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Set on Display

- Stephen McQueen’s movie, 12 Years of a Slave, tells the story of Solomon Northup, a free African-African, who is kidnapped and sold back into slavery in the 1840s. In one of the scenes, Northup stands in a room where he and other African-Americans are being put on for sale; however, the slaves around him were on display with not one piece of clothing on. By having no clothes on, the people purchasing a slave would be able to see how well condition each slave was to determine the value or worth of each slave....   [tags: 12 Years a Slave, Stephen McQueen]

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Public Display of Religious Garments

- In many religions, the use of garments such as the Jewish yarmulke or the Islamic hijab are not merely worn out of choice, but out of strict ritual or religious obligation. Donning traditional dress is not just seen as religious duty, but ties closely with spiritual practice identity. Widespread use shows that it has become an integral part to the continuity of multiple religious practices. Provided that wearing religious garments is based on manifesting central religious beliefs, to what extent can a State hinder this expression of freedom....   [tags: identity, military, freedom, culture, religion]

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Display Screen Equipment Assessment

- 1 SUMMERY FOR MANAGEMENT 1.1 The following report contains an introduction, background, methodology, result, discussion, recommendations and conclusion following a Display Screen Equipment assessment (DSE). 2 INTRODUCTION 2.1 The purpose of this report is to carry out a DSE assessment on an employee who is defined as a DSE user (Display Screen Equipment, 2002, P5). To identify any adjustments to the workstation, layout and to present the recommendations to management. The assessment will comply with the (Display Screen Equipment) regulations 1992 which was amended by the Health and Safety regulations in 2002....   [tags: Health and Safety]

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Pyrotechnic Display

- When people think about fireworks, they usually think about the Fourth of July. All over the country, people celebrate the independence of the United State of America with fireworks. It is fun to take the whole family out at night to experience a beautiful show and the patriotism surrounding it. What many people do not realize is that fireworks can be used for many different occasions year round. Fireworks are not just for the Fourth of July. The second biggest holiday of the year for fireworks is New Year's Eve....   [tags: Celebrations, Types, Safety]

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The Governmental Display of the Confederate Flag

- The Governmental Display of the Confederate Flag The confederacy is dead. The Civil War is long over, and the United States has experienced much growth and development since its end, much of this due to the outcome of the war. A new, united America flourished throughout the late eighteen hundreds gaining a great deal of power through high levels of commerce and trade. There is no doubt that America is better off now because of the outcome of the War between the States. However, many of the symbols of the Civil War remain very active in the present world; they are very much alive and charged with meaning and power....   [tags: Expository Essays]

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Roman Fever: A Brilliant Display

- Exposing Gender Stereotypes in Roman Fever   Definitive criteria for judging the success or failure of a work of fiction are not easily agreed upon; individuals almost necessarily introduce bias into any such attempt.  Only those who affect an exorbitantly refined artistic taste, however, would deny the importance of poignancy in literary pieces.  To be sure, writings of dubious and fleeting merit frequently enchant the public, but there is too the occasional author who garners widespread acclaim and whose works remain deeply affecting despite the passage of time.  The continued eminence of the fiction of Edith Wharton attests to her placement into such a category of authors: it is a reco...   [tags: Roman Fever Essays]

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Loyal Characters Display of Love in King Lear by William Shakespeare

- Throughout King Lear by William Shakespeare, loyal characters, despite being mistreated and rejected, display authentic and ardent love to their madmen in order to restore justice, peace, and structure. Cordelia, Lear’s youngest and favorite daughter, demonstrates genuine love to her insane and foolish father despite the fact she has banished and neglected for stating her honest feelings and intentions to her father. In Act 1, as King Lear is dividing up his grand kingdom, he gives the opportunity to his three daughters to profess their true love to him....   [tags: justice, peace, structure, love]

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No Heart Is Untouched By The Sting Of Another 's Words And The Ultimate Display Of Evil

- The problem of evil arguably the most personal and haunting question in apologetics. No heart is untouched by the sting of another’s words and the ultimate display of evil, death. For some, like Elie Wiesel in his autobiography Night, the full scope of human evil is unbearably clear as they are faced with the full measure of human evil. This reality of evil often leads to two responses: “since there is evil, there cannot be a god” or “if there is a god, he cannot be loving or powerful, or worse, he enjoys evil.” By exploring the nature of evil, developing loving, Christian responses, and historical evils like the persecution of the Jews, the problem of evil and the hope depicted in scripture...   [tags: God, Good and evil, Chosen people, The Holocaust]

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Main Purpose of Liquid Crystal Display/Flat Panel Monitors

- LCD/Flat panel monitors- LCD is Short for liquid crystal display. LCD technology can be found in computer monitors. LCD displayer is the monitor; the main purpose of a monitor in a computer system is to show text and graphics, which are generated by the computer. The LCD monitor is connected by a cable. One side of the cable is plugged into the back of the monitor and the other side of the cable is plugged into the hard drive cable port. Computer case- A computer case is also known as a computer chassis, system unit, base unit or simply just a case....   [tags: text and graphics, cpu, computer]

