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Alexander Graham Bell, Inventor of the Telephone

- Alexander Graham Bell was a notable scientist and engineer that changed the world with his invention of the telephone. Without the telephone, everyone would not have a reliable communication device. Alexander Graham Bell is considered one of the most influential people in human history. Early Life ~ Alexander Graham Bell was born on March 3rd, 1847 at his family home, 16 South Charlotte Street, in Edinburgh, Scotland. He was born to Professor Alexander Melville Bell and Eliza Grace (nee Symonds)....   [tags: Inventor, Engineer, Scientist]

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Nikola Tesla: A Forgotten Inventor

- The remote control, radio, electric motor, and wireless communications are items we use on a daily basis. But would you believe they were all made by one man during 20TH century. Nikola Tesla, the inventors of these items, is now known by many the true inventor of the electrical age however he was often unnoticed during his lifetime due to his work being way ahead of his time. Nikola once said, “The present is theirs; The future, for which I work, is mine” and can finally be seen today since the innovations of this one man influenced numerous inventions that shaped our word today....   [tags: Electricity, Remote Control]

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The Great American Inventor

- In 1868 Edison, an independent inventor flourished with an acquiring reputation as a top inventor. In Newark, by creating and improving stock tickers, he managed and prepared a manufacturing shop. His profession comprised upon improving the achievement of the quadruplex telegraph, which sent two messages simultaneously in each direction on one wire. Here, he met Alexander Graham Bell and his associate Benjamin Franklin Bredding. Bredding was much more advanced in the techniques of telegraphy and electricity out of both Edison and Bell.Thomas Alva Edison was born on February 11, 1847 in Milan, Ohio, to Samuel Ogden Edison, Jr....   [tags: Entrepreneur ]

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Car Inventor Karl Benz

- Speech Hello everyone, First I want all of you to imagine a world without the gas car, where we would be. As of 2010 there was 1.115 billion and that was four years ago. Where would we be without cars. How would we get places. What invention would there be instead of them. The car has changed the world so much insofar of making a better tomorrow. Without the car we would be back years, the car impacted the world in cutting travel times into a tiny fraction of what they used to be, The most impacted was the postal companies....   [tags: Mechanics, Technology]

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The Inventor of the Telephone: Alexander Graham Bell

- There is no doubt that the inventor of the telephone was one of the greatest genius of the world. I have always asked myself who was the inventor of such an incredible thing. Here you will learn about Alexander Graham Bell’s early life, education, career developments, and his accomplishments.“Alexander did not just mark the birth of the telephone, but marked the death of the telegraph as well” (Hochfelder 1). Furthermore, the invention of the telephone totally changed and developed the communication of all society....   [tags: biography, career]

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Mechanical Engineer : Inventor Of The New World

- Mechanical Engineer: Inventor of The New World In the midst of the darken night, hearing the roars of thunder filling the sky, a young man is studying to become an inventor to generate a new world. Trying to create a world without hearing sirens running down the street every five minutes or hearing gun shots that sound like firecrackers is challenging. He became numb to these, trying to find a way out to make his home better and become an engineer that can make his dreams happen. Truly, the creators of technology is the builder of the new world that advances technology to benefit and connect everyone to each other....   [tags: Engineering, Professional Engineer]

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Maker Movement: Everyone Can Be an Inventor

- ... Since Kickstarter’s launch in 2009 they have funded 51,000 project (Kickstarter). Shapeways is another great website associated with the maker movement. It allows for inventors to create a design and send it into shapeways where they use a 3D printer method to manufacture their idea. This website has allowed for the freedom of the inventors to create whatever design they can think of and not have to worry about the manufacturing of the product (Forbes). The modern global market is alive to innovative businesses practices in the “maker movement” Indeed, we can experience this in various public events where inventors come and share or sell their ideas and products....   [tags: supporting creativity in all forms]

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Steve Jobs : An American Inventor And Entrepreneur

- Steve Jobs, an American technology inventor and entrepreneur, was best known for being the co-founder, chairman, and CEO of famous technology company, Apple Inc. Jobs was best remembered for being a very successful individual in the technology field, creating wildly successful products such as the Apple iPhone and the Apple iPod. However, there is also a lesser known side to him. Steve Jobs was a very selfish, cowardly, and callous person. Steve Jobs was a very selfish person because he had a form of pancreatic cancer that was highly curable, but unsuccessfully sought unproven alternative treatments and waited until the treatments were no longer viable....   [tags: Steve Jobs, Apple Inc., Organ transplant]

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Jack Kilby: Inventor of the Microchip

- Jack Kilby: Inventor of the Microchip Many people living in this fast-paced, globally-connected world often take for granted the amount of technology that goes into the little “gadgets” they love. They also do not often think about the people that made this technology possible. Throughout history, there have been only a handful of persons that have truly altered the way in which a society operates and lives. Jack Kilby’s invention of the monolithic integrated circuit, or better known as the microchip, gave birth to a new technological field of modern microelectronics....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Analysis Of Paco Underhill, The Inventor Of The Science Of Shopping

- It is so nice to have access to the things people need to buy in stores. Whether it is the newest style of clothing in the right side of the store, or the maple syrup in aisle four. Retail anthropologists makes it convenient for customers and shoppers to find the things they need easily. There is no harm in studying the Science of Shopping. Malcolm Gladwell would disagree. He believes that hidden cameras and having records of shoppers’ history receipt is manipulative and unethical. While others might share the same beliefs as Gladwell, others argue there is a benefit from the surveillance of consumers by retail anthropologists such as helping consumers find the products they want to buy, hel...   [tags: Supermarket, Grocery store, Retailing]

