Search Results

Free Essays
Good Essays
Better Essays
Stronger Essays
Powerful Essays
Term Papers
Research Papers

Your search returned over 400 essays for "remote control"
1  2  3  4  5    Next >>

These results are sorted by most relevant first (ranked search). You may also sort these by color rating or essay length.

Title Length Color Rating  
Remote Control Software Used in a Local Area Network - Remote Control Software Used in a Local Area Network Introduction Remote control software can solve many of the problems that an administrator or user can encounter on a local area network. Using a remote-control program, one can access a PC remotely to exchange files between systems, run applications, take control of a client PC or server in order to troubleshoot a problem, and much more. Remote-control software is an application that you install on two PCs that permits one system (the guest) to connect with and control another (the host)....   [tags: Remote Control Software Technology Essays]
:: 5 Works Cited
8706 words
(24.9 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Alicia Zakon’s Poem, Remote Control - Two of the main elements in any poem are theme and symbolism. This holds true in Alicia Zakon’s poem titled “Remote Control”. It essentially tells about the relationship between a man and a woman, and how the man has the remote control to the woman's life. The symbols used are very meaningful to the overall theme. The theme of "Remote Control" is also very important, and not just a topic for a good poem but a real problem in society too. The writing would be much less effective if not for the symbols used throughout the very strong overall message....   [tags: Poetry Alicia Zakon Remote Control] 602 words
(1.7 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
The R-EZ Universal Remote Control - ... QVC and Amazon.com will feature Mitchell’s Electronics product. • Electronic Specialty Stores. Best Buy will promote Mitchell’s Electronics in stores, catalogs and online. At the start of our new product, our channel strategy will target consumers in The United States according to demand. Strength’s, Weakness, Opportunities and Threat Analysis Mitchell’s Electronics has dominant strengths on which to build, but our major weakness is lack of brand awareness and physical specifications. The major opportunity is demand for multimedia devices such as the smart remote control that can deliver a number of valued benefits eliminating the use of multiple home theatre devices....   [tags: Mitchell Electronics new product] 2355 words
(6.7 pages)
Research Papers [preview]
Remote Control or Mind Control - ... There is not one particular audience that this is meant for, but more so any individual that may fit into the category of being a guardian/provider for any child. Once the second paragraph comes into play, the author now starts to drag in numerical data pertaining to the number of hours kids spend watching television, for example, “TV viewing among kids is at an eight-year high. On average, children ages 2-5 spend 32 hours a week in front of a TV—watching television, DVDs, DVR and videos, and using a game console....   [tags: video game industry, gaming]
:: 2 Works Cited
1113 words
(3.2 pages)
Research Papers [preview]
History of the Remote Control: The Downfall of Western Civilization - The History of the Remote Control: The Downfall of Western Civilization History of Technology Research Paper The typical American family has on average four remote controls in their household. Look around the room and count how many you have in your house. I count five in just this room alone, not including the wireless mouse and keyboard I am using right now to type this paper. Everyone has seen remote controls for televisions, VCRs, and stereos. However, can you imagine a remote control that can also control lights, the temperature, drapes, and even the front door lock....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
:: 2 Works Cited
2395 words
(6.8 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Nikola Tesla: A Forgotten Inventor - ... He then went to Germany and France to interest investors in his concept for a Rotating Magnetic Field that used an AC motor, which failed. At 28 Nikola went to the USA, with a letter of introduction from Charles Batchelor, a business associate of Thomas Edison’s, in hope to work for Thomas Edison. Thomas Edison told Tesla that he would pay him 50,000 dollars if he would make improvements on his DC generation plants. After several month of working on improvements, Tesla successfully completed his task....   [tags: Electricity, Remote Control] 1001 words
(2.9 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Feasibility of Remote Towers - Introduction Background and Purpose Remote towers are the unmanned aerial vehicles for Air Traffic Control. SAAB has been testing remote towers for years in Sweden and has begun testing in Norway and India. With increasing positive testing, remote towers have shown to be a practical use within the National Airspace System (NAS). Concern for remote towers lies within their safety and if they truly can create a cost effective solution to smaller Air Traffic Control Towers. This report analyzes the feasibility for the FAA to utilize SAAB’s remote tower within the NAS Sources of Data This report contains current information from respected industry professionals including but not limited to t...   [tags: Air traffic control]
:: 6 Works Cited
1059 words
(3 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Remote Access Attacks - Introduction Remote access can be clearly defined as one’s ability to gain computer or network access from a remote location. Today many business people who travel often need to have remote access to their corporation's network. There is however vulnerabilities that all types of remote access have common, and it doesn’t matter what method used, the endpoint machine is vulnerable like all other systems that have access to the Internet. Whenever a system is accessible via the internet, that system is exposed to danger....   [tags: Computer, Network Access, Remote Location]
:: 1 Works Cited
1331 words
(3.8 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Global Remote Incident Prevention - Global Remote Incident Prevention King Abdulaziz Specialist Hospital (KASH) at Taif, is one of the top 10 hospitals in the Ministry of Health in Saudi Arabia. It has been rewarded the JCI certificate (Joint Commission International) in July 2012. The hospital has applied all JCI standers and finally passed the survey successfully. (IT, 2012) Moreover, KASH provides medical services to patients in the hospital. One of the major services in KASH is Radiology Information System (RIS), and how doctors can diagnose the patient's symptoms after several investigations can be seen through the network....   [tags: KAHS, PACS, hospital]
:: 6 Works Cited
1155 words
(3.3 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Personal Narrative- Television Remote - Personal Narrative- Television Remote Those who are recognized as having authority earn power because of strong leadership skills and the drive to make the world a better place. When people use power to do good deeds they gain respect. A typical leader also holds something in his or her hands, like a staff, that yields power. It is amazing to see people follow an individual who is holding on to something. If they could possess that object then they too could have power. I agree that one must hold something to attain power, but it isn’t a staff that is needed....   [tags: Personal Narrative Writing] 666 words
