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Telephone Advertisements : Price And Business

- Since the invention of the telephone, companies have predominantly advertised it from a business perspective. While the telephone has undergone a plenitude of developments and transformations, the primary themes of telephone advertisements - price and business - has not changed much over the entirety of the 20th Century. In the early 20th century, it was a method of introducing the telephone to society and convincing the public that this was a luxury they needed. In the 1990s, telephone advertisements continue to use pricing as the primary theme, but using low costs to promote and differentiate between different service providers....   [tags: Telephone, Mobile phone]

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How the Telephone Changed History

- On March 10th, 1876, a revolutionary invention was created by Alexander Graham Bell. The telephone was invented to send vibrations from one receiver to another electrically (History.com ‘Speech Transmitted by Telephone’ accessed on March 11, 2014), and due to Alexander Graham Bell accidentally discovering that he could hear the sound of a ‘clock spring twanging’ (Marry Bellis, ‘The History of the Telephone’ accessed on March 11, 2014), that was possible. The invention of the telephone permitted new levels of communication, allowed families connect around the world, and improved military systems, but also served negative consequences, such as breached privacy....   [tags: telephone, alexander bell, communication]

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Telephone Technology And Its Interactions, Identity, And Space

- It is undoubtedly that the introduction of telephone technology conduces to a number of positive social implications in terms of its interactions, identity and space. With regards to social interactions, one of the positive implications afforded by landline telephone is a sense of intimacy across distance. While early affordance of telephone technology was merely stressed on its business instrument and housekeeping and sociable functions, Prescott (1884)’s work supported the sense of intimacy afforded by telephone technology by stating that the use of landline telephone could truly retain and replicated the peculiarity of the speaker’s voice in which one voice is easily differentiated from a...   [tags: Telephone, Telephone call, Telephone number]

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Telephone Call By Dorothy Parker

- Perspective is everything. Looking at a situation from one point of view does not complete the picture. Details are lost in a single side of the story, and others are exaggerated. The story “Telephone Call” by Dorothy Parker is an example of an internal monologue, which is a very limited point of view. It follows the thought process of a woman waiting by the phone, hoping the man she is interested in will call. In an internal monologue, the inner workings of a person’s mind are heard—their deepest feelings, thought progression and specific mindset are detailed without interference from other people....   [tags: Mind, Thought, Emotion, Telephone]

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Alexander Bell And The Invention Of The Telegraph And Telephone

- Way before we had cell phones and Internet ; we had to travel great distances to deliver messages.This method of delivering messages took along time. Fast forward a couple hundred centuries to a man that changed the face of faster communication with the invention of The Telegraph and the Telephone. Mr Alexander Graham Bell was born March 3, 1847 in Edinburgh, Scotland. His middle name Graham was added to his full name when he was only 10 years old. During his childhood, Alexander Bell Experienced many positive influences that helped him to become the famous man he is today....   [tags: Mobile phone, Telephone, Alexander Graham Bell]

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Analyzing Lady Gaga´s Telephone Music Video

- Every day millions of telephone calls are made all over the world. In the 1980’s, a teenager would ask their parents for a telephone in their bedroom. Today, more of the American population has telephones than do not. It is a concept that we take for granted and probably always will. In prisons, you get one telephone call. Lady Gaga’s “Telephone” music video starring herself and Beyonc֢é Knowles takes an extreme take on prison life, sexuality, and the importance of that one telephone call. It debuted in 2010 as one of the most controversial music videos of all time and is compared to movies because of the way it was directed and it’s length [9:32 minutes]....   [tags: social uniqueness, telephone calls]

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Racism in Cullen's Incident and Soyinka's Telephone Conversation

- Racism in Cullen's Incident and Soyinka's Telephone Conversation The poem "Incident," by Countee Cullen, deals with the effect racism has on a young black child vacationing in Baltimore. The child is mistreated by a white child and disturbed in his innocence so much that after spending seven months in Baltimore, this is all he remembers. A different poem, "Telephone Conversation, " by Wole Soyinka, also deals with this issue, but from a different perspective. In this poem a man is trying to rent an apartment but the owner of the complex doesn’t want him to move in because he is African....   [tags: Incident Telephone]

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The Evolution of the Telephone

- “Mr. Watson. Come here, I want to see you” were the first words ever spoken into a telephone. They were spoken by Alexander Graham Bell, the creator of the telephone. (America’s Story) There was however, another person, Elisha Gray who had a similar patent. Bell had filed a patent application on February 14, 1876. Then just a few hours later, Elisha Gray filed a patent for an instrument very similar to Bell’s telephone, but since Bell filed the patent first he was granted ownership over the telephone....   [tags: invention, alexander graham bell]

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The Telephone

- The Telephone The telephone itself is a rather simple appliance. A microphone, called the transmitter, and an earphone, called the receiver, are contained in the handset. The microphone converts speech into its direct electrical analog, which is transmitted as an electrical signal; the earphone converts received electrical signals back to sound. The switch hook determines whether current flows to the telephone, thereby signaling the central office that the telephone is in use. The ringer responds to a signal sent by the central office that causes the telephone to ring....   [tags: Informative, Technology, Inventions]

