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The Significant Factors To Building Brand Awareness - The review of relevant literature is to identify what's brand awareness and how to carry out in strategic marketing, and consumers' behavior. The study prove that the significant factors on brand awareness as a perception of product, service, and image of the company and has a tremendous effect on consumers’ evaluation of system results. From reading all of the relevant journals, it is understandable that the significant factors on building a successful brand image and awareness is consumers and their relationship with the brand, company, service and the product....   [tags: Branding, marketing, ]
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Building the Hastings Bypass - Building the Hastings Bypass Introduction ============ The Hastings bypass is a proposed route, which will go around the area surrounding Bexhill and Hastings in order to reduce congestion and traffic problems along the Bexhill rd route. The Bexhill rd route is usually very busy and almost congested nearly every time of the day, as it is the only way of going anywhere from Hastings to Bexhill, Eastbourne and Brighton. Which causes potential problems for many other business and economic groups, such as freight services and green peace (as the proposed site goes through land which has protected species within)....   [tags: Free Essays] 380 words
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Graduation Speech: Building County High School - When I first began school in this district at County Junior High in seventh grade, I had no idea that I, along with my classmates, would have the privilege of building the New High School. Of course I don't mean the physical, brick-by-brick building; I mean the building of High School's spirit, the tradition of pride and achievement that permeates every brick, every part of our school. I had no idea what impact we would have in both the academic and athletic realms. Our group activities have fought for and won honors that can be envied by every other school....   [tags: Graduation Speech, Commencement Address] 382 words
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Building A Computer - Building a computer Building a computer can be a useful skill in today's world. It allows you to help yourself get what you want and save some money. It's also becoming a good skill to have for work. You can help businesses build computers. The first thing to do is to research what kind of computer you want. If you just want to write documents, you will probably need a less powerful computer. If you play games and/or design art you will want a more high-end computer. Once you have decided what kind of computer you want, you should look up prices on the Internet, ads, and local stores....   [tags: essays research papers] 386 words
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The History of the Building of the Coliseum in Rome - The story of the Coliseum began in Rome, Italy in 80 AD. The Emperor at the time was a man by the name of Vaspacian, who decided to build the greatest attraction of the world. The short film evolves around the story of the Gladiators who performed in the Coliseum. Slaves - a word derived from the captured people being known as Slavs', were auctioned off, many to cut rock for the building projects in central Rome. Thousands of slaves came into Rome and were sent to the rock cutting quarries and thousands more died under the harsh treatment they received....   [tags: Free Essays] 400 words
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Independence: Building a New Nation 1947-1977 - Independence: Building a New Nation 1947-1977 In 1942, after the considerable pressure of Mahatma Gandhi's "Quit India" campaign and needing to maintain Indian support against Japanese troops advancing on India's Eastern border, Sir Stafford Cripps proposed a new constitution to the Indian National Congress, including the right of the new government to secede from the Commonwealth. The proposal was rejected but the arena of independence had been opened and, in 1946, after the defeat of the Japanese in Hiroshima and Nagasaki, local and provincial elections were held....   [tags: Essays Papers] 416 words
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Building Foundations for Friendships- Personal Narrative - Building Foundations for Friendships- Personal Narrative From the time that we are very small children, we begin to build our foundations for friendships. Clearly, friendships are an important part of life, whether it exists in childhood, adolescence, or adulthood. However, many people travel through life without the benefit of a true friend. Fortunately, I own the privilege of having two best friends, Angie and Kelvin. Despite the fact that they are complete opposites, Angie and Kelvin are of equally vital importance in my life....   [tags: Papers] 434 words
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Building the American Dream - Building the American Dream Well for my parents, the American Dream was to come to America and make a new life for themselves. Back in China things weren't so easy. Earning a living was difficult. My parents heard of America and its great opportunities and high standards of living and so they prepared to come to the United States. As children, my parents lived in a old area of Fukein, China. Their lives were not easy. They woke up early in the morning to go to school then came back home to do their chores like cleaning, washing, cooking, watching over their brothers and sisters and working on their small farm....   [tags: Personal Narrative Writing] 482 words
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Building VS Buying - Building Verses Buying Software applications are powerful tools in the battle to make businesses more efficient and effective. Many have tried to make do with commercial off-the-shelf software (COTS), only to find that their specific needs demanded professionally developed software. Others insist on reinventing the wheel by developing software in areas where vendors are offering an already mature, reliable and relatively cheap version to buy. There are some significant advantages to build-it-yourself software and systems....   [tags: Computers Technology Essays]
