The Science of Intelligent AchievementThe Science of Intelligent Achievement

"The book shows you that it's never too late to turn things around." —Dr. Klodjan Stafa, Senior Scientist at Estée Lauder Companies "Reading this book is like a healthy punch in the gut.

Author: Isaiah Hankel

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780857087607


Page: 312

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"this book will show you how to develop your focus by being very selective with where you spend your mental energy. If you've failed to reach an important goal because you were distracted, misinformed, or overcommitted, then you know the role focus and selectivity play in achievement. Second, you will learn how to stop allowing your happiness and success to be dependent on other people and instead, start taking ownership over your life. Finally, you will learn the art of changing your life through pragmatic decisions and actions. Self-improvement is not the result of dramatic changes. Instead, science has shown that personal and professional change is initiated and sustained by consistent, practical changes. To grow, you must leverage the power of micro-decisions, personality responsibility, and mini-habits. Your own biology will not let you improve your life in any other way"--

Black Hole FocusBlack Hole Focus

In this book, you will learn: How to understand what you really want in life and how to get it Why people with a powerful purpose live to 100 How to rapidly improve focus and change your life using the secret techniques of an international ...

Author: Isaiah Hankel

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0857085611


Page: 272

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" absurdly motivating book." ?A.J. Jacobs, New York Times bestselling author Don?t get stuck on a career path you have no passion for. Don?t waste your intelligence on something that doesn?t really mean anything more to you than a paycheck. Let Isaiah Hankel help you define a focus so powerful that everything in your life will be pulled towards it. Create your purpose and change your life. Be focused. Be fulfilled. Be successful. Black Hole Focus has been endorsed by top names in business, entrepreneurship, and academia, including 4 times New York Times bestseller AJ Jacobs and Harvard Medical School Postdoc Director Dr. Jim Gould. The book is broken up into 3 different sections; the first section shows you why you need a purpose in life, the second section shows you how to find your new purpose, and the third section shows you how to achieve your goals when facing adversity. In this book, you will learn: How to understand what you really want in life and how to get it Why people with a powerful purpose live to 100 How to rapidly improve focus and change your life using the secret techniques of an international memory champion How people like Jim Carrey, Oprah Winfrey, and J.K. Rowling transformed pain into purpose How to start a business by avoiding willpower depletion and the life hack lie Black Hole Focus includes exclusive case studies from medical practitioners, research scientists, lawyers, corporate executives and small business owners who have used the techniques described in this book to achieve massive success in their own lives. About the Author: Dr. Hankel is an internationally recognized expert in the biotechnology industry and prolific public speaker. He's given over 250 seminars in 22 different countries while working with many of the world's most respected companies and institutions, including Harvard University, Oxford University, Roche Pharmaceuticals, Eli Lilly & Company, Baxter International and Pfizer. Dr. Hankel uses the science of purpose and the principles of entrepreneurship to help people achieve their biggest goals.

Achievement and Assurance of SafetyAchievement and Assurance of Safety

The architecture of the prototype SAFE-DIS IS has been influenced by design considerations in NASA's Scientists' Intelligent Graphic Modelling System (SIGMA) developed by Keller, Rimon and Das (1994) and in expert systems developed at ...

Author: Felix Redmill

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781447130031


Page: 329

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Each year there are improvements in safety-critical system technology. These arise both from developments in the contributing technologies, such as safety engineering, software engineering, human factors and risk assessment, and from the adoption or adaptation of appropriate techniques from other domains, such as security. For these improvements to be of real benefit, they need to be applied during the appropriate stage in the life cycle of the system, whether it be development, assessment, or operation. For this to occur, they must be communicated and explained. Each year the Safety-critical Systems Symposium offers a distinguished forum for the presentation of papers on such developments, and also for papers from industry on the lessons learned from the use of technologies and methods. The results of many collaborative research projects, with components from both industry and academia, are reported in a universally understandable form. In 1995 the Symposium was held in Brighton, a venue calculated to stimulate not just the presenters of papers, but all the delegates. Yet, this book of Proceedings is intended not only for the delegates but also for readers not able to attend the event itself. We welcome both categories of reader. Delegates have the benefit of attending the presentations and the opportunity to participate in the discussions; those who take up this book after the event can peruse it attheir leisure and, perhaps, on account of it will resolve to attend subsequent symposia.