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The Telephone

- The Telephone A number of inventors believed that voice and sounds might be carried over wires and all worked toward it but there was only one that ended up figuring it out. The first to achieve this everlasting success was a Scottish-born American inventor , Alexander Graham Bell, a teacher for the deaf in Boston, Massachusetts. Bell was born on March 3, 1847, in Edinburgh, Scotland, and was taught at the universities of Edinburgh and London. He moved to Canada in 1870 and to the United States in 1871....   [tags: Free Essay Writer]

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Telephone: The Technology of the Voice

- Telephone: The Technology of the Voice 1. Introduction: Telephone invention is the most marvellous innovation considered in the world. We often consider our society to be saturated by technologies of many sorts. Telephone is classed among the information and communication technologies It is now considered one of the major source of communication. It form and functions precisely defined the challenges of interaction between two separate parties: long distance is conquered instantly and any telephone in the world can connect to different location by means of networks....   [tags: Communication, Alexander Graham Bell]

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One Era To Another: The Telephone

- The modern version of the telephone has proven a significant change over the years from what it was at one point. What allows us to communicate with the world at any hour; minute and second of the day only exhibits how significant the invention has been for individuals. It is one of the most used pieces of electronics in the world today. Over time research has not only led to different versions of the phone, but to the developments of different tones, caller id’s, dialing, call tracing and allowing a person to listen to music while on hold....   [tags: Inventions, Alexander Graham Bell]

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Alexander Graham Bell and The Telephone

- A world without telephones would mean a world without communication and a struggle to complete everyday tasks. Ninety-one percent of Americans would not be able to call, send text, set alarms, or check social media on the go. When he invented the telephone in 1876, Alexander Graham Bell pioneered the way for future inventors to further advance the telephone making communication and life easier for us and generations to come. As a young boy growing up in the 1850’s, Bell was ambitious and headstrong, often observing his fathers, Melville Bell’s, teaching of correct speech and elocution....   [tags: communication, speech, sound]

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The Development Of The Cellular Telephone

- Introduction The development of the cellular telephone has provided one of the most dramatic changes to the way individuals interact on a personal basis, as well as, providing a major shift in the telecommunications industry as a whole. Prior to the increased popularity of the cell phone, communication had been restricted quite greatly however, the emergence of new technologies is allowing users more mobility and freedom than ever before. With these new technologies the demand for multifunctional devices is going to continue to rise and manufactures of mobile phone devices are going to have to determine how to manufacture these devices in a profitable and desirable manner....   [tags: Mobile phone, Personal digital assistant, IPhone]

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Telephone Conversation By William Shakespeare

- Even the most influential, powerful and intelligent people are looked down upon because of the color of their skin. In William Shakespeare’s classic, Othello, and Wole Soyinka’s poem, Telephone Conversation, we follow two protagonists who undergo constant racial prejudices. Othello, being set in the sixteenth century, depicts a religious black man who is often tormented by the thought that his affluent white wife, Desdemona, is unchaste. On the other hand, Telephone Conversation, being set in the mid 1900s, follows a black man hoping to purchase a home from a white landlady....   [tags: Black people, Race, Racism, White people]

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What is Telephone Tapping?

- What is Telephone Tapping. You may be asking this to yourself right now. Telephone tapping is “the monitoring of telephone and Internet conversations by a third party, often by covert means. The wiretap received its name because, historically, the monitoring connection was an actual electrical tap on the telephone line” according to Google's definition, used from Wikipedia. Where did it all start. Phone tapping was started in the 1890’s, along with the telephone recorder. It was originally intended for international defense, not to invade in privacy....   [tags: criminal investigation, monitoring]

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Landline Telephone in Canada

- Problem Statement We want to research and understand the usage and ownership of landline telephones, as well as the use and ownership of cellular telephones in Canada. Currently, there is not enough information gathered on the topic of how Canadians would react to the eradication of the landline phone. If this problem is not addressed, the risk of damaging the company’s finances increases. We will use our best resources in order to research and present valuable information to our client. Current-day statistics, sites, and articles from trusted sources will be utilized to reach the goal of obtaining the needed information....   [tags: erradication, cell phone usage]

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The Human Telephone, Art

- Dying for the sake of statues and a wall, admiring the rule of a man obsessed with the sun, or watching as a human sets fire to children seems like miserable ways to live, but hundreds of people lived their lives in those ways and were content. Traditions and stories are passed down from generation to generation. But, there is something to be said about the works of art that survive decade after decade. Unlike the human telephone, art is able to tell a story without details being mixed up or lost along the journey of historical transitions....   [tags: Qin Shi Huang, Great Wall of China, Qin Er Shi]

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The Invention of the Telephone and How It Has Changed Over the Years

- The Invention of the Telephone and How It Has Changed Over the Years About 100 years ago, Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone by accident with his assistant Mr. Watson. Over many years, the modern version of the telephone makes the one that Bell invented look like a piece of junk. Developments in tone dialing, call tracing, music on hold, and electronic ringers have greatly changed the telephone. This marvelous invention allows us to communicate with the entire globe 24 hours a day just by punching in a simple telephone number....   [tags: Telephones Communication Technology Essays]

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Telephones Have Affected Lan And Network

