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How To Rejuvenate A Mature Bus - The last two decades has seen a revolution in management accounting theory and practice due to the challenges of the competitive environment in the 1980s. Kaplan and Johnson (1987) identified the failings and obsolescence of existing cost and performance measurement systems which led to re-examination of traditional cost accounting and management control systems. Conventional financial and management accounting methods have developed primarily as a result of corporate legislation in the 1930s forcing companies to provide externally published financial accounts....   [tags: essays research papers] 2356 words
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Bus Rapid Transit: A Sustainable Approach to Mass Transit - Bus Rapid Transit: A Sustainable Approach to Mass Transit Transportation accounts for about 25% of fossil fuel consumption. One way to decrease the negative environmental effects of burning fossil fuels (e.g. smog and global warming) is to improve mass transit. An efficient mass transit system speeds travel time, cuts travel costs, and makes service more reliable. Consequently, it discourages the use of private vehicles, reducing fossil fuel consumption and emissions. A type of mass transit that has proven to be environmentally and socially successful in many cities across the world is Bus Rapid Transit....   [tags: Mass Transit Bus Public Transportation Essays]
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The Bus - The Bus I have this friend named Ted. Ted has an old school bus all spray-painted and beat up looking. This in and of itself is not that big a matter. What makes this bus different is he attached the top half of a Volkswagon van on top of the bus. This bus has been around for around fifteen years or so and has looked about the same if not worse the whole time. See, Ted used to live in this bus. It's a project he has been working on for some time now. Numerous people have asked him why he won't get rid of the ugly thing....   [tags: essays research papers] 1616 words
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The Bus - It's around 5:30am and I am still waiting for the bus to leave the station. I'm so excited about my trip to Texas. It seems very odd because I'm only on the bus with 3 other people; the bus driver and a mother and her young daughter. The Driver He is a short man with white wavy hair and a long white beard. He reminds me of Santa Clause but I am sure that Santa doesn't carry cigarettes in his shirt pocket like this guy does. He keeps looking in the mirror at the people on the bus; almost like he was analyzing them and judging them....   [tags: Descriptive Personal Narrative] 1376 words
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User Interface - ... Roy et. All, 2001 and Tucker, 2008 addressed the issue in their research paper. The aim of the paper is to minimized users’ look up time and makes e-commerce sites usable so visitors can quickly access information. Previous studies have shown the users are lack of confidence in the security of transactions, they are concerned about the confidentiality of their personal information and mistrust the partner-supplier. This is why most of e-commerce web page failed to serve it development purpose....   [tags: Information Technology ]
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The Bus Incident - Chapter Eight The Bus Incident. Hazy, lazy, summer days and the nights that followed. Shape my destiny. As a child it was playing swing ball in the garden, washing up bottle, water fights and barbecues and as an adult, cold beer, sunbathing and more barbecues. Yes, my friends it’s a British stable to eat burnt meat outside while, watching your own skin sizzle. I was sitting on the bus last week with sweat beads, forming on my forehead. The heated glare shined through the window and made me squint....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays] 1387 words
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The Bus: More than just a bus? - ... D. Nixon, the leader of the NAACP branch in Montgomery. With her impeccable writing skills, Nixon felt she was perfect for the secretary position and he put her to work immediately. Rosa helped many black Americans to obtain their documentation to be able to vote Parks enjoyed helping others to gain their rights and she herself became a very excited and enthusiastic activist (Gates 221-222). In pre Jim Crow Laws era, the laws weren’t only a list of rigorous written down laws, but a lifestyle....   [tags: Civil Rights Movement]
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Computer Bus - Introduction: A bus is simply a circuit that connects one part of the motherboard to another. The more data a bus can handle at one time, the faster it allows information to travel. The speed of the bus, measured in megahertz (MHz), refers to how much data can move across the bus simultaneously. Bus speed usually refers to the speed of the front side bus (FSB), which connects the CPU to the northbridge. FSB speeds can range from 66 MHz to over 800 MHz. Since the CPU reaches the memory controller though the northbridge, FSB speed can dramatically affect a computer's performance....   [tags: Computer Technology ] 2407 words
