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Long-Term Ramifications of the Ma Bell Breakup

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Long-Term amifications of the Ma Bell Breakup

The old Ma Bell was far from perfect, but she deserved her good name. -- Tom Nolle, 2003

Given its prospects, the new Ma Bell looks an awful lot like the old Ma Bell. And that's not a good thing. -- Shannon M. Heim, 2005

The dichotomy of views exemplified by the epigraph above is reflective of the love-hate relationship that Americans have always had with their telephone service provider. Following the breakup of AT&T, or "Ma Bell" in 1982, one of the few legal monopolies in the United States, seven so-called smaller regional "Baby Bells" long-distance providers were created, four of which remain in operation today. After almost a century in operation, the breakup of Ma Bell was followed by a wave of deregulation and competition that profoundly affected the telecommunications industry in both short- as well as long-term ways. To determine…… [Read More]

References

Boudreaux, G. & Sloboda, B. (2000). "Broadband: A Primer on Telecommunications

Technology." Management Quarterly, 41(3), 2.

Chandler, J.W. & Cortada, J.W. (2000). A Nation Transformed by Information: How

Information Has Shaped the United States from Colonial Times to the Present. New York: Oxford University Press.
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Valuable Assets as They Help a Person

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valuable assets as they help a person stand out and give him his most basic identity. For this reason, I feel that parents must pay attention to the name they choose for their babies because the child has to live with it for the rest of his life and it better be something they can be happy about.

My name is Jason Alexander and there is certainly a good story behind it. My parents were told during ultrasound that they were having a girl and so they chose the name Alexa for me. But when I turned out to be a boy, they found themselves without a name. They were shocked to say the least and when they recovered, they realized they had not even thought of a boy name. I almost left the hospital without a name, had it not been for a television show where the lead character…… [Read More]

References

Jason. Popularity and meaning. Accessed online from  http://www.thinkbabynames.com/meaning/1/Jason 

Alexander, Popularity and meaning. Accessed online from  http://www.thinkbabynames.com/meaning/1/Alexander
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Telephone and Its Impact on Communication and

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Telephone and its impact on Communication and Technology

The humanities generally encompass such subjects as languages, history, philosophy, religion, music and theater, literature, and law; but they also include what is referred to as the "social sciences," which include anthropology, cultural studies, as well as technology and communication. As part of the "social science" discipline, the telephone has had an enormous impact. Not only has the telephone allowed individuals to communicate over long distances, but by the ancillary technologies it has created (wireless communication, internet, etc.), the telephone has completely transformed society. The telephone has also created an entirely new field of study called "digital humanities," or the combination of computer technology and the humanities. ("Manifesto," 2009) This essay will discuss the impact of the telephone, and it's subsequent offspring technologies, and their impact on the discipline of communication and technology.

In 1876, Alexander Graham Bell may have been credited…… [Read More]

References

"About ADHO." (n.d.) Retrieved from Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations. http://digitalhumanities.org/

Bruce, Robert. (1973). Bell: Alexander Graham Bell and the Conquest of Solitude. Boston: Little, Brown, and Co.

Coe, Lewis. (1995). The Telephone and it's Several Inventors. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland and Co.

Shulman, Seth. (2008). The Telephone Gambit: Chasing Alexander Graham Bell's Secret. New York: W.W. Norton.
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Curtiss Wright the Beginning of a New Era

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Curtiss-Wright

"Curtiss - Wright: The Start of a New Era"

The Wright rothers historic flight of December 17, 1903, is the stuff legends are made of. Although there had been many others who attempted flight and flew aircrafts before them, like their mentor and predecessor Samuel Pierpont Langley, Wilbur and Orville Wright were considered pioneers in the "art of flying" (McIntyre, 1994). Langley was famous for the flight of the "Aeorodrome" that plunged into the Potomac River just days before the Wright rothers successful flight in 1903. He bore the wrath of Congressman who were upset because of the $50,000 loss of tax payer dollars that had been utilized to finance the flight.

ecause of the Wright rothers 'pioneer status' they were afforded "broad interpretations of their patents from the U.S. courts" (McIntyre, 1994). As such, the brothers held a virtually monopoly on human flight, and the brothers found themselves…… [Read More]

Bibliography

Bakewell, P. (2010). On pioneering wings in France, Southwest Review, 95(3), 479-500.

