Hitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy
1,187 wordsTo begin with I would like to put the introduction of the book as an beginning: Far out in the uncharted backwaters of the unfashionable end of the western spiral arm of the Galaxy lies a small unregarded Orbiting this at a distance of roughly ninety-two million miles is an utterly insignificant little blue green planet whose ape- descended life forms are so amazingly primitive that they still think digital watches are a pretty neat idea. This planet has - or rather had - a problem, which was th...
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Pretty Good Privacy U S Government
1,544 words... them how to enjoy the good things and avoid the bad things. This isn't the government's responsibility. It's ours (Miller 76). " Not all restrictions on electronic speech are bad. Most of the major on-line communication companies have restrictions on what their users can "say. " They must respect their customer's privacy, however. Private E-mail content is off limits to them, but they may act swiftly upon anyone who spouts obscenities in a public forum. Self-regulation by users and servers i...
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Expanded Academic Wireless Technology
941 wordsWireless technology, from cell phones to business networks is revolutionizing the world we live in. Now we can access the Internet while in our cars, on the beach, and even at dinner. This wave of technology will soon be felt in full force as we begin to travel with the assistance of a computer, run businesses with high quality networks, and check last nights game on our digital phones and personal digital assistants (PDA). Advancements made by wireless technology are allowing us greater degrees...
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Black And White Consumer Electronics
1,093 wordsHigh Definition Television (HDTV) is quite an example of an international topic that has far reaching effects on the world wide electronics marketplace. HDTV is not simply a new standard for color televisions; it is in fact a doorway to becoming the world leader in setting the standards for; computer screens, laptop flat panel displays, medical imaging displays, automobile interactive displays and of course high definition wide screens. HDTV is as much about sound quality improvements as it is a...
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Members Of The Family Coca Cola
1,416 wordster> Sam Vaknin's Psychology, Philosophy, Economics and Foreign Affairs Web Sites The family is the mainspring of support of every kind. It mobilizes psychological resources and alleviates emotional burdens. It allows for the sharing of tasks, provides material goods together with cognitive training. It is the prime socialization agent and encourages the absorption of information, most of it useful and adaptive. This division of labour between parents and children...
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Rupert Murdoch Cultural Imperialism
1,063 words... pendant on where masts are placed e. g they are not placed in the wilds of Africa or the Bush of Australia, and how many African villagers have internet access? McLuhen promotes the notion of the Global Village, an idea that has had a recent resurgence due to the new possibilities of the Internet. In fact Aol's current advertising campaign advertises their service (a huge US Internet Service Provider) as a Digital Community, a strikingly similar phrase. To use the notion of global and digita...
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Current Copyright And Patent Laws Weak Ineffective
1,078 words... the patenting of software is not a widely loved policy, and is mostly embraced only by large corporations like Lotus and Microsoft (Naccracken 21) because it enables these big companies to make more money. As shown above, there are many problems could be caused by the shortages of current copyright and patent laws. Currently, software copying is generally considered a copy of the original code such as when a backup of software is created as well as when people load a program into their compu...
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The Life And Music Of Tupac Shakur
1,006 wordsWhat does it take to be an icon of the 21 st century? An icon is a symbol representing what a person did to be admired by many people and achieved many things rarely an ordinary person can do. I would consider Tupac to be an icon of the 21 st century because he became a living symbol of his generations to many hip-hop and rap fans all over the world. He was the son of Agent Shakur and Billy Garland. At his teens, his family moved to Baltimore, MD. He attended The Baltimore School for the Perform...
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8 And 10 Ohms 127 5 135 Voltage
462 wordsPurpose: The purpose of this lab is to see if and how Ohms Law applies in a circuit that doesnt have a resistor. Theory: Equations Resistance = Voltage/Current R = V/I Voltage = Current Resistance V = I R Current = Voltage/Resistance I = V/R Hypothesis: I hypothesize that the resistance will be between 8 and 10 ohms. Procedures: Assemble a circuit with a multimeter, to measure the current, a voltmeter, to measure the volts, and a resistor that will provide the resistance. Next, a hand-held gener...
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Tupac Amaru Shakur Biographical Info
744 wordsDOB: June 16, 1971 - Brooklyn, NY DOD: September 13, 1996 - Las Vegas, NV Height: 5 ' 10 Weight: 168 Mother: Agent Shakur Father: William Garland Step Father: Jean Wayne Williams AKA Mutulu Shakur Half Sister: Sekyiwa Shakur Half Brother: Maurice Harding (Mopreme of Thug Life) Godfather: Elmer "Geronimo" Pratt Music Groups: One Nation Emcees, Two From The Crew, Strictly Dope, Digital Underground, Thug Life, Outlaw Immortal/Outlaw Aliases: MC New York, 2 Pac, Makaveli (the don) Marital Status: Di...