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A Display of Decay

- Percy Bysshe Shelley’s “Ozymandias” is a fourteen-line symbolic sonnet that demonstrates a decline in power and the loss of possessions as the central theme. A sonnet has fourteen-lines, usually written in iambic pentameter, and is one of English greatest poetic forms (Holman & Snyder, 2014). However, Shelley’s sonnet is committed to the definition of a sonnet but his sonnet really helps the reader to really appreciate the lyrics contained. Shelley sonnet depicts two stories: one traveler viewing the sites of ancient ruins and second traveler is Ozymandias, a Greek name, an ancient Egyptian king, and ruler during the thirteen century B.C, whose sculptor tells the king’s story....   [tags: poetry, mood, permanency]

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Creating a Promotional Display for the Entrance of a Supermarket Store

- Creating a Promotional Display for the Entrance of a Supermarket Store 1 Introduction ============== This document supports the design and manufacture of the hardware coursework for the GCSE Design & Technology course 2004. The aim of the coursework was to design and make a promotional display for the entrance of a Supermarket Store to promote a new chocolate bar. My solution for this problem was to provide an interactive game, which promotes the new Cadbury's Mye chocolate bar....   [tags: Papers]

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To compare the ways in which these poems display the horrors of war.

- To compare the ways in which these poems display the horrors of war. I have selected three poems, The Soldier, by Rupert Brooke, Dulce et Decorum Est, and Anthem for Doomed Youth, both written by Wilfred Owen. Compare how these poems show the horrors of World War 1. To compare the ways in which these poems display the horrors of war. I have selected three poems, "The Soldier", by Rupert Brooke, "Dulce et Decorum Est", and "Anthem for Doomed Youth", both written by Wilfred Owen. I chose "Anthem for Doomed Youth" and "Dulce et Decorum Est" because they are very similar and show the horrors of the war....   [tags: English Literature]

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David Merrill’s Component Display Theory

- David Merrill’s Component Display Theory Introduction David Merrill’s Component Display Theory is based primarily on the same assumptions as Robert Gagne’s Events of Instruction. They both agree that different types of learning require different types of procedures for teaching as well as different types of assessment means. However, the component display theory is primarily concerned with teaching individual concepts and arranges instruction to provide learner control (Braxton, Bronico, and Looms, 1)....   [tags: Teaching Education Essays]

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Specifications Of the HP ENVY 15.6" Touchscreen Laptop

- Write-up Product Name: HP ENVY 15.6" Touchscreen Laptop Basic Specification: Silver (Intel Core i7-4700MQ / 1TB HDD / 16GB RAM / Windows 8) Cost: $949.99 • Size: Laptop Depth : 25.1 cm • Laptop Width 38 cm Laptop Thickness: 1.2 inches Basic Description: Equipped with a quad-core Intel Core i7 processor this machine helps you boasts the net with a large capacity of 16GB RAM. The HP ENVY 15.6" touchscreen is an energy-star qualified laptop which provides exceptional performance to its users that can accommodate almost any task....   [tags: display, hard drive, memory ]

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My Mistake While Working at Wal-Mart

- In this assignment, I will be talking about a misunderstanding that I have experienced that is business- or work-related rather than a personal example. I will also be identifying the receiver and the sender of the misunderstood message, the communication channel that was used to deliver the message, what caused the misunderstanding, and how I could have avoided it overall. In this situation, the misunderstanding that I have experienced in a work-related example would be when I worked at Wal-Mart and was setting up a display feature for a holiday season....   [tags: display, communication, employee]

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I Am Wet By Robert Levy

- ROBERT LEVY Robert Levy argued that feelings are not necessarily emotions. It all depends on the relationship between the person and something else. A feeling tends to provoke some sense of action. In addition, feeling is the physiological state of an individual, or something inside of that person. The example used in class is the statement, “I am wet.” We explained this by saying that the feeling is what happens when some part of a person’s body enters conscious awareness. Another example could be breathing....   [tags: Emotion, Feeling, Affect display]

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The Display of Culture in Fairy Tales

- Fairy tales are children’s first introduction to different cultures of the world. A click of heels or sprinkling of magic dust can transport children into the jungles of Africa or the countryside of England. Amongst the magical wands, princesses and frogs are the beliefs and customs of the tales’ origin. This is evident in two variations of the fairy tale “The Three Little Pigs”. For example, Andrew Lang’s English version “The Three Little Pigs” represents the culture of England. Likewise, Joel Harris’ African version “The Story of the Pigs” represents the culture of Ethiopia....   [tags: Comparison, Teaching Children]

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Estimating Dinosaur Behavior

- Estimating Dinosaur Behavior Dinosaurs are an extinct group of animals that thrived for 165 million years starting 230 million years ago in the Late Triassic period of the Mesozoic Era. Despite being extinct for the past 65 million years and not being able to study them in their true form, scientists have been able to estimate many different behaviors of dinosaurs. This paper will show that the close study and examination of different types of body and trace fossils, along with animal models, can be provided as evidence to estimate different types of behaviors in dinosaurs....   [tags: display, communication, mating behavior]

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Everything you need to know about output devices

- Everything You Need To Know About Output Devices What is an output device you ask. Well, an output device is anything that can convert electronic information into hard information. The most common form of an output device would be a printer. The printer would be the device that would take the electronic information from most commonly a computer and put it on to a piece of paper and now that electronic information would be information that can be read and used. Although, output devices are not limited to printers or hard information you can hold....   [tags: virtual reality, types of printers, display device]

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Analysis Of Katherine Mansfield 's ' The Dollhouse '

