Silent Running

Silent Running

... in what was the most fortunate event of my life, met Peggy Harrison Battle of Princeton, New Jersey. We were married in Athens, Greece, in the spring of 1 968 while I was 274 SILENT RUNNING.

Author: James F. Calvert

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Incorporated

ISBN: UOM:39015034530694

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 282

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In this riveting personal account, an authentic American hero relives the perils and triumphs of eight harrowing patrols aboard one of America's most successful World War II submarines. Courageous deeds and terror-filled moments - as well as the endless hard work of maintaining and operating a combat sub - are vividly recalled in James Calvert's candid portrait. From rigorous training and shakedown cruises off the coast of New England, to tense patrols within shouting distance of Japan's major cities, the progress of the newly commissioned USS Jack parallels Calvert's own growth from callow ensign to charter member of one of the sharpest attack teams in the fleet.
Categories: Biography & Autobiography

Silent Running

Silent Running

And I was a very young guy when I was making Silent Running. The kind of movies I am interested in are often highly technical. And ironically, I feel that one of the biggest problems with movies – one of the tragedies of what's been ...

Author: Mark Kermode

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781838718220

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 88

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A visually stunning and heartfelt riposte to the emotional sterility of Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey, Douglas Trumbull's eco-themed Silent Running (1972) became one of the defining science-fiction films of the seventies. Bruce Dern excels as lonely hero Freeman Lowell, cast adrift in deep space with three robotic 'Drones' who become his 'amazing companions' on a journey 'beyond imagination'. Mark Kermode, writing on his favourite science fiction film of all time, traces Trumbull's sentimental masterpiece from its roots in the counter-culture of the sixties to its enduring appeal as a cult classic in the 21st century. Drawing on a new interview with Trumbull, Kermode examines both the technical and thematic elements of this uniquely moving space adventure, which continues to be mirrored and imitated by film-makers today. This special edition features original cover artwork by Olly Moss.
Categories: Performing Arts

Silent Running

Silent Running

Allan was also feeling more confident in his running. By the end of November he was running a couple of miles a few times a week, and he asked me ... As Jamie took off, Allan would yell, “I'll be running 156 SILENT RUNNING.

Author: Robyn K. Schneider

Publisher: Triumph Books

ISBN: 9781633191730

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 256

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Running is a way of life for the Schneider family, but for them, it's about much more than fitness and competition. Silent Running: Our Family's Journey to the Finish Line with Autism is the story of how running saved their lives. At 21 months old, identical twin brothers Alex and Jamie were diagnosed with autism. It was 1992, a time when autism was far from a household word, before online autism forums and advocacy groups even existed. Robyn and her husband Allan were heartsick, but determined to find a cure for their sons, and thus their journey into the world of autism began. But soon it was clear that both Alex and Jamie had severe autism and would most likely not be cured. In Silent Running, Robyn Schneider takes readers on an intimate journey from a double diagnosis of autism, through many years of heartache, to a place of joy. Silent Running is a story of unrelenting love, of parents who never stop chasing after the silver lining, intent on finding happiness for their sons. And find happiness they do—in running. In Schneider's moving memoir, readers see Alex and Jamie transformed through running, their lives enriched. And eventually they reach a place where running, rather than autism, defines them. Along the journey, both Robyn and Allan face their own personal challenges. Allan begins running to help manage his symptoms of multiple sclerosis, and Robyn, while undergoing chemotherapy for breast cancer, laces up her own running shoes, determined to run her way to recovery—for her family and for herself. And she hasn't stopped. Despite their incredible daily challenges, Alex and Jamie have now run in almost 150 mainstream races, including nine marathons. And Robyn and Allan have been right there, either cheering for or running alongside their sons. In Silent Running, Robyn Schneider shares her family's remarkable story of triumph in the face of enormous hurdles, and the passion that has fueled their fight. It is an extraordinary and ins
Categories: Biography & Autobiography

Silent Running

Silent Running

Her dark makeup had smudged and run down her pale, drawn face making her look like a vampire with her purple hair, and he silently applauded the manager for taking them both at face value and not turning up her nose at them, ...