(1.9 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Remote Access Solutions - Remote Access Solutions Remote access Remote access is defined as the ability of a user to log onto a network from a distant location. This is accomplished with a remote computer connected to the distant network. Whereas remote control refers to taking control of another computer, remote access means that the remote computer becomes a work station on the network. Communication between the network facility equipment and the remote computer is accomplished through a data link. The only difference between a remote user and workstations connected directly to the network is slower data transfer speeds....   [tags: Networks Telecommunications] 1444 words
(4.1 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Technical Challenges of Remote Access Surgery - Technical Challenges of Remote Access Surgery       Abstract:  Telesurgery, or remote access surgery, is "the provision of surgical care over a distance with direct, real-time visualization of the operative field with the help of telepresence technology and force feedback" [Nair, 1].  This paper outlines the potential impact of telesurgery on medicine and analyzes the technical obstacles that hinder the pervasive use of this technology.   The term 'telesurgery' is used to describe surgical procedures that are performed by a surgeon at a distance from the patient through a virtual interface.  Still in its experimental stages and limited to minimally-invasive surgical procedures, telesurg...   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]
:: 11 Works Cited
1880 words
(5.4 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Remote Oil Well Monitoring: Oil Pumping Units Analysis - Owing to the special nature of oil well exploration and oil drilling, the larger part of the oil pumping units (OPU’s) is spread over barren hills, mountains, deserts, and therefore; the existing oil pumping system still adopt manual control. It has evident drawbacks of frequent manual administration within the harsh oilfield environment to examine the OPU status and collect health analysis .It leads to drop in oil production due to the difficulties in locating and repairing in reasonable time resulting in oil production drop....   [tags: oil production, oil drilling, can module]
:: 7 Works Cited
1164 words
(3.3 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Fred Wilcox's Science Fiction Film, Forbidden Plane has a Resemblance to Shakespeare's The Tempest - ... Commander Adams of the spaceship falls in love with the beautiful Altaira, Morbius' daughter. The only significant difference in the two works, other than setting, is the conclusion of each. Before we look at the differences there, however, it is necessary to look more closely at the symbolism behind each. In The Tempest, Prospero's magic is a symbol of reigning power. It lets him tame the island, is completely at his command, and even is understandable by those who take the time to study it....   [tags: remote island, spaceship, magic]
:: 2 Works Cited
740 words
(2.1 pages)
Research Papers [preview]
Technology Behind a Smart Home - ... For example, if a user requests that their coffee machine be activated, the controller would need to send a signal to a sensor controlling an actuator valve which would open to permit the correct amount of water and ground coffee beans to be directed to the coffee machine of interest. Protocols for the controllers, sensors, and actuators to interact are not currently standardized. However, signals can be sent via any type of wired or wireless network, provided sensors and controllers communicate with one another in the same way....   [tags: remote, controllers, automation] 608 words
(1.7 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
The Difficult and Remote Island of Papua New Guinea - ... But none the less these people take pride in many different styles of cultural. Each group has created its own expressive form of art, dance, weaponry, costumes, singing, music, and much more. It is a culturaly diverse life but a rough life, which leads to a life expectancy of 32 years of age. The lack of modern facilities, clean water, and medications all lead to the short life expectancy. . (The Telegraph, June 2008) When developers enter a community, such as Wannakeepa a villages not even listed on a map, the tribesmen are often forced to choose between their native way of life or selling their lands....   [tags: culture, rain forest, indigenous] 992 words
(2.8 pages)
Research Papers [preview]
Current Research on a New Spacecraft Autonomy Architecture named Remote Agent - Remote Agent Part 1: Introduction to Spacecraft Autonomy Abstract This first paper of a two-part series introduces current research on a new spacecraft autonomy architecture, named Remote Agent, which applies artificial intelligence techniques to spacecraft control functions. The necessity for autonomy technology is nowhere greater than in deep space missions. Remote Agent is a model-based autonomous system being developed in a collaborative effort between the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Jet Propulsion Laboratory and Ames Research Center....   [tags: Artificial Intelligence Spacecraft]
:: 6 Works Cited
2240 words
(6.4 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
The Ultimate Source of Control - The Ultimate Source of Control In simple terms capitalism is defined as “an economic and political system in which a country's trade and industry are controlled by private owners for profit, rather than by the state” (). Capitalism is so embedded in American ideology that few people can see beyond this simple definition; and because teachings of capitalism are often one sided –capitalism promotes free market and private ownership therefore there is less governmental control as opposed to any other means of production– few people question the truth of these claims....   [tags: Trade, Industry, Economics, Politics, State]
:: 4 Works Cited
1087 words
(3.1 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Remote Access Solutions - VPN stands for Virtual Private Network. VPN is the term used to refer to any device that is capable of creating a semi-permanent encrypted tunnel over the public network between two private machines or networks to pass non-protocol specific, or arbitrary, traffic. This tunnel can carry all forms of traffic between these two machines meaning it is encrypting on a link basis, not on a per application basis. VPNs are useful in situations where an entity is paying for dedicated leased lines due to security concerns or the need to provide layer two communications over a WAN link via transparent bridging, WINS servers, or other broadcast repeaters (Snyder, 2004)....   [tags: Network Technology] 1475 words