- Inner Light Every person has the potential to be a good human being. Katherine Mansfield displays this belief in her story “The Dollhouse”, in which three children receive a dollhouse as a gift. To explain this inner goodness, Mansfield uses the introduction of the dollhouse to the Burnells along with the young girls’ innocence to explain this theme, while also introducing characters that would appear to contradict this belief, but actually reinforce it. To start off, Mansfield uses the dollhouse as the first symbol of the inner good inside a person....   [tags: Human, Humans, Display device, Good and evil]

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Effects of Google Glass on Society

- In February of 2013, Google announced project Glass. Glass is a wearable computer with an optical head-mounted display so the wearer can see everything without moving their head. There is no screen on Glass, it uses a small mirror prism to bounce information directly into the wearer’s right eye. To transmit sound to the wearer, Glass vibrates the skull which then transfers sound to the inner ear so that the persons normal hearing abilities are not impaired. For ease of use there is a small touch-pad on the outside surface of the device, around the ear area....   [tags: wearable computer, optical head-mounted display]

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Rational Thought And Emotions : The Internal Battle For Balance

- “Rational Thought & Emotions: The Internal Battle for Balance.” Emotions are powerful, innate sensations that can control and influence numerous aspects of our lives from our actions to our mood and even our social relationships. Many believe that our emotions are an evolutionary mechanism designed to help an individual respond appropriately to the environment around them. Regardless of ones perspective on emotions, it is irrefutable how big of an influence emotions can have on an individual; especially if one lets their emotions get the better of them....   [tags: Emotion, Psychology, Affect display]

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Replacing A Fractured Laptop Screen

- There a tremendous secret, or scheme some may say, that computer companies do not want to tell their customers when there is a need to replace a particular part for your personal laptop. The secret that major computer companies do not want to induce to the population is that they outrageously overcharge people to replace a fractured screen on a laptop that could be easily done by a non-professional. For instance, major companies like Dell and HP would approximately charge their customers between 100-300 dollars to simply replace a fracture laptop screen....   [tags: Laptop, Personal computer, Liquid crystal display]

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Controlling Advertisement

- Necessity is a key factor in determining demand. With the increase in inventions and innovations, it was realize that if a new product had to be sold, then it had to be glorified and exemplified so that people would understand its purpose and feel the need for it. This gave birth to advertising. Advertisings sole purpose is to create a sense of desire for things that are actually not essential. Previously in the eighteenth century and the first half of twentieth century posters were the main form of advertisement, gradually advertisements spread to newspapers, billboards, radio and eventually to television....   [tags: innovation, commercials, publlic display]

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3-D Displays in the Marking Process

- ... Focusing on one central theme can help sell more variation of products while still drawing attention to them. When walking inside the store, products will complement the customer with the high quality items that are new or endorsed. The stores will have to use many tactics to market the products that they are trying to sell. Promotional sales are one way to get consumers to notices a specific brand or product. Stores will focus on one item to promote so they can get many people interested to buy it....   [tags: customer, product, advertising]

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The Communication of Window Displays

- The fashion market-place became high-competitive nowadays. In order to stand out, more new, attractive products and services need to be provided for the ever-changing environment in high street. According to Berger (1972), ”Seeing comes before words”. Visual stimulation became important when customers need to be inspired by eye-catching and clear seasonal product display when they pass through one boutique to another. Merchandisers caught a whiff of visual strategy so that they came up with the idea to create a innovative and beautiful space which can show the new merchandises to convey the brand messages as well as to grab the attention of passers-by....   [tags: fashion, market, competitive]

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Self Management Skills : Displays Confidence

- Self-Management Skills: Displays confidence and remains in control when handling difficult or unfamiliar situations. Demonstrates adaptability and flexibility when handling change and proves able to work autonomously and efficiently. Adapts to change and accepts new assignments; Rebounds quickly from setbacks. I am very disciplined when it comes to self-managing my responsibilities, both with very little or no direction. . I had no problem meeting the goals that I set for myself, neither the goals given to me....   [tags: Management, Learning, Better, Leadership]

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The Role Of Educational Displays As An Ultimate Way Of Setting The Environment

- The essay will help in understanding the role of educational displays as an ultimate way of setting the environment to promote the desired learning outcomes among students who are learning English as their second language (ESOL). Riddell (2003) stated that it is nearly impossible for educators to create the perfect learning environment. Many learning environments have been created to respond to the stipulated learning theories. According to Robbinson & Molina (2002), the theories mainly base their arguments on physiological and sociological factors which are found in the immediate environment....   [tags: Education, Learning, Psychology]

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Return to Curiosity: Privileging Wonder over Rationalism in Museum Displays and Learning

- ... (Robinson, 2008) Although it is unclear whether the decline in divergent thinking over the course of childhood is directly caused by present education systems, it is clear that most learning energy is directed towards linear and rational forms of thinking. In Resonance and Wonder, Stephen Greenblatt describes the museum as a repository for traces of culture and talks about the resonance of objects. He writes: By resonance I mean the power of the object displayed to reach out beyond its formal boundaries to a larger world, to evoke in the viewer the complex, dynamic cultural forces from which it has emerged and for which as metaphor or more simply synecdoche it may be taken by a viewer t...   [tags: museum organization, contextualization]

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Robotics: The Visual Simulation Displays

- The visual simulation displays: • A specific agents traversability or visibility map upon request • A background image unique to that scenario • Agents moving around the workspace area • Current agent’s actions IV. METHODS The simulation’s primary goal is to confirm the author’s claim that implementing the method outlined in Failure An- ticipation in Pursuit-Evasion will provide the ability to get assistance to the primary pursuer within the visibility criteria. This claim is tested using all three scenarios mentioned above....   [tags: implementation,evasion, failure]