Boyne, W. (2003). Curtiss built well but not too wisely with its XP-31 Swift, a sleek looking but overweight fighter, Aviation History, 13(6), 10-14.

House, K. (2009). Into the air, Aviation History, 19(6), 46-51.

McIntyre, D. (1994). Odyssey of the flyer, American History Illustrated, 28(6).
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Digital Communications Could Be Described as Being

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Digital communications could be described as being borne from the first electronic transmission of words via a wire uttered by Alexander Graham Bell. Those words; "Watson, come here. I want to see you" (American Treasures, 2010) will live on in historical fashion as a changing of not only the manner in which individuals communicate, but the changing of an entire world. From that era to today's digital communication accessibility almost anywhere in the world took nearly 140 years yet advanced society light years into the future.

In today's modern communication modes there are a wide variety of methods for communicating not only the spoken word, but the written word, text, images, pictures, books and entire libraries of information at a press of a button. There are also a number of digital methods for transmission, including but not limited to; TETA (terrestrial trunked radio), the Internet via Widebrand and Broadband, and…… [Read More]

References

American Treasures (2010) Alexander Graham Bell lab notebook, Library of Congress, accessed at  http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/treasures/ , on July 3, 2011

Daga, V.; Manuel, N.; Narasimhan, L.; (2010) Riding Asia's digital tiger, McKinsey Quarterly, Issue 4, pp. 16-19

Evans-Pughe, C.; (2011) Call for back-up! Emergency services communications, Engineering and Technology, Vol. 6, Issue 1, pp. 74 -- 77

Rubinson, J.; Micu, A.C.; Dedeker, K.; Lewis, I.; Moran, R.; Netzer, O.; Plumer, J.; (2011) Guest editorial: The shape of marketing research in 2021, Journal of Advertising Research, Vol. 51, issue 1, pp. 213 -- 221
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Advancement in Humanities and Impact of Invention of Telephone

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The means to do business was changing as people realized the phone was a quick and convenient way to order goods and services.

The rest of the world was eager to adopt the use of the telephone. Transatlantic cable, first used in the 1940s, was the beginning of the global telephone network. Telephones are now used around the world and have become one of the most fundamental tools of modern society (Hays, 1991).

IV. Evolution of the Advancement of the Telephone

The telephone, as a device, has evolved from Bell's original model into small, handheld devices that people can use anywhere. They no longer have to be tethered by cords to homes or offices. Phones are used worldwide (Museum of American Heritage, 2010).

Hays (1991) pointed out negative effects of phone communication, claiming that the telephone enables war to be waged more easily and human conflict extended along telephone lines.…… [Read More]

References

Brooks, J. (1976). Telephone: the first hundred years. New York: Harper and Row.

Hays, D. (1991). The evolution of technology. New York: Connected Education.

Krupa, F. (1992). The evolution of the telephone system: From Bell's electric toy to the internet.

Swimtank.com. Retrieved from http://www/translucency.com/frede/telephone.html
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History of Communication

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History Of Communication Timeline

TIMELINE: HITORY OF COMMUNICATION

(with special reference to the development of the motorcycle)

35,000 BCE.

First paleolithing "petroglyphs" and written symbols. This is important in the history of communication because it marks the first time humans left a recorded form of communication. Also, these written symbols became the ultimate source of later alphabets.

Wikipedia, "Petroglyph."

12,600 BCE.

Cave paintings at Lascaux show early representational art. This is important in the history of communication because the caves depict over 2000 figures, including abstract symbols. More recent research suggests these may record astronomical information.

OURCE: Wikipedia, "Lascaux."

3400 BCE.

First surviving umerian pictograms demonstrate a primitive form of record keeping. This is important in the history of communication because pictograms, together with ideograms, represent a primitive form of writing, in which a symbol either means what it looks like, or represents a single idea.

OURCE: Wikipedia, "Pictogram."

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St. Hubbins, David and Tufnel, Nigel. "Stonehenge." London: Polymer, 1984.

Thompson, Hunter S. Hell's Angels. New York: Modern Library,1966.

Wikipedia.org
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Information Age Display the Information Age Exhibit

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Information Age Display

The "Information Age" exhibit at the National Museum of American history greatly increases one's appreciation of history and of the historical influence of technology on the world today.