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War and Nation-Building - War and Nation-Building The term ‘nation-building’ is often defined as evolution rather than revolution, though it can mean different things to different people. As that reason, nation-building refers to give assistance in the development of governmental basic structure, civil society and economics in a dysfunctional or unstable country in order to increase stability. Therefore, War, which may lead to civil or global confusion, does not promote nation-building....   [tags: Papers] 516 words
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War Promotes Nation Building - War Promotes Nation Building War can promote nation building in various aspects. Politically, war can modernize the political system of a country; economically, war can encourage a huge number of industrial developments of a country; morally, war can destroy the evil ideas of the world. For the propose of this assignment, the following definition of nation building is provided: Nation building is the development or modernization of a country in political, economical, and/or social aspect(s)....   [tags: Papers] 517 words
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Team Building in the Health Care Setting - All successful organizations, corporations, and businesses today have mission and vision statements with a set of goals for their attainment, teams are formed when a group of people in the company shares the same goals (Team Technology, 2006). High quality health care delivery demands that all members of the team perform optimally every minute of the workday, patient’s lives depend on their ability to work closely together to solve to problems in any environment. Team building consists of activities or exercises to improve performance in the work place and strengthen the resolve of the team, critical elements of a health care team....   [tags: Business Management]
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The Cultural Heritage Site of the Anstey’s Building - About the Anstey’s building According to UNESCO, heritage is considered to be our legacy from the past, what we live with today and what we pass on to future generations. This extract will specifically examine the cultural heritage site of the Anstey’s building, but prior to that, one must first define what cultural heritage is or is conceived to be. Cultural heritage is an embodiment of sites or people, particular to this investigation, cultural heritage sites are portrayed through architectural designs which display a certain uniqueness of that particular building....   [tags: south africa, monumental art deco]
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Flying to the Unknown: Character Building Moment - There are character-building moments, I feel, in everyone’s life. Moments, which demand every part of one’s person, that demand for an entire allocation of one’s vital energies to that specific point of time, in which they present themselves. Coincidently, I have recently experienced one of those moments, one of which I’m proud to announce. However, I deem it necessary to provide a background of my struggle before I discuss the fruits of it. I began work at an early age, filling in the role that my father choose to abandon....   [tags: poverty, work, recession, labor] 522 words
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StartsWith App: Word Building Game - StartsWith App StartsWith app is the latest universal app compatible with iPhone, iPod touch and iPad created by New Horizon Media. It is a word-building game that keeps your interest along the way. Its updated version, StartsWith 1.4, was released on 26 August 2013. This application runs on iOS 5.0 or later, being optimized for iPhone 5. StartsWith app actually starts with the story of how the library of Alexandria has burnt. Consequently thousands of books, manuscripts and scrolls have been lost....   [tags: application, story, role, language, level] 533 words
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The Dubai Mall and The World Tallest Building - ... Bangkok ranked first with the most money spent. According to MasterCard’s latest update of Dubai spends a lot of money each year. Dubai has one of the largest malls in the world .Located in Dubai involves a downtown Dubai complex And 1,200 shops. Access to the mall is provided Street, rebuilt as a double-road in April. The Dubai Mall recorded a lot tickets sold for the Dubai Aquarium in the first five days, following its opening. The Dubai Mall hosted over 37 million visitors, and attracts more than 750 thousand visitors every week....   [tags: tourism, economic growth, cities] 544 words
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Building and Construction Regulations - Building Regulations Part A: Structural Safety Part B: Fire Safety...   [tags: safety, resistance, ventilation] 549 words
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Building Codes - Methods and Materials of Construction I Building codes are rules for the contractors, architects, and for the owner. Basically the codes are for to protect public safety, health, and welfare in construction and buildings. The building is a law that is amendments to the builders. With out the building codes we won’t be protected in buildings. Here are some of the buildings codes. Frost line is underground water in soil is expected to freeze. The depth is mostly depends on the location of the weather conditions in the area....   [tags: Construction] 550 words