Author: Pauline Rowson

Publisher: Severn House Publishers Ltd

ISBN: 9781780106502

Category: Fiction

Page: 224

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Introducing Art Marvik, former marine commando. When a former girlfriend shows up at his remote cottage with a disturbing story about the murder of a young woman fifteen years ago, and her growing belief that the man convicted for it is innocent, former marine commando Art Marvik doesn’t think much of it. But when Charlotte goes missing after leaving his home, everything changes. Soon, Marvik finds himself suspected by the police of being involved in not only her abduction, and possible murder, but also the disappearance of a scientist involved in top-secret research. It’s clear he’s being framed – but by whom? And why?
Categories: Fiction

Harlan Ellison s Watching

Harlan Ellison s Watching

SILENT. RUNNING. Cogito ergo comparare. As a thinking animal, the species homo sap has this positively lemminglike urge toward myth and archetype. Every little kid lost on the grounds of Disneyland is a parallel to the Wandering Jew; ...

Author: Harlan Ellison

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9780575123816

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 320

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Everybody's entitled to his own opinion, right? WRONG!! He or she is entitled to an informed opinion-so if you don't like being argued with, if you don't like a total stranger telling you that your opinion is stupid, and you're fulla crap, DO NOT BUY THIS BOOK! Because this guy never learned how to lie, and he is either adored or printed on hate posters in Cheney's office, Ku Klux Klan dens, schlock producers¿ bathrooms, and those idiot sites on the internet that truckle to ultra-maroons.
Categories: Performing Arts

Selected Climbs in the Cascades Vol 2 2nd Ed

Selected Climbs in the Cascades Vol 2  2nd Ed

... is not more than a couple of hundred yards from the tall timber to the toe of the north buttress. The historic Silent Running route heads straight up from the toe of the rock. Route: Silent Running is located right of center on the.

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Publisher: The Mountaineers Books

ISBN: 9781594853890

Category: Travel

Page: 336

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The companion volume to one of the most popular climbing guides to the region, Selected Climbs in the Cascades.
Categories: Travel

LIFE

LIFE

SILENT RUNNING If you were old enough to drink back in the. The botanist {Bruce Dern) and robot friend at poker *A Trademark of THE SINGER COMPANY. You. can. find. thirty. cassette. recorders. that. look. as. good... for. less.

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Page: 82

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LIFE Magazine is the treasured photographic magazine that chronicled the 20th Century. It now lives on at LIFE.com, the largest, most amazing collection of professional photography on the internet. Users can browse, search and view photos of today’s people and events. They have free access to share, print and post images for personal use.
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Artificial Intelligence and Expert Systems for Engineers

Artificial Intelligence and Expert Systems for Engineers

... IS radial light radial loading silent normal #5 silent running needed working environment IS normal silent normal environment noisy normal #6 silent running needed working environment IS normal noisy normal environment silent clean ...

Author: C.S. Krishnamoorthy

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781351465588

Category: Computers

Page: 320

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This book provides a comprehensive presentation of artificial intelligence (AI) methodologies and tools valuable for solving a wide spectrum of engineering problems. What's more, it offers these AI tools on an accompanying disk with easy-to-use software. Artificial Intelligence and Expert Systems for Engineers details the AI-based methodologies known as: Knowledge-Based Expert Systems (KBES); Design Synthesis; Design Critiquing; and Case-Based Reasoning. KBES are the most popular AI-based tools and have been successfully applied to planning, diagnosis, classification, monitoring, and design problems. Case studies are provided with problems in engineering design for better understanding of the problem-solving models using the four methodologies in an integrated software environment. Throughout the book, examples are given so that students and engineers can acquire skills in the use of AI-based methodologies for application to practical problems ranging from diagnosis to planning, design, and construction and manufacturing in various disciplines of engineering. Artificial Intelligence and Expert Systems for Engineers is a must-have reference for students, teachers, research scholars, and professionals working in the area of civil engineering design in particular and engineering design in general.
Categories: Computers

The Horse Warriors

The Horse Warriors

I instantly had my men get up, run out the oars, and I went to silent running.” “Silent running?” Dorian asked. “Yes,” Callicles explained. “In a trireme there's no single point where you can see all the rowers, so you have to have a ...

