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What is Technology Education?
What is Technology Education?

This 834 word essay (7 pages) is about Education, International Technology and Engineering Educators Association, Itea, Technology integration, Educational technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

What is Technology Education? "What is Technology Education?" I asked myself nearly a year ago. I was at the time involved in Industrial Technology with a concentration in Drafting & Design. Unchallenged and bored with that particular field of study, I searched for something new, but yet somewhat the same. I saw a flyer posted in Flanagan Hall at my former stomping ground, East Carolina University, that said teachers were desperately needed at local high schools. Some of the subjects they n...

The New Internet
The New Internet

This 3254 word essay (18 pages) is about Computing, Technology, Virtual reality, Cybercrime, E-commerce, Media technology, New media, Cyberspace, Internet, Net neutrality, Spamming, AOL

The New Internet Without a doubt, the Internet is undergoing a major transition as it experiences a tremendous influx of new users. Due to the anarchic, distributed nature of the net, we cannot even begin to enumerate the population of the Internet or its growth. As more of the world\'s population moves on-line, new concerns will arise which did not confront the earlier generations. The new culture will demand different resources, services and technology than the old generations expected and us...

Do Computers Think?
Do Computers Think?

This 788 word essay (4 pages) is about Technology, Computational neuroscience, Robot, Science and technology, Artificial intelligence, Computer, Academia

Do Computers Think? Can or will computers ever think? Well this has been a subject of much debate between even the greatest minds, and yet there is still no answer. First of all I have would like you to answer a question. What is 4x13? Did you have to think to answer that? Yes? Well does that mean that a computer can think because it can answer that question. Well that is what we are going to set to answer and I think yes, depending on your definition of thinking. First off letís get something...

Cryptography
Cryptography

This 292 word essay (2 pages) is about Cryptography, Key management, Key, Cipher, Symmetric-key algorithm, Public-key cryptography, Encryption, Cryptanalysis, Cryptographic key types

Cryptography Cryptography is way you can keep information secure. A person who does not know the method used to change the information to keep it secure cannot copy the method used or reverse the change. The basic components of cryptographic systems are used to encipher (scramble) information so that it is difficult to determine the meaning without the appropriate key or key(s) to decipher (unscramble) the information. The components include cryptographic algorithms (mathematical functions) for...

Plastics Engineering
Plastics Engineering

This 568 word essay (6 pages) is about Plastics industry, Engineering, Manufacturing, Technology, Injection molding machine, Injection moulding, Molding, Plastics engineering, Plastic forming machine, Blow molding

Injection Molding Most people have never heard of injection molding, however the products that are produced through this process are as common as a toothbrush, a compact disk, or even drinking glasses. Injection Molding is one of the principal processes used in converting plastics into useful products. An injection molding machine can be large or small but work through the same general process. The machine heats a thermoplastic material that in its pre-processing state is pelletized or granular...

Planning Your Proxy Server Implementation
Planning Your Proxy Server Implementation

This 3789 word essay (26 pages) is about Computing, Internet privacy, Technology, Digital media, Computer networking, Computer network security, Net neutrality, Network performance, Proxy server, Internet, Server, Proxy list

Matchmaker.com: Sign up now for a free trial. Date Smarter! Planning Your Proxy Server Implementation A key factor in determining the success of any installation is planning. Planning involves several phases-from understanding your current capabilities, to determining your current needs, anticipating your future needs, and, ultimately, finding a viable solution. We have all been in situations where the immediate need surpassed the need for planning and the installation was rushed. More often th...

Switched Networks
Switched Networks

This 993 word essay (6 pages) is about Computing, Network architecture, Computer architecture, Networking hardware, Ethernet, IEEE standards, Local area networks, Computer networking, Network switch, Traffic flow, Token ring, Router

Switched Networks Networks are getting more and more popular, and because of this more people use them, which slows them down. Networks in the future will need to have enough bandwidth to support applications, like multimedia, witch require larger bandwidth. Switching will change the way networks are designed. These changes will maximize productivity. Switching technology is increasing the efficiency and speed of networks. This technology is making current systems more powerful. Many networks a...

