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Affirmative Action4
Affirmative Action4
Affirmative Action4 Affirmative action works. There are thousands of examples of situations where people of color, white women, and working class women and men of all races who were previously excluded from jobs or educational opportunities, or were denied opportunities once admitted, have gained access through affirmative action. When these policies received executive branch and judicial support, vast numbers of people of color, white women and men have gained access they would not otherwise ha
How has NATO survived the Cold War
How has NATO survived the Cold War
How has NATO survived the Cold War The latter half of the twentieth century has been dominated by the Cold War and the actions and events surrounding it. During this period different alliances and treaties were formed and many of these were institutionalized. One such alliance was the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). This organization was set up by the Northern Atlantic Western Powers to combat the Eastern Soviet threat. Today however NATO still exists and plays an active role in inter
Intergovernmentalism as a Mode of Union Governance
Intergovernmentalism as a Mode of Union Governance
Intergovernmentalism as a Mode of Union Governance Intergovernmentalism as a Mode of Union Governance Part 1: Intergovernmentalism I. Introduction II.The Negotiation of the SEA as a Case Study A. Mode of Political process and Style of Governance B. Principal Actors and Players C. Typical Issues of Governance D. Level of Institutionalization E. Visibility Part 2: Beyond the Monolithic Government I. Case Study: Negotiating the SEA — The National Level (Germany) A. Goals in general for the 1980s B.
Storytelling in a modern world
Storytelling in a modern world
Storytelling in a modern world Storytelling in a Modern World We humans are all storytellers, or story-listeners, or both. That\'s a crucial element of our humanity. Passing down the generations, constantly changing under the pressure of altering circumstances, stories link humanity together in chains of narrative. Odysseus sets out on the wine-dark sea, fights ferocious monsters, endures endless hardships, and eventually finds his way home; and so does Tim O’Brien in The Things They Carried; an
Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson Thomas Jefferson is one of the most profound and important figures in American History. Thomas Jefferson was the third president of the United States of America, a diplomat, statesman, architect, scientist, and philosopher. No leader in this period of American History was as articulate, wise, or aware of the problems and consequences of a free society as Thomas Jefferson. Thomas Jefferson was born on April 13, 1743, at Shadwell, a tobacco plantation in Virginia. His father, Pete
Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson Thomas Jefferson is one of the most profound and important figures in American History. Thomas Jefferson was the third president of the United States of America, a diplomat, statesman, architect, scientist, and philosopher. No leader in this period of American History was as articulate, wise, or aware of the problems and consequences of a free society as Thomas Jefferson. Thomas Jefferson was born on April 13, 1743, at Shadwell, a tobacco plantation in Virginia. His father, Pete
Are humans rational
Are humans rational
Are humans rational Are humans rational? The human species has well developed cognitive abilities compared to animals. These can be remarkable like language and many other communication systems. Our visual system provides us with excellent vital information for the environment. Besides, through thinking and problem solving, we have adapted the environment to suit us and developed science and technology. Surely, these are evidence of an advanced intelligence humans possess. On the other hand, tho
Cognitive psychology
Cognitive psychology
Cognitive psychology Introduction Language processing and production seem to involve many areas of the brain (Garrett, 1995). Using positron emission tomography (PET), Howard, et al (1992) were able to identify a number of physically separate brain structures that become active during various language processing tasks. They found that physically discrete areas are responsible for auditory and visual word recognition and that these areas are separate from those involved in either word comprehensi
Gardners Theory of Multiple Intelligences
Gardners Theory of Multiple Intelligences
Gardners Theory of Multiple Intelligences In 1979 a young graduate student in cognitive-development psychology, Howard Gardner and a group of colleagues received a grant from the Bernard Van Leer Foundation. The money was intended to, “ …produce a scholarly synthesis of what had been established in the biological, social, and cultural sciences about the nature and realization of human potential ( Gardner, 1999, p.32 ).” Four years later, Gardner published his discoveries, including his infamous
Influence of violence on children
Influence of violence on children
influence of violence on children Many children’s television programs involve a substantial amount of violence in one form or another. What impact if any, might these programs what impact, if any might these programs have on the development of aggression? Since the advent of television there has been growing concern about the apparent effects of violence on the attitudes, values and behaviours of children. Much of the research has focused on the effects of violence on television and aggression e
