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Bugs Moran

- George “Bugs” Moran: The Gangster George “Bugs” Moran was not born in Chicago as thought by many people. He was born to Polish and Irish immigrant parents in 1893. Although, he was shortly moved to Chicago where it all started. Moran joined many different gangs throughout his childhood and teen years. He committed more than 20 known robberies and was imprisoned three times before he was just 21 years of age. He was soon very important to a man’s gang that called themselves the Dion O'Banion's North Siders....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Computer Security

- Computer Security Computer security is the means by which the computer industry is combating computer crime. This topic was chosen because there is an ever-increasing dependency on computer systems. Any destruction or violation of these systems can cause more damage than ever before. New computer software/hardware is being developed everyday to help protect the computers of today and the systems of tomorrow. Viruses are one of the biggest problems facing IT professionals. More than 45,000 different viruses invade Window's based PC's each year....   [tags: Papers Technology Virus Bugs Cybercrime Essays]

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Lessons of a Child Entomologist

- Lessons of a Child Entomologist The screaming began after someone on the playground killed a stinkbug. With looks of horror and disgust on their faces, my classmates who had been near the insect fled, pinching their noses as they shouted, "Ew. Stinkbug!" I witnessed the chaos from another section of the playground, where I had been kicking the sand around in search of colorful rocks. I watched the scene with curiosity. Did stinkbugs really smell so vile. I wanted to find out, but I couldn't very well rush towards the scene as the others raced away, otherwise I would be nicknamed Stinkbug Lover forever and ever (at least a week in kid years)....   [tags: Personal Narrative Bugs Essays]

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Measuring the Tree

- Measuring the Tree I am going to measure the size of various leaves from various trees with different heights and sizes. I am also going to find out the circumference of the tree and the length (measurements) of the branches. In order to achieve this goal, the use of a Quadrat would be useful. Throw the Quadrant in three different positions; record what species of plants and bugs were found in that certified area of the Quadrant; measure the plants (preferably 10 plants) and count the leaves on each plant's branch....   [tags: Papers]

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Internet Explorer 7

- Internet Explorer 7 has undergone many significant changes since the introduction of IE6 in 2003 with Windows XP. From its completely different layout to the addition of RSS, IE7 has undergone an extensive overhaul that some say will allow it to dominate over the new version of Firefox. Although the new version is set to be released with Windows Vista early next year it still has several bugs that needs to be addressed by Microsoft before its release. From the new version of IE7 come many aesthetic differences from IE6....   [tags: Internet Browser ]

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Personal Narrative Essay - Crickets

- Personal Narrative- Crickets I’ve never liked bugs. Grasshoppers are gruesome, and wasps are menacing. Even butterflies seem to flaunt their grace by fluttering in your face. Recently, however, I’ve realized that one insect cowers below the others as the most scheming of the six-legged world. I’ve discovered that I hate crickets. These bugs are way too happy for their own good. Not only black, smaller versions of the grasshopper, crickets are masters of hide and seek. The inky bodies blend flawlessly into the shadows beneath a bush or inside the garage....   [tags: Personal Narrative Writing]

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Open Source Software Versus Closed Source Software

- In the beginning there was closed source software and it was good for a while. What is closed source software exactly. Closed source software is the idea that no one can view yet alone change the source code of the software. Source code is the building blocks of software. On the other hand, there is open source software. There are three certain rights that people have with open source software. These rights are: “The right to make copies of the program and distribute those copies, the right to have access to the software’s source code, and the right to make improvements to the program.” (Behlendorf 172) These rights are the foundation of open source....   [tags: Software Compare Contrast]

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Media Violence - Cartoon Violence and Violent Children

- Cartoon Violence and Violent Children With the recent increase in violent crimes committed by children, adults have been looking for answers to what causes children to commit these acts. Researchers have performed formal studies, and other approaches have been taken to answer the question. Their ideas and perceptions have strayed far and wide, looking for a suitable answer; one such answer of the many they have uncovered is television, but especially television geared towards children: cartoons and animation....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Topics]

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Does Violance On Television Cause Aggressive Behavior

- An 18-year-old boy locks himself in his room, mesmerized for hours by the corpse-filled video game Doom, while shock-rocker Marilyn Manson screams obscenities from the stereo. Shelved nearby are a video collection, including the graphically violent film Natural Born Killers, and a diary, replicating the unrestrained expressions of hate and death, published on the boy's personal website. Should this boy's media preferences be cause for alarm. The question is not new, but the April 20,1999 massacre of 12 students and a teacher by fellow Columbine High students Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold has added urgency to the search for answers....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Wild West in the 1800s

- Sanitary conditions in the West were practically non-existent. In the cities, horse manure covered the streets. Housewives emptied garbage, dishwater, and chamber pots into the middle of the city streets where free-roaming pigs devoured the waste. The pigs left their urine and feces on the streets. It was not easy to wash clothes. Many people had clothes splattered with manure, mud, sweat, and tobacco juice. Privies, or necessary houses were often to close to the homes with a very noticeable odor on hot and/or windy days....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Internet - Ethics of Publicizing Security Vulnerabilities