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An Emotional Undertone Displays

- Travelers is a leading provider of insurance for auto, homes, and business. Immediately, their advertisement captivates the audience by sharing a heartwarming glimpse of a relationship between a father and daughter over a twenty-year span. Travelers advertisement is persuasive because it creates an emotional tie to the father and daughter using musical elements, appeals to pathos, and an appeal to a specific audience, in order to capture one’s heart. To begin, an emotional undertone displays itself throughout the ad as the song, Growing Up, plays in the background, allowing one to empathize and relate a unique bond between father and daughter....   [tags: Family, Emotion, Protection, Tears]

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The Role Quality of Life Issues Displays in Medical Decisions

- ... The rational/social exchange perspective is based on the assumptions that individuals have the ability to reason, make choices based on consideration of available substitutions and anticipated consequences, and act in their own best interest (Johnson and Rhodes, 2010, p. 7). Regarding healthcare, the patients and their families should be in charge of medical decisions and not the physicians because of ethical reasons where they are entitled to what they believe is medically best for the patient....   [tags: rational-decision making theories]

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Cube Shaped Boxes and Supermarket Displays

- Cube Shaped Boxes and Supermarket Displays Introduction The question: Boxes made in the shape of a cube are easy to stack to make displays in supermarkets. Investigate. Plan ==== I will carry out this investigation by following these points: 1. Simplify the question by using 2-d shapes. 2. Draw 2-d designs. 3. Draw 3-d designs. 4. Evaluate my work. Detailed Plan To investigate each shape I will follow a pattern: 1. I will state which shape I am investigating. 2....   [tags: Papers]

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Free College Essays - Displays of Light in Paradiso

- Paradiso – Displays of Light Dante's ascension throughout the entire Divine Comedy, namely that of his last book, Paradiso, is notedly marked by the variant displays of light and how it effects the poets. Quintessential to the purpose of this entire poem is the depiction of Paradise as a realm of light that exists in nine spheres, whose proximity to God varies directly with their merit, shown by the first three lines, "The glory of Him who moveth everything /Doth penetrate the universe, and shine/ In one part more and in another less." (Dante, 293) In the closer spheres with the lesser radii, Dante notes the soft glowing lights, but as he approaches the centermost sphere,...   [tags: Dante Paradiso Essays]

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Displays from the Romantic Period in Lines Composed a Few Miles above Tintern Abbey by William Wordsworth

- The Romantic Period brought a significant gentleness to literature in a strong reaction to the Enlightenment era. William Wordsworth displays this eloquently in his poem “Lines Composed a Few Miles above Tintern Abbey” by quickly putting the reader in touch with nature as his visit confirms his memory of “[hearing] these waters, rolling from their mountain-springs / With a soft inland murmur” (3-4). Describing the sounds, rather than just the scene, bring to mind a quiet, calm, tranquil like setting....   [tags: emotion, visual, tranquility]

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How Does Change Blindness Occur From Passive Viewing Of 2 D Displays?

- 1 – Briefly describe the aim(s) of the study In the abstract the authors clearly state that their primary and secondary aims are to determine he presence and factors, such as social out-group membership, that affect change blindness in a real world situation, as opposed to still images and motion pictures. 2 – Indicate whether or not the study was theoretically motivated. Within the abstract and introductory paragraph there is mention of literature that motivated this study. The authors speak of different studies that lead convincing arguments that demonstrate change blindness for objects in still images and in motion pictures, however these studies do not detail real world scenarios and th...   [tags: Experiment, Stanford prison experiment]

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Saving Private Ryan - Captain Miller Displays the Five Types of Power

- Saving Private Ryan - Captain Miller Displays the Five Types of Power Many people in this world have power and influence. Yet, there are few who have the traits needed to be an incredible leader. These people who are positive leaders tend to leave strong impressions in our minds for years or maybe even a lifetime. In choosing a movie with a character that portrayed a strong sense of power and influence, and possessed the traits of a good leader, I remembered a character that left an admirable impression in my mind....   [tags: Leadership Five Types Power]

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Displays of Love in Endymion and Tamburlaine

- Comparing and contrasting the kinds of love represented by Tellus and Endymion in Lyly’s comedy of errors, Edymion, and the love between Tamburlaine and Zenocrate in Marlowe’s Tamburlaine show similarities where passions drive lovers to capture suitors, but differ in one couple desiring the unattainable, and another taking action to attain. Love is presented in different ways, specifically in Lyly’s play the love is unattainable and unreal, as opposite in Marlowe’s play the love is attainable....   [tags: Marlowe Lily]

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Displays of Good Judgment in Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet

- It has been proposed, concerning the play, Romeo and Juliet, by William Shakespeare, that Romeo behaves rashly while Juliet shows superior judgment. Perhaps Romeo is more confident and quick to make decisions, and Juliet takes her time to think issues through. Both Romeo and Juliet make some good decisions and demonstrate good judgment but, also, they make some mistakes by acting hastily without thinking. Juliet behaves in a careful and thoughtful manner in different stages of the play. An example of this is when Lady Capulet talks to her about marrying Paris....   [tags: Romeo and Juliet Essays]

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Mobile Phone-based Interaction Techniques