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A Bus Story - During the entire three years in high school, the bus always was my main transportation. I needed to take it to school and take it home. If you wanted to count how many times I took the bus, it would definitely be plenty. Therefore, I had many different experiences on the bus. As you know, high school bus always has many interesting events that rake place. Among those special experiences, there’s one that happened when I was a junior in high school on my way to school. It was a very interesting one, so that I still remember it until now....   [tags: essays research papers] 662 words
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Bus Queue - Bus Queue by Anges Owens In this story Bus Queue by Anges Owens I am going to discuss how the writer conveys moods through his use of language. The moods created are made by his choice of words, the dialect and dialogue, by the people at the bus stop. The moods can also be detected by the sentence structure. He expresses these moods by giving detailed sentences of the boy out of breath and the harsh cold weather. The scene in which the story is set is in an area that is poor and rough, the broken glass at the bus stop shows this; also the wire fence emphasises a poor area....   [tags: essays research papers] 1002 words
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Bus Transport - Bus Transport A) The nature of the competition in the bus transport market is very specific. The article suggests competition is used to keep out new entrants to the market thus maintaining market share for the larger firms, "active competition takes place between small operators or between a large and a small operator." Further evidence suggests the competition was not of substantial benefit to the consumer and only used to get one over on the firms rivals, "more services run on routes which where already reasonably well serviced." However some methods of competition showed reasonable benefits to consumers, "charged lower fares than the incumbent." Yet in the long run predatory pricing is not a good thing, as it will eventually push out competition, creating a monopoly where the price will soon go back up again....   [tags: Economics] 830 words
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Bus Boycott - During the first half of the twentieth century segregation was the way of life in the south. It was an excepted, and even though it was morally wrong, it still went on as if there was nothing wrong at all. African-Americans were treated as if they were a somehow sub-human, they were treated because of the color of their skin that somehow, someway they were different. In the south it was almost impossible to find any aspect of life that was not segregated. The schools were segregated and the restaurants were segregated....   [tags: essays research papers] 2007 words
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The Bus Stop of Life - I stand at the bus stop, en route to the city, waiting, looking up and down the street, where I have been, where I will go, remember the times before when I did the same thing, always when waiting, caught between the here and the now, and smile at another moment, a possible turning point in this life. Bus stops are markers for our lives, three types, stations, timed stops, and hailing stops, the latter where you have to flag down the driver. Bus stations are the most significant, represent life’s milestones, birth, death, marriage, divorce, migration, returning home as the prodigal son....   [tags: Personal Narrative, Personal Experience] 504 words
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User Profile Acquisition Approaches - There are various types of user profile acquisition approaches, which are classified into five groups: (1) data mining, (2) statistics and network analysis, (3) Information retrieval, (4) machine Learning and (5) Cognitive. Most of the methods are dealing with static Websites except a couple of methods that can be applied on dynamic Websites (Nasraoui & Rojas, 2003). The method employs data mining techniques such as a frequent pattern and reference mining found from (Holland et al., 2003; KieBling & Kostler, 2002) and (Ivancy & Vajk, 2006)....   [tags: Information Technology] 1595 words
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User-Driven Techniques - (A) User-driven techniques From Figure 8, some descriptions of the techniques are follows: 1) Search engine – this technique is related with personalized Web searches and can be classified in three sub-categories : a) Menu selection – the interaction of user with a WPS is directly through menu that stated pre-defined options. For example in online shopping site where user select a product from finite list. b) Attribute search – contents recommendations delivered to a user based on syntactic of the products such as prices or features....   [tags: Information Technology] 804 words