- The Ethics of Publicizing Security Vulnerabilities                Abstract:  In 1988, Robert T. Morris Jr. released the Internet Worm Virus, which essentially shut down the entire internet for a day.  Morris wrote the virus using known vulnerabilities in the UNIX operating system.  When these vulnerabilities are discovered, should they be publicized or kept secret to prevent further attacks?  These issues relate closely to the concepts of open source versus proprietary software development.   In 1988, Robert T....   [tags: Free Essays Online]

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Technology - Software Security Lacking in Face of Deadlines

- Software Security Lacking in Face of Deadlines Abstract: This paper illustrates a moral dilemma regarding security measures of software releases. The presence of malicious hackers throughout the globe today is a practical reality; robust secure code ought to be a strong priority for software companies. However, faced with complications regarding deadline issues, language issues, security continues to pose problems with software today. Software companies must ultimately make a decision between balancing security robustness and commercial viability of their products....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]

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Computer Cryptography

- Computer Cryptography When I first read the term computer cryptography, I thought that it was a technical term for “hacking.” After looking up “cryptography” on an on-line dictionary, I was sure I wasn’t far from the truth. But after further examining the topic, I find I am only partly right. Computer cryptography is a very complex thing. According to David Banisar [1], “Cryptography provides a means of accomplishing two crucial functions-encryption and authentication.” In order to understand cryptography, I think it is best to first look at encryption and authentication....   [tags: Exploratory Essays]

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George Orwell's 1984

- 1984 The novel 1984 is a futuristic portrayal of the world in the year 1984. The main characters Winston and Julia fall in love with each other but are caught and purified of all their wrong doings. In the end they betray each other because of the pressure of the party. The party is a group that controls society in these ways: Manipulation of Reality, Invasion of Privacy, and Desensitization. In this novel the party manipulates reality in one way through the use of changing the past. They do this by rewriting the past to make everyone believe that everything they are taught really happened....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Mafia During the 1920's

- Alphonse Capone was born in Brooklyn, New York, January 17, 1899. Al, as most people knew him as, was perhaps the most famous of all American mobsters. Growing up in Brooklyn, Al acquired "an education in petty crime and the name of "Scarface Al" because of a razor slash across his face."(Grolier, Capone) Capone later moved to Chicago and survived the gang wars of the 1920's by having his rivals killed. In 1929 Capone's gang dreesed as policemen, and executed seven members of the "Bugs" Morgan gang; this was later known as the St....   [tags: Al Capone]

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Ipod Video

- Ipod Video The Ipod video, which has only been available for a few days, is the one product in Best Buy that I would particularly like to own. Specifically the 30 gigabyte Black Ipod Video. What makes this product so attractive is first, obviously, it can play videos. Up to 75 hours that is. The next thing that caught my eye about this product is that it can easily be connected to a digital camera to transfer photos. This means that there is no need for numerous memory cards on a long trip with your digital camera....   [tags: Product Description ]

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What OS To Choose

- Everyday another person gets a new computer. It could be an HP or a Gateway or a Sony or a Dell but what they all have in common is one thing, the operating system. Of course I'm talking about Microsoft Windows. Who hasn't heard of this great OS, specially the new one that came out a couple of months ago, Windows Vista. But just how great can this OS be. Should we just trust our new computers on a system which has just recently been published for the world. Most people might think that in the great world or computers their only true choice is either a Mac or a PC....   [tags: Technology Market Analysis]

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Software Maintenance And Change Control Process

- Software Maintenance and Change Control Process Introduction to Software Maintenance and Change Control Process Software maintenance process is a topic that probably comes up in most organizations and is an important one to address. Once software is created there are usually changes or bugs that are found causes there to be a need for maintenance. It is important to have a process in place that helps to define how these items are handled and the path they take to completion. Using different tools to log these changes, requests, or bugs will is important to keep things organized and allows for proper tracking of these items....   [tags: Software Technology]

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My Blattiphobia

- Blattiphobia A great wave of fear filters through the body at the thought of creatures that slither and crawl. Of all the bugs, snakes, and spiders in this vast universe the appearance, feel, and behavior of the tree roach can induce a panic as intense as a heart attack. The appearance of a roach is fearful in itself. One of the frightening things about a roach is its shape. It is scary to think how aerodynamic its body is. The roach can flatten its body like a pancake, making it appear to move through walls....   [tags: Example Personal Narratives]

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Microsoft: Trust or Antitrust?