History Of The Internet
History Of The Internet

This 1365 word essay (9 pages) is about Technology, Internet, Computing, Cultural globalization, Digital technology, Media technology, New media, Virtual reality, ARPANET, Email, National Science Foundation Network, Host

History Of The Internet Introduction The Internet is a vast network of computers and other mini-networks all linked together so that everyone can find information, purchase products, or meet new people. It is easily assessable from home for anyone that has a computer and a modem or at a local library. It has made a huge impact since its introduction to the public and now some people cannot see life without it. It is also relatively new considering it was just about 10 years ago that it was made...

Technology
Technology

This 449 word essay (3 pages) is about Technological change, Technology, Academia, Science and technology studies, Anthropology, Communication studies, Science and technology, Technological convergence, The Lives of a Cell: Notes of a Biology Watcher

Technology Recently while having a get together with some friends we were relating some experiences that seem quite pertinent to the subject of how communication is or will change. David the son of my friend Jackie was at a loss when told to call home. It seems our young guest had never had to use a rotary telephone. Confronted with this icon of past technology, David went away with a new experience to tell his friend about. Another guest, upon hearing of David\'s story told of a similar experi...

Security on the Internet
Security on the Internet

This 2229 word essay (13 pages) is about Cryptography, E-commerce, Key management, Public-key cryptography, Public key infrastructure, Cybercrime, Verisign, Password, Internet security, Internet privacy, Computer security, World Wide Web

Security on the Internet How do you secure something that is changing faster than you can fix it? The Internet has had security problems since its earliest days as a pure research project. Today, after several years and orders of magnitude of growth, is still has security problems. It is being used for a purpose for which it was never intended: commerce. It is somewhat ironic that the early Internet was design as a prototype for a high-availability command and control network that could resist...

Conditional And Iterative Data Types
Conditional And Iterative Data Types

This 3442 word essay (25 pages) is about Software engineering, Computer programming, Computing, Cross-platform software, Procedural programming languages, Subroutines, Conditional, Control flow, Block, Statement, Switch statement, For loop

Matchmaker.com: Sign up now for a free trial. Date Smarter! Conditional And Iterative Data Types A programming language cannot be a programming language with out its conditional and iterative structures. Programming languages are built to accomplish the task of controlling computer input and output. A programmer must use every tool available to complete his/her given tasks, and conditional as well as iterative statements are the most basic items of programming which must be mastered. Many diffe...

Ghost Multicasting
Ghost Multicasting

This 610 word essay (6 pages) is about Software, System software, Computing, Backup software, Proprietary software, BIOS, Boot loaders, Disk cloning, Ghost, Booting, Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol, Floppy disk

Ghost Multicasting Ghost Multicasting allows one computer, the Ghost Server, to download a Ghost image from the Server and then redirects the image to other workstations, the Ghost Clients, through the use of TCP/IP settings over the network. The main advantage of Ghost Multicasting is that the downloading time is extremely shortened as only one PC is downloading the image off the Server which dramatically reduces the risk of heavy network traffic. The only disadvantage is that the PC chosen to...

Managing A Personal Computer
Managing A Personal Computer

This 1880 word essay (14 pages) is about Software, Computing, System software, Scripting languages, Batch file, AUTOEXEC.BAT, COMMAND.COM, Computer virus, Command-line interface, Drive letter assignment, Installation, File Explorer

Managing A Personal Computer 1.1 The AUTOEXEC.BAT file is one of files which loads every time the computer is booted. It contains command lines and procedures to run programs and load settings for the systemís hardware and software configuration. It also may contain command lines procedures to run programs which may clean your systemís hard drive of temporary files and viruses. An example of this file is shown below: @ECHO OFF PROMPT $P$G SET PATH=C:DOS LH C:SBCDDRVMSCDEX.EXE /S /D:MSCD001 /M:8...