- Many of the research presented in the field of mobile phone-based interaction techniques that have been developed so far fall into three main classes according to Sas & Dix [21]. In some research, the personal device effectively acts as an extended input device for text editing or pointing task. In others, the phone is used to upload and download media using standard content and protocols. The third class is where the mobile phone is a more integral part of the interaction, typically using the display of the device in concert with the public display....   [tags: Technology, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi]

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Updating Fitts’ Law

- Interaction with small displays, from ultra-mobile PCs and smart phones to head-mounted displays, has become an integral part of the daily lives of many technology users. However, when compared to typical desktop displays, the small displays of these devices generally occupy small portions of a user's natural FOV, thus resulting in small display FOVs. Furthermore, the eye to screen distance for a smart phone or an ultra-mobile PC can change depending on how the user holds the device, which may result in a further reduction in display FOV....   [tags: Research Analysis ]

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Florida International University Visual Messaging - A Digital Out of Home Communication and Advertising System

- The initially proposal solely addressed Digital Out Of Home (DOOH) advertising. The scope has expanded to better meet the needs of FIU. These needs were determined through interviews and conversations with Administration, Staff, Students, and a series of informal visual communication audits of the campuses. Needs Assessment 1.There is a desire to communicate visually to the student body on campus. This is evidenced by the proliferation of various visual media throughout the campus. Examples: "flip charts" and whiteboards on easels in hallways, various types of paper-based bulletin boards, table displays with banners and collateral materials, student organizations activity frames and posters...   [tags: Information Technology]

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Executive Systems Responsible for Visually Guided Movement

- A fixation is an eye movement variable that gives insight as to about the dynamics of where and how many times a subject acquires visual information. In a study by Ditchburn (1973) found that visual sensitivity declines during saccades because when the saccade is taking place the eyes move quickly and are therefore not able to foveate on specific areas. Theoretically, the greater the number of fixations, the more saccades the eyes will have to produce. Therefore a search strategy that involves fewer fixations is assumed to be more effective (Williams et al....   [tags: eye tracking, gaze, vision, action]

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The Field of Ergonomics

- Background The field of ergonomics stresses the idea of designing the perfect product for people so that whenever the people interact with the product, they are having a beneficial experience and their health and safety is protected by the shape and design of the product. Not only is ergonomics focused on protecting the body, it is also focused on protecting the cognitive abilities (the mind). Therefore, companies should all have ergonomic or human factor departments within their organizations so that the products that they manufacture can have a design that is safe for both the body and mind....   [tags: Design, Perfect Product, Health, Safety]

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Analysis Of The Book ' The Boat ' By Alistair Macleod

- The reading of “The Boat” by Alistair Macleod, and “Simple Recipes” by Madeleine Thein, both display many components that draw attention to different family dynamics, as well as how each member is tested when if comes to love. The reading of “The Boat” by Alistair Macleod is an interesting and sad story that displays many elements figuratively and literally. The first figurative element is the boat. At a literal perspective, the boat is used for fishing and boat rides, although these are not the only things that the boat represents....   [tags: Family, Love, Marriage, Short story]

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The Three Most Common Ways to Displaying Data

- ... Conversely, when trying to measure change over time, bar graphs are best when the changes are larger (How do I). Below is a chart with examples of data sets and the accompanying appropriate frequency chart. Describe Data Set Type of Frequency Chart Type of Visual Display Possible Audience Male and Female Employees Relative Frequency Pie Chart Potential employees and Hiring Managers Highest Earned Employee Education Relative Frequency Pie Chart Human Resources Department, Potential Employees, Parents Latest Student Test Scores Cumulative Frequency Line Graph Students, Parents, Teachers Attendance for the past 3 months over the past 3 years Cumulative Frequency Bar Chart Parents, Teachers...   [tags: pie charts, bar charts, and line graphs]

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Leps : Revolution in the Field of Imaging Appliances

- In 1897, German physicist Karl Ferdinand Braun invented the Cathode Ray Tube (CRT) and it has become an indispensable part of our lives ever since. It has remained ubiquitous till date inspite of being bulky, power hungry and expensive. Researchers came up with an alternative called Liquid Crystal Display (LCD). LCD had been projected as the saviour of the display industry and they have been quite a success in the computer applications industry. However, even today LCDs are far from pervasive. This is due to the fact that apart from being thinner than the CRT it has little advantage over it and hence, fail to meet the broad demands of the imaging appliance industry....   [tags: Physics]

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My Visit to the American Museum of Natural History

- The three Halls that I visited at the American Museum of Natural History were: Halls of the Pacific Peoples, Northwest Coast Indians and Asian peoples. All of these Halls were distinctly different from each other, although I enjoyed viewing all three, my favorite Hall was that of Asian Peoples. Of special interest was the Hall of Northwest Coast Indians, since I was able to witness and play in my head, a reel of the transformations it has gone through since the time of Franz Boas, as described in an article “A Magic Place”....   [tags: Culture, World History, Descriptive Essay]

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Augmented Reality in the Aid of Surgery

- Introduction Augmented reality (AR) is the virtual the object which is combination of 3D real environment in the real time. Computer aided surgery and medicine is one of the application areas in augmented reality (AR). In computer aided surgery and medicine visualization method is needed as a side of view from virtual world as a solution computer visualization in operation for example laparoscopic surgery. In this reviews, visualization include a display device based AR systems, head-mounted display (HMD) and stereoscopic images for generate images with new side of point view....   [tags: medicine, technology, virtual reality]

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The Communication of Exhibition and its Impact on Audience Learning

