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Hammurabi - Hammurabi Of the many law codes surviving from the ancient Middle East, perhaps the most famous is the Code of Hammurabi, sixth King of the Amorite Dynasty of Old Babylon. Today, the code, engraved in stone takes on a unique form as a piece of art. However, decoded it is clear that this stone was obeyed and served as a sort of political propaganda. The noted stone found in 1901 by French archeologists, now rests in the Paris Louvre where it is preserved from moisture and natural decomposition....   [tags: Essays Papers] 377 words
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Hammurabi and Alexander the Great - Hammurabi and Alexander the Great Hammurabi, Zhou, Asoka the Great, and Alexander the Great had various means by which they justified their authority and their rule. Each had a very unique style of thoughts and actions. History was changed due to the actions of these rulers. The Zhou was a coalition of several groups that existed during the Shang dynasty. Zhou believed that the Shang failed to uphold religious duties, therefore they attributed their victory over Shang to the Mandate of Heaven....   [tags: Papers] 398 words
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Dress Code - Dress code has been the biggest topic between the Board officials and parents. There have been many decisions and arguments that were worked out by administration and local school, often at the request of parents. There should be a dress code for students for several reasons. Many public schools today are making dangerous decisions and these decisions may end up saving someone's life. The decisions are about school uniforms and dress codes. Public schools are beginning to open their eyes to the real world and see what their students are wearing and what the clothes are about....   [tags: essays research papers] 362 words
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Journalism and the Code of Ethics - Journalism and the Code of Ethics Introduction: What. Thesis - Current code is irrelevant to journalists Why. Importance of ethics in mass media [IMAGE]How. A qualitative look Areas of concern ---------------- 1. Current Code of Ethics 2. Responsibility of Journalists [IMAGE]3. Forces that motivate Journalists and how this impacts the truth Analysis: Current Code of Ethics creates a false perception that Journalists are unbiased. [IMAGE] Conclusion: There is no need for the current Code of Ethics....   [tags: Papers] 340 words
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The Genetic Code and Protein Synthesis - The Genetic Code and Protein Synthesis Genetic code is the sequence of organic bases on the double strands of DNA. These bases line up in a particular order to code for things like eye colour, hair colour and height. Every person has an individual genetic code and no two persons are exactly the same. DNA replicates in a semi-conservative manner. The two strands are separated by an enzyme called Helicase and both become templates for new DNA. Each strand then attracts new organic bases to the ones already present e.g....   [tags: Biology] 287 words
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Radiology Coding Tips - Procedure The term radiology can indicate any number of methods used by a physician to do diagnostic testing. Therefore, reading the entire description will prove extremely useful to find the appropriate codes. For example, if a patient had an angiography, read the entire procedure to know if it is pertaining to the patient’s abdomen, arm, or chest. If it is the chest, do not use the first code you see. Read the entire description of the code. The first code under angiography, chest is “71275,” which describes the procedure as “computed tomographic angiography, chest (noncoronary), with contrast material(s), including noncontrast images, if performed, and image postprocessing”....   [tags: Radiology]
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Bottom of Basket Procedures - Bottom of Basket Procedures 1. Scan BOB bar code. 2. Check bottom of basket. 3. If there are no items on bottom of basket scan BOB bar code a second time ( this will indicate on the receipt that there are no items on the bottom of the basket ) 4. If there are items on the bottom of the basket then scan all bottom of basket items prior to scanning the BOB bar code a second time. ( this will separate the bottom of basket items on the receipt from the other items ) 5. If a member does not have a wagon treat it as if there were no items on the bottom of basket and scan the BOB bar code twice....   [tags: Papers] 329 words
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Source Analysis: The Death of Hector - The Death of Hector is actually just one part of a larger work. The Iliad was written during the Dark Ages of Greece by a blind poet named Homer. It was mainly entertainment, but today has turned into a significant, though unrealistic History of the Dark ages of Greece. The Iliad was written and performed for a bunch of drunk, barbaric nobles who were the soldiers of the time. That’s the reason Homer put so much descriptive battle scenes and gory details. This is what they wanted; lots of blood, to go with the drinking and war....   [tags: essays research papers] 383 words
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Honor - A Question of Honor Since my most important objectives in life are growing in my relationship with God and becoming a respected man of irrefutable integrity, I find that my lifestyle complements the moral expectations and responsibilities required of cadets attending the United States Air Force Academy. My parents have instructed me in principles that closely parallel the Academy's Honor Code, and I have chosen to integrate those into all aspects of my lifestyle. Without a doubt, I will not experience any difficulty adopting the Honor Code as a way of life for I currently practice this and will continue to do so....   [tags: College Admissions Essays] 384 words
