2017年5月18日 星期四

minus, minuscule, brainstorming




To develop stronger ideas, you need to manage the conversation so that the team doesn’t converge on a solution before everyone hears what others are thinking.
Let people think on their own first.
HBR.ORG




Amazon’s Fire Phone Hits Stores, Minus the Fanfare

brainstorming


Health and nuclear experts emphasize that radiation in the plume will be diluted as it travels and, at worst, would have extremely minor health consequences in the United States, even if hints of it are ultimately detectable. In a similar way, radiation from the Chernobyl disaster in 1986 spread around the globe and reached the West Coast of the United States in 10 days, its levels measurable but minuscule.

IBM seeks 'Smarter Planet' ideas from students
Poughkeepsie Journal
By Craig Wolf • Poughkeepsie Journal • August 10, 2009 IBM Corp. recently held a massive brainstorming session among college students and others on campus ...



與一些校園交往較深 東海大學的達40餘載
台灣大學的才12-3年
這兩校園在台灣的環境下 都還算可以的

美國大公司的總部 也常稱為 campus (拉丁文 原意只是 field 原野)
August 10, 2009 IBM Corp. recently held a massive brainstorming session among college students and others on campus ...
我曾經在越南等地見過台商的工廠的經營 類似 campus
可是 建築物與人材 可比好的或豐富的大學略差點或差多了

brainstorming

n.
  1. A method of shared problem solving in which all members of a group spontaneously contribute ideas.
  2. A similar process undertaken by a person to solve a problem by rapidly generating a variety of possible solutions.

【如何設計腦力激盪(頭腦風暴 brainstorming)會議?】台灣:腦力激盪
1)挑選大而有創意的空間,最好大家站著,2)請多領域的人參加,人數8位左右,3)主題要充滿意境和挑戰力,不能太大也不能太小,4)鼓勵動手邊做邊想(畫畫,剪貼),5)用開放鼓勵型的主持人,做圖文並茂的記錄,6)時間把握在一小時左右。
頭腦風暴會議的原則:1)點子越多越好,2)鼓勵不尋常的創意,3)不要先下定論或過多討論,4)結合眾人的想法。



minus

Line breaks: minus
Pronunciation: /ˈmʌɪnəs /



PREPOSITION

1With the subtraction of:what’s ninety three minus seven?

1.1INFORMAL Lacking; deprived of:he was minus a finger on each hand

2(Of temperature) below zero by:minus 40 degrees centigrade

ADJECTIVE


2
1
(Before a number) below zero; negative:minus five

(After a grade) rather worse than:C minus

3Having a negative electric charge.

NOUN


2
1
short for minus sign.

A disadvantage:for every plus with this equipment there can be a minus

Origin

late 15th century: from Latin, neuter of minor 'less'.


minuscule

Line breaks: min¦us|cule
Pronunciation: /ˈmɪnəskjuːl /

(also miniscule)


ADJECTIVE

1Extremely small; tiny:a minuscule fragment of DNA

1.1INFORMAL So small as to be insignificant:he believed the risk of infection was minuscule

2Of or in lower-case letters, as distinct from capitals or uncials.

2.1Of or in a small cursive script of the Roman alphabet, with ascenders and descenders, developed in the 7th century ad.

NOUN

[MASS NOUN]
1Minuscule script:the humanistic hands of the 15th century were based on the Carolingian minuscule

1.1[COUNT NOUN] A small or lower-case letter.

Origin

early 18th century: from French, from Latin minuscula (littera) 'somewhat smaller (letter)'.

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