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What Is Wap Wireless Application Protocol Overview
925 wordsWhat is WAP? WAP stands for Wireless Application Protocol. The idea has been developed by some of the wireless telecommunications giants such as Nokia and Ericsson. The Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) uses the Internet as a gateway for the transmission of the protocol. WAP has brought the Internet and the sub-services that it provides right into our lives as we are on the move. WAP brings us information right to the screen of our mobile phone. WAP offers the possibility to call specific WAP ...
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Forensic Science Unauthorized Access
1,421 wordsThe "Love Bug" Virus The virus dubbed the "love bug" started to rapidly spread throughout the world on May 4, 2000. According to David Ruppe (May 5, 2000) in an article on the ABCNEWS. com website, The virus came in the form of "ILOVEYOU" in the subject line, which seemed harmless and greets people in a friendly way. They have no idea that they are in for a big surprise as they opened their email. The message inside reads: "kindly check the attached LOVELETTER coming from me" (Ruppe, May 5, 2000...
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Compact Disk Sound Designer
1,050 wordsAddendum to Independent Study in Sound Design and Sound System Component Operation Arnold F. Bilotta III 18 December 2000 This past year (2000) I have been working in the sound booth for The John Lyman Center for the Performing Arts. Here at the John Lyman Center (JLC) we have been going through a time of transition. The former resident technical guru who had taken care of JLC's happenings had retired, leaving the JLC in a semi chaotic state. The dance school season was just about to start which...
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Cd Rom Average Cost
990 words"Investigate a current multimedia/Internet technique" 2. 0 Terms of Reference European Sales Engineer with JS Controls has been approached by the Sales Director Lucy Smith to investigate the conversion of the company's catalogue (published in 4 languages) to CD format. The report will analyse the following areas: . Present businesses / homes which have Computers. Cost of producing the Catalogue... Updating the catalogue with the amendments twice yearly... Production in 4 languages. 3. 0 Introduc...
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Walt Disneys Classical Music
1,426 wordsFantasia is a truly unique movie that combines beautiful music with interpretive animation. The movies music is exquisite but one would expect no less form the Philadelphia Orchestra who, at the time, specialized in such classical works as preformed in this movie. The songs were written well but one would also expect this because they were written by musical geniuses such as Mozart and Bach and are some of their more popular works. There is no disputing these two things but what of Disneys inter...
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The Effects Of E Marketing On Small Businesses
1,288 wordsThe Effects of E-Marketing on Small Businesses Introduction Small Business Enterprises (SBEs) play very important role in the world economy. Traditionally, small businesses are the main contributors to employment, development, and economic growth. Mulhern (1995) asserts that approximately 99 % of all European businesses are small and medium sized businesses, providing more than 66 per cent of employment in Europe. The U. S. economy is also no exception to the rule, because it is by no means domi...
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Twenty First Century Third World Countries
2,227 wordsThe World is Flat (1) In todays world, when the traditional political and economical terminology can hardly be used to effectively define the realities of post-industrial living, it becomes the matter of foremost importance for just about anybody, to understand how the rapid development of informational technologies might affect worlds socio-political dynamics in near future. The process of Globalization has resulted in creation of situation when the spiral of history is being twisted ever tight...
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Fannie Mae American Dream
608 wordsFannie Mae / Securing The American Dream Using PKI Technology Fannie Mae was one of the few companies in the U. S. doing well this year. Most probably, one of the most important reasons for that is their usage of technology. They have changed their business processes by implementing the Public key infrastructure (PKI). This technology has a potential of boosting the already-dynamic real estate market in the U. S, securing the American Dream of owing an own house for millions of citizens. The Pro...
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One Of The Most Important Important Things
668 wordsValues and Interests of Todays Generation Differences between various generations has been the question that bothered many minds. These differences were formed by the environment, the outside world that acted on young people, shaping the future individuals. Generations were affected by different environments and so their attitude towards the same questions and their values may vary greatly. The generation that currently has the prerogative to be called modern is the Millennial generation, which ...
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Free Enterprise System Public Figures
965 wordsInformational revolution is in control of the world. Digital equipment has brought a unification of all information related sectors. They are telecommunications, media, and information technology. Altogether of that has made possible the globalization of communication, social relations, and economy. Original communications media were, not only, separate and operated on different networks; they also were regulated by different laws and special regulators, and of course all of that at a national l...
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