Internet
Internet

This 1028 word essay (5 pages) is about Digital media, Technology, Content-control software, Internet censorship, Privacy, Internet, Censorship, Internet censorship and surveillance by country

Internet Who is supposed to be the watchdog on the net? This question will raise the temperature in almost any room. The government already has to many regulations on lots of things, who wants Uncle Samís hand in the web. Some of the regulations that are applied are there for specific reasons. Those protect the people before the damage to say a young child posing for porn can be done. Those people that would be trying to regulate the Internet could be going after those sick, pathetic petafiles...

The Applications of Technology in the First Decade
The Applications of Technology in the First Decade

This 2874 word essay (17 pages) is about Education, Computing, Technology, Information technology, Biotechnology, Educational technology, Speech recognition, Ray Kurzweil, Technological convergence

of the Twenty-First Century The Applications of Technology in the First Decade of the Twenty-First Century A quote I heard many times when I was in high school and which I now know traces back to Sir Francis Bacon, one of our earliest scientist or philosophers as they were then called, is the statement "Knowledge Is Power." Today, I believe that the fuller, more correct statement is to say, "the application of knowledge is power." The study of science, and technology subjects will broader our o...

The Telephone And Its Corporation
The Telephone And Its Corporation

This 3695 word essay (21 pages) is about Bell System, Telephony, Alexander Graham Bell, Technology, Science and technology in the United States, Bell Telephone Company, Invention of the telephone, Telephone, Western Electric, AT&T Corporation, Regional Bell Operating Company, Gardiner Greene Hubbard

The Telephone And Its Corporation The phone is easily one of manís most important, useful and taken for granted inventions. The telephone has outgrown the ridicule with which it first received, now in most places taken for granted, it is a part of many peopleís daily lives. It marvelously extended the ways man converses that it is now an indispensable help to whoever would live the convenient life. All disadvantage of being deaf and mute to any persons, which was universal before the advent of...

Is Information on the Net Invalid?
Is Information on the Net Invalid?

This 699 word essay (4 pages) is about Technology, Humancomputer interaction, Oughton, Digital media, Internet, World Wide Web

Is Information on the Net Invalid? In his essay, "Picking Nits on the Net," John Oughton reminds Internet users that information on the Net does not have a guarantee of authenticity, so it must be carefully evaluated. Oughton gives some examples and also provides some useful advice on evaluating information on the Internet. Oughtonís writing is well supported by reasonable arguments, informative and very useful, and the examples that he uses are commonly encountered by most Internet users; howe...

Telecommunications & Networking Report
Telecommunications & Networking Report

This 4439 word essay (30 pages) is about Technology, Economy of the United States, Economy, American brands, Bell System, Broadband, New media, Videotelephony, Telecommuting, Sprint Corporation, Nortel, Broadcom

Telecommunications & Networking Report Matchmaker.com: Sign up now for a free trial. Date Smarter! Telecommunications & Networking Report 1. 23-Sep-99: "Free Web Services Challenge AOLís Dominance" - Internet business analysts generally are not yet convinced of the viability of the free web service business model for bring profitable. None-the-less, most agree that the free access will probably take a significant chunk of AOLís market share before running out of investorís money. 2. 23-S...

Influence Of Television
Influence Of Television

This 502 word essay (3 pages) is about Rodham family, Politics of the United States, Chivalry, Bill Clinton, Lewinsky scandal, Liberalism in the United States, United States

Influence Of Television Television is a form of media that has great ability to influence and brainwash the viewing public. The talking box in oneís living room has assumed the overpowering role it plays today as a result of the weakness of society. This may seem like a negative view but a societyís strength is based on the relationships between people and when so much time is spent away from others and together with the media, the actions that take place are often times a reflection of what te...