- This paper attempts to discuss the communication of exhibition and its impact on audience learning. With the motivation of creating positive learning effect on people through the display, our group has put emphasis on the way we communicate with visitors and how we can meet the expectation of the audience through exhibiting media. There are numbers of thoughts will be focused and it will be divided into four sections in the paper. In the beginning, I will clarify the definition of exhibition as its meaning may be differed due to the movement of varied contexts, and here I will centre on display in museums....   [tags: knowlege, interaction, learning behaviors]

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Differences in Output Devices on Computers

- Differences in Output Devices Technology is ever changing around us, and one of these changes comes in the form of output devices. Can you imagine looking up something on the computer and not being able to print it out. How could we look at or listen to anything on our computer without a monitor and speakers. All of this is possible because of the advancement of output devices. Output devices use electronic or electromechanical equipment, such as printers, video displays, or speakers, to present data from a computer to a user in the form of text, images, sounds, or other media (Farlex)....   [tags: printer, monitor, smartphone]

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HTC EVO: The First of Its Kind

- Cellular phone technology has increased dramatically over the last ten years. They started with the basic idea of calling people and now cell phones have an endless amount of possibilities. Since cell phones can do so many things, buying one can be a rather difficult task. If you are choosing a phone on the Sprint cell phone network, the HTC EVO 4G is one of their top rated phones. With that being said, is the HTC EVO 4G the right smart phone for you. The HTC EVO is a smart phone on the Sprint cell phone network....   [tags: Product Review ]

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Benin Art in Museums and Galleries

- The display of Benin art in museum and galleries reflect the attitudes and perceptions of Europeans towards non-western artefacts, especially African. Thus as European attitudes change towards non-western art since the discovery of Benin art in 1897, Benin art has been revaluated and re-categorised. Initially there was a great deal of debate about Benin art and its display, as it did not equate with the perceptions then held about Africa. Until the British conquest of Benin in 1897, little was known about Benin and its culture apart from brief interaction with other Europeans in the sixteenth century....   [tags: Africa ]

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McBath Product Analysis

- - Lynn should structure here presentation following the formula method. This is also known as a persuasive presentation. The book defined this as “A presentation by which the salesperson follows a general outline that allows more flexibility and tries to determine prospect needs” (pg 281). I think that this would be the most fitting because of the lack of success McBath products have had with the chief purchasing agent of Federale, Mary Bruce. The case study presented the strong support and quality Lynn had in the product that she was attempting to sell....   [tags: Product Analysis ]

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iPhone 5s versus Galaxy S4

- The battle for controlling smartphone market between Korean competitor Samsung and US heavyweight Apple is ongoing. Apple entered the mobile phone industry in 2007 with no experience in developing mobile phone or smartphones, since 2007 Apple had become the major smartphone company. However, Samsung had as experience in developing mobile phones unlike Apple but it hardly catching up with Apple in developing smartphones. Smartphone is all about software and how it works, Apple did a great job by changing the phone industry by announcing the first smartphone ever back in 2007....   [tags: smartphone comparison]

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Peacock Characteristics and Genetic Traits for Natural Selection

- Noun Biology. a special type of natural selection in which the sexes acquire distinct forms either because the members of one sex choose mates with particular features or because in the competition for mates among the members of one sex only those with certain traits succeed.1 Attraction and certain traits are an important part in the selection of a significant other. Certain people are attracted to that muscular baseball player out at first base, while others could be into the photographer kneeling down behind the fence....   [tags: courtship, sexual selection, noun biology]

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How to Audit Active Directory Objects using LepideAuditor for Active Directory

- The importance of auditing the Active Directory can be proved with a single fact that doing this will help to maintain the security and integrity of the IT infrastructure in an organization. However, auditing using the traditional Windows native tools is a time consuming and difficult process. It becomes more cumbersome when the auditor has to deal with the difficult-to-understand event details. Moreover, each domain has to be monitored separately and it increases the consumption of time and resources....   [tags: domains, management, administrators]

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Positive Effects of On-line Advertising in Developing Electronic Businesses

- Recent technological advancement has made dramatic changes in some aspects of life, especially in sales and business. In fact, the emergence of e-business caused companies switching from traditional form of business to e- business, for many reasons, such as instant result, decreasing advertising cost, gain excessive customers simultaneously. Hence, in today’s competitive environment without implementing strong marketing tool, the chance to survive in the market is small. Thus, advertising is integrated part of promotional marketing, which ensures company success from various aspects....   [tags: e-business, companies, search engines]

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Business Effective Management: Kristens Cookie Company Case

- Introduction Kristens Cookie Company case offers the business start-up idea which is based on the concept of production of freshly baked custom made cookies at order using available set or resources (labor, energy, ingredients, mixer, tray, utensils, and oven), and selling them at affordable prices on campus to the fellow students four hours each night. To analyze key operations parameters and propose recommendations for business improvement or expansion it is necessary to define process and activities, their throughput time, as well as to identify system capacity and its bottlenecks if any....   [tags: affordable prices, rush order, production]

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Cellular Technologies Inc. (CTI) camera invention

- Questions Presented Whether Cellular Technologies Inc. (CTI) made their camera invention sufficiently publically accessible before the critical date of their patent application, enough to be considered a printed publication and thus invalid under 35 U.S.C. §102(b), when CTI’s Chief Marketing Officer Lisa Toliver sent an e-mail proposal to the Consumer Electronic Show officer with a PDF attachment containing the exact details of the display prior to the tradeshow and did not give notice to prohibit disclosure of the attachment, when Lisa Toliver uploaded a copy of the PDF to the CTI sub-domain that is fairly well known to people in the industry, when CTI displayed the camera at the world’s l...   [tags: Law]