- Telephones have been a been an essential part of communication and was the first to device to modernise instant communication, the telephone was created between the mid to late 19th century but was patented by Alexander Graham Bell in 1876, many may argue that he was not the first to create but it is widely accepted that he did have a great deal to do with the telephone becoming prominent within private homes. As telephones became a standard that was accepted by the masses, it would go on to change many thing including how businesses, government and households would operate....   [tags: Mobile phone, Telephone, Instant messaging]

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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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The Effect of Users on the Development of the Telegraph and Telephone

- Starr argues that it is the government and political decisions that mainly influence the development of the post office, telegraph, and telephone during the 19th and early 20th centuries. While accurate in some regards, this view is too narrow-sighted in that it forgets the impact that users (individuals and organizations) had on the development of the various technologies. It also overlooks the fact that the users of the systems are able to influence the government, either through voting or through lobbying, and can therefore be responsible for the very decisions that Starr attributes solely to the government....   [tags: Socio-Technical Systems]

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The Humorous Take on Racism in Telephone Conversation

- Discrimination has existed since the dawn of men. We have all experienced it in one form or another and sometimes we’ve discriminated without even realizing it. There have been plenty of people who have fought against discrimination by teaching others. Using anger, fear, and guilt many have spread the word to be more tolerant of others but one less common way this has been accomplished is through humor. Wole Soyinka does this well in his poem “Telephone Conversation” in which he takes a more humorous and ironic approach on discrimination....   [tags: funny jokes and cartoons ]

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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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The Telephone: From One Era to Another

- The modern version of the telephone has significantly evolved from its simplistic beginnings. What allows us to communicate with the world at any hour; minute and second of the day only exhibits how significant the invention has been. It is one of the most widely used electronic devices in today’s society. Over time research has not only led to the development of different versions of the phone, but to the implementation of modern features such as tones, caller id’s, dialing, call tracing and allowing a person to listen to music while on hold....   [tags: Communication]

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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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Social Issue On Racism, The Telephone Conversation

- Social Issue on Racism “The Telephone Conversation” Wole Soyinka is a name that is larger than life in the literary world. His masterclass comes to the fore in the poem Telephone conversation (Soyinka 52). The poem has subtitles, irony, and an underlying theme, which is racism. A dark reality that he skillfully reveals and shows is utterly ridiculous. The poem introduces a West African persona to the audience. The poem tells the story of the man who makes a phone call to a potential landlady, as he is in need of a place to stay....   [tags: Discrimination, Race, Racism, Africa]

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The Invention of the Telephone: Alexander Graham Bell

- Growing up as a child living with his deaf mom, Eliza, Alexander Graham Bell sympathized with the hearing impaired and later devoted his life to teaching speech and liberating deaf children. In 1870, Bell and his family moved to Canada where Melville taught his son Visible Speech and setup teaching jobs for him around New England. One year later Alexander Graham Bell moved to Boston, which was a hotspot for commercial, education, and scientific activity. He began writing articles on deaf education and teaching scientific lectures (Grosvenor, Wesson)....   [tags: biography, education, sound]

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Telephone Intervention and Enhanced Disease Management

- This paper presents a review of a research study conducted by Brandon, Schuessler, Ellison, and Lazenby (2009), which explores the effect of advanced practice nurse (APN) telephone intervention and enhanced disease management on patients living with heart failure (HF). Specifically, the research study investigates the impact of such an intervention on patient outcomes, including readmission rates, quality of life and self-care behaviors. The study was obtained from the Applied Nursing Research journal....   [tags: Nursing]

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The Telephone System

- The Telephone System The telephone is one of the most creative and prized inventions in the world. It has advanced from its humble beginnings to its wireless communication technology today and for the future. The inhabitants of the earth have long communicated over a distance, which has been done by shouting from one hilltop or tower to another. The word "telephone" originated from a combination of two Greek words: "tele", meaning far off, and "phone", meaning voice or sound, and became the known term for "far- speaking." A basic telephone usually contains a transmitter, that transfers the caller's voice, and a receiver, that amplifies sound fr...   [tags: essays research papers]

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Impact of Telephone on Society

- Impact of Telephone on Society Many inventions revolutionized society and one example is the telephone, which was introduced to society in 1876. The inventor, Alexander Graham Bell developed this idea and the telephone made him famous because communication would never be the same after the development of the telephone. The telephone made an incredible impact on society. The impact could be seen through the quickness of communication, business, easier communication in wars, and some negative effects too....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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The Evolution of the Telephone and Operator

- The Evolution of the Telephone and Operator A few nights ago I was sitting at the dining room table reviewing my research, when my roommate, Lucy, walked in and inquired as to my progress. We started talking a bit about telephones and telephone operators and she related a story about the telephone in her hometown. Lucy is from a small town in Ireland. She clearly remembers when, at the age of four (about twenty eight years ago), her family installed their first telephone. To make a call her family would turn the crank on their telephone which would then alert Mrs....   [tags: Communication Technology Papers]

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An Essay on Telephone Marketing

