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Software Developers: The Brains Behind Technology - Software developers are the brains behind technology. They make the application and give it to programmers who write the code for the application. This includes operating systems, word processors, databases, spreadsheets, and games (¨Information¨). To be a great software developer one needs a good education, teamwork skills, and experience. Software developers need some important qualities to be successful at this job. A good knowledge of hardware, software, and programming languages (¨National¨)....   [tags: operating systems, codes, skills]
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Introduction to Evaluation of Health Services - Article II Section 15 of the 1987 Constitution provides that “the State shall protect and promote the right to health of the people and instill health consciousness among them.” It is the role of the government to guarantee “access to basic public health services to all Filipinos through the provision of quality health care and regulation of providers of health goods and services (Department of Health, 2011).” To deliver these health care rights to individuals, several reforms have been enacted and implemented such as the Republic Act 7600 or The Rooming-In and Breast-feeding Act of 1992 which was extended in 2009 by providing facilitiesfor breastmilk collection and storage (Expanded Breastf...   [tags: medical education, financing, budget]
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Internet Dating, Love, and Identity - Internet dating is one of the most popular ways to meet a potential person that meets your needs for your ideal relationship. For a love bases, online relationships are just ridiculous. The starting idea of internet dating was to get to know someone without knowing what they look like, to create chemistry with another person without considering looks. If you scan those sites you’ll see unrealistic looking girls or even boys as their profile picture. Even so with their personal profile, most people will create false information to suit a person that is more likely to get matches or interests....   [tags: Internet Dating, Internet Relationships] 1244 words
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Primary and Backup Thinking Styles - Primary and Backup Thinking Styles Introduction – Life Style Inventor (LSI) is a methodology that is used to measure about 12 specific styles of patterns of thinking that can either help or hinder a person from reaching his or her potential, It is organized into three general clusters as follows, constructive, passive/defensive, and aggressive/defensive. The objective of this paper is to compare my computer-simulated evaluation of my personal life style based on the 12 styles of pattern against my personal behavior in real life and be able to find synergy between the two, and work on the weak life style to be able to reach my potential personally and professionally....   [tags: Reflection] 1241 words
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The Modification in TOPSIS Method - 3.4 The modification in TOPSIS method For simplification reasons, a modified TOPSIS method is presented. The TOPSIS method includes the following steps: Suppose a given matrix. 1. Normalized matrix construction 2. Weighted normalized matrix construction 3. Find the ideal and negative ideal sets 4. Calculate the separation measurers from ideal and negative ideal sets 5. Calculate the relative closeness 6. Select the maximum value The steps in the modified TOPSIS method are the same with a slight difference....   [tags: Information Technology ] 1615 words
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Social Networking and Narcissistic Behavior - Social networking has risen in popularity throughout the last twenty years and in effect narcissistic behavior has increased within society(particularly America's society) since the 1980's(Jayson 1). Studies show that the greater an individual is inclined to narcissistic behavior; there is a resulting increase in their online social networking activity(Mehdizadeh 357). Social networking sites or “SNSs” are defined as: “A web-based services that allow individuals to (1) construct a public or semi-public profile within a bounded system, (2) articulate a list of other users with whom they share a connection, and (3) view and traverse their list of connections and those made by others withi...   [tags: Facebook, Narcissism]
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Social Networking: Beneficial or Harmful? - With the advancement in technology in a short matter of time it has impacted the world in many ways such as how the world communicates and our life styles. One of the many revolutionary inventions or evolutions is called social networking sites (SNS). Social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and many more, are where people gather in the internet, create a personalized profile about themselves, and interact with people around the world. With the lack of parental supervision between the ages of fourteen to seventeen, which makes one of largest demographics using social networking sites, these teens could be subjected to mature elements....   [tags: Social Networking Essays] 1239 words
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Drug Assessment for Hypertension Treatment - Introduction Hypertension is one of the most important health issue. It is one of the leading cause for heart disease, stroke and kidney disease. (Gay & Ndefo 2008). Anti-hypertensive drugs include several classes of medications which are used to control blood pressure in hypertensive patients. β-blockers are one of these classes which are widely prescribed worldwide. Because of the tolerability issue, the uses of β-blockers have been limited and are no longer considered as a first-line treatment for hypertension....   [tags: Safety, Tolerability]