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Leonardo Da Vinci : More Than Just An Inventor

- Leonardo da Vinci: More Than Just an Inventor “Wisdom is the daughter of experience” (Abbagnano). These are my forever-lasting words that establish the importance of wisdom in a society. In order for a society to reach its full potential, a high state of wisdom must be achieved. Therefore, I stress the prominence of wisdom integrated into a society as it offers substantial payoff to the individuals. Reaching the ultimate platform of wisdom in a society starts with the principle values of the individuals that compose said society....   [tags: Leonardo da Vinci, Florence, Milan]

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Leonardo Da Vinci: Painter, Inventor, Scientific Theorist

- Leonardo Da Vinci conceived many of today’s modern wonders hundreds of years before their creation. He devised such devices as the automated cart (car), the helical airscrew (helicopter), and a tank-like structure used to transport men during combat. Leonardo Da Vinci was not just an inventor, but a painter, musician, scientist, engineer, mathematician, and writer. Da Vinci was an accomplished man, and succeeded in many fields of work. He once stated, “It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them....   [tags: the quintissential Rennaissance man]

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Benjamin Franklin the Inventor

- Benjamin Franklin the Inventor Benjamin Franklin is recognized as one of the greatest Americans ever. He contributed to the advancement of our country in many different ways. Since Franklin was a statesman, journalist, diplomat, inventor, and philosopher he was always in the middle of everything of importance. It is arguable which of these appositives best describes him. One thing that can not be disputed is that he is the greatest inventor ever. To be forty-two in Franklin’s time was to be well beyond middle age....   [tags: Papers]

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Eli Whitney: The Inventor That Shook The Nation

- Eli Whitney, one of the first great American inventors, who had a very interesting inventing period. It pretty much didn't happen. But I'll explain that later. I chose Eli for a very good reason: I knew absolutely nothing about him. Well, other than the given, he invented the cotton gin. I've always enjoyed researching inventors, so it was either Mr. Whitney, or Robert Fulton. Happily I chose Eli. From studying Eli I hoped to learn about some of his other inventions, what inspired him to invent, in what conditions did he grow up and live in, and also what did his inventions lead to (as in other inventions or discoveries)....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Johannes Gutenberg, Inventor of the Printing Press

- Johannes Gutenberg, Inventor of the Printing Press Johannes Gensfleisch zur Laden zum Gutenberg, or commonly know as Johann Gutenberg, was the inventor of the printing press. He was born in Mainz around 1397 and lived until around 1468. He is most known for his inventing of a movable type, that used metals and alloys, and a press that used an oil-based ink. This printing method was used up until the 20th century. Much evidence suggests that Gutenberg was born in Mainz, although little is known about his youth....   [tags: Papers]

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Thomas Edison: The Blue-Collar Inventor

- Thomas Edison The blue-collar inventor Born 1847 Died 1931 Thomas Edison only had 3 months of formal education, and his schoolmaster thought that Edison may have been retarded. And no one not even his family could envision that Edison would become the inventor that he would eventually end up to be. Born in Milan, Ohio, youngest of 7 children, Edison would often ask questions that his father and mother both could not answer. So naturally he sought out answers through experimentation. Through out his younger years Edison’s mother tried to make learning fun for him, describing it as “exploring”....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Eli Whitney: Great American Inventor

- Eli Whitney: Great American Inventor Eli Whitney was a great American inventor. He was also a noted manufacturer, craftsman, and pioneer. He is best known, of course, for inventing the cotton gin. Many also know him for his manufacturing of interchangeable gun parts. Both of these achievements had profound impact on American history and brought fame to a humble farmer's son who always tried his best and hung on to his dreams. Eli Whitney was born in Westboro, Massachusetts, on December 8, 1765....   [tags: US AP History American]

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Brief Biography of Thomas Alva Edison

- “I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work”(brainyquote.com 2014) . These are the words of Thomas Alva Edison, possibly the most famous inventor in American History. With 1,093 patents to his name, no one has even come close to his greatness. Thomas loved inventing and never thought anything as a failure, even his mining failure, which was possibly the worst of them all. He was affected by an interesting childhood, thus he had an enterprising career, and was remembered with an amazing legacy (invention.smithsonian.org 2014)....   [tags: Inventor, Patent]

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Nikola Tesla: Major Creator and Inventor in the Field of Power Transfer

- “I do not think there is any thrill that can go through the human heart like that felt by the inventor as he sees some creation of the brain unfolding to success... Such emotions make a man forget food, sleep, friends, love, everything.”1 This was said by Nikola Tesla near the end of his life. He was a vivid inventor for the majority of his life, developing many ideas that weren’t further developed until very recently. He, like many other inventors, is part of a group of people throughout history known as history’s forgotten....   [tags: Biography]

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Louis Daguerre: Inventor of the First Commericially Successful Type of Photography

- Also known as a previous commercial artist, Louis Daguerre invented the ability for cameras to capture fleeting images accurately . Louis Daguerre was born in November 18, 1787, in Cormeilles, France. His first job wasn’t a photographer, but it was Daguerre’s first step in getting attracted by the way lighting and reproducing accurate scenes work. Daguerre wasn’t a photographer, or an inventor from the beginning of his life. “By 1825, Daguerre was a successful commercial artist in Paris; creator, proprietor, and promoter of a giant illusionistic theater called the Diorama” (Nelson)....   [tags: photography, daguerreotypes]

