Artificial Essays

  • Artificial Contraception

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    There are many forms of artificial contraception. I am going to discuss some of those forms and the Church’s opinion. Condoms, or rubbers, are shaped like a balloon and are made of a special kind of rubber. Condoms prevent sperm from reaching the cervix. They are placed over the male’s erect penis before intercourse. They are 80-90% effective. No prescription is needed to use them. They protect against STD’s. They are more protective in preventing AIDS, then preventing pregnancy. They are not fully

  • Artificial Tanning

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    Artificial Tanning Jim Rice loved the way tanning made him look and feel, that is, until he became personally affected by the dangers that came with the frivolous glitz and glamour of a nice tan. Artificial tanning has become a sub-culture for youths across the nation. Those who do not go tanning are a minority and those who do tan ignore the health risks posted in every tanning booth and bed in the state of Massachusetts. However, for Jim Rice, a middler chemical engineering major at Northeastern

  • The Artificial Family

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    "The Artificial Love" In Anne Tyler’s "The Artificial Family," the personality and character of three individuals are revealed: Toby, Mary and Samantha. The story has no real resolution and seems to end where it began. The characters learn and unlearn by the time the story is complete. There is no long introduction or development of the characters; the characters develop throughout the short story. Tyler uses immediate dialogue making the story even more intriguing for the reader

  • Artificial Hearts

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    leads to heart failure can only be cured through organ transplants, although medication and surgical options due serve to control symptoms. However, artificial hearts and pump-assisted devices may be potential alternatives to these methods. The expectations for total artificial hearts and partial artificial heart devices are numerous. The artificial heart must maintain blood circulation and oxygenation, beat 100,000 times every 24 hours and it must have a constant power source. Mor... ... middle

  • Bioethics and Artificial Insemination

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    Bioethics and Artificial Insemination With every new technology that is born, there must be many questions as to whether this technology is beneficial or harmful as well as analyze who is affects. This especially holds true in dealing with the technology of artificial insemination. With the cultural mainstreaming of artificial insemination, there have been many articles written discussing the ethics of such decisions. Most of these articles are written by feminist authors with the purpose of

  • Artificial Intelligence

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    Artificial intelligence is the study of how to makes computers do things which, at the moment, people do better. This definition is vague because of its reference to the current state of computer science. Artificial intelligence is a combination of computer science, physiology and philosophy. AI is a broad topic including many different fields, from machine vision to expert systems. AI can be described as the attempt to build machines that think and act like humans, that are able to learn and to

  • Artificial Intelligence

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    Artificial Intelligence Computers are everywhere today. It would be impossible to go your entire life without using a computer. Cars, ATMs, and TVs we use everyday, and all contain computers. It is for this reason that computers and their software have to become more intelligent to make our lives easier and computers more accessible. Intelligent computer systems can and do benefit us all; however people have constantly warned that making computers too intelligent can be to our disadvantage

  • Artificial Intelligence

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    Artificial Intelligence "My name is Dorothy," said the girl, "and I am going to the Emerald City, to ask the Oz to send me back to Kansas." "Where is the Emerald City?" he enquired; "and who is Oz?" "Why, don't you know?" she returned in surprise. "No, indeed; I don't know anything. You see, I am stuffed, so I have no brains at all," he answered, sadly. "Oh," said Dorothy; "I'm awfully sorry for you." "Do you think," he asked, "If I go to the Emerald City with you, that the great Oz would

  • Artificial Intelligence

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    technological developments of the modern age, none is as complex as artificial intelligence. The idea that a non-human, manufactured entity could advance to a point of emulating human behavior is enough to make people shiver. The idea of something so advanced that we will not be able to tell the difference may be even worse. In 1961 Philip Dick wrote Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?. It portrayed a world with these exact characteristics. Artificial Intelligence had advanced to a point of near-perfect human

  • Artificial Intelligence Essay

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    “Artificial Intelligence And America”       Artificial Intelligence played a crucial role in our American history and the history of the world. Some view it as the vain pursuit of man to become god-like and create life, others, as the next logical step in computer technology. However, the conclusion is not nearly the most important part of it. The process of the pursuit of the creation of mechanical sentient life has also led to a much deeper understanding of how our own

