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Metamorphoses
Metamorphoses
Metamorphoses Lisa Weinstein Nonfiction Piece January 17, 2000 Metamorphoses The loud cries of teenagers fill the night, their laughter and screams echo through the streets. The many partygoers crowd the narrow sidewalks, stumbling and leaning on each other for support. This is the typical Friday night in State College. The dance party music resonates from each fraternity house as well as the tall apartment buildings that tower over the town. The smell of beer fills the air. Turning away from ga
Video Games
Video Games
Video Games Video games have progressed over time, and as they have, more complex controllers have been necessary to accomodate those games. This is the history of video game controllers. The Atari 2600\'s standard controller was simple: an 8-way joystick with one button on the base. The controller looked the same from all sides, so you had to put the button in a certain position to be sure you were right. The Atari also had it\'s share of special game-specific controllers, like the paddle wheel
Journalism on the Internet
Journalism on the Internet
Journalism on the Internet The common forms of media in today\'s world each have both advantages and disadvantages. The Internet has been around for an almost equal amount of time as most of them, but only recently has it become a popular way of retrieving information. The Internet takes the best of all other medium and combines them into a very unique form. The Internet is the best way to retrieve information. This combination of paper publishing, TV, radio, telephones, and mail is the future o
Macintosh vs. IBM
Macintosh vs. IBM
Macintosh vs. IBM The IBM and Macintosh computers have been in competition with each other for years, and each of them have their strong points. They both had their own ideas about where they should go in the personal computer market. They also had many developments, which propelled themselves over the other. It all started when Thomas John Watson became president of Computing Tabulating Recording in 1914, and in 1924 he renamed it to International Business Machines Corporation. He eventually wi
Which Computer Is The Fastest
Which Computer Is The Fastest
Which Computer Is The Fastest What computer is the fastest? What computer is the easiest to use? What computer is number one in education, and multimedia? That\'s right, the Macintosh line of computers. A strong competitor in the realm of computing for a number of years, the Macintosh is still going strong. The reasons are apparent, and numerous. For starters, who wants a computer with no power? Macintosh sure doesn\'t! Independent tests prove that today\'s Power Macintosh computers, based on th
The Internet
The Internet
The Internet The Internet is a worldwide connection of thousands of computer networks. All of them speak the same language, TCP/IP, the standard protocol. The Internet allows people with access to these networks to share information and knowledge. Resources available on the Internet are chat groups, e-mail, newsgroups, file transfers, and the World Wide Web. The Internet has no centralized authority and it is uncensored. The Internet belongs to everyone and to no one. The Internet is structured
The Computer Mouse
The Computer Mouse
The Computer Mouse The computer mouse is a common pointing device, popularized by its inclusion as standard equipment with the Apple Macintosh. With the rise in popularity of graphical user interfaces in MS-DOS; UNIX, and OS/2, use of mice is growing throughout the personal computer and workstation worlds. The basic features of a mouse are a casing with a flat bottom, designed to be gripped by one hand; one or more buttons on the top; a multidirectional detection device (usually a ball) on the b
Windows 95 the O/S of the Future
Windows 95 the O/S of the Future
Windows 95 the O/S of the Future The way of the computing world is changing at a neck breaking pace. People are looking for computers to be easy to use, and to make life easier for them. The computer manufactures and software developers have started to tailor computers and programs to fit the needs of the new “computer age”. Graphical Interface Software (GUI) began to make computing easier and people who never dreamed of owning computers began to buy them. Macintosh was one of the first GUI comp
E-Mail business
E-Mail business
E-Mail business An Economic Comparison of Mail Communications New technologies and advances in electronics have always allowed big business to do things faster, more efficiently, and more professionally than ever before. Generally, every new technology is a step forward for speed, productivity and reductions in spending. But, despite this unwritten principle, the coming of the latest E-mail or (electronic mail) communications innovation has brought many pros and cons with the package. Electronic
The Internet
The Internet