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Leonardo Di Ser Piero Da Vinci and The Mona Lisa

- Leonardo di ser Piero Da Vinci (April 15, 1452 – May 2, 1519), is almost the greatest geniuses in history ever since God made human beings. How to explain that, he was a painter, sculptor, musician, mathematician, engineer, architect, anatomist, geologist, botanist, and writer. The most incredible thing is he showed interest and explored all of the aspects and his grand achievement influenced the history of human beings and even nowadays. With all the fabulous crowns he wore on, he was famous as a painter....   [tags: drawing, artist, inventor, ]

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Johann Gutenberg and the Printing Press

- During 1448 a German inventor named Johann Gutenberg changed the world. With many different strategies that he overcame and ways that he could spread his creation, he did it so that the whole nation could experience his brilliant invention. Although, there were many achievements throughout the world that deeply impacted many things that we still use today, the most important achievement throughout technology is the printing press by Johannes Gutenberg. It helped spread the sprouting of religion, books and as well as influencing the public’s opinion throughout articles and newspapers....   [tags: inventor, printing press]

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Biography of Thomas Alva Edison

- Thomas Edison was an inventor. He enjoyed creating new inventions to share with the world. He soon started to pay more attention to his new bride, Mary Stilwell. They got married on Christmas day. They had two children, Madeleine and Charles. Yet Edison still preferred to work night jobs. Over the years, Edison produced a variety of phonographs for home use. Another invention that he developed was the electric pen. Thomas Alva Edison was born on February 11, 1847 in Milan Ohio. When Edison was just seven years old his family moved to a house in Port Huron Michigan....   [tags: inventor, light bulb]

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An Electric Man: Benjamin Franklin

- Benjamin Franklin is a vital man in our history. Benjamin was an politician, writer, inventor, scientist, and so much more. He came into to this world on January 17, 1706. He had fairly humble beginning. His father was Josiah Franklin, a soap maker, and his mother was Abiah Folger. Benjamin was the tenth child out of seventeen children. Josiah sent Benjamin to clergy school, but could only afford it for one year. Benjamin went on to apprentice under his brother James as a printer. Benjamin wanted to write for James's paper, but he knew James would never allow it....   [tags: politician, writer, inventor, scientist]

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The Computing Pioneer: John Atanasoff

- Professor John Atanasoff was a pioneer in the electronic and computer industry. Atanasoff was an American inventor and physicist. Something that he was best known for was creating the first electronic digital computer. Atanasoff’s early life started out when he was born on October 4th 1903 in Hamilton, New York. His parent’s professions was an electrical engineer and a school teacher. Atanasoff learned very quickly and excelled at what he learned, learning to use a slide rule by the age of 9. He was able to complete all of high school in two years and then later on in 1925 he received his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering graduating with straight A’s....   [tags: Scientist, Inventor, Professor]

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Thomas Jefferson and Monticello

- ... Furthermore the Entry Hall demonstrates Jefferson’s understanding of History and the Arts. In the Entry Hall, Thomas Jefferson’s Entablature shows how Jefferson comprehends the Arts. Thomas Jefferson used the details from the Corinthian temple of Antonius and Faustina in Rome, when designing his Entablature. He had this design specifically chosen as it was a part of history he wanted to remember. To make sure his orders were completed exactly as he wanted, he drew a full scale model of the design....   [tags: inventor, cabin, tools, the compass]

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Amazing People: Steve Jobs

- Steve Jobs Steve Jobs (Apple co-founder USA), Steve Paul Jobs (1955.2.24-2011.10.5), the famous American inventor, entrepreneur, co-founder of Apple Inc. Steve Jobs is considered the computer industry and iconic figure in the entertainment industry, he has experienced the ups and downs of Apple and the rise and fall of several decades, has leadership and launched a Macintosh computer (Macintosh), iMac, iPod, iPhone, iPad and other popular around the world electronic products, profoundly changed the modern communication, entertainment, lifestyle....   [tags: apple, inventor, entrepreneur]

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Thomas Alva Edison and His Contribution to the World

- During the 19th century the inventions of useable electricity, steel, and natural gas products led to a second industrial revolution (1865–1900), which featured the growth of transportation as well as faster and wider means of communication. The 19th century was the age of developing machine tools along with interchangeable parts. The assembly line was also invented during the 19th century, speeding up the manufacturing of products in factories. Inventors began to design practical internal combustion engines; the light bulb, telephone, typewriter, and sewing machine, all of which came of age during the 19th century....   [tags: Electricity, Inventor]

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Chuck Hull: Inventor of the 3d Printer

- Chuck Hull and The 3d printer Early life and stereolithography: Chuck Hull Was born on May 12 1939. In 1983 Chuck invented stereolithography and subsequently And in 1989 founded 3D systems. Stereolithography was developed when there was no such thing as rapid prototyping/creating a concept model If you were lucky you could make a working prototype even though It took months and thousands of dollars. And while engineers were Using A computer to help them design and manufacture prototypes. There was no method for that software to communicate....   [tags: stereolithography, prototyping, images]

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Tobias Mayer, Inventor of the Color Triangle