- An essay on telephone marketing Issues surrounding telephone marketing can never be over analysed. There are many factors which influenced the development of telephone marketing. Cited by many as the single most important influence on post modern micro eco compartmentalism, telephone marketing is featuring more and more in the ideals of the young and upwardly mobile. Inevitably feelings run deep amongst the aristocracy, trapped by their infamous history. Relax, sit back and gasp as I display the rich tapestries of telephone marketing....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Telephone

- Since its inception, the telephone has become one of the most important inventions of all time. Although some were skeptical about its replacement over telegrams, in the end the advent of this fine communication equipment has won the hearts of many. As a matter of fact, the telephone system had come to numerous facelifts that it literally connected the world before the internet was born. Because of its importance, homes and businesses can not live without it. In the U.S. alone, most if not all have a phone in the house....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Telephone Conversation by Wole Soyinka

- The Telephone Conversation by Wole Soyinka The "Telephone Conversation" by Wole Soyinka is a poem that's title is very casual and straight forward. The poem's title shows the reader that what they are meant to read is realistic and free flowing. Like most poems there is a general theme that is carried on from start to end. The "Telephone Conversation" has two main obvious themes; these are racism and the lack of education and understanding that some people may have. As the reader reads through the play they become aware that the persona is African and therefore has a darker skin tone than white skinned people....   [tags: Papers Poem Poetry]

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options on company telephone services

- Introduction There are many different options companies have when decided on what type if telephone service to use. The size and needs of the company will usually determine the communications needed to run an organized operation. Another factor in choosing what type of telecommunications a company will need is what type of business does the company deal with. For example, is the company a telemarketing service, a customer service company for bank, or a consulting firm; plus, what are the majority of calls pertaining to and the time frame of each call....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Telephone Follow-Up After Treatment for Breast Cancer

- Telephone Follow-Up After Treatment for Breast Cancer: Views and Experiences of Patients and Specialist Breast Care Nurses Identifying the Phenomenon This essay focuses on the views of patients and specialist breast care nurses (BCN) on telephone follow-up after treatment for breast cancer. The problem in this article is whether or not the telephone follow-up is an effective alternate form of follow-up treatment for breast cancer patients compared to routine hospital appointment follow-ups. This phenomenon is a continuation of broader research previously carried out on the subject....   [tags: Nursing Essays]

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Benefits of Providing Incentives to Telephone Technical Support Staff

- Improving telephone technical support staff’s performance in responding to customer queries via the use of incentive rewards Table of Contents Executive summary 3 1. Context and Industry Information 4 1.1 Context 4 1.2 Industry Information 4 2. Nature of the problem 5 2.1. The problem 5 2.2 Design of the research 5 2.3 Research approach 5 3. Review of the evidence 5 3.1. Source 6 3.2. Conceptual approach 6 3.3 Methodological approach 6 4. Findings and Implications 7 Intrinsic rewards 7 Extrinsic rewards 7 Social rewards 7 Organisational rewards 8 5....   [tags: Evidence-based Practice in HRM]

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The Telephone And Its Corporation

- The Telephone And Its Corporation      The phone is easily one of man’s most important, useful and taken for granted inventions. The telephone has outgrown the ridicule with which it first received, now in most places taken for granted, it is a part of many people’s daily lives. It marvelously extended the ways man converses that it is now an indispensable help to whoever would live the convenient life. All disadvantage of being deaf and mute to any persons, which was universal before the advent of the telephone, has now happily been overcome....   [tags: History Communication Phone Essays]

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International impact on Telephone Company

- International Internet Telephony has been evolving since its introduction in mid-1990s. With the Information Technology changing rapidly, different companies that work in telecommunications market are using various strategies to stay competitive. The main change has been noticed has been when more and more companies become IP carriers and multiple services providers whereas certain companies have refrained from any expansion into new infrastructure. For a growing number of telecommuting workers, a cell phone, a PDA, and a high-speed laptop can be indispensable tools for earning an honest day’s pay....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Two Short Stories: The Gift of Magi and A Telephone Call

- In the short stories “The Gift f Magi” by O. Henry and “A telephone Call” by Dorothy Parker, two women are troubled by how their significant others view them. While O. Henry’s Della is able to see that Jim is not touched, Parker’s narrator is left with uncertainty because her significant other does not call back, stuffing her with skepticism. In O. Henry’s “The Gift of Magi”, a young couple in love has to get surprise gifts for each other before Christmas. The story takes place in a small-industrialized city where poverty is prevalent and money is scarce....   [tags: O. Henry, Dorothy Parker, literary analysis]

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`` Stop All The Clocks, Cut Off The Telephone ``

- Love is one of the emotions that many cannot explain easily. Death is something almost everyone fears. Love and death creates a theme that gives the reader the ability to relate with the speaker of the poem. How does a person, or better yet, a lover react when faced with the death of their beloved. W.H. Auden’s “Stop all the clocks, cut off the telephone” which was written in 1936 tells us the story of someone who has loved deeply and had that love taken from them. When one thinks of love, the visuals that come to mind are those that are joyful and pleasant....   [tags: Poetry, Stanza, Rhyme, Emotion]

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A Complaint On The Telephone At 1200hrs / 01 / 2016 St. 49