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Tips for Building a HO Train Layout - Model railroading enthusiasts who are new to the hobby may find that setting up their first HO train layout seems to be rather challenging. However, with a few tips from veteran hobbyists, you can find yourself quickly building your layout. Then you will be able to build the great looking scenery with the best hobbyists around and you will be enjoying your layout to the fullest. One tip that helps many hobbyists is that a lot of HO scale layouts can fit in a 4-foot-by-8-foot sheet of plywood. Because a 4-by-8 can be cut down to fit just about anywhere and the benchwork to support it can be made from standard dimensional lumber, the 4-by-8 plywood sheet is extremely versatile for just about a...   [tags: Model Railroading]
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Building and Working with Computers - I grew up playing sports and enjoying it but always had a fascination with building and working computers since I was young. When I was thirteen years old I realized how much I enjoyed building and working with computers. This has become a growing interest for me and that is why I decided to take the step into the technological field. I built my first computer when I was thirteen realizing how much you can learn about the parts and the way they work within the computer. Building your own computer and fixing other peoples computers always brought me a sense of satisfaction and belonging....   [tags: Computers, career,] 567 words
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Architecture, Building and Construction - The things I learned about architecture are that if you want to practice architecture you must have experience with building structures. If you want to build a structure you must start building small structures so that they could see you have experience. When you become an architect you are full protected by the government. So when something goes wrong you are not accused. So you don't get your architect license taken away. When you are an architect you must build a model of the structure. The model must look alike as the real structure....   [tags: history, experience, structures] 580 words
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Correspondence is Crucial to Building Connections - ... Successful correspondence and authoritative viability are nearly related and influence one another. As per Harcourt, Krizan and Merrier (1996), supervisors use 95 percent of their work time to impart, while their subordinates to utilize 60 percent of their work time in different types of correspondence. An association must have a particular vision and mission to be conveyed and moved along. In the event that a correspondence issue happens in an association, then most likely smooth things work and heading of an association is impeded....   [tags: interpersonal communication, staff] 594 words
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Building a Rooftop Garden - Car exhaust. Seepage. Carbon dioxide. What do these three have in common. They are examples of nature’s enemies. Is there anything that can save us from this horror. Yes, there is. This method is all natural, biodegradable, and extremely fashionable. The solution is… Rooftop gardens. Our entire future is in a crisis, as we pollute our earth daily. Driving you car to work has enough exhaust to kill a child. Breathing in the air of Mumbai is the equivalent of smoking about 2 packs of cigarettes a day....   [tags: mesopotamia, roman times] 641 words
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Building Renovation of Former Industrial Land - Building Renovation of Former Industrial Land The exodus of industry from urban city areas and suburbanization create swaths of empty syntax in city urban texture. Moreover, minimum wage, part-time labor jobs will rise in the future due to the loss of full-time jobs (Ghirardo, 1996, p.208). To accompany this increasing demand for labor in downtown, these former industrial lands need to be renovated for reuse. While most corporations moved out to suburban or semi-rural areas, often called office parks, cities have begun to entice corporations back into the city center through the use of tax and financing incentives....   [tags: future city development] 641 words
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World Building: A Fun and Creative Hobby - World building can be a fun and creative hobby for those that have the patience required for the creative process. Good research and problem solving skills are required by anyone taking up this hobby. Many hours can be spent looking up information and details about a topic that is being incorporated into a design. The process many times will cause conflicts to arise within a design while it is being created which must be resolved before the project can be complete. Even the simplest of ideas can lead to hours of creative thinking and problem solving to make all the pieces fit just right....   [tags: hobbies] 644 words
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Tips for Building Muscles - ... Yоu саn аlѕо buy ѕоmе gym equipment аnd start а small gym fоr уоurѕеlf аt home. Lеt's look аt thе steps tо follow. Weight Training Weight training helps building muscles аnd lose extra fat. Everyday sweat іt оut іn thе gym fоr one hour, nоt less аnd nоt more thаn thаt. Weights put tension оn уоur muscles аnd activates numerous fibers, whісh іn turn accelerates thе muscle growth. Sо thе maximum number оr repetitions уоu do, thе maximum effect іt wіll have оn уоur muscles. Sets It іѕ necessary tо do weightlifting іn sets....   [tags: weights, methods, exercise] 645 words
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BUILDING A HOUSE - Building A House The process of building a house is a very complex and difficult task. In the following paragraphs, I will be explaining the many different steps that are required to build a house. The first thing in building a house is selecting a lot and lot preparation. The land has to be cleared of trees and brush and graded to ensure a level building area. This process is usually called excavating and grading. This is usually a very fast process but can be costly depending on the job....   [tags: essays research papers] 654 words