Author: George Buford

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1450049982

Category: Fiction

Page: 128

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In ancient Greece, Dorian, a cavalry officer, is assigned to hunt Megacles, a Greek war criminal. With his friends Farouz the Persian and Callicles the naval captain, Dorian tracks Megacles to the northern end of the Black Sea. There he meets Danae, a barbarian priestess. They learn that Megacles and his gang are on a boat going up the Great Northern River (the modern Dnieper) with the intention of establishing an empire to control the lucrative amber trade. Dorian and his friends track Megacles and finally ambush him and his gang at a landing spot along the river. Although Dorian and his friends are greatly outnumbered, Danae’s formidable archery skills quickly even the odds. Dorian is then able to confront Megacles in a dramatic showdown on horseback.
Categories: Fiction

Iron Men and Tin Fish The Race to Build a Better Torpedo during World War II

Iron Men and Tin Fish  The Race to Build a Better Torpedo during World War II

As hard as silent running may have been on the Japanese sound gear operators, it was much harder on the submarine crews. Silent running meant turning off all nonessential equipment. One of the noisier components deemed nonessential was ...

Author: Anthony Newpower

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9780313080517

Category: History

Page: 256

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From the American entry into World War II until September 1943, U.S. submarines experienced an abnormally high number of torpedo failures. These failures resulted from three defects present in the primary torpedo of the day, the Mark XIV. These defects were a tendency to run deeper than the set depth, the frequent premature detonation of the Mark 6 magnetic influence exploder, and the failure of the contact exploder when hitting a target at the textbook ninety-degree angle. Ironically, despite using a completely independent design, the Germans experienced the same three defects. The Germans, however, fixed their defects in six months, while it took the Americans twenty-two months. Much of the delay on the American side resulted from the denial of senior leaders in the operational forces and in the Navy's Bureau of Ordnance (BuOrd) that the torpedo itself was defective. Instead, they blamed crews for poor marksmanship or lack of training. In the end, however, the submarine force itself overcame the bureaucratic inertia and correctly identified and fixed the three problems on their own, proving once again the industry of the average American soldier or sailor. From the American entry into World War II until September 1943, U.S. submarines experienced an abnormally high number of torpedo failures. These failures resulted from three defects present in the primary torpedo of the day, the Mark XIV. These defects were a tendency to run deeper than the set depth, the frequent premature detonation of the magnetic influence exploder, and the failure of the contact exploder when hitting a target at the textbook 90-degree angle. Ironically, despite using a completely independent design, the Germans experienced the same three defects. The Germans, however, fixed their defects in six months, while it took the Americans 22 months. Much of the delay on the American side resulted from the denial of senior leaders in the operational forces and in the Navy's Bureau of Ordnance (BuOrd) that the torpedo itself was defective. Instead, they blamed crews for poor marksmanship or lack of training. In the end, however, the submarine force itself overcame the bureaucratic inertia and correctly identified and fixed the three problems on their own, proving once again the industry of the average American soldier or sailor. Contrary to the interpretations of most submarine historians, this book concludes that BuOrd did not sit idly by while torpedoes failed on patrol after patrol. BuOrd acknowledged problems from early in the war, but their processes and their tunnel vision prevented them from realizing that the weapon sent to the fleet was grossly defective. One of World War II's forgotten heroes, Admiral Lockwood drove the process for finding and fixing the three major defects. This is first book that deals exclusively with the torpedo problem, building its case out of original research from the archives of the Bureau of Ordnance, the Chief of Naval Operations, Vice Admiral Lockwood's personal correspondence, and records from the British Admiralty at the National Archives of the United Kingdom. These sources are complemented by correspondence and interviews with men who actually participated in the events.
Categories: History