- On 04/01/2016 St. 49 received a complaint on the telephone at 1200hrs. The caller was a female and she stated that her name was Gladys Kravitz. The caller stated that a 911 call was placed this morning (04/01/2016) at 1000hrs for her husband 75-year-old, Abner Kravitz, was having chest pains. The location of the call was their residence at 1164 Morning Glory Circle. Mrs. Kravitz complained to me, during our conversation, that “the arrogant ambulance drivers” completely ignored her requests and demands that her husband be transported to the V.A....   [tags: Patient, Medicine, Gladys Kravitz, Complaint]

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Selecting a Telephone System

- In selecting a telephone system, there are many considerations to be made. Among these considerations are the size, scope, features, functionality, interoperability, maintenance, reliability and upgradeability, all in addition to cost and vendor selection play major roles in determining which type of system will best fit the needs of the company. Interoperability with voice mail and electronic messaging systems, PC's, LAN's, video and multi-media servers and wireless systems are vital and important considerations going forward....   [tags: Telecommunication Phone]

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Telephone Conversation

- The poem 'Telephone conversation' is staged by a black man who is looking for a flat but ends up phoning to a landlady who is racist but tries to be polite in finding out whether he is he is a dark or light one. When he first speaks to her he feels awkward as he feels he has to confess that he is African. Also I think he feels as though he has been in the same position before somewhere else and he knows what is expected from people like the landlady he is speaking to. When he tells her that he is African she becomes speechless and wants to know if he is light or dark brown....   [tags: Racism]

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Mobile Telephone Masts

- Mobile Telephone Masts Abstract Mobile telephones have transformed the telecommunications industry. These devices can be used to make telephone calls from almost anywhere, the explosion in the popularity of having one means that over half of everyone in Britain has one. The increase in the amount of telephones can only have a “knock-on” effect on the amount of mobile telephone masts, and these are considered to be the most dangerous. The media have had a focus on the dangers that mobile telephone masts pose in the long term, and the public are most definitely concerned with the risks involved in having mobile telephone masts near where they live....   [tags: Papers]

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Riverbend Telephone Company

- Riverbend Telephone Company The Riverbend Telephone Company is experiencing growth and had previously tried outsourcing some of its installation work to handle the overflow above its capacity. This was unsatisfactory, and so to accommodate the new customers, RTC needs to obtain a new maintenance truck and crew. It is considering whether leasing or buying the new truck necessary to their operations is the preferable method of investment. Question 1& 2 Without considering financing the purchase through debt, the cash costs for buying the truck for years 0- 4 are: The cash costs for leasing the truck are: The cash flows discounted by the risk-free rate of 9% allows us to compare the presen...   [tags: Case Study, solution]

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AT&T Telephone Company

- AT&T The AT+T Corporation, formerly known as The American Telephone and Telegraph Company, was incorporated on March 3, 1885 in New York as a wholly owned subsidiary of The American Bell Telephone Company. Its original purpose was to manage and expand the burgeoning toll (long distance) business of American Bell and its licensees. It continued as the long distance company until December 30, 1899 when it assumed the business and property of American Bell and became the parent company of the Bell System....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Commentary on Telephone Conversation by Wole Soyinka

- Commentary on Telephone Conversation by Wole Soyinka Wole Soyinka recollects vividly in Ake Mrs. Huti talking about white racism. He was thus mentally prepared to cope with the racism before he left for England. The race problem which has been treated with levity in the immigrant poems is treated from the poet’s personal experience in “Telephone Conversation.” “Telephone Conversation” involves an exchange between the black speaker and a white landlady. This poem more than any other is enriched by Soyinka’s experience of drama....   [tags: English Literature]

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Prejudice in To Kill A Mockingbird & Telephone Conversation

- The dictionary defines prejudice as a learned, preformed, and unsubstantiated judgment or opinion about an individual or a group, either favorable or unfavorable in nature. Through the study of the book, To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee, and the poem Telephone Conversation by Wole Soyinka, ones understanding of prejudice and what makes up prejudice changes considerably for what could be perceived as for the better or for the worse. Being ignorant of what is happening or not knowing and properly understanding what prejudice is can make it easy to turn a blind eye to what is happening around you....   [tags: Harper Lee Wole Soyinka]

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Protocol Review Of Telephone And Data Networks

- Protocol Review of Telephone and Data Networks The Internet protocol suite is a highly related collection of protocols. It is also commonly referred to as TCP/IP. TCP and IP were the first and primary protocols developed for internetworking. However, it is comprised of many other protocols that collaborate with each other to perform each distinct task required for communication on and to other network components. Based on the network topology and devices that reside on the network, the protocols that will be discussed are IMCP, TCP, IP, UDP, DNS, FTP, HTTP, IMAP4, POP3, SIP, SMTP, SNMP, SSH, and Rlogin....   [tags: Networks Telecommunications]

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Salem Telephone Company Financial Analysis

- Salem Telephone Company Financial Analysis In 2001, Salem Telephone Company created a subsidiary, Salem Data Services (SDS). The intent of creating SDS was to provide a revenue stream to subsidize the telephone operations and alleviate the need for a rate increase. Unfortunately, after 3 years, SDS has not met profit expectations. In fact, SDS continued to experience losses at the rate of $40-$45k per month making it necessary to reassess operations. While providing services to both internal and external customers, SDS found that their computer system had surplus capacity to support additional commercial sales....   [tags: Business Financial Analysis]