- Microsoft: Trust or Antitrust. "Oh, come on, just trust me." Those six simple words have been the pleadings of many when, for whatever reason, they find themselves in a situation, where others don't give their actions or claims any credibility. They have nothing left to fall upon, except the hope that they can be thought of as trustworthy, and that others are willing to give them an opportunity. This is the situation Microsoft has found itself in, and in response, they have launched "Trustworthy Computing," a campaign to help gain credibility and respect in the marketplace....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Argument]

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Life Leads to Many Different Choices

- Life Leads to Many Different Choices I’ve always had a love for science. When I was young I wanted to be a scientist. As I got older I wanted to become a doctor, and now I’m pursuing a degree in teaching. Being a scientist would’ve been the best thing in the world. I used to go outside, catch bugs and study them. I’d look at rocks and try to figure out what they were made of. I’d take stuff apart to figure out how it worked or what it was made of. One year I got a microscope kit for Christmas. I’d sit for hours looking at stuff under the microscope....   [tags: Science Teachers Teaching Education Essays]

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Comparing between Linux and Windows

- Any program is only as good as it is useful- Linus Torvalds. According to Merriam-Webster dictionary an operating system is the main program in a computer that controls the way the computer works and makes it possible for other programs to function. Linus Torvalds in 1991 arranged the UNIX operating system to be used in the stead of ms-dos; Windows 95 was ran on top ms-dos. Windows and Linux are different operating systems built off different systems of code making security, stability, usability, and the communities comparatively different....   [tags: computer operating systems]

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Pros and Cons of Genetically Modified Food

- ... The process is actually quite simple. The experts take a gene from another plant or animal that has the desired trait,such as shrub that contains a natural pesticide. Then they transfer this gene into the organisms genome to give the organism the trait. When the plant or animal reproduces, the egg or seed of the genetically organism is transferred to the new organism, the trait is carried on and the new organism will contain the trait. Although genetically modified foods are not dangerous, they are sometimes seen that way....   [tags: natural pesticide, farmers, gene]

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The Boston Police Strike

- The Boston Police Strike In 1919, there was a general agreement that the Boston policemen had a great deal to complain about. They disliked their hours, working conditions and most importantly, their salary. After getting a raise in 1913, the policemen had asked for another raise in 1917 to compensate for the high wartime inflation. By the time the officers had finally received that raise, the buying power of that extra money had gone down so low that the policemen were still having problems making ends meet....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Woodlot Eco-Boxes Essay

- I observed many different organisms in the woodlot, including both heterotrophs and autotrophs. The producers I found include birch trees, sugar maples, white pines, grasses, and berries, as well as various weeds and small plants. The consumers that I observed were all first-order consumers and included ants, grasshoppers, a salamander, spiders, and other species of bugs. Decomposers visible in the woodlot included fungi, mold, and mosses. There were some traces of indirect animal evidence left in the woodlot....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The 18th Amendment

- To drink or no. Ever since the first people stumbled across alcohol (and then each other) this has been a question commonly asked. Statistics show that a majority of domestic violence, automobile accidents, and rape, all involve (many times) alcohol. Whether one thinks consumption is "right" or not has been asked by people for people from time to time. This would be the case of the 18th Amendment of 1919. The Act passed by those concerned with the above-mentioned problems, prohibited the vending, transportation of, and consumption of alcohol....   [tags: Alcohol]

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Essay on Internet Privacy - Carnivore is an Invasion to Privacy

- Carnivore is an Invasion to Privacy Carnivore is the FBI's latest toy. All the time we hear about how it is an invasion to privacy, and while I do agree it does have serious problems it also has some moral dilemmas. For example who is subject to Carnivore and where is it located. How much and What kind of information is the FBI interested in getting. Lets start by looking at just what exactly Carnivore is. Carnivore is an actual piece of hardware that the FBI connects to an internet backbone....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Topics]

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The Intricately Woven Themes of Slaughterhouse-Five

- The Intricately Woven Themes of Slaughterhouse-Five At first glance Slaughterhouse-Five appears to be a simplistic story. It is a short account of a man's experiences in World War II and the effects the war had on his life. But by taking a deeper look into Slaughterhouse-Five we see intricately woven themes, contrasts, and morals. Vonnegut has disguised a great lecture against war and an acceptance of death through the idiocy and simplicity of Billy Pilgrim....   [tags: Slaughterhouse-Five Essays]

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The Themes of Slaughterhouse-Five

- The Themes of Slaughterhouse-Five The moral of "Slaughterhouse-Five" is whatever you want it to be. That is the beauty of the book. However, in his typically dark, sarcastic way, Kurt Vonnegut gives us several possible themes to explore. One of the themes relates to the way in which Mr. Vonnegut presents the human life span. Through his writing, Mr. Vonnegut poses an ancient question: Are we masters of our destiny, or are we simply pawns of fate. The medium through which Mr. Vonnegut presents this riddle is death....   [tags: Slaughterhouse-Five Essays]

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Stoppard's Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead and Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse-Five

- Stoppard's Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead and Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse-Five That we, people, are "bugs in amber" is one of the main themes of Kurt Vonnegut's novel Slaughterhouse-Five; or Children's Crusade. Tom Stoppard's play Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead is, in my opinion, very similar to this book. While Slaugterhouse-Five is an American novel, a mixture of the author's Second World War experiences and science fiction genre, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead is a British play set into William Shakespeare's Hamlet....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]

