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The First Generation of Computers - ... On October 1955, the ENIAC has finally shutdown and retired from the world of computing. The second generation computer uses transistor as a CPU components. In the year 1948, the invention of the transistor has greatly changed the computer’s development and progress. The thousands of vacuum tubes has been replaced by the transistor. As a result, the electronic machinery or the computer itself, has greatly reduced in size. Thus makes it more economical. Compared to the first generation computers, the second generation computers is much more reliable due to the size, power consumption and time taken to programmed it has been significantly reduced to cope up with the advanced technology du...   [tags: technology, history, eniac] 1325 words
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The First Generation Of Computers - The First Generation of Computers The first generation of computers, beginning around the end of World War 2, and continuing until around the year 1957, included computers that used vacuum tubes, drum memories, and programming in machine code. Computers at that time where mammoth machines that did not have the power our present day desktop microcomputers. In 1950, the first real-time, interactive computer was completed by a design team at MIT. The "Whirlwind Computer," as it was called, was a revamped U.S....   [tags: essays research papers] 333 words
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The First-generation Immigrant in America - My grandmother has a certain look in her eyes when something is troubling her: she stares off in a random direction with a wistful, slightly bemused expression on her face, as if she sees something the rest of us can’t see, knows something that we don’t know. It is in these moments, and these moments alone, that she seems distant from us, like a quiet observer watching from afar, her body present but her mind and heart in a place only she can visit. She never says it, but I know, and deep inside, I think they do as well....   [tags: Minorities Equality Essays]
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First and Second Generation Biomass Materials for Production of Biofuels - Fossil fuels have negatively impacted the environment causing irreversible changes. There are three fossil fuels in the world today. They are: natural gas and coal, as well as the more familiar fuels refined from crude oil including gasoline, diesel, and fuel oils. In the United States, in previous years there has been a dependence on these fuels for many purposes. When fossil fuels are burned, a chemical reaction occurs called combustion. This reaction is the cause of a major source of pollution in the environment....   [tags: tending topics in the energy world]
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The First Computer Dependent Generation - The First Computer Dependent Generation The computer has become one of the most important and influential luxuries of this generation. Young people use computers every day for school, work, and entertainment. They are the first generation to have become computer literate as early as the onset of adolescence. For most of their lives they have used computers, so it is not surprising that our generation has become highly dependent upon them. Frustration usually occurs when one can not get access to their computer....   [tags: essays research papers] 759 words
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First in the Fmaily: A Fist Generation College Student on College - First in the Family: A First Generation College Student on College Across universities throughout the United States, the presence of first-generation college students is on the rise (Stephens 1). Students whose parents do not have a degree of higher education, are being given the opportunity to shape their future for the better as they embark on a journey to receiving a four year degree unlike their parents who were not given such an opportunity. With the number of first-generation college students on the rise from the past, I became interested in seeing how the views, relationships, and ideas of these students was unique, and how they differed from the average student attending a universit...   [tags: personal reflections and contributions] 2309 words
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Introducing Current Philosophical Trends in Higher Education Student Affairs - Patton and Harper (2009) ask why student affairs must always be either theoretical or practical in nature. Why must administrators always have to pick and choose between practice and theory. With such a vast array of theories to contemplate regarding student affairs in higher education, it is difficult to decipher whether to choose between theory and practice. When a specific theory is over-utilized more than others, tensions build and concerns go unresolved to merely build more issues (Manning, Kinzie, & Schuh, 2013)....   [tags: diversity, first-generation students, gender]
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Fifth Generation of Native People Fallout - Generations of native people in Canada have faced suffering and cultural loss as a result of European colonization of their land. Government legislation has impacted the lives of five generations of First Nations people and as a result the fifth generation (from 1980 to present) is working to recover from their crippled cultural identity (Deiter-McArthur 379-380). This current generation is living with the fallout of previous government policies and societal prejudices that linger from four generations previous....   [tags: Canada, culture, First Nations]
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The Soldiers Of The First Culture Revolution - "The Soldiers of the First Culture Revolution" The end of World War two brought upon conformity and a conservative mindset. The majority of young people's priorities were to marry, move to suburbs, and be financially successful. However, there was a young group of men who were strongly against the "American dream" that the rest of society was working for. These men were Jack Kerouac, William S. Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg, and Neal Cassidy. They were a group of "struggling writers, students, hustlers, and drug addicts" (Wikipedia.com) better known as the "beats", and the founding fathers of the beat generation....   [tags: Culture Counter Beat Generation] 1002 words
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Leadership Communication and Generation - ... My primarily focus in my communication style is based on listening first and then thinking before I speak in order to give an appropriate answer or solution. My generation finds it easy to value change and innovation. For me, being a leader is not about delegating work but about coaching, teaching, and mentoring subordinates. It brings me joy to see one of my subordinates develop new skills and become promotable, due to my help in training him/her. I believe this is due to being an empathetic leader since another leader took a chance in my earlier years, and ingrained in me that I too could be a leader someday with his coaching....   [tags: generation x, writing process, style]