What is Dyslexia
What is Dyslexia
What is Dyslexia Accommodating a Disability: Adults with Learning Disabilities Tara J. Childers University of Oklahoma EIPT 6183, Dr. Greene May 3, 1999 Whether we graduate from highschool or college we all hope to find a challenging career that will propel us forward in today’s society. For those suffering from dyslexia this only adds to the frustration and fears associated with seeking employment. Many adults with dyslexia or other forms of learning disabilities never disclose their disability
Christian art
Christian art
Christian art For thousands of years, major factors that influence a society are the effects of such things as religion, government, and art. When people study history, art does not seem to play such an important role. However, art helps us understand how a society feels, thinks, and looks at the surroundings which in they live. Ecclesiastical art or commonly know as Christian art dates back to the first and second centuries. The first influences of Christian art were believed to be Roman in nat
Feng Shui
Feng Shui
Feng Shui Did you ever wonder where and why we live the way we do? With the goal of answering it, the Chinese developed a tradition of techniques that combines commonsense, fine aesthetics, and mystical philosophy. This tradition, called Feng Shui, is both an art and a science that aims to ensure that all things are harmonious with their surroundings. The application of Feng Shui ranges from planning entire cities and empires to placing a guest at the dinner table; from the orientation of high-r
Feng Shui1
Feng Shui1
Feng Shui1 Did you ever wonder where and why we live the way we do? With the goal of answering it, the Chinese developed a tradition of techniques that combines commonsense, fine aesthetics, and mystical philosophy. This tradition, called Feng Shui, is both an art and a science that aims to ensure that all things are harmonious with their surroundings. The application of Feng Shui ranges from planning entire cities and empires to placing a guest at the dinner table; from the orientation of high-
Religion and the changes through the years
Religion and the changes through the years
religion and the changes through the years Overview: Physics of Magnetic Resonance Microscopy Magnetic resonance microscopy (MRM) is founded on the same physical principles as its clinical cousin, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Two crucial discoveries have made MRI possible. The 1952 Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded to Felix Bloch of Stanford and Edward M. Purcell of Harvard for their discovery of nuclear induction. Nuclei with unpaired nucleons (neutrons or protons) possess a magnetic mome
Roots of major western religions
Roots of major western religions
roots of major western religions Julius Caesar If anyone had hoped that the assassination of Julius Caesar would bring about the return of Republican rule, they must surely have been disappointed, for the political turbulence simply continued. Caesar’s assassins and his old commanders battled for control, while orators like Cicero labored to save the old Republic. In the and, Julius Caesar’s great nephew and adopted son Octavian known to history as Augustus Caesar outmaneuvered and outfought eve
The pope the jews and Hitler
The pope the jews and Hitler
The pope the jews and Hitler OVER THE past four decades, the attitude of the Catholic Church toward Judaism and the Jews has undergone a sea change. On the theological level, the decisive event was the Second Vatican Council, which in 1965 finally lifted the collective charge of deicide against the Jewish people, reversing the longstanding Augustinian view that the Jews would eternally bear the mark of Cain. But of no less importance has been the current Pope\'s personal commitment to reconcilia
The Role of the Temple in Mesopotamia and Egypt
The Role of the Temple in Mesopotamia and Egypt
The Role of the Temple in Mesopotamia and Egypt The religions of ancient Mesopotamia and Egypt have long been studied by fascinated students, scholars, and the like. The remains left behind from these civilizations have provided great insight into their culture, philosophy, and religion. For these and most ancient cultures, the temple was the center of the city, often playing many roles - religious, social economic, etc. It is important to view the religious concepts of these civilizations in li
Burgess Shale
Burgess Shale
Burgess Shale #3 It is the belief of Steve Gould that these strange and bizarre animals in the Burgess Shale could well undermine our conventional view of evolution. But his first argument, that the problematic fossils have such distinctive body plans that they must represent extinct phyla is misleading. If a fly and a mouse have body plans that are laid down by the same fundamental instructions, then it is perhaps less likely that the self-evident differences in anatomy stem from really radical
COMPUTERS
COMPUTERS
COMPUTERS ISDN VS. cABLE MODEMS 1.0 Introduction The Internet is a network of networks that interconnects computers around the world, supporting both business and residential users. In 1994, a multimedia Internet application known as the World Wide Web became popular. The higher bandwidth needs of this application have highlighted the limited Internet access speeds available to residential users. Even at 28.8 Kilobits per second (Kbps)—the fastest residential access commonly available at the tim