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Photoshop: The Beginning and the Effect

- Photoshop was published and developed by Adobe Systems. It is an editing program that has led to much greater photographic ability for people. Photoshop was created in February 20, 1987 when PhD student Tom Knoll who was studying Engineering at the University of Michigan, realized that his Mac Plus failed to display gray-scale images on its 1-bit black and white display (Musngi). He immediately began coding a program that would once and for all solve his issue. John Knoll, Tom's brother, who was in charge of the special effects department for Industrial Light and Magic recommended that it be developed into a full image editing program after he saw and gained interest in what Tom was doing (...   [tags: adobe systems, computer app, tom knoll]

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The Emotional Intelligence Explained through Starbucks

- ... This naturally leads to Horchschild’s commercialization of human feelings, which is referred to as emotional labor. Emotional labor is mainly adapted in the service industry. Hochschild define emotional labor as the management of feeling to create a publicly observable facial and bodily display, emotional labor is sold for a wage and therefore has exchange value. (Hochschild, 1983; p.7). When our job requires us to induce or suppress our own feeling in order to display a particular emotion, it creates a means whereby emotional management can be purchased by employers for a wage....   [tags: employee performance, services, customer]

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The Use of Petri Nets to Model Traffic Signals at Intersections

- Introduction This paper focuses on the use of Petri nets to model traffic signals at intersections. An eight-phase traffic signal controller is illustrated in this paper. Also, structural analysis of the control Petri net is performed to show that it endorses traffic safety. It also discusses how this tool can be used with more advanced technologies in the future. The following paper will review the G.F. List, and M. Cetin, Modeling Traffic Signal Control Using Petri Nets, IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, 5(3), 2004, 177-187 paper and also discuss the possible extension of the paper....   [tags: movements, red lights, controllers]

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Computer Graphics and Animation

- Introduction Computer Graphics is the bond between humans and computers. Computer graphics is a large field that branches into almost all fields of computer science; however its roots are young. Computer graphics has massively grown over the past 40 years and is now our primary means of communication with computer applications. Do to technological limitations in the 1950s, computer graphics began as a small, specialized field. The Whirlwind project at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology is marked as the origin of computer graphics (Machover 14)....   [tags: Information Technology ]

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The C 130j Super Hercules

- The birth of the C-130J in April 1996 was the beginning of a major over haul of the legacy C-130H Hercules cargo aircraft produced by Lockheed Martin Corporation (C-130 History, n.d.). The major change from the C-130H to the new C-130J Super Hercules was the enormous amount of computer technology and software encompassed into the design and operation of this new cargo aircraft. The advancement in technology allowed engineers to redesign this workhorse to flying demanding missions with only two crew positions compared to its predecessor the C-130H with five aircrew positions....   [tags: Computer, Computer software, C-130 Hercules]

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Virtual Reality is an Alternate World

- Virtual Reality is an Alternate World Computers are a very important part of everyday life. They are used in homes, workplaces, schools, and many other institutions. Today computers aid in research, calculation, organization, and provide numerous additional applications. Computers can literally even take us to other worlds and different realms of reality by a concept referred to as virtual reality. Virtual reality, or simply VR, is a system that allows one or various users to engage in a computer created world that is sensitive to the user’s sight, hearing, and touch....   [tags: Technology Computers Commuication Essays]

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Girls And Girls Are Socialized On Express Emotions That Are Socially Appropriate For Their Gender

- Recent research has shown that boys and girls are socialized to express emotions that are socially appropriate for their gender (Sloan pg.371). A man showing anger and aggression is ok, but not for a woman. Women do appear to show more positive emotions and smile more. Whereas men show little to no expression or emotion. Studies have shown that when “… accounting for social positions women do not experience a greater amount of emotion then men… however women do tend to report greater emotional expressivity than men in general” (Kring and Gordon, 1998; Simon and Nath, 2004)....   [tags: Emotion, Psychology, Feeling, Gender]

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Considerations for Finding Art Pieces or Artifacts for a Museum- Historical Importance Versus Revenue

- It is challenging to decide which is of greater importance when finding art pieces or artifacts for a museum: the historical import or the profit margin. For some, cost-effectiveness or revenue produced in future by marketing replicas will be a priority, but for others historical importance and representativeness of the real historical article will be more important. The discernment between buying the work of a young artist with great promise at the expense of a classic art piece being put away or sold, in reference to which decision would be more worthwhile for future generations, is extremely difficult....   [tags: Archeology]

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Comparing the iPhone 3GS and the Blackberry Bold

- The mobile phone market is crowded with hundreds and hundreds of phones and gadgets but at the top are the iPhone 3G S and the Blackberry Bold 9700. These phones demonstrate outstanding achievements in a whole variety of categories such as speed, design, usability and display. The iPhone 3G S is a very impressive phone with a built in iPod and thousands of other apps while the Blackberry Bold 9700 is just as remarkable with its speed and ease of use. There are many areas in which these two phones can be compared but in the end, both of these phones are a very tough match-up....   [tags: Product Review ]