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Instilling Lifelong Learning as a Generation X Teacher - Born between 1965 and 1980, Gen Xers grew up in an era of emerging technology (Valued Options , n.d). Their relationship with digital technology will positively influence the development of their teaching practice. The generation gap between those born post 2000 and Gen X can be minimised to students by recalling that Google and YouTube were created by Gen X (Grimes, 2011, p. 1-3). These tools enable lifelong learning by providing the ability to view, and research topics anywhere (Howell, 2012, p....   [tags: technology, learning skills, generation x]
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Frank Conroy’s My Generation - My childhood was mostly spent in Ohio around snow. But it all changed when I moved to California. Frank Conroy’s essay “My Generation”, Conroy explains on how and why his generation got the name “Silent Generation”. In this essay I will be explaining on how my life leads up to college and why the students of 2014 will be remembered by the social media users. What defines an excellent childhood. Childhood is the precious time in which children should live free from fear, go to school, and have fun....   [tags: My Generation Essays] 886 words
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Career Development in Generation X - Career Development in Generation X Generation X refers to the population cohort following the Baby Boomers. Sources differ as to the exact years during which this cohort was born. Coupland (1991) suggests 1960 to 1970; Bradford and Raines (1992) propose 1965 to 1975; and Howe and Strauss (1993) suggest 1961 to 1981. Whatever the birth years, it is their common life experiences that give this cohort an identity. Individuals born in Generation X are reputedly more global, technologically oriented, and culturally diverse than the generations before them....   [tags: Generation X Work Essays]
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Generations: Baby Boomers - As students, freshmen come into high school knowing that they are hated by every upperclassmen in the school, with the exception of some friends and possibly family. The freshmen don’t understand why they are disliked, and most of the upperclassmen can’t tell you why they despise the freshmen, except for some unproved responses such as: “They’re annoying”, or “They’re so immature”. This sequence occurs every year. As the freshmen turn into upperclassmen, they too develop a hate for the incoming freshmen....   [tags: generation x, generation y]
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The Lost Generation by Ernest Hemingway - The Lost Generation by Ernest Hemingway Ernest Hemingway is one of the authors named “The Lost Generation.” He could not cope with post-war America; therefore, he introduced a new type of character in writing called the code hero. He was known to focus his novels around code heroes who struggle with the mixture of their tragic faults and the surrounding environment. Traits of a typical Hemingway code hero are stimulating surroundings, self-control, self-reliance, fearlessness, and strict moral rules....   [tags: The Lost Generation Ernest Hemingway Essays] 622 words
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The Beat Generation - "The one thing that we yearn for in our living days, that makes us sigh and groan and undergo sweet nauseas of all kinds, is the remembrance of some lost bliss that was probably experienced in the womb and can only be reproduced (though we hate to admit it) in death." (Kerouac, Jack. “On the road.”). This quote, from Jack Kerouac’s book On the Road, is a brilliant example of the overall feel of the Beat Generation. Jack Kerouac is one of the most influential writers of the Beat Generation, rivaled only by the likes of Allen Ginsberg and William S....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]
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The Beat Generation - The Beat Generation was an influence on the American society during the twentieth century on how they portrayed the way of the American dream through performing arts. It all began in the 1950’s where a bunch of writers got together to right about how much they resented the postwar society (Sterritt, 1). It was right after War World II had past and the postwar age was very unsettling for the beat writers. It was turning into a conservative lifestyle and the beats wanted a way of showing that there writings would make an impact of what and how they thought of society and postwar....   [tags: American society, art, war, writing, culture]
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The Lost Generation - I am very drawn to The Lost Generation literary moment. One reason is my father was born in 1931. I remember growing up hearing the stories my family would tell about what life was like then. I also loved looking at old family photographs from that time period. Some of my favorite stories were of the prohibition, and my grandfather boot legging during that time in the northern woods of Wisconsin. The Lost Generation was from the time period of the 1920’s and 30’s. These were American writers who were living and writing in Paris immediately after World War I (American Novel)....   [tags: American History]
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The Work Ethic of the Greatest Generation and Modern Generation - In the article, “The Way We Worked”, Tom Brokaw describes his fathers and other individuals’ work ethic during the Greatest Generation. The Greatest Generation took place during World War II and the Great Depression. Brokaw points out that the Greatest Generation was a generation known for their capacity of work, “As I researched the lives of the men and woman who came of age in the Great Depression, went through World War II, and built the country we know today, I was struck by how many of them went to work in their early teenage years....   [tags: The Way We Worked by Tom Brokaw] 808 words
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Leadership and Communication: How Each Generation Communicates - ... How Each Generation Communicates Each generation’s culture, technology, society, media, and life events have a significant impact on the way they perform. “A person’s generation is a highly influential factor that we all recognize, at least instinctively, when we talk and listen to individuals of a generation different from our own. For these reasons, people who grow up during the same era tend to be exposed to many of the same stimuli from the surrounding culture through the news, media, music, and other cultural factor”....   [tags: generations, background, motivation]