1984 Televisions Vs Telescreens
1984 Televisions Vs Telescreens

This 1363 word essay (9 pages) is about Fiction, Literature, British people, Nineteen Eighty-Four, Telescreen, Mass surveillance, After, 1984, Social aspects of television, Television, George Orwell, Surveillance

1984 Televisions Vs Telescreens TV rots the senses in the head! It kills the imagination dead! It clogs and clutters up the mind! It makes a child so dull and blind. He can no longer understand a fantasy, A fairyland! His brain becomes as soft as cheese! His powers of thinking rust and freeze! An excerpt from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, By Roald Dahl, 1964 When George Orwellís epic novel 1984 was published in 1949 it opened the publicís imagination to a future world where privacy and fre...

The DVD Revolution
The DVD Revolution

This 1046 word essay (10 pages) is about Consumer electronics, Information science, Technology, Media technology, Audio storage, Computer storage media, DVD, Video hardware, Videocassette recorder, VHS, Closed captioning, Subtitle

The DVD Revolution Specific Purpose: To inform my audience about the features and advantages of DVD video. Central Idea: The DVD video format has superior audio and visual quality to VHS, as well as more special features, which is why it should eventually occupy the place of the VCR in American households. Introduction Iíd like to start things out by taking a survey. How many of you remember having a CD player in your house fifteen years ago? Not very many of you, I see. Of course, we all have...

Stealth Aircraft
Stealth Aircraft

This 1492 word essay (9 pages) is about Aircraft, Aviation, Stealth aircraft, Aerospace engineering, Monoplanes, Northrop YF-23, Lockheed YF-22, Advanced Tactical Fighter, Supercruise, Lockheed F-117 Nighthawk, Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor, Lockheed YF-12

Stealth Aircraft Thesis: Military aircraft has become more sophisticated in variety, effectiveness in war situations, and special maneuvering techniques in recent years. Military aircraft has become more sophisticated in variety, effectiveness in war situations, and special maneuvering techniques in recent years. With the advance of stealth technology, many new and very effective aircraft have been developed. The F-117A was used during Operation Dessert Storm and every plane came back without a...

Internet Addiction
Internet Addiction

This 1934 word essay (10 pages) is about Behavioral addiction, Psychiatric diagnosis, Neuroscience, Psychiatry, Mental health, Humancomputer interaction, Internet addiction disorder, Internet culture, Pornography, Maressa Orzack, Substance dependence, Addiction

Internet Addiction Research Paper Theme: Social Impact of the Internet 8 October 1997 ABSTRACT The Internet is the largest source of information in the world today. With its web sites and chat rooms, it is a means of communicating with people in places all over the face of the earth. Since its conception in 1973, the Internet has grown at a whirlwind rate. 51 million adults, were on-line as of the second quarter 1997 in the United States alone. Some say that the Internet is so enjoyable that it...

Manufacture In Scotland Today
Manufacture In Scotland Today

This 1402 word essay (14 pages) is about Technology, Economy of the United States, Economy, American brands, Economy of Scotland, Silicon Glen, National Semiconductor, Motorola, Semiconductor sales leaders by year, NEC, Hewlett-Packard, Freescale Semiconductor

Manufacture In Scotland Today Contents Contents page Page 1 Introduction Page 2 Electronics Page 3 Semiconductors Page 5 Aerospace Page 6 Automotive Page 7 Conclusion Page 8 References Page 9 "Manufacturing In Scotland Today" Introduction This report is not so much on the state of the manufacturing industry in Scotland but rather of itís current success. Scottish productivity consistently ranks among the highest worldwide and multinational companies have expanded their presence in Scotland to c...

Laser Technology
Laser Technology

This 733 word essay (5 pages) is about Optics, Light, Physics, Laser science, Gas lasers, Laser, Photonics, Heliumneon laser, Maser, Dye laser, Stimulated emission, Active laser medium

Laser Technology The laser is a device that a beam of light that is both scientifically and practically of great use because it is coherent light. The beam is produced by a process known as stimulated emission, and the word "laser" is an acronym for the phrase "light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation." Light is just like radio waves in the way that it can also carry information. The information is encoded in the beam as variations in the frequency or shape of the light wave. The...