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User Vulnerability in Cybesecurity - ... Pursuing this further, there is a particularly vexing accidental vulnerability. Not all accidental vulnerabilities are the result of a lack of training or poor awareness. An example of this is that users overestimate their knowledge of computers and thus take improper actions (Vacca, 2009, p. 4). Vacca describes these uses as lacking basic computer security knowledge, yet still indiscriminately installing software and visiting questionable web sites or opening attachments even if it is against established policy (2009, p....   [tags: Information Technology ]
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Target User Group - ... These groups are analyzed to determine user’s behavior which is an important element in the E-Commerce applications. The rest of the paper is organized as follows. In Section 2, some of the existing work related to the biclustering approaches and user segmentations are discussed. Methods and materials required for biclustering approach are described in the section 3. Section 3 focuses on the proposed Biclustering approach using Genetic Algorithm. Analysis of experimental results is discussed in the Section 4....   [tags: Marketing ]
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Graphical User Interfaces - Modern society heavily depends on the abilities of computers, Information Technology, and information processing. As such, since access to information occurs mainly through digital means and media, the way information is arranged and presented on the screen is crucial. Because of this need for fast access and easy arrangement arose, in the early 1980s, companies started to work on various graphical user interfaces (or GUI for short). Most dictionaries define a GUI as ‘a way of arranging information on a computer screen that is easy to understand and use because it uses icons, menus and a mouse rather than only text.’ Introducing such software allowed a human-computer interaction on a visual plane, and took computing to an entirely new level of experience....   [tags: Information Technology ] 2111 words
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Graphical User Interface - Modern society heavily depends on the abilities of computers, information processing, and Information Technology. As such, since access to information occurs mainly through digital means and media, the way information is arranged and presented is crucial. Because this need for fast access and easy arrangement arose, software companies started to work on various graphical user interfaces (or GUI for short). Dictionaries define a GUI as a way of arranging information on a computer screen that is easy to understand, through the use of icons, menus and a mouse, not only text....   [tags: Information Technology ] 2083 words
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End-user Training Benefits - ... If users believe that they have the knowledge to use these systems, Zhao, Mattila and Tao believe they are more likely to take action compared to individuals who doubt themselves (qtd. in 494). When users are motivated, job satisfaction increases and employees become more committed to their job. Al-Emadi and Marquardt suggest training end-users contributes to achieving company objectives and collective goals (55). As employees become more engaged in their jobs, they develop attachments to goals they share a common interest to....   [tags: Technology, Training] 2601 words
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The Internet and User Content - ... In addition, the author appeals to the readers' ethos, as well as an appeal to authority, in that we're expected to accept the opinions of these people, simply because the author says we should. The author then goes on to state, “Those rare tech companies that have come out in support of SOPA are not merely criticized but barred from industry events and subject to boycotts. We, the keepers of the flame of free speech, are banishing people for their speech. The result is a chilling atmosphere, with people afraid to speak their minds.” It's hard to see, but this is definitely a fallacy of equivocation....   [tags: Internet]
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Graphical User Interface - Graphical user interface (GUI) is likely to be one of the most significant features of technology. According to (Arora et al 2005; Marcus, 1997; Barker & Lamont 1994), GUI is symbols, formats, images, games, labels and menus appear on screens which are used to reduce the system errors, improve its performance to be more appropriate for users, avoid the complex procedures and accomplish their aims of applications accurately. GUI also means how the system can make an environment to let users able to create interactive multimedia....   [tags: Technology]
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Development of Information Retrieval User Interface: Current Status, Issues and User Expectation - ... Besides, the major problem when dealing with the design of information systems has been proposed by Marchionini: We cannot discover how users can best work with systems until the systems are built, yet we should build systems based on knowledge of users and how they work. This is a user-centred design paradox (Marchionini, 1995, p 75). According to Hix and Hartson (1993) stated that, the user interface can be divided in two parts which are the interaction components and the development of interface software....   [tags: Information Technology ]
