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...Summary of the Article “Social Mobility and Status Attainment” A Summary of the Article “Social Mobility and Status Attainment” One of the most famous scholars in sociology, Charles E. Hurst, tried to explain the nature of and characteristics of social mobility and openness in his article “Social Mobility and Status Attainment: Openness in U.S. Society” (Hurst, 2010, p. 313). In this article, Hurst actually presented different studies concerning the degree of social mobility in American society, in which results of these studies indicated that the overall trend of social mobility in the U.S. was not uniform across time (Hurst, 2010). On the contrary, Hurst argued that these studies actually... ? A...
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...Summary This paper seeks to offer a summary to an article and to express the article’s relevance to economic concepts. Summary of the article Krauss Clifford published the article, ‘Why the disruption of Libyan oil has led to a price spike,’ in February 2011. The article expressed concerns over Libya’s oil productivity. According to the author, reported unrest in the Middle East and its explosion in Libya were greatly felt in the oil industry. The protests that involved violent exchanges between rebel groups and government forces forced oil firms in the country to close down for security reasons. Fears that the uprisings could spread to...
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...Summary Article Summary Background The article under review discusses the integration of memory in amnesia with the argument that verbal short-term memory is supported by prior knowledge. The short-term memory can be improved when the information to be remembered appears in the context of previous knowledge and information. This depicts an interactive relationship between the short-term and the long-term memory. The article seeks to investigate whether the leverage of the long-term memory in support of the short-term memory depends on hippocampus integrity. More particularly, the study seeks to assess the effect of previous knowledge of an even in the representation domain of something... Article Summary ...
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...Summary Summary The article d “A Revamp of Pilot Training Is Urged” has been ed by Andy Pasztor and the author in the article states that pilots have come quite dependent on automatic operation of the aircraft and they need to be provided with training regarding cockpit skills as well as manual flight operation skills (Pasztor 1). The author states that the present simulation style training provided to pilots is not sufficient and they need to be provided with hands on experience in simulations. The author even states that the veteran pilots are trying not to be a part of difficult training sessions as they fear that their jobs will be lost. The author has urged that the simulations should... Article...
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...Summary Summary The situation with deaf individuals is the same globally in that they all feel alienated in spite of the fact they may have certain environments created for them such as special schools, which mostly concentrate on amplifying their hearing capabilities and speech therapy. These techniques usually fail because these individuals mostly require a solution that they can live with which is sign language. To improve the situation of the deaf individual universally, it would be of great importance to consider having them belong to a transnational and a translocal community. These communities provide a dual relationship between the families of the deaf and the overall deaf community... Summary...
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...Summary, Statistics College: Summary, Statistics Enemuo, O., & Iredia, C., . Repositioning the Hospitality Industry in Etsako west local Government area for Profit Maximization through Information and Communication Technology. International Journal of Humanities and Social science Invention, 2(1), pp. 55-62. In their statistical survey, the authors sought to investigate how profit in the hospitality industry can be maximized by proper integration of the ICT industry in health operations. To accomplish their objective, they set out to investigate the influence of ICT in the profitability of the hotels in the study area. The following hypotheses were...
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...Summary: The research suggests that children better engage in activities when they are provided with the opportunities to analyze matters through their personal perceptions and experiences of things. The research shows that juveniles can engage with the global issues of justice if the strategies comply... Children as Global Citizens Review The research touches upon a very sensitive issue of child education upon matters of extreme sensitivity likejustice issues. It is a very positive contribution by the researchers as the information revealed would allow educationalists to better cultivate the concepts of justice issues in juveniles that are essentially the nation builders of the future. Summary: The res...
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...Summary Purpose The purpose of the article “Putting the Enterprise into Enterprise System” by Davenport (1998) is to caution against the possible setbacks involved in the adoption of integrated systems in organizations. Specifically, the article warns that the unconsidered adoption of Enterprise Systems might lead to costly mishaps and operational challenges for the adopting companies. From yet another perspective, the purpose of this article could be seen in terms of highlighting the many positive aspects of Enterprise Systems while bringing to the surface the resident dangers that relate to their usage. Relevance The relevance of this article could be explored from the possible pitfalls... Article...