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Effects of the Generation Gap in Agriculture - A rapid increasing population of people develops an even faster increasing population of people that go hungry each day. Agriculturists are continuing to improve their techniques for a constant change in technology to keep up with the growing population. How do we solve this problem. Many think it is as simple as growing more food; but simply growing more food is not so easy. To grow the abundant amount of food that will be need to feed the 9 billion people in 2050 will take: time, patience, education, and everyone working together....   [tags: abolishing the stereotypes of agruculturists]
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Influential Poets of the Beat Generation - The Beat Generation of poets was created by a group of poets in the 1950s that were part of a new culture in literature. They chose to use their experiences in their writings which were widely criticized as well as loved by many readers. Two of the most influential Beat Poets of that Generation of writers were Allen Ginsberg and Lawrence Ferlinghetti. The Beat Generation poetry was the first poets to write about non-conventional subjects as well as using different forms of expression in their works....   [tags: American History, Poetry]
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The Beat Generation: A Cultural Revolution - The Beat Generation: A Cultural Revolution In the 1950's, society's prudish view on art was drastically altered. If not for this era, art (literature, music, and fashion) would not be as exceptional as it is today. Prior to the beat generation, the conformists of America censored everything; freedom of expression was unheard of. The Beat Generation, blooming in the 1950's, inspired a group of people whose unparalleled creativity shaped the worlds definition of art today. It sparked an interest in people and encouraged uniqueness and the idea of being open to new experiences....   [tags: beat poetry, drugs, inmorality]
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Literary Works of The Lost Generation - The time after the World War I. was not the best one and why do we know it. It is partly because of the group of writers called the Lost Generation who had experienced the war and the life after and did an amazing job with giving the deep information about their time. This work deals with the characteristics of the Lost Generation’s works. In the first part of my essay I am going to describe the postwar period’s time. In the second part I will tell you who the lost generation was. In addition I will describe a life and topics of authors whose text I selected....   [tags: Life after the World War I]
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Generation Y: Frugality with Personality - “Where did you get your shirt?” a classmate would inquire. “Oh, I have had this so long that I don't even remember where we bought it,” I would reply. Most children raised in single parent homes can remember buying their school clothes from a used clothing store, and most can remember lying when people asked them where they bought the item. Ashamed of the poverty of my family, I would lie when interrogated about the origin of my clothes. In recent times though, the mentality of buying clothes from thrift stores has changed and the connotation of thrift has been replaced with a sense of frugality....   [tags: American Society]
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I Apologize for My Generation - Throughout the twentieth and now the twenty first century, each American generation has taken on an identity of its own, shaped by the circumstances that surround it during its most seminal years. It is also an American tradition for clever Madison Avenue types to attach a nickname to each generation that embodies its most weighty attribute; the “Baby Boomers” after the post-war spike in childbirth, which lasted almost two decades. The “Greatest Generation” was branded due to the overwhelming hardships that generation overcame in order to deliver a more prosperous and safer nation to its successors....   [tags: informative essay] 1115 words
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The Millenial Generation and Technology - The recession has caused every one-in-eight older Millennials to return back home to their parents” (3). It is not because they want to, but because it is their only option. According to Richard Fry, a Senior Research Associate at Pews Research Center, the total number of older Millennials living at home is a record 21 million in 2012. There are several factors that cause them to return back to their parents, such as a declining employment rate and rising college enrollment fees. Fry additionally states that "the unemployed Millennials were more inclined to be existing with their guardians, (45%) contrasted with utilized Millennials( 29%)" (A Rising Share of Young Adults)....   [tags: Millenials, Jordans, technology]
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Generation Gap and Marriage - (I don’t like the sound of the Intro rethink the first sentence) the generational gap happens with each generation born within our society. In the recent times this gap has started to show an increase towards common law marriage and away from legal marriages. This is the idea (What idea?) of the generation gap that the children change because of things the new generations have seen their parents go through. About one third of today’s young adults who marry will devorce before they reach their 10th anniversary.” (BjorkLund, 2011, p....   [tags: Divorce, Religion, Economy]
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Generation Y - There are many generations in society such as Traditionalist, Baby Boomer, Generation X, Y, and Z. Generation Z is the youngest generation in the list. However, in any work place, Generation Y, which is known as an Echo Boomers or Millenniums, is the youngest. No one knows how it emerged, but it began in 1998 and ended in 2006. The people in this era were born between 1977 and 1994, which is my generation. In the United States, there are seventy one million Generation Y-ers, which takes up the largest part of population....   [tags: Social Issues]
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Youth Generations: The Echo Boomers - Generation “Y” has many things about them that makes them just a little different form all their predecessors. These people are known to be very ambitious, computer savvy, and exceedingly technically capable. But other than these three very prominent characteristics they have lower education standards, a feeling of entitlement and are extremely dependent of their parents. However with this unique combination of characteristics this large group of people has turned into an entire generation that strives to be so much more than its predecessors....   [tags: peter pan, generation y, technology]