Advances in Computer Science Intelligent Systems and EnvironmentAdvances in Computer Science Intelligent Systems and Environment

3.4 Establish a scientific management system and operation mechanism. ... promote the basic research; Relying on scientific and technological achievement commercialization, driving the application research and is promotion; ...

Author: David Jin

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783642237539


Page: 736

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CSISE2011 is an integrated conference concentrating its focus upon Computer Science,Intelligent System and Environment. In the proceeding, you can learn much more knowledge about Computer Science, Intelligent System and Environment of researchers all around the world. The international conference will provide a forum for engineers, scientist, teachers and all researchers to discuss their latest research achievements and their future research plan. The main role of the proceeding is to be used as an exchange pillar for researchers who are working in the mentioned field. In order to meet high standard of Springer ́s Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing ,the organization committee has made their efforts to do the following things. Firstly, poor quality paper has been refused after reviewing course by anonymous referee experts. Secondly, periodically review meetings have been held around the reviewers about five times for exchanging reviewing suggestions. Finally, the conference organization had several preliminary sessions before the conference. Through efforts of different people and departments, the conference will be successful and fruitful. We hope that you can get much more knowledges from our CSISE2011, and we also hope that you can give us good suggestions to improve our work in the future.

The Science of EducationThe Science of Education

In some cases, they may not know howto study, having never done it before. In others, they simply cannot accept the fact that some tasks require effort. If thescholastic achievement ofhighly intelligent children remains below average ...

Author: Scientific American Editors

Publisher: Scientific American

ISBN: 9781466824140


Page: 226

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The Science of Education: Back to School by the Editors of Scientific American Updated Edition. This eBook has been updated to include content from two special reports on education. Scientific American's popular "Learning in the Digital Age," is included almost in its entirety as the new Section 7 and analyzes the positive and negative effects of the digital revolution on education. In addition, two new articles from Scientific American Mind's report "The Science of Better Learning" are included in Section 2: "For the Love of Math" and "The Science of Handwriting." The first examines the benefits of guided-discovery programs like JUMP in teaching math, and the second discusses research that shows forming words by hand rather than typing may lead to longer-term memories. These and the rest of the articles in this collection explore how learning is a scientific process and offer the latest theories of education. Section 1, "The Lesson Plan," begins with how children learn and includes an eye-opening piece by Scientific American Editor Ingrid Wickelgren on how honing certain psychological skills not only enhances learning but also helps kids fight frustration and ward off stress. Other sections cover teaching the three Rs, the unique requirements of gifted children, controversies of class size, roles of parents and teachers and the imperative to improve science teaching. Individual articles delve into specific issues such as how a focus on intellect over effort can negatively affect potential, the role that errors play in retention, how physical activity boosts academic achievement, the effects of parents versus peer groups on behavior and much more. In this anthology, Scientific American has gathered some of its best reporting on the challenges, successes and the execution of a scientific approach to education. Together, they help construct a path for success for the next generation.

Explaining Inequalities in School AchievementExplaining Inequalities in School Achievement

To act intelligently is to select means appropriate to one's chosen ends, to reflect on the consequences of one's ... The 'method of intelligence' is simply the scientific method, and the growth and application of these critical ...

Author: Roy Nash

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317137672


Page: 282

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Inequalities in educational opportunity have been a persistent feature of all school systems for generations, with conventional explanations of differences in educational attainment tending to be reduced to either quantitative or non-quantitative 'list' theories. In this groundbreaking book, Roy Nash argues that a realist framework for the sociological explanation of educational group differences can, and must be, constructed. A move to such an explanatory framework will allow us to take into account the social influences of early childhood development, the later emergence of social identities, and the nature of the social class impact of educational and career decision-making. By building on the critical analyses of the theories of Bourdieu, Boudon and Bernstein, this book makes a vital contribution to the current policy and theoretical debate about the causes of educational inequality.

