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long-distance communication and the invention of the telegraph & telephone

INTRODUCTION

When Scottish-born Alexander Graham Bell invented the first working telephone in 1876, he never could have envisioned the modern masses glued to their wireless devices. The wooden stand, funnel, copper wire, and acid used to form the first telephone could not be farther removed from the . . . .

General Motors was founded in 1908 and has been the largest manufacturer, designer, building and marketer of cars and trucks throughout the world since 1921. It sells vehicles in more than 200 countries worldwide and maintains assembly, manufacturing, distribution or warehousing operations in 53 of these countries. In 2000, it sold 8.6 million cars and trucks - constituting 15.1% of the entire . . . .

Government Intervention in the Steel Industry

Introduction

The Bush administration announced the imposition of sweeping tariffs of up to 30% on steel imports to the United States for a period of 3 years in March 2002 purportedly to save the ailing steel industry from collapsing. Predictably, the action has invited particularly harsh criticism from the US trade partners that have . . . .

Georg Cantor: A Genius Out of Time

If you open a textbook, in high school or college, in the first chapter you will be introduced to set theory and the theories of finite numbers, infinite numbers, and irrational numbers. The development of many theories of math took years upon years and the input of many mathematicians, as in the example of non-Euclidean geometry. This was the case . . . .

At the onset of Devil on the Cross, Warĩĩnga exhibits meekness and self-hatred. Her self-loathing prompts her to bleach her black skin and iron her hair. When she interacts with her fellow passengers in the taxi, Warĩĩnga lacks the resolve she has following her encounter with the Devil on the golf course immediately prior to the Njeruca revolt. Witnessing the circumstances and listening to the . . . .

Children's literature can provide rich pictorials that appeal equally to adults as to children. David Wiesner is one author-illustrator that can be singled out for his talents at reeling in grown-ups. Some of his picture books are exactly that; containing few or no words, they feel more like surreal comic strips than children's literature. Wiesner's artwork, usually done in watercolor or . . . .

Architecture Essay: Kimball Courthouse

Settled long ago by courageous pioneers, Kimball, Minnesota still maintains its small town feel. Today courageous pioneers are fighting to preserve a historic showpiece, the traditional City Hall. The 92-year old City Hall stands proudly in the middle of downtown representing Kimball's heritage.

Many small towns are losing their historic . . . .

Technology, Transportation, and Society - Then, Now and the Near Future

Technology, transportation and society are three areas that are interlinked. Technology determines what transportation will exist. The transportation that exists determines how we will live and the nature of our society also determines what transportation is created.

Transportation systems have developed . . . .

Human interaction with Glass Cockpit & computerized flight systems

Introduction

Human interaction with computerized flight systems is viewed by many as the "Achilles heel" in modern commercial flight. While pilots as the ultimate end-users must bear the responsibility for the systems under their control, it is the designers who must shoulder the burden for taking into account . . . .

Wastewater Engineering

The treatment of wastewater is divided into three main categories: primary treatment, secondary treatment and tertiary treatment, where each stage contains several steps.

The primary treatment stage involves the removal of physical contamination which includes grit, grease and solid particles. The first stage in this is a screening process, which filters . . . .

A Hard Choice

This situation does, indeed, pose a dilemma for the engineer. Should they choose to look the other way, they will never be found out and chances are that no harm will occur. On the other hand, if the engineer reports the crack, their career almost certainly will suffer, and the project will be delayed. Furthermore, the plant is ready to on line in a developing country . . . .

Computer Operating Systems Upgrade Project - Case Study

Introduction

Project Definition and Objectives

Chapter 1 - Literature Review

Factors Involved in Choosing an Operating System

Traditional System Life Cycle

Chapter 2 - System Needs

Information Archiving and Data Storage

Security

Chapter 3 - Types of Operating Systems

. . . .

The Role of Teamwork in Software Engineering

Summary

This paper consists of 2 pages and beginning with a role of the teamwork in Software Engineering, gives some factors, which make a software development team successful.

Software Engineering is defined as the discipilne whose aim is the production of quality software, that is delivered on time, within budget, and that . . . .

Six Sigma is an influential quality management system that first appeared in the mid 1990s. Like other quality management systems, Six Sigma is a philosophy of management that has the ultimate goal of customer satisfaction. Six Sigma aims to increase customer satisfaction and profitability by reducing variability and errors. As such, Six Sigma aims to have 3.4 or fewer defective parts per . . . .

Law School Admissions Application

My extensive business experience in human resources has armed me with the dedication and skills that are necessary for success in law school.

I hope to obtain a law degree within the human resource realm, allowing me to adapt my extensive professional experience and education to the study and practice of law.

The greatest assets that I . . . .