(4.2 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Strict Gun Control Laws - Gun Control This world that we humans live in, is filled with numerous interactions on a small and large scale. These interactions can be harmful, beneficial, or have no effect at all on the other members of the interaction. On a more personal basis there is the subject of war and conflict. As civilization have developed and evolved, war has evolved along with us, and the weapons that coincide with this harmful event between two or more people have changed and increased in the effectiveness of their lethality....   [tags: unconstitutional, ownership, machine gun]
:: 9 Works Cited
1286 words
(3.7 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Information System Control - Information System Control Information system controls are methods and devices that attempt to ensure the accuracy, validity and propriety of information system activities. It is design to monitor and maintain the quality and security of the input, processing, output, and storage activities of any information system. Input control Example include password and other security codes, formatted data entry screen, audible error signals, templates over the keys of keys-driven input devices, and prerecorded and prenumbered forms....   [tags: passwords, security codes]
:: 1 Works Cited
1180 words
(3.4 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
How to Create and Android Device to Control Small Appliances - 1- INTRODUCTION: 1.1- Overview: The goal of our project is to build a system consisting of an android device, which, when connected to the network via Wi-Fi, will be capable of controlling states of light bulbs, fans and Air conditioners. All of these appliances will be assigned unique IP addresses and the user will be able to switch them On/Off through a control packet sent over the IP network. An android application will be developed in order to provide the user an easy platform, where, by simply touching the icon, the user will be able to switch the appliances in accordance with the user’s requirements....   [tags: technology, network, commercial] 2428 words
(6.9 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles - ... costing at most $20 million and each jet about $70 million using drones would not only be more effective in the warzone but would also be more cost efficient. (Ricks) At this point in time there was a huge support and not much opposition to the use of drone warfare. This could be attributed to the events on 9/11 generating the idea that “we need to find and kill the people responsible for this by any means necessary.” Also the fact that we had yet to see drones in action gave us little reason to oppose implementing them....   [tags: drones, remote controlled aircraft] 881 words
(2.5 pages)
Research Papers [preview]
How is Robotics Used in Space - ... It is challenging to say precisely when early shuttle developed from straightforward robots to robot pioneers or Rovs. Indeed the soonest and least complex rocket worked with some prearranged capacities checked nearly from Earth. The most well-known sort of existing mechanical gadget is the crane-like RMS (Remote Manipulator System), or robot arm, regularly utilized as a part of industry and assembling. This mechanical arm reproduces a large number of the developments of the human arm, having not just side-to-side and here and there movement, additionally a full 360-degree roundabout movement at the wrist, which people don't have....   [tags: remote operated vehicle, hazardous, mission] 1605 words
(4.6 pages)
Research Papers [preview]
Remote Electronic Voting: A Simple, Safe, and Accurate Voting System - Remote Electronic Voting: A Simple, Safe, and Accurate Voting System Does it not seem obvious that the United States should be voting over the Internet by now. Considering all the vitally important monetary and information-related transactions that occur over the Internet every day, one would think this could and would have happened already. However, Remote Electronic Voting, especially on a national scale, presents us with some possibly troubling implications and problems. These implications and problems, especially those concerning security, have prevented the U.S....   [tags: Politics Political]
:: 3 Works Cited
1340 words
(3.8 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
The Role of Remote Observatories in Professional Astronomy - REVIEW OF LITERATURE I. Ecological studies:- A: Survey of scale insects that infest mango and guava trees at Qaliobiya governorate:- Four orchards for mango trees from El-Khanka, Shebeen El-Qanater, Benha and El-Qanater El khayria in Qaliobiya governorate, were chosen for collecting mealybugs, soft and hard scale insects. The first aforementioned district was cultivated by Hendi, the second with Langra, the third with Alphonso and the fourth with Alphonso and Hendi, two ribbons in the same farm....   [tags: Astronomy]
:: 11 Works Cited
2415 words
(6.9 pages)
Term Papers [preview]
The Liquor Control Board of Ontario Analysis - The Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO) was established in 1927 by Lieutenant Governor William Donald Ross. It maintains the production, distribution and sale of alcoholic beverages in Ontario. It became a Crown corporation in 1975. It operates under the authority of the Liquor Control Act which came into act in 1916. The LCBO is one of the world's largest buyers and retailers of beverage alcohol. Its target customers are particular consumers, bars and restaurants. In its first year of operation, the LCBO opened 86 stores, sales were $12.3 million, and it employed 875 people....   [tags: ontario, alcoholic beverages, lcbo] 712 words
(2 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Component Interface for an Emergency Control Room - The hospital needs to find a way to improve the tracking of Voice Over IP (VOIP) calls within the hospital and also wants to have a program to improve response time of medical personnel by using the GPS to locate the closes vehicle to the emergency. A design will need to be made of the Requires and Provides interfaces of two components that might be used in the VOIP system. A design of the interface is needed for two components that may be used in the vehicle discovery component to find the nearest vehicle to the incident with the Requires and Provides interfaces....   [tags: GPS, tracking voice over IP, response time]
:: 2 Works Cited
874 words
(2.5 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol - TCP/IP The OSI reference model or Open System Interconnection is the most common model used in today’s networks. The OSI model divides the required network processes into seven different layers allowing for effective communication. Layer 7 or the Application function provides network services to application processes, interacts and supports the networks needs of various software’s, and provides protocols. Layer 6 or Presentation function provides proper communication from one host to another. With-in this layer data is encrypted, compressed, and formatted for proper data representation....   [tags: IT Networks]
:: 9 Works Cited
1197 words
(3.4 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Autonomous Detection of Botnets Using Passive DNS - 1 Background A botnet is a collection of compromised hosts (bots) under control of a com- mon Command & Control (C&C). The C&C is used by a remote controller to issue commands to the different infected hosts. A botnet may have several purposes, the most common include Denial-of-Servoice (DoS) attacks, identity theft, proxy, spreading of malware and spamming. Traditional ways to disrupt such networks, such as Domain Name System Blacklists (DNSBL’s) or firewalls, rely on the knowledge of the Internet address of the C&C....   [tags: control, identity, internet]
