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Wie kriege ich, was ich will?

Wie kriege ich, was ich will? | Writing mag | Scoop.it
«Ich will eine sechsmonatige Auszeit»: Uma Thurman in «Pulp Fiction». Foto: PD Neulich hatte ich ein längeres Gespräch mit der freundlich-professionellen Empfangsdame eines frisch...
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Video How To Ask For A Raise .mov (link is to other vid, the How To Ask For A Raise comes then automatically, at second position):  http://read.bi/1t8r8LE

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Live the 80/20 Rule

Live the 80/20 Rule | Writing mag | Scoop.it
“There is nothing quite so useless, as doing with great efficiency, something that should not be done at all.”Peter DruckerAlso known as the 80:20 rule, irrespective of the nature of your business,
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80:20 rule. In other words, la perfection n'est pas du ce monde. To get ready with the last 4% of a sci. research you'll need 5 times the budget as it was for the first 95%. 1% uncertainty is good cause certainty for it were unpayable at all.

 

Periodic stress on that Pareto Principle. Otherwise put,
I like Chemistry jokes. But only Periodically!
https://twitter.com/Kensington_Gore/status/437694568981872640 . Wenns nichts bringt, so schadet es nicht.

 

Good to know. And apply.

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Renault va va voom prank test drive (female driver) - YouTube

What happens when a female driver presses the Va Va Voom button on the dashboard of the new Renault Clio? This, apparently. If only the button really existed...
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Va va voom button. I wish it for me!

(the "male" pendent is here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5uaDcc7NS0U )

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5 Questions for Poets

5 Questions for Poets | Writing mag | Scoop.it
Jonathan Hobratsch, writing in the Huffington Post, celebrates National Poetry Month by posing 5 questions by readers of poetry to some of the "top poets" writing today. Alfred Corn posted the ques...
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Revise, revise, but when is too much?

Revise, revise, but when is too much? | Writing mag | Scoop.it
One of my oldest friends and long-time readers, the photographer Joshua Sheldon, was with me when I wrote a poem called "Fallow Field." In fact, we were both inspired by the same image we saw, one ...
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Aleatoricism in Creativity - WikiBrains Blog

Aleatoricism in Creativity - WikiBrains Blog | Writing mag | Scoop.it
There's a part of creative thinking entitled to randomness and it can happen thanks to aleatoricism. A constant interaction between the mind and the random.
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Alea iacta est (English: "The die has been cast") is a Latin phrase attributed by Suetonius (as iacta alea est) to Julius Caesar on January 10, 49 BC as he led his army across the River Rubicon.

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What is Google Authorship? Tips and Resources

What is Google Authorship? Tips and Resources | Writing mag | Scoop.it
As professional content curators, creators, and promoters, we've all heard about the importance of Google Authorship, and know that, somehow, it does have more benefits than just causing our beautiful faces to show up in search results next to content we've published.

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Facebook Creates Software That Matches Faces Almost as Well as You Do | MIT Technology Review

Facebook Creates Software That Matches Faces Almost as Well as You Do | MIT Technology Review | Writing mag | Scoop.it
Facebook’s new AI research group reports a major improvement in face-processing software.

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Using deep learning. It looks like Google is not the only one investing in deep learning.

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How does our brain know what is a face and what's not?

How does our brain know what is a face and what's not? | Writing mag | Scoop.it
Objects that resemble faces are everywhere. Whether it’s New Hampshire’s erstwhile granite “Old Man of the Mountain,” or Jesus’ face on a tortilla, our brains are adept at locating images that look like faces.

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REAL Face Proportions

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This unique reference guide takes a different approach at defining the proportions of the human face by combining proportions from real models. It also includes useful information about the placement of the eyes, lips, nose, and other facial features on the face.

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Face Patterns Drawing Reference

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Use this reference guide to find out new ways of drawing facial features using lines of symmetry and useful tips. The guide includes information about drawing the face from the front and size view, drawing eyes, and nose lips and ears.


