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Fiber Optics Fiber Optic Cable Facts "A relatively new technology with vast potential importance, fiber optics is the channeled transmission of light through hair-thin glass fibers." [ Less expensive than copper cables [ Raw material is silica sand [ Less expensive to maintain If damaged, restoration time is faster (although more users are affected) [ Backbone to the Information Superhighway Information (data and voice) is transmitted through the fiber digitally by the use of high speed LASERs (
Deregulation In The Electric Industry Electricity is the principal force that powers modern society. It lights buildings and streets, runs computers and telephones, drives trains and subways, and operates all variety of motors and machines. Yet most people, despite their great dependence on electrical power, hardly give it a thought. They flip a switch, turn a key, or pick up a phone and expect the power to be there without fail. The almost-century old structure of the American electric utility
The Bill of Rights How many rights do you have? You should check, because it might not be as many today as it was a few years ago, or even a few months ago. Some people I talk to are not concerned that police will execute a search warrant without knocking or that they set up roadblocks and stop and interrogate innocent citizens. They do not regard these as great infringements on their rights. But when you put current events together, there is information that may be surprising to people who have
Dual coding How individuals are able to obtain knowledge is something that psychologists have studied for a number of years. The ability to store and retrieve knowledge provides individuals with the propensity to form logical thought, express emotions and internalize the world around them. In order for a psychologist to understand the theories of knowledge it is necessary to investigate the aspects of the theories. In this paper we examine the history , the basic construct, the similarities of t
Duties of Legal secretary THE DUTIES OF A SECRETARY When we enter a law office the first individual we meet is the legal secretary. She is the one withe responsibility for the correspondence, records, and other affairs of office. The word “secretary” reflects its Latin root secretum (secret), which originally referred to a person who acted as a confidant, and handled matters of a private nature for his principal. The executive position or executive secretary is one of major responsibility
The First Generation of Computers The first generation of computers, beginning around the end of World War 2, and continuing until around the year 1957, included computers that used vacuum tubes, drum memories, and programming in machine code. Computers at that time where mammoth machines that did not have the power our present day desktop microcomputers. In 1950, the first real-time, interactive computer was completed by a design team at MIT. The "Whirlwind Computer," as it was called, was a re
Education In today\'s society a college education is an essential part of pursuing a career. While in college a person can determine his strengths and weaknesses in whatever path he decides to take in life. A college education is also the first step in being self-sufficient and living by yourself. College life also gives a person a chance to express his ingenious and creative abilities and to supplement the skills that he learned in high school. City University will give me an unprecedented oppo
Englis Exemplification The problem is not with the machine: it is with the man who allows himself to become mechanical. People work on machines all day long. Many of these people have worked on a single machine for some years. The longer the people have worked on a single machine, the more they become adept in the use of the machine. When the time comes for a more advanced machine to be installed, such as a computer, the worker may not be able to cope with the massive change. The computer is an
Technology and the Future of Work Every society creates an idealised image of the future - a vision that serves as a beacon to direct the imagination and energy of its people. The Ancient Jewish nation prayed for deliverance to a promised land of milk and honey. Later, Christian clerics held out the promise of eternal salvation in the heavenly kingdom. In the modern age, the idea of a future technological utopia has served as the guiding light of industrial society. For more than a century utopi
Fast Eddie Fast Eddie by Rick Vallejos (Daredevil or [email protected]) (Comments appreciated) Where do I begin... to write down my misadventure. I would have never picked up a pen and began had it not been for my host. He\'s the type of fellow who tells you what to do and his partners (soldiers) make sure you did just as your told. This hideout, this fortress has more weapons than I\'ve seen in months. There is a guard at my door this minute, put there for my protection so I was told. Yeh righ
Flat Fee vs Pay-per-use Flat Fee vs. Pay-per-use Most Internet users are either not charged to access information, or pay a low-cost flat fee. The Information SuperHighway, on the other hand, will likely be based upon a pay-per-use model. On a gross level, one might say that the payment model for the Internet is closer to that of broadcast (or perhaps cable) television while the model for the Information SuperHighway is likely to be more like that of pay-per-view T.V. "Pay-per-use" environments
Government Intervention on the Internet CIS 302 - Information Systems I John J. Doe XXX-XX-XXXX March 12, 1997 During the last decade, our society has become based on the sole ability to move large amounts of information across great distances quickly. Computerization has influenced everyone\'s life in numerous ways. The natural evolution of computer technology and this need for ultra-fast communications has caused a global network of interconnected computers to develop. This global network allo