Earthquakes1
Earthquakes1
earthquakes1 EARTH QUAKE REFERENCE FILES EARTHQUAKE REFERENCE FILES Earthquake, shaking of the earth’s surface caused by rapid movement of the earth’s rocky outer layer. Earthquakes occur when energy stored within the earth, usually in the form of strain in rocks, suddenly releases. This energy is transmitted to the surface of the earth by earthquake waves. The study of earthquakes and the waves they create is called seismology. Scientists who study earthquakes are called seismologists. (Webster
Earthquakes1
Earthquakes1
earthquakes1 EARTH QUAKE REFERENCE FILES EARTHQUAKE REFERENCE FILES Earthquake, shaking of the earth’s surface caused by rapid movement of the earth’s rocky outer layer. Earthquakes occur when energy stored within the earth, usually in the form of strain in rocks, suddenly releases. This energy is transmitted to the surface of the earth by earthquake waves. The study of earthquakes and the waves they create is called seismology. Scientists who study earthquakes are called seismologists. (Webster
None Provided15
None Provided15
None Provided15 The Scientific Revolution The Scientific Revolution brought many new ideas and beliefs not only to Europe but the entire world. The most widely influential was an epistemological transformation that we call the Scientific Revolution. In the popular mind, we associate this revolution with natural science and technological change, but the scientific revolution was, in reality, a series of changes in the structure of European thought itself: systematic doubt, empirical and sensory
The History of Organic Chemistry
The History of Organic Chemistry
The History of Organic Chemistry Chemistry has been called the science of what things are. Its intent is the exploration of the nature of the materials that fabricate our physical environment, why they hold the different properties that depict them, how their atomic structure may be fathomed, and how they may be manipulated and changed. Although organic reactions have been conducted by man since the discovery of fire, the science of Organic chemistry did not develop until the turn of the eightee
Virtual Reality1
Virtual Reality1
Virtual Reality1 Virtual Reality - What it is and How it Works Imagine being able to point into the sky and fly. Or perhaps walk through space and connect molecules together. These are some of the dreams that have come with the invention of virtual reality. With the introduction of computers, numerous applications have been enhanced or created. The newest technology that is being tapped is that of artificial reality, or virtual reality (VR). When Morton Heilig first got a patent for his Senso
Affirmative action
Affirmative action
affirmative action Affirmative action works. There are thousands of examples of situations where people of color, white women, and working class women and men of all races who were previously excluded from jobs or educational opportunities, or were denied opportunities once admitted, have gained access through affirmative action. When these policies received executive branch and judicial support, vast numbers of people of color, white women and men have gained access they would not otherwise hav
The Globe Theatre
The Globe Theatre
The Globe Theatre In the cobblestone roadways and roughly built playhouses, an extraordinary development took place in England in the 1500s. At that time, a burst of literary accomplishments arose that was never before seen in the history of the theater. In the all-new idea of theaters, playwrights lifted the Elizabethan Theater to new heights. Men like Shakespeare and Christopher Marlowe dared to write plays about real people in a variety of real situations. (Yowell 13) Through their efforts, t
Adolf Hitler
Adolf Hitler
Adolf Hitler Adolf Hitler 1. The Beginning At half past six on the evening of April 20th, 1889 a child was born in the small town of Branau, Austria. The name of the child was Adolf Hitler. He was the son a Customs official Alois Hitler, and his third wife Klara. As a young boy Adolf attendated church regulary and sang in the local choir. One day he carved a symbol into the bench which resembled the Swastika he later used as the symbol of the Nazi party. He was a pretty good student. He received
Mcdonaldization
Mcdonaldization
mcdonaldization The way that Wendy\'s Old Fashioned Hamburgers does business and markets it\'s product to consumers is due to the change in our society to where the consumer wants the biggest, fastest, and best product they can get for their money. This change in society can be attributed to a process known as McDonaldization. Although McDonaldization can be applied to many other parts of our society, this paper will focus on its impact on Wendy\'s Old Fashioned Hamburgers. My belief is that the
Socialization of self
Socialization of self
Socialization of self American values are a tricky thing. It seems that the value set changes with each individual. American pragmatism is actually rooted in deeply held anti-authoritarian, individualistic, egalitarian, activist ideals, which privilege personal choice, flexibility, and technical efficiency with the pursuit of success, however success is defined. (Hall, Lindholm, pg. 91) Basically, an individual\'s values are what that individual decides they are. The key to understanding this
