Memory Hieracrcy

 

1) You have been assigned the task of computing the sum of 1,000 four-digit numbers as rapidly as possible. You hold in your hands a stack of 1,000 index cards, each containing a single number, and you are in charge of 1,000 expert accountants, each with a calculator. You may choose to use the services of any number of accountants. The accountants are sitting at desks in a cavernous room. The desks are organized in to 25 rows and 40 columns. Each accountant is able to pass cards to the four accountants nearest him – in front, in back, to his left, and to his right.

a. Describe a fast method of distributing cards to accounts.

b. Describe a fast method of accumulating subtotals generated by active accountants into a grand total.

c. Explain why 1,000 accountants cannot perform the task 1,000 times faster than one accountant.

d. Find another way to arrange the desks of the accountants to reduce the time needed to distribute cards and collect subtotals. Describe the new desk arrangement, the new communication pattern, and the new estimate for time spent distributing cards and accumulating subtotals.

 
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  • Be sure to use complete sentences and standard English spelling and grammar in your submissions.
  • Be sure to refer to required readings and/or supplementary material in your submission and include citations when appropriate.
  • Type your response directly into the text box.
    • Do not write your assignment in the Comments section!
  • You may use attachments only for images.

NOTE: After you have completed the chapter reading for this module and reviewed the Learning Module links, complete the following assignment:

PART 1 – Dimensions and Depth:
  • You will often find vertical lines in the sides of doors, windows, columns, tree trunks, and the sides of a building.
  • Horizontal lines are often found at the foundation of the building, above and below doors and windows, and in the horizon.
  • Any straight line that is not vertical or horizontal will be diagonal.
  • Curved lines appear in circular and rounded areas.
  • Organic lines appear in natural objects, such as the landscape, people, animals, and treetops.

Directions:

  • Take a photo, or find an image of, a building.
  • Print this image on a piece of paper and, using colored markers or highlighters, pick out  and label the vertical, horizontal, diagonal, curved, and organic lines.
  • After you have defined the lines, using colored markers or highlighters and where they are in the picture, look at which kind of line is most common.
    • Write your name and class reference number on the image.
    • Take a picture of the image and attach it to your submission.
  • Write a response to this question.
    • Why do you think the architect used that particular line orientation so often?

Part 2 – Color Meaning:

Research ONE of the colors listed and answer the following questions.  (Gray or Navy or Pink, or Yellow)

  1. Research information on word associations, emotions, ideas, and symbols that are related to the colors. What does this color mean (represent)?
  2. Find a company logo associated with the color. Include a link to the logo image.
  3. How does the color represent or reinforce the company’s values/mission?
  4. Think of another color that would be a great fit for the company and the service or product that they provide. Explain your color choice.

Part 3 – Reflection:

  • How did this assignment help to reinforce concepts in this learning module? Be sure to refer to required readings and/or supplementary material in your response and include citations when appropriate.
 
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Begin your board with an explanation of your topic and the information you’ve already found. You can then place citations for your articles (so you don’t get repeat suggestions). Then, ask the following questions.
1) In what way have you experienced or have been impacted by my topic? (Directly or indirectly)
2) What do already know about its history and/or current problems? (Readers should reply with a list of 3-4 things)

 
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You will be responding to a Request For Proposals, similar to many projects in the professional world. Your goal is to convince the group requesting proposals that you have a project worth tackling and that you are the person to solve it. (no word limit)
Your projects might include some of the following, but not limited to:

  • Living building
  • Active transportation
  • Net Zero communities
  • Sustainable product(s)
  • life changing product or designs
  • ecological corridors
  • etc

The proposal must include: A project name and:

1) WHY? [WHY IS THIS PROJECT IMPORTANT]

 

2) WHAT? [WHAT WILL IT DO FOR THE WORLD AND WHAT

 

3) HOW? [HOW WILL THIS SOLVE THE/A PROBLEM]

 

4) WHO? [WHO WILL THIS PROJECT SERVE]

 
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