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Using The Principles When Drafting Effective Written Instruments And Associated Patterns Of Interaction With Government Decision Makers

- This chapter discusses the techniques associated with applying our principles when drafting effective written instruments and associated patterns of interaction with government decision-makers. This chapter also provides guidance on how to most effectively deliver written instruments, prepare for and facilitate constructive face-to-face meetings, hearings, and other forums involving decision-makers. Most government decision-makers have tight schedules that force them to allocate their time based on the conduct of their highest priority issues....   [tags: Telephone, Telephone call, Telephone exchange]

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Personal Note On Keeping My Mind

- Keeping my mind as busy as possible I caught myself working harder, and longer hours because of the holidays nearing. At the store, three individuals quit without notice in a weeks’ time which I didn’t mind. It just made time go by faster, having no idea where I wanted it to go I was in no hurry to sit still in a time portal to dwell on what was, when I can move to what will be. Mid-January leaped in my face, when a man came into speedway twice with in a 20 minute period. I only noticed him the second time because he had followed me like he needed to say something....   [tags: Telephone, Telephone exchange, Telephone number]

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Commonality In Blake's The Little Black Boy and Soyinka's Telephone Conversation

- Separated by centuries, races, national identities, and countless literary movements, the English poet and artist William Blake and Nigerian poet and playwright Wole Soyinka still find commonality in their writings. They have somewhat of a thematic overlap; both Blake and Soyinka address a question of race in their poems “The Little Black Boy” and “Telephone Conversation,” respectively. The former details the story of an African child who comes to the profound realization that only after death can different races of humans be equalized....   [tags: William Blake, Wole Soyinka, Analysis]

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Problems With High Tech Equipment

- Although high-tech equipment is beneficial to your practice, it cannot compensate for outdated or poorly designed practice management software.Your practice management software keeps everything intact, which is why it needs to integrate seamlessly with your dental software. The right management software can help you keep current patients happy and expand your business by offering patients a faster, smoother experience. Choose easy to use software that benefits you, your staff and your patients To streamline your dental practice, you need to choose management software that is easy to use, efficient and beneficial to your patients....   [tags: Telephone, Telephone exchange, Telephone call]

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Descriptive Essay - Original Writing

- Standing on the balcony, I gazed at the darkened and starry sky above. Silence surrounded me as I took a glimpse at the deserted park before me. Memories bombarded my mind. As a young girl, the park was my favourite place to go. One cold winter’s night just like tonight as I looked upon the dark sky, I had decided to go for a walk. Wrapped up in my elegant scarlet red winter coat with gleaming black buttons descending down the front keeping away the winter chill. Wearing thick leggings as black as coal, leather boots lined with fur which kept my feet cozy....   [tags: Telephone, Telephone call, Telephone exchange]

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The Strengths And Weaknesses Of The Technology

- What are the strengths and weaknesses of the technology. New technology is always developed with hopes to facilitate things however, they too have their setbacks. They provide many advantages to residential and business users. With home computers and high speed internet becoming commonly available VoIP phone service appears to becoming more popular. VoIP offers low cost service resulting in greater financial savings. One network provider offers PC-to-PC phone calls anywhere in the world for free....   [tags: Telephone, Telephone call, Internet]

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Choosing A Business Phone Service Provider

- Choosing a Business Phone Service Provider Being contacted via telephone is still the most popular way for people to get in touch with a business. Therefore, having the best telephone service provider in San Diego, CA is still important and beneficial to your company. You will always want a service that is not only reliable, but affordable for your needs. A business phone service provider should offer all the different features that you will need to run your business, so it is important to make your decision carefully before deciding on what phone company you are going to go with....   [tags: Telephone, Telephone exchange, Internet]

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Finding The Best Phone Service Provider

- Finding the Best Phone Service Provider When you own a business in San Diego, CA, the most popular way to have customers contact you is still via telephone. This goes to show that having a sound, reliable telephone provider for your company is still the best way to bring in business and allow your customers to contact you easily. A phone service should be dependable, consistent and cost-effective, and should offer the services that you really need to run your business the right way. Make your decision carefully when you are choosing what type of phone service to choose in San Diego....   [tags: Telephone, Telephone exchange, Internet]

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China's Move to Prevent Internet Telephone Services

- Article Summary The popularity of computer-to-telephone call services is expanding at a phenomenal rate, threatening traditional phone companies' profits. Skype, a European based telephony company that offers this service is amongst the leaders in the field and has formed a joint venture with a Chinese company with the hopes of being able to capitalize on this emerging market. However, the telecom companies in mainland China are aggressively pursuing the systematic removal of these types of services....   [tags: Telecommunications VoIP Skype]

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The Commercial Use of Mobile Telephones

- The Commercial Use of Mobile Telephones Around the 1980’s mobile telephones started showing up for commercial use. They were analog style, cumbersome and expensive to purchase. In the 1990’s digital technology was born and mobile phones became readily available to everyone and less expensive than the previous ten years. By 1998 over 30% of the world population within the areas of Europe, Asia, and North America had mobile telephones. With this type of usage of mobile telephones, Mobile Telephone Network plc (MTN) was born in 1993 attempting to earn their share in the South Africa market for mobile telephones....   [tags: Telephones Communication Technology Essays]