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Racial Profiling Based Upon Ethnicity and National Origin - On September 11th, 2002, America was attacked like no other time it our history. Three planes were intentionally crashed into three different prestigious buildings. It was later found out that these planes were highjacked by eighteen men. All of these men were found to be of Mideastern descent. Since this has happened, our country has been forced to change in order to provide better security. With this new security, we must all give up some of our privacy in order remain safe. No one ever expected this or wants to give up the freedoms we have always had....   [tags: Race Racism Prejudice Essays] 520 words
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The Freedom of Contract Connection with Laissez Faire Approach on Children’s Liberties - “Minors make a great deal of contributions to the marketplace.” By binding a child who is of 15 years of age to a contract can potentially create a detriment for the minor, Due to society’s trends the viral increase in use of Facebook has become one of the greatest means of communication for minors and young adults. The information era has created a revolution between minors and social-networking websites many issues have been brought to the attention of the legal system of New South Wales. Through ease of accessibility many adolescents create a Facebook profile within seconds, not realising the probable future burdens which could be placed on them....   [tags: minors, autralia, market place]
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The Death of a Social Network: SixDegrees - Today nearly everyone is a member of at least one online social network, proven by Facebook having over 500 million members, but not every social network is thriving, in fact many of them are dying or are dead (Wauters). There are several potential causes, but of these the ones that may prove to be the most prevalent are uncontrollable exponential growth, niche market restriction, and lack of innovation and renovation. Social networking sites have been established as being an online environment where people who share “personal or professional interests, place of origin, education at a particular school, etc.” can connect (“social networking”)....   [tags: Factors, David & Goliath]
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How Math is Used in the FBI - ... Geographical Profiles are usually used in cases with multiple offenses (serial murders, arson, rape, multiple bombings, etc.). When looking at a map where a criminal has “struck,” three or more times; if the radius is found of the three circles to the point where they intersect the point will most likely be the location of the offender. This profile allows FBI agents to find criminals and narrow down the suspect pool. The final way FBI agents use math, is analysis and recognition of complex problems....   [tags: crime profiling]
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Behavioral Science and Dentistry - As pointed out by many [1-4], orthodontic treatment involves much more than the knowledge and experience required for biomechanical movement of teeth. A successful clinical outcome with a satisfied patient also requires inherent and acquired psychosocial knowledge and interpersonal skills essential for managing the interactions among patients, clinicians, office staff, and other health professional colleagues. With few exceptions, the training of orthodontists in principles of human behavior is generally limited to a pablum of psychology or possibly psychiatry....   [tags: Medical Science] 2111 words
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Use of DNA in Criminal Investigations - Before the 1980s, courts relied on testimony and eyewitness accounts as a main source of evidence. Notoriously unreliable, these techniques have since faded away to the stunning reliability of DNA forensics. In 1984, British geneticist Alec Jeffreys of the University of Leicester discovered an interesting new marker in the human genome. Most DNA information is the same in every human, but the junk code between genes is unique to every person. Junk DNA used for investigative purposes can be found in blood, saliva, perspiration, sexual fluid, skin tissue, bone marrow, dental pulp, and hair follicles (Butler, 2011)....   [tags: DNA Forensics]
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Facebook: A Haven for Cybercriminals - Facebook is considered to be a website that allows people to connect with one another without picking up the telephone or texting them. To many this is a harmless website to keep in touch with friends that they were once close with, and have now drifted away from. Or possibly even a family member who lives across the country and plans to come home for the upcoming holidays. But with these harmless connections, Facebook comes with some serious potential dangers that the website does not clearly announce when registering to become a member....   [tags: The Cons of Facebook]
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The Benefits of Social Media - Communication has always been the fundamental cornerstone to the way humans shape and develop their growing society. When Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone in 1876, most can expect that he had never dreamed of the revolutionary innovations in communication that were soon to become a reality. As inventions designed to advance the methods of connecting human ideas became more and more prodigious, people began to ponder and question the limits of technology. This latest breakthrough, however, seems to completely debilitate the looming eminence of previous inventions in human communication technology: a so-called virtual tool that experts have dubbed “social media.” With the ability t...   [tags: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube]