CLIENT SERVER
CLIENT SERVER
CLIENT SERVER Client/Server computing has become the model for new information architecture. This technology will take enterprise wide computing into the 21st century. Computing power has rapidly become distributed and interconnected throughout many organizations through networks of all types of computers. Networked computer systems are taking the form of client/server computing. With client/server computing, end users can handle a broad range of information processing tasks. This included data
Commerce One
Commerce One
Commerce One Commerce One Inc. (Nasdaq: CMRC) and SAPMarkets, Inc., the SAP AG (NYSE:SAP) subsidiary, today announced they will deliver their joint e-marketplace solution for the Integrated Business Exchange (IBX), throughout the Nordic region. The independently owned open exchange, founded by Ericsson, SEB and b-business partners will link buyers and sellers of goods and services across all industries and countries in the Nordic region. IBX will run on MarketSet(TM), the joint solution recently
Computer science
Computer science
computer science Computer Science Computer science is one of the fastest growing career fields in modern history. Dating back only a few decades to the late 1950s and early 1960s, it has become one of the leading industries in the world today. Developed through the technological architecture of electrical engineering and the computational language of mathematics, the science of computer technology has provided considerable recognition and financial gain for many of its well deserving pioneers. O
Convergence
Convergence
Convergence TABLE OF CONTENTS Executive Summary 1 Introduction 2 Part I Business Factors 3 What is Convergence? 3 Toll Bypass 3 Utilization – Getting Your Money’s Worth 3 Part II Technical Overview 4 Mixed-Media Requirements 4 Problems: - Delay 4 - Packet Loss 5 - Jitter 5 Network Technology 5 Voice over ATM 5 Voice over Frame Relay 6 Voice over IP 7 Inter-Vendor Support 8 H.323 8 Part III Implementations 10 Types of VoIP Implementations VoIP through a router 10 LAN Telephones 10 IP PBX 11 VoIP
Data warehouse
Data warehouse
Data warehouse The basic reasons organizations implement data warehouses are: To perform server/disk bound tasks associated with querying and reporting on servers/disks not used by transaction processing systems most firms want to set up transaction processing systems so there is a high probability that transactions will be completed in what is judged to be an acceptable amount of time. Reports and queries, which can require a much greater range of limited server/disk resources than transaction
Distributed Computing
Distributed Computing
Distributed Computing Distributed Computing By: Shane Strate Chapter 1 As the technology we use today increases in speed and usability, there are those that are happy with the fastest computer. But then there are those that either want or need to go faster than the fastest. The solution lies in and around the Internet, the solution has been rightfully termed Distributed Computing. Put simply, distributed computing is the splitting of a task among multiple computers. Hence using the power of ma
English Architecture During Medeival Times
English Architecture During Medeival Times
English Architecture During Medeival Times English Architecture During Medieval Times Corey Frentress English IV November 15, 200 Architecture is the practice of building design and the technology applied in constructing a building. Medieval or, English architecture is very appealing in the variety of castles and cathedrals throughout England. Each structure has its own feature and aspects in reflecting the Gothic style of architecture. English architecture is based on the Gothic principal of ar
Evolution of the processor unit
Evolution of the processor unit
Evolution of the processor unit Only once in a lifetime will a new invention come about to touch every aspect of our lives. Such a device that changes the way we work, live, and play is a special one, indeed. The Microprocessor has been around since 1971 years, but in the last few years it has changed the American calculators to video games and computers (Givone 1). Many microprocessors have been manufactured for all sorts of products; some have succeeded and some have not. This paper will discu
Gss technology
Gss technology
gss technology IBM Network Consulting and Integration Highlights Applies proven methodologies for cost-effective e-business initiatives Offers comprehensive, end-to-end multivendor network and infra- structure solutions Addresses network performance and availability issues Aligns your network strategy with business goals and objectives Implements a network that helps support future business and technology requirements Address your e-business network infrastructure In todayŐs rapidly changing IT
History of the Internet2
History of the Internet2
History of the Internet2 History of the Internet The Internet as we know today was not a concept that was quickly enacted when it was first thought up. It was a revolutionary process that was the result of visionary people who painstakingly brought forth the World Wide Web. These individuals saw a promising potential in allowing computers to share information on research and development in scientific and military fields. This is all started in 1962 when the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Project