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Telecommunication Systems - Telecommunication Systems 1) If the noise pulse signal cross the decision level of the detector then an error will occur in the bit value. If the noise is Gaussian there is equal probability for the noise voltage to increase the sample value and to decrease the sample value. Sampling at mid-interval T could result in an error if the noise value is happen to be large. Backward error control is a scheme in which the data is sent coded so that the receiver can detect errors, the receiver requests retransmission of a data block (frame) contain an error....   [tags: Papers] 348 words
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Napoleon's Rise to Power - French Revolution brought a great number of great ideas, but ideas are not beneficial unless they are realized and stabilized. The man to stabilize the concepts of French Revolution was Napoleon Bonaparte. He started out as an Italian general and ended up being one of the greatest historical figures. First, Directors requested Napoleon's support while organizing a coup d'etat. Then, Bonaparte fought Britain in order to benefit France. Lastly, he was called to help creating a new constitution and ended up as the First Consul of France....   [tags: World History] 400 words
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Is Microsoft a Done Deal - Is Microsoft a Done Deal Part 1 On Thursday October 31, 2001, Microsoft and the Justice Department announced that they have reached an agreement on the antitrust case a final hearing will be held on November 2, 2001. This all started in 1999 when a federal judge found that Microsoft has illegally abused its monopoly power in the marketplace for operating systems. Once the agreement was announced stocks lifted. This announcement helped out struggling tech companies such as Broadcom and IBM. Both of these stocks rose over a dollar....   [tags: Papers] 360 words
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New Policies - Many public schools use flunking a student as a regular policy to keep up good quality education in their particular school. While faced with the possibility of being flunked, a student will, without a doubt study harder. But, if schools used policies like, a decreased class size, a mandatory dress code and shortened summer vacation time, students will receive an even better education. First of all, let us examine the idea of a decreased class size. When the number of students is reduced from thirty to twenty students per teacher, there is more time for the teacher to spend with each student for more individualized help....   [tags: essays research papers] 375 words
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The Theory of Ethical Relativism - The Theory of Ethical Relativism The theory behind ethical relativism states that ethical standards are not concrete for all societies and times, but rather are relative to the standards of individual societies and time periods. I disagree with this theory because societies should be judged by their moral beliefs on the foundations that time doesn't change what is morally right and wrong and their should be more emphasis based on the individual rights as opposed to respecting the morals of that individual's society....   [tags: Papers] 377 words
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The Role of Engineers in Human Cloning - The Role of Engineers in Human Cloning Engineers have devoted their time and efforts in making great technological advancements for the human race. They have proposed many options and ideas in making the world a great place to live in. The engineers of the 21st Century will follow in the same path. The engineering community must think about change and plan for the coming century. Change is a continual process that must be woven into the very fabric of our engineering and scientific endeavors. If they are to successfully meet the challenges of the 21st Century, it is crucial that they keep their finger on the pulse of ever-changing technologies....   [tags: Papers] 379 words
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Pharmaceutical Marketing Ethics - The discovery, development, manufacturing and marketing of medicines always involve questions of ethics. For example increasing pressure by governments to reduce healthcare expenditures potentially creates ethical issues for sales and marketing employees as they work to grow in the business. The healthcare industry is highly regulated and most pharmaceutical companies are committed to operating within the law. They have developed their own policies and guidance to ensure that all employees meet the highest ethical standards in their work....   [tags: essays research papers] 389 words
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Walmart - http://laplaza.org/~totem/econ.html Retail Business, Jobs, Taxes and Prices in Taos Support your friends and neighbors and local businesses. Say NO to an SS Wal-Mart. Since Wal-Mart came to Taos, the number of retail businesses decreased from 438 to 231. In the last five years alone, retail jobs decreased from 3156 to 1500. (US census, pub 1/2003) Those closed businesses and the lost jobs supported community members, their children, their employees, and the stores in which they shopped. More local businesses will close after a Wal-Mart superstore comes to town....   [tags: essays research papers] 400 words
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Napoleon - Napoleon When we think of Napoleon, we think of massive military conquest comparable to the Roman Empire. However, there are also the numerous reforms he made to domestic policy during his reign of 1799 to 1815. There are three main viewpoints relating to his domestic policy. The first is by Godechot who believed Napoleon "changed the history of France and the world". He thought that Napoleon's policies truly benefited France. However, a contrary viewpoint is made by Seward who thought Napoleon was a demagogue who had an "obsession with power"....   [tags: Papers] 401 words
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The UK Advertising Industry - Advertising is used to persuade us to do something. Whether it is to purchase a product, or to donate our money to a charity. Advertising is to persuade you to give something, to take on a message – not just to buy something. Advertising is not just pictures, words and slogans, but font’s and colors are essential when advertising. There are many different forms of advertising. Some of these include: • Television • Magazine • Radio • Junk mail • Direct • Text messaging • Billboards • Banners and flyers • Bus shelters • Pop-ups • Internet Sites • Cinema There are loads....   [tags: Adverts, Marketing] 340 words