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Facebook's Changing Privacy Policies - Facebook had originally advocated for privacy, claiming that they wanted as much information as possible private, in order for people to share more information (Kirkpatrick, 2009). However, in the past year or so, Facebook has changed its privacy policies, making information more public, and making it impossible to change some of that into more private information. However Mark Zuckerberg has made a U-turn regarding privacy, claiming that people now want to share more information and that society is changing and these new policies are a reflection of that change (Kirkpatrick, 2010)....   [tags: Online Security, Social Networking]
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Syrian Civil War: Causation - Middle East Project: Syrian Civil War: Causation After four hundred years of indecisive Ottoman rule, and three decades fighting the mandate of the French, the many diverse peoples of Syria finally could call Syria their own. Yet, independence was not synonymous with peace. Without a common enemy, the Syrian people remembered their differences and began to squabble amongst themselves. Even now, seven decades after the formation of the Syrian Arab Republic, peace is yet but a far-flung dream. In June of 2000, then-President Hafez al-Assad, of the previous Ba’ath Party, passed away and his title was left, through an unfortunate accident, in the hands of his second, less determined son, Bashar...   [tags: arab republic, ottoman rule]
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Professional Racism and Discrimination - The Los Angeles Police Department has a reputation for using race as a basis to catch criminals. Racial profiling is the use of race or ethnicity as grounds for believing an individual is suspicious of committing a crime. Discriminatory or abusive behavior towards people of color affects the justice system and violates people’s human rights. The LAPD continues to use racial profiling against mostly African-Americans and Latinos. The use of racial profiling by the LAPD prevents the police from serving the whole community....   [tags: Racial Profiling, Police Departments]
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The Crisis in Ukraine - If anyone has watched the news in the last year, I am sure they have heard something about Ukraine and Russia. This is not the first time these two countries have been in the news. According to a recent article about Ukraine’s history published by BBC News, Ukraine is a fairly new country. Ukraine was a part of Russia until the end 1991when Ukraine voted to become independent from Russia (“Ukraine Profile – Timeline”). This separation from Russia made Ukraine the second largest country in all of Europe (“Ukraine Profile – Overview”)....   [tags: Ukraine Crisis Essays]
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Correlation between 8th grade mathematic CMT scores and mathematic CAPT scores - Correlation between 8th grade mathematic CMT scores and mathematic CAPT scores Introduction: Standardized testing, specifically “high-stakes testing”, has become a topic of debate for many years. “High-stakes testing” is associated with states that require successful performance on a standardized test for graduation, an “exit exam”. Is this the trend in public education. As an educator in Connecticut, should I expect “high-stakes testing” in the future. The State of Connecticut Legislature created a statue (Section 10-14n) that mandates statewide standardized testing for students in 4th, 6th, 8th and 10th grade....   [tags: Math Grades Scores Standardized Testing Test]
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The Physical Characteristics of a River - The Physical Characteristics of a River Introduction: River Features are elements of the landscape produced by fluvial processes-that is, the action of running water as it flows through the channels forming the drainage network of a river basin, eroding, transporting, and depositing sediment. (Source from Microsoft Encarta Encyclopedia 2001) A useful way to study a river is to look at its long profile and its cross sectional profile. The long profile of a river is a section drawn along the length of a river from its source to its mouth....   [tags: Papers] 1992 words
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The Forensic Science of Criminal Profiling - The Forensic Science of Criminal Profiling Profiling: an invaluable tool for catching criminals and killers. Profiling is a relatively new approach to crime solving, put in place by forensic psychiatrists. Criminal profiling is the process by which a practitioner analyses information from a crime scene in order to create physical and psychological profile of the perpetrator. All information from a crime scene is a reflection of the criminal's behavior. And this behavior can create a surprisingly accurate picture of the offender....   [tags: Papers] 1420 words
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Data Collection and Individual Privacy - Data Collection and Individual Privacy In deliberation of the topic of the use of individual information, the moral issue of importance is whether public or private sector entities have the right to create individual profiles of consumers and their obligation in protecting the consumer's privacy is in question. The exponential growth of the information age in particular the personal computer has created a situation where economies of the public and private sector are at odds with the privacy of the consumer or citizen....   [tags: Expository Exemplification Essays] 1197 words
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Social Networking Sites: Beneficial to Society - Social networking sