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The Lure of Horse-Computer Interaction : an ethographic approach
The Lure of Horse-Computer Interaction : an ethographic approach ● Dr Steve North and colleagues at the University of Nottingham, UK have developed a new study-area methodology, and have coined a new word for it ...
Least Interesting Units: a new concept for enhancing one’s academic career opportunities
Least Interesting Units: a new concept for enhancing one’s academic career opportunities ● In these days where ‘Publish or Perish’ pressures are rife in academia, scholars who wish to enhance their career opportunities might want to turn to ...
An Iconography of Carrots
An Iconography of Carrots ● Authors John Stolarczyk and Jules Janick present their assessment of Carrot History and Iconography in the scholarly journal Chronica Horticulturae© (volume 51 – Number 2; ...
Moles : Why do we have them? – A theory
Moles : Why do we have them? – A theory ● Patient: “Doctor, why do we get moles in the first place?” Physician: “No one has the foggiest notion why God gave us moles on our ...
Music discriminations by carp (Cyprinus carpio)
Music discriminations by carp (Cyprinus carpio) ● “Prior to this series of experiments, the prevailing opinion appeared to be skepticism as to whether koi could discriminate one piece of music from another ...

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