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Saturday Morning Cartoons

- Saturday Morning Cartoons Saturday morning cartoons are on the verge of becoming extinct on the major networks. Year after year there are continually less and worse cartoons on Saturday mornings. It was painful and sad but I thought that they had hit rock bottom and they will only get better from here. However, it now seems that cartoons may very well slide out of existence. How did this happen. Where have all the cartoons gone. Is there any hope in the future or will we all lead a cold, miserable existence (ok it might not be that bad)....   [tags: Television TV Cartoons Essays]

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The Park

- The Park Standing in the corner of the park, a giant stands watch over everything and everyone. Cars can be seen, smelt, and mostly heard as they rush by trying to get somewhere in time. The air here seems to be the purest possible, until another old car screams by showing a fraction of the impurities present. There is a swarm of insects in the opposite corner from the giant, racing around at insane speeds. All the while, a lone crow watches, waiting for a chance to try out his wits against the bugs....   [tags: Short Stories Nature Statues Essays]

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Ethical and Legal Issues of Phone Tapping

- One of the hottest topics in privacy is regarding our phone conversation with others. It doesn't take a whole lot these days to be in someone's business, in their conversation, breaking the law of privacy with out spending that much time and money. "…Compared to an average monthly phone bill of seventy dollars, the option to wiretap the average phone line is probably worth less than twelve cents a month to police and spy agencies."1 These days, when information is transferred from one person to another, or from point A to point B, there are more people who are interested in know what they are talking about, not just to know but to benefit something out of it....   [tags: Privacy Telephones Communication Essays]

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Educational Software Reviews

- Educational Software Reviews Software Titles reviewed here: 1) Elmo's Computer Phone 2) CD-ROM Suitcase 3) BusyTown Best Christmas Ever Elmo's Computer Phone Ages: 12 months - 3 years Price: $79.95 Distributor: Hilad 02 9700 9377 Publisher: Comfy Interactive Requirements: 486 DX, Win 95, 8 MB RAM, 4 X CD-ROM Rating: lllll Along with the Comfy keyboard this product is definitely the best tool to introduce children under three and a half years, to the joy of playing on a computer. It's also great for and all preschoolers who have not yet mastered mouse control....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Happiness Comes From Within

- Their farm was two hundred acres of corn fields, cows, pigs, and, of course, chickens. No farm would be complete without chickens. At the southeast corner of the farm, behind the smaller corn field, was the brook with clear cold water that reached past my knees. On most weekends my family would go to visit our friends, the Tailors, who had at one time seven boys to keep them company. All of them were grown with their own lives to attend to, except for Dan, who stayed on at the farm to help keep up the crops....   [tags: Happiness Essays]

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American Prohibition

- Prohibition On midnight of January 16, 1920, one of the started around the turn of the century, when many people got the idea that most of what was wrong with America was caused by boozepersonal habits and customs of most Americans came to a sudden halt. It . They saw prohibition as the silver hammer that would decimate all of their alky-related woes. Instead, it turned out to be the lodestone that lead America into thirteen years of chaos. The eighteenth amendment was ineffective because it was unenforceable, it caused an explosive growth in crime, and it increased the amount of alcohol consumption....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Bill Gates

- In his high school years, Bill Gates proclaimed that one day he would be a millionaire. He greatly underestimated himself. He became interested in computers while in the 8th grade. His school received a hookup to a high powered computer. Bill and his good friend Paul Allen used to skip gym class to use the computer. Sometimes they would even break into the school at night to spend time on the computer. Eventually Bill made his first program. A virtual tic-tac-toe game. The Computer Center Corporation (CCC) wanted to rent a computer from the Digital Co., but they couldn't pay for it....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Computer Security in an Information Age

- Computer Security in the Information Age Computers; they are a part of or in millions of homes; they are an intricate part of just about every if not all successful businesses, the government, and the military. Computers have become common place in today’s society and the lives of the people who live in it. They have crossed every national, racial, cultural, educational, and financial barrier, which consequently ushered in the information age. A computer is a programmable electronic device that can store, retrieve and process data, and they come in all shapes, and sizes....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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The Ebola Virus

- Imagine going on vacation to a foreign country and when you come home you are horribly sick. Your head hurts, you have a highfever, and you start vomiting. Chances are that you may have contracted the Ebola virus. Ebola was first discovered in the village of Yambuku(1) nearthe Ebola River in Zaire. Since its discovery, there have beenfour outbreaks of this disease. There are three known strains, ofvariations of ebola. There is no known cure for this disease(2).Ebola has become one of the most mysterious and feared viruses onthe face of this earth....   [tags: Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever]

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Get Informed! - Buying The Right Computer

- Get Informed. - Buying The Right Computer Buying the right computer can be complicating. Because of this many people are detoured from using or purchasing a very beneficial machine. Some people have questions about memory, Windows95, and choosing the best system to purchase. Hopefully, I can clear up some of this terms and inform you on what hardware is available. How much memory do you really need. As much as you can get. Due to todays sloppy programmers, you can't have too much memory....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Legalazation Of Cannabis

