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  • Microsoft and our License to License: Version 2

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    Microsoft and our License to License: Version 2 Out in the depths of the internet, there is a community of interconnected minds whose work has been vital, nearly the backbone to the spirit of software creation everywhere. Where it not for Open Source programmers such as those who created Debian/Linux, for instance, there would be much less competition for OS’s like Microsoft’s Windows, and perhaps Windows wouldn’t even exist because of it’s command line and Linux-like roots! This group of

  • Needed: A License to Drink

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    Needed: A License to Drink Mike Brake is a writer for the communication department at the Oklahoma State Department of Education he wrote an article, “Needed: A License to Drink,” proposing a national system of licensing on drinking, with appropriate penalties. This means in order to drink one beer a person would have to obtain a license. The article is from Newsweek (March 14, 1994). Underage drinking is everywhere; high school, parties, and at college. How do they get the alcohol? The

  • Mandatory Professional License for Software Designers

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    Mandatory Professional License for Software Designers Abstract:  Given the wide impact and real-time safety concerns of some software applications, it seems reasonable to regulate who will be doing the writing of this critical software.  A number of other professions dealing with human safety require their practitioners to be either licensed.  At present software professionals are not licensed.  However, because software does have far-reaching and potentially disastrous effects, all software

  • Americans Will Never Accept a License to Drink Law

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    Americans Will Never Accept a License to Drink Law Mike Brake’s “Needed: A License to Drink” has many claims, but the thesis is anything but qualified. In my opinion, this is a story that explains the desperation of a man who had family members close to him pass away due to alcoholism. The author believes everyone must take a course and a final test to see whether they should be allowed to purchase alcoholic beverages or not, with a certain alcohol license issued when they pass the course. Even

  • Rebuttal Essay on Needed: A License to Drink

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    Rebuttal Essay on “Needed: A License to Drink” “Needed: A License to Drink” is an essay written by Mike Brake. In this essay, Brake explains why he thinks people need a license to drink. He has had family members die from alcohol related events and believes they might still be alive if a license was required to drink. Alcohol is related to many deaths and alcoholism is a disease that affects many people. “It causes more than 19,000 auto fatalities each year, it is responsible for more than

  • Artisitc License: Color Vision and Color Theory

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    Artisitc License: Color Vision and Color Theory Imagine yourself in an art museum. You wander slowly from cold room to cold room, analyzing colored canvases on stark white walls. When you reach a particular work, do you prefer to stand back and take everything in at once? Or do you move so close to the painting that the individual brushstrokes become apparent? Several different sensory processes occur in your brain during this trip to the art museum; the majority of them involve visual inputs

  • Driver License Advantages

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    to Get Driver License Having a driver license is very significant and beneficial nowadays. Getting a driver license is extremely important in our lives, especially for young adults, because acquiring a driver license does not just mean they can drive and go where they want, but also it is a greater responsibility since they are beginning to live their lives like adults not as children. Also, there are a lot of immigrants that come to the USA, and they have to get a driver license to be able to go

  • Creative Commons License

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    organization has produced several public copyright authorizations known as Creative Commons License. These licenses allow the licensor to permit his or her work to be re-copied and distributed to others, but the majority of his or her rights are protected. Creative Commons License can be applied to various types of work, particularly in the form of a work of art, literature, and music. The Creative Commons Licenses counterfeit evenness inside the traditional “all rights reserved” to “some rights reserved”

  • Persuasive Essay On How To Get A License

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    There are a lot of steps for one to obtain their driver’s license. Each step having to be complete to go on to the next one. It all starts with going to driver’s education, getting your temporary license, driving with parents to get experience, to taking you driver’s education test. It’s not easy to get your license but with determination, anything can be possible. The first step in getting your license is getting signed up for the classes that are offered in your community. In Fond du lac, Wisconsin

  • Indiana Graduated Drivers License

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    deaths in that age group” (Crisp). In actual numbers, motor vehicle crashes kill more than 5,000 teenagers every year (Gregory). These statistics are frightening and have led more than 50 percent of adults to support higher required ages for drivers’ licenses (Gregory). Teenagers, though, say this would be unfair and would make their lives difficult. Meeting the needs of Indiana teenagers while still keeping them and other drivers safe can be accomplished by a more restrictive graduated licensing law