- Tobias Mayer Tobias Mayer, full name Johann Tobias Mayer, was born February 17, 1723 in Marbach, Germany. Mayer was raised in Esslingen in poor conditions. There were 6 children within the family, including Tobias. His father was a hardworking water engineer. It was his job to construct a suitable channel for the supply of drinking water to a small castle near Esslingen. When his father was appointed as an inspector and foreman he was to expand his knowledge of the machines and water engineering by visiting neighboring places....   [tags: mathmetician, astrology, germany]

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Ruth Handler, Inventor of the Barbie Doll

- More than Just the Mother of Barbie 90% of girls ages three through ten owned at least one Barbie doll. Ruth Handler’s idea for children to live there adult fantasies through a toy, came to life in a tall beautiful blonde doll. Barbra Millicent Roberts, or Barbie for short was named after Handlers daughter. Barbie was originally molded after the European Lilli doll that was made to be a gag gift, but Handler transformed this idea into so much more. The first Barbie doll was created in 1959, changing the toy making industry forever....   [tags: Mattel, Toys]

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Basketball and its Inventor: James Naismith

- Basketball was invented by a man named James Naismith. He was born in 1861 in the United States. Naismith was a high school sports coach in Massachusetts. He was a sporty guy. People took him as a religious man, because he was. James Naismith was born on November 6, 1861 in Almonte, Canada. James Naismith dies on November 28, 1939, 22 days after his birthday. He died in Lawrence, Texas. He invented two things. He invented Basketball and the Football helmet....   [tags: Sport, YMCA]

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Alexander Graham Bell and The Invention of The Telephone

- With the modernized world we live in today, it is crucial that people communicate on the go with friends, family, and business associates. It is estimated that next year, Americans will spend $1.8 billion on mobile devices. They continue to be a growing part of our culture and are being relied on by 91% Americans to get them through the day. Alexander Graham Bell pioneered the way for all of the advancements we have seen thus far. Not only are we able to make and receive high quality calls wirelessly, we are able to take pictures, play music, play games, exchange videos, surf the web, and view social media....   [tags: biography, scientist, inventor]

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Spending a Day with Thomas Edison

- “To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.” - Thomas Alva Edison (1847-1931) And Thomas Edison himself certainly had both of these. How else would he have achieved over 1800 patents worldwide. Thomas Alva Edison was someone who you would call a genius. No sensible person would refuse if given the choice to spend an entire day with him. You might say, “So what is so special about Thomas Edison. I would much rather spend a day with a pop star!” Well, read on and find out for yourself....   [tags: inventor, courage, patent]

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The Renaissance Man, Leonardo da Vinci

- Most people do not realize that a parachute and the Mona Lisa have one common factor—Leonardo da Vinci. His techniques of self-teaching are very impressive and unique from anyone else’s during the Renaissance era. This Renaissance man, Leonardo da Vinci, generously impacted the art and science world by creating new-world inventions, perfecting newly found art techniques, and creating the most famous pieces of art in history. Leonardo da Vinci’s inventions were all considered fever dreams in the Renaissance era, like the equivalent of seeing a futuristic object in a science-fiction movie, but they inspired many actual products of the world of today....   [tags: artist, inventor, anatomy]

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Why I Want to Study Mechanical Engineering

- Making life decisions and planning at such a young age always made me wonder. When I was a kid, I used to watch a Japanese cartoon show called ‘Doraemon’ and seeing those impossible futuristic devices made me believe that one day, I would be inventing them. Despite my childish dream, I am still determined to be among those inventors that could awe the world using my imagination to create something impossible into a possible one. My uncle who is an engineer used to say that engineers need to be committed with their work....   [tags: inventor, skill, problem, law, dream, teachnology]

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Thomas Edison

- Thomas Edison Thomas Alva Edison - born February 11, 1847, Milan, Ohio, U.S. d. Oct. 18, 1931, West Orange, N.J. American inventor who, singly or jointly, held a world record 1,093 patents. In addition, he created the world's first industrial research laboratory. Edison was the quintessential American inventor in the era of Yankee ingenuity. He began his career in 1863, in the adolescence of the telegraph industry, when virtually the only source of electricity was primitive batteries putting out a low-voltage current....   [tags: Thomas Edison Inventor Biography Essays]

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No More Flip Phone! A Brief History of Steve Jobs

- Steve Jobs dropped out of college, but yet he still managed to become a multi-millionaire by the age of twenty-five. After one semester of college, Jobs dropped out and started to work with his very close friend Stephen Wozniak, creating their very own personal computer. They started to work on the computer in Jobs room and garage. With only $1300, Jobs and his friend Wozniak started their own company and Jobs decided to name it Apple. Apple is now a company that is being used daily worldwide. Steve Jobs is a revolutionary because he changed the way America views their technology....   [tags: Apple, Computers, Inventor]

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The Invention Of The Great Inventors

- In our society, there are many kinds of works; teachers teach students in the school, government officers help govern the whole country, and lawyers work in the court for the justice. How about inventors. What do the inventors do. Inventors usually do the invention for human being’s better lives even though they have to face with failures and challenge during the way to success. In their process of invention, a process about engineering and product development, they use their creative minds trying to solve the problem people meet with everyday; although they may be fail to solve the problem at their first try, they still keep optimistic doing the experiments again and again....   [tags: Patent, Invention, Patentability, Thomas Edison]