- These are some of the reasons that prohibition is a failure. When we realize that prohibition is a failure we can move on to more and better uses of cannabis. Abraham Lincoln once said this famous quote “Prohibition will work great injury to the cause o temperance. ...for it goes beyond the bounds of reasons In that it attempts to control a mans appetite by legislation and makes a crime out of things that are not crimes. A prohibition law strikes a blow at the very principles that our government was fo ded.” If you would recall the government trying to prohibit alcohol in the earlier part of this century....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Creating an e-commerce site

- If you're a techie entrepreneur creating a big e-commerce site, you may decide to buy a high-end Unix box to accommodate the volume and processing demands your bean-counters have projected for you. You'd run Sun Microsystem's Solaris software on it to power your Web server and e-commerce applications. Or, you could opt to save a little venture capital and run Linus Torvalds' free operating system (and its accompanying free server apps) on a cluster of commodity Intel PCs. The Linux OS is well-suited to small- to medium-sized operations, and is increasingly being used in large enterprises that would have previously considered Unix the only option....   [tags: Unix systems]

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The Flogging Of Jesus

- John 18:39- but it is your custom for me to release to you one prisoner at the time of the Passover. Do you want me to release `the king of the Jews'?"King of Jews- He's not the king of the Jews, He's slapping them in the face.The same thing Jesus was being accused of Barnabbas did.JN 19:1 Then Pilate took Jesus and had him flogged. [2] The soldiers twisted together a crown of thorns and put it on his head. They clothed him in a purple robe [3] and went up to him again and again, saying, "Hail, king of the Jews!" And they struck him in the face.Then Pilate took Jesus and had him flogged.This is your Messiah people, this is not VBS, or bible study, this is the Messiah that is...   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Problem: Rewrite Mania

- The Problem: Rewrite Mania I have been noticing a certain trend in software toward rewriting successful tools and standards. It seems that programmers always have the urge to make things better, which is perfectly understandable - after all, this is the primary trait of the engineer's mind (although I also think that artistic creativity also enters in the mix). Why should things stay static. Surely progress is good, and if we just stayed in the same place, using the same versions of tools without improvement, then things would deteriorate and generally get pretty boring....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Tim Paterson

- Tim Paterson, also known as the "Father of Dos" is the computer programmer who created the world's most widely used computer program: DOS. Creating DOS at age 24, Paterson claims, "it is an accomplishment that probably can't be repeated by anyone ever." After Paterson graduated from University of Washington in Seattle with a bachelors of science degree, he tried going to graduate school but lost interest. "I thought they were too oriented towards theory and not what I needed." Although he received a good education at U of W, Paterson did not learn the majority of his computer skills from text books....   [tags: essays research papers]

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External Appearances in The Stone Angel by Margaret Laurence

- External Appearances in The Stone Angel by Margaret Laurence It is common in society for individuals to look no further than the external appearance of others. This is also true in many novels, such as The Stone Angel by Margaret Laurence. Margaret Laurence shows this by using imagery. Imagery is employed in the novel to help intensify the significance of important events and circumstances of the novel. Margaret Laurence used flower and water imagery in her novel The Stone Angel to represent Hagar's way of life....   [tags: Papers]

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The Review of the Lord of the Rings

- The Review of the Lord of the Rings Film Sequence The film I have chosen to look at is The Lord Of The Rings The Fellowship Of The Ring. The short sequence I am going to look at is 44 minutes in when Frodo and Sam are heading off on their journey. The bit I am looking at starts when they meet Merry and Pippin in Farmer Maggots crop field. The sequence starts as Merry and Pippin run into Sam and Frodo who are just walking through the field. Merry and Pippin have been stealing crops and are being chased by Farmer Maggot....   [tags: Papers]

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Themes in David Lynch's Film, Blue Velvet

- Blue Velvet was first released in 1986 and became a huge contreversy internationally. It was deemed as pornography and was at the centre of a national firestorm, yet years later, the film is widley regarded to be an American classic, one of the greatest cinematic achievements. The themes in the film are rich and complex. Blue Velvet introduced several common elements of Lynch's work, including distorted characters, a polarized world, debilitating damage to the skull or brain and the dark underbelly of large cities, or in this case, small towns....   [tags: Films Movies]

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St. Valentine's Day Massacre

- The 1920's was a decade marked with lawlessness. There was plenty of money to be made, and after the National Prohibition Act, everyone wanted a piece of the action. Two gangs went head to head for control of the lucrative illegal alcohol business. One group was led by George "Bugs" Moran, and the other, by Al "Scarface" Capone. Both sought to rule this business at the cost of the other. This confrontation climaxed on a chilly February morning in 1929. In an empty warehouse in Chicago, seven men were executed by a firing squad....   [tags: American History]

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St. Valentines Day Massacre

- In the roaring twenties, the life of organized crimes was at its peak. What was the greatest mob hit ever pulled off in history. Well I'll tell you. It all happened on Valentines Day, the morning of February 14th, 1929. This incident was call, "The St. Valentines Day Massacre". The man behind this infamous crime was none other than, the infamous Al "Scarface" Capone. Al Capone was the all time greatest mobster of all time. The idea of organized crime fascinates me in so many ways. Capone was the only person to have pulled off such a crime....   [tags: American History]

