Disc Essays

  • Sound on Disc

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    Sound-On-Disc: From Inception ‘til Death From the Kinetophone to the Vitaphone, the sound-on-disc format dominated the pioneering stage of sound in movies. For the first time ever, people were able to hear sound synchronized with the images on the screen, and the revolution had begun-the talkies were here to stay. It was the sound-on-disc format that helped create many of Hollywood’s “talkie” classics, including The Jazz Singer and The Singing Fool. However, another format, sound-on-film, would soon

  • DISC Assesment

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    productivity are influenced. DISC Platinum Rule Behavioral Self-Assessment provides assessment and analysis on individual behavioral styles. DISC Insights provides a pictorial depiction of the styles and their associated personality traits (DISC Insights, 2013). DiSC Profile provides an overarching view of the styles assessed during the individual analysis and associated organizational and team benefits to understanding the styles of individuals within the construct of teams (DiSC Profile, 2013).  Increase

  • The Creation Of The Compact Disc

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    Creation Of The Compact Disc The creation of the compact disc, better known as the CD, can be traced back to the late 1960s. A Dutch scientist named Klass Compaan of Philips Research conceived the idea for the CD. He teamed with another scientist, Piet Kramer, who together introduced the first color videodisc prototype in 1972. Sony teamed up with Philips on the creation of the compact disc, and together they were able to develop a standard, universal compact disc to hold audio information

  • lumbar disc problems

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    lumbar disc problems Summary The lumbar region of the human spine is a location that is very susceptible to injury and trauma. A majority of the population experience back pain at some time during their life, and although in most cases the pain subsides after a time of rest, there is an enormous need for treatment of this malady. The various types of treatment for lumbar disc herniations include a more conservative method of rest, physical therapy, and anti-inflammatory or non-steroidal

  • Disc Golf

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    Water and Salt water sound similar, at first you would think that but as soon as you research either of them you’ll find that the only thing they have one thing in common water. This pair brings to mind somewhat of a similar situation in golf and frisbee golf. One would think that you frisbee golf is just golf with a frisbee but this is not so it s deeper than that. When you experience both of these it come to you, although they share similar names golf and frisbee golf have many differences between

  • Extended DISC Self Analysis Essay

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    Introduction/Objective: Each member of the team completed their Extended DISC self-assessment and received their personal analysis report, (Extended DISC, 2010). The results were quite interesting, varying between team members based on the “Four Quadrant Model” of human behavior, (Extended DISC, 2010). During our team discussion, it was noted that some members of the team have completed the DISC self- assessment in previous leadership courses, (Extended DISC, 2010). The results were comparable, but still identified

  • DISC Assessment for Learning Team C

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    William Marston developed his DISC model through his book Emotions of Normal People. William Marston’s book does not give a behavioral assessment instrument for determining one’s behavioral style. Dr. Tony Alesandra develops such an instrument for one to use, assisting individuals, and teams into understanding how these behavioral styles may adapt to promote effective communication. The developing of a professional development plan (PDP) ensures that individuals of a learning team hold a tool for

  • Herniated Discs Case Study

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    Herniated discs are one of the most common spinal conditions that can affect a person's’ life. Although herniated discs typically cause pain in the lower back, the potential for pain to be transferred to other parts of the body as well is possible since a herniated disc is the pinching of nerves within the spinal cord region. In laymen’s terms, herniated discs are not a laughing matter or a back pain to be overlooked. There are 24 intervertebral discs in the human body, each disc is used as

  • James T. Russell and the Invention of the Compact Disc

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    James T. Russell and the Invention of the Compact Disc James Russell was born in Bremerton, Washington in 1931. His first invention, at six years old, was a remote-control battleship with a storage chamber for his lunch. In 1953, he earned his Bachelor of Arts in physics and graduated from Reed College in Portland. Afterwards he went to work as a Physicist in General Electric's nearby labs in Richland, Washington. There he started many experimental instrumentation projects. He was one of

  • Disc Golf Assignment

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    Classmates From: Robert Walker Date: September 8, 2017 Subject: Disc Golf and the different types of disc throws Getting exercise doesn’t mean you have to go to a gym, you can also get exercise by playing a fun game named Disc Golf. Disc Golf is similar to regular golf; however, instead of aiming for a hole using golf clubs and balls, Disc Golf players use golf discs and aim for a Disc Golf basket. While playing a round of Disc Golf may seem difficult, it really isn’t. I have been playing semi-pro

