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Will I Graduate?  Reading the Undergraduate Degree Audit Form - A guide for MechE Students

Will I Graduate? Reading the Under...

IS&T Training

Added 4 days ago | 00:04:17 | 208 views |

This video looks at the General Institution and non-subject requirements for a MechE Student

Semaphore spinning wheel, 1960s

Semaphore spinning wheel, 1960s

MIT Libraries. Movable Messages in Books: Spinning Wheels, Coded Disks, and Volvelles

Added 6 days ago | 00:00:13 | 161 views

This small pocket-sized device shows the alphabet as it’s signaled using semaphore flags. Turn the dial, and look in the window by the sailor’s right foot to see the letter he’s signaling. (Turn the disk around, and you’ll see what the f...

Mac - Selecting accessible colors

Mac - Selecting accessible colors

Paciello Color Contrast Analyzer

Added 1 month ago | 00:01:53 | 294 views |

How to select accessible colors using the Paciello Group's Color Contrast Analyser on the Mac.

Mac - Install video

Mac - Install video

Paciello Color Contrast Analyzer

Added 1 month ago | 00:01:03 | 275 views |

Installing the Paciello Group's Color Contrast Analyser on the Mac.

PC - Selecting accessible color combos

PC - Selecting accessible color combos

Paciello Color Contrast Analyzer

Added 1 month ago | 00:01:35 | 340 views |

How to use the CCA to select colors with AA accessible color contrast.

PC - Installing the CCA

PC - Installing the CCA

Paciello Color Contrast Analyzer

Added 1 month ago | 00:01:18 | 348 views |

Installing the color contrast analyser on a PC.

Edison - The Old Maid Having Her Picture Taken

Edison - The Old Maid Having Her Pi...

Library of Congress

Added 5 months ago | 00:01:18 | 409 views

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Russian Soldier World War II Triangle-Shaped Folded Letter, 1940s

Russian Soldier World War II Triang...

Letterlocking

Added 5 months ago | 00:00:22 | 2996 views

This letterlocking format was used exclusively by Russian Soldiers during World War II. Sealing the letter shut was forbidden. The format could be easily identified, opened by censors and reviewed, refolded and send forward to the intend...

Amalia von Solms’s Holograph Letter to Eleonore de Volvire: A Letter of Condolence, 1670

Amalia von Solms’s Holograph Letter...

Letterlocking

Added 6 months ago | 00:04:28 | 1827 views

Amalia’s letter to Eleonore de Volvire is one of condolence, as Eleonore’s husband, François de l’Aubespine (1584-1670), Marquis de Hauterive-Châteauneuf and governor of Breda since 1639, has just died. The black sealing wax and black fl...

Elizabeth Stuart Deciphering Sir Thomas Roe’s Letter: Cryptography, 1626

Elizabeth Stuart Deciphering Sir Th...

Letterlocking

Added 6 months ago | 00:01:53 | 2830 views

Elizabeth Stuart used ciphers, special codes that need a key to unlock them, to hide information from prying eyes. So far seven of her keys, typically alphabets of 24 letters – in seventeenth-century script i/j and u/v were interchangeab...

Elizabeth Stuart’s Holograph Letter to Henry Rich, 1st Earl of Holland: A Sign of Intimacy, 1636

Elizabeth Stuart’s Holograph Letter...

Letterlocking

Added 6 months ago | 00:05:42 | 3010 views

Most of Elizabeth Stuart’s letters are holograph, or in her own hand. Secretarial letters were the most likely to be intercepted and opened in the expectation of politically useful content within. From the moment of her husband's death i...

Iron Gall Ink: A Quick and Easy Method

Iron Gall Ink: A Quick and Easy Method

Letterlocking

Added 6 months ago | 00:04:45 | 2105 views

2.0g gum arabic crystals 10.0g of oak galls 2.5g iron sulfate 1. Dissolve the gum arabic in water making a light, sticky solution, set aside. 2. Crush two galls (they look like nuts) with a hammer. Place them in a litre beaker a...

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