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Behind the scene of the Montgomery Bus Boycott - In the late eighteen hundreds, the Reconstruction by Congress was overturned by the Supreme Court. Segregation or separation by skin color was made a law which was adopted by private organizations, institutions and businesses (loc.gov). Physical violence and mental harassment was imposed upon those whom were deemed inferior in color. Some citizens accepted the law, as is, without question while others believed it was their supreme right to remain separate without modification. Human activists, that opposed this way of living, pursued an extensive battle to abolish racial inequity and segregation from American life (loc.gov)....   [tags: American History]
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The ESRI International User Conference 2010 - The ESRI International User Conference 2010 is considered one of the largest Geographic Information System (GIS) conferences in the world, with more than 134 countries and over 6,000 organizations whose staff attended the conference. This was ESRI 30th International User conference. During the user conference, ESRI introduced newly released ArcGIS 10 software and provided training seminars for various ESRI software applications and GIS concepts. The ESRI training and white paper presentation topics included: • ArcGIS Desktop Programming 10 • ArcServer and ArcGIS Configuration 10 • Cartography • Cloud Computing • Data Integration • Geocoding • Geodatabase Architecture • Geodatabase Theory • Geoprocessing • Model Building • Mobile GIS • Spatial Analysis • Special Interest Group Meetings (e.g., Critical Infrastructure, Weather, and Defense) • Tricks and Tips for ArcExplorer, ArcGIS 10, and ArcServer 10 • Web Service Programming • Data Integration • Tool Integration and Upgrading • Upgrading ArcGIS Desktop 9.3.1 ArcObjects code to ArcGIS 10 • Upgrading Geodatabase 9.3.1 to Geodatabase ArcGIS 10....   [tags: Conference Analysis] 1497 words
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Design and User Experience : The Private Hospital - Design and User Experience : The Private Hospital (calls Clinic in Chile) website in general are very well structured with easy access to all the services that these institution provides. The neonatology and pediatrics sections usually lacks of images and multimedia sections, the one reason of that can be that the information is oriented toward adults visitors or potentials parent patients. Additionally in general these WebPages provides information written by its own physician helping them to reach its potential patients, moreover the information about diseases are upgrade periodically....   [tags: Technology] 546 words
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Online Privacy Notices and the Internet User - ... One strategy regulators could use to solve this problem would be to combine visceral and traditional notice. The combination will result in websites containing forms of visceral notice and the traditional notice with detailed information for those wanting more detailed terms.Regardless of the strategy or technique chosen, what has become clear through the process of writing this paper, is that traditional notice is not longer efficient or effective in an online context. Works Cited Bamberger, K....   [tags: Internet]
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The Industry and Competition of the Bus Industry - The Industry and Competition of the Bus Industry Several large companies have focused on the multi-occupant vehicle market, specifically school bus production, in North America. Competitors within the school bus manufacturing industry consist of the Henlys Group PLC, a British based company, and two U.S. bus companies, Collins Industries Inc. and Navistar International. Henlys consists of Blue Bird Corporation, Prevost Car Inc., Nova Bus and TransBus International Ltd. Collins Industries operates seven vehicle companies including Collins Bus Corporation and Mid Bus Corporation that make up their school bus line....   [tags: Buses Transportation Automobiles Essays] 3910 words
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The Truth Behind the Bus - The Truth Behind the Bus There are many controversial issues concerning the bus service provided by Buena Vista University. BVU Rides, commonly known as the “Drunk Bus,” receives great reviews from the students using it at Buena Vista. However, members of the Storm Lake community are not as appreciative of this service. It is important, nonetheless, that people learn facts about BVU Rides in order to make an educated judgment. According to Behind the Arch, an essay compiled by students of Buena Vista University about the drinking issues within the university, citizens of Storm Lake feel that the “Drunk Bus” endorses drinking and drunkenness....   [tags: Buena Vista University Drinking Alcohol Essays]
