Ambient Essays

  • An Approach to Introducing Ambient Music

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    An Approach to Introducing Ambient Music John Cage (1912-1992) presents an attractive challenge to a music GSI teaching a class of non-majors. As much an idea man as a pen-on-paper composer, Cage proposed through his writings and artistic approach that all sound, whether deliberate or accidental, whether inside or outside of the concert hall, is in fact a macro-series of musical events. In effect, according to this way of thinking, all ambient sound is music. Considering the way most of us have

  • Ambient Intelligence Methodologies

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    consider relevant to the information security in ambient intelligence and the proposed solution that I have formulated, noting the general limitations of your research study. After I have analyzed the three methodologies, I will choose one of the methodologies to use in the study, and state the reasons that I made the choice, citing research for support in your decision. Ambient intelligence The emerging ubiquitous information society also known as ambient intelligence, ubiquitous networking, or pervasive

  • Essay On Ambient Air Pollution

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    population, mainly reducing the incidence of respiratory disease mortality. Under the Resource Management Act 1991, the Ministry for the Environment provides Ambient Air Quality Guidelines for regional councils and unitary authorities to manage the ambient air in their region. Therefore, the Auckland Council is in charge of ensuring that the ambient air in Auckland is clean and healthy and doesn’t contain excessive levels of pollutants by undertaking stringent monitoring of the air, creating and implementing

  • Considerations in Casino Design

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    designed to make people feel submissive and to enhance emotional arousal” ( Guelph News Release). Casinos implement certain elements to induce these feelings such as identification checks and security officers, asymmetrical colors and designs and ambient noise levels. These perceptual influences evoke a social status in the patrons of the casino, either making them feel as if they are out of place or these subliminal tactics may not affect them at all. Casinos also use strategic placement of gaming

  • Generation and Culture in Doce cuentos peregrinos

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    mind of dominance in which the result of previous concepts of life and costumes achieved are just vague figures trying to make up a non-abstract drawing that represent power. Generations and cultures are being confronted, characteristic of a dense ambient in which two different manners of applying the rules of society provoke an ironic reaction of rebellion that apply to a macrocosm. The title means "Miss Forbes's summer of happiness." The time of the year, the island surrounded by the dark blue sea

  • We Must Teach the Homosexual About Christ

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    homosexual in his plight is the subject of this paper. No doubt deviant sex is almost as old as the race. There are few innovations in moral weakness. What is new is the homosexual ideology which has made devastating inroads into the Church from the ambient culture. One is made to believe that recalling the Church's teaching is an uncharitable act and that the Christian thing to do is to act as if sodomy were as normal as marital sex. Of course it is scarcely a defense of homosexuality to point out that

  • Skin Cancer in Australia

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    sun exposure, though each form is associated with a different pattern of exposure. Australia has the highest rate of skin cancer in the world, due to a combination of tropical latitude, fair-skinned population, outdoor lifestyle, and high amount of ambient ultraviolet radiation. Widespread opinions about tanning and health benefits of sunlight lead many Australians to intentionally overexpose themselves to the sun. State cancer councils have developed sun safety and awareness campaigns, such as “Slip

  • Absinthe: The Price of Creativity

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    creativity is a behavior, can it be influenced by things that occur in the brain? Some artists seem to be naturally endowed with the gift of creativity and the creation of these new responses to old information. Some artists seek to place themselves in ambient conditions in order to induce these new responses of the nervous system. And other artists seek out the help of drugs. Drugs can have a wide variety of effects, from mild physical effects to huge effects on personality and behavior. At the end of

  • Sound Technique in a Sequence from Godard's Alphaville

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    film in which the filmmaker attempts to explore and express a universal truth. The interlude begins with silence. This is the major feature that distinguishes the sequence from the rest of the film: as Natasha turns her gaze to the window all ambient sound dies down, and as it diminishes, so too does the sense of narrative space that has been maintained up until this moment. At this point we experience a suspension of our presence within the narrative space, and we are relocated to a position

  • Ambient Music's Effect on Sleep

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    connection between human emotion and music inspires promise of enhancing sleep for people with both chronic and temporary sleep abnormalities. By introducing ambient music to young adults prior to sleep, or by slowly introducing music during sleep, one enhances sleep quality while minimizing negative consequences. Ambient Music’s Effect on Sleep in Young Adults Discussion First, one must identify and classify problems associated with sleep loss. Most commonly, “sleep disorders