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a building that I love - My family lives in a detached house located in a cosy suburban neighbourhood in Vantaa. The building stands on a modest hill surrounded by mostly detached, but also by semi-detached and terraced houses. The altitude provides us with a magnificent view over a nearby valley and makes our own house look massive and very impressive indeed – almost monumental. We have a spacious garden and a private driveway. Judging by these facts you might think that our home is just another catalogue house of a fairly wealthy middleclass family....   [tags: Free Essay Writer] 663 words
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Building of a West Side Stadium - Building of a West Side Stadium In my opinion they should build the West Side stadium. It would give us a chance at the 2012 Summer Olympics as well as give us a chance at bringing the Jets to New York where they belong. It would also help open up job here in New York City for construction workers like myself and open up many opportunities for people all over the city. The building of the West Side stadium has been a hot topic of conversation for months now and the topic has not cooled off....   [tags: essays research papers] 676 words
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Building a Recreation Center Outline - Crux Argument I think our town needs to support the building of a recreation center rather than a detention center to reduce gang violence. The opportunity to save the troubled youth should not be forgone merely because we chose a facility over another one. Developing a Detention center will add to the problem of gang violence here in this town. Our youth will benefit more from a recreation center where they have the chance to use their energy in a positive way. The recreation center will create a socially stable environment to grow in....   [tags: Crux argument] 687 words
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Technology in Green Home Building - A cutting edge green home building technique that is taking the eco-friendly construction industry by storm is that of using earth-bags, or sandbags as they are more commonly known, to build new environmentally friendly structures. Earth-bags use the very dust of the earth to create an extremely durable structure that is in many ways better than brick construction. Earth-bags can be used to construct a green home in a manner of a few days using only barbed wire, dirt, and a few burlap or polypropylene bags as the main construction materials....   [tags: Earth-bag Construction]
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Building Leadership Skills - ... One such trait is intuition (Buchanan) as being able to anticipate needs and problems ahead of time gives the leader a great advantage. Compassion (Prive) is another trait often thought of as being a womanly trait—a lead needs to be willing to take people under his wing and help them become better people and better members of the team. Along with compassion, patience and empathy (Buchanan) are other emotionally charged traits often attributed to women that are very valuable when in a leadership position....   [tags: traits, styles]
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Social Capital's Roles in Community Building - Introduction Social capital plays a role in community building and economic development. Through grants, the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation supports research on issues related to poverty. In 1996, the Mott Foundation awarded two grants in hopes of refining and redirecting the approach to community building. First, a grant was awarded to Robert Putnam to lead academicians, advocates, and practitioners in the exploration of ways to generate social capital and ultimately strengthen civil society. Second, another grant was awarded to the National Civic League (NCL) to teach community-based organizations how to perform their own evaluations....   [tags: collaborations, networks, economics]
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American Enterprise Institute/Building Partnerships - AEI/ Building Partnerships According to the American Enterprise Institute’s (AEI) website, the organization “is a community of scholars and supporters committed to expanding liberty, increasing individual opportunity, and strengthening free enterprise” (AEI, 2013). It is nonprofit organization founded in 1938 and headquartered in Washington, DC (AEI, 2013). AEI prides itself for being nonpartisan, committed to open, independent thinking and research “on issues of government, politics, economics and social welfare,” as well as serving and educating the public (AEI, 2013)....   [tags: nonprofit, voluntary organization, NGO]
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Empathy and Non-Verbal Communication - Empathy develops overtime in a bonding relationship. Empathy is being able to understand the feelings another person is undergoing. In the Human Relationships Encyclopedia it states “empathy is a psychological phenomenon that at least temporarily unites the separate social entities of self and other.” (Human Relationships, 515) Two different types of empathy are cognitive and emotional empathy. Cognitive empathy is when a person tries to understand the feels of another, while emotional empathy is when people share similar emotions and feelings....   [tags: relationship building] 719 words
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Building a Foundation and Growing As Readers - I personally feel the interactive model would be the best choice for myself. In the top-down model, which I would use frequently, is the concept about reading for meaning. Comprehension is important; I feel if a student needs to skip a word or two that they don’t know it would be allowed, as long as they can grasp the meaning of the text. I also love that reading and writing are primarily the mode for instruction. This is useful, and helpful when teaching kids. It allows for repetition and practice of reading and writing....   [tags: Education/Reading] 738 words