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Project Implementation

- Implementation The implementation stage of any project is a true display of the defining moments that make a project a success or a failure. The implementation stage is defined as "the system or system modifications being installed and made operational in a production environment. The phase is initiated after the system has been tested and accepted by the user. This phase continues until the system is operating in production in accordance with the defined user requirements" (DOJ, 1). While all of the planning that takes place in preparation of the implementation phase is critical, I am of the opinion that the implementation itself is equally as important....   [tags: Project Management]

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Ender’s Game

- Ender’s Game Andrew Wiggin is the main character in the novel, Ender’s Game. His nickname is Ender. Andrew got his nickname from his older sister Valentine when he was born because Valentine was unable to say the name “Andrew”, so she called him Ender. It has specific meaning in the book because of the fact that Ender is expected to be able to ‘end’ events that someone else had started before him. One event that has been started before Ender that he is expected to finish is the war between the humans on the planet, and the alien “Buggers.” Ender is expected to be able to end this war because his older siblings tested out impossibly in the governments way of determining aptitude, or ab...   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Alphonse Capone

- In Brooklyn - New York, in 1899, Alphonse Capone was born. Johnny Torrio, a bootlegger in Chicago, recruited him when he was at the age of 22. Torrio was one of the many people who had established his business after the passing of the National Prohibition Act in 1920. Capone's job was to persuade proprietors to buy Torrio's illegal alcohol. Within three years Capone had taken over Johnny Torrio's business and controlled 161 illegal drinking establishments. In an attempt to expand his business, Capone developed the policy of killing his competitors....   [tags: essays research papers]

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- What are the security risks associated with business-to-business e-commerce. In today’s business world it is of utmost importance that we secure our businesses because they hold a lot of information of great importance. Business-to-business e-commerce is basically businesses that buy and sell from each other online. They also communicate with one another to build relations online. The security risk that I can see is that one of the two organizations may have poor or little security that may in turn cause other organizations that they are doing business online with to be exposed to viruses, bugs, trojans, etc....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Elsa Schiaparelli

- ELSA SCHIAPARELLI (1890 ~ 1973) I couldn’t see where her uniqueness coming from when I look at Schiaparelli’s childhood. She was from well-established family and she was well educated. She was born in 1890, Rome, Italy. She had many talents. Her studying philosophy didn’t make many connection with art and fashion in my mind with her later shocking designs. Even for me who saw many things in today’s life, her designs were shocking and somewhat crazy. I could imagine how shocking it would be for the people in that time....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Fond Memories

- Fond Memories As I grew up my family and I have lived in a few places, but none were more memorable than our house in Columbia, Maryland. The neighborhood I grew up in was a brand new town house development. The house colors were tan, white, green or yellow. My neighborhood was shaped like a gigantic eight. In the center of each circle that made up the eight was a center island that was dense with trees, and had honeysuckle plants that gave off a sweet almost hypnotic smell. On the outskirts of the figure eight were the townhouses....   [tags: essays research papers]

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- Goldenrod is common name for certain related plants of the composite family. The Canada goldenrod is really “Solidago canadensis”. They are typical autumn flowers of the United States that grow in a great variety of habitats: woods, meadows, hills, and rocky ground. For many years goldenrod was considered a major cause of hay fever, but experiments with goldenrod pollen have indicated that it is virtually harmless. It is so heavy that certain types of bugs actually have to lift it out. It is the state flower of Kentucky and Nebraska....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Morpheus Preview Edition

- Morpheus Preview Edition (421) Now....more than music: * Search for all types of media - almost anything you can imagine - music, photos, reference files, reports, documents, home movies, videos and more * Communicate via chat rooms and message boards * Share your favorite files (please ... authorized material only, as stated in our Policy Section) * Purchase MP3 audio gear and more * Find the latest news on digital media in "What's New" The Morpheus(tm) Peer-to-Peer Application: faster, better, smarter * Faster searches * Pure peer-to-peer network * Always Open connections to the Network * More simultaneous users for better search results * Self-organizing - any outages at Mus...   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Bubonic Plague

- The Bubonic Plague is one of the most deadly diseases of all time as well as one of the most famous. Although it is not common these days to see it, it was widespread during the medieval times where millions had died. It was so widespread, it was said that there was not enough living to bury the dead. Rodents ran the unsanitary streets that carried the fleas that had the disease. This is how the Bubonic Plague was spread. It was believed at the time by the people that the gods were punishing them for things they had done wrong in the past....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Soldier

- Travis was a quite a bit older than the other soldiers who enlisted for service during World War 11. He was in his early thirties, but most of the soldiers were in their late teens or early twenties. Travis had been working since he was a boy, so he felt that he knew something about how the world worked. He enlisted because he not only felt it was his duty to do so, but he also was looking for adventure. He was a tall, friendly man, with a booming voice and a good sense of humor. Soon, the younger soldiers were coming to him for advice or just to talk about how homesick they were....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Wainscott Weasel

- The Wainscott Weasel This book is about a weasel named Bagley Brown Jr. He is a weasel and I noticed that the weasels color is the same as the last name. He is brown and he has a patch on his eye. He lives in the Wainscott Woods. His father is a legend because he made the Double B. The Double B is a quarter mile long tunnel that leads to a chicken farm. It feeds all the weasels in the Wainscott woods. Everybody treats him special and he hates it. All the weasels love to dance and at the spring cotillion a new girl came to the woods....   [tags: essays research papers]

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What Is Compost?