Traffic Control: The Need For Change As the population of the United States dramatically increases and the number of vehicles on the nation\'s roads and highways skyrockets, new methods of traffic control and organization have become necessary, by utilizing new methods of transportation or by revising the current system. In the past 15 years, the number of vehicles on American roads has increased 41.9%, the number of licensed drivers has increased 29.3%, but the size of the general population ha
How Phreaks, Anarchist, the KKK, and SWP compare to Big Broth Many organizations today are considered bad or "evil". Groups like the Ku Klux Klan, The Anarchy Organization, Supreme White Power, which are Skinheads and Neo-Nazis, and Phreaks are a few of these groups. These groups all have one thing in common......they somehow break the law. The Ku Klux Klan "terrorized public officials in efforts to drive them from office and blacks in general to prevent them from voting and holding office." ( M
In living Color In Living Color Everything people eat, wear, or use is pushed at the public through commercial advertising. Whether it is the fertilizer that the farmer chooses to put on the vegetables he grows, the clothing that is chosen at the department store, or the pen to write a report, it has been advertised. Advertising occurs even in the packaging of a product. From the colors the manufacturer chooses to use on the wrapping, to the multi-million dollar expense of television, everyone i
Hackers: Information Warefare Geoff Stafford Dr. Clark PHL 233 The Popularity Of The Internet Has Hrown Immeasurably In The Past Few Years. Along with it the so-called "hacker" community has grown and risen to a level where it\'s less of a black market scenario and more of "A Current Affair" scenario. Misconceptions as to what a hacker is and does run rampant in everyone who thinks they understand what the Internet is after using it a few times. In the next few pages I\'m going to do my best to
Insurance Career Nature of the Work Insurance agents sell one or more types of insurance, such as life, property, casualty, health, disability, and long-term care (Edwards, 1999, A12). Agents sell insurance policies to individuals and businesses to provide protection against loss or catastrophe. Insurance agents consider the financial status and life situation of their clients, and assist them in selecting their optimal insurance policy. Some policies can be designed to provide retirement income
\'Is Science Nessesary\' with refrence to Mary Shellys Frankens ENG 4A0 ESSAY "Where would we be if nobody bothered to look beyond?" - Dr. Frankenstein Is science necessary to our future? In today\'s society this is an unasked question lurking in the corners of cottages and winter getaways where food is cooked over a wood stove and the information highway is just a dirt road. In the novel Frankenstein we find that "looking beyond" only leads to pain and suffering in the cases of Dr. Frankenstein
Hacking to Peaces The "Information Superhighway" possesses common traits with a regular highway. People travel on it daily and attempt to get to a predetermined destination. There are evil criminals who want to violate citizens in any way possible. A reckless driver who runs another off the road is like a good hacker. Hacking is the way to torment people on the Internet. Most of the mainstream hacking community feel that it is their right to confuse others for their entertainment. Simply stated,
Legal education in the USA LEGAL EDUCATION IN THE US There is no undergraduate law degree in the United States; thus, students cannot expect to study law without first completing an undergraduate degree. Basic admissions requirements for American law schools are a Bachelor\'s degree in any field and the Law School Admissions Test (LSAT). The American law degree is called the Juris Doctor (JD) and usually requires three years of study. The JD program involves courses in American common and statut
The Effectiveness of Internet-based Education English 1302 23 November 2003 Internet is been a major part of everyday life of the new generation. From gathering academic information to plain entertainment, computer with the access to the World Wide Web can serve our needs. The World Wide Web is really having the big influence and impact in the society. In recent year, all levels of educational institution adopt the new way of teaching academic material. The Internet base or hybrid (traditional a
What kind of person am I? What kind of person am I? I’m a person that is always happy. I’m also the type of person that always thinks positive in everything I do in my life. I always think I can do and be anything in life. That’s why I’m also a challenging person that likes to take and challenge almost anything in life, because I think that life would be boring without challenges to take on and conquer. I’m a person that is always happy because any time I do something wrong or something goes wro
Education I am supposed to find out the purpose of my education if there is one at all, I really am not sure if my education so far has had a purpose maybe by the end the purpose will come out. So I will tell everything I remember about the schools I went to I hope if finding out the purpose. I went to four different elementary schools: Normandy Elementary, some genius school that I only went to for six months and I can’t remember the name of it, Harrison Elementary, and Prather Elementary. I we
The Animal Rights Movements The animal rights movement began in the 1970’s, around the same time as the environmentalist movement. It was basically the first outspoken argument against the widely held belief that humans are superior to animals and therefore possess the right to treat them inhumanely. One of the main arguments of the animal rights activists is against the use of animals for experimentation. Corporations, laboratories, and industries use several million animals for testing each ye
