Active Space at Portugal New Space Evening
Innovation Area Manager Bruno Antunes, presenting Active Space Technologies and our Technology Transfer experience at the Portugal New Space Evening.
Lançamento "Portugal New Space Entrepreneurship Initiative 2030"
Lançamento Portugal New Space Entrepreneurship Initiative 2030
Carla Juaçaba, “Empty Space”
The lecture will present recent projects, focusing on Venice Architecture Biennale 2018: the project “Vatican Chapels” for the Holy See Pavilion, and “Ballast” for the curators of the Biennale. The continuity of the “Humanidade Pavilion”, a few exhibition designs done in Rio de Janeiro and housing project will also be presented.
Since 2000, Carla Juaçaba has developed her independent practice of architecture and research from its base in Rio de Janeiro. Her office is currently engaged in both cultural programs and private projects.
After graduating, she worked on the Atelier House, Rio Bonito House, Varanda House, Santa Teresa House, and several exhibition designs. The ephemeral Pavilion Humanidade 2012 for Rio+20 was conceived with the theater director Bia Lessa.
Carla Juaçaba frequently takes part in academic and teaching opportunities as well as research studies. Recently she has given lectures at the GSD, Columbia University GSAPP, and Academia di Architettura Mendrisio. She's led workshops at IUAV di Venezia in 2014 and was on the jury at BIAU Bienal Ibero Americana in Madrid 2012. She won the first edition of the international prize ArcVision Women and Architecture in 2013. For the Venice Architecture Biennale 2018, she has contributed the project BALLAST, as well being one of architects commissioned for the Vatican Chapels project for the Holy See Pavilion.
New Horizons - Summiting the Solar System: Part 1
Summiting the Solar System is a story of exploration at its most ambitious and extreme.
On January 1, 2019, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft flies by a small Kuiper Belt Object known scientifically as 2014 MU69, but nicknamed Ultima Thule. Ultima is four billion miles from Earth, and will be the most ancient and most distant world ever explored close up. It is expected to offer discoveries about the origin and evolution of our solar system. Chosen by the team and the public, the nickname honors the mythical land beyond the edges of the known world.
But Summiting is much more than the story of a sophisticated, plutonium-fueled robotic spacecraft exploring far from the Sun. The New Horizons mission is powered as much by the passions of a small team of humans—men and women, scientists and engineers—for whom pushing the frontiers of the known, climbing the very peaks of the possible, has been the dream of many decades.
More on the New Horizons mission: pluto.jhuapl.edu
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A Man with a Gun Lives Here, by Steve Snowden
Performed by line upon line
Matthew Teodori, Cullen Faulk, and Adam Bedell
Mvt. 1 - Be Prepared to Defend Yourself (0:14)
Mvt. 2 - There are Thieves About (3:07)
Mvt. 3 - A Man with a Gun Lives Here (5:52)
ABOUT THE PIECE:
Most prevalent during the Great Depression, hobos were nomads who roamed the United States taking work wherever they could. In their extensive travels, hobos learned to leave notes for each other, giving information about places to camp, where to find a meal, or dangers that lay ahead. This unique Hobo Code was known to the brotherhood of freight train riders and used by all to keep the community of traveling workers safe, fed and in work.
Life as a hobo was difficult and dangerous. These vagabonds developed their own secret pictographic language to help other hobos to food, water and work or to direct them away from dangerous situations. The Hobo Code is a fascinating system of symbols understood among the hobo community. Because hobos weren't typically welcomed (and were often illiterate), messages left for others in the community had to be easy for hobos to read but look like little more than random markings to everyone else to maintain an element of secrecy. Scrawled in places where hobos were likely to convene, the purpose of the code was not only to help other hobos find what they needed, but to keep the entire lifestyle possible for everyone.
Each movement of this piece is based on one of these symbols and, just like those resourceful hobos, makes use of very limited materials. All activity is centered on a single bass drum. Other items utilized include steel plates, rubber balls, and a paper bag containing 3 lbs of loose buckshot.
ABOUT THE COMPOSER:
Steven Snowden creates music for a diverse array of settings including theater, dance, film, multimedia installations, and the concert stage. He has focused much of his recent work on interdisciplinary collaboration and remains active as a performer in both acoustic and electronic mediums. Raised in rural Southwest Missouri, Snowden began composition studies in 2002, received his Masters degree in composition at the University of Colorado and DMA at the University of Texas at Austin. He is a co-founder/director of the Fast Forward Austin new music organization and his works have been performed by many outstanding ensembles at numerous festivals and concert series across five continents.