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...Summary Question The Mouse and the Country Mouse refers to one of Aesop’s Fables. The story is about a town mouse who pays a visit to his cousin who lives upcountry (Carroll 1). The town mouse is so disappointed about the food he ate at his cousin’s place. Hence, he chose to invite his cousin to the city to have a glimpse of what they eat. However, the country mouse also did not find the city life remarkable as he could not eat in peace due to a lot of cats, which were always present during meals (Carroll 1). Question 2 The central theme of the article is to show people that everything has its positive and negative sides (Carroll 1). People always perceive that the city life is luxurious... Summary...
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...Summary || Summary (chapters 15 -33 A summary of "Stargirl" by Jerry Spinelli. The novel is about a girl who is different enough to attract students dislike at school. She has a romance with Leo. ------------------------------ Setting-Arizona Author-Jerry Spinelly Characters-Leo, Stargirl, Kevin, Hillari Kimble, Archie, Dori Stargirls different personality arouses students curiosity at school. She is quite popular and becomes an unofficial cheerleader during football games. The trouble begins when she starts to cheer for both teams at a game and even helps an injured player on opposite team. When Micas team starts losing, Stargirl gets the blame. Saying her own words to the Pledge... Stargirl ||...
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...Summary of an article Summary of an article The of the article that the principle propagating that everyone deservesthe resources and opportunities to fulfill their full humanity is very dear to early childhood educators. Early childhood educators also have a unique role in realizing this principle and help children to succeed and thrive in life, work and school. It is basic in early childhood work to treat children as kind, intelligent and strong people because they are more likely to behave in kind, intelligent and strong ways. This increases their chances of succeeding, thriving and learning more (Derman-Sparks & Edwards, 2010). According to the...
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...Summary The importance and effectiveness of advertising in selling products have been a of research for many long years. With these, several trends on how advertisements are shaped to invoke consumers’ attention and get them to buy the products being sold have surfaced. Among these trends, the advertisers have tended -- or both the product manufacturers and the people behind the advertising agencies -- focus on two aspects of their advertisements: to appeal to the consumers’ subconscious urges or drives, and to inform them of the relevance of their products in a unique or attractive style. Of these, advertisers have more or less concentrated on appealing to the fifteen basic human needs... ?Advertising...
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...Summary By Summary Counterparty Credit Risk- Hedge Funds Counter party credit risks arethe exposures of the non-payment on the responsibility of that counterparty. Traders and accountants value this risk and consider it as an option to default. It is often identified as the counterparty valuation adjustment. The various classes of counterparty entail hedge funds, sovereigns, and corporate and financial institutions. Hedge funds are a combined term for joint investment medium that utilizes a huge range of changing strategies (Zimmermann, 2009). Hedge funds aims to reduce volatility and the risk preserve capital and deliver positive returns under all market conditions. Hedge fund is often... Business...
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...Summary Development Programs and culture change: A Bedouin Case Study The begins by showing that various governments of the world have been undertaking developments without consideration of cultures of the people. This is because projects such as building of roads affect the lives of people in various ways. Most of the projects are therefore not welcome to those cultures. As a result, governments and international agencies have turned to anthropologists for advice. The anthropologists are meant to offer insight into practices of various cultures before the implementation of various projects. A case example is provided for the Bedouin people in Middle East. The Bedouin...
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...Summary This chapter in Kelly and McGowens book focuses on the importance of communication in the successful execution of business endeavors. Inadequate communications result in major problems including misunderstandings, the neglect of important information, and presenting the image of amateurism that can severely damage reputation in extreme circumstances. Accordingly, the importance of maintaining a high level of skill in many aspects of the communication process cannot be understated. The chapter describes key elements of non-verbal communication, such as the immense impact of body language. These forms of relaying information are often understated and even ignored... Here Here Here Here Chapter 5...
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...Summary of a Video The video shows an ordinary happening in the commuter station-- a taxi parking near the entrance and a passenger, a woman, going out of the taxi. She enters the station with a cellular phone in hand, talking to someone. And then the next scene shows the taxi driver going out of the car and opening the compartment to place something inside it. A man sees the taxi driver and eyes him suspiciously. The man immediately approached a policeman and reported what he saw. Meanwhile, inside the station, the woman left the big black bag she was carrying on a bench. A couple sees her and eyes her suspiciously. The couple quickly went to the authorities and reported...
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...Summary of the article “Socotra: paradise quickly becoming lost” of the of the The article reveals the story about one of the most wonderful places on the world, with untouchable by mankind beauty and diversity of flora and fauna. Socotra archipelago, which is located south of Yemen, is currently greatly endangered. Researches who work on conservation claim that there is an existent tendency of regeneration to decline due to several reasons, among which climate change, grazing etc. These dangers have not been present until 1999, when first communication facilities were built, resulting in the increase of immigration flow from Yemen, expansion of industrial buildings and...
