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Malaysian Small and Medium Enterprises

- SMALL and medium enterprises (SMEs) are broadly defined as manufacturing, manufacturing-related services (MRS) and agro-based industries that employ around 200 full-time employees or have annual sales turnover of not more than RM50mil (Chermaine, 2013). Besides, the term also refer to enterprises in the services, primary agriculture and information and communication technology industries with not more than 75 full-time employees or annual sales turnover of not more than RM20mil. According to the SME Annual Report 2012, small and medium enterprises represent 98.5% of the approximately 78,000 companies in Malaysia, with the remaining 1.5% made up of multinational and public-listed companies....   [tags: Small and Medium Enterprises, Manufacturing]

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Using a New Medium to Present E-book Information

- During my project 3 remediation of project 2 there are a few things that I will be doing in order to reach a new audience using a new medium. The first item that I will explain is my new specific audience that I will be using, which is people that are using print books and are thinking about using e-books. The audiences that I am targeting will need to understand why they will not be able to survive as well as how e-books will take over. I will also be targeting students that will like to use e-books for school....   [tags: presentation, techniques, audience, medium]

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"The Medium is the Message"

- “The medium is the message,” uttered by the late media scholar and theorist Marshall McLuhan, and they have been revered and dissected ever since they were spoken. There has been several different interpretations on the premise of McLuhan’s words, and the meaning behind them. The best way to start unraveling his theory, is to get a general understanding of the terms used in his famous quote. In McLuhan’s own words, a medium is simply “an extension of ourselves.” Simply put the medium personifies or enhances what we as humans cannot do on our own....   [tags: Media]

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The Medium Theory

- A common occurrence in the modern day is people losing faith in their religion. The main reason this happens falls to the fact that events that were once considered the act of a deity , such as specific flight patterns and songs of birds, are now attributed to the 'gods' Chance and Science. Without these things being seen as signs from a deity, people perceive no god to exist, and lose their faith. If one assumes that objects and concepts can be rated on how concerned the subject is with material and spiritual ideas, then you can illustrate them on a graph....   [tags: Religion]

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The Medium is the Message: Analysis

- For the purpose of this assignment I have been assessing Marshall McLuhan’s notion that the “medium is the message.” The medium is any technology to improve ourselves, the message of which is the effect of the medium within social living, and the content is “like the juicy piece of meat carried by the burglar to distract the watchdog of the mind.” (McLuhan, 1964.19) Simply so, the content is not the message - although bringing meaning - it is the medium that is in fact the message. In order to test the theory and express my findings I have chosen an aspect of media to focus the theory on....   [tags: media, content]

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‘The Medium is the Message’ by Marshall McLuhan

- Marshall McLuhan: Unbound, The Medium is the Message, by Marshall McLuhan, Suite J Corte Madera, Gingko Press, 2005, Edited by Eric McLuhan and W. Terrence Gordon,23 pp., £47.00, ISBN 1-58423-051-7 Marshall McLuhan, one of the most important and influential scholars of the Toronto School astonished the whole world in the 1960s with his media theories- ‘The medium is the message’ and ‘The medium is the extensions of man’. These two notions were firstly arisen in the book ‘Understanding Media’ (McLuhan, 2001)....   [tags: Book Review, Literary Analysis]

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Is the Internet a New Medium?

- Internet as a medium has been a thoroughly discussed topic, especially in recent years with the rise of the World Wide Web. Analysis of relevant literature in the topic shows that the internet is not a new medium. This argument can be shown by looking more in depth into what defines a medium and what defines the internet. From that analysis by looking from a historical point of view the internet can be seen as an old medium which uses re-mediation to deliver content to users. The connection between internet and its users has helped the internet influence the way media is viewed today....   [tags: Information Technology]

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The Internet as a New Medium of Communication

- The internet, a new medium of communication that allows us to communicate over large distances with an impressive outcome, the internet has improved long distance communication with its ever growing means of communicating. In this essay I will elaborate on my understanding on the internet as a new medium of communication, I will also state relevant theories and examples to back up my result. “The paradigm of the new mode of communication and clearly the emerging infrastructure for the hypermedia environment is networked computing, and in particular, the loose conglomeration of worldwide net worked computer known as the internet” (deibert, p.131)....   [tags: Internet Communication]

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English As A Medium Of Instruction

- English is an international language that is considered as a language of business and worldwide communication. Therefore, many countries have been influenced by it and have adopted English as a medium of instruction. There have been many debates on whether English as a medium of instruction has a good or bad impact on those countries where English is not the first language. Some people claim that English is one of the ways of development, while others clearly states that English as a medium of instruction may have some negative impacts on non-English speakers....   [tags: English language, Second language, French language]

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English As A Medium Of Instruction

- English as a Medium of Instruction in Non-English Speaking Countries Nowadays, English is the global and technology language. English play an important role in the world and it works like a passport because it became the language of technology and the language of internationals. As result, most of the people developed their global businesses through English language. In all over the world there are many opportunities that changes people life to make it better and its English language. There are many non- English speaking countries that use English as a second language and they teach subjects like science and mathematics and etc in their schools....   [tags: English language, Second language]

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Message And Medium Is Not The Message