:: 8 Works Cited
729 words
(2.1 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition System Attacks - ... 9). The manipulation of data through employee skill sets outside a critical infrastructure facility is a vulnerability not often mentioned, but it does enlighten a concern of the financial impacts associated with employee fraud that can indirectly affect energy production. The dilemma with cyber attacks other than attacks directly aimed toward the (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system through insiders to some extent is evident. For an example, in 2008, a contractor who worked for an energy business that specialized in the oversight of ocean oil rig spills on the West Coast manipulated system data and accessibility making it unsuitable for use causing a substantial amou...   [tags: cyber threats, hacking] 857 words
(2.4 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Software Control And Maintenance - Software Control and Maintenance The importance of managing change in information technology (IT) environments has grown significantly in the last few years. This shift is having a major impact on mid-sized businesses, which needs to increase their focus on compliance and initiatives centered on control, security and documentation. The challenge for change management today focuses on organizational and technological maturity. Most IT shops have been busy building out their technology infrastructure while fighting fires....   [tags: Software Change Management Innovation] 932 words
(2.7 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Does Geography control your destiny? - Human activity has major effects on geography. When studying the earth you can come to several conclusions about the geography of any particular civilization. Distribution of life in the civilization allows you to analyze whether their geography is their own destiny. Do people control their own destiny. Is geography something that people can control. Technology is really the key to why geography can be overcome by any people. Throughout the history of the earth we have seen many countries leave their homeland....   [tags: essays research papers] 651 words
(1.9 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Quality Control: Zen and The Art of Motorcycle Maintenance by Robert Pirsig - There exists one word that may just be the king of all misused words–the word that, more than any other, is used with complete disregard for and disinterest in its meaning. No, this is not a reference to literally, nor ‘legit,’ however deserving those words are of defense—this word is Quality. Some of the misuse lies in the basic distinction between quality and Quality with a capital ‘Q’, which can be cleared up quite succinctly. Little ‘q’ quality is attached to an object. It is the value of the object from a sum total of the value of the work that was put into it and of its composition....   [tags: attain quality, high quality products] 1027 words
(2.9 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Drug Cartel Control in Columbia - ... 158). During the height of the Cali and Medellin cartel influence, the national homicide rate peaked at eight times that of Mexico’s current rate. Today, thanks to Colombian and United States governmental influence, neither cartel poses a threat to the Colombian state. Countries should learn from the successes of the Colombia campaign. The first thing they should take away, is it is necessary and required to have the involvement of more than just one country’s government enforcement. A multinational approach, with strong support and assistance from the United States, proved most effective in removing the cartels....   [tags: war on drugs, international collaboration] 856 words
(2.4 pages)
Research Papers [preview]
Importance of Remote Sensing in the Study of Climate Change - Climate change is one of the most prominent problems facing mankind in the 21st century and remote sensing through space based observation has come to play a more and more important role in the study of climate change since its inception (Cracknell and Varatsos, 2011; Navalgund and Singh, 2011.). Cracknell and Varatsos (2011) says there are two reasons as to why remote sensing plays a vital role in the study of climate change, namely the huge coverage the data provides in terms area which allows studies at a local, regional or global scale and also the temporal coverage of this data as there are now libraries of data covering several decades available....   [tags: Remote Sensing, Modern Dilemmas]
:: 12 Works Cited
1370 words
(3.9 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
The Effects and Consequences of Gun Control - “A well-regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed.” The right of all Americans to bear arms is a right the Founding Fathers held to equal importance as the Constitution itself. Gun control laws directly violate this right and therefore should not even be under consideration. Even if that issue is overlooked, gun control advocates state that in order to reduce firearm related violence, gun control laws must be implemented to remove the violence caused by firearms....   [tags: argumentative, persuasive, gun control]
:: 6 Works Cited
2071 words
(5.9 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
The History of Birth Control and Society - The History of Birth Control and Society People have been desperate to control how many children they have and abstinence is not really an option adults want to choose. Some ancient forms of birth control include: animal skins and intestines for condoms, lemons as barriers to protect from pregnancy, poisonous cocktails to cause abortion, and animal dung cocktails as spermicides. When those measures failed, women turned to abortions. (Rengal intro ix) Humankind has been trying to have sex without pregnancy since ancient times....   [tags: Contraceptives, Birth Control Essays]
:: 5 Works Cited
2000 words
(5.7 pages)
Term Papers [preview]
Gun Control Will Not Reduce Crime - Introduction The implementation of gun control in the United states is a large problem as it will take away the 2nd Amendment rights and would also stop the ability of law abiding citizens to protect themselves from criminals who obtain guns illegally. The right to bear arms is promised to citizens of the United States, and to put gun control into effect is to take away their Constitutional rights. Crime is very high in cities that have few gun control laws. However, the problem will not be solved by taking guns away from people who are registered and licensed to carry them....   [tags: Anti Gun Control Essays]
:: 4 Works Cited
1086 words
(3.1 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Pros and Cons of Birth Control - Having babies is a wonderful thing embraced by many women; however, having an unplanned one is not so nice. It is good to have an option of avoiding that, contraceptive methods can hold the pregnancy till the time is right. Thanks to John Rock, who was the first man to ever invent the birth control pill, we have the option of waiting until we are ready. Even though this sounds like a wonderful idea, there are major health risks to receiving any form of contraceptive. Even though your Gynecologist does not mention it, no birth control is truly safe....   [tags: Contraceptives, Birth Control Essays]