Electroconvulsive Therapy
Electroconvulsive Therapy

This 614 word essay (5 pages) is about Psychiatry, Medicine, Health, Treatment of bipolar disorder, Treatment of depression, Electroconvulsive therapy, Neurotechnology, Depression, Major depressive disorder, Electric shock, Therapy, Shock therapy

Electroconvulsive Therapy After researching electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), I have decided that if a close family member or even myself were severely depressed I would not support the use of ECT. Electroconvulsive therapy consists of an electrical shock, which is used to produce a seizure. Many people experience seizures due to some other type of illness or illnesses, and in these cases there is medicine taken in order to prevent these occurrences. In deciding my opinion on the topic of ECT I...

Modern Piracy With A Breif History
Modern Piracy With A Breif History

This 1925 word essay (12 pages) is about Crime, Law, Organized crime, Piracy in the 21st century, Copyright infringement, Piracy, Anti-piracy, Blackbeard, Music piracy, Piracy off the coast of Somalia

Modern Piracy With A Breif History Piracy is usually determined as a seizure of property (ship, airplane or software) that holds no commission from the owner ("Piracy" 1). It is mostly linked to the dirty, bearded men that sailed the seven seas and robed merchant ships or ships that carried a valuable cargo. This however, was not the case in the late eighties and is definitely not the case today in the nineties. Now software pirates copy software without the permission of the company for their...

Computers, Hackers, And Phreaks
Computers, Hackers, And Phreaks

This 1270 word essay (12 pages) is about Computing, Technology, Hacker culture, Phreaking, Cultural globalization, Media technology, New media, Virtual reality, Hacker, Security hacker, Internet, Mark Abene

Computers, Hackers, And Phreaks The Internet is a wondrous place. Practically anything you could ever want is available on the Net. It\'s like a big city, it has the highly prestigious areas, and the sex-ridden slums (Mitchell). It has the upstanding citizens, and it has the criminals. On the Net, crime is more abundant than in a large city, though, mainly because of the difficulties in tracking and prosecuting offenders. Even from its beginnings, the Internet has always been a battlefield betw...

Computer Viruses
Computer Viruses

This 511 word essay (4 pages) is about Cyberwarfare, Software, Computer viruses, System software, Deception, Internet security, Macro virus, Antivirus software, AI, Comparison of computer viruses, Multipartite virus

Computer Viruses A computer virus is a relatively small program that attaches itself to data and program files before it delivers its malicious act. There are many distinct types of viruses and each one has a unique characteristic. Viruses are broken up into to main classes, file infectors and system or boot-record infectors. A file infector attaches to ordinary programs usually affecting .COM and .EXE files. These two files are subject to infection though some can infect any program from which...

Computer Hacker
Computer Hacker

This 945 word essay (8 pages) is about Computing, Technology, Hacker culture, Computer security, Identity theft, Security hacker, Hackers: Heroes of the Computer Revolution, Hacker, Hacker ethic, PlayStation Portable homebrew

Computer Hacker The meaning of Hacker is one who accesses a computer which is supposably not able to be accessed to non authorised people of the community. Hackers may use any type of system to access this information depending on what they intend on doing in the system. Methods Hackers may use a variety of ways to hack into a system. First if the hacker is experienced and smart the hacker will use telnet to access a shell on another machine so that the risk of getting caught is lower than doin...

The History of the Internet
The History of the Internet

This 1315 word essay (8 pages) is about Computing, Technology, Information Age, Network architecture, Network protocols, Computer networking, Cultural globalization, New media, ARPANET, Packet switching, Computer network, Internet

The History of the Internet 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...