History of the net
History of the net
history of the net The History of the Internet In 1973, the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) initiated a research program to investigate techniques and technologies for interlinking packet networks of various kinds. The objective was to develop communication protocols which would allow networked computers to communicate transparently across multiple, linked packet networks. This was called the Internetting project and the system of networks which emerged from the research w
Internet2
Internet2
Internet2 The Internet has update the computer and communications world like nothing before. The invention of the telegraph, telephone, radio, and computer set the stage for this unprecedented integration of capabilities. The Internet is at once a world-wide broadcasting capability, a mechanism for information distribution, and a medium for collaboration and interaction between individuals and their computers without regard for geographic location. The Internet represents one of the most success
Linux versus Windows NT
Linux versus Windows NT
Linux versus Windows NT Forget the browser wars. This year\'s big nerd battle is the server shootout between Linux and Windows NT - and it\'s not just a bunch of geeks nit-picking. While both offer more affordable platforms for Web service than in the past, Linux and NT are polar opposites on almost every other level. They look different, run differently, support different software, and cost money in different places. So far though, most press coverage of the Linux-NT debate has focused on the c
Media singapore
Media singapore
media singapore Singapore. Even saying the word and some of the uninformed may still hold the belief that it is located somewhere in China, knowing only where it is approximately. Yet this vibrant, newly industrialized city-state is in fact located close to the equator and is often overlooked on the world map; not surprising, considering it is only represented by a small dot in the South China Sea. Today, the island of Singapore has earned high acclaim for its rapid transformation from a humbl
NANO TECHNOLOGY
NANO TECHNOLOGY
NANO TECHNOLOGY Nanotechnlogy 18 seems to be the magic number in today\'s manufacturing process. Intel and AMD both boast their upgraded production, and note that it will lead to ever increasing speeds and capabilities. Quietly, however, there is a growing consensus among the scientific community that silicon based-chips are on their way out. Tiny, molecular computers are becoming more and more feasible, and may do to silicon what transistors did to vacuum tubes. Across the world, universities a
Simulation
Simulation
simulation Eric Fingerman By a superintelligence we mean an intellect that is much smarter than the best human brains in practically every field, including scientific creativity, general wisdom and social skills. This definition leaves open how the superintelligence is implemented: it could be a digital computer, an ensemble of networked computers, cultured cortical tissue or what have you. It also leaves open whether the superintelligence is conscious and has subjective experiences. Entities
Teleeducation
Teleeducation
teleeducation 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of Tele-education Tele-education has a long history beginning with systems like that for teaching children in Australian Outback, the British Open University and other such organizations. These built on the idea of correspondence courses where course materials are sent periodically by post and augmented the experience with broadcasts either on radio or on TV. The problem of student isolation was addressed partially through techniques such as telephon
The Internet1
The Internet1
The Internet1 In the early 1960\'s, the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) became very concerned about the possible effects of nuclear attack on its computing facilities. As a result, it began to examine ways to connect their computers to each other and to weapons installations that were distributed all over the world. The DOD charged the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (now known as DARPA) to fund research that would lead to the creation of a worldwide network. The Advanced Research Pro
The Railway
The Railway
The Railway The thesis for Schivelbusch’s book The Railway Journey seems to be that the railroad altered the traveler’s perceptions of space, time, distance, nature and the senses. Although the means of a quick and reliable mode of transport was and is an important part of industrialization, it denaturalized and desensualized the passengers (Schivelbusch 20). Shrinking and reshaping the world it touches with industrial fingers and alienating the riders to the world around them. With fast and rel
Why Microsoft is a monopoly
Why Microsoft is a monopoly
Why Microsoft is a monopoly Through a combination of tactics that many people would consider monopolistic Microsoft is now involved in almost every aspect of the computer and computer-related telecommunications markets and is emerging as a major player in Internet commerce and on-line media ventures. As of March 1997, 87% of all the software developers were actually developing the Windows bit 32 platform, which is the operating system for Microsoft. Fifty three percent of 2.4 million US Professi