He has recently received awards and fellowships from the Aspen Music Festival, the Left Coast Chamber Ensemble, the Austin Critics' Table, Copland House, ISCM World Music Days, Future Places Portugal, MACRO, IC 2013, The Mizzou New Music International Composers Festival and the ASCAP Morton Gould Awards among others. He was also the recipient of a 2012-2013 Fulbright Grant to Portugal in music composition/technology where he researched the augmentation of interactive motion tracking systems for use in large-scale interdisciplinary collaborations. He's currently a visiting professor and composer in residence at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.
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Formed in 2009, line upon line percussion is committed to seeking new ways for percussion instruments to advance contemporary music. To date, the ensemble has commissioned and premiered 8 new works for percussion with 13 additional works currently in the collaborative process. In 2011, the Austin-based trio released a disc of commissioned, homegrown music and premiered their award winning project, seeing times are not hidden, a site-specific work for custom chimes. April 2013 brought the North American premiere of Hugues Dufourt's massive, evening-length masterpiece, Erewhon.
After nominations in 2011 and 2012, the trio was named Best Ensemble by the Austin Critics' Table in 2013. The Austinist called line upon line the premier new music percussion ensemble in Texas and the South.
line upon line maintains educational and outreach roles with the Austin Chamber Music Center and has performed and taught at numerous academic institutions around the United States. November 2012 marked their first appearance at the Percussive Arts Society International Convention. The group has previously performed at the Fusebox Festival, SXSW, Fast Forward Austin, the Victoria Bach Festival and the International Festival-Institute at Round Top.
Sex for Grades: undercover inside Nigerian and Ghanaian universities - BBC Africa Eye documentary
Universities in Nigeria and Ghana have been plagued by stories of sexual harassment by lecturers and professors for decades. Allegations include a wide array of abuses, from blackmailing students for sex in exchange for marks and admission to lewd comments and grooming.
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Ames Moot Court Competition 2019
The case, United States Department of Interior v. Bryce Caldwell, was argued on Nov. 12, at the Ames Moot Court Competition. The presiding judges were Merrick Garland ’77, of the United States Court of Appeals District of Columbia Circuit; Michelle Friedland of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and Amul Thapar, of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.
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The Ames Competition, held in the historic Ames Courtroom of Harvard Law School, is one of the most prestigious competitions for appellate brief writing and advocacy in the country. The students participating in the Final Round started the competition in fall of their 2L year. Two teams progressed to the Final Round through their strong research abilities and excellent written and oral advocacy.
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The City of the Jews: Segregated Space & the Admission of Strangers in the Jewish Ghetto of Venice
This program, La Città degli Ebrei/The City of the Jews: Segregated Space and the Admission of Strangers in the Jewish Ghetto of Venice, marked the 500th anniversary of the establishment of the Jewish Ghetto of Venice in 1516. The event was held in collaboration with the Embassy of Italy and the Joseph and Rebecca Meyerhoff Center for Jewish Studies at the University of Maryland.
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Townhouse For rent in Vilamoura, Loulé - Algarve
Townhouse For rent in Vilamoura, Loulé - Algarve
Situated in a Luxury private condominium in the most prestigious area of Vilamoura, the townhouse is comprises of 3 ensuite bedrooms, offering modern high quality furniture. Thanks to the generous space, this townhouse is perfect for up to 6 people. All the bedrooms have a private terrace or balcony, with lounge chair, a table and 2 seaters. The kitchen is fully equipped. The large living room, with sofas, a comfortable dining area and fireplace, provides a cozy and warm atmosphere. The ground floor terrace has BBQ and dining “al fresco” for 6 people. The condominium offers 2 adults outdoor swimming pools, children playground & pool bar service during the summer time.
The townhouse have also a roof terrace, with table & Chairs, to enjoy a great morning or evening.
The condominium is close to the 5 Star hotel Tivoli Victoria and golf courses Victoria, Millennium and Laguna, which host the ever famous event, the Portugal Master. It is also walking distance from the equestrian centre, where two of the largest equestrian competitions are held anually- The Champions and Atlantic Tours.