Digital Broadcasting
Digital Broadcasting

This 2883 word essay (20 pages) is about British knights, British people, Broadcasting, Radio in the United Kingdom, John Reith, 1st Baron Reith, Knights Bachelor, Lords High Commissioner to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, BBC, Public broadcasting, Reith Lectures, BBC Radio 3

Digital Broadcasting Abstract This essay intends to discuss the following statement; Digital Broadcasting will have a fundamental effect on viewing patterns, popular culture and audience identity. This will be done firstly by looking at the history of the BBC and the original intention of Public Service Broadcasting. It will discuss how by John Reithís successful approach to broadcasting, the BBC became a National Institution creating popular culture and a National Identity. It will examine how...

Planning for Management Information System
Planning for Management Information System

This 2082 word essay (15 pages) is about Economy, Business, Information systems, Information technology management, Computing, Information, Business software, Management information system, Business process, Customer relationship management, Management, Database

Planning for Management Information System The biggest challenge and most critical success factor in reengineering projects are persuading the people within the organization to cooperate. When you begin to computerize a legacy system considers the advantages; reduced clerical cost, quicker processing time and improved customer service. Everyone knows that the computer capabilities alone make life a lot easier for all managers. The advantage of time and accuracy spread over the lifespan of the i...

Managing Information Systems In Organisations
Managing Information Systems In Organisations

This 2425 word essay (17 pages) is about Computing, Software, Information technology, Database management systems, Computational linguistics, Data management, Information technology management, Database models, Database, Information system, Speech recognition, Data model

INFORMATION SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT PROCESS INTRODUCTION In recent years, there has been an abundance of new technologies in the information systems field. These new technologies have altered the very development process itself. Information systems have gone from being a series of one level databases to three dimensional reality, virtual reality, and multimedia systems. In the early days of information systems, the demands were for data, with no real function of artificial intelligence. However, as...

Technology Transfer
Technology Transfer

This 717 word essay (5 pages) is about International relations, World history, Economy, Economic history of India, Technology, Dutch East India Company

Technology Transfer Analyzing the transfer of technology from one place to another can be a very difficult task. People have tried to trace the origins of specific technologies and map out what cultures it affected, why and what impact the technology had on history. Books have been written on conclusions that authors have made after doing the research I have suggested. I believe that obtaining the information to write a book about this subject is extremely hard and confusing, this is a personal...

Security On The Web
Security On The Web

This 2502 word essay (15 pages) is about Cryptography, Computing, Computer security, Cybercrime, Computer network security, E-commerce, Secure communication, Password, Verisign, Internet security, Internet privacy, World Wide Web

Security On The Web How do you secure something that is changing faster than you can fix it? The Internet has had security problems since itís earliest days as a pure research project. Today, after several years and orders of magnitude of growth, it still has security problems. The Internet is being used for a purpose for which it had never intended to be used for. It is somewhat ironic that the early Internet was design as a prototype for a high-availability command and control network that co...

Computers Mimic The Human Mind
Computers Mimic The Human Mind

This 1378 word essay (8 pages) is about Metaphysics, Cognition, Computational neuroscience, Technology, Emergence, Artificial intelligence, Cybernetics, Mind, Materialism, The Age of Intelligent Machines, Chinese room

Computers Mimic The Human Mind The mind-body problem has captivated the minds of philosophers for centuries. The problem is how the body and mind can interact with each other if they are separate and distinct. One solution to the problem is to replace any mental term with a more accurate physical description. Eliminative Materialists take this idea to the extreme by stating that everything that is believed to be mental will someday be explained in terms of the physical world. One way that peopl...

Internet Privacy
Internet Privacy

This 1596 word essay (8 pages) is about Digital media, Technology, Computing, Digital rights, Internet privacy, Privacy, Internet, World Wide Web, HTTP cookie, Privacy concerns with social networking services, Internet censorship

Internet Privacy: Is the Internet as safe as everyone says? As every generation comes they bring with them a new invention from cars to television to the telephone the basic existence of man, in my eyes, is to advance both technologically, thus making life better for us all and also scientifically. Man wants to know all we want to be able to answer all the questions out there as every day goes by we get closer and closer to answering some of our questions. Everyday new cures for diseases are fo...