- Indeed, relaying content through abbreviations can often portray undesirable or unintended messages. A similar effect can be seen when using language typical to one medium while using different medium, such as text-speak in emails. The latter is most fundamental in demonstrating how message and medium are linked, as each medium has an intrinsic set of expectations and conventions concerning vocabulary and punctuation. Umberto Eco argues ‘the medium is not the message; the message becomes what the receiver makes of it, applying to it his own codes of reception’, but if those codes have already been defined for him by social conventions surrounding that medium, then the message is predetermin...   [tags: English language, Lingua franca, Mass media]

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English As A Medium Of Instruction

- English as a Medium of Instruction (EMI) The importance of English language is on the increase since it is the most powerful language being spoken in all around the world. English is not only an international language that people must learn for the sake of globalization and internationalization, but it is also a language that play a significant role in different sectors, specifically in teaching mathematics, social, and scientific subjects in primary schools to high schools, colleges and in universities....   [tags: English language, United Kingdom, England]

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Cinema as a Medium of Communication

- “Cinema is the ultimate pervert art. It doesn’t give you what to desire — it tells you what to desire,” according to Slavoj Zizek, a Slovenian Marxist philosopher. Just like in the article “The MP3 as a Cultural Artifact” by Jonathan Sterne, where an MP3 is said to be promiscuous, Cinema; according to Zizeki — said to be the same. This point will be further discussed later in the paper. This paper aims to show cinema as a medium of communication by explaining what cinema is, and relating it to different theories by notable authors and philosophers....   [tags: FIm, Movies, Art, Analysis, Communication]

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Television Coverage Is A Effective Medium

- Television Anytime there is a story that involves traffic accidents, television is a very effective medium because it can help convey the emotion that people impacted would have experienced to the viewers. Also, television coverage is a great way to educate people about how to be safe at stop lights/in cars in general. With that being said, the story needs to focus on capturing strong images and sounds that invoke emotion. Also, adding an interview from a reputable source, it can bring comfort to viewers that the information they are receiving is true....   [tags: Traffic light, Traffic, Road transport]

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The Micro, Small And Medium Enterprises

- The Micro, small and medium enterprises commonly known as MSME form the foundation of our country. A micro enterprise is the one where the plant and machinery investment does not exceed twenty-five lakhs rupees in case of manufacturing and ten lakhs rupees in case of services concern. A small enterprise is the one where this investment is more than twenty-five lakhs rupees but does not exceed five crores rupees in case of manufacturing and more than ten lakhs rupees but does not exceed two crores rupees in case of services concern....   [tags: Bank, Finance, Indian numbering system, Crore]

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Bargaining Power Of Customers ( Medium )

- BARGAINING POWER OF CUSTOMERS (Medium) KEY FACTORS: (1) Buyers are largely price sensitive except in the high-end segment (2) Lack of major buyers across the industry with influence (3) Internet has changed the game and provides easy price comparisons The bargaining power of customers has to do with the end users and the outputs or products and services they purchase from industry players. It is their ability to influence or exert pressure on industry players with regards to these outputs. In the Global Hotel industry, customers are mostly price sensitive however, they are primarily independent and a lack of major buyers or large customer groups limits their power and influence over the indu...   [tags: Internet, Hotel, Price, Hotels]

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Language Is The Primary Medium Of Communication

- 1. INTRODUCTION Language is the primary medium of communication that it is perceived as an entire system comprised of three parts, cognitive, material and social (Gee & Hayes, 2011). The set of rules that shape the way language is written, spoken, and interpreted are known as cognitive language. Further, material language is something physical that can be seen or heard at a later time, this includes books, writings, recordings and websites (Gee & Hayes, 2011); while diverse and standard linguistics that are spoken and understood reflect social language (Gee & Hayes, 2011)....   [tags: Language, Writing, Communication, Linguistics]

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The Life Of A Medium Sized Room

- In a medium sized room, large, plasma televisions are posted on every wall displaying HD photos of babies that all appear to be absolutely perfect. With eager anticipation, a young couple glares at the large screens in the waiting room as they wait to see their fertility doctor. With a contagious smile flashed across her face, the doctor’s assistant calls for the anxious couple, “Mr. and Mrs. Johnson, the doctor is now ready to see you!” The couple jumps up in excitement and follows the petite assistant into the doctor 's office....   [tags: Genetics, DNA, Genetic disorder, Gene]

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Technology As A Medium Of Social Practices

- Technology can either enable or restrict, depending on the context. This duality results from technology acting as a medium of social practices. For instance, teachers must manage not only classroom control, but also the ethical implications of technology and the moral hazards. Those hazards include not only plagiarism and threats, but also external circumstances which take students’ attention away from the lesson. Teachers must be concerned about customizing technology for students with various racial, ethnic, socioeconomic, and personal circumstances....   [tags: Education, Learning, Educational psychology]

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Bitcoin as a New Exchange Medium

- Bitcoin as a New Exchange Medium Money is an item used by men as an exchange medium to replace the previous barter-based system. An object can be represented as money if it meets the following criteria. Generally accepted by the public, materials used to fabricate money must be durable, cannot be easily faked, necessary to be portable, can be divisible without losing its intrinsic values. Above all, its existence has to be guaranteed by the government and the value needs to be stable from time to time....   [tags: barter-based-system, money, currency]

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The Internet Is A Crucial Medium