Items seen within the exhibit

Telegraph

Coaxial cable

Phones

Information processing

Stethoscope

Arithmeter

Tabulating Machine

Pantograph

ENIAC

Apple I

FBI

Cathedral" radio

Television

Digital CD ROM

Robots

How the information adds t appreciation

Technological know how of the times

Innovation

Effects on later inventions

In the National Museum of American History, there is an exhibit which captures the inventor within all of us. This exhibit, the Information Age exhibit, has on display hundreds of items, spanning the 150-year length of the Information Age. From the telegraph to the portable computer and digital CD ROM, these devices have helped shape the world around us, and have given us access to a whole new way of life. The "Information Age" exhibit…… [Read More]

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American Sign Language Interpreters the

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This program will be offered in the Leadership Development Seminar in which students are offering challenging experiences as well as the areas of higher-level academic pursuits which includes a historical journey through the history of deafness related individuals.

Merrill Lynch has also developed a program targeting deaf students, which was released in a news announcement earlier this month of March 2005. The Merrill Lynch Entrepreneur Leadership Program is offering a program to prepare those interested in entrepreneurial leadership designed for individuals who are deaf and interested in becoming entrepreneurs. Modern technological online modules for learning will be utilized and will simultaneously deliver the information in both ASL and English.

Conclusion:

It is clear that ASL Interpreters in classrooms is much needed for the student who is deaf if they are to experience a normal and successful education in the classroom setting. And as shown the student who is deaf and…… [Read More]

Bibliography

Lawrence, Constance (2001) Using Sign Language in Your Classroom 2001 Apr 19 ED459557.

Belka, Robert W. (2000) 'Is American Sign Language a "Foreign Language" ED339662.

Wallinger, Linda (2000) American Sign Language Instruction: Moving from Protest to Practice ED 449660

Toth, Anne (1999) Improving the Delivery of Sign Language Instruction for Program for Parents of Children Who is Deaf and Receiving Services form a School for the Deaf. ED 437755.
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Technology in Modern History Airplanes

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elephone

he history of the telephone began in the mid-1870s when Alexander Graham Bell first used two cups connected by a string to do point-to-point communication. his discovery was made as Bell was trying to develop a device to help the hearing impaired. With years of further development came the invention of the electric telephone which included a receiver (earpiece) and a bar magnet transmitter (microphone), a coil of wire and a thin metal diaphragm. his was then followed by the invention of a bell which acts as a ringer at each end of the phone so that the bell would ring to alert the other party when they needed to converse. At this time, even those who were not meant to hear the conversation could hear it since when one picked up their phone, all other phones rang. his problem was addressed by the development of the telephone dial…… [Read More]

The earliest experiments of airplanes were conducted in the pre-19th century. The Wright brothers conducted their maiden flight in 1902 but before this, there was decades of research and development. During the First World War, there was widespread use of aircrafts. Aircrafts were first used to conduct reconnaissance before they began being used to transport military people and their equipment. With further advancements, aircrafts began being used to mount machine guns and to drop bombs. Civil aviation began in the period between the First World War and the Second World War. This was made possible by the availability of inexpensive military aircraft used for World War I. During the Second World War, air warfare was highly used. This involved the deployment of strategic bombers, long-range bombers, and anti-aircraft artillery which was used to shoot down airplanes. The jet age is the period which saw the development of faster airplanes that could fly at higher altitudes and longer distances. Today, aircrafts have revolutionized transport and helped people move from continent to continent and country to country faster. This is what I have learnt regarding the history of airplanes and how they have impacted technology. I will teach this to future middle school classes by helping them to see how airplanes were developed and how they influenced technology. The lesson will be conducted in a systematic way which starts with the history of airplanes from the pre-19th century to the planes we see today while highlighting the important developments of each period.