Vilamoura- home to the award winning International Marina has everything at your disposal. If you are looking for a healthy and active lifestyle, here, there is something for everyone! One of the amenities, the shared bicycle system network which covers the whole of Vilamoura, both its tourist and residential areas, is designed for you to explore and enjoy. The extensive network of stations around Vilamoura and cycle lanes makes this a picturesque and safe way to travel. Your safety and security is a priority, and Vilamoura boasts 24 hour security for all of their residents and guests. Keen golfers will feel right at home with a choice of 5 beautiful golf courses. Vilamoura also plays host to the Portugal Masters in October, bringing in some of the most famous professional golf players around today. For those who purely want to indulge in exquisite Mediterranean cuisine there are plenty
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Student discussion panels during the 2016 World Business Forum in New York City. Students and faculty are proudly representing many Laureate institutions and discussing topics related to business, human capital, creativity, and passion
The Periodic Table Song (2018 UPDATE!)
The COMPLETE Periodic Table!
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There's Hydrogen and Helium
Then Lithium, Beryllium
Boron, Carbon everywhere
Nitrogen all through the air
With Oxygen so you can breathe
And Fluorine for your pretty teeth
Neon to light up the signs
Sodium for salty times
Magnesium, Aluminium, Silicon
Phosphorus, then Sulfur, Chlorine and Argon
Potassium, and Calcium so you'll grow strong
Scandium, Titanium, Vanadium and Chromium and Manganese
This is the Periodic Table
Noble gas is stable
Halogens and Alkali react agressively
Each period will see new outer shells
While electrons are added moving to the right
Iron is the 26th
Then Cobalt, Nickel coins you get
Copper, Zinc and Gallium
Germanium and Arsenic
Selenium and Bromine film
While Krypton helps light up your room
Rubidium and Strontium then Yttrium, Zirconium
Niobium, Molybdenum, Technetium
Ruthenium, Rhodium, Palladium
Silver-ware then Cadmium and Indium
Tin-cans, Antimony then Tellurium and Iodine and Xenon and then Caesium and...
Barium is 56 and this is where the table splits
Where Lanthanides have just begun
Lanthanum, Cerium and Praseodymium
Neodymium's next too
Promethium, then 62's
Samarium, Europium, Gadolinium and Terbium
Dysprosium, Holmium, Erbium, Thulium
Hafnium, Tantalum, Tungsten then we're on to
Rhenium, Osmium and Iridium
Platinum, Gold to make you rich till you grow old
Mercury to tell you when it's really cold
Thallium and Lead then Bismuth for your tummy
Polonium, Astatine would not be yummy
Radon, Francium will last a little time
Radium then Actinides at 89
Actinium, Thorium, Protactinium
Uranium, Neptunium, Plutonium
Americium, Curium, Berkelium
Californium, Einsteinium, Fermium
Mendelevium, Nobelium, Lawrencium
Rutherfordium, Dubnium, Seaborgium
Bohrium, Hassium then Meitnerium
Darmstadtium, Roentgenium, Copernicium
Tennessine and Oganesson
And then we're done!!
The 6 Phase Guided Meditation | Vishen Lakhiani
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The 6 Phase Meditation, created by Vishen Lakhiani, is a daily affirmation for manifesting abundance in every aspect of your life.
When I was 14, I discovered meditation and since then I've made it a part of my life. In fact, when I lived in New York, I was a meditation instructor for 5 years. Now that I've been working in personal growth and spirituality for over a decade, I've had the chance to experiment with a wide variety of meditation techniques, creative visualizations, and mind exercises
This one is a very personal 6-phase dynamic meditation technique that I developed myself and use on a daily basis. I shared this with friends and family and they all loved it.
Below are the 6 phases. Mix this meditation with any background sound or music you like and listen daily to manifest the best results.
HERE ARE THE 6 PHASES
Freedom from negative charges
Intentions for the day
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James Marshall | The 3 Pillars of Seductive Success | Full Length HD
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Before founding the Natural Lifestyles, James had a very colourful career in an amazing variety of areas. His different vocations and passions have given him a unique set of skills directly applicable to seduction and modern romance. From touring the country in his band (playing everything from huge festivals to a private performance for the Rebel Motorcycle gang), running his own successful massage business, to studying martial arts at Shaolin temple and representing Australia in Kung Fu; James has always pushed himself to explore his ultimate potential in whatever he pursues.