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...Summary By 08 December Summary The tourism sector has been beneficial to various countries in the world. The importance is derived from the economic impact of tourism in the countries (Inui, Wheeler & Lankord 2006). Consequently, tourism has become a critical issue for the government, business and academics. Initially, the academics focused on the economic impact of tourism development. However, this changed in the 1970 as the dominance was now based on social, cultural, political, and environmental implications (Inui, Wheeler & Lankord 2006). The academics have focused on the ecological impacts of tourism and the principle of sustainable development...
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...Summary of article ‘Relationships among ISO 9001, competitive dimensions and profitability Introduction The rising demand for ISO 9001 certification and its impact on quality improvement made it crucial to analyze and understand the relationship between ISO 9001, competitive dimensions and profitability. Firm’s competitiveness and profitability are vital for an organization to survive and succeed on the other hand obtaining ISO certification is also critical for competing in global business scenario and quality improvement as ISO has direct and significant impact on improvement of quality when compared to other quality standards (Han, Sim and Ebrahimpour 223). However...
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...Summary Summary of Chapters 3, 4 and 5 ‘Economics of Women, Men, and Work’ by Blau, Ferber, & Winkler is one of those books which deals with gender based economics. Through this book the authors have tried to focus on mainly women related issues and how such issues affect the economy. Both macro as well as micro economic models has been dealt in this book making it one of the competent books in analyzing gender differences with an economic perspective. Chapter three of the book generally brings into light the relation of a family with that of the economy. It focuses on the rapid changing structure of the family and the society. Therefore a careful attempt...
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...Summary of Black Feminist Thought The controlling images given to the Black women are Welfare Mothers, Mammies and Matriach. The Mammy image depicted black women as faithful, obedient servants basically stating that these women were only capable of taking care of children and house chores (Collins, 73). With this type of image, Black women still suffer this problem as society views the woman as an individual who needs to take care of the house and be faithful. The Matriarch image shows the Black woman taking the role of a man in the household (Collins, 74). Currently, many Black women play both father and mother to their children as their fathers are absent. The Welfare...
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...Summary Response Affiliation Summary Response The article being summarized is “what’s luck got to do with it? The math of gambling by Helen Thomson. The article was published on 11th August 2009.The main idea or thesis of this article by Helen Thomson is the relationship between mathematics and gambling The author explores how statistics, especially probability knowledge can be used in various forms of gambling to gain advantage over other players so as to win big (Thomson, 2009). The author talks about three strategies that can be used in gambling. First, the article talks about exploiting randomness in casino games. It is argued that probability can be...
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...Summary Softwares are an important aspect of computers these days and are the main reason for the increase in demand for software engineers. It is asoftware engineer who is responsible for the building of softwares. They are faced by a number of questions regarding the cost, specifications and features of the softwares. There are some features of softwares which should always be remembered. Software is engineered rather than being manufactured. It does not wear out but deteriorates with respect to time and it is made according to the needs of the user. There are new challenges faced by software engineers these days. Firstly there is a task of Ubiquitous computing. This is...
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...Summary of Question 17 from Summa Theologica In this section of St. Thomas Aquinas’ work, the philosopher discusses eight articles of discussion in the form of questions about the nature of hope. He arranges this essay in the form of three objections and corresponding responses to each question. Essentially, this approach is analogous to a debate that is arranged to benefit the philosopher’s views. Article one concerns the status of hope as a virtue. The first objection is that hope cannot be a virtue because man makes poor use of hope, and it is countered by the argument that the mere existence of hope satisfies its purpose. It is argued secondly that hope is caused by merits... Here Here Here Here...
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...Summary In the introduction to the “They Say / I Say” : The Moves That Matter in Academic Writing, authors Graff... I Say They Say Part I. In My Own Words When one is asked to define what a vegetarian is, the term “tree hugger” immediately comes to mind. This is because vegetarians are often times portrayed as grass eating people whose fanaticism in saving the environment can be likened to the womans suffragette era when the women were chaining themselves to iron gates in order to gain attention for their cause. However, contrary to public opinion, vegetarians actually have deeply rooted beliefs in using vegetables to promote a healthy lifestyle. A lifestyle that science has shown to have some benefits...
