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2008-06-27 09:02:36

WK Dickson is pleased to announce the addition of John R. Thomas, ASLA, AICP as the firm's new Director of Land Planning & Landscape Architecture. As a Vice President and Practice Area Leader with WK Dickson, John's responsibilities include staff oversight and skills development, mentoring of young professionals, promotion and marketing for the firm, client development, major project planning, permitting and entitlements, and project quality assurance on all land planning and landscape...

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2010-10-27 22:37:47

The Kinetoscope is an early motion picture device although not a movie projector. It is designed to be viewed by an individual through a window of a cabinet housing its components. It works by creating the illusion of movement by conveying a strip of perforated film bearing sequential images over a light source with a high-speed shutter. Thomas Edison was the first to describe it in conceptual terms; however, William Kennedy Laurie Dickson was the first to develop it. Ten Kinetoscopes...

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