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Designing and Building a Model of a Theater - Designing and Building a Model of a Theater Introduction: For my Design and Technology graphics project, I chose to design and build a model of a theatre because I am interested in drama and other aspects of theatre such as stage management and backstage work. Designing: During the last 2 years I have designed and built a model of a theatre. I chose to make this particular project because I love drama and act in shows with a local theatre group twice a year at the local theatre....   [tags: Papers] 745 words
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Lenovo: Building A Global Brand - In 1984, the same year that Compaq introduced a PC that included Intel’s new and more powerful 80386 class of microprocessors, beating IBM to market and Michael Dell began building IBM compatible computers in his college dormitory, Lenovo was form as a shop in a small concrete bungalow in Beijing with a mandate to commercialize the Academy’s research and use the proceeds to further computer science research. Lenovo first original product was the Legend Chinese-character card in 1987, which translated English-language operating systems into Chinese....   [tags: Business Analysis Strategy] 748 words
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About Residential Building Glass Film - About Residential Building Glass Film Adding glass film to a home is easy when you use the right product from a well-known manufacturer such as the 3M Company headquartered in Two Harbors, Minn. High quality window tinting materials ensure a homeowner receives long-term value for their home. Glass film is a newer product, and the 3M Company researchers are on the cutting edge of its development for various home uses including providing privacy, reducing utility bills and preventing sunlight damage....   [tags: window tinting, energy savings, safety] 755 words
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Building a Shopping Center on Private or Public Land in Saida - Building a Shopping Center on Private or Public Land in Saida This project is about investing $5,000,000.00 in building a shopping center on a private or public land in Saida. The construction of the building is about two years. Our company will operate this project for ten years starting the day when the mall is entirely finished. After ten years of operating the mall, the entire building will be transferred to the owners of the land and our company is expected to make a certain profit (as estimated in the income statement on page 4) To do so, it is very essential to follow the marketing plan of this study and consider all the relevant analysis....   [tags: Papers] 759 words
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Building the Puma Brand - Kotler and Keller describe branding as “endowing products and services with the power of a brand” (2009, p. 110). Puma is an exceptional global sports apparel brand producing high quality fashionable footwear, apparel, and accessories. In 1924, Rudolph Dassler established the Puma brand in Germany as a track and field sneaker company. Puma is a global company that has become a leader in the athletic apparel industry. Also, Puma has a great brand equity because of the company’s focus on innovation and design to produce high quality fashionable athletic products....   [tags: Business Analysis]
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A Guide to a Church Building - A Guide to a Church Building The church of Downside Abbey, otherwise known as the basilica of Saint Gregory, is the largest of the neo-gothic style churches built after the reformation. The church was constructed in three stages under the designs of different architects: the transept in 1882 by Dunn and Hansom, the choir in 1905 by Garner and the nave in 1925 by Scott. Central to the life of any Monastic community, the Abbey serves both the monastery and also the school that bears its name being home to around 50 monks of the Benedictine order....   [tags: Papers] 780 words
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The Ford Building Exposition of Model Vehicles - In the twentieth century Americans experienced the height of prosperity and the depths of poverty. After the period of the Roaring Twenties Americans entered into an era where arguably the effects are still felt today, the Great Depression. Throughout the country millions of Americans, cities, and states felt the weight of the depression as it robbed them of housing, employment, and their livelihood. It was in these bleak moments that were a space for the promotion of commodities still relevant to the lives of economically depressed individuals....   [tags: fair, exposition, building] 789 words
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Building Your Own PC - Building Your Own PC In the following paragraphs I will be instructing you step by step on how to build your own PC (Personal Computer). It is recommended that you have general knowledge on computers. This means that you need to know what the different parts are and what they do. The first thing that you want to do is to get all your tools and parts together. The tools that you will need are a Phillips screw driver and a ¼'; socket wrench. The basic parts that you must have are a motherboard (PC Board), a video card, a sound card, some RAM (Random Access Memory), a hard drive, a 3 ½'; floppy A drive, and a computer case....   [tags: essays research papers] 792 words
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Educational Building: Architectural Review - Establishing itself as a mediator between the public condition of its location and the intrinsic private aspect of its program becomes essential for the educational building proposed for the town of Smallville. The building offers a public space that serves as the main plaza of the town. The plaza directly engages the school and the town by the use of blade like walls that dissect the overall public space generating a multi layered condition that provides several levels of publicity, spanning from a collective and communal space to a more personal public space....   [tags: Architectural Comments] 793 words