- ‘What do you mean I cannot post this hilarious dank meme because my government says no?. That is what the Internet is for, right?’ Right. “The Internet is a crucial medium through which people can express themselves and share ideas, and has become an increasingly important tool through which democracy and human rights activists mobilize and advocate for political, social, and economic reform” (“Internet Freedom” 1). Placing restrictions on a person’s use of the Internet, an important medium through which information is relayed all across the world, is in violation of that person’s basic human rights....   [tags: Human rights]

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Prose Roleplay : The Unknown Medium

- Prose Roleplay: The Unknown Medium When you think of the term ‘roleplaying’ many things might come to mind: The man in his early 30’s still living in his parent’s basement – licking the nacho cheese crumbs from his fingers whilst playing World of Warcraft. The girl desperately trying to keep her fingers out of harm’s way as she frantically tries to finish her costume before the big LARP event at noon. The group of close friends sitting down after weeks of planning to finally start a Dungeons & Dragons campaign....   [tags: Writing, Fiction, Creative writing, Writing style]

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An Order Of Medium ' Lies

- An Order of Medium “Lies” Centuries ago, people would acquire fresh produce from the store and make their own meals. During that time, food was an appreciable form of nourishment and a product of a slow cooking process; in fact, time and care were necessary elements in order to create a satisfying meal. Now, any person can visit the nearest McDonald’s or Wendy’s and receive a meal within minutes. Clearly, this convenience is the result of the growing fast food chains in America. However, the customer convenience is only a facade of the detrimental effects of the fast food industry....   [tags: Food, Nutrition, Fast food, French fries]

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Art Is A As Visual Medium

- The year is 2020 and I get the pleasure of introducing the world and our culture to the interplanetary ambassador. After, meeting him at the space port the first place I decided to take him was to the metropolitan museum of art. While wandering through the galleries he turns to me and asks, “What is this art thing or concept”. As the interplanetary ambassador asked me these words a thousand thoughts ran through my mind. Although, I have been an artist for many years, I have never once been asked this specific question....   [tags: Art, Aesthetics, Thing, Expressionism]

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Lysistrat An Unconventional Medium Of Protest

- In the play Lysistrata, Aristophanes chooses an unconventional medium of protest to symbolize his female characters’ fight for gender equality. The protagonist known as Lysistrata rallies together a group of women in order to stop the ongoing war. In doing so she employs the idea of a ‘sex strike’ which involves the women refusing sexual acts with their husbands until they agree to sign the peace treaty. I will argue that while Lysistrata’s plan to suffocate the men with a sex strike succeeds in ending the war, it fails to invoke a shift in the views the opposing genders have due to sexual desires, a system of patriarchy, and gender stereotypes....   [tags: Gender, Human sexuality, Sexual intercourse]

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Communication Is A Rich Communication Medium

- Communication is an important tool and can be used to further relationships within the company, as well as with external customers and suppliers. It is used internally with business associates as well as with externally with customers, vendors, and suppliers. The channel in which you use to communicate is also influential in getting the receiver to perceive the information the way you want them to. We will dissect communication presented in the Plant Fantasies video. In observing and listening to the lesson video....   [tags: Communication, Nonverbal communication]

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Marshall Mcluhan 's The Medium

- Marshall McLuhan’s The Medium is the Message was written around the year 1967, the piece itself discusses various topics and ideas surrounding the theory; such as, voice, writing, and “electric” media and how they affect individuals, perceptions, and society as a whole. McLuhan notes that “societies have been shaped more by the nature of the media by which men communicate than by the content of the communication” (9). The text is partially a view against the printed word, with its ability to rationalize and linarite, through its emphasis of the visual at the very expense of the hearing and tangible, and also with its encouraging tactics towards people to set off and be individuals and abando...   [tags: Communication, Mass media, Marshall McLuhan]

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The Interstellar Medium and Starbirth

- Although the space between stars appears to be empty, it is actually filled with matter known as the interstellar medium, approximately ninety-nine percent of the interstellar medium consists of gas and the remaining one percent is dust. Clouds of interstellar medium are called nebula, derived from the Latin word for cloud (What is the Interstellar Medium?, n.d.). Nebulas are formed when gravitational attraction clumps together parts of the interstellar medium (Villanueva, 2010). There are several types of nebula, which are differentiated by how they affect light from stars (What is the Interstellar Medium?, n.d.)....   [tags: Nebulas, Space, Stars]

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Small And Medium Sized Enterprises

- The term “SME” is commonly used to refer to Small and Medium-sized Enterprises. The term covers a variety of definitions as well as measures. However, in most of the various definitions of what is an SME, employment is the most widely used criterion for categorizing the size of the firm. Moreover, SMEs are often defined as businesses with fewer than 500 employees. However, a number of countries, including some in the European Union use a lower cutoff of 250 employees. SMEs are important in the economy because they have some unique benefits to the economy chief among these being employment and job creation, among others....   [tags: Employment, Economics, Developed country]

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Malaysian Small and Medium Enterprises

- SMALL and medium enterprises (SMEs) are broadly defined as manufacturing, manufacturing-related services (MRS) and agro-based industries that employ around 200 full-time employees or have an annual sales turnover of not more than RM50mil (Chermaine, 2013). Besides, the term also refers to enterprises in the services, primary agriculture and information and communication technology industries with not more than 75 full-time employees or annual sales turnover of not more than RM20mil. According to the SME Annual Report 2012, small and medium enterprises represent 98.5% of the approximately 78,000 companies in Malaysia, with the remaining 1.5% made up of multinational and public-listed companie...   [tags: vital component of development]