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Generation Stereotypes - Every person belongs to a generation: you associate yourselves with a particular set of people usually based on age such as “Baby Boomers” from 1946 to 1964, “Generation X” from 1965 to 1979, and “Millennials” from 1980 to 2000, (Smola, 364). Parents’ generations differ from their children, and sometimes within their significant other. My parents, separated by two years, are both considered “Baby Boomers”, and my sister and I, also separated by two years are both considered “Millennials”. “Generation X” separates our generations, and as you can assume there are many differences between the two: “Baby Boomers” experienced the immense development of the economy and education (Kupperschmidt, 4...   [tags: Culture ]
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The impacts of the Stolen Generation on Australian Life - ... The Stolen Generation has impacted Aboriginal Australian life drastically and Australian’s history and is often portrayed in the media and in movies such as Rabbit Proof Fence. Only in recent years have we seen the recognition that the stolen generation deserves and the essential part it has play in the struggle of Aboriginal rights. Since the end of the stolen generation, numerous organisations and government agency has come out and said sorry for what happened for seventy years and as a result Aboriginal rights are becoming more apparent....   [tags: history, shock and anger] 1604 words
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Examining Habits and Patterns of Generation Y - Question 1: Generation Y is the subculture that watches the least amount of television and therefore are not exposed to as many commercials as other groups. What can marketers do to efficiently communicate with this group. Marketers in the twenty first century often have to think outside of the square when trying to promote or present a product in today’s market. Reflecting upon Australia’s economic state ‘ marketing becomes more important during an economic downturn as consumer spending decreases and overproduction and surplus result’....   [tags: Social Studies]
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The Marketing Industry and Generation X and Y - From X to Y: The Generation Gap, and its Effects Introduction Generation X, children born between 1965 and 1976, the first generation of children defined as ‘latchkey’ (oxford, marketing 4th edition). Living in an era of “dual-income” families, Gen X children were often left alone, and thus developed a sense of independence, and resourcefulness. Unlike Baby boomers, where equality was a core value, Gen X experienced more cultural diversity, higher levels of education, with some even attaining college degrees....   [tags: baby boomers, cultural diversity, milennial]
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The Lost Generation: Hardships of WWI Veterans - In the years after the Great War, America rose to become a global power, symbolic of wealth and everything that came with it. Frivolous spending was a common thing to expect in the years between World War 1 and the Great Depression. Luxury was no longer a commodity solely for the upper-class during the roaring 1920's. All throughout, the United States was booming. The return of the veterans from Europe was of course celebrated by all, but there was a certain coterie that were troubled in discovering tranquility in a country that was still commemorating it's upset over the Central Powers....   [tags: Post-World War, Ernest Hemingway]
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The Beat Generation - The “beat movement” is a literary period born out of World War II. This movement in American Literature has become an important period in the history of literature and society in America. Characterized by personal alienation and contempt for convention, the movement celebrated stylistic freedom and spontaneity. The Beat writers created a new vision of modern life and altered the nature of awareness in America. The Beat Generation was one of the first groups of writers to break down the barriers of traditional literature and set a precedent for future writers with their writing style, their way of life, and by the messages they portrayed....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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A Generation of Keyboarders - As personal computers invade every aspect of our lives, I fear that a new generation of young people is eschewing “live” conversation I should have recognized it several years ago. At the time, I was the manager of a group of production schedulers in a manufacturing plant. Several young charges reported to me. Two of them had adjoining offices. What better physical setup for communicating, I thought, since their respective areas of responsibility frequently overlapped. I thought nothing of it when I frequently received copies of their emails to others; it’s usually a good idea to keep the boss informed....   [tags: Electronic Communication] 921 words
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Dissolution of the theory of Spontaneous Generation - Spontaneous generation is the belief that some life forms are created from non-living things. It was an accepted theory to explain the creation of living things since the times of the ancient Romans to the early nineteenth century, when people began to become more skeptical of this idea. By the 20th century, spontaneous generation was known to be an incorrect theory. The reason it was known to be incorrect, primarily, was because of four scientists: Francesco Redi, John Needham, Lazzaro Spallanzani, and Louis Pasteur....   [tags: essays research papers] 691 words
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Generation Gap: The Gap between Parents and Children - "The great model of affection of love in human beings is the sentiment which subsists between parents and children." as time goes by, things change. What was popular, and normal, in the 70s has changed. The older generation always wonder what had gone wrong with the younger generation and the younger generation also wonder why parents can`t understand their needs. The don`t know how to deal with the differences between each others and that has lead to a gap between parents and children. The interests ,food, habits ,slang , entertainment and also the way of thinking of the younger generation differs from the older generation....   [tags: difference, interests, entertainment] 555 words
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Writing and Reading for a New Generation - “Writing and Reading for a New Generation” In the past decade, the Internet has taken over. Everyone from young children to senior citizens can communicate, send e-mail, or look up any bit of information in seconds. Because of the overwhelming shift to Internet technology and communication, many aspects of writing have been forever changed. Writers often write differently for the Internet than they do for a physical publication. Readers often read differently on the Internet than physically written text....   [tags: Internet Cyberspace Web Essays]