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Tutorial HOW TO DRAW A FACE

Tutorial HOW TO DRAW A FACE | Writing mag | Scoop.it
So, this is how I draw a face, step by step, hope this is useful. Forgive my mistakes! Here's a video of mine where I draw a face--->[link] Follow me on Facebook---> Follow me on TWITTAAAHH--...

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Leasrn to draw faces in easy to take step by step tutorial!

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Mimicking English sounds - The Linguist On Language - Having Fun Learning Languages

Mimicking English sounds - The Linguist On Language - Having Fun Learning Languages | Writing mag | Scoop.it
Here you can listen to me explain a little more about mimicking English sounds. It is clear that people who have studied English for many years have already decided in their minds how English words should be pronounced.

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Erykah Badu is New Givenchy Face - I4U News

Erykah Badu is New Givenchy Face - I4U News | Writing mag | Scoop.it

The new Givenchy advertising campaign stars iconic Erykah Badu. The choice is raising quite a lot of attention. According to Style, designer Riccardo Tisci had Erykah Badu on his mind when designing the Givenchy Spring 2014 collection.
Read more at http://www.i4u.com/2013/12/58615/erykah-badu-new-givenchy-face#UmUU6RBrOim4Juxu.99


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Erykah Badu 

- Didn't Cha Know  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Np21rH7LdtoErykah

- Soldier https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BsEVAYVX6Wc

- Next Lifetime https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p_ZhycNmlAo

- I want you https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=znbXY1VoRRc

- Back In The Day (Puff) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZqedzoBXBkg 

- On & On https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-CPCs7vVz6s

- Apple tree https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=biWDI2uq4_Q

- Turn Me Away (Get MuNNY) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=67Jn3pcc178 (and not so jazzy but good, Harry Klynn on this topic https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M4qQJwGoyV0 )

 

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Honda dévoile sa publicité en trompe-l'œil, à voir absolument

Honda dévoile sa publicité en trompe-l'œil, à voir absolument | Writing mag | Scoop.it
La marque japonaise vient de dévoiler son nouveau spot publicitaire. Une vidéo en trompe-l'œil graphiquement bluffante, destinée principalement au web. Elle s’inscrit dans une tendance marketing où le digital devient incontournable.
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Yet these as well https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=shScJ1SjW4I

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Mind Blowing 3D Rendering Artworks - noupe

Mind Blowing 3D Rendering Artworks - noupe | Writing mag | Scoop.it
By János Rácz Some may debate that architecture by itself is art, well, one thing is sure, when visual artists set their mind to illustrate something archi
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Some more here http://iliketowastemytime.com/2012/12/08/incredible-3d-art-26-pics

And here http://jdthomastech.blogspot.ch/2010/01/58-breathtaking-matte-paintings-by.html

And here (p.1 of 3) http://www.dailydesigninspiration.com/category/drawings-and-illustrations/raphael-lacoste/

Smaller pics here http://www.designzzz.com/examples-of-matte-painting/

D.W.Griffith and Babylon 1916 http://cinemasights.com/?p=10593

Babylon Project (was a living performance piece) http://aldomoroni.com/installations/babylon-project/
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How to Write a Poem in Iambic Pentameter - YouTube

Watch more How to Write Fiction & Poetry videos: http://www.howcast.com/videos/308374-How-to-Write-a-Haiku The most common meter in poetry, iambic pentameter...
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The most common meter in poetry, iambic pentameter is famously associated with William Shakespeare. Here's how you can rhyme like a modern-day bard. You'll need also a pen and paper., works of renowned poets. Optional: A Thesaurus, and, maybe a Rhymer like http://www.rhymer.com/index.html or http://wikirhymer.com/ .

“True wit is nature to advantage dress'd;

What oft was thought, but ne'er so well express'd”:

lines of rhyme written by English poet Alexander Pope. The way “dress’d” and “express’d” sound similar to telling the one and the other, that’s rhyme.

Rhyme shares the same Latin root as rhythm, and poetry that rhymes does have a rhythm (meter, timing) to it, like in a song.