  • Herniated Disc Essay

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    What you need to know about herniated discs What is a herniated disc? The term herniated disc refers to an unnatural protrusion of the spinal disc between vertebrae. The disc is an intervertebral piece of cartilage (it lies between the bones of the spine) that is smooth, rubber-like and absorbs shock. It allows slight movement of the vertebrae and acts as a ligament that holds everything in the spine together. Intervertebral discs consist of an outer fibrous ring called the annulus fibrosus, which

  • Software Piracy And Its Effects

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    companies and they have the right to protect their properties. Understanding of the IT background of the Issue Software is contained on disc or on a CD-ROM. Pirates copy can easily be made of Software on disc by copying from one disc to another disc. For CD-ROM one needs a CD-ROM burner or one copies the content onto a large hard disc and then on to a floppy disc. There are some underground bulletin boards ( BBS ) that contain pirate software. A user who logs on to one of these BBS can download Full

  • Essay On Mary Blige

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      -Walker Percy, The Loss of the Creature An island. Hmmm, my island. My island on which I will do nothing but sit and admire the beauty and serenity of nature at work around me. A catch. One disc. One piece of music so wonderful, so captivating, that I will listen to it for hours upon end. My disc will signify life- and love. It will be a window to the complex world of who I am. To me it will represent who, and what, I have left behind: the things which I value and care deeply about. In my life

  • Towers of Hanoi

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    any other number of discs (1, 2, 3, etc) of decreasing radii from 1 of 3 poles to another pole (A, B, C). You are only able to move one disc at a time and cannot place a larger disc on top of a smaller disc. You must also complete this task in the smallest amount of moves possible. Our ultimate task was to complete the game with 4 discs and then 5 discs using the smallest amount of moves, then to find a formula to find the smallest amount of moves for any number of discs. Simple cases:

  • The Effect of Changing the Concentration of Sucrose on the Movement of Water into a Potato

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    solution, the greater the movement of water due to osmosis and therefore the greater the change in weight. Fair testing ============ Firstly, we are using six discs in each measuring beaker. This is to make sure that when cutting up the potato cylinder into 0.5cm discs we know that the surface area of 1 potato disc will measure out the surface area of another. Then, we are going to leave them for 24 hours. This is to make sure that all the Osmosis that is going to happen will happen

  • Computer Mouse

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    to a shaft, which spins a disc. The disc has holes in it and next to the disc is an infrared LED and an infrared sensor. As the disc spins the hole in the disc breaks the beams of light generated by the LED and the sensor picks up these pulses of light. The speed of the pulses is related to how far the mouse has travelled. If the disc spins faster the further the mouse would have travelled. A diagram below shows one of these discs. LED light LED sensor Disc Shaft So from the mouse

  • Acupuncture Essay

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    Acupuncture: A Treatment for Lower Back Pain Chronic lower back pain is a major health disorder in the world today (Mendelson, Selwood, Kranz, Loh, Kidson, Scott, 1983). It can cause many physical, mental, and emotional problems on the victim (Mendelson, Selwood, Kranz, Loh, Kidson, Scott, 1983). Many people find their work so unbearably painful that they often have to stay home. Others experience depression, inactivity, and social isolation (Kaplan, Sallis, Patterson). Treatments range from

  • Using Creative Writer 2

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    Writer 2, it is best to close other applications. Also, do not remove the Creative Writer 2 disc from your computer during Setup. If you follow these guidelines, but still encounter problems during Setup, check that your computer has the minimum requirements necessary to install Creative Writer 2. To install Creative Writer 2 under Windows 95 or Windows NT 4.0 1     Insert the Creative Writer 2 disc in your computer's CD-ROM drive. Creative Writer 2 Setup will start. If it does not start

  • satire

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    staff there as been a lot more strictness to the school rules. Ever since I left this school its basically been more like a public military school. Your probably wondering why I’m not at Merced High School well, I got kicked out. I was walking with my disc man to my class and all electronics must be off when the bells ring infuriately there happen to be a sniper on the west wing of the campus and has soon as the clock struck 8:20, they shot me! Right on my ear. I only didn’t go to the hospital I got

  • Technology and its Impact on American Culture

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    like it or not, plays a huge role in how our society functions and how our culture has been shaped since its invention. Up until 1935, televisions were not electric as they are today. They were mechanical, powered by a small motor with a spinning disc and a neon lamp. The picture projected was very small, sometimes half the size of a business card, and only showed shades of orange and red. From 1935 up until World War II, the electric television was perfected and made ready for public distribution