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Generation X: Social, Political, and Economic Issues - A. Describe Generation X. What social, economic, and political issues affected this generation. To quote myself in an earlier class, Generation X was socially retarded at first. Nearly half of all marriages ended in divorce, resulting in a life of “joint custody, visitation rights, and weekend fathers” (Zemke, et al, pg. 94). Add to this the need for their parents to have dual incomes (whether together or separate), and you’re left with kids that ultimately had to become self-reliant above all else....   [tags: politics, post-vietnam war]
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The Music Of Generation X - The Music of Generation X Since the beginning of time the human beings have adored the soothing sounds of music. Music has affected the way people have behaved and dressed throughout different periods of time. Different groups have been formed based upon their preference in music. Take for an example in the music of my generation, Generation X, there are several different groups oriented by music. In Generation X punks, gangs, alternative people, ravers, hippies, and pop rockers have all been labeled into groups by their preference of music....   [tags: essays research papers] 955 words
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Baby Boom Generation Contributes to Canadian Society - Contribution to Canadian Society in the 1950s by the Baby Boom Generation In Canada, over 400,000 babies were born annually from 1945 to 1965, which increased Canada’s population rate by 20% (“Canadian”). This period in Canadian history occurred after the Second World War when millions of men returned home to their families or immigrated to other countries with their war brides. Some ended up settling in Canada which dramatically increased the birth rate; their experience and survival of the war caused them to realize how important life is, instigating them to have as many children as they can support bringing about the group of people now referred to as the Baby Boom Generation....   [tags: immigrate,suburban, economy] 922 words
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Generation View Of Reality - Generation’s View of Reality Ben Stiller’s 1994 film, Reality Bites, portrays the broad based struggles of America’s twentysomethings through a lighthearted glimpse into the lives of the movie’s main characters. Four friends, recently graduated from college, find themselves over-educated and under-employed, a theme reiterated in the lives of many Generation Xers according to critic Marilyn Gardner. She states, “unemployment is higher for those under 25 then it is for the workforce as a whole.” (pg....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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The Lost Generation - Life in the USA after World War I After World War I the world was changed forever. During World War I the world rapidly transformed by new technologies and moreover, owing to them the war had a bigger affect on people; the total number of casualties was over 37 million of both, military man and civilians. World War I lasted many years and by the end there were not only millions of casualties but also millions of man who were affected by horrors of battle. War had forced the generation to grow up quickly, and for those, who had spent years in trenches, war was all they really knew....   [tags: literature, Faulkner, Hemingway, Gertrude Stein]
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The Greatest Generation - ... Ploesti at that time produced more than one third of all Axis Powers oil (Miller). The operation itself was a deeply flawed plan with the best of intentions. On the morning of August 1, 1943 178 B-24 Liberator heavy bombers formed into a makeshift attack force lifted off from Benghazi, Libya to fly across the Mediterranean Sea for the attack. The attack itself was confused and haphazard. The end result was an abysmal failure. Only 88 bombers, most of which were damaged returned to their airfields (Miller)....   [tags: children of the Great Depression]
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The Unhealthy Generation - The Unhealthy Generation In 1940, a small, but extremely innovative restaurant opened. This restaurant offered food at an unheard of pace, and a cheap price. Over time, the founder, a man named Ray Croc, would turn this restaurant into the single largest fast food restaurant in the world, and, in turn, gave birth to the entire global fast food industry. All because of a little restaurant, called McDonald’s. Now my entire generation has been subjected to the products of an ad campaign with a yearly price of about $1.2 billion....   [tags: Health] 1090 words
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Generation X - "What. The land of the free. Whoever told you that is your enemy...Yes I know my enemies They're the teachers who taught me to fight me Compromise, conformity, assimilation, submission Ignorance, hypocrisy, brutality, the elite All of which are American dreams." (Know Your Enemy, Rage Against the Machine) Perhaps this explains some of Generation X, as they have come to be called, or perhaps it open up more questions. I’d like to share what I’ve learned about Gen X from people who are part of that Generation....   [tags: essays research papers] 693 words
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Generation X - When walking to any class on the University of Oregon campus I can almost promise that you will be asked to sign some petition, support some group, or register to vote in your current county. In fact, the University of Oregon campus makes political involvement look alive and well amongst Generation Xers. Does the U of O reflect what most of Generation X feel about American politics, or if you were to go to a different university would you see another side of Generation X’s political involvement....   [tags: Papers] 1284 words
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Baby Boomer Generation - Baby Boomers are the most powerful demographic group in history. Businesses thrives or fails based on their ability to keep pace with the likes and dislikes of this economic powerhouse known as the baby boomers. At 76 million strong, boomers have the influence to rule the marketplace and make sure they keep a place set just for them as the largest generation. Due to its large size, the Baby Boom generation has had a significant impact on society, business, and the economy. The impact of the generation has been felt in all areas of consumer spending, from increased sales of baby products when they were young; to rising demand for houses as they set up their own households; to growth in ret...   [tags: American History] 1066 words