- The process of recycling brush and leaves from curbside collection saves the city lots of money. When residents place their clean brush at the curb,they mustmake sure the pile is no bigger than six feet long and six inches in diameter.All leaves must be placed in clear plastic bags. Brush is collected separately from the leaves because the leaves are taken to the comppost drop-off facility for recycling. When a waste hauler driver comes to the drop -off facility loaded with brush,he or she must drive onto a scale so the load can be weighed.The driver information,load size and truck weights are then put into the computer for monitoring of driver,location,and weight....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Walking through the Woods

- So I went home this weekend, and in my neighborhood there is a small pond and all behind it is just woods. I’ve traveled in these woods as a little kid numerous times, with my friend and her father and he would teach us about the different bugs, trees and rocks we encountered along the way. Going back in the woods this past weekend, I was overcome with a feeling of nostalgia. I remember the times we would try to climb the trees, or chase after the grasshoppers or even just walk around and all the fun we used to have....   [tags: Personal Narrative]

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Farm Observation

- Sitting in the back seat between two towering piles of clothes and snacks we drive up the abandoned streets of Adell. I see vast open fields of corn and dense wooded forest filled with life, along with the occasional, towering grain house. We pull into a dry, dusty, driveway of rock and thriving, overgrown weeds. We come up to an aged log cabin with a massive crab apple tree with its sharp thorns like claws. The ancient weeping willow provides, with is huge sagging arms, shade from the intense rays of the sun....   [tags: Descriptive Essays, Descriptive Writing]

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Against Abortion

- Abortion to me is murder. It doesn't matter on the circumstances at all. The only time that I believe that abortions are necessary is when the mother's life is in a medical danger because of it. I know that a lot of people think that it's okay to have an abortion if the mother was raped. I don't believe that. I believe that if a girl gets raped, she did something to put herself in that position. Now, I'm not saying that it is her fault completely. I can definitely relate to this. I did something to put myself in that kind of danger....   [tags: The Right to Life, Pro-Life Essays]

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Descriptive Essay: A Beautiful Place

- I think we all have a beautiful place in our mind. I have a wonderful place that made me happy a lot of times, years ago. But sometimes I think that I am the only person who likes this place and I'm asking myself if this place will be as beautiful as I thought when I will go back to visit it again. Perhaps I made it beautiful in my mind. This place is meaningful to me because it is part of the county I loved, is part of the county where I grew up and is part of my childhood. This place is in the country in an old region named Appalachia, a small piece of the Appalachian Mountains, in a town named Pikeville....   [tags: Descriptive Essay Example]

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I Hate Cell Phones

- I Hate Cell Phones Let me come right out and say it: You chronic cell phone users, I’m thoroughly sick of you. I’m sick of having to listen to your dumb conversations as I walk down the street or sit in the park or anywhere people used sit in peace. I’m sick of having to be wary of you while you chat away in a car too close to me, especially you vapid girls and young women with your attention far away from moving several tons of metal along a road. I’m sick of having to maneuver my shopping cart around you while you talk to someone at the other end about the goddamn freshness of the cantaloupe or whether to buy Cheerios or Wheaties....   [tags: Personal Narrative Writing]

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Taking a Chance in Hurston’s Novels, Their Eyes Were Watching God and Seraph on the Suwanee

- Taking a Chance in Hurston’s Novels, Their Eyes Were Watching God and Seraph on the Suwanee “‘All right then, you name somethin’ and we’ll do it. We kin give it uh poor man’s trial anyhow.’” “‘Anyhow Ah done got rested up and de bed bugs is done got too bold round heah. Ah didn’t notice when mah rest wuz broke. Ah’m goin’ out and look around and see whut we kin do. Ah’ll give anything uh common trial.’” pp. 168-69; Their Eyes Were Watching God “Arvay woke up next morning with hope and determination....   [tags: Their Eyes Watching God Seraph Suwanee]

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I Was Born a White, Middle Class American

- Culture and identity are two very strange ideas. They are received at a very young age, yet they are very hard to give to someone else. They will affect you for the rest or your life, yet for the most part you are born into them. However, they soon become very important to us and we cannot, no matter what we do, live without them. They are a part of us, and a vital aspect of society. However, it took me a very long time to recognize that I had an identity and a little while after that before I knew what it was....   [tags: Culture and Identity Essays]

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Republican Plan Should be Vetoed

- Republican Plan Should be Vetoed I think that the Republican should be vetoed because to me, their proposed tax cuts in education, the environment, and other areas are not the way to go. There are probably other government functions that could use a decrease in spending. Raising medicare premiums ( seems alright, but there could be a better way. In general, today's Congress is in so much deadlock over balancing the budget, they will end up watching it go to about $6 billion by the start of the new millenium!!....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Papers]