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Steven Paul Jobs

- Throughout his life, Steven Paul Jobs showed that he had an interesting way of looking at the world. As a young child he easily became distracted in class and turned to pranking his teachers and classmates to stay entertained. In his young adult years, he was often described as cold or “impossible to deal with” (Isaacson 43). Despite his attitude, he still managed to impress by working with electronics and creating new ideas. Through his early experiences and accomplishments, Jobs created companies that changed the technology world and resulted in the successful Apple Corporation....   [tags: biography, apple, innovator, inventor]

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Canadian Inventors and Engineers

- Although Canadians have made more improvements and advances on inventions rather than solo inventions, Canadian inventors have contributed more than they are generally given credit for. Canadian inventors have been making contributions to society for hundreds if not thousands of years. Among the many Canadian inventions prior to the Second World War are the telephone which was invented by Alexander Graham Bell in 1876 , the light bulb invented by Henry Woodward and Mathew Evans in 1874, and Plexiglas co-invented by William Chalmers in 1931....   [tags: technology, modern societies]

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Bringing Electricity to the Masses

- It was not very long ago that as night descended the cities, towns, and homes of the world fell into darkness as well. Lit by candles, oil lamps, gas lamps, and open flame, the light put off by these flames was not very bright and also had the down fall of producing fumes, smoke, and ash. “The electric light was little more than a novelty for the wealthy and only had small scale applications where only a few bulbs would be needed.” (Flatow 11) If we think about how dependent on electricity we are today, it becomes difficult to imagine the world as we know it without it....   [tags: Inventors]

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Organizational Vision Plan for Champion Broadband for a Potential Investor

- Organizational Vision Plan for A Potential Investor Founded in 1999, Champion Broadband (Champion) provides advanced communications services to residential and business customers in Monrovia and Arcadia, California (CA). Champion offers digital telephone, high-speed Internet access and Digital TV over its technologically advanced IP-based network. As a leading provider of communications services, we have continually taken pride in connecting people and enriching their lives. Champion believes in the enduring and essential belief in integrity, service, collaboration, pride and people....   [tags: investor, Champion, plan]

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Inventory Management And Inventory Control

- Majority of organizations show that inventory is listed and one of their largest assets on their balance sheets. Expenses are typically documented as one of their largets expenses on their income stetments. Within this paper it is shown how much an inherent risk inventory can be if not properly controlled and managed. In looking at the audit world; inventory rank high in being a major audit area of an organization. Inventory can only become less of a risk to an organization by keeping proper inventory records and conducting proper audits....   [tags: Inventory, Balance sheet, Financial audit]

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Inventory Of Inventory Management System

- Inventory management system has been practiced in many organizations from various industries. Given the diverse and multi-layered supply chains handling different inventories, organizations utilizing inventory management system can still manage efficiently and effectively their supply and demand flow within crucial transactional activities. In the following discussions, this paper examines the concept of inventory management, different inventory types and inventory management processes, and the function criteria to be considered when selecting inventory management system....   [tags: Supply chain management, Supply chain, Inventory]

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The Quickest Technique For Achieving Acknowledgement Among Inventors

- The quickest technique for achieving acknowledgement among inventors, and in addition a Ph.D. what’s more, riches is through inventions, to issues. At the end of the day, if a person has his or her own particular patent, achievement is ensured. A patent is a creation as well as, sole rights to the development allowed by the country, to which the individual resides. The invention does not necessarily have to be a solution to a technological problem via an item, it can be as straightforward as even a procedure....   [tags: Thomas Edison, Incandescent light bulb]

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Inventory Management And The Objectives Of Good Inventory

- The first and one of the most important concepts in this case to understand is inventory management and the objectives of good inventory management . Inventory management can be defined as “the practice of overseeing and controlling the quantities of finished products for sale” (“Inventory Management,” n.d.). Thus, in relation to this case, inventory management is the practice of overseeing and controlling the various amounts of food and drinks for sale. Good inventory management is crucial for the overall success of Wegman’s and every other business entity’s operations....   [tags: Inventory, Costs, Cost, Management]

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Sample Resume : Inventory Control

- Inventory control is a demanding objective for businesses cross every industry. Without adequate inventory management techniques, the supply chain hurts, we are not able to achieve customer requirements properly, and conclusively, our company’s bottom line will mirror these imperfections (Dolinsky, 2010). But adopting the right method for inventory management and expanding impressive policies to certain that practices are followed, developing the accuracy of our inventory control techniques, and gathering authentic data to understand how to use that evidence to educate other areas of the company are concerns with no simple, straightforward solutions (Dolinsky, 2010)....   [tags: Inventory, Supply chain management]

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Effective And Efficient Inventory System

- Main Goal 2: Effective and Efficient Inventory System Goal 2.1 Maintain an efficient and effective stock control The system controlling the quantity and quality of the stock at reception from suppliers has been improved; the next goal to be covered is controlling the hospital’s stock on hand and trying to avoid stock shortage problem. Threat: inaccurate inventory record Inaccurate inventory record can cause a shortage in inventory. The level of drugs could be either understated or overstated....   [tags: Inventory, Economic order quantity]

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Jit : An Inventory Strategy

- Definition of 'Just In Time - JIT ' An inventory strategy companies use to increase efficiency and decrease waste by receiving goods only as they are needed in the production process, thereby reducing inventory costs. This method requires that producers are able to accurately forecast demand. Investopedia explains 'Just In Time - JIT ' A good example would be a car manufacturer that operates with very low inventory levels, relying on their supply chain to deliver the parts they need to build cars....   [tags: Manufacturing, Inventory, Costs, Industry]