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Steps to Building My Destiny - Steps to Building My Destiny In the article “The Professor Is a Dropout” written by Beth Johnson, she describes an inspirational life story created by Guadalupe Quintanilla who became an architect of her own destiny. Guadalupe Quintanilla, a first grade dropout, labeled retarded with a seemingly low IQ overcame extreme obstacles by hard work and persistence to achieve her success. In order for me to succeed, I will follow these three encouraging steps of motivation, dedication and determination that will help lead me in the right direction to succeed , and allowing myself to become an architect of my destiny in a career as a registered nurse....   [tags: Personal Ambition] 808 words
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Building Disney Land in Arizona - Building Disney Land in Arizona In the year 2030, the Golden State, also known as California, will sink in the sea due to an earthquake reading 10.0 on the rictor scale. All famous landmarks such as Hollywood, the Walk of Fame, the Golden Gate Bridge, and Disney Land, will be swallowed up. The main problem is where to rebuild Disney Land. Some people say that Disney would go well in Arizona since there isn't a whole lot to do there. They don't realize that certain problems will arise such as: Increased pollution, increased traffic, higher taxes, increased immigration, and increased tourism....   [tags: Papers] 818 words
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Matsushita Strength Building Process - 3. Matsushita strength building process In late 1980s, Matsushita had been able to take the opportunity from market changes and was successfully overtook Philips. As mentioned, the globalisation era shift electronics market competition from local fulfillment to global price competition. Compared to the Philips decentralized structures, the centralized Matsushita’s structure with its ability to respond to market opportunities enabled Matsushita to became global leader in this era. Firstly, while Philips autonomous subsidiaries lowered their speed of reaction, the Matsushita ability to adopt the innovation supported by its centralised structure was providing significant productivity....   [tags: global, structure, changes]
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Building blocks - Building blocks Building Blocks of a Family The short story "Teenage Wasteland" by Anne Tyler is a revealing story about the trials of a mother and her son. Donny is what is known as a problem child, and Daisy cannot to seem to figure out what his problem is. Through many attempts she tries to reach to him through counselors, and outside help. This story reveals a lack of communication, feelings of inadequacy, and lack of parental control. Daisy reminisces on what Donny used to look like....   [tags: essays papers] 846 words
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My Day with the Empire State Building - While standing outside the Empire State Building on Fifth Ave. and West 34th I am inspired by feelings of hope. The sheer beauty of the Empire State Building takes me aback. My eyes start at street level, I see inside the shops like Starbucks and Heartland Brewery, I see the people talking and drinking their piping hot cups of coffee. I can see little kids holding on to their mother’s legs asking for a cookie or a cupcake. Then, I slowly begin to lift my eyes higher; I am examining the black and silver awning that has aged gracefully with time....   [tags: hope, journey, mural] 855 words
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Model Train Building - The world of Model Train Building has grown greatly with the aid of computers and technology to enhance the fun of building. Technology has long been a part of Model Train building with the adding of lights, bells, and whistles to capture your interest and imagination. But with the latest generation of building comes the influx of technology and the computer. The computer brings along a new breed of builders who plan track layout, buy parts on the Internet, receive updated news, and chat with other enthusiast....   [tags: essays research papers] 860 words
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The Empire State Building - The Empire State Building is perhaps the iconic skyscraper. It has stood the test of time as a classic piece of art deco architecture, and has continued to dominate the city's skyline ever since its completion. Recently, the Empire State Building has gotten an update. There has been a new antenna put on and most notably are the new LED lights that illuminate the New York Skyline every night. So it got me thinking, what is something most people don't know about the Empire State Building. I could talk about the Astoria Hotel, which once stood where the Empire State Building sits now, the beautiful five story lobby, how a B-25 crashed into the building in 1945, that the building has been visite...   [tags: iconic skyscrapers, New York City landmarks] 861 words
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My Role as the Building Technology Contact - As the Building Technology Contact (BTC) for my school, I participate in establishing procedures and policies, and I help plan, budget, and implement resources for our school’s technology environment. As a degree-seeking student in the University of Alaska Southeast’s Educational Technology Masters Program, I have participated in a variety of professional development opportunities related to management of school facilities, technology resources, and purchases. As a BTC, I am often responsible for various aspects of the school’s technology facilities....   [tags: Personal Experience ] 864 words
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