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Paul Cronan and New England Telephone Company

- 1. Identification of the “critical or relevant facts” from the case” Paul Cronan was working for New England Telephone Company while diagnosed with ARC – Aids Related Complex and started showing symptoms of AIDS. His supervisors started to get concern with his job performance and health due to his very poor attendance, and the increased amount of absences. During spring 1985, Paul had requested permission on two different days to leave work due to a doctor’s appointment. Paul’s supervisor Charles O’Brian refused to grant him permission a third time, unless he informs him on the reason for the appointment....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Racism in Amistad, To Kill a Mocking Bird, and Telephone Conversation

- The texts To Kill a Mocking Bird by Harper Lee, Amistad directed by Steven Spielberg and Telephone Conversation by Wole Soyinka explore the issue of racism. These three texts focus on prejudice, discrimination, bias, behaviour and attitude revolving around the issue of discrimination because of the coulour of ones skin and the cultural and social attitudes past on from one generation to another. Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird is a novel set in the southern states of the USA in the 1930’s, a time that is “Post Abolitionist”, however a time where the culture and social structure is still entrenched with racist attitudes and laws....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Prejudice in Telephone Conversation and Dinner Guest-Me

- Prejudice in Telephone Conversation and Dinner Guest-Me In the two poems, ‘Telephone Conversation’ and ‘Dinner Guest-Me,’ each poet uses their poetry as a means of confronting and challenging prejudice. In ‘Telephone Conversation’ by Wole Soyinka, a phone conversation takes place between an African man and a very artificial lady about renting out a room. When the lady finds out he is African she becomes very prejudiced and racist towards him. ‘Dinner Guest-Me’ by Langston Hughes is about a black man going to a dinner party where he is the only coloured person there, like he is the ‘token black.’ Anger and a sense of humour are shown in both of the poems....   [tags: Wole Soyinka Langston Hughes Poetry Essays]

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Marketing Consultancy: Voip Mobile Telephone System

- Synopsis: Introduction page 2 1- Estimation of the market size in France for a mobile VoIP telephone system page 3 2- Position for a mobile VoIP telephone system: page 6 3- Market penetration for the VoIP mobile phone system page 7 4- Competitors and risks page 8 5- Suggestions concerning appearance page 8 Introduction: A private French investor is ready to finance the creation of a Wimax network throughout France. That’s why as marketing consultancy we analysed this market. We made an initial estimation of the market size in France....   [tags: Business Market Analysis]

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CASE: Paul Cronan and New England Telephone Company (A)

- CASE: Paul Cronan and New England Telephone Company (A) I.     LEGAL CASE ANALYSIS A.     Facts Paul Cronan was hired by New England Telephone (NET) in 1973 as a file clerk. In 1983 he was promoted to service technician. He worked in Needham, Massachusetts for 18 months before transferring to South Boston, Massachusetts. In 1985, Cronan suffered from medical symptoms due to AIDS-related complex (ARC), and missed work sporadically for 6 months. In June, 1985 Cronan requested a third leave of absence from work for a doctor’s appointment....   [tags: Legal Legality Case England Essays]

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Indian Telephone Industries Ltd. Reluctance to Change

- Indian Telephone Industries Ltd. Reluctance to Change 1.1 INTRODUCTION ITI Limited is India's pioneering venture in the field of telecommunications. Born in 1948, this premier PSU has contributed to 50% of the present national telecom equipment. With state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities spread across six locations and a countrywide network of marketing/service outlets, the Company offers a complete range of telecom products and total solutions covering the whole spectrum of Switching, Transmission, Access and Subscriber Premises equipment....   [tags: Telecommunications Business Analysis]

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Introduction and Globalization of Mobile Phones and How They Affect Our Society Today

- This report is on the introduction and globalization of mobile phones and how they ultimately affect our society today. I will detail the origins of the first telephones, including the innovative and creative minds that were the first inventors of the device all the way to how the modern cell phone was created and used to this day. It is imperative to understand that without established “networks,” our current mobile phones would essentially be rendered useless. These “3G/4G” networks are what allow us to stay connected within such a telecommunication-based environment that we, as people, live in today....   [tags: history of the telephone]

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How Is Text Messaging Affecting Teen Literacy and Other Aspects of their Life

- ... Text messaging has now affected people in many ways. Now with text messaging, teens are connected more than any other generation. Teenagers interact socially with text messaging, that has increased frequency. With more communication, negative effects can now take place. Teens now talk less face-to-face with texting communication (Welton). In 2000, fourteen billion text were sent out monthly. In 2010, 188 billion were being sent out over the United States (Kluger). Among the young, not all of the growth has yet to come out of old fashioned phoning (Kluger)....   [tags: Telephone, Textism]

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Technology and its Evolution: A Brief Summary

- From a kid paying a DDoSer to shut down a business’s website, to an expert hacker coding a robot uprising, it only takes one person to ruin technology for everyone else. Does that mean technology is bad. Of course not. That would not be the logical thing to do. There will always be a bad apple in the bunch to try to mess things up, but they need to be punished and have the technology improved. In Fahrenheit 451, Bradbury approaches the effects of technology in his novel by talking about the wonders of technology and all it can do to make life easier....   [tags: Telephone, Robots]