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Fifth Generation Computers - Fifth Generation Computers      Ever since computers first came into production, they have been evolving. The Commodore 64 and Apple computers have dominated the very first computer market. Today, there are many companies in the computer industry fighting for technology supremacy. And since the beginning, every new generation of computers has dominatedover the old ones. When they first came out, each jump in technology took awhile, but nowadays, the technology changes daily. Fifth generation computers are overall much better than the previous generation....   [tags: Technology Computer Essays] 1285 words
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Educating Tomorrow’s Generation - Educating Tomorrow’s Generation Education is defined as the act or process of educating a person. With that in mind, what is the best way to go about providing an education for tomorrow’s generation. First, the way to educate a person is to teach them. The purpose of education is to provide students with the knowledge they will need to have a successful future. When it comes to the way to educate kids I agree with John Dewey and Progressivism, which basically says we are suppose to assist with the growth of individuals....   [tags: Philosophy Education] 761 words
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Causing Generation X - Teenagers wasting 2.3 million dollars worth of gas a year driving around the same block. Kids at the mall for the sole purpose of shop-lifting. Underage consumption parties. Stealing lawn ornaments. These are just some of the effects of Generation X growing up. The main cause of this destruction of youth is the crumbling of families. No more “Wait until your father gets home from work and ask him'; but “I wonder if we’re going to see a child support check before Christmas.'; With the divorce rate skyrocketing, us kids are feeling more like burdens than blessings....   [tags: essays research papers] 671 words
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Paris in the 1920’s – “The Lost Generation” - Paris in the 1920’s – “The Lost Generation” Between the end of the First World War and Hitler's seizure of power a cultural explosion occurred in Paris that altered our notions of art and reality and shaped our way of viewing the world ever since. In the 1920's, Paris became the undisputed international capital of pleasure and was regarded as the cultural and artistic center of Europe with a reputation for staging one of its most glamorous eras, as well as some of the most spectacular revues in the world....   [tags: History France Paris Fitzgerald Hemingway Essays]
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The First Law of Thermodynamics - ... Refrigerators - The second main application of 1st Law in which the objective of a refrigerator is to lower the internal energy of a body at low temperature and transfer that energy to the higher temperature surroundings [3]. It requires work to do this. The medium for the energy exchange is a working fluid that circulates in a loop through a number of devices. These devices exploit to increase and eliminate energy from the working fluid. As the refrigerant circulates around the loop, its internal energy is alternately raised and lowered by a series of device....   [tags: heat engine, converstion, energy] 650 words
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The True Hero of the Lost Generation - Society tells people that if they go to war and fight for their country, they are heroes. Every generation has war heroes that sacrificed a great deal. Many heroes die fighting for their nation while other heroes survive and have to live with post-traumatic symptoms either stimulated by physical and/or mental trauma. Ernest Hemingway, an expatriate of World War I, recognizes the effects of the war has on soldiers and effectively captivates the heroes’ distress, alienation, and detachment in The Sun Also Rises through his writing style....   [tags: Hemingway's The Sun Also Rises] 1718 words
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The Second Generation Education in Molenbeek - In the 1960s, Molenbeek, one of the nineteen municipalities of Brussels, was known as the attraction point for industrial opportunities to non-European immigrants, especially for Moroccans and Turks. Given their role in the production process, these migrants occupied low skilled jobs; their education was elementary. After industrial declination, these ethnic groups changed their attitude towards education and their presence in education increased evidently. Nevertheless consequently performance gap between natives and non-natives in education is still noticeable in this context....   [tags: Education in Molenbeek]
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Jack Kerouac and The Beat Generation - ... Jack Kerouac is inspired to communicate essential realities that America is not exposed too and he finds these truths in Tristessa. He writes deliberate prose in this novel to give it a more authentic expression in order to better develop what he is trying to let America know. Death is a phenomenon that many do not understand in America. America tells many that life should be lived in a certain way in order to live life to its fullest before death comes creeping along. Humans create this false pursuit of happiness before they leave this world....   [tags: born to die, Tristessa's stories]
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The Hippie Generation Changed the World - These young people were growing their hair long, participating in free love, and flexing their flower power. The hippie generation was not all about rebelling againsed their parents or doing drugs and having sex, Hippies are people who believe that the way to peace is love. They believe that in order to love one another it is important that they accept one another for who they are but the people in their time others did not see this. They just saw kids that were breaking the law. They did many wild things that people other than the hippies frowned upon like, doing many different drugs and experimenting with sex, listening to loud music and holding war protests....   [tags: Hippies, ] 703 words
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The Destruction of a Complete Generation - The dictionary defines war as “a state or period of armed hostility or active military operations”, but soldiers in Erich Maria Remarque’s powerful World War One novel All Quiet on the Western Front would be able to tell one otherwise. In the preface statement to the novel Remarque declares, “It [the book] will try simply to tell of a generation of men who, even though they may have escaped shells, were destroyed by the war.” The soldiers start to be destroyed thoroughly as they continue to lose all hope, humility and any previous ties to their former lives....   [tags: History, War] 2169 words