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The Irish Ultras

- Flares illuminate the night's sky, smoke fills the air, tifo flags sway from side to side down the front of the stand while songs of praise and hatred are belted out back and forth by the two opposing faithfuls.Since the founding of the League of Ireland's first Ultras groups at the turn of the century, this is the atmosphere that has become synonymous with the league's major derbies and crunch ties. (SRFC Ultras in action on 'Dublin Derby' night V Bohemian's in 2008) Its hard to pinpoint when exactly Ultra culture first came to Ireland's shores....   [tags: legue, pyrotechnics, sport]

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The Relationship between Emotional Functioning and and Social Competence of a Child

- The Relationship between Emotional Functioning and and Social Competence of a Child This article is more of a research paper and review on previous studies than new experimental findings. This paper tries to make a connection between emotional functioning and social competence (popularity) of a child. The definition used in this paper of social competence is "the ability to be effective in the realization of social goals." This can also be viewed as the ability to influence peers and their activities....   [tags: Papers]

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Organic Light Emitting Diodes

- Technology has changed our lives in ways that we only imagined in our dreams. Imagine a high quality and flexible display that is simple and low cost. Television or computer screens the size of a wall, but only as thin as a sheet of plastic. With colors so bright and vibrant you will feel like your right in the action whether you?re watching your favorite movie or playing your favorite computer game. Sound very unlikely with today?s bulky, heavy, and power hungry Cathode Ray Tubes many times referred to as CRT?s....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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How Does The Basic Physics of LCD Technology and Plasma Works

- Until recently people were stuck with large clumsy CRT (Cathode ray tube) devises within their everyday life, within the space of a decade after their move to television screens LCD’s (Liquid Crystal displays) and plasma screens have made CRT Displays obsolete. In this article I will explain in detail how the basic physics of LCD technology and plasma works and compare the two and decide which one is better for your needs. The wide range of applications for LCD displays are used for is impressive; they include computer monitors, televisions, instrument panels and signage....   [tags: screen, sub pixels]

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iPad: Thumbs Up or Thumbs Down?

- Technology has always fascinated me due to its fast evolution of electronic devices, especially the revolution of computers. In this very case, the iPad, a truly global product, particularly caught my attention. Digging deeper, it is the components of the iPad that accomplish this high quality of product, making it a popular demand. However, the Apple company itself did not produce the components. The other reputable companies and their factories overseas did. The iPad contains so many components that it is unbelievable....   [tags: Environmental Issues]

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New Gadgets for the New Year

- Welcome the ‘New Year’ with new gadgets For once again in the new year of 2014, the market is completely ready to be inundated with new gadgets with newer innovations. The New Year shall be hot for the smart watches. Apple is ready to launch its flexible smart watch causing a bang in the market, while Samsung could launch its flexible phone in other markets of the world after introducing it in Korea. The people mad after gadgets are too restless to know about iPhone of Apple and of galaxy 5 from its main competitor....   [tags: apple, ipad, google glass]

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How to Buy a Computer

- In an ever-growing technologic world the need for a computer becomes almost a necessity than a luxury. With so many options out in the marketplace it can get overwhelming and exhausting to know what to look for when purchasing a computer. I would put a sentence showing why it is confusing, like I described in your notes. So you might ask yourself how do I go about buying a computer and what should I be looking for. The components of a computer and understanding their function are the main determining factors when looking to make a purchase....   [tags: processor, RAM memory]

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The Angelo State University Campus

- One of the most interesting sights to view on the Angelo State University campus is art. Every piece is different in its own way, yet shares similarities with others. These resemblances can be observed depending on how one views the art. They can range from a first impression based on appearance to what is gained from a deeper analysis of the art. Each way helps to establish a connection from one piece of art to another. The way to find unusual and different art projects is to change the perspective in which it is seen....   [tags: Art, Visual arts, Angelo State University]

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A Report On Diy Car Tech Hacks That Won 't Ruin Your Car

- DIY Car Tech Hacks that Won 't Ruin Your Car The capabilities built into new automobiles boggle the mind. Unfortunately, things like park assist and adaptive cruise control push the price so high you might have to take out a 7 year loan to get behind the wheel. Fortunately, you don’t have to buy a new car to get some of the most useful tech features. Let 's find out what technology we can add to your vehicle with a minimal amount of time and money investment. Add Collision Avoidance and Lane Monitoring Technology As we steamroll toward self driving cars the next stop on the journey is an automobile that yells at us when we 're not driving well....   [tags: Automobile, Vehicle]

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The Strange Situation Is An Experiment

- The strange situation is an experiment designed around the natural settings of the home and involves the mother/caregiver, a baby age range from 9-18 months and a stranger. The Baby and mother are place in an environment very similar to their living room, field with numerous toys for which the baby can play and distract itself from unpleasant encounters if it needs too. The mother encourages here baby to play with the toys and actively interacts with her. In this video the child looks comfortable is okay playing and wandering around the room with the comfort of momma nearby....   [tags: Attachment theory, Mary Ainsworth, John Bowlby]

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Child Abuse and Maltreatment

- Child maltreatment is described as any form of physical harm towards an individual, neglect, emotional, physical, and or sexual abuse which may result in injuries or could emotionally harm a child (Echlin, 1995). Children who have been victims of abused normally display patterns of maladaptive behaviors (Echlin, 1995). Even though some behaviors are frequently seen in most children at one point , when they are prevalent and long-lasting, rather than isolated and temporary they may designate child abuse (Echlin, 1995)....   [tags: behaviors, abuse, victims, relationships]

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