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Through The Medium Of Technology

- Through the Medium of Technology Introduction Students who are deaf or hard of hearing have the right to earn an education in the least restrictive environment. To the highest magnitude suitable, individuals with disabilities of any type, whether in private or public schools, must be in classrooms like their hearing or non-disabled peers (TITLE 1, B, 612, a, 5). Those members of the team working with students who are deaf or hard of hearing have an obligation to attentively; hence, thoroughly be cognizant of each student’s individual cultural style of learning....   [tags: Educational psychology, Education]

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Anime: An Alternative Learning Medium

- Thesis: Anime, frequently seen on television channels, is an alternative medium of learning of prosocial behavior and aggression reduction, provided that parents supervised their watching to prevent obesity, aggression and social stereotyping. Montessori said that at the age of children of three to six years old, Children acquired learning on their conscious choice. This process of learning is called, the period of conscious work. Montessori also added that at this point of their life, they have longer attention span, starves for more knowledge, and learn more quickly and effectively....   [tags: prosocial behavior, conscious work, children]

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Music As A Creative Medium

- Music has played an important role in my life in many ways such as helping me through hard times and helping me see the world differently. Music is a creative medium that can communicate to people in many different ways, and the way it communicates to me plays an important role in my life as it does for most people. Entertainment is important because it allows us to see each other’s feelings and lifestyles, and it gives us a chance to relate or draw parallels with those feelings or lifestyles, and music is one of the primary and oldest forms of entertainment that can offer us that....   [tags: High school, Middle school, College, Kid Cudi]

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Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises

- INTRODUCTION 1.1 Introduction Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have been identified as one of the growth engines for various countries in the world, since SMEs make up over 90 percent of all enterprises. For instance, United States, 99.7 per cent (Heneman, Tansky, & Camp, 2000), China, 99 per cent (Cunningham & Rowley, 2008), Europe, 99 per cent (Andreas Rauch & Frese, 2000), Holland, 95 per cent, Philippines, 95 per cent and Taiwan, 96.5 per cent (C. Y.-Y. Lin, 1998) as well as Malaysia, 99.2 per cent (Man & Wafa, 2007; National SME Development Council (NSDC), 2009; Saleh & Ndubisi, 2006)....   [tags: International Development, Malaysia, Economy]

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Small and Medium Enterprises

- 1.1 Function of SME 1. Coordination of policies and programmes -Formulate broad SME policies across all sectors coordinate, monitor and evaluate effective implementation of policies and programmes across relevant Ministries and Agencies. 2. Centre on advisory and information -Provide business advisory through the “SME Business Advisory Centre” Disseminate information on Government funds and incentives on SMEs Channel for feedback on SME issues Liaison for domestic and international communities on SME matters....   [tags: implementation of policies and programs]

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Small and Medium Enterprises

- Introduction Environmental practices among Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) are increasing being supported as the vital approaches that are needed to shapes and sustains the environment (Schaper 2002; Hillary 2004; Redmond, Walker et al. 2008; Rasi, Abdekhodaee et al. 2010; Revell, Stokes et al. 2010). Many large organizations have taken considerable steps to reduce or eliminate pollution that might occur from their operations. Small and Mediums Enterprises (SMEs), however, continue to be overlooked on it consequences on environmental management issues (Melton 1999)....   [tags: Business, Environment, Politics]

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Small and Medium Enterprises

- Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) are the backbone of global economic activity. In emerging economies, SMEs account for over 90% of firms, 60-70% of employment and 55% of GDP. In fact, in India, SMEs contribute more than 8% of the country’s GDP and account for 45% of the manufactured output and 40% of exports. However, the growth of SMEs, especially in India and other emerging countries has slowed down over the last few years. As I see it, a good number of these companies — as enterprising as they may be — are unable to transcend the barrier of scale....   [tags: global economic activities, personal experience]

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The Medium is the Message

- The Medium is the Message McLuhan’s work with literature and culture produced the revolutionary thought that “the medium is the message.” In other words, cultures are changed not only by the “content” of technology, but also by the technology itself. The basic “content” of technology is easy to recognize. The content of the railway would seem to be transportation; the content of the Internet would seem to be information. But McLuhan’s idea that the medium proclaiming the “content” is itself the message is a hard one to understand....   [tags: Technology Media McLuhan Essays]

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Optimal Medium of Instruction for the Filipino students

- Medium of instruction is an essential part of education. In a multilingual country like the Philippines, the optimal medium of instruction is a very popular topic of debates and discussions. The English language is being used as a medium of instruction in the Philippines because of the certain reasons that was taken into consideration. First, policymakers believed that English proficiency was the Filipinos’ way to global competitiveness. In 2003, former President, Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, implemented the Executive Order 210 which established the policy to reinforce English as the primary medium of instruction in the schools and universities of the Philippines....   [tags: education, philippines, english language]

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Importance Of Small And Medium Sized Enterprises

- The importance of small and medium-sized enterprises for the country’s economy and the society as a whole has been played down. This underestimation is evident since there is the lack of suitable conditions for developing entrepreneurs. Small and medium-sized entrepreneurial entities are, according to Runge, important in the economic and social (Runge, 2014). The significance is due to the fact that they achieve better results as compared to large enterprises based on certain indicators like productivity, efficiency, and profit, creation of new jobs, ensuring competition on the market, and elimination of monopoly (Bartlett, 2000)....   [tags: Small business, Business, Management]