Telephone

The history of the telephone began in the mid-1870s when Alexander Graham Bell first used two cups connected by a string to do point-to-point communication. This discovery was made as Bell was trying to develop a device to help the hearing impaired. With years of further development came the invention of the electric telephone which included a receiver (earpiece) and a bar magnet transmitter (microphone), a coil of wire and a thin metal diaphragm. This was then followed by the invention of a bell which acts as a ringer at each end of the phone so that the bell would ring to alert the other party when they needed to converse. At this time, even those who were not meant to hear the conversation could hear it since when one picked up their phone, all other phones rang. This problem was addressed by the development of the telephone dial which created a special switch that when the dial was pressed, the phone with the corresponding digits was alerted and all others were muted. Today, telephones have made communication very easy. It is even possible to communicate with a person thousands of miles away in another country or even continent. I will teach this to the future middle school students by addressing each age in the development of the telephone and letting them know how the telephones that we currently use came about.
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Speech on History of the Telephone

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Distance Communication and the Invention of the Telegraph & Telephone

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 digital universe we live in now. What arose out of a general knowledge about acoustics and electricity became a revolution in technology and communications. The age-old human dream of long distance communication became a reality with the invention of the telephone.

What was once termed "talking by lightening" evolved out of many years of investigation into potential voice transmission devices. Samuel Morse's telegraph paved the way for future developments on the telephone, but early phones served more as novelty items than practical devices. Nevertheless, during the late 1800s, a plethora of patents were issued…… [Read More]

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Close Scrutiny of Books Journal

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2) states:

An eligible employee shall be entitled to a total of seven days of leave because of the death of a parent, spouse, son, daughter, or person for whom the employee serves as designated representative... If the deceased died in the line of duty as a member of the uniformed services. Such leave is intended to permit the employee to prepare for or attend the burial ceremony of the deceased member of the uniformed services and may be paid or unpaid leave.

Conversely, however, the United States Federal government presently has no laws in place to similarly (or otherwise, in comparable and appropriate ways) formally acknowledge and honor the passing of federal government personnel other than military personnel.

According to U.S. Code Title 5, Part III; Subpart E; Chapter 63; Subchapter II (2005), the federal government does in fact authorize, according to three separate sections of Title 5: (1)…… [Read More]

References

Acuff, J. (c2004). The relationship edge in business: Connecting with customers and colleagues when it counts. Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley.

Andrus, P. (2005). Grief in the workplace. Martin & Castille. Retrieved February 3, 2005 at http://www.mourning.com/your_grief_workplace.html.

Banusiewics, J.D. (2004). Customs of military funerals reflect history, tradition.

United States Department of Defense. Retrieved January 31, 2005, at http://www.defenselink.mil/news/Jun2004/n06102004_200406106.html.
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Social Networking Websites

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Social Networking

An Examination of the Purpose and Utilization of Social Networking Websites

Alexander Graham Bell's invention of the telephone in the late 1800s revolutionized civilization.

t was not until 100 years later, in the late 1970s, that another such discovery was made. This latter discovery was that of the nternet. Many argue, furthermore, that the discovery of the nternet involves an even greater advancement in human history than Bell's telephone, for nothing has touched so many, so quickly, and so deeply as the advent of the nternet, and with it, within a relatively short time, the culmination of social networking in a variety of websites, utilize worldwide. This paper will offer a quick examination of how such websites, including Facebook, MySpace, Twitter and Linkedn, have been utilized by individuals in the last decade to promote both personal and work-related interests.

People utilize social networking sites for many reasons but,…… [Read More]

It is thus difficult to single out the purpose for which a social networking site is being utilized. Though one can generalize, with different world events and a constant evolution of these sites, their purpose is constantly changing, and often times it includes the connection of more and more individuals worldwide, which is a phenomenon to be embraced.

Bellis, M. (2011). "The Invention of the Telephone." About.com Retrieved December 24, 2011, from .

"LinkedIn: The World's Largest Professional Network." (2011). LinkedIn.com. Retrieved December 24, 2011, from .
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Forsaken Island Christopher Sholes -- Typewriter 1867

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Forsaken Island

Christopher Sholes -- Typewriter (1867)

Sholes' major input was both the primitive typewriter and the QWERTY keyboard that was later developed to refine his typewriter. While the initial goal of the typewriter was the creation of a way to number book pages, tickets, and other documents, the machine's development later proceeded to include letters. The first model was sent out to stenographers for testing; the QWERTY keyboard system is still being used today. A typewriter would be an excellent invention on the island, assuming there would be plenty of reedy papyri or some sort of paper-like plant substance to be used for typing. It is a major equipment for putting down thoughts to paper, and should somebody else be stranded in the same island, the typed-up papers might even provide some reading entertainment or maybe even advice!