The Internet The Internet: its effects and its future written by Eva Kotsi Internet, its effects in our lives and the future of the Internet: The Internet is, quite literally, a network of networks. It is comprised of ten thousands of interconnected networks spanning the globe. The computers that form the Internet range from huge mainframes in research establishments to modest PCs in people\'s homes and offices. Despite the recent hype, the Internet is not a new phenomenon. Its roots lie in a co
The internet
The internet
The internet The Internet: its effects and its future Essay written by Eva Kotsi Internet, its effects in our lives and the future of the Internet: The Internet is, quite literally, a network of networks. It is comprised of ten thousands of interconnected networks spanning the globe. The computers that form the Internet range from huge mainframes in research establishments to modest PCs in people\'s homes and offices. Despite the recent hype, the Internet is not a new phenomenon. Its roots lie i
A Developmental Study of Alex in Kubrick's A Clock
A Developmental Study of Alex in Kubrick's A Clock
A Developmental Study of Alex in Kubrick\'s A Clockwork Orange Synopsis of A Clockwork Orange In A Clockwork Orange, the main character is that of a mildly young child of 15 who, along with his fellow friends, or Droogs, partake in evenings of Ultra-Violence. Ultra Violence consists of random beatings, theft, destruction, and rape. The main character, Alex, is the self-proclaimed leader of the pack, and makes judgment on their actions pending on his mood. His Droogs eventually find themselves
A developmental study of Alex in the Stanley Kubri
A developmental study of Alex in the Stanley Kubri
A developmental study of Alex in the Stanley Kubrick producti Synopsis of A Clockwork Orange In A Clockwork Orange, the main character is that of a mildly young child of 15 who, along with his fellow friends, or Droogs, partake in evenings of Ultra-Violence. Ultra Violence consists of random beatings, theft, destruction, and rape. The main character, Alex, is the self-proclaimed leader of the pack, and makes judgment on their actions pending on his mood. His Droogs eventually find themselves u
The King of the USA
The King of the USA
The King of the USA Thesis: Elvis Presley greatly influenced people, music, and style throughout his life through his songs and performances. I. Elvis\'s impact on Music A. Made a transition between black and white style of music 1 Sang at black radio stations. 2. Sang at black Churches. B. Musical Versatility 1. Rock. 2. Country 3. Ballads II. Elvis\'s impact on People A. Imitators. 1. Andy Kaufman 2. Bill Belew B. Teenagers 1. Fan Craze a. Shrines b. Screaming 2. Dancing. III. Elvis\'s impact
The History Of The Internet
The History Of The Internet
The History Of The Internet The internet has come a very long way in the past 50 years. New inovations such as integrated software and hardware has changed the way that poeple view and obtain information today. The internet is a global computer network connecting millions and millions of users throughout the world. It is a network connecting many computer networks and is based on a common addressing system and communications protocol. It has become one of the fastest growing forms of communicati
Experiencing Cyberspace
Experiencing Cyberspace
Experiencing Cyberspace 1. If a survey were being done on how people experience cyberspace, one would immediately notice that no two answers would be the same. Experiencing cyberspace is something that is different for every individual. I myself experience cyberspace psychologically, I experience it in my mind. There have been many attempts at trying to define the abstruse term, but up to date, no one has pinned the tail on the donkey. There cannot be one solid definition for a word that possess
Living in a virtual world
Living in a virtual world
Living in a virtual world ENGELSK EKSAMENOPGAVE LIVING IN A VIRTUAL WORLD Skrevet af Mikel Biegala Engelsk A Resume af Living in a Virtual World In the text virtual reality is a new concept which takes humans into a computer-modelled environment. Unlike canned computer graphics , virtual reality images are generated on the fly based where you look and go. The computer gets the movement information from devices like head mounted displays , data gloves , and exoscelets you can wear .Michael An
Microsoft Office XP
Microsoft Office XP
Microsoft Office XP Concepts and Techniques Excel 2002Project OneCreating a Worksheet and Embedded Chartobjectives Students will have mastered the material in this project when they can: l Start Excel l Describe the Excel worksheet l Describe the speech recognition capabilities of Excel l Select a cell or range of cells l Enter text and numbers l Use the AutoSum button to sum a range of cells l Copy a cell to a range of cells using the fill handle l Bold font, change font size, and change font c