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The 's Bad Reputation : Disdain For The Medium

- Videogame’s bad reputation: Disdain for the medium I have seen too many news reports that propose that videogames are awful, terrible things. Videogames are a rather new medium of art and entertainment, and like their predecessors, videogames are the new scapegoat. Certain lobbyists, like the famous Jack Thompson, have argued that videogames are corrupting the youth of America. This, I will argue, is a skewed perception on the medium as a whole, and it is the issue of this paper. I implore the media at large to reconsider....   [tags: Video game, Video game controversy, Mass media]

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Small and Medium Enterprises in South Africa

- HOW SME'S IN SOUTH AFRICA CAN CONTRIBUTE TO ECONOMIC GROWTH RECOVERY AND DEVELOPMENT Small to medium enterprises (SMEs) make up the largest number of firms in the private sector. They are known to comprise up to 90% of all registered firms in the economy including the informal sector (Jeppesen & Kothuis & Ngoc Tran, 2012). According to Falkena et al. (2001), the total economic output from SMEs amounts to 50% of gross domestic product (GPD). This sector also employs 60% of the total labour force....   [tags: economic growth recovery, development]

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The Internet Is A World Wide Broadcasting Medium

- The Internet is a world-wide broadcasting medium that is used for the collaboration and interaction between individuals and their computers regardless of their location. The foundation of the Internet was fostered by three individuals and a research conference, which changed the way technology was viewed by accurately predicting the future. Vannevar Bush wrote the first visionary description of potential uses for information technology with his description of the automated library system. Norbert Wiener invented the field of Cybernetics....   [tags: World Wide Web, Internet, Tim Berners-Lee]

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Television Is Not A Necessary Medium As A Learning Tool

- For decades, the television has been developed incredibly and it became a part of people’s life. As primary purpose of the media, television has given huge amount of information to the public. People watch the world news every evening in a couch, and get knowledge by watching history or science documentary programs. They are also entertained by the soap operas, films, and reality shows. Because the television is an easy way to get some cultural texts, many people enjoy it for not only an entertainment but also as a learning tool....   [tags: Television, Internet television, IPTV]

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The Merciless, Mesmerizing, and Malevolent Media Medium

- America is being overrun by a silent plague. No matter where you go, what you do, or who you are; you will find a horrendous fiend who victimizes every teenager and family no matter the social class. Who is this evil nemesis who preys on the living. To find the answer to this question, you may need to look no further than your purse or pocket. I am addressing, not only cellular devices, but all forms of media throughout the United States. Media, another term for mass communication, has been spreading like the plague thanks to new twenty-first century technology and outlets....   [tags: cyber bullies, mobile threats]

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Benefits Of Small And Medium Sized Enterprises

- When the topic of business is mentioned in conversation, most people think of larger corporations like Walmart, McDonald’s, Facebook, and Exxon Mobil. But a vast number of businesses don’t have that kind of name recognition, mainly due to their size. Small and medium sized enterprises, also known as SMEs, operate in an entirely different class of businesses because they can’t compete with big corporations on various levels, however there are numerous perks to owning or operating an SME. Similar to opportunity costs in economics, there are numerous opportunities and benefits in working for a large organization but they come at a cost....   [tags: Small business, Business, Entrepreneurship]

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What Is All-Natural Psychic Medium

- Psychic Advancement – Just What Is a All-natural Psychic Medium and How Does Mediumship Operate Non secular Mediumship When somebody that you know dies, it can be exceptionally difficult to the people they go away behind. There always appears to be just a single much more thing you want to say or a HTTP://MYSTICOAKS.COM/PSYCHIC/BEST-PSYCHIC-READINGS.HTML question you constantly needed to request but didn’t. So frequently people get to out for a way to connect with those who have handed on and one particular way to do that is through mediumship....   [tags: communicates, deceased, clairaudiant]

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Small or Medium-Sized Enterprise (SME)

- BACKGROUND Small or medium-sized enterprise (SME), of which definition varies in different countries and different economic development levels, normally is known as relatively small business unit in terms of employees, capital and operations scale in compared with large enterprises in the same industry. In spite of the diversity of its definition, SME plays a crucial role in almost every economy, tremendously contributes to economic development, job creation, and social stability. According to Popa (2012), it becomes a common place to speak of SMEs as an engine of economic growth for any European Union country....   [tags: financing, economy, development, investment]

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Small Medium Enterprise Business Plan

- Small-Medium Enterprise Business Plan By Anthony Sleiman Executive Summary This business report will provide an analysis and evaluation of an SME covering the Operations and Human Resources, Marketing and Finances required to run the business. The background of the business itself will be broken down in order to analyse the thoughts and decisions behind the creation of the Job Recruitment Agency. The Operations and Human Resources will provide detail into the requirements needed to work at the agency....   [tags: Marketing, Strategic management, Recruitment]

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The Drama Medium

- The Drama Medium We use the various mediums of drama every time we do any practical work but I have chosen three of them to focus on for this part of my coursework. These are: space/levels, movement/mime/gesture, and voice. Space/levels are used all the time to show the importance of characters and there relationships with each other. The example that I have chosen is from workshop 5 during a 'dream sequence' involving the inspector and Mrs Birling. The levels change frequently but the inspector always remains standing to show that he is the person in control of the situation whilst Mrs Birling's status always lower than the inspectors and is constantly changing to r...   [tags: Papers]