Large Scale Machine Learning in the Earth SciencesLarge Scale Machine Learning in the Earth Sciences

He has won numerous awards including the IEEE Computer Society Technical Achievement Award for “pioneering contributions to intelligent information systems,” the NASA Exceptional Achievement Medal for contributions to state-of-the-art ...

Author: Ashok N. Srivastava

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781498703888


Page: 208

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From the Foreword: "While large-scale machine learning and data mining have greatly impacted a range of commercial applications, their use in the field of Earth sciences is still in the early stages. This book, edited by Ashok Srivastava, Ramakrishna Nemani, and Karsten Steinhaeuser, serves as an outstanding resource for anyone interested in the opportunities and challenges for the machine learning community in analyzing these data sets to answer questions of urgent societal interest...I hope that this book will inspire more computer scientists to focus on environmental applications, and Earth scientists to seek collaborations with researchers in machine learning and data mining to advance the frontiers in Earth sciences." --Vipin Kumar, University of Minnesota Large-Scale Machine Learning in the Earth Sciences provides researchers and practitioners with a broad overview of some of the key challenges in the intersection of Earth science, computer science, statistics, and related fields. It explores a wide range of topics and provides a compilation of recent research in the application of machine learning in the field of Earth Science. Making predictions based on observational data is a theme of the book, and the book includes chapters on the use of network science to understand and discover teleconnections in extreme climate and weather events, as well as using structured estimation in high dimensions. The use of ensemble machine learning models to combine predictions of global climate models using information from spatial and temporal patterns is also explored. The second part of the book features a discussion on statistical downscaling in climate with state-of-the-art scalable machine learning, as well as an overview of methods to understand and predict the proliferation of biological species due to changes in environmental conditions. The problem of using large-scale machine learning to study the formation of tornadoes is also explored in depth. The last part of the book covers the use of deep learning algorithms to classify images that have very high resolution, as well as the unmixing of spectral signals in remote sensing images of land cover. The authors also apply long-tail distributions to geoscience resources, in the final chapter of the book.

The History of the Science fiction MagazineThe History of the Science fiction Magazine

... but intelligent space operas and science fantasies , Thrilling Wonder and Startling were encouraging writers to develop a sense of wonder at a more human level and to discover the excitement of scientific achievement , even at the ...

Author: Mike Ashley

Publisher: Liverpool University Press

ISBN: 0853238553


Page: 300

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This is the first of three volumes that chart the history of the science fiction magazine from the earliest days to the present. This first volume looks at the exuberant years of the pulp magazines. It traces the growth and development of the science fiction magazines from when Hugo Gernsback launched the very first, Amazing Stories, in 1926 through to the birth of the atomic age and the death of the pulps in the early 1950s. These were the days of the youth of science fiction, when it was brash, raw and exciting: the days of the first great space operas by Edward Elmer Smith and Edmond Hamilton, through the cosmic thought variants by Murray Leinster, Jack Williamson and others to the early 1940s when John W. Campbell at Astounding did his best to nurture the infant genre into adulthood. Under him such major names as Robert A. Heinlein, Isaac Asimov, A. E. van Vogt and Theodore Sturgeon emerged who, along with other such new talents as Ray Bradbury and Arthur C. Clarke, helped create modern science fiction. For over forty years magazines were at the heart of science fiction and this book considers how the magazines, and their publishers, editors and authors influenced the growth and perception of this fascinating genre.

The Science SpellThe Science Spell

Essays on Why Science Can Coexist with Spirituality Chris Spark ... Filling in Blanks The young woman in Pinker's audience was one of many intelligent people who go to Science to break spells. All the spells. Once and for all.