Computers 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. A machine that has done all this and more now exists in nearly every business in the US and one out of every two households. This incredible invention is the computer. The electronic computer has been around for over a half-century, but its ancestors have been around for 2000 years. Since the beginning of time p
Where I am…@#%* …Bank of China Tower Bank of China Tower, known as the tallest building in Hong Kong and Asia from 1989 to 1992, is 1,209-foot and it is a fitting building. The Tower sits in the central business district, a ribbon of land densely packed with banks and office buildings squeezed between mountain and harbor. It is one of the busiest, crowded, active, frenetic cities in the world. After experiencing it, I was attracted by its visual context and its special features, as this modern b
ANNOTATED MLA BIBLIOGRAPHY A bibliography is a list of sources used in compiling a document. You should arrange the bibliography in alphabetical order by the author’s last name or, if there is no author, by the first main word of the title. You can ignore A, And, and The in a title. There are several bibliographic styles, and your instructor may prefer a specific one. Be sure to find out what style you should use. Don’t mix styles because you may confuse your reader. The examples in this bibliog
Abstract EXAMPLES This paper describes an empirical life cycle model and uses it to predict the behavioral responses to a change in the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program known internally within the Social Security Administration as the “$1 for $2 benefit offset”. This policy has not been enacted yet, but has been actively supported by disability advocates as a way to provide greater incentives for SSDI benefi-ciaries who have fully or partially recovered from their disabilities
Access 2000 Task –1 Purposes served by the VHD Tools Database VHD TOOLS LIMITED is dealing in equipment used in the building trade. Most of the trade information is stored on papers such as customer details, stock details, invoices etc. Considering time utilization and convenience, current system has been converted into computerized system. VHD TOOLS database is capable of handling customer details, orders, stock, staff and daily transactions (sales or rental). With the help of current database,
Advertising English Essay Advertising is an integral part of today’s society. Australian advertising symbolises the way we act, the things we do and the attitudes and values we share. We can tell that advertising symbolises the way we act by the fact that we actually purchase a product to narrow the differences between the model and yourself. It is important that we realise who we want to be and who we want to become. Advertising is run on the basis that it is either to inform people about hazar
LEARNING/CONTENT STANDARDS The word standard represents a specific idea of what teachers expect a student to recall, understand or demonstrate down the road. When teachers can assess how close a student comes to the standards, they know where to adjust or where to focus their attention. Each state sets the standards for the schools. Louisiana is number one in striving to improve the quality of education for its children. With the use of the internet in the individual classrooms, the quality of
Metallica 1980 A young Lars Ulrich was addicted to the NWOBHM (New Wave Of British Heavy Metal), and he tried to put his own band together. At this point, his attempt failed, but he placed an ad in a magazine called Recycler, to which one James Hetfield answered. James and Lars met up to jam, but nothing became of this first meeting. Summer 81 Lars went to the UK to follow Diamond Head around for 3 months on tour. On his return he secured a deal to record a track for the Metal Blade compilation
Brief History of the English Language OLD ENGLISH UNTIL 1066. A BRIEF HISTORY OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE Old English (500-1100 AD) Old English Words The Angles came from an angle-shaped land area in contemporary Germany. Their name Angli from the Latin and commonly-spoken, pre-5th Century German mutated into the Old English Engle . Later, Engle changed to Angel-cyn meaning Angle-race by A.D. 1000, changing to Engla-land . Some Old English words which have survived intact include: feet, geese, teeth, me
Microsoft Office XP Concepts and Techniques Excel 2002Project OneCreating a Worksheet and Embedded Chartobjectives Students will have mastered the material in this project when they can: l Start Excel l Describe the Excel worksheet l Describe the speech recognition capabilities of Excel l Select a cell or range of cells l Enter text and numbers l Use the AutoSum button to sum a range of cells l Copy a cell to a range of cells using the fill handle l Bold font, change font size, and change font c
Chronology of p Since the beginning of mathematics mathematicians have been reevaluating p to more and more decimal places. It has gone from a whole number to 134,217,700 digits after the decimal. p is the ratio of circumference of a circle to its diameter. In the ancient orient p was frequently taken as 3. Later the Egyptians gave p a vale of (4/3)4=3.1604. But the first scientific attempt to compute p seemed to be that of Archimedes in 240BC. He used polygons to set bounds for p, which he foun
Effects of Caffeine, sleep loss, and stress on cognitive performance and mood during U.S Navy SEAL training Learning and Memory Lab Spring 2004 Critique Effects of Caffeine, sleep loss, and stress on cognitive performance and mood during U.S Navy SEAL training Caffeine is a widely used substance that has positive effect on mood, attention and performance requiring vigilance and cognition. It is used throughout the world by millions of people to help them stay alert during long working hours or
Functionalist Perspectives SSS 100 April 21, 2004 As the years passing by, popular culture has becoming more effective in people’s lives. People express their culture through traditions in food, clothing, recreations and ceremonies; also through the education system and institutions of learning, including museums and libraries. It has a great impact arts; however without the support of the philosophers such as Durkeim Emile who stated that functionalist perspectives, is the assumption that socie