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An Investigation Of Specific Physical Inventory

- 2.3 Definition of Terms Asset - Equipment that is utilized, but not consumed, in the production of goods or services supporting the program mission. An asset is a resource controlled by the enterprise as a result of past events and from which future economic benefits are expected to flow to the enterprise. Causative Research – Material Manager is responsible for an investigation of specific physical inventory discrepancies to determine why they occurred, so corrective action can be taken. This review of all transactions to include supporting documentation: receipts, issues, catalog change actions (i.e., quantity per unit pack), location updates, unprocessed or rejected documentation occurrin...   [tags: Inventory, Supply chain management, Storage]

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Inventory Accounting : A Company

- Paper #6 Inventory Accounting Inventory accounting is exceedingly important to a firm because inventories are a significant asset to the firm both in absolute size and proportion to all of the firm’s other assets. Furthermore, selling inventories more than its cost price represents the main source of a firm’s sustainable income. For a typical wholesaler or retailer there is only one inventory account called the Merchandise Inventory. For a manufacturing company there are three categories of inventory accounts which are Raw materials inventory, Work-in-process inventory and Finished goods inventory (Revsine, Collins, Johnson, Mittelstaedt & Soffer, 2015)....   [tags: Inventory, Balance sheet, FIFO and LIFO accounting]

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Effective Inventory Management Analysis

- Inventory is important to the supply chain, yet it is not universally well understood. It is considered as an economic asset to a non-income-producing use of capital funds. It is characterized, both positively and negatively in the aforesaid sentence. Only when considered in light of all quality, client service and economic factors—from the viewpoints of purchasing, manufacturing, sales and finance—does the whole picture of inventory become clear. Effective inventory management is essential to supply chain competitiveness....   [tags: inventory, supply chain, store goods]

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Current Situation Of Purchasing And Inventory Management

- Executive Summary The Purpose of this report is to analyze the current situation of Purchasing & Inventory Management, and identify the operational problems within the organization and to develop the set of recommendations that would help organization to have effective and efficient process for the purchasing of material and inventory management by applying the relevant principles of Operational management theories and models. The company Brisbane Outdoor was established by Mr. Donald Saxon and expanded the business with the help of acquisition of other outlets, he has developed the independent structure of management within all three outlets, that has been run by the experienced staff, his...   [tags: Management, Inventory, Laissez-faire]

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Designing A Inventory System For Nike

- My company is always searching for methods that will help companies become more efficient. Recently, I had the privilege of attending a Microsoft conference that introduced Nike’s Chairman, President and CEO, Mark Parker as the guest speaker. Apparently, due to, demand fluctuations and stiff competition, Nike now has an abundance of excess inventory. Upon hearing this startling revelation, I immediately thought about the Adapting Supply Chains to Tough Times, case study I read the other day. However, the problem that I discovered with Nike is that it has multiple locations, that all have different inventory needs....   [tags: Supply chain management, Inventory, Supply chain]

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Why Should Businesses Use An Inventory Management System?

- Healthcare organizations have many different reason to manage their inventory. The key aspect of any management is to be effective. Having an effective inventory management system can create quite a few benefits for businesses. Let us explore this theory. Why should businesses use an inventory management system you may ask. One advantage to having an inventory management system is that it is an effective way to control inventory. The costs of using this system also outweigh the costs of implementing it....   [tags: Inventory, Inventory control system, Management]

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Logistics And Scm Inventory And Distribution

- Unit 2 – Discussion Board SCM – 610 Logistics/SCM Inventory and Distribution Instructor: Ron Black Hello Everyone, Today we are going to discuss the importance of implementation of Collaborative Planning, Replenishments and Forecasting between supply chain partners in the reduction of the bullwhip effect. First, we will see what is bullwhip effect. The bullwhip effect is also known as the whiplash effect. The condition in which, the orders sent to the manufacturer and supplier creates larger variance as compared to the sales to the end customer is detected by the supply chain....   [tags: Supply chain management, Inventory, Supply chain]

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A Research On Southwire 's Inventory Management

- From my research on Southwire’s inventory management, I can indicate that they have a very new technology system that lets them meet the need for vendor-managed inventory. Southwire has developed electronic commerce that helps them manage all facets of their business online especially from ordering and invoicing to inventory management and bar coding. By their electronic commerce also they have lower costs. Southwire developed shorter cycle time, meaning orders can be processed immediately and reduce time lapse....   [tags: Supply chain management, Inventory, Warehouse]

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Inventory Management And Fixed Asset Management

- Inventory Management and Fixed Asset Management – One and the Same. Professional service firms don’t sell products, rather they sell their time and expertise. The common problem is that many smaller firms see the profits generated from their services, but they overlook their losses from poor inventory management and fixed asset management. Even worse, they sometimes manage and track them in the same manner. To make things a bit more complicated, inventory management and fixed asset management are not one and the same....   [tags: Balance sheet, Asset, Inventory, Bookkeeping]

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Operations Management: Inventory Management and Capacity Management

- Executive Summary: The purpose of this assignment is to discuss two topics relating to Operations Management and tie it in to examples from companies. I have chosen to discuss both Inventory management and capacity management. The company examples have both come from the airline industry. I have discussed inventory management with regards British Airways Maintenance Area in Cardiff. They have recently implemented a fully online inventory system. By doing this they have increased their efficiency and have significantly reduced costs....   [tags: airline industry, online inventory]