:: 9 Works Cited
1635 words
(4.7 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Gun Control Laws Will NOT Reduce Crime - Some people believe that extremely tight gun control laws will eliminate crime, but gun control laws only prevent the 'good guys' from obtaining firearms. Criminals will always have ways of getting weapons, whether it be from the black market, cross borders, or illegal street sales. New gun control laws will not stop them. Since the shootings of Columbine High School, Virginia Tech, and Sandy Hook, the frequency of mass shootings has increased greatly. Gun control is not effective as it has not been shown to actually reduce the number of gun-related crimes....   [tags: Gun Control Essays]
:: 10 Works Cited
2312 words
(6.6 pages)
Term Papers [preview]
Electromagnetic Radiation Cell Phones - A cell phone is a cellular device that can receive and make calls through radio link while being in any part of the world, as long as there is cellular network. • EME is electromagnetic energy also known as electromagnetic radiation (EMR) that we are surrounded by every day, emitted from natural sources like the sun, earth and the ionosphere. It is also emitted from unnatural sources like mobile phone base stations, broadcast towers, radar equipment, remote controls, electrical and electronic equipment....   [tags: broadcast towers, remote controls, cancer] 2104 words
(6 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
The Birth Control Movement - The Progressive Era was a period of social and political reform beginning in the post Gilded Age 19th century and lasting through WWI. Industrial and urban growth of early 19th century America while representative of opportunity and future advancement simultaneously posed many difficulties for working class citizens. Prior concerns over the conditions of working class citizens were multiplied and magnified by overpopulated and impoverished urban communities. During this era many new Progressive agendas were introduced with the goal of reforming dated and unregulated policies, the most prominent of these, the birth control movement....   [tags: Birth Control Devices, Social Issues, Informative] 1428 words
(4.1 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Birth Control: With or Without Parental Control - Within the pro-choice world there are many issues that are discussed like abortion, the instant where life begins and the use of contraceptives. This article will focus on not only the issue of using of contraceptives, but specifically the distribution of oral contraceptives (“the pill”) to teenage girls without their parent’s consent. Nemours, a children’s health organization, created pamphlet for doctors’ offices geared towards parents and teens who have questions about common issues in the realm of sexual health....   [tags: Contraceptives, Birth Control Essays]
:: 7 Works Cited
956 words
(2.7 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
America Needs More Gun Control Laws - Gun control in the United States has been a major debate for many years. Many people believe that guns should be highly regulated as a way of keeping criminals from obtaining weapons that could be used to kill. Others believe that guns should not have any regulations and that anyone should be able to own one as a way of protecting themselves from others. Guns in general have been a major issue in the United States due to the high mortality rates and accidental discharges that occur from untrained users....   [tags: Gun Control Essays]
:: 5 Works Cited
1061 words
(3 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Who is in Control? - Can strict gun laws keep guns out of criminal hands. Maybe the question should be can strict gun laws prevent criminals from committing violent crimes. The only answer to that would be that it wouldn't. Firearms and the movement to ban firearms has become a thriving issue in not only America, but all around the world. In Molly Ivin's essay “Get a knife, Get a Dog, but Get Rid of the Guns”, she suggests the adoption of stricter gun laws, the same laws that are currently enforced in Europe (Irvin )....   [tags: Gun Control, Weapons, Crime] 960 words
(2.7 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
America Needs Criminal Control, Not Gun Control - In the past few years, there has been a growing public outcry calling for increased gun control measures and restrictions. The unthinkable acts of violence from Aurora, Colorado to Newtown, Connecticut have only strengthened this call for sweeping changes to the way guns are used and regulated. World-wide media outlets have continuously misrepresented facts in an attempt to scare the general public into embracing increased gun control measures. We, as a nation, should focus more on controlling criminals that use firearms than controlling the guns themselves....   [tags: Gun Control Essays]
:: 13 Works Cited
1494 words
(4.3 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Responsibility and Control - ... The “Likert-type scale” consisted of 26 items, 13 being those of “external attitudes” and the other 13 of “internal attitudes” (Rotter, 1966). Eventually, James examined the scale created by Phares and “revised Phares’ test still using a Likert format and wrote 26 items plus filler items” (Rotter, 1966). As mentioned by Fournier and Jeanrie (2003), “various psychometric analyses contributed to reducing the number of items in the I-E scale from 100 to 23.” After careful consideration, Rotter ultimately created his final version of the Internal-External scale and includes 29 items, containing “6 filler items intended to make somewhat more ambiguous the purpose of the test” (Rotter, 1966)....   [tags: conceptualization of control, actions]
:: 4 Works Cited
900 words
(2.6 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Gun Control Will Not Reduce Crime - In "Just Take Away Their Guns," author James Q. Wilson argues that "Legal restraints on the lawful purchase of guns will have little effect on the illegal use of guns" (Wilson 63). Wilson points out that it would be tough to remove all legally purchased guns from the streets and nearly impossible to confiscate illegally purchased guns. Gun advocate J. Warren Cassidy argues that "The American people have a right 'to keep and bear arms'. This right is protected by the Second Amendment to the Constitution....   [tags: Anti Gun Control Essays]
:: 5 Works Cited
1542 words
(4.4 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
The Most Common Types of Systems Access Controls - The most common types of systems access controls Access control requires unique user identification, emergency access procedure, automatic log-off, and encryption and decryption of data. In order to maintain confidentiality, integrity and availability of data, it is important to control access to the information system. Controls prevent unauthorized users from accessing the system and/or altering data. They also prevent authorized users from making unauthorized changes to data. Some common examples are User-based, Role-based and Context-based access control with the strongest security on Context-based access control....   [tags: Information Technology]