INTERNET USAGE ON TEENAGES THE REASONS FOR CONNECTING TO INTERNET AND USAGE FIELDS OF IT AMONG THE YOUNG PEOPLE AGED 12-19 IN LAST 2 YEARS 29/04/1999 ABSTRACT This research aims to determine the reasons for the young people aged between 12-19 to connect to internet and the usage fields and the reations of people’s personalities and virtual habits. Especially last 2 years, the usage of internet is so increased and this affected all the levels of society. Finding out their reasons to connect to i
Accessing the data of a business Description of problem The aim for this coursework is to design a new system for an estate agent called Folly\'s agents. The database will be designed to hold information about the properties such as number of bedrooms, garden size, price etc. Currently the company is using a filing cabinet to keep the current data, this takes up a lot of space and it is hard for the workers to access or amend the information. I will need to design a solution for this problem, my
Java, JavaScript, and ActiveX Additional Activity 1 13 Discuss the difference between Java, JavaScript, and ActiveX. What are the different security issues that affect each one? Java is a high-level programming language developed by Sun Microsystems that is used widely in Web pages to provide active content. Java is an object-oriented language similar to C++, but simplified to eliminate language features that cause common programming errors. It can run outside the confines of a Web browser and i
Kinds of Learning There are thousands of technologies coming out every month. People must learn use these innovations everyday because this world is changing so fast. More recently learning has been influenced by new-style viewpoints, new technologies, and varieties of subjects. Learning has grown in many ways. Three of the more successful styles are internet-learning, old-style learning,[going to school], outdoor learning One of the newer styles of learning is internet-learning. The internet-le
Bridging the Divide with Technology October 6, 2000 There exits a breach between culture and technology. The only way to fill that space is to introduce an innovative technological plan that would incorporate public education with cultural diversity. With the power of the Internet and the funding from federal, state, and district programs, Los Angeles educational schools could be enabled with complete cultural awareness with acceptance and no preconceived notion. Internet websites will supply al
Advantages of a Videotape Compared To A DVD – Video There are very little advantages of videotape compared to a DVD-Video some of which include the following: o Recordable. Recordable DVD-Video will not be available in the home before the year 2001. Recordable DVD-Video technology will have to improve significantly and become much cheaper before it will become successful and widely spread. Copy protection issues have seriously hampered other digital recording formats such as digital audiotape (D
“Medical Testing on Animals” For the past twenty years, there has been a heated ongoing debate on whether animals should be used in scientific and medical research. Vivisection is the medical term for the practice of experimenting on animals. Every year in the United States an estimated twenty to seventy million animals die in the name of research. Before they die they are usually burned, poisoned, exposed to radioactive elements such as uranium and plutonium, or inflicted with fatal and often d
Communication Coursework Contents Page 1 - Front Cover Page 2 - Contents Page 3 - Action Plan Page 4 - Action Plan (continued) Page 5 - Copy of letter to company’s Page 6 - Introduction Page 7 - Introduction (continued) Page 8 - Legal constraints and influences Page 9 - Objectives of business Page 10 - What is communication? Page 11 - Vertical communication and diagonal communication Page 12 - Examples of communication Different types of communication Page 13 - Examples of communication Page 14
Television English 1301 The television set has been one of those keystone technologies that has played a major role in shaping modern society. While there are many other technologies that have done the same thing, such as personal computers or the internet, television has been around the longest, and therefore, had more of a chance to be an influence. As such, many issues have emerged to cause debate related to television viewing. The common thread among these issues revolves around television’s
Terrorism and the International Court of Justice 04/26/01 PL SC 14H Terrorism and the International Court of Justice I. History of International Terrorism II. State Sponsored Terrorism A. Iran B. Sudan III. Benefits Derived From Terrorism A. Inexpensive and ability to advance ideologies B. Fear C. Publicity D. Minimal risk E. Lack of public defeat IV. Aspects of Terrorism A. Technological advances B. Weapons of mass destruction C. Cyber terrorism D. Suicide bombing V. Islamic Terrorist Organiza
Islamic Terrorism and The United States PLSC 14H 04/26/01 The Threat of Islamic Terrorism With the collapse of the Soviet Union in the early 1990\'s and the cold war over, the international community seemed to be on the threshold of an era of unprecedented peace and prosperity. Instead, a new series of problems was created, like ethnic conflicts, weapons proliferation, environmental problems, population growth, drug trafficking, and terrorism. Terrorism, as defined by Title 22 of the United Sta
The Current Performance of the UK Economy INTRODUCTION: To assess how successful a country\'s economy is we have to look at a number of factors, these include: Unemployment, inflation, Economic growth, trade, exchange rates and Interest rates. The \'ideal\' for a country is normally to have low unemployment, low and stable inflation, an avoidance of excessive exchange rates changes, steady economic growth and trade surplus rather than a trade deficit. UNEMPLOYMENT Unemployment is defined as a br