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The No Winners, No Losers Generation - “Tro-phy; noun: A cup or other decorative object awarded as a prize for a victory or success” (Oxford Dictionary). Not too long ago, some well-meaning person or persons made a decision that would greatly impact today’s generation of kids. They decided that we needed to give all children a trophy for only simply participating. There became an unwritten rule that it was "wrong" to celebrate winning, because it would hurt the losers' feelings. Now days a team who goes undefeated in a youth sport will receive a trophy, but so will all the children who came in last place and did not win a single game....   [tags: self-esteem, trophies, failure]
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Psychologists: The New Generation of Scientists - New Generation Scientists. “Psychologists study mental processes and human behavior by observing, interpreting, and recording how people and other animals relate to one another and the environment.”(U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics) Psychologists devote their time to helping others whether its in a well known firm or a local school. In their work, psychologist have four goals. Psychologists are one of the best paid careers in industry but it doesn’t come cheap. Psychologists have the opportunity to work at some of the top companies today, but getting there can be a task all by itself....   [tags: behavior, thoughts, environment]
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The Benefits of the Current Generation - My daily schedule is to wake up, go to class, do homework, eat and hang out with my friends. I think my life is too boring and I was really surprised when I heard my parents talk about their childhood, I was jealous of them. Said by Tran (personal communication, March 2, 2014), children could go out with their friends without permission because they just needed to go to class in the afternoon and so on. Sometimes, I wish I could swap my life with that of my parents. However, I realize that a teenager’s life today is better than in my parent’s time because of the country’s status, food resources, education and health care....   [tags: Government, Education, Health Care, Economy]
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Talkin’ About the 60s Generation - When people think of the 1960s, the one word that’s bound to come out of their mouths is “marijuana”. However, this is not the only thing the 60s had to offer us. The generation of the 1960s was a big leap forward in free speech and thought, technology, literature, music, and language. Two popular literary figures of the 1960s were Harper Lee and Gwendolyn Brooks. Harper Lee wrote the book To Kill a Mockingbird which was about racial inequality in Alabama in the 1930s. (“Harper”) The book helped to open the eyes of the white population in America to the problems African-Americans faced in their everyday lives....   [tags: American Culture]
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Trifles and the Lost Generation - The very origin of the term the “Lost Generation”, is lost. The true story floats somewhere in the memories of Earnest Hemingway, Gertrude Stein, and a French car garage owner, but there are two different versions of the story, both experienced by Stein and retold by Hemingway (Mellow 273). The phrase, the Lost Generation, is a unifying term that captures the simple themes of isolation and hopelessness, similar to the emotions society experienced in between the two world wars. However, only a limited number of works identify under this label....   [tags: Susan Glaspell]
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The Next Generation at Risk - Technology has been around for several years and is still advancing today. First introduced during the 1800's Industrial Revolution, where people began working in factories and cities. Now people in the 21st century are experiencing a new revolution where technology has practically taken over. However, one place where technology is missing, is in schools. The problem is that educators do not have enough resources to integrate technology in every classroom. Then, there are policymakers, placing education at the bottom of their priorities....   [tags: technology, education, policymakers, failure]
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Green Energy: The Next Generation - Green Energy: The Next Generation Purcell Schools should transform all their schools to use “green” energy and environmentally-friendly products. It would not only be better for the school and community, but would also be profitable for the school system. Although it does cost a little more a year on a bill, it will actually, in the grand scheme of things, cost less in the near future. That would mean, as a school system and community, it would enable a better technology program for the school, more field trips, new textbooks, and even a much better salary for our very underpaid teachers and administrators....   [tags: Energy ]
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Difficulties that Generation Y Faces - Generation Y has been through an array of difficulties. Drug abuse is one of the issues teens are faced with everyday. Not only narcotic drugs, but also prescription drugs and over the counter medications have been used and abused. Drugs have gotten easier to acquire throughout the years. Generation Y has had many teens be affected by media messages and how they project an image of sex to the viewers. What are the reasons behind drug abuse. People from all walks of life have been victims of drug abuse....   [tags: Drugs]
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The Generation Gap In India - As time goes on a gap is created between the past generations and the current generations. This gap between men in the 1950s and the men now (2009) are similar and different in terms of the roles they play, their attitudes towards society, women and work, and their identities. The root to the generation gap in India is due to the influence of media especially television and movies have caused people to look up to the characters and strives to act like them, which reinforce gender stereotypes and identities....   [tags: India] 1293 words
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The History of Computer Development - ... The UNIVAC was the first commercial computer created and sold to a client that is, the U.S. Census Bureau in 1951. Then came the second generation (1956-1963) of computer that was the Transistors. Transistors replaced the vacuum tubes of the 1st generation computing device and ushered to the second generation of computer device. The transistor was invented in 1947.But unfortunately they did not see widespread use in computers only until the late 1950s.The transistor was far more superior than the 1st generation vacuum tube, and allowing computers to become even more cheaper, faster, smaller, greater energy-efficient and more reliable than their first-generation predecessors....   [tags: generation of computers, powerful, cheaper] 609 words