Author: Chris Spark

Publisher: Spark Writes

ISBN: 9781736910719


Page: 126

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His father was a scientist and atheist, his mother a spiritual seeker. As a boy, he could sense magic, even God—in the woods that surrounded their rural New Hampshire home, in the music of the Beatles, and in the mystery of dreams. But how could any of that really be real? Surely, the science his father believed in told us what was really real: Our sense of having a soul is just chemicals. Our presence in the universe is just the result of impersonal laws and natural selection. And all our hopes are ultimately doomed in the eternal extinction of death. That last one was the biggest gut-punch. As a boy, Chris would sometimes lie in bed and contemplate that awful and seemingly certain fate—until it became unbearable and, with a shudder, he pushed it from his mind. But over the years, as he read, contemplated, and experienced more, he began to see things differently. He began to realize that you could be intelligent and open-minded—like scientists are supposed to be—and also embrace the reality of realms beyond. In fact, he came to see that the more intelligence and open-mindedness we bring to the question of ultimate reality, the less our conventional science looks like an authority on the topic. The essays in The Science Spell don’t question the value of science. In fact, they push its critical thinking further than most scientists are used to. In easy, playful prose, these essays go where our most educated and well-respected citizens generally don’t. In doing so, they explore a paradox: The idea of a universe devoid of magic may itself be a kind of spell. Want to wake up? Essays include: The Science Fiction: How Scientific Are Scientists? Who Should We Ask About God?: Do Scientists Know What Reality Is? What You See Is What You See: Common Sense & Ultimate Truth Where Scientists Fear to Tread: Science, Taboos, Magic, & Meaning The Science Spell: Science & the Big Picture — Summa cum laude Harvard graduate, comedy screenwriter, math and science teacher, philosopher, and published poet, Chris Spark has been a lifelong seeker of truth, without regard for the conventional ways our culture tends to divide up reality. The Science Spell is the first collection of essays in the series Making Belief: Essays Towards a Natural, Magical, Intelligent Faith. In these essays, Spark explores deep, life-changing ideas in lively, down-to-earth prose. What are the hidden connections between geometry and Jesus, reason and revelation, the paranormal and the pedestrian? Is there a boundary between the impish and the important? Between the sensual and the spiritual? Between the everyday and the exalted? Refusing to stop at border crossings or check points, Chris Spark roams coyote-like through the terrain of science, philosophy, sociology, anthropology, psychology, history, myth, religion, the supernatural, and our own direct experience of the world. By blending what we tend to keep separate, Spark’s essays offer us perspective on the ways our culture has conditioned us to feel divided and confused, buffeted by competing ideas about existence. In these essays, you’ll discover a way to feel yourself more wholly, as part of a coherent, meaningful cosmos—one in which Western civilization is but one of many stars.

Advancements in Smart City and Intelligent BuildingAdvancements in Smart City and Intelligent Building

This book addresses the recent development and achievement in the field of smart city and intelligent building.

Author: Qiansheng Fang

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9789811367335


Page: 633

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The book entitled “Advancements in Smart City and Intelligent Building” is the Proceedings of the International Conference on Smart City and Intelligent Building (ICSCIB 2018) held in Hefei, China, September 15-16, 2018. It contains 58 papers in total categorized into 8 different tracks, on Building Energy Efficiency, Construction Robot and Automation, Intelligent Community and Urban Safety, Intelligentialization of Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning System, Information Technology and Intelligent Transportation Systems, New Generation Intelligent Building Platform Techniques, Smart Home and Utility, and Smart Underground Space, which cover a wide range areas of smart cities and intelligent buildings. ICSCIB2018 provided an international forum for professionals, academics, and researchers to present the latest developments from interdisciplinary theoretical studies, computational algorithm developments and engineering applications in smart cities and smart buildings. This academic event featured many opportunities to network with colleagues from around the world in a wonderful environment. Its program covered invitation and presentations from scientists, researchers, and practitioners who have been working in the related areas to establish platforms for collaborative research projects in these fields. The conference invited leaders from industry and academia to exchange and share their experiences, present research results, explore collaborations and to spark new ideas, with the aim of developing new projects and exploiting new technology in these fields, and bridge theoretical studies and emerging applications in various science and engineering branches. This book addresses the recent development and achievement in the field of smart city and intelligent building. It is primarily intended for researchers and students for undergraduate and postgraduate programs in the background of multiple disciplines including computer science, information systems, information technology, automatic control and automation, electrical and electronic engineering, and telecommunications who wish to develop and share their ideas, knowledge and new findings in smart city and intelligent building.