Women are naturally attracted to men who follow their dreams, so along the way he has developed great proficiency with them. Applying the discipline and intensity of a martial artist, the sensitivity of a masseur and the artistic passion of a musician to this pursuit; he has dated many incredible women and learned a great deal by observing and listening to them.
As a coach James is an astute listener and is able to read between the lines to get straight to the heart of his clients issues. He has an deep knowledge of body language and conversational patterns, which allow him to transfer immediately useful practical advice to his clients. His style infield is relaxed and charming and he is particularly good at helping clients get into deep rapport with the women they meet and setting them up on the path to successful relationships.
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Transequatorial "Plasmic" Solar Loops | September 16, 2012
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Recorded on September 16, 2012.
Here are the last 24 hours from the sun, pretty quiet, but incoming Active Region (spray surges detected)!
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Smart Skirting Board ®
Smart Skirting Board ® - Created and developed by: V.M.S. Fernandes, Lisbon Portugal, S. Pedro Residence. Teresa Tupholme, M.Psych., Lisbon Portugal, Uroclínica. J.P. Marujo, PhD, Lisbon Portugal, Unitranspessoal.
Purpose To create a wooden skirting board that ensures a more active surveillance of the elderly, as well as, the prevention of wheelchair accidents. Essentially this is an innovative tool that stimulates the visual, auditory and tactile senses of dementia patients providing cognitive stimulation that will delay the progression of dementia. By means of a light device in the Snoezelen system which is built into the skirting board, brain stimulation is achieved, improving the elderly person's attention span, memory, mood, verbal skills and concentration and helping them to relax, ultimately providing the elderly person with a means to cope with challenges of daily life (Staal, 2004). The skirting boards position and measurements have been carefully designed to prevent accidents, to allow for the installation of the technology and for easier access of the user. Method This skirting board has a width of 15cm and a height of 20-30 cm; and has been placed above the ankle line (8-12cm above ground level). These specific measurements facilitate the user's movement without the wheelchair's hand rims touching the wall, thus preventing damage to the walls and simultaneously avoiding possible injury to the user's hands. In addition to protecting the wheelchair user, these specific skirting board measurements have been designed to accommodate all the installed technology; the Snoezelen System, CD Player, Video Camera, Microphone and Motion Detectors, (Fig. 1). A non-scientific assessment of the skirting board has been carried out with formal health caretakers who have reported an improvement in the elderly person's responses to daily life challenges and an enhanced level of their well-being and will to live. Results & Discussion Advantages of this innovative skirting board include; prevention of hand injuries, protection of the walls from wheelchair damage; direct and permanent contact with the user and easy application without damage to the walls. The system has been equipped with a voice device that allows for a conversation to take place in real time, as well as, a video camera that allows for motion detection inside the room and also protects the individual's privacy considering it is 15 cm above ground level. It allows the caretaker to monitor the elderly. Moreover, the evening presence light on the skirting board ensures that when the elderly person wakes up at night he/she does not feel disorientated. The skirting board also has an in-built music system for the elderly person to hear the radio and a CD player which enables him to listen to relaxation CDS with voice instruction and music designed to promote reminiscence, intended to stimulate memories and is equipped with one or more energy points which may be used for charging electronic equipment, such as mobile phones. The skirting board is equipped with a Snoezelen system, placed at the top, which reflects various colors on the walls, providing moments of pleasure and relaxation to the elderly. Relaxing music has been added in digital form. This skirting board has been created with two types of sensors, one that monitors movement in the room and another that provides warning of the entry/exit of the individual from the room. When triggered, the latter activates a red light in the entry/exit point of the room, as well as a call bell. This equipment may be fully or partially controlled by the elderly person, depending on his/her psychomotor status and may be placed in any type of housing for the elderly or in private homes.
References: J.P. Marujo - Gerontodesign: the trademark of the design, the ergonomic design, the brand or no-name brands? Working papers: Senses and sensibility in technology: linking tradition to innovation through design, IADE, Lisboa, 2003, pp. 290-296.
J. Staal - Better Living through Snoezelen at Beth Israel New York (Dementia), New York Press, 2004.
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