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Ideals of the Revolutionary Generation - “The riot of August 26, {1765 inflicted by The Stamp Act} was one small episode in a series of events that launched a half-century of popular protest and political upheaval throughout the Western World” (Foner 175). One that ultimately led to the Independence of the United States and new schools of thought of how government should be created by the people it stands to protect. This was an incredible breakthrough that continues to lead to prominent discussions and debates nearly 400 years later. The Age of the Revolution had begun and “liberty was its rally cry” (Foner 175)....   [tags: Stamp Act, American History, Revolution]
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Shaping a Generation on LSD - The 1960’s wouldn’t have been the same without L.S.D., which changed the culture of America. The change happened due to the discovery of L.S.D. (acid) by a Swiss chemist know as Albert Hofman in November 16, 1938. The find was discarded for five years till Albert decided to come back to L.S.D. he thought that it held medical use but wasn’t yet explored toughly. During his research Albert absorbed acid through his hands by accident, this was the first time acid was ever felt by a human being. Twenty years later chemists all over the world are making the drug....   [tags: medcial, acid, drug] 654 words
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How the Generational Characteristics and Digital World We Live In Will Affect the Type of Teacher I Become. - Generational characteristics and the digital world will influence the type of teacher an individual becomes in a number of ways. The digital world has a huge impact on teaching and learning (Howell, 2012), and will consequently affect the type of teacher a person becomes. The generational characteristics of Generation X give them a unique insight into an education without technology (Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2009 & Dunn, 2011) and one rich with technology, and subsequently an understanding of the benefits and disadvantages of both....   [tags: technology, generation X]
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The Impact on Society of the Entitlement Effect - The issue of entitlement elevated in the 1980’s and led to a whole generation of youth thinking someone owes them; migrating from the thought process ingrained in previous generations. This era generally has an exaggerated sense of self importance that is not commensurate with their actual level of achievement. Every generation changes, adjusts in many ways due to the influence from the previous generation. In an effort to co-exist, adult generations tend to relax or over adjust on morals, values, and ethics passed down from their parents....   [tags: Generation Y Entitlement]
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The Removal of Children from Aboriginal Parents in Australia - Focus Question 1- Why did the Australian Government decide to take the children and what led up to this. The Australian Government believed that in the early 1900’s in order to maintain white culture they should subject all indigenous to their beliefs. The removal of children from Aboriginal parents was not a new idea, it had been happening for almost a decade before becoming the Stolen Generation. The removal policy was stepped up with the introduction of the assimilation policy. The whites believed that they were the dominant culture and their way of life and culture was the only way....   [tags: stolen generation, removal policy] 630 words
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Multi-generational Households: Financial and Emotional Building Blocks - The Sandwich Generation refers to middle –aged adult children, usually between the ages of 35 and 59, who find themselves taking care of their elderly parents along with their own adolescent children, often under the same roof. Multiple generations living under one roof is a common occurrence in other countries such as South Africa and India; it is only recently that it has been re-introduced as common in the United States. Factors such as today’s economic state, home foreclosures, the declining job market, single parent households and the increase in life expectancy are a few key factors that have contributed to the rise in multi-generational households in the United States....   [tags: sandwich generation, eldery parents]
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Renaissance to Postmodernism: The Beatnik Impact - The Beatnik Impact From the Renaissance to Postmodernism, many writers have experimented and challenged the form, style, and content of both poetry and prose. A majority of these writers can be grouped into a certain period that influenced or highlighted their work. These past writers were inspired by the world around them whether it was societal changes or their personal lives. When similar styles of writing occur from multiple writers during a time, that time becomes known as a period such as the Romantic Period or the Modern Period....   [tags: writers, beat generation, kerouac]
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Facilitating Learning Is Necessary for Distance Education - ... - The content of program is provided and managed by an organization. - All requirements of system are well defined. - Measuring of learning output for improving its performance. Media is an important factor for teaching in distance learning. They are some basic comprehensions that the instructors collaborating in distance learning should aware of them. This includes the knowledge of using new instructional and communication technologies. Distance learning makes it possible to learn without attending in classrooms....   [tags: computer, generation, media] 630 words
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Ads/Promotions of 2nd Generation Over the Counter Non-Sedating Antihistamines - The ads/promotions I have chosen to discuss are 2nd generation over the counter non-sedating antihistamines for the relief of seasonal or perennial allergic rhinitis. Allergic rhinitis is broken down into two types, seasonal or perennial. Seasonal allergic rhinitis occur in spring, summer and/or early fall due to increased levels of pollen from trees, grasses, or weeds, and or growth of mold spores. Perennial allergic rhinitis causes year-round symptoms with the culprit generally being sensitivity to dust mites in the home, animal dander from household pets, and cockroaches and/or mold spores found within the home or office....   [tags: marketing campaigns]
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