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Inventory Management : Supply Chain Management

- Inventory management is a method through, which a business handles tangible resources and materials to ensure availability of resources for use. It is a collection of interdisciplinary processes including a full circle from the demand forecasting, supply chain management, inventory control and reverse logistics. Inventory management is the optimization of inventories of manufactured goods, work in progress, and raw materials. According to Doucette (2001) inventory management can be challenging at times; however, the need for effective inventory management is largely seeing more as a necessity than a mere trend when customer satisfaction and service have become a prime reason for a business t...   [tags: Supply chain management, Supply chain, Inventory]

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The Calculation Of Inventory Expense On The Operations Statement

- The calculation of inventory expense on the operations statement and the posted balance on the statement of condition (balance sheet) may be approached in several different ways. List and discuss the various methods of inventory valuation that may be used. Indicate in your response why a certain method may be used in certain situations. What are predominant methods used in health care organizations (tax exempt or for profit) In Inventories are sold, and they are purchased on a continuous basis....   [tags: Balance sheet, Inventory, Non-profit organization]

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Point Of Sale POS Inventory

- Proposal: Point of Sale for The Brighter Side Most small businesses underestimate the importance of managing their inventory. They do not realize that many headaches and fire drills are caused by the lack of control and knowledge of their inventory. Whether it is a lack of knowledge of the quantity or specs of a certain product, businesses too frequently use outdated inventory systems. Insufficient systems do not allow them to get the most out of their inventory, because when used properly, inventory management systems allow businesses to make a concise, real time analysis of products and markets that help them make better business decisions....   [tags: Business Inventory]

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Improving Inventory Management in Power Generation Company

- ... It’s became the subject of maintenance that requires an ideal strategy. System Equipment Reliability Priority (SERP) is a new model to rank the equipment prioritization based on six parameters for system criticality ranking, one parameter for operational criticality ranking and one parameter for asset failure probability. The analysis calculation will generate a Maintenance Priority Index (MPI). MPI will provide information to the management about equipments which become the main focus (Wahyudi, 2009)....   [tags: inventory control models, ABC analysis]

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Analyzing Inventory Turnover, Supply Goods And Services

- Analyzing Inventory Turnover Organizations that supply goods and services to consumers all have one thing in common; inventory on hand and a management system to control the flow of goods. Heizer and Render (2014) stated that organizations must determine whether to produce goods or to purchase them and once the decision is made, the organization must then forecast the demand for these products. This function is especially critical in the automobile, hospitality (food & beverage, lodging) and retail industries....   [tags: Inventory, Supply chain management, Supply chain]

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Suggestions For Your Annual Physical Inventory

- The business year will come to a close for many companies on December 31. An integral part of the closing process is the tedious and time-consuming annual physical inventory. Having endured just a few of these, I have the following suggestions to help make the process go a little smoother. Send out notifications to all affected parties Notify your suppliers that you will not allow deliveries while the physical inventory is in progress. Place a "non-delivery" notice on your purchase orders. Notify all transportation companies that regularly service your facility of the delivery and shipment restrictions....   [tags: Business Inventory]

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Supply Chain And Its Effect On Inventory Management

- Results Inventory serves a useful purpose in the supply chain. That said, firms can help minimize the need for inventory by carefully managing those factors that drive inventory levels up.Inventory items can be divided into two main types: Independent demand and dependent demand items. The systems for managing these two types if inventory differ significantly.The two classic systems for managing independent demand inventory are periodic review and perpetual review systems. In this research the framework was applied to current companies, however the framework can be applied to other industries as well, because at other organisations the same main basic processes take place within inventory ma...   [tags: Inventory, Supply chain management, Supply chain]

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A Brief Biography of Alexander Graham Bell

- ... He was the president of the National geographic Society and a regent of the Smithsonian, this shows that he was an honorable and respected inventor and that other inventors looked up to him. “Bell helped to build the first public telephone exchanges, which allowed people with telephones to place call to each other through a central switching system” (Streissguth). He helped build the first public exchange center, which shows that he really did stand behind his invention and truly cared about it....   [tags: notorious inventors, telephone]

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What Forecasting And Inventory Management Processes Does Forefront Use?

- Finally, we can say that by using this strategy of operational excellence is also an interesting strategy because of their geographical location. It’s an urbanized region, which will need a large quantity of doors. Shenzhen is also located closely to Hong Kong and they have all the resources available. Furthermore, shipping from/to here is quite fast and relatively cheap. Additionally the labor this area is known the be fairly low. Especially for the large projects as for hotels, a large order will mean a large price difference for the customer if they have a better operational strategy....   [tags: Manufacturing, Inventory, Material]

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The World 's Greatest Inventors

- Back in the days, Technology is dominated by men. Benjamin Franklin, Alexander graham bell, Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla are among the greatest technology pioneer of all time (Top 10 Greatest Inventors in History, 2011). Soon, women started inventions of their own. Nancy Johnson 's ice cream maker, Maria Telkes ' solar-powered house, Grace Hopper 's computer programming and Stephanie Kwolek 's Kevlar are among famous women inventions (10 of the World 's Greatest Female Inventors You Need to Know....   [tags: Gender, Female, Male, Woman]

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History of The Injection Molding industry