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...Summary Introduction Freaking out with Joy There is a quality that is both magical and unique and is often noticeable in persons who happen to whole heartedly love what they do. This quality can be termed as authenticity. The writer’s little girl Madison is most authentic when she is dancing. It is at such times that she is not only genuinely happy, but the author describes her as being fully Madison. There are No Ideal leaders, Only Real Leaders The Author’s neighbor Brian lives authentically as he happens to fully enjoy his current job. People who are naturally authentic attract and draw people to themselves due to their sense of honesty and comfort. They tend not to exaggerate... Authenti Article...
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...Summary of ES95 – Introduction to Environmental Careers and Internships: Lesson 5 Draft Academic Plan (delivered by Julie Phillips Planners (helpcommunities make decisions about present and future construction, recreation, and transportation) 2. Environmental educators and communicators 3. Environmental protection & energy (air, water, haz/solid, waste) 4. Natural resource management (land, water, parks, forests, wildlife) 1. Skill base (capabilities that can be developed) 2. General skills (basic skills) 3. Preferred skills (use for career) 4. Gap (skills don’t possess) 1. Assess interests 2. Define values 3. Define career values 4. Assess skills 5. Make a connection...
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...Summary The article critically reviews management of ethics in business organizations while identifying the relationship between the theoretical view of the subject and its practice in administration of business organizations. According to Bartlett, the role of management in business organizations is an inevitable requirement. It is of immense importance in view of the enforcement of academic disciplines as well as the implementation of disciplines learnt in practice. Bridging the rift between theory and practice of ethics in managers is a role played by the management in business organizations. Bartlett, in the article, addresses the issue of the serious rift evident in ethical view... Task: Journal...
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...Summary of Phone Interview with Tami Murphy What is your main duties (main role) in the company? I have many different duties that I am responsible for. Most of my time is spent building relationships with clients because this will ensure continued business well into the future. My time is split up between dealing with the sales side, marketing department, and recruiting team. I am also responsible for reaching out to individuals who are passively and actively looking for positions. My role is to call them, get them in, and interview them. I may also match them up with opportunities that we are currently working on. 2) Usually, how many hours do you work daily? It depends...
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...SUMMARY Edward H. Carr talks about the science of international politics by stating how over the past years international politics had changed. He also talks about improved times hence the popularization of international politics. Carr goes a notch further to describe the purpose and analysis of international politics in political science through the use of several other theories including Marx capital theory. Carr further describes the role of Utopianism (Primitivity) to the development of international politics in relation to the lack of knowledge. The impact of Realism has been described as a transition period to reality. An analysis of Utopia and Reality is analyzed...
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...Summary The article talks about the earlier notion that any Chinese female who go to Canada is a prostitute or is likely to be a prostitute. It generally addresses the critical role that racism played in the production of discourse. According to the article, almost three thousand Chinese lived in Victoria, British Columbia in 1886 and most of them were men. However, the few women that formed part of the solution were not regarded as significant and were mostly traded. The understanding that Chinese females were either prostitutes or were destined for the role of prostitution led to the creation of the Chinese Rescue Home. The Home, which was located in the heart of...
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...Summary: The Organizational Culture Perspective and Symbolic Management Theory Chapter fifteen of the book, “Organization Theory and Public Management” bears the title, “The Organizational Culture Perspective and Symbolic Management Theory”. From the name of the chapter itself, one can easily frame the idea that the chapter deals with the perspectives of organizational cultures as viewed upon by different... Organization Theory and Public Management Introduction The book, “Organization Theory and Public Management” written by Jonathan R. Tompkins is a valuable testimony for the prospective managers as it has been conceived keeping in mind the recent and the upcoming theories and concepts very much...
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...Summary Thomas Jefferson and Christianity (1800). Thomas Jefferson as a child displayed enthusiasm in freedom from oppression; we see that he believed in religion because of its emphasis on reason rather than on revelation. He fought against religious conformity and in 1776 he drafted a Bill on religious freedom. Yet many priests persecuted him and called him a deist. They said he was not a Christian because his views differed from what other people believed in. For example he rejected Christian principles like the Virgin Mary and Jesus’s resurrection. In my opinion Jefferson’s level of understanding was different from other Christians. He believed in Jesus Christ of...
