Drawing is one of humanity’s oldest forms of expression, with existing examples dating back an astonishing 80,000 years or more. Older than written language by tens of thousands of years, drawing developed across millennia, forming the base of many of the world’s artistic traditions.
Multiplying and dividing large numbers. Simplifying fractions and converting percentages. Handling square roots and exponents. These and other skills are the veritable foundation on which all of mathematics rests. To master them is to unlock the door to more advanced areas of study—such as algebra, geometry, and calculus—and to discover new levels of confidence in dealing with the math of everyday life.
The search for, and ultimate discovery of, the Higgs boson is a triumph of modern physics—a global, half-century effort whose outcome would make or break the vaunted Standard Model of particle physics. The hunt for the Higgs was the subject of wide media attention due to the cost of the project, the complexity of the experiment, and the importance of its result. And, when it was announced with great fanfare in 2012 that physicists has succeeded in creating and identifying this all-important new particle, the discovery was justly celebrated around the world.
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom is an all-in-one solution to your photographic needs, offering image management capabilities, high-end image processing power, and several photo sharing options. Lightroom 4 does even more than its predecessors, with exciting features like a new process version, the new Book and Map modules, and many improvements to the Develop module. In this Learn by Video course, produced in partnership with our friends at Peachpit Press, Mikkel Aaland teaches you how to import, manage, organize, optimize, and share your images with Lightroom 4, making the most of this powerful software at every step along the way.
In his 16 quartets for two violins, viola, and cello, Beethoven created a Mount Everest for string players and some of the most sublime, unforgettable music ever written. Continuing to astound listeners after 200 years, these glorious quartets give voice to the innermost landscape of the human heart and spirit. They stand, like Michelangelo's statues or the plays of Shakespeare, at the pinnacle of Western art.
You might not think that automation and creativity go hand in hand, but sometimes they do. By automating tasks where appropriate in Photoshop, you can streamline your workflow and free up time to work on the artistic aspects of photography. In this workshop from Photoshop expert Tim Grey, you’ll start by learning core automation concepts and using basic automation tools to process multiple images quickly and easily.
What do we know about the Persian Empire? For most of the past 2,500 years, we've heard about it from the ancient Greek perspective: a decadent civilization run by despots, the villains who lost the Battle of Marathon and supplied the fodder for bad guys in literature and film. But is this image really accurate?