Electronic Commerce
Electronic Commerce

This 2187 word essay (12 pages) is about Economy, E-commerce, Business, Online shopping, Electronic business, Online banking, Credit card, Amazon.com, Internet, Interac, Online wallet, Alternative payments

Electronic Commerce Introduction: As the internet grows in popularity every day, so too does electronic commerce. Electronic commerce, simply put, is the exchange of money for goods and services via electronic means. In other words, electronic commerce is usually when you purchase something off of the internet. Electronic commerce is often referred to as e-commerce, or e-business. In this paper I will be discussing the technical side of e-commerce, security, different points of view regarding e...

Information Technology
Information Technology

This 3130 word essay (17 pages) is about Veterinary medicine, Health, Veterinary physician, Veterinary education, Veterinary medicine in the United States, Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine

Information Technology Information technology is a rapidly growing part of today\'s society. It affects everyone\'s life in many aspects. Every human endeavor is influenced by information technology and the increasing rate at which what it can perform includes. One area of human endeavor that information technology has greatly influenced is the practice of medicine, specifically veterinary medicine. Not only has veterinary medicine been influenced by information technology, it has also been enh...

Evolution Of Technology
Evolution Of Technology

This 2823 word essay (15 pages) is about Economy, International trade, Mindset, World government, Academia, World, World Trade Organization, Carol Dweck, Globalization

Evolution Of Technology Primitive men cleaved their universe into friends and enemies and responded with quick, deep emotion to even the mildest threats emanating from outside the arbitrary boundary. With the rise of chiefdoms and states, this tendency became institutionalized, war was adopted as an instrument of policy of some of the new societies, and those that employed it best became - tragically - the most successful. The evolution of warfare was an autocatalytic reaction that could not be...

Technology Paper
Technology Paper

This 1744 word essay (12 pages) is about Software, Computing, Computer architecture, Novell NetWare, Proprietary software, NetWare, Novell, Caldera OpenLinux, Shared resource, Network operating system, NetIQ eDirectory, Windows NT

Technology Paper Introduction When mainframe and minicomputers provided the backbone of business computing, there were essentially networked environments in the sense that "dumb" terminals shared access to a single processor (the minicomputer or mainframe), printer (or printers) and other peripheral devices. Files could be shared among users because they were stored on the same machine. Electrical and operational connections were available in common and shared applications, and implementation o...

Radiology
Radiology

This 1775 word essay (10 pages) is about Medicine, Medical physics, Medical imaging, Medical specialties, Medicinal radiochemistry, Radiology, Magnetic resonance imaging, Positron emission tomography, Radiation therapy, Nuclear medicine, Tomography, CT scan

Radiology Humanity, constantly learning, growing, and facing more challenges each second of the day. Whether the challenges are mental or purely physical. We have found more efficient, safer, and easier ways of doing the tasks we may face. From moving cargo, to sending information via the Internet. Probably the greatest accomplishments we have made, are in the studies of medicine/treatment. And to be specific, the study of radiology. Radiology, the process of working and viewing inside the huma...

Internet Legislation
Internet Legislation

This 864 word essay (6 pages) is about Media technology, Technology, Digital media, Cultural globalization, Digital technology, Internet, New media, Telegraphy, Mass media, Communications Decency Act, Computer network, Telecommunication

Internet Legislation With the recent popularity of the Internet many topics concerning it have hit main street media. One of these topics is legislation to control its certain aspects. Legislation is now one of the feuded discussions when it comes to the Internet, and through my report I hope to shed some light on this topic of conterversy. The Internet by definition is an international web of interconnected government, education, and business computer networks-in essence, a network of networks...