  • Ambient Assisted Living Essay

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    solutions have a key role in the promotion of human functioning and in the mitigation of disabilities, particularly the ones resulting from the natural aging process. This perspective is evident in the development of Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) products and services [4]. 1.1. Ambient Assisted Living AAL is related to digital environments with ubiquitous and non-obstructive intelligence [5] organized to support a wide range of products or services that intend to extend the permanence of older people

  • Eastbourne's Ambient Air Pollution

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    the top ten worst towns in the UK for two types of air pollution in their annual Ambient Air Pollution report. The report recorded Eastbourne as the third worst in the country for PM2.5, which penetrates deep into our respiratory systems, and seventh worst for larger PM10 particles. The two contain pollutants such as nitrates, sulfates and black carbon, which experts say pose a huge risk to public health. Ambient air pollution, made of high concentrations of small and fine particulate matter (PMs)

  • genre

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    through the hallway because of the silent ambiance and ominous music. All we hear is the guttural groans and growl as they sneak. Sound used in this scene made it horror because the minor scale key music that induce suspense and tension, the silent ambient, the lack of dialogue because only hand gestures were used. Mostly music and bit of sound effects were used however it was very effective in creating tension and suspense because after watching WorldWarZ. This scene is most tense scene in the film

  • Industrial Garlic and Organic Garlic Experiment with Pesticides

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    The data which has been collected from the Garlic sprouting experiment proves to be inconclusive; however this is not to say that the data was not informative, or did not have influence on the questions being asked in the lab. The lab question states “Do insecticides and pesticides used on Industrial Garlic negatively impact the rapidity of growth of sprouts; in comparison to Organic Garlic?”. In answering this question, growth must be studied through time period, and quality of length. When looking

  • National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAP)

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    Ans • The client must provide compliance with National Ambient Air Quality Standards(NAAQs) • The client must provide reasonable Available Control Technology(RACT), so that it can show that the expansion is economically and technologically feasible • Compliance with State implementation Plan(SIP) Ans • If the corporation is planning to use the Best available Control Technology(BACT) and must show proof to that effect as it must not exceed the allowable limit under the New Source Review(NSR) • If

  • The Impact of Noise on Patients in the ICU

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    Noise is unwanted sound. Over the past 50 years, sound levels in hospitals have increased,1-3 with all studies exceeding the recommendations from World Health Organization (WHO) Guidelines for Community Noise.4 In 2006 the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems began surveying patients regarding their perspectives on hospital care. This survey specifically asks about noise: “During this hospital stay, how often was the area around your room quiet at night?” In 2013, the

  • The Causes And Effects Of Air Pollution In Ghana

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    environment (Ambient dust) or dust in the work place (Occupational dust). The potential of dust particles to cause occupational health and safety risks is dependent on the chemical composition, concentration and exposure time. Excessive or long term exposure to harmful respirable dusts may result in respiratory diseases, such as pneumoconiosis. This disease is caused by the build-up of metallic or mineral dust particles in the lungs and the tissue reaction to their presence. Ambient Air Quality

  • Urbanization in China

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    Urbanization (or urbanisation) is the increasing number of people that live in urban areas. Urbanization has been the result of economic growth for most countries. In fact, every developed nation in the world has gone through urbanization and this is no news to Chinese leaders. To turn the nation of China from being a developing nation to a developed nation, China encouraged the migration of citizens from the countryside to move to large cities and fuel the industrializing nation. Though urbanization

  • The Clean Air Act: The Dangers Of The Clean Air Act

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    made to limit the amount of bad air from cars and other types of motor vehicles. The Clean Air Act of 1970 gave the Environmental Protection Agency the right to create regulations that would keep in check the hazardous air pollutants. The National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) are those guidelines. These standards were put in place to make sure the manufacturers knew the accepted level of air emissions The Act was amended in 1977 and 1990 primarily to set new goals for achieving attainment

  • Recycling Center Environmental Impact Statement

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    the fact that the proposed construction site is located within an area that does not meet National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS). The environmental protection agency has declared the area a nonattainment area. The EPA defines nonattainment as “any area that does not meet (or that contributes to ambient air quality in a nearby area that does not meet) the national primary or secondary ambient air quality standard for the pollutant.” (Environmental Protection Agency, 2011) Since the proposed