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The Montgomery Bus Boycott - The Montgomery Bus Boycott Incomplete Essay      The Montgomery bus boycott changed the way people lived and reacted to each other. The American civil rights movement began a long time ago, as early as the seventeenth century, with blacks and whites all protesting slavery together. The peak of the civil rights movement came in the 1950's starting with the successful bus boycott in Montgomery Alabama. The civil rights movement was lead by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., who preached nonviolence and love for your enemy....   [tags: History Historical Race Racism Essays] 5139 words
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Features of Graphical User Interfaces - various graphical user interface features ----------------------------------- Windows is a software from Microsoft, a American based company Chairman of which is Mr Bill Gates a world known personality. He developed this software in the year 1968 which was a technological breakthrough. windows is used in more than 90% of computer users. Windows made Mr. Bill Gates the worlds richest personality Windows can be customized in appearance and colours Windows can be upgraded according to the user convenience so that he is able to do the work in a more efficient manner and the user also saves time....   [tags: Technology] 1499 words
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The Carrolton School Bus Crash - The Carrolton School Bus Crash The division of wealth is unevenly distributed throughout society’s so called social ladder. The “haves,” those who run corporations or have major influence on government decisions, control the majority of the wealth and resource available to achieve that wealth. Their major purpose it to build on that wealth no matter what the consequence may be. Those decisions sometimes negatively impact the lives of the “have nots,” people who, like us, have minimal if any influence on corporate spending and decisions....   [tags: Papers] 778 words
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Montgomery Bus Boycott - The Montgomery Bus Boycott was a political and social protest campaign started in 1955 in Montgomery, Alabama. The law said that black people had to sit in the back and the white people sit in the front. Bus drivers often referred black people as they got on the bus as nigger, black cow, or black ape. Blacks had to pay in the front of the bus and they had to get off to go threw the side door to sit in the back. Dr. Martin Luther King jr., was born on January 15,1929 but died April 4, 1968. Martin king attended segregated public schools in Georgia....   [tags: Civil Rights] 898 words
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Waiting for the Bus - Original Writing - Waiting for the Bus - Original Writing It was about 8 o'clock in the evening, it was been raining for a very long time; the atmosphere around is so miserable; the air is so heavy as if it's filled with lead and the surroundings are dull and lifeless as if it was the darkest corner on earth. A middle aged man with tattoos all over his body smoking a cigar is being interviewed by a female doctor in a psychiatric hospital. While preparing the apparatus, the young lady tells him about the procedure:" This conversation will be recorded, as many others before it, do you understand Peter....   [tags: Papers] 518 words
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Computer Communications: Bus Network - Computer Communications: Bus Network Bus Network, in computer science, a topology (configuration) for a local area network in which all nodes are connected to a main communications line (bus). On a bus network, each node monitors activity on the line. Messages are detected by all nodes but are accepted only by the node(s) to which they are addressed. Because a bus network relies on a common data “highway,” a malfunctioning node simply ceases to communicate; it doesn't disrupt operation as it might on a ring network, in which messages are passed from one node to the next....   [tags: essays research papers] 1307 words
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Riding the School Bus - Riding the School Bus       In the United States, millions upon millions of children attend public schooling. These millions of children come from every background; African American, Caucasian, Asian, Latin, etc. All of these ethnicities go to our public schools. Not only are children categorized into different ethnic groups, but also economic groups. Children from low, middle, and high-income families all attend public schooling. Because of all these societal groups going to school together, public schooling can truly be characterized as an engine for multicultural education....   [tags: School Transportation Culture Essays]
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Good User Interface - A Good User Interface Introduction The majority of today¡¦s businesses use the internet to expand their customer base. However, there are several companies who will publish their site on the World Wide Web, before reviewing its user friendliness. And in doing so, they may be losing a customer, due to the poorly designed aspects of that web interface. So, what makes a website a good user interface. Which sites are examples of this, and which sites are not. In the following information, there will be descriptions, benefits, and examples of both types of interfaces....   [tags: essays research papers] 703 words