Nanotechnology: Immortality Or Total Annihilation?
Nanotechnology: Immortality Or Total Annihilation?

This 2041 word essay (16 pages) is about Nanotechnology, Technology, Emerging technologies, Self-replication, Molecular machines, Molecular assembler, K. Eric Drexler, Engines of Creation, Engineer, Molecular nanotechnology, DrexlerSmalley debate on molecular nanotechnology

Nanotechnology: Immortality Or Total Annihilation? Technology has evolved from ideals once seen as unbelievable to common everyday instruments. Computers that used to occupy an entire room are now the size of notebooks. The human race has always pushed for technological advances working at the most efficient level, perhaps, the molecular level. The developments and progress in artificial intelligence and molecular technology have spawned a new form of technology; Nanotechnology. Nanotechnology...

Eye Tracking In Aircraft Simulators
Eye Tracking In Aircraft Simulators

This 421 word essay (6 pages) is about Eye, Humancomputer interaction, Vision, Virtual reality, Perception, Multimodal interaction, Cognitive science, Eye tracking, CAE Inc., Simulation, Flight simulator, Eye movement

Eye Tracking In Aircraft Simulators A simulated flight environment for pilot training may soon be made more realistic through the use of eye-tracking technology developed by researchers at the University of Toronto\'s Institute of Biomedical Engineering (IMBE). Many safety and cost benefits are obtained by training aircraft pilots under simulated conditions, but to be effective the simulation must be convicingly realistic. At present, th e training facilities use large domes and gimballed proje...

A Quantum Computer... A Future Technology
A Quantum Computer... A Future Technology

This 1331 word essay (8 pages) is about Physics, Quantum mechanics, Theoretical computer science, Emerging technologies, Quantum computing, Quantum information science, Quantum cryptography, Quantum dot, Quantum, Introduction to quantum mechanics, Mathematical formulation of quantum mechanics, DiVincenzo's criteria

A Quantum Computer... A Future Technology By the strange laws of quantum mechanics, Folger, a senior editor at Discover, notes, an electron, proton, or other subatomic particle is "in more than one place at a time," because individual particles behave like waves, these different places are different states that an atom can exist in simultaneously. Ten years ago, Folger writes, David Deutsch, a physicist at Oxford University, argued that it may be possible to build an extremely powerful computer...

INTERNET REGULATION: POLICING CYBERSPACE
INTERNET REGULATION: POLICING CYBERSPACE

This 1177 word essay (21 pages) is about Pornography law, Human sexuality, Obscenity law, Internet censorship in the United States, Law, Sexuality and society, Sex and the law, Content-control software, Communications Decency Act, Obscenity, Censorship, Internet censorship

INTERNET REGULATION: POLICING CYBERSPACE The Internet is a method of communication and a source of information that is becoming more popular among those who are interested in, and have the time to surf the information superhighway. The problem with this much information being accessible to this many people is that some of it is deemed inappropriate for minors. The government wants censorship, but a segment of the population does not. Legislative regulation of the Internet would be an appropriat...

Multimedia
Multimedia

This 1653 word essay (18 pages) is about Technology, Digital media, Computing, Media technology, New media, Digital technology, Cultural globalization, Internet, Telegraphy, Multimedia, ARPANET, Computer network

Multimedia Multimedia, or mixed-media, systems offer presentations that integrate effects existing in a variety of formats, including text, graphics, animation, audio, and video. Such presentations first became commercially available in very primitive form in the early 1980s, as a result of advances that have been made in digital compression technology- particularly the difficult area of image compression. Multimedia online services are obtainable through telephone/computer or television links,...

The Evolution Of The Microprocessor
The Evolution Of The Microprocessor

This 2131 word essay (20 pages) is about Computing, Computer hardware, Microprocessors, Electronic engineering, 16-bit, Texas Instruments TMS9900, Motorola, Intel, 32-bit, Zilog Z8000, 64-bit computing, 8-bit

The Evolution Of The Microprocessor 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...