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The First Methods Of Communication

- The first methods of communication were with smoke signals, hand delivered messages, including the Romans having a marathon runner who would run for 20 miles to deliver a verbal message, and carrier pigeons with smaller ones for encrypted messages, especially during a war time between 2 rival countries. Some people even found the tin can with a string to connect the two, would work, though limited. The string must be suspended only by the 2 cans and nothing can touch the string and cut it off, or the vibrations of sound from one person to the other wouldn 't be able to cross over....   [tags: Mobile phone, Telephone, Telephone exchange]

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The Guidelines For Making Phone Calls

- It’s important to know the guidelines for making phone calls. Telephones should only be used for interacting and assisting the customer unless it is a severe emergency. Taking advantage of telephone use can distract you from what you need to get done.It is important to answer the phone in a quick fashion. For instance, some customers might lose their patience, and will end the call if you take too long to assist them. Therefore, it is important to answer the phone as soon as possible. For example, when I called my health insurance company, I was on hold for more than fifteen minutes before I had to end the call, because I didn’t have the time to wait for an answer.Always remember to answer t...   [tags: Telephone, Mobile phone, Telephone exchange]

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The Horrors of Society Illustrated in ‘Telephone Conversation’ by Wole Soyinka and ‘Prayer Before Birth’ by Louis Macneice

- In ‘Telephone Conversation’ we have a telephone conversation between a black man who wants to rent a room, from a white woman. We see that society is ignorant and racist. ‘Prayer Before Birth’ is a poem addressed to God from the point of view of an unborn baby who is scared to go into society. They both have negative views of society. In ‘Prayer Before Birth’ society is presented as scary. The narrator is pleading and says ‘I fear’. She (no gender is specified as it is meant to symbolize all of humanity) is scared of ‘blood baths’....   [tags: desperation, emotions, poetry]

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The Growing Usage of Public Switched Telephone Network for Non-Voice Applications

- The Growing Usage of Public Switched Telephone Network for Non-Voice Applications The US Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN), is very possibly the largest distributed system in existence. Most telephone switching networks does the same basic thing as the PSTN by going by a simple procedure: It basically connects point A to point B. Even though this seems like a very simple thing to do it is not always the easiest. The US PSTN requires some of the most complex computing systems in existence....   [tags: Papers]

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Paul Cronan and New England Telephone Company Case Analysis

- Paul Cronan and New England Telephone Company Case Analysis Legal Case Analysis Facts: ?     Paul Cronan was a long-term New England Telephone Company (NET) employee (1973 - 1986), assigned at South Boston. ?     Paul was diagnosed with AIDS Related Complex (ARC) in 1985. ?     Paul informed his supervisor about ARC when asked about his third request to leave work for a medical appointment (1985). ?     Paul had a poor attendance history. His tardiness and medical appointments concerned his supervision....   [tags: Business Case Analysis Essays]

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Imagined Communities in the God of Small Things, No Telephone to Heaven, and Burger's Daughter

- In Imagined Communities, Benedict Anderson sets forth his theory of the nation, that "it is an imagined political community - and imagined as both inherently limited and sovereign." The kinds of communities envisioned by the three main novels we have studied thus far are not all that dissimilar. These communities are stifling for the main characters, who all seek some form or another of acceptance: Clare, to feel at home within on culture or another, Rosa to gain the acceptance of herself minus the title of Lionel's daughter, having to live up to the expectations that she'd continue her father's legacy, and Rahel, the love and acceptance of Ammu and the forgiveness of Velutha and Sophie M...   [tags: Comparative Literature]

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Personal Voice Or An Electronic Mail?

- E-mails work faster than telephones, but was there not a time when telephones were faster and quicker than any other mode of communication. We live in an evolving world where things change every now and then and new technologies and inventions keep coming up every now and then. Why is it that we always want what is the fastest mode in everything that we do. Even if we do communication is something that is of vital importance whether the world globalizes or not but in a world like tody communication plays a vital role and at this pace its importance would grow exponentially in the future....   [tags: email, mail, telephone]

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AT&T and Alexander Graham Bell

- Company Overview In 1875 AT&T began its company, which was invented by Alexander Graham Bell. Graham had help in forming this global company from two men, Gardiner Hubbard and Thomas Sanders financially. Bell being the inventor tried and successfully invented a talking telegraph. In the few years to follow, Bell earned patents and in 1877 the three men formed the Bell Telephone Company to display the new invention, the telephone. In 1878 the first telephone exchange took place under license from Bell Telephone in New Haven, CT....   [tags: talking telegraph, international telephone]

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Andrew Graham Bell, The Man Behind The Creative Invention

- Everyone knows Alexander Graham Bell, the man behind the creative invention; the telephone. Not only was the telephone one of the biggest invention in the history of America, but it was the most successful one as well. During Graham Bell’s time period, the only way you could communicate to others was by writing letters which had usually taken about a week to get delivered due to the lack of transportation. While amused by Alexander, creation of the first telephone, he also created something to help deaf people....   [tags: Alexander Graham Bell, Telephone]

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