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History of the Computer

- History of the Computer The Analytical and Difference Engines (1835-1869): The English mathematician Charles Babbage (1792-1871) never got to build his invention, but his design had an uncanny resemblance to the modern computer. Ada Lovelace, Lord Byron's daughter, wrote eloquently about the device and was history's first programmer. The ABC (Atanasoff Berry Computer) (1938): John Atanasoff and Clifford Berry designed the first electronic digital computer at Iowa State, and urged the university to patent their design....   [tags: Technology]

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a place without time

- a place without time From the mountains, you can see it coming. Time sits on the horizon like rain clouds, holding out. In the cities you carry it around in your pocket. Time is organized around where you have to be. You dash blindly around busy corners, always racing against it. But in the mountains, the world sits on the horizon, refusing to move. Before I ever went to the city, I used to know what that meant. Now I found myself trying to remember, waking up every morning to look at the mountains and see what they held....   [tags: essays papers]

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Computers In Our Society

- Don’t know anything about computers. Don’t think they are a big part of your life. Think again. Computers are wondrous machines that improve our lives in many areas like education, entertainment, and work.(Paragraph)The use of computers in and out of school has made improvements in the way we learn. For instance, “the use of computers in the classroom has freed up some of my time so I can give more individualized instruction to the needy,'; says Instructor Mary S....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Fossilized Story Of Mr. Allosaurus

- As the mud starts to surround me I am no longer able to breathe. I catch my last gasp of air and feel a few last raindrops fall on my head. I say goodbye to my Earth and my land. My mouth and lungs fill with mud that travels throughout my system. I am blinded by the wet black soil that has been downpoured on so hard that it has become deadly. I am frightened. Slowly inch by inch I sink farther and deeper in the mud. My life will come to an end soon, and I, the last remaining creature of my kind, will become extinct....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays]

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Bugs Bunny And The Marlboro Man

- Bugs Bunny and the Marlboro Man How often do you watch television and not see violence, smoking, and drinking. Not very often. Everyday you watch television, and everyday you see one of these acts. You are not the only one who sees this, your children do, too. Every time you turn on the television to watch the news, a cartoon, a movie, or your favorite television series, you see something that is wrong with the world. Even if the shows you are watching don't show the bad things in the world, the commercials do....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Why Genetically Modified Crops Aren't Safe.

- Why Genetically Modified Crops Aren't Safe. For many years, scientists have been attempting to create perfect or near perfect genetically modified crops that benefit people, animals, and the environment. But there are many consequences when changing the plants DNA. It harms the animals that are being used as test subjects and on some occasions killed, effects other plants that are growing around the genetically modified crops, kills insects that come in contact with the BT crops that create a chemical that is supposed to kill the insects that feed on it....   [tags: dna, farmers, insects, bugs]

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Factory Farms: A High Price to Pay for Cheap Meat

- ... Most often the superbugs hitch a ride into the surrounding environment in the mountains of waste produced on industrial scale farms. They end up in our ground water, soil, and even our meats. Making themselves know in the ever increasing numbers of antibiotic-resistant infections that now kill more people annually than AIDS. Indeed, while antibiotics can shorten the confinement time of livestock by increasing the growth rates and enable farms to keep more animals in less space, it is imperative that the nontherapeutic use be terminated as common farming practice....   [tags: antibiotic, super bugs, cost]

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Bugs for Breakfast is a very interesting video on the nature and habits of the people and what they like to eat

- Magdalena Sociology 100 October 24, 2005 Reaction Paper 2 Bugs for Breakfast is a very interesting video on the nature and habits of the people and what they like to eat. It mainly features why people eat what they eat. This video has a lot to do with culture affecting the eating factors of what we eat. Culture is defined as the complex system of meaning and behavior that defines the way of life for a given group or society. In this case it defines what people eat....   [tags: Papers]

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My Pest Pros: Bed Bug and Pest Treatment

- Bed bugs are very common that your beds can easily turn into their habitat. Bed bugs may not transmit diseases, but they can bite you and cause red and itchy welts. Deal with these bed bugs by contacting My Pest Pros. We specialize in pest control and offer bed bugs treatment in Fairfax. We have a couple of service plans that provide regular inspections and treatments. We offer commercial and residential services as well as green pest management. My Pest Pros offers organic and green pest control....   [tags: Pesticides, Insecticide, Fumigation]

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Bud Not Buddy, by Christopher Paul Curtis

- Bud Not Buddy, by Christopher Paul Curtis Bud Not Buddy, by Christopher Paul Curtis, takes place in Flint, Michigan and Grand Rapids, Michigan. It took place in the 1920's (during the depression). It is about a boy named Bud Caldwell who is on a search to find his father. He uses lies throughout the whole book to get him where he wants to go. He is 10 years old and his mother died when he was 6. Bud tells everyone she died a fast and painless death. Buds mother never did directly tell Bud who his father was, but she did give him a lot of hints....   [tags: Bud Not Buddy Christopher Paul Curtis]

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