SCHINDLER'S LIST
SCHINDLER'S LIST
SCHINDLER\'S LIST Date of publication: 12/15/1993 For cast, rating and other information, (click here) By Roger Ebert Oskar Schindler would have been an easier man to understand if he\'d been a conventional hero, fighting for his beliefs. The fact that he was flawed - a drinker, a gambler, a womanizer, driven by greed and a lust for high living - makes his life an enigma. Here is a man who saw his chance at the beginning of World War II and moved to Nazi-occupied Poland to open a factory and emp
Trees
Trees
trees chapter one trees ”Don Able sat with his feet on his neat, black, canvas desk and leaned back. It had been a long day at work and he was not at all opposed to going home to his loving family in their housing room. He looked around the room. It was one of the larger ones in the Work Tree. Sometimes, walking into his room, he remembered when he was in one of the bottom rooms where you could hear people stamping around above you all day. Don smiled. In those days, he had only been manager of
Java Applet Security Problems
Java Applet Security Problems
Java Applet Security Problems 1) Introduction: For most people, their first exposure to the Java programming language was in late 1995, when Netscape Navigator began running apples, small Java programs that ran within a World Wide Web browser, At the time, this was a revolutionary development for the Web, because applets were the first interactive content that could be delivered as part of a Web page. Although you can do similar things with Macromedia Flash, Microsoft ActiveX, and other technolo
JavaScript
JavaScript
JavaScript Within this report is information on how JavaScript is used on the Internet. This report will contain information that will help you learn about JavaScript and its uses on the Internet. It mentions what JavaScript is, where it originated and what some of its uses are. JavaScript is a loosely typed scripting language that resembles the programming language C. It is designed to be an extension to HTML and is usually included within HTML scripts. JavaScript is object-oriented and has blo
Window Is it Better that a Mac
Window Is it Better that a Mac
Window Is it Better that a Mac There is a compatibility issue with some PCI-based display adapters. If you have a PCI-based computer and your computer stops responding at any of the following times: - On the first startup after installing your PCI display adapter - In safe mode Startup - When your display is set to 640x480, 16 colors replace the Vga.drv file by copying: DriversDisplayVgaVga.drv to your Windows 98System folder If you are installing Windows 98 from a CD-ROM, copy DriversDisplayOld
MP3: The Future of the Music Industry
MP3: The Future of the Music Industry
MP3: The Future of the Music Industry Despite the rumors and hearsay about MP3’s, they are the future of the music industry. The Record Industry Association of America (RIAA) has tried to sue MP3 hardware and software makers, like Diamond Multimedia, yet have been unsuccessful. The Internet is changing the way that musicians can sell their work. In turn, musicians who support MP3’s are not supportive of computer piracy but have found themselves an effective outlet to advertise themselves. MP3 is
Window Is it Better that a Mac
Window Is it Better that a Mac
Window Is it Better that a Mac There is a compatibility issue with some PCI-based display adapters. If you have a PCI-based computer and your computer stops responding at any of the following times: - On the first startup after installing your PCI display adapter - In safe mode Startup - When your display is set to 640x480, 16 colors replace the Vga.drv file by copying: DriversDisplayVgaVga.drv to your Windows 98System folder If you are installing Windows 98 from a CD-ROM, copy DriversDisplayOld
Keyboards
Keyboards
Keyboards A key board is simply a way that the user may interface a fixed number of commands (equal to the number of keys that the manufacturer places on the board). The standard keyboard for home PCs is a QWERTY key board, but they are not restricted to this format as in industry they can be used to send different common commands to a computer for example a farm may have a key board controlling the environmental setting in the sheds with a button to dim the lights or turn them up or a button to
Virtual Reality
Virtual Reality
Virtual Reality I. What is Virtual Reality The term Virtual Reality (VR) is used by many different people with many meanings. There are some people to whom VR is a specific collection of technologies, that is a Head Mounted Display, Glove Input Device and Audio. Some other people stretch the term to include conventional books, movies or pure fantasy and imagination. The NSF taxonomy mentioned in the introduction can cover these as well. However, my personal preference, and for purposes of this p
Human Resource Managers
Human Resource Managers