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Hypertext as a Medium for Writing

- Hypertext as a Medium for Writing This paper will compare and analyze theoretical ideas found in Hamlet on the Holodeck by Janet H. Murry focusing on Chapter 10 “Hamlet on the Holodeck” as it relates to hypertext as a specific medium for writing, and Writing Space by Jay David Bolter focusing on Chapter 7 “Interactive Fiction” and chapter 8 “Critical Theory in a New Writing Space” and their emphasis on digital poetry and the increased role of the reader in the reading process. The information taken from these two works will then be compared to the interactive hypertext webpage entitled “Heading South” by Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) English graduate student, Cheryl Ball....   [tags: Exploratory Papers]

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Using the Internet as a Medium for Art

- Using the Internet as a Medium for Art “ This is my space, this is my world. I can express how I feel and what I believe, it’s a different type of freedom.”(1) This quote could speak of so many places in a creative world; a university, a gallery, a bedroom, a studio, and so many others that people commonly associate with artistic space however it refers to none of these and all of these at once. I am talking about the web. The web is a new space and like all technology pushed to its limits by artists....   [tags: Computers Technology Web Essays]

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The Importance of Water as a Medium for Life

- Water is a very important liquid found on the Earth's surface and makes up 60 to 90 % of the fresh mass of all living things and is very important for cells. It is also an important habitat for animals such as fish and other aquatic organisms. It consists of 2 hydrogen atoms, covalently bonded to an oxygen atom. When discussing what makes water such an important medium for life, I must consider properties, such as its dipolar charge, its ability as a solvent, its thermal properties, its density, its high surface tension and its cohesion....   [tags: Chemistry of Water]

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Internet: The Newest Mass Medium

- Internet: The Newest Mass Medium In order to analyze the Internet as a mass medium, we first have to look at the original intentions of the Internet. Originally the Internet was utilized strictly by the government and educational institutions. Its primary purposes were research and education, although it soon became a form of entertainment for a portion of the population through games, chat, and email. The idea of using the Internet for entertainment and commercial use was outrageous to the current users of the technology, and when listservs began posting advertisements, they did not respond well....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Use of Medium & Elements

- Use of Medium & Elements During performing scenes from A Dolls House by Henrik Ibsen. We used two different types of Styles. Naturalistic and Non Naturalistic. We worked in groups on each style. Naturalistic is a form of drama which is realistic. Not many strategies can be used doing this form. Non Naturalistic drama can contain many explorative strategies, such as, Hot seating, Still image, and thought tracking. The first style we worked on was Non Naturalistic. We chose to the scene where Krogstad confronted Nora....   [tags: Drama]

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Defining Micro, Small And Medium Sized Enterprises

- Introduction The non universality in defining Micro, Small and Medium Sized Enterprises does not undermine the economic roles they play in national economies across the globe. The differences are reflective of the economies, cultural and social configurations using varied thresholds like revenue, turnover, size and number of employee The variation in shades of world economies present distinct context and timelines in which MSMEs have evolved and operate in their domain . Schumpeter’s(1942) creative destruction proposition provides a rudimentary framework for understanding why they may aptly be referred to as the beautiful bride of nations....   [tags: Economics, Economy, Economic development]

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English Language as a Medium of Instruction for Science and Mathematics in Malaysia

- Nowadays English was an international language, it was widely used; it was not just for education purpose, but was gradually spread in other sectors, especially in the economic sector. On 6th May 2002, the then Prime Minister Tun Dr. Mahathir announced that government willing to reintroduce English as a medium of instruction. And on 11th May 2002, the then Education Minister Musa Mohamad established a bilingual system that set up with English used for teaching science and mathematics (Tan, 2005, p....   [tags: Language ]

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Federalism: A Happy Medium Between Unitary and Confederate Governments

- The United States Constitution established a form of government called federalism. In addition to the United States, Canada, Australia, Brazil, Germany, India, Malaysia, Mexico, Nigeria and Switzerland are all federalist governments. In a federalist government, political systems divide and share power and resources between central and regional governments. A federalist government is very unique and contrasts with other government types such as a unitary and confederate government. Overall the balance between a state and national government has kept our country strong....   [tags: government]

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The Medium Term Development Framework Plan Provision

- 4. Plan Provision The Medium Term Development Framework, MTDF 2005-10, proposes a paradigm shift based upon adaptation and diffusion of knowledge and technology applied across the entire spectrum of institutional excellence. In this context, the key issue of quality in all its various manifestations needs to be addressed if the basic building blocks of a just and prosperous society, or the ability of the state to provide an efficient and friendly system, are to be put in place. Technology is now an intrinsic part of the economic system and has become the major factor of production in leading economies....   [tags: Technology ]

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How Blood Is Used For Transport Medium For The Maintenance Of Homeostasis

- INTRODUCTIONS
 Blood is a fluid connective tissue that circulated around the body. Blood is primarily used to transport medium for the maintenance of homeostasis (Mader, 2010). Blood transports oxygen and carbon dioxide, nutrients and wastes, metabolic substrates and hormones between organs and tissues. Blood also involves in defending against the pathogens and infections, and blood loss. Blood helps to regulate the body heat, maintain its own water-salt balance, and provides a buffer for acid-base balance....   [tags: Blood, Red blood cell, White blood cell]