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...Summary of an excerpt from Garden Cities of Tomorrow Introduction In the current world of vast political and social diversity, it is hard to find a matter whose importance is agreed upon by all people irrespective of these disparities. However, one such subject which has unanimously been discouraged world over is the migration of people from the country to the already crowded towns. Although this is a matter of grave significance to all, it would be misinformed to assume that everybody would appreciate the value of a given remedy to the problem. Nevertheless, it is desirable that people should be united in their opinions towards solutions to such a matter whose impact is universal... First February 15,...
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...Summary Approximately of the oral cancers result from metastatic lesions that are rarely located in the temporomandibular (TM) joint. Its first symptoms are misleading because they are similar to those associated with temporondibular disorders. The research method involves analyzing the results according to gender, age, leading symptoms, position of the primary tumor, and occurrence of malignancies as presented by the patients’ medical history. The result of the study showed that tumors of both the lung and breast mainly caused the disease. Unexplained weight loss, night sweats, and tumor disease in the past were additional indicators of the disease. In connection to this, complications... Approximately ...
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...summary of each paragraph in the essay It is appropriate to talk about Socialism eventhough one may not be an expert in Economics or Sociology. 2.- Economics and Sociology are different from Science due to the fact that observed economic and social phenomena are very hard to evaluate. 3.- The real purpose of Socialism is to overcome the present “predatory phase” of human development. 4.- Socialism is ethical, and Science cannot create ends for society and, even less, instill them in human beings. 5.- Even though some individuals feel indifferent or even hostile towards finding a solution for the human race, in this time of crisis anybody can... Albert Einstein: Why Socialism Write a one sentence...
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...Summary Reading Tourism Education: Summary The article “Reading tourism education: Neoliberalism unveiled” by Ayikoru, Tribe & Airey (2009) addresses the issue of tourism education in England with references to ideological influences it has. The authors start from the lead in saying that people pay more attention to tourism higher education today; it is recognized in several countries and creates a good platform for research. Provision of education in tourism challenges educators because it is a highly practical sphere of knowledge which requires the focus on skills. There is also a need to consider different stakeholders involved in tourism industry; government and tourism... Reading Tourism Education:...
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...Summary [Data] Article Summary The article under consideration is very valuable as it discusses the advantages one company may have, when buying another company. The article “Dealbook; Kellogg to Buy Pringles for $2.7 Billion in Cash Deal” informs about the decision of Kellogg Company to buy Pringles for the price of $2.7 billion taken in 2012. The decision was taken because Kellogg wanted to buy a snack company to expand its business. At first, it had the agreement with Diamond Food, which ended. This decision plays a very important role for Kellogg Company first of all because it aimed at expanding its presence in snacks. In the past the business of the company was greatly dependent... Article...
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...Summary By 18 April Summary The articles by Gabriel Weimann and Maura Conway focus on one of the most dangerous and destructive crimes of the modern age – cyber crime. Cyber terrorism is the type of violence than invades the information base of every computers, networks and stored data to misuses the information to the will of the person or group retrieving the data unlawfully. ‘Cyberterrorism hinges on the widespread use of computers by individuals, private industry and corporations, the military, and the government and its agencies.’ (Ching, 2010) The main focus of the two articles is the spreading of this crime in the recent years... Computer Sciences & Information Technology ‘Cyberterrorism’ Summary ...
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...Summary of chapter 6 "Nigger Heaven" Chapter 6 of When Harlem was in Vogue was written during the Harlem Resistance in USA. It gives the events that took place before and after the World War 1. This summary aims to reveal the main events that happened during the Harlem Resistance as revealed in this chapter. When Wilson was president of USA, he changed most of the agreed laws of the Civil War (Lewis, 1997). He ensured that it was lawful to discriminate the African-Americans race when he introduced the law of segregation. This law stated that Blacks were supposed to live in the south and should not integrate with the whites. There was discrimination even...
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...Summary There was not much economic inequality in ancient times because people only consumed what they collected and produced themselves. People’s limited involvement in the world market made it difficult to interpret their standard of living economically. Today, interpretation of standard of living in monetary terms is much more possible because people are involved in international exchange. Economists use US dollar as a standard to gauge the differing value of the same product in different places. The wealth gap between the richest and the poorest countries has continued to increase ever since the Industrial Revolution. Theorists expected the opposite to happen i.e. they expected... Global Inequality:...