Achievement In BiologyAchievement In Biology

the educational atmosphere , the competitive spirit among the pupils , the amenities provided to pupils to pursue education , the exposure to science fairs , exhibitions , workshops , etc. , the student participation in teaching ...

Author: D. Bhaskara Rao

Publisher: Discovery Publishing House

ISBN: 8171412645


Page: 102

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Contents: Introduction, Related Literature, Research Design, Data Aalysis and Findings, Conclusions and Discussion.

Proceedings of the 1966 Standards Laboratory Conference Presented Proceedings of the 1966 Standards Laboratory Conference Presented

The science of measurement is supposed to be one of the most exacting of all sciences . ... The long range goals for achieving intelligent and efficient communication among organizations involved in the science of measurement are as ...

Author: National Conference of Standards Laboratories


ISBN: PSU:000071919713


Page: 192

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Miscellaneous Publication National Bureau of StandardsMiscellaneous Publication National Bureau of Standards

Introduction as The long range goals for achieving intelligent and efficient communication among organizations involved in the science of measurement are follows : 1. Establish and maintain contact with all organizations involved in the ...

Author: United States. National Bureau of Standards


ISBN: STANFORD:36105111232232



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The Sciences Media Connection Public Communication and its RepercussionsThe Sciences Media Connection Public Communication and its Repercussions

Grounding media prominence in scientific achievement is a first strategy of ambivalence management: “He has very ... in the life sciences are claims to have cloned human life by the Raelian sect and the debates on intelligent design.

Author: Simone Rödder

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9400720858


Page: 380

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The Yearbook addresses the overriding question: what are the effects of the ‘opening up’ of science to the media? Theoretical considerations and a host of empirical studies covering different configurations provide an in-depth analysis of the sciences’ media connection and its repercussions on science itself. They help to form a sound judgement on this recent development.

The Biology of Beauty The Science behind Human AttractivenessThe Biology of Beauty The Science behind Human Attractiveness

In a study of criminal cases, research even showed that jurors were less likely to believe that attractive individuals were guilty of a crime. In the United States, physically attractive individuals are thought to be happier, smarter, ...

Author: Rachelle M. Smith

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781440849893


Page: 264

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This thought-provoking book examines the science behind human attractiveness—the ratios, proportions, and other factors that to a large extent dictate what we find "beautiful." • Explores the high-interest and often controversial subject of beauty objectively, drawing on numerous scientific and psychological studies • Demonstrates both the universal and variable aspects of beauty, helping readers to understand how ideals change over time and from culture to culture • Examines the physical and psychological effects of living in a highly beauty-conscious society and highlights the impact of media on cultural ideals • Features a unique two-part organization that offers readers a broad conceptual framework followed by a detailed analysis of particular features that contribute to attractiveness

The Factors Effecting Student AchievementThe Factors Effecting Student Achievement

Promoting self-regulation in science education: Metacognition as part of a broader perspective on learning. ... Can highly intelligent and high-achieving students benefit from training in self-regulated learning in a regular classroom ...

Author: Engin Karadag

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783319560830


Page: 337

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This book focuses on the effect of psychological, social and demographic variables on student achievement and summarizes the current research findings in the field. It addresses the need for inclusive and interpretive studies in the field in order to interpret student achievement literature and suggests new pathways for further studies. Appropriately, a meta-analysis approach is used by the contributors to show the big picture to the researchers by analyzing and combining the findings from different independent studies. In particular, the authors compile various studies examining the relationship between student achievement and 21 psychological, social and demographic variables separately. The philosophy behind this book is to direct future research and practices rather than addressing the limits of current studies.