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Multi-User Games and Their Culture - Multi-User Games and Their Culture Who owns the Internet. Nobody owns the internet just like nobody owns the economy. It is a phenomenon that exists and it can best be described as a tool used by a competitive world. Online games now culture teenagers into the world of “cyber-culture”. I like to refer to “cyber-culture” as the information configuration run by programmers. Playing multi-media games, young learners can configure bits of information they have gathered for a short term reward. Instead of being overwhelming through a vast domain of information, online games draw the attention of those who might not have searched the Web (for gaming information), networked (with friends and strangers for the best way to succeed) or read instructions, scenarios and instant text messaging....   [tags: Playing Game Games Essays]
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Women In Films: User Or Victim? - Women in Films: User or Victim. Women in Films: User or Victim. Designed to prove that a woman can be anybody she desires to be, the legendary film, Evita, is now shown to millions of movie viewers. Alan Parker=s Evita is a reflection of the much-publicized images of two popular self-made heroines of different era, Evita and Madonna. The discussion of this essay will show us how these ladies got far and revered once by their followers. The life of Evita Peron is almost like a dramatization of a romantic fiction, about the tale of a young and poor illegitimate girl, who escapes the cruelty and poverty of her hometown, and Aflees to the big city to become a movie star, fights her way to the top through succession of men, marries her country=s president, only to die at a young age of 33" (Harbinson 154)....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Contraceptives and the Teenage User - Contraceptives and the Teenage User For years now a debate has been ongoing concerning teenagers and contraceptives. Some argue that giving contraceptives or even allowing teenagers to purchase them only encourages premarital sex. This attitude, however, denies the simple fact that premarital sex in adolescents has been common throughout the ages. It occurred before effective contraceptives were available, it occurs now despite the well publicized existence of untreatable and deadly diseases like AIDS, and it will continue regardless of public policies restricting access to contraceptives....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]
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Identification of User Community - Identification of User Community Barristers are highly qualified members of the legal practice who understand and interpret the law. Barristers in independent practice are sole practitioners. Barristers' practice in-groups know as chambers, sharing clerks, essential services and office accommodation, but they remain in competition with each other throughout their careers. Barristers fulfill two closely related functions. The first is Advocacy for an enormous variety of clients in all courts and tribunals....   [tags: Papers] 1072 words
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BUS - The first part of Handsprings implementation would be to enter into joint ventures with Sprint PCS, Ipod and Fujitsu. According to COO Colligan,”By working with the best integrators and back-end software providers in the industry, we can leverage each other’s experience to give corporate customers exactly what they want.” (Wheelen and Hunger, p11-12) This is part of the TQM philosophy. By forming these alliances, Handspring is expanding their knowledge, meeting the corporate customers’ needs and is better able to increase its marketing and distribution channels....   [tags: essays research papers] 381 words
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Benefits of Taking the Bus or Riding a Bike To School or Work - I know you enjoy the feeling of freedom that you drive your car and go to anywhere at any time. But if you decide to go to school at the morning, I suggest you do better to drive your car to the school as early as you can; since you are hard to find a spot at school. According to the Triton Review, it says “If you are here for a class at just about any time, you’ll be circling the parking lot for a while” (Thompson). If you are worried about you cannot find a parking spots on campus; Public transportation or bicycle are the great ways to help you to move from your home and to the campus....   [tags: Transportation] 593 words
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Fuel Cells s a Method of Powering a Bus - Hydrocarbon based fuels have become a mainstay of day-to-day life, and for many access to cheap fuel allows them to afford to get to work. As humanity’s need for cheap energy increases, and available oil reserves diminish, it is becoming increasingly important to develop alternative fuel sources, as well as increase reliance on public transportation, such as busses for local travel. As we begin to utilize public transportation more effectively, it’s important to research technology that will help improve both fuel economy, and reduce emissions....   [tags: Energy]