:: 3 Works Cited
832 words
(2.4 pages)
Good Essays [preview]
Gun Control Fails To Prevent Criminals From Getting Guns - It’s a quiet, Sunday afternoon. The rain is coming down outside, and the sound of it makes for a relaxing ambiance. You open a few windows and the front door to better enjoy the calming effect of the rainfall. Going into the kitchen, you decide to make a cup of coffee so you can sit down and read the Sunday paper. Suddenly, a man bursts into your home carrying a small pistol and comes running towards you. You manage to shut the kitchen door and go through the pantry into your hallway. Running up the stairs, you turn around and see the man coming up behind you....   [tags: argumentative, persuasive, gun control]
:: 3 Works Cited
1041 words
(3 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Basic Principles of Control System - This experiment on ball and beam was performed to understand how control systems work. The main aim of the experiment was to design a controller that could bring the ball to a steady position after an external disturbance was produced. Proportional Control, manual control and PD control were implemented in order to observe the behaviour of the system. During the observations it was observed that the most efficient control was the PD control with a high frequency integrating filter to cancel the noise produced by the differential gain....   [tags: control system,proportional control,ball and beam]
:: 8 Works Cited
2108 words
(6 pages)
Term Papers [preview]
An Argument Against Gun Control - Should the mere fact that criminals committing crimes with the use of guns infringe the national right of the innocent to possess guns. This is a question that arouses everywhere and no matter which way it is viewed the controversy will always go on. "A gun is a mere tool that can be used for good or evil. Our country is based on the belief that man is good until he or she is proven to be otherwise."(Harris p.2) This means that only a few people are committing crimes with uses of guns and why completely remove them from society....   [tags: Argument Against Gun Control]
:: 2 Works Cited
965 words
(2.8 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
The Pros and Cons of Gun Control - This essay will discuss the pros and cons of gun control. Some U.S. States have already adopted some of these gun control laws. I will be talking about the 2nd amendment, public safety, home safety, and do gun control laws really control guns. I hope after you have read this you will be more educated, and can pick your side of the gun control debate. So keep reading and find out more about the gun control laws that the federal and some state governments want to enforce on U.S. Citizens. Firearms are classified into three broad types handguns, rifles, and shotguns....   [tags: Gun Control Essays]
:: 5 Works Cited
1648 words
(4.7 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
The Pros and Cons of Birth Control - Women spend over 37 million dollars on birth control annually, making it one of the most prescribed drugs on the market. 10,540,000 women are currently on some type of orally ingested birth control. Although only a few side effects are harmful, there are some rare cases of death from birth control. 23 women in the United States died from the common birth control pill, Yaz or Yasmin, just in this past year. So how safe are women that take this. There are many different types of birth control. The most common type of birth control is the combination pill....   [tags: Contraceptives, Birth Control Essays]
:: 8 Works Cited
1281 words
(3.7 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Gun Control is NOT the Solution - Arguments against Gun Control The development of arguments surrounding gun control corresponds to the increased violence and problems related to weapons and firearms use. This then prompted the expansion of gun control initiatives and has shapes public opinion particularly in the promotion of increased regulation to banning. Due to this, it became controversial as it split the opinions of the citizenry particularly in their stance to advance different objectives. Arguably, the process of developing gun control remains to be detrimental due to its capacity to challenge individual rights and liberty, undermine the value of guns and firearms in the promotion of deterrence and self-defense and...   [tags: Gun Control Essays]
:: 4 Works Cited
982 words
(2.8 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
The Pope's View of Birth Control - In the Encyclical on Birth Control by Pope Paul VI, Natural Law Theory is used to argue against the use of birth control. The Encyclical, according to the Pope, assumes that humans are free and responsible, possessing a free will that makes us responsible moral agents. One of the thoughtful duties that lies in humans is the transmission of human life, “for which married persons are the free and responsible collaborators of God the Creator” (174). Along with the duty that lies in humans there are two additional factors, the social concerns and the Apostolic Succession that make the Encyclical influential....   [tags: Contraceptives, Birth Control Essays]
:: 1 Works Cited
1234 words
(3.5 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
The Need For Gun Control in America - The Second Amendment of The United States Constitution states, “[a] well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms shall not be infringed." An AR-15 is semi automatic, high capacity firearm with a muzzle velocity of over three thousand feet per second. The rifle will fire as fast as one can pull the trigger. This commando style weapon, with high capacity magazines, in the hands of a mentally or emotionally unstable individual, is a recipe for disaster that could cause great harm and death to the innocent....   [tags: Pro Gun Control]
:: 10 Works Cited
923 words
(2.6 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
The Dynamism of Access Control - Heterogeneous and dynamic environments creates a need for a viable access control system in such a way that the security of data and information will be solidly ensured. Organizations have various types of resources that need access regulation. The purpose of which is to make sure that only the intended can access the resources while keeping the unauthorized person out of the loop. Even at that, hierarchy, type and the degree of task delegated to a user will determine the level of access that he or she will be granted....   [tags: security, level, access, control] 2713 words
(7.8 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Birth Control: Past and Present - Contrary to popular belief, the notion of “birth control” has been around for centuries, going back to the days of Aristotle who is thought to be the first person use different herbs and oils as spermicides (www.pbs.org). In an age where pregnancy prevention and contraception is extremely prevalent, it is interesting to think of a time where it was just as prevalent, but preformed without the medicines and modes of contraception we use today. Despite the history that surrounds the controversy of “birth control,” which is still relevant to this very day, the amount of women who partake in contraceptives is astounding....   [tags: Contraceptives, Birth Control Essays]