Joshua Pusey -- Matchbook (1889)

Pusey was an American attorney and…… [Read More]

Dickson was an American cotton buyer for the Jonson & Johnson Company, and was made Vice President of the same company after his creation of the popular adhesive bandages. It was first devised due to the fact that his wife was usually prone to cutting herself with a knife while she cooked and did household chores. With the use of gauze, and crinoline for sterility and safety, the bandage was a success and the Band-Aid brand became a household name. First aid should always be a priority in the island, and having small Band-Aids around would definitely keep the infection risks at a low.

5. Elias Howe -- Refined Sewing Machine (1846)

Howe had a difficult time selling his patent on the refined sewing machine, though he did successfully reclaim the rights for his refined cross-stitch invention in a case against the Sewing Machine Company. While he did not invent the first primitive sewing machine, his added features were most notable, as they are still used in the modern sewing machines today. These features include the needle with the eye at the point of the machine, the automatic feed, and a shuttle that operates beneath the cloth to form the lock stitch. Clothing must be made somehow, right? So it would be no surprise that things could be easily tailored and fitted with a sewing machine at one's side. It would be the only logical choice amidst the inventions.
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Technology for the Deaf His

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Three years later, the company improved its picture clarity and introduced the "emotional intonation" feature, considered important components of visual language. ut at present, only 10% of the deaf and hard-of-hearing know about VRS. The Internal Revenue Service refuses to accept VRS calls. And VRS can be performed only with high-speed internet access. ut companies, like Sorenson, provide videophones for free. Those who have no high-speed internet access or a videophone may use IPP relay. It is similar to the outdated TTY but performs faster and more smoothly. The deaf user types his message on a computer.

For the working deaf who need to use the telephone, Able Planet launched the wireless device. This is a telephone and a hands-free set for a cell phone to address these difficulties in the use of a telephone. The technology enables wireless communication with a telecoil in hearing aids. At the same time,…… [Read More]

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Associated Press. Hearing Impaired Get Help with Wireless Device. Deseret News:

Deseret News Publishing, 2003. Retrieved on October11, 2009 from http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_qn4188/is_20030623/ai_n11400486/?tag=content;col1

Bergstein, Brian. IBM Develops Virtual Deaf Interpreter. Oakland Tribune: ANG

Newspapers, 2007. Retrieved on October 11, 2009 from http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_qn4178/is_20070917/ai_n20504469/?tag=content;col1
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Healthcare in New Hampshire Specifically

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The Wrights had thought of this; it was in Claim 1 of their patent" (Heppenheimer, 2003, p. 324). However, Claim 1 was not part of the litigation, which meant that the remaining Wright brother, Orville (Wilber died in 1912), had to file a brand new suit, which he did in 1914 (Heppenheimer, 2003, p. 324). This second suit dragged on until 1917, when it became obsolete because of World War I. The U.S. government ordered a massive number of airplanes to fight the war, and patent holders all pooled their resources to help the government. By this time, Curtiss had numerous patents of his own, and he never instigated a patent lawsuit, believing the technology and shared information was far more important than patent infringement (Heppenheimer, 2003, p. 330). His flying boats were being used by England before America entered the war, and to get around the lawsuit, Curtiss built…… [Read More]

References

Editors. (2009). Glenn Curtiss and the Wright patent battles. Retrieved 14 Jan. 2009 from the Centennial of Flight Web site: http://www.centennialofflight.gov/essay/Wright_Bros/Patent_Battles/WR12.htm.

Heppenheimer, T.A. (2003). First flight: The Wright Brothers and the invention of the airplane. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.

Shulman, S. (2002). Unlocking the sky: Glenn Hammond Curtiss and the race to invent the airplane.
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Philosophy Exercise Extension and Denotative

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"Robert Frost the famous poet received four Pulitzer prizes for poetry." "There is small difference between a dramatist and a poet." "Shake spear is known more for his work as a dramatist, not as a poet"

Intention and Intensional definitions

Absurd is used to describe something irrational or illogical. Absurd is something which does not make sense, something which borders insanity.

Buffoon is a stupid person or a fool. A person who does things in an amusing way, e.g a clown.

Cemetery is a place where dead people are buried. A cemetery is a modern graveyard.