Introduction

Unlike our predecessors in the mines and mills and factories - and even offices - we today expect our workplaces to be safe. We consider this a birthright - that our employers should design and monitor the workplace in such a way that we are allowed to do our job without any undue risk for ourselves. And yet, of course, this is not a birthright but rather a legal protection . . . .

A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF STRATEGY THEORY AND ACTUAL STRATEGIES BEING USED IN SMALL INSURANCE COMPANIES

CHAPTER ONE

PROPOSAL

Ask any layman on the street what they think about insurance companies and the answer will invariably be negative. Consumers, by and large, view insurance companies with disdain. It is a business that sits among other necessary, yet not always . . . .

Robotics: How Close Are We to Creating a Bionic Man?

While the creation of a 'bionic man' similar to the Six Million Dollar Man of the 70s television series or the gun-slinging robot of Westworld may still be the realm of popular sci-fi, technology has developed to a stage where we are closer to such a possibility than ever before. Some of these technologies include robotics, the . . . .

Cigarette Advertising Campaign

Question

If we look at the case of Mary and RJR there is a contract formed between them for Mary to undertake a year long advertising campaign to present the companies cigarettes in a positive light, her remuneration was to be 25% of the increase in sales that the campaign created. It was also recognised that this was a very vague amount, and may be . . . .

Leonardo Da Vinci

The first object of the painter is to make a flat plane appear as a body in relief and projecting from that plane." (Leonardo Da Vinci)

Introduction

The Italian philosopher, engineer, architect, mathematician, draftsman, sculptor, and painter - Leonardo Da Vinci - was a man greatly beyond his era. His intellect, conceivably more than that of any other . . . .

India, a primarily Hindu country, is emerging as a player in the software industry. With over 1 billion people within her borders, India's culture is one of the oldest and largest in the world. Such a vast pool of talent intertwined with cultural identity makes for an interesting breed of workers, and, at the top of that chain, a fascinating approach to managing these workers.

Sunil . . . .

This is an essay on an interview I conducted with my grandfather.

My Grandfather

The person I admire the most in life has to be my grandfather. He is an extraordinary man, one of those rare breeds that only come along every generation or so. He's an educated man and by that I do not mean he has a string of degrees after his name, but a very well-read person with common sense and . . . .

Business Marketing Proposal for Gatorade's Expansion into International Markets

Please see the attachment, which contains my analysis and marketing recommendations on Gatorade's Strategy for International Markets. The analysis and recommendations have been developed based on recent market trends. I am strongly convinced that given Gatorade's undisputed success in the U.S. sports drink . . . .

New York State Firefighting History

Table of Contents - Overview

1. Thesis statement: New York State firefighting history is a microcosm of early and modern disaster preparedness.

2. Definition of disaster in the historic era and modern era.

3. Early historical facts.

4. The need for uninterrupted communication.

5. Response to needs.

6. Advent . . . .

Originally published in 1950, I, Robot is sometimes referred to as a novel, but it is a collection of short stories written over a ten-year period, all but one having appeared in Astounding magazine. There are several characters that do appear in most of the stories, and Asimov had also written connecting passages in order for them to have a more cohesive and episodic flow. The book tells the . . . .

German unification occupies a significant place in the history of this great European power. Otto Von Bismarck, once the prime minister of Prussia, is responsible for single-handedly engineering this unification through clever strategies and creative tactics. The paper sheds light on the role of this German Chancellor in the unification of Germany.

ROLE OF BISMARCK IN GERMAN UNIFICATION . . . .

The Telecommunications Act of 1996 was a high point in the history of telecommunications in the United States. It was coming twelve years after the breakup of AT&T; the Act endeavored to reposition all telecommunications markets in the direction of opposition. The Act imagined antagonism in all telecommunications markets, both in the markets for the numerous elements that included the . . . .

The Impact of Technology on the Environment

We do not tread lightly on the earth, we children of this high-tech age. All of our machines, which we have designed to help us live longer and more enjoyable - and more carefree - lives have damaged the world we live in, in some cases to the extent that the very good life that we have tried to engineer into being is itself in danger. We have . . . .

INTRODUCTION

There is a kind of dysfunctional behavior that strikes 1 out of 40 or 50 adults and 1 out of 100 children or 2-3% of any population. It can begin at any age, although most commonly in adolescence or early adulthood - from ages 6 to 15 in boys and between 20 and 30 in women—according to the National Institute for Mental Health. This behavioral affliction is, therefore, more . . . .

An award for continuing my matriculation as a master's student in Transportation Management will make an important difference in my academic and career goals. It will allow me to complete my Master of Science degree in Transportation Management, and provide me with the skills to reach my career goal of a full-time management position.

Academically, I have a long-standing commitment to . . . .

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