:: 5 Works Cited
1229 words
(3.5 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Control in a Clinical Trial - The gold standard for a clinical trial design is the inclusion of a control. A control could be a placebo, active or no treatment. Clinicians use controls in order to give more power for their studies. A placebo control is a vehicle without the active ingredient. The main purpose of using a placebo in clinical trials is to differentiate the background noise from the actual effect of the treatment drug. Regulatory agencies prefer or favor trials that use controls such as placebo since the data obtained will be clear and non-ambiguous [‎1]....   [tags: control, clinical trial, ] 1532 words
(4.4 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
The Issue of Weapon Control - ... The thought that constraining the span of a magazine or managing the sort of firearm you can buy or actually doing something as basic as a personal verification will stop homicides like the Connecticut shooting from happening is outrageous. In Making Gun Control Happen the writer, Patrick Radden Keefe, composes as a backer to firearm control. He demonstrates that one conspicuously clear change might be to "order a criminal personal investigation for all firearm buys" as it would clearly prevent lawbreakers from getting their active a weapon (Keefe)....   [tags: supporters, firearm control] 871 words
(2.5 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Birth Control Through the Times - The idea of men and women having control of their familial future is nothing new. In fact, the use of contraception dates back to ancient Egyptian times. Despite the controversy that often surrounds the use of birth control, history shows that the need for pregnancy prevention existed even before most modern religions were established. This paper will cover the colorful history of what we now know as birth control, through the centuries and up to modern times. Hopefully, this can give the audience a good idea about how necessary this concept is, and to look at the idea of controlling your destiny with objectivity....   [tags: Contraceptives, Birth Control Essays]
:: 4 Works Cited
1713 words
(4.9 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
The Importance of Birth Control - Introduction: Many women complain about birth control because they don’t want to get fat. That to me sounds ridiculous because either you gain a little weight by taking birth control or you gain a lot when you actually become pregnant. So if you don’t want to put your life on hold then I suggest you think of methods to avoid becoming pregnant. I’m not saying it’s bad to be pregnant but it all comes at its own time and you don’t want to be surprised one day and find out you’re going to be a young or single parent....   [tags: Contraceptives, Birth Control Essays]
:: 4 Works Cited
1029 words
(2.9 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
The War on Birth Control - There is a war waging right now. Not just a military expose of hand to hand combat like that going on overseas, but also within our own democracy. It was made even more famous when eminent political talk show host Rush Limbaugh scrutinized and very publically humiliated a Georgetown student due to their very different viewpoints on birth control. It’s an issue that since its birth several decades ago, and has caused countless debates among religious entities, politicians, families, and physicians....   [tags: Contraceptives, Birth Control Essays]
:: 12 Works Cited
1942 words
(5.5 pages)
Term Papers [preview]
Birth Control: Past and Present - According to the CDC almost all women have used some form of contraception “98% in 1995 and 2002, and 99% in 2006–2008” (Mosher, William D., and Jo Jones. Use of Contraception in the United States: p. 13). This is an extremely large percent of the female population, according to the CDC in “In 2006–2008… 82% of women had used the oral contraceptive pill” (Mosher, William D., and Jo Jones. Use of Contraception in the United States: p. 13). However, up until recently I like many other women knew little about the pill and other contraceptive options....   [tags: Contraceptives, Birth Control Essays]
:: 7 Works Cited
1097 words
(3.1 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
The Prevention and Control Act - Prevention and Control Act of 1970 was a milestone in strengthening the war, as it gave the federal government an upper hand in fighting drug abuse. In 1971, President Nixon declared that drug abuse was “the number-one public enemy,” and stepped up efforts directed at fighting the scourge. Besides enforcement of the law, the president emphasized the need to treat drug addicts. He also engaged celebrities in spreading the news about the negative effects of drugs. In the 1970s, drug abuse was considered by many as a law enforcement problem that required criminal-justice strategies to fight....   [tags: drug abuse, government control] 2045 words
(5.8 pages)
Term Papers [preview]
The Endless Gun Control Debate - The Constitution of the United States of America went into effect on March 4, 1789. It has been amended twenty-seven times. The first ten amendments are known as the Bill of Rights. It contains valuable freedoms which the founders thought necessary and were left out of the constitution. The Bill of Rights was ratified on December 15, 1791. (United States Constitution) The Second Amendment to the Constitution has drawn a great deal of criticism especially in recent years. The topic of gun control is controversial, and issues involving it have gone to the Supreme Court....   [tags: Gun Control Essays]
:: 10 Works Cited
2103 words
(6 pages)
Term Papers [preview]
An Argument for Gun Control - America is the most well armed nation in the world, with American citizens owning about 270 million of the world’s 875 million firearms (Marshall). Indeed, this is more than a quarter of the world’s registered firearms. The reason why Americans own so many guns is because of the Second Amendment, which states, “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.” (Rauch) This amendment guarantees U.S. citizens the right to have firearms....   [tags: Gun Control Essays]
:: 14 Works Cited
2438 words
(7 pages)
Research Papers [preview]
Strategy and Control Frameworks - Strategy and control form an important relationship in management accounting as they inform the nature and use of control systems to guide decision makers. Strategy is concerned with strategic issues and the aim of having sustainable competitive advantage. Strategies need to be well thought out as well as specific, measureable, attainable, realistic and timely. Control is the task of setting standards, measuring performance and taking corrective action to ensure objectives are achieved. Strategy and control frameworks provide a means of determining the link between strategy and control....   [tags: Management, Accounting, Control Systems]
:: 5 Works Cited
1140 words
(3.3 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