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Written and Unwritten Rules on the CUE Bus - Written and Unwritten Rules on the CUE Bus I have been riding the CUE bus regularly for a period of about two years now, and through that time have learned a lot about what goes on on the bus. The thing that has stood out to me the most is the many written and unwritten rules that govern behavior for both passengers and bus drivers. There are certain things one needs to do to be a "successful" passenger, and I have learned many of them along the way through experience and observation, without even really noticing it....   [tags: Projects Driving Buses Papers] 2745 words
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Improving Cost-Efficiency of User Contribution Evaluation Mechanisms - Introduction The advent of Web 2.0 changed the online landscape by providing users with a new means of communication and turning (at least some of) them from media consumers into content producers. This phenomenon, in turn, gave birth to concepts such as user-contributed and user-created content (UCC). Many academics, entrepreneurs and journalists turned their attention towards ‘the new web,’ which resulted in TIME’s Person of the Year 2006 title being awarded to ‘You!’, the user-generated content producer....   [tags: Research Analysis]
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Making Harvest's User Intervace More Flexible - I intend to work on several parts of Harvest's user interface to make it more flexible, quicker and easier to use. Harvest collects a wealth of information, and the data serves many types of opportunities. That underlying complexity necessitates a solid custom-built interface. It is also one fascinating challenge; perfect for a summer of code project. My project idea stems from Harvest's existing UI mockup ([https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Harvest/NewUI]). I want to modify Harvest's front end to filter and focus data so it is immediately useful to the end user given his or her current objective....   [tags: Information Technology] 1710 words
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The Drunk Bus Should Be Kept Around - The “Drunk Bus” Should Be Kept Around I remember hearing stories of such a thing called the “drunk bus” before I came to college, but I was not exactly sure what it was. I just figured the bus took a bunch of drunken college students to the bars when they wanted to go. Now that I am a first-year student at State U, I understand I was not that far from the truth. Some say the bus should be taken away, but the fact of the matter is the bus is a necessity at college since there will always be drinking....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Argument Essays]
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Active Directory User Groups Implementation - Active Directory User Groups Implementation Synopsis of Proposal Subsequent to the Active Directory (AD) implementation discussion, this proposal addresses possible user accounts and group organizations for Riordan Manufacturing. This document discusses user and group accounts available through AD, and addresses possible implementation plans for the parent domain of riordanmanufacturing.com. These plans could also be implemented in the child domains for the four Riordan facilities, though addressing the actual implementations for those sites falls beyond the scope of this document....   [tags: Active Directory (AD) Implementation] 672 words
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aldo leopold: illinois bus ride - ILLINOIS BUS RIDE A number of ideas, suggestions, and points can be extracted from “Illinois Bus Ride,” a passage from Aldo Leopold’s collection of essays entitled A Sand County Almanac and Sketches Here and There. However, there must be one main thesis that the author is attempting to get through to his audience. Leopold argues that we Americans have manipulated the landscape and ecosystem of the prairie so that it seems to be nothing more that a tool at our disposal. All aspects of what was once a beautiful, untamed frontier have been driven back further and further, until they were trapped in the ditches....   [tags: essays research papers] 1030 words
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Mac OSX User Experience Essay - Mac OSX User Experience Essay For those of you that still stuck in windoze land, have no fear; Mac OSX is here. As a 6-year user of Bill Gate's Windows, making the move to the Mac's creative user-interface was easy. I've been using Mac's throughout my whole life, but only come to enjoy it since OSX was released. OSX is jam-packed with matrix like features, the best pre-bundled software, and boyish good looks. Some of my favorite parts of OSX are the tiny little user friendly elements. Expose is a perfect example, if I have 20 windows open, with just one click of the button, I can see everything....   [tags: Computer Mac Analysis] 739 words
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