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...Summary Question Importance of information systems of decision-making to someone unfamiliar with the concept Information system helps a person or organization to confront the current competitive business field (Nowduri, 2011). Information intense companies such as Banking, Insurance and telecommunications cannot survive without information systems. This is because it enables these companies supervising employees adequately and even selling their products via the internet. A perfect information system enables reliable communication between a company, the supplier’s manufactures and marketers as if they were all in one organization. It assists people to come up with fast,...
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...Summary: Worth a Pound of Cure Worth a Pound of Cure The world health organisation (WHO) reported through one of their own flu surveillance officer that there world was at its highest risk of influenza which resulted from the report of the avian flu in ten Asian countries. Klaus Stohr, the flu surveillance officer at WHO announced this and then convened a summit for vaccine manufacturers in the world to deliberate on ways to curb it. According to the previous research, a virus H5N1, which is common in chicken and is very lethal causes the flu and it was even devastating to discover that the flu was also noticeable in ducks which do not show symptoms. The issue of...
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...Summary of “A Zero Degree of Writing and Other Subversive Moments: An Interview with Ni Haifeng” The does assert a thesis within the first three or four answers. Ni Haifeng repeatedly refers to culture and art being something that is not static and is in a constant state of flux. The author refers to her own experiences as Chinese artist living in Holland to back up the view that people and thus culture is always changing. Ni Haifeng makes a good point when she states that she did not really understand Chinese artists until she moved outside of China. The author discussions perception and how Chinese artists are perceived by people in the West. The biggest point that she...
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...Summary The article d “Appassiona Light My Fire” was ed by Philip Ball and in this article the author the author states that music can cause various emotional responses that a piece of music may try to attain. The author states that these responses occur naturally and an individual may not be able to stop these responses from taking place even if he/she is aware that a particular musical piece is trying to obtain a particular emotional response. The author states that music has the ability to obtain emotional responses but it is quite difficult to identify why those emotional responses actually occur. In order to answer this question it is essential to identify why...
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...Summary: Wireless and Wired MAC Layers The MAC frame has seven frames with different functions during data transmission. Specifically, these frames are Broadcast control (BCH), Feedback access control (FCH), Access feedback control (FCH), downlink (DL), the UI and the RCH frames. MAC layer is imperative in LAN data transmission as it has the sending and the receiving nodes. The MAC sub layer assembles data into frames and addresses ad error detection. On the other hand, the MAC layer de-assembles, addresses recognition, and error detection. Access points are base stations found in wireless networks and connected using guided media. Grouping together of the nodes forms an...
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...Summary: The nature of public opinion Patterson Thomas ed the article, ‘The nature of public opinion,’ in which he defines public opinion as the open expression of privately held political opinion on an issue in the society. Such expressions further qualify as public opinion if ordinary people make them and not special parties such as politicians or expert policy makers. Governance by public opinion, according to the author, remains a challenge because of limitations that public opinion faces. One of the limitations is that people hold different opinions on an issue at a given time and this compels the government to support and implement opinions from a side but reject...
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...summary Communication between plants has never been viewed to occur until in the 20th century when several researches were undertaken to dispel the myth. Several scientific researchers have been conducted to address the issue of communication between plants. It was found that plants communicate with each other in different ways including the release of Volatile organic compounds. The plants communicate both using the ground as and the air. The communication involves use of chemicals and alarm on impending drought or attack. The research by Babikova focused on the communication of plants using the fungi network. The use of a mycorrhizal fungus in the experiment was employed leading... Article summary...
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...Summary Swift argues that it is possible to help the Irish children, especially from the poor families to reduce the burden on their parents, and make them useful to the public. The majority of poor parents cannot provide the basic needs for their children, thus forcing them to seek help in the street. The burden of providing for the children increases the rate of abortion and unnecessary murder of the innocent kids. It is possible to provide a scheme that will assist the children to grow and become useful people in the society who can feed and clothe the population. Swift explains that a year old and healthy child provides the most nourishing and delicious meal (2). Therefore, she proposes...
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...Summary of “Gun Shy” Julia Ioffe in her article “Gun Shy” takes a close and hard look at Wayne La Pierre, one of the most powerful and staunchest gun advocate lobbyists to have walked the halls of Capitol Hill. What makes her article and interesting read is the fact that Wayne La Perre seems to have been an “accidental” lobbyist in the sense that nobody he knew or mingled with ever had a real gun to humor him with. But all of that changed when he became a highly influential NRA lobbyist who successfully removed most of the roadblocks that existed for people who wished to own guns and keep them as side arms. It was during his rise to fame and power as a lobbyist that he...
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