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The Succes and Difficulties Faced by Small and Medium Enterprises

- Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) play a fundamental role in the economic development of a country. They have assisted in rapid economic industrial development of Asian countries especially the Asian Tigers. Nonetheless, they have faced major challenges in the competitive global environment that have led to their engagement in unethical practices that negatively affect their reputation. The problem with SMEs begins at the infancy stage; most of the SMEs are small-sized that are started by the owner based on experience gained in a particular industry....   [tags: market, management, integrity]

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The Origin Of Massage, A Therapeutic Medium And Skill Set

- When we look back at the origins of massage, we see that massage, as a therapeutic medium and skill set, was primarily used to enable people to self-heal. From the earliest times, humans recognized that the body could realign itself in the presence of a healer’s hands and intentions. Rituals employed dancing and stretching, soaking (taking the waters), applications of oils, herbs, and a little sumthin’ to drink. Most powerful were, and are, on the body hands-on work and off-the-body distance healing....   [tags: Water, Cooking, Air pollution, Emotion]

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Internet Is The Most Successful And Continuous Growing Mass Medium?

- Have you realized that the Internet is now the most successful and continuous growing daily used mass medium. The Internet’s growth has given the ability for the masses thought the whole world to chime in on various topics from social issues, to political shenanigans, affecting countries all over the globe today. The Internet has also allowed for an unpresented amount businesses to grow and expand, which might have never grown otherwise, given its ability to reach a limitless amount of individuals anywhere and everywhere....   [tags: World Wide Web, Internet, Tim Berners-Lee]

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Human Wisdom Is A Medium Product For Getting Knowledge

- A book which is the crystallization of human wisdom is a medium product for getting knowledge. With development of the technology, a book is not only the traditional paper book but also the electronic book which is spreading frequently in human’s lives. Some people prefer using print books, but some people are interesting in electronic books. Different people have different opinions. There are many factors to consider when discussing the matter of electronic book vs printed book, but ultimately, it boils down to the reader’s preference....   [tags: Book, E-book, Printing, Electronic publishing]

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E Commerce Is A Dynamic And Constantly Changing Medium

- Strategy Identification In an effort to explain these three strategies congrutently, it is important to realize the necessity to keep the e-commerce sites fluid. E-commerce is a dynamic and constantly changing medium. Customers are fluid also and can move their business to other sites, or as we will show later, use several sites to complete their purchases. Quality improvements and organizational changes are constant to deter the customers from leaving a site and looking elsewhere for products....   [tags: Marketing, Strategic management]

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Le Reflet, A Medium Sized, Vertical Painting

- Le Reflet is a medium-sized, vertical painting that is made on canvas with oil. It resembles a French boudoir scene by its subtle use of line on the subject and her surroundings. The line is clearer on the woman’s nude body as there are definite outlines along her upper body, back, and lower body. Line is also visible because of the draping on the bed cover, which suggests movement. The curved line and harsher shadows on the left side of the cover are seen as making a shape that resembles the women’s derrière....   [tags: Color, Green, Primary color, Color theory]

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Eating Medium French Fries From Mcdonalds

- There is an old saying that states, “You are what you eat”. I never really understood what that meant until I tried to run a mile after eating medium French fries from McDonald’s. Needless to say, I did not make it to a mile, not even half. With this in mind, when I was first given this assignment I thought it would be a piece of cake to complete successfully .I decided to start my “healthy diet” meal on Monday, March 14, 2016. I went to Publix grocery store to purchase my meals for the day. Breakfast included two eggs and half of an avocado....   [tags: Nutrition, Vitamin, Glucose, Metabolism]

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English-Medium Education

- This essay investigates the ways in which the English-medium education can be perceived as a solution or a problem in UK educational setting, in the specific case where English is not the dominant language of the pupils’ homes and community, and outside the UK, with particular reference to India’s educational setting. First of all, in order to proceed with the analysis, it is important here to highlight the meaning of the term English-medium education. The term refers to the use of English as the medium of instruction, the language used to teach all the schooling subjects, such mathematics, philosophy or art....   [tags: Higher Education]

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The Use of TDZ and BAP for Shoot Regeneration

- ... The result of the present study shows that TDZ is most effective for direct shoot regeneration from decapitated cotyledonary-stage seedlings and cotyledon explants. Experiments on the decapitated cotyledonary-stage seedlings and cotyledon explants demonstrated that the greatest shoot formation was on the medium containing 0.25 mg l-1 and 0.5 mg l-1 TDZ, respectively. Thidiazuron (TDZ), a substitute of phenyl urea (N-phenyl-1,2,3–thidiazol-5-ylurea) is a potent cytokinin used in experiments related to in vitro shoot induction (Mok et al., 1982; Thomas et al....   [tags: plants, in vitro, medium]

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The Art Work of Jan van Eyck

- In 1434, Jan van Eyck would paint a masterpiece that would mystify scholars and artists for generations. This masterpiece, one out of many, was known as the "Arnolfini Wedding." The elements and details of the painting would arouse many questions that still do not have solid answers today. Jan van Eyck was born approximately in 1395, although the exact date of his birth is not known, and died in 1441 in Netherlands. He was born in Belgium, or Flanders as it was known then. (Biography Channel) Jan van Eyck was distinguished as a talented artist in several ways....   [tags: symbolism, artist, medium, masterpiece]