Dictator is a ruler who has complete power over a nation, mostly acquired through force. A person who behaves in an autocratic way in regards to other people.

Egotism is being obsessed with one's sense of importance making someone to think and act only in regards to one's importance. Egotism is to be utterly…… [Read More]

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Plan and Develop a Training Program Within an Organization

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Training

The purpose of this discussion is to provide a Plan and develop a training program within the organization known as AT&T. Human Resource Development The part of human resource management that specifically deals with training and development of the employees. Human resource development includes training an individual after he/she is first hired, providing opportunities to learn new skills, distributing resources that are beneficial for the employee's tasks, and any other developmental activities (Human Resource Development)."

AT&T is one of the oldest companies in the world. Its inception began in 1876, when Alexander Graham ell invented the telephone. Since this time the company has grown tremendously. The mission of the company is to "connect people with their world, everywhere they live and work, and do it better than anyone else (Company Information)." At the current time AT & T. is a leading provider of IP-based communications. The company also has…… [Read More]

Bibliography

"A Brief History: The New AT&T." Available [Online]  http://www.corp.att.com/history/history5.html 

Ante, S.E., et. al., (2011)Skepticism Greets AT&T Theory. Wall Street Journal (Eastern Edition) p. B1-2

Bates, R. (2004) A critical analysis of evaluation practice: the Kirkpatrick model and the principle of beneficence. Evaluation and Program Planning. 27(3), 341-347

Company Information. Available [Online]  http://www.att.com/gen/investor-relations?pid=5711
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Public Museums

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Progressivist Museums

The progressivist philosophy of culture, which posits that advancements in science, technology, social, and economic development are crucial in the development of advanced societies, and that societies advance from a state of barbarism toward a more civilized state, is evident in the modes of display of some of the most popular museums in the world. These museums, The Louvre in Paris, Pitt Rivers in Oxford, and the Smithsonian in D.C., use the progressivist ideology to promote both a cultural theory and a strident nationalism rooted in the belief that its citizens are advancing towards the promise of a better tomorrow. This paper will show how these museums do so.

As Andrew McClellan states, "the public for art is diverse and divided by interests and levels of knowledge."

Appealing to and uniting these diverse interests is what a progressivist museum must do in order to guide its public to…… [Read More]

Bibliography

Coombs, Annie E. "Museums and the Formation of National and Cultural Identities."

Oxford Art Journal, vol. 11, no. 2 (1988): 57-68.

McClellan, Andrew. "A Brief History of the Art Museum Public." Art and Its Publics.

Oxford: Blackwell, 2003.
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Poetry Explication

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Fern Hill (Dylan Thomas)

The "Poetry Explications" handout from UNC states that a poetry explication is a "relatively short analysis which describes the possible meanings and relationship of the words, images, and other small units that make up a poem."

The speaker in "Fern Hill" dramatically embraces memories from his childhood days at his uncle's farm, when the world was innocent; the second part brings out the speaker's loss of innocence and transition into manhood. This explication will identify and critique Thomas' tone, imagery (including metaphors) and expressive language (as it contributes to the power of the poem). ("Fern Hill" uses 6 verse paragraphs; there are 9 lines in each paragraph.)

"Now as I was young and easy under the apple boughs / About the lilting house and happy as the grass was green / the night above the dingle starry / time let me hail and climb / golden…… [Read More]

Works Cited

Bible Meanings. (2011). Lamb. Retrieved December 9, 2012, from http://www.biblemeanings.info/words/animal/lamb.htm.

Cox, C.B. (1959). Dylan Thomas's 'Fern Hill.' The Critical Quarterly, 1(2), 134-138.

Thomas, Dylan. (2012). Fern Hill. Academy of American Poets. Retrieved December 9, 2012,

from http://www.poets.org.
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Traditional Se Asian Bamboo Flutes

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The organization of the five chapters in the study includes:

Chapter I: Chapter I includes the design of the study, the study's research problem and three research questions, study objectives, the scope and limitations of the study, significance of the study of DNA, research methodology and philosophy of the studies from different related literature.

