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Dreyfus (2001) describes the need for "deliberate coping" when we lose the transparency of engaged action, and our activity becomes "explicit" and we are forced to "act deliberately, paying attention to what we are doing" this is obtrusiveness (72).
Specifically, we describe MICA strategies for dealing with obtrusiveness (called "distraction" in the theme article), lack of control, and lack of understanding.
Cooper writes: "Apelles did not disdain even that criticism of his lofty art which came from an uncouth cobbler; and may I not hope that the writer's oneness with her subject both in feeling and in being may palliate undue obtrusiveness of opinions here" (42).
It is a function not just of the obtrusiveness and, often, even aggressiveness of literalist work, but of the special complicity that the work extorts from the beholder.
The study further concluded that the shift toward reasonable royalty damages awards was the result of, among other things, the obtrusiveness to operations in supporting a lost profits analysis, the desire to not disclose sensitive cost and profit data, the cost of performing a lost profits analysis compared to a reasonable royalty analysis, and the prevalence of IP holding companies that do not actually manufacture or distribute the patented products.
Heidegger does not claim that these three modes--conspicuousness, obtrusiveness, obstinacy--exhaust the realm of the unready-to-hand; but they are the only instances of it he actually mentions in Being and Time.
Finally, urban partnerships will use cutting-edge technological and operational approaches to improve system performance, supporting regional efforts to expand provision of real-time traveler information, improve traffic incident response, improve arterial signal timing, and reduce the obtrusiveness of highway construction work zones.
These heaters are smaller and designed with angled vent lines, minimizing their obtrusiveness.
The result is the ability to get extremely close, high quality pictures of distant subjects without the obtrusiveness of a larger camera.
The observation protocol's design should also reduce reactivity--that is, the tendency of staff members to change their behavior when under observation--by minimizing the obtrusiveness of the observers.