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Understanding the Meaning and Function of AQL and NAFS

- For one’s spiritual development to be in a positive balanced state it requires the aql and nafs to be synchronised and to override its negative counterparts. Aql (intellect & reason) and nafs (ego) are just two parts of an interconnection of faculties within human beings. Aql is not only the operation of thinking, but has faculties within itself that are vital to comprehend. The aql differentiates man from animal, it is where knowledge is absorbed and its attainment produces a noble man. The aql is the medium that needs to be disciplined for only its positive gain for its spiritual journey, therefore reflecting and remembering God and His creation and Revelation....   [tags: spiritual development, heart, medium]

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Comedic Composition: Analyzing Each Aspect of Creating a Comedy Album

- Introduction: Every artist's dream is to have the world see their craft. For some, a canvas is their medium; for some, it's a stage to dance on. For comedians, the album is that blank slate to craft into their own. A comedian is given a recording opportunity and told to fill a certain period of time with their jokes. Every comic dreams of releasing an album; only few go out and reach that goal. I made my topic of interest stand-up comedy. This led directly into the making of a stand-up comedy album....   [tags: canvas, medium, craft]

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Information Flow in Large Communication Nets by Leonard Kleinrock

- ... However, after Tim Berners-Lee discovery, without the WWW the Internet would not be as popular and useful as it is today.What is more, internet was not available to everyone even in the modern era, hence limited technologies or accessibility to such leads to less development or improvements of internet related technologies such as internet access such as mobile network or wireless network connection, social medias, etc. so without these other components that make up the internet’s purpose, it is consider useless if they were not even available now, hence imagine the difficulties face by past tinkerers trying to invent the almost impossible....   [tags: internet, medium, technologies]

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How Fans Keep Up with the Lakers

- Los Angeles, California is the home of many athletic dynasties such as; the Los Angeles Dodgers, USC Trojans, and most importantly the Los Angeles Lakers. Sports broadcasting advances every year, providing fans with more convenient access to keeping up with their favorite teams and athletes. For Laker fans in 1947, when the Lakers organization was founded, one had to attend games or be home to watch them on television at the exact time they were scheduled to air. However, technology has advanced so much you can now keep up with the Lakers through a variety of different mediums....   [tags: broadcast, medium, advertise]

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Effects of Television on Children

- Television is the main if not most influential medium in today’s modern society. Television began to expand in the 1950’s. It is impossible to simply say that television is good or simply turning the other direction and say it is bad for children. Television contains good as well as bad information in which it transmits to our children. Watching TV is one of the most important hobbies in the lives of a children or an adolescent. Practically in all the homes, regardless of the social level, a television is always present in which it replaces the maternal presence sometimes....   [tags: influential medium, modern society]

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European Starling or Sturnus Vulgaris

- ... The current range of starlings extends all across North America. Starlings generally stay up north during the summer and migrate down south in the winter. Cities in the northeastern region have an overwhelming number of Starlings. Starlings are omnivorous birds, eating a wide array foods like seeds, fruits, and small insects. Because they congregate in large flocks, they detrimental to the environment. These birds have been known to forage in the same areas throughout the year. This causes severe damage to plants and agricultural production....   [tags: medium sized songbirds]

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Sources of Capital to Small And Medium Size Enterprise in developing countries

- During the last two decades Small and medium size enterprises have played an increasingly important role for economies worldwide and continues to be an important tool for economies especially for the growth of developing countries. The main challenge faced is the level of credit risk. The goal for a bank is to maximize the risk - adjusted rate of return; hence managing credit risk is essential for long term profitability and lending. Loans (credits) are the most common credit risk that banks need to manage (Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, 2000)....   [tags: World Wide Economy, Finances, Countries]

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Management Activity Analysis in Small and Medium Sized Enterprise and Multinational Companies' Context

- The purpose of the small and medium enterprises in ensuring its prospect future through growth is not only about doing further business or making more money or acquiring greater kudos through larger size. Where knowledge management maturity is high, there the firms are realizing handsome profits and significant increase in growth. Growth is a strategy that basically addresses the question of unsafe and doubtful environments, with the help of attainment of greater influence over the environment within which the enterprise works....   [tags: Business Management ]

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Art Is A Medium Through Which Emotions And Ideas Can Be Conveyed

- Art is a medium through which emotions and ideas can be conveyed. Art is appreciated for its aesthetic value, as well as its ability to evoke emotions and both of these functions can be seen in the art displayed in chapels and museums around the world. To create an emotional connection, art in chapels lacks labels so the focus is strictly on the story portrayed in the painting or sculpture. The opposite stands true for art in museums where the purpose is to understand the art therefore labels are placed, however art in museums lacks the emotional connection that is present in chapels....   [tags: Emotion, Art, Aesthetics, Santa Barbara]

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Gen Y, Cyber Society

- As a teenager I loved to read: newspapers, magazines, books and plays- I devoured it all. When the internet boomed, social networking sites were developed and interactive mobile phones emerged it was this whole new world, it was much more ‘fun’ to create an online version of myself, browse the web for hours and to text my friends trivial thoughts til all hours of the night rather than read. Caution was roused in parents who were wary of this new technology age, an old school mentality within knew it was better for kids to run outside, read a book- expand their minds....   [tags: Medium, Functions, Overview]

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