Human Resource Managers Describe the challenges that Human Resource Managers will face in the next five years. In December of 1996, the Society for Human Resource Management sponsored a symposium in Florida. At this meeting, all the senior human resource officers were challenged to discuss what they felt were the challenges facing human resource managers in the decade ahead. David Ulrich, professor of business administration at the University of Michigan’s School of Business facilitated the disc
Human Resource Managers
Human Resource Managers
Human Resource Managers Describe the challenges that Human Resource Managers will face in the next five years. In December of 1996, the Society for Human Resource Management sponsored a symposium in Florida. At this meeting, all the senior human resource officers were challenged to discuss what they felt were the challenges facing human resource managers in the decade ahead. David Ulrich, professor of business administration at the University of Michigan’s School of Business facilitated the disc
Human Resource Managers
Human Resource Managers
Human Resource Managers Describe the challenges that Human Resource Managers will face in the next five years. In December of 1996, the Society for Human Resource Management sponsored a symposium in Florida. At this meeting, all the senior human resource officers were challenged to discuss what they felt were the challenges facing human resource managers in the decade ahead. David Ulrich, professor of business administration at the University of Michigan’s School of Business facilitated the disc
Computers
Computers
Computers A common misconception about computers is that they are smarter than humans. Actually, the degree of a computer¹s intelligence depends on the speed of its ignorance. Today¹s complex computers are not really intelligent at all. The intelligence is in the people who design them. Therefore, in order to understand the intelligence of computers, one must first look at the history of computers, the way computers handle information, and, finally, the methods of programming the machines. The p
Multi-Media-Extention
Multi-Media-Extention
Multi-Media-Extention MMX or Multi-Media-Extention is the latest technology from Intel for their computer processor chips and is now becoming available in some high quality, mid-priced computer systems. In this essay, I will discuss the technology and what it offers to the user, as well as, compare three high quality system packages from three of industries leading manufacturers. The systems discussed here are the Gateway 2000 P55C-200 FPC, the Packard Bell NEC Platinum 2240, and the Compaq Pres
Net Ads
Net Ads
Net Ads It grew. Fast because it was left to its own devices and filled unmet needs.... The explosive growth of the Internet is not a fad or a fluke, but the result of a digital free market unleashed. (Christopher Anderson) What is the Internet? From where did it come? What changes in society contributed to its rise? How has the Net, in turn, impacted American society? And what does the Internet\'s impact mean to advertisers today and in the future? This report will explore these questions and
Using Tables in WordPerfect
Using Tables in WordPerfect
Using Tables in WordPerfect As most of you know, WordPerfect 6.0A for Windows allows you to do simple word processing pretty easily. My intention in this session is to look at tables fairly comprehensively so that you can see how to use this feature a little more fully. In addition, we\'ll use data from other applications , including text data and a Harvard Presentation graphics chart in WordPerfect. Seeing how tables are used within WordPerfect templates As you may already be aware, WordPerfect
Brief History of the English Language
Brief History of the English Language
Brief History of the English Language OLD ENGLISH UNTIL 1066. A BRIEF HISTORY OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE Old English (500-1100 AD) Old English Words The Angles came from an angle-shaped land area in contemporary Germany. Their name Angli from the Latin and commonly-spoken, pre-5th Century German mutated into the Old English Engle . Later, Engle changed to Angel-cyn meaning Angle-race by A.D. 1000, changing to Engla-land . Some Old English words which have survived intact include: feet, geese, teeth, me
THE ULTIMATE BEGINNER'S GUIDE TO HACKING AND PHREA
THE ULTIMATE BEGINNER'S GUIDE TO HACKING AND PHREA
THE ULTIMATE BEGINNER\'S GUIDE TO HACKING AND PHREAKING BY REVELATION LOA--ASH Written: 08/4/96 Volume: 1 This document was written in Windows 95 Word Pad. The title above, and some of the text looks a little screwed up when read in anything else, so read it in Word Pad. Anyway, for those of you who are wondering what do the letters LOA under his handle stand for? Well, LOA stands for Legion Of the Apocalypse, which is a group of elite hackers and phreakers in my area. The current members of