- FOAM MOLDING: Introducing: Definition: 'Any polymer process which gives a partly or fully foamed product.” (Science dictionary) Foam molding is a manufacturing process that creates parts of a product and artefact made out of foam. The foam molding process consist of mixing foaming agent and base resin in melted polymer, creating a mixture that will be injected into a mold, that will solidify and become a part or an object. History: In 1872 the American inventors John Wesley Hyatt and his brother Isaiah Hyatt patented the very first injection molding machine....   [tags: foam molding, american inventors]

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Management Means Inventory Management, Receivables Management

- management means inventory management, receivables management, and payables management. With wider networking capital description current asset and current liability are managed. In the context of working capital management, inventory management means the primarily decreasing size of inventory. Companies may have an ideal level of inventories. Big inventory decreases the risk of a stock-out but it desires more working capital. In managing accounts payable, postponing expenditures to suppliers can be used for a flexible and cheap source of financing an enterprise....   [tags: Inventory, Balance sheet, Asset, Working capital]

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How did the Adjustments in Toothpick and Dice Game Affect Inventory

- This paper assumes the reader is familiar with the Toothpick and Dice game. This paper will use the data recorded by a group to answer questions indicated in this paragraph. This paper will seek to answer if a balanced plant works, the explanation of the changes in inventory, what is a constraint and did it change in the game, how in the game can the constraint be relieved, what adjustments were made in the game, how did those adjustments affect inventory and throughput and if the adjustments were successful....   [tags: inventory, plant works, balanced plant]

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Risks of Just in Time Inventory Systems

- The Risks of Being Just-In-Time The following is a guest article written by Nick Koletic, an economics specialist at UCLA. In addition to giving a brief background on Just-In-Time inventory system’s benefits, the article’s main focus is the risks that JIT systems face. Just-In-Time inventory (JIT) is part of a production system whereby a firm vastly reduces inventory from its production processes so that utilization of production inputs and delivery of finished products are accomplished without incurring significant holding costs....   [tags: Business Inventory Systems]

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Supply And Beverage Manufacturers Should Consider A Business Get Better Visibility, Information, And Control Of Its Inventory

- ERP helps a business get better visibility, information, and control of its inventory. In restaurants, product lifecycles are short. A good ERP system tracks the point of a product and collects vital information to make better purchasing decisions. This is key to a successful business. There cannot be inventory sitting for too long. Dead inventory has a major impact on a business’s cost of goods. Especially in the restaurant industry when products have an expiration date. Therefore, an efficient could ERP system is beneficial to a business....   [tags: Marketing, Inventory, Management]

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Inventory Management : Meals On Wheels Follows A Food Service System

- Inventory Management Meals on Wheels follows a food service system which involves: purchasing food ingredients to the production facility, preparing the recipes, making the recipes, storing of chilled and frozen products, and then sending the meals out to be delivered. This means that the planning process is one of the most crucial steps when obtaining materials. The production planning team is responsible for estimating demands, as they are constantly viewing how many clients need what food, during which days (Forster, 2016)....   [tags: Inventory, Supply chain management terms, Food]

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Thomas Edison: The Wizard of Light

- Thomas Alva Edison lived one of the most constructive live of any American ever born. According to (“Thomas Alva Edison Biography”) He held over 1,000 patents on inventions he created or claimed he created. (“Thomas Alva Edison Biography”) He was born on February 11, 1847 in Milan, Ohio. He was the youngest of seven children. Young Thomas had trouble at school so his mom pulled him out and started to home school him. At the age of 14 Thomas was working at a local railroad station. He sold candy, newspapers, and magazines....   [tags: most influential inventors of all time]

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Rfid Helps Reducing Inventory By Tracking The Products From Its Manufacturing Point From Supplier And The Destined Hanger

- RFID helps reducing inventory by tracking the products from its manufacturing point through supplier and the destined hanger. Reducing inventory cuts down the cost in the aspects of storage, labor cost, and shipping cost. RFID has security notification features which will notify when a product tagged with RFID if it leaves the premises before billing. Ultimately, it allows to provide products with lesser cost when RFID saves theft cost. RFID smart labeling system can keep track of unidentified products in the inventory and it can locate the mixed items in the shelves....   [tags: Inventory, Supply chain management, Warehouse]

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Managing Supply Chain Inventory : Pitfalls And Opportunities By Hau L. Lee And Corey Billington

- Introduction The article that I choose is called “Managing Supply Chain Inventory: Pitfalls and Opportunities” by Hau L. Lee and Corey Billington. This article was published by MITSloan, Management review, and it caught my attention because it explains indebt what most companies do in order to turn raw materials into intermediate and finished product. Along the way it also explains the pitfalls the supply chain management has that managers often don’t realize. Summary As mentioned above, this article deals with the common pitfalls supply chain management deals with in terms of information and operational problems....   [tags: Supply chain management, Management, Inventory]

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Common Stock Yield Is Important For An Investor

- Describe what a common stock yield is and why it is important for an investor. Common stock yield is also know as dividend yield. And it 's basically, a really simply tool to figure out the amount of dividends or (common stock yield) a company pays to it 's shareholders annually. To calculate the dividend yield of a firm, we would take the annual dividends per share and divide by the price per share. The answer, would thereby be displayed in a percentage amount. Common stock yield (dividends yield) is actually highly important to a shareholder, as well as, to the company as "One of the simplest ways for companies to communicate financial well-being and shareholder value is to say "the divi...   [tags: Stock, Dividend yield, Finance, Bond]

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