One Of Picasso One Of The Greatest
1,091 words... ut with fellow artists in the area, which would exemplify the fact that he was not in a depression or some sort of downward spiral. One of Picasso's most famous pieces from this time was Old Man and a Guitar, which was done with a dismal blue haze and very dull colors. The painting was of an old man hunched over playing a guitar. Since the painting had the blue haze over it seemed very dismal and one got a sense of pain and anguish through the old man. With wrinkles, bare feet, and tattered ...
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Specific Task Software Patents
950 wordsSoftware consists of lists of instructions that a computer reads and executes. The tasks done by a computer are largely repetitive; the same chunks of instructions are executed many times. Each chunk performs one specific task and goes by the label algorithm, a method for accomplishing a specific task. In the United States, it is possible to obtain a patent for a software algorithm. One example of a patented software algorithm is the LZW software algorithm. The LZW patent is owned by Unisys. The...
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Eli Whitney Cotton Gin
1,080 wordsDustin Kerstein Section F 1 Cotton Gin In the late 1700 s the slave population in the United States had decreased. Before the invention of the cotton gin the South, which could only make money by farming, was loosing money because it didnt have a major crop to export to England and the North besides tobacco and rice. However, these crops could be grown elsewhere. Cotton was the key because it couldnt be grown in large amounts in other places, but only one type of cotton that could be cleaned eas...
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Alexander Graham Bell Deaf People
1,321 wordsAlexander Graham bell was a very important man, not only to Canada but to the whole world as well, and it was not an easy road to success. His contributions to the world of communication were unmatched by any one. This essay will be arguing the facts about Bell that have been stated through 3 main topics, which are, Bells contribution to deaf people. Graham Bell made a contribution to the communication world. Finally he ran into many problems while in innovations were occurring. Alexander made a...
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Trial And Error Greatest Achievements
2,482 wordsThomas A. Edison earned his reputation as one of America's greatest inventors and heroes. Full of innovation, ingenuity, and enterprise, Edison "embodied[d] much of what Americans have felt was positive about the national experience. " Edison can put claim to 1093 US patents in addition to thousands more international patents. His works include such major contributions as advancements in telegraphy, the phonograph, a perfected nickel-iron-alkaline battery, and the first commercially successful i...
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Act I Scene Macbeth Feels
633 wordsIn Macbeth's soliloquy in Act I, scene 7, Macbeth hesitates because of both pragmatic and moral causes; although, his moral scruples seem to overpower the pragmatic arguments. Macbeth is torn between these two issues, and his unique way of deciphering his problems is exhibited in this scene. Macbeth feels that if he were to assassinate the king, Duncan, that he better do it soon. The first line of Act I, scene 7 begins with, If it were done when tis done, then there well; It were done quickly. S...
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Romeo And Juliet Who To Blame
1,116 wordsWhy is it, that we as human beings feel the need to blame someone for every negative situation which occurs? If we really look at the situation with any great death, we may discover that an almost endless amount of things may be 'blamed' for the tragedy Blaming an individual is pointless - only fate can really be blamed. The tragedy of Romeo and Juliet was of coarse their suicides at the end of the play. Now because this was not a direct attack (It was not a murder or anything of that kind) No-o...
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Walking Truck General Electric Bomb
397 wordswhich was made in 250 B. C. It was created by Ctesibius of Alexandria, A Greek physicist and inventor. Back to the modern world, the first remote control vehicles were built by Nikola Tesla in the 1890 's. Tesla is best known as the inventor of AC electric power, radio (before Marconi), induction motors and Tesla coils, and other electrical devices. Some of the other early robots (1940 's- 1950 's) were Grey Walter's "Elsie the Tortoise", and john Hopkins "Beast. "Shakey" was a small unstable bo...
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Microwave Oven Is Unappreciated Oven Is Unappreciated Minutes
468 wordsI have set up this scenario for you to show you how much the inventor of the microwave oven is unappreciated. This person is a genius. This invention is extremely convenient, portable, and easy to use. First, I would like to mention how convenient this item is. Before the microwave, one would have to go through a series of strenuous step in or to cook a meal. First, you have to preheat the conventional oven (which takes approximately 15 - 20 minutes). Second, open the inferno door, making sure n...