The Birth Control Controversy - Introduction According to the Alan Guttmacher Institute, at least 37% of pregnancies in every U.S. state are unintended, and twenty-three percent of pregnancies end in abortions (Kost K). These stats have sparked another debate that’s pushing to gain a bill that requires insurance companies to fund birth control and other contraceptive services. In reality, the birth control movement has been and will always be a controversial topic beginning with Margaret Sanger’s fight for women’s rights. This debatable issue is a result of social values and religious beliefs conflicting with different views amongst pro-life and pro-choice supporters....   [tags: Contraceptives, Birth Control Essays]
:: 14 Works Cited
1857 words
(5.3 pages)
Term Papers [preview]
Statistical Process Control Charts - ... When the cell phone had not been on the market for long, it did not matter whether it had a camera or not, which is indifferent quality. After some time, it became an attractive quality attribute. Later it was more or less a standard accessory, one-dimensional quality. Today, a cell phone without a camera is not considered acceptable, it is a must be quality. Fifth, Höglund and Olsson (2006) include quality development as a view of quality and state that there are two main objectives: to sustain a stable level of quality and to improve activities to a higher level of quality....   [tags: quality control technique] 2428 words
(6.9 pages)
Research Papers [preview]
The Gun Control Debate - Gun control is a highly controversial topic in the United States. There are many advocates of gun control - people who wish to have stricter laws to prevent certain groups of people from purchasing a firearm. However, there are also the people who disagree with gun control laws and believe there should be a more lenient gun control to furthermore help people defend themselves during risky situations. Many gun control laws have been passed for many years. While many have been passed, many have been voted unconstitutional meaning they affect the citizens second amendment rights....   [tags: Gun Control Essays]
:: 12 Works Cited
2529 words
(7.2 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Is Yaz-Birth Control Dangerous? - Birth control has been a controversial topic from the beginning of time till now. Some of the world stands against the use of birth control methods and medications all together while others think it is one of the greatest things ever invented. Some families, groups, religions, and other countries define birth control as abstinence or not having sex until marriage. Birth control’s other leading definition is using medication to prevent pregnancy. Different methods of birth control are as simple as the withdrawal or pulling out before ejaculation method....   [tags: Contraceptives, Birth Control, Health]
:: 7 Works Cited
1397 words
(4 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
The Gun Control Debate - "I have a very strict gun control policy: if there's a gun around, I want to be in control of it." -- Clint Eastwood Gun control has a history dating back to 1791, when the Second Amendment of the Constitution was ratified. However, more recently, the debate over gun control has escalated into a much more public issue to which many citizens can relate. After all, stories about incidents involving guns appear frequently today in newspapers and on television or the radio. One could say that the debate started with the passage of the Gun Control Act of 1968, which banned ownership of guns by certain groups of people and regulated the sale of guns....   [tags: Gun Control, 2015]
:: 3 Works Cited
861 words
(2.5 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
History of Gun Control in America - Introduction When it comes to controversial topics in today’s society, there are so many that it can be difficult to be a straight shooter. Among all of them, however, debate over gun control has been prevalent for so long, it is something many people can easily set their sights on. It is an issue everybody should have an opinion on, as it is vastly important, potentially threatening, and all too present in modern society. Many find the mere concept of gun control invasive to their constitutional rights, while others see lack of gun control to be astoundingly dangerous and entirely chimerical....   [tags: gun control act, shooter, debate]
:: 1 Works Cited
1906 words
(5.4 pages)
Term Papers [preview]
Government Control of Weapons - Government Control of Weapons “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed” (The United States Constitution Amendment 2). Since the beginning of time, weapons have been known to be a crucial factor in the survival of civilizations. In the current time, government involvement in the area of guns and weapons has been a debate among many. Within the United States, all citizens have their fundamental rights....   [tags: argumentative, persuasive, gun control]
:: 16 Works Cited
2324 words
(6.6 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Crime Control in America - There has long been a debate over which, if any, are the most effective methods of crime control. Governments from bottom to top in our nation have poured over the issue with mixed results for as long as there has been a nation. Until very recently deterrence was completely based on fear of punishment. However, recent years have provided us with a more complete understanding of crime and its roots among the more desirable parts of our society, specifically the mind of a criminal. Through the study of psychology, specifically free will, determinism and social identity, we may find that situational crime prevention is a better means to deter crime in our nation....   [tags: Crime Control, Government]
:: 1 Works Cited
1599 words
(4.6 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Arguments for Gun Control - Mary Read was only 19 years old on the last day of her life. An aspiring elementary school teacher, Mary always had a smile on her face. She baked cookies, cakes, and cupcakes for her friends and family. Mary was the oldest of five children, yet she treated everyone she met as a sister or brother. A beloved freshman at Virginia Tech was to be only the beginning for such a beautiful soul, but instead was an end. On April 16, 2007 an undeserving wretched individual took the life of Mary Read along with 31 others....   [tags: argumentative, persuasive, gun control]
:: 5 Works Cited
1011 words
(2.9 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Remote Mobile Monitoring and Healthcare - Pacemakers are an electrical pulse regulatory mechanism, that helps create well balanced heart beats in patients in need. Pacemaker monitoring in the past has been limited to Physician visits, and emergent visit to the hospitals. Proper pacemaker monitoring with real-time implications leaves new insight and advancement within the medical field; while delivering real-time possible life saving patient information to appropriate personnel. With this newer technology Physicians, nurses, and other approved medical staff have the option to monitor their patient’s heart functionality, and fix pacemaker electrical signals to fit patients need from a mobile device, without ever bringing the patient...   [tags: proper pacemaker monitoring, heart arrithmia]
:: 3 Works Cited
637 words
(1.8 pages)
Better Essays [preview]


Your search returned over 400 essays for "remote control"
1  2  3  4  5    Next >>