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The Standard.com Case Study - The Standard.com Case Study The Standard provides critical and timely information about the Internet economy and furthermore gives a sophisticated coverage of the people, the companies, and the business models shaping it. Their content comprises insightful news analysis, business model reviews, personality profiles, and industry metrics, which support are both a print magazine, The Industry Standard and the online publication TheStandard.com. The Standard is a business-to-business Web site designed for senior-level executives who wants to keep up with the e-business....   [tags: GCSE Business Marketing Coursework]
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john kemeny - JOHN KEMENY: MATHEMATICIAN John Kemeny was born on May 13, 1926, in Budapest Hungary. He attended primary school in Budapest. He came from a Jewish family and in 1940, due to the Holocaust, Kemeny’s father moved the family to the U.S. Kemeny’s family moved to New York, and John attended school in New York City. He attended Princeton University where he studied mathematics and philosophy. He took a year off during his undergraduate course to work on the Manhattan project in Los Alamos....   [tags: essays research papers] 388 words
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Why Our Grading System is Important - Why Our Grading System is Important Contrary to the belief of Arthur Lean, author of the article 'The Farce Called 'Grading';, students are 'naturally, stupid dolts who must somehow be coerced, cajoled, persuaded, threatened, strong-armed into learning.'; Those few however, who are not, can go to college where an honor code is in place, such as New College of USF or Harvey Mudd, and the 'farce'; called grading will be of no encumbrance to the individual. The rest of the students need a system by which academic achievement can be measured....   [tags: essays research papers] 395 words
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Leonardo Fibbonaci's Famous Formulas - Some people hate math and some love it. Other people devote their time to finding math patterns because they do not have a life. Leonardo Pisano Fibonacci, or Leonardo of Pisa, was one of those people. He was the "greatest European mathematician of the middle ages". Fibonacci was born 1175 AD in Pisa, Italy. His father was named Guilielmo, a member of the Bonacci Family and his mother Alessandra died when he was only nine years old. Fibonacci grew up with a North African Education because his father worked a trading post in that location....   [tags: essays research papers] 402 words
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What Really Is A Hacker? - What Really is a Hacker. There is a common misconception among the general public about what constitutes a hacker and what hacking is. Hacking is defined as "gaining illegal entry into a computer system, with the intent to alter, steal, or destroy data." The validity of this definition is still being debated, but most individuals would describe hacking as gaining access to information which should be free to all. Hackers generally follow some basic principles, and hold these principles as the "ethical code." There are also a few basic "Hacker rules" that are usually viewed by all in this unique group....   [tags: essays research papers] 405 words
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Snowboarding saftey - Snowboarding saftey One of the newest and fastest spreading sports is snowboarding. As this sport has come along, several clichés have been formed. One outstanding one is that all snowboarders are reckless teenagers who should go home. Well, it is true for the most part, but there are also exceptions. The safe ones. The key to snowboarding is safety. A good rider is a safe rider. A boarder must always follow the official code of responsibility. Boarders must also protect themselves. If safety is not taken seriously, snowboarding can be dangerous....   [tags: Papers] 402 words
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New Jersey Vs. T.L.O. - Decision : Reasonable standard held to be proper standard for determining legality of searches conducted by public school officials. On March 7, 1980, a teacher at Piscataway High School in Middlesex County, N.J., found two girls smoking in the school lavatory, which was a violation of school code. The teacher took them to the Principles office where they met the Assistant Vice-Principle Theodore Choplick. Under questioning the first girl admitted smoking in the lavatory. The second girl, 14 year old freshman T.L.O., denied that she had smoked in the lavatory....   [tags: Legal Essays] 311 words
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Napoleon - Napoleon Bonaparte once said, “Nothing has been simpler than my elevation…It is owing to the peculiarities of the time.” Coming to power at a time of instability and disorder in France immediately following the French Revolution, Napoleon quickly established himself as the political leader and military power behind France. Easily and efficiently overthrowing the poorly managed Directory, Napoleon established a three man governing body referred to as the Consulate. Naming himself Consul for Life in 1802, and crowning himself emperor in 1804, Napoleon made it clear that is was a time of dramatic change in France....   [tags: French History, French Revolution] 321 words
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Western History - There is no doubt that Napoleon had a major impact on the post French revolution period. First I will describe negative impact he had on France and western Europe then I will discuss the positive impact Napoleon had on France and western Europe. Napoleon became the first consul in 1799 and helped overthrow the government he once helped build. Napoleon set out to secure his position of power by eliminating all of his enemies and weakening all others. He also guaranteed the security of all other property gained in the revolution, this move made royalist very upset because the idea of returning the property to it’s original owners....   [tags: essays research papers] 339 words
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