Chapter II: During Chapter II, the researcher presents information to address the first research question; presented in the introduction for the thesis: What evidence points to the origin of flutes in SEA? During Chapter II, the researcher relates the kinds of flute in SEA that have been passed on from one generation to the next and their physical structure hich attributes scale, sound, expressions, melody, and rhythm. In Chapter II, the researcher also discusses the studies on ethnic groups of SEA and their flutes, and additionally notes studies on history of geology and aboriginals' migration map…… [Read More]

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Romantic Poets and Poetry

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SYMBOLIC THEMES OF MYSTERY AND THE SUPERNATURAL IN SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDE'S

RIME OF THE ANCIENT MARINER

In Samuel Taylor Coleridge's "Rime of the Ancient Mariner," considered by many scholars as the quintessential masterpiece of English Romantic poetry, the symbolic themes of mystery and the supernatural play a very crucial role in the poem's overall effect which John Hill Spencer sees as Coleridge's "attempt to understand the mystery surrounding the human soul in a universe moved by forces and powers... immanent and transcendent" (157). Yet the Mariner himself appears to be trapped in this supernatural world as a result of ghostly manifestations which emanate from the realms of the unknown.

The Rime of the Ancient Mariner" was first published in Lyrical Ballads in 1798, a collection of poetry written and published jointly by Coleridge and his good friend William Wordsworth. Yet the text of the poem generally in use today appeared…… [Read More]

Great Britain: Cambridge University Press, 1927.

Nooden, Lars. Animal Symbolism in Celtic Mythology. Internet. November 22, 1992. Accessed February 27, 2003. www-personal.umich.edu.

Spencer, John Hill. A Coleridge Companion. London: Macmillan, 1983
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Social Variables in the Development

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To citically investigate the cuent state of intenational business elationship development liteatue.

2. To exploe the chaacteistics that detemines sustainable intenational business elationships within the Libyan business context-fom the Libyan point-of-view.

3. To pesent a model based on the findings fom the two objectives above. This model will seve two main functions: (I). It will help fill in gaps in the cuent liteatue elating to the development and maintenance of business elationships with Libya. (II). It will be of pactical value to foeign businesses wishing to develop elationships with Libyan companies.

1.4.3 Reseach Questions

Fou eseach questions ae fomulated as a means of pusuing the above objectives, these being:

What ae the key vaiables that influence Libyan companies when they intenationalise, and why ae these vaiables so impotant fo Libyan oganisations?

What ae the majo steps/stages that Libyans go though when establishing business elationships?

How can foeign oganisations establish/maintain sustainable…… [Read More]

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- Retrievability or loopback: can be low.

- Biased selectivity, if collection is incomplete.

- Reporting bias: reflects bias of the author.

- Access: may be deliberately blocked.
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History of Construction Technology of

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Staircase ramps which are comprised of steep and narrow steps that lead up one face of the pyramid were more in use at that time with evidence found at the Sinki, Meidum, Giza, Abu Ghurob, and Lisht pyramids respectively (Heizer).

A third ramp variation was the spiral ramp, found in use during the nineteenth dynasty and was, as its name suggests, comprised of a ramp covering all faces of the pyramids leading towards the top. Reversing ramps zigzag up one face of a pyramid at a time and would not be used in the construction of step pyramids, while lastly interior ramps that have been found within the pyramids of Sahura, Nyuserra, Neferifijata, Abusir, and Pepi II (Heizer, Shaw).

Ancient Greece

Ancient Greek architecture exists mainly in surviving temples that survive in large numbers even today and is tied into Roman and Hellenistic periods which borrowed heavily from the Greeks.…… [Read More]

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Albert Einstein 1879-1955 Was a

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Both of them are very accurate but they do not work together and he tried to solve that problem for the rest of his life. Einstein knew that this problem would have to be solved if we wanted to understand exactly what happened to create the universe in the very first instant of time.

If Albert Einstein were alive today, he would also be trying to stop war because he was very opposed to warfare between nations. He would also be working to promote nuclear power plants for energy and to reduce or eliminate nuclear weapons as much as possible. During World War II, Einstein knew it was necessary to invent the atomic bomb to end the war but he was very opposed to nuclear weapons otherwise.

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Goldsmith, D. (1997). The Ultimate Einstein. New York: Simon & Schuster.

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Goldsmith, D. (1997). The Ultimate Einstein. New York: Simon & Schuster.

Hawking, S. (2001). The Universe in a Nutshell. New York: Bantam.

 

 

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