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Karl Marx Marx Thought
1,091 wordsKarl Marx The philosopher, social scientist, historian and revolutionary, Karl Marx, is without a doubt the most influential socialist thinker to emerge in the 19 th century. Although scholars largely ignored him in his own lifetime, his social, economic and political ideas gained rapid acceptance in the socialist movement after his death in 1883. Until quite recently almost half the population of the world lived under regimes that claim to be Marxist. Karl Marx be called both harmful to mankind...
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Thomas Edison Light Bulb
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Trial And Error Vacuum Tube
878 wordsThomas Edison? 4 th place Thomas Alva Edison was the most famous and prolific inventor of all time. During his life, over 1100 patents were issued to him or his associates; he was known as the wizard of Menlo Park, the town in New Jersey where he set up his first invention factory. Yet he was not really a scientist, having no theory or mathematics, and most of his success came from perfecting the ideas of others or already existing inventions by trial and error. He learned telegraphy on the rail...
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Proper Burial Mount Olympus
1,097 wordsICARUS 038; DEADALUS The myth of Icarus and Deadalus has spanned the ages as a story told to teach children the value of obeying their parents. Under further examination though, it proves to have a set of underlying lessons, morals, and meanings that are common in Greek Mythology and pertain to modern day life. Deadalus was a highly respected and talented Athenian artist who was a descendent from the royal family of Cecrops. He was an architect, a sculpture, and an inventor who many said was ...
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Gave Birth Digital Computer
406 wordsJohn Vincent Atanasoff inventor of the electronic computer In any scientific field, there needs to be a person with the vision to define the future. John Vincent Atanasoff was a genius with such a vision. He developed the first electronic digital computer that has dramatically changed our lives. John Vincent Atanasoff gave birth to the field of electronic computing. In doing so, he also gave birth to a new era, an era of computers. Today, the computer is an essential part of every person as well...
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Da Vinci Artistic Style Science
258 wordsLeonardo da Vinci was one of the greatest inventor-scientist of recorded history. His genius was unbounded by time and technology, and was driven by his insatiable curiosity, and his intuitive sense of the laws of nature. Da Vinci was dedicated to discovery of truth and the mysteries of nature, and his insightful contributions to science and technology were legendary. As the archetypical Renaissance man, Leonardo helped set an ignorant and superstitious world on a course of reason, science, lear...
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Leonardo Mona Lisa
1,238 wordsGeniuses come few and far between in history. Hippocrates came in the late BC period. Einstein came in the late 1800 s-early 1900 s. Leonardo came in between the two of them, but is not recognized as well as they are. He was a brilliant human being. He was a master in the fields of painting, designing, engineering, and science. Most people know him merely as an artist, and some know him as an inventor, but not too many people know him for what he really was. This is because his life and his acco...
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Alexander Graham Bell Western Union
921 wordsAlexander Bell Alexander Graham Bell Alexander Graham Bells invention of the telephone grew out of his research into ways to improve the telegraph. His soul purpose was to help the deaf hear again. Alexander Graham Bell was not trying to invent the telephone, he was just trying to help out people in need. Young Alexander Graham Bell, Aleck as his family knew him, took to reading and writing at a precociously young age. Bell family lore told of his insistence upon mailing a letter to a family fri...
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Changed Dramatically Teenage Years
1,212 wordsNapster and the Stereo type The construction of Napster, and its incredible popularity have changed the way many people around the world both obtain and listen to music. The Napster technology is defined as a person-to-person file sharing community. In other words, it is a forum where any number of people can go and exchange media. This technology has proved so effective with the transfer of music files that people have now begun exchanging pictures, movies, books, and other media at Internet si...
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Radio Waves Radio Frequency
584 wordsRadio waves travel at 186, 000 miles per second through air. In contrast, sound waves travel at only 1 / 5 of a mile per second. If a modulation is made of the radio wave that exactly reproduces the amplitude and frequency characteristics of the original sound wave, then sound can be transmitted rapidly over long distances. This leads to a very interesting phenomena. During a live broadcast in New York, the music will reach listeners in California a fraction of a second before it can be heard by...
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Reputation Light Bulb
1,471 wordsThomas Alva Edison is considered one of the greatest inventors in history. He was born in Milan, Ohio on February 11, 1847 and died in 1931. During his life he patented 1, 093 inventions. Many of these inventions are in use today and changed the world forever. Some of his inventions include telegraphy, phonography, electric lighting and photography. His most famous inventions were the phonograph and the incandescent light bulb. Edison did some of his greatest work at Menlo Park. While experiment...
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