---Step 1: An Understanding of poetic feet
Know that an iamb is a rhythmic unit called a foot and is a combination of unstressed and stressed syllables. Tada-a-a. One word with two syllables, like "instead," could be an iamb, or two monosyllabic words could be an iamb, like "she wants."
---Step 2: Know meter
Understand that pentameter is a meter that means the iamb is repeated five times. So iambic pentameter is a line of poetry with five iambs.
Tip
Use this famous line from Shakespeare's Twelfth Night as a guide: "If music be the food of love, play on."
---Step 3: Choose a rhyme scheme
Choose a rhyme scheme, like ABAB. Each letter represents the ending sound of the line, so ABAB means the first line rhymes with the third, and the second line rhymes with the fourth.
---Step 4: Write four lines
Draw a row of five short lines on your paper. Write one iamb -- one unstressed syllable and one stressed -- on each line until you have 10 syllables in iambic pentameter.
---Step 5: Repeat
Repeat for the next three lines, making sure the last syllable of line one rhymes with the end of line three, and the end of line two rhymes with the end of line four.
---Step 6: Expand to a sonnet
Expand the four lines to create a sonnet, which comprises fourteen lines of iambic pentameter. The Shakespearean sonnet typically has a rhyme scheme of ABAB CDCD EFFE GG.
Tip
The four lines together in a sonnet are called a quatrain, while the ending two lines are called a rhyming couplet. Both these and also a free poetry sequence of words that begins and then ends at some place are called Stanzas.
Step 7: Study famous poets
Study the works of great poets who used the form, including Shakespeare, William Wordsworth, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Edna St. Vincent Millay, and Elizabeth Barrett Browning.

Did you know? Shakespeare wrote 37 plays and 154 sonnets.

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8 Sleeping Positions and Their Effects on Health

The pros and cons of these 8 sleeping positions. Find out which sleeping position is best for you.
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p. 1 of 2.

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“Finding Yet Another Way to Say What Can’t Be Said Any Other Way” by Art Beck | Rattle: Poetry for the 21st Century

“Finding Yet Another Way to Say What Can’t Be Said Any Other Way” by Art Beck | Rattle: Poetry for the 21st Century | Writing mag | Scoop.it
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Google+ Gets Face Recognition, Deeper Gmail Integration

Google+ Gets Face Recognition, Deeper Gmail Integration | Writing mag | Scoop.it
Besides introducing Schemer and Currents, Google also improved Google+ with several nifty features, including face detection.

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Voting for a Face, Not a Candidate

Voting for a Face, Not a Candidate | Writing mag | Scoop.it

Since 2005, Todorov has conducted a number of studies, spanning numerous elections all over the world, and has come to a disconcerting conclusion: in many instances, we can be influenced in our vote by nothing more than the brief flash of a candidate’s face.


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» How the Brain Spots Faces

» How the Brain Spots Faces | Writing mag | Scoop.it

Our brains are made to find faces. In fact, they’re so good at picking out human-like mugs we sometimes see them in a jumble of rocks, a bilious cloud of volcanic ash or some craters on the Moon.


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Variations of Biometric Face Identification

Variations of Biometric Face Identification | Writing mag | Scoop.it
JustLook Biometric face identification is getting immense popularity these days. It is widely used in hundreds of corporate organizations, government sectors and industries for protecting their pre...

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Advantages of Face Recognition Solution

Advantages of Face Recognition Solution | Writing mag | Scoop.it
In 21st century, everyone is much concern about their safety and security. This is true for personal to any size of organization. Nowadays, face recognition solution becomes very much popular and e...

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How to Draw the Female Face - YouTube

http://aliceofwonderland.com/ http://sketch2draw.com/ This is a basic tutorial on drawing. In this tutorial I cover how to draw the female face using shapes,...
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Seemingly having not much to do with writing. Except making you happy and ready for.

Part 1 over ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gPB_L6kS2rc )

Part 2 here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z2IHPSBKd2I

 

Another video on the proportions to hold  in a the face https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ka2PoDDyBi8

 

And another on drawing from side https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1EPNYWeEf1U

 

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