  • Artificial Intelligence

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    avoid these problems. The study of Intelligent Systems, often called “artificial intelligence” (AI), uses computation as a medium for simulating human perception, cognition, reasoning, learning, and action. In the case of artificial intelligence, the first thing that usually comes to mind is that AIs are convenient for mankind. It makes life much easier having the artificial intelligent systems to do people's works. Having artificial intelligence around not only cuts the tasks i... ... middle of paper

  • Artificial Intelligence Vs Artificial Intelligence

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    its creations. Artificial intelligence was created as an attempt to replicate human intelligence; however, it’s capabilities have surpassed initial human intentions by unimaginable means. Modern day computers can compute algorithms and execute calculations considerably quick compared to the average human. Technology has been rapidly advancing, to a point where artificial intelligence could potentially gain consciousness and be able to think on its own. Currently, society’s artificial intelligence is

  • Racism: The Artificial Category of Race

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    Racism: The Artificial Category of Race THESIS: Scientists and other intellectuals recognize the modern concept of "race" as an artificial category that developed over the past five centuries due to encounters with non-European people. Even though people still attempt to organize humans into categories according to their race, these categories have been shown to have no scientific basis. The term "race" is a modern concept. It's definition has adopted radically new meaning over the past few

  • Concerns on Artificial Intelligence

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    Concerns on Artificial Intelligence Artificial intelligence is still an infant compared to other technologies. It brings about great promises for our future and some even predict that its importance will rival that of the printing press. (Boden) By human nature, many tried to play God: People of all generation and all over the world dreamt of creating a being that is capable of carrying out human actions. A few decades ago, many regarded cloning as ludicrous and simply ignored it. However

  • Artificial Intelligence

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    Overview Way back in 1965, technologist Herbert Simon stated that, “Machines will be capable, within 20 years, of doing any work a man can do” (Vardi, 2012). Nearly fifty years later, this world has been impacted by artificial intelligence (AI) equipped technologies in major ways. The threat of AI equipped computer systems and machinery taking jobs away from humans is becoming a harsh reality (Vardi, 2012). As with every innovative technology there are positive and negative externalities involved

  • Artificial Reef

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    infestation of coral and calcareous algae along the edges of reefs, atolls, and islands. There are also artificial reefs which are man-made and used enhance the physical complexity of a featureless sea bottom. Artificial reefs attract a diverse collection of organisms, especially fish. 2.0 HISTORY The construction of reefs has been in practice for thousands of years. The Ancient Persians used artificial reefs to block the mouth of the Tigris River to restrain the Indian pirates. They were also in use

  • The Applications and Making of Artificial Diamonds

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    The Applications and Making of Artificial Diamonds Diamonds are very unique. Their hardness and beauty have enticed people for many years. Now some of the same attributes that make them appealing also make them useful. To understand these attributes the chemistry of carbon is very important. This unique chemistry is what makes them so hard to make. Much research has gone into the making of diamonds and this has led to many successes in the field. These discoveries have led to machines

  • Artificial Intelligence

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    Artificial intelligence is the engineering of machines, especially computer programs that usually involve human intelligence. Artificial intelligence is using computers to understand human intelligence such as visual awareness, decision-making, and converting language. It could also be described as turning human intelligence into intelligence for machines and technology. The future capabilities of machines are dependent upon how well the machine can replicate human intelligence. Theorists who described

  • Artificial Intelligence

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    Artificial Intelligence Artificial intelligence or "AI" is the study of computer science that tries to enlighten and to imitate, through machine-driven or computational procedures, facets of human intelligence. Incorporated amid these aspects of intelligence are abilities to intermingle with the natural world across sensory methods and decision making abilities in unpredictable situations without human interference. Standard areas of exploration in AI consist of computer vision, game playing, learning

  • The Ethics of Artificial Intelligence

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    awe of the accomplishments of the human race. It is a phrase that inspires fear for the mankind. Artificial intelligence has the potential for great, wondrous things, as well as those that are horrid and terrible. Writers have often played on this fear of other forms of intelligence – this fear of the unknown – and nothing can be worse than being outsmarted and surpassed by one’s own creation. Artificial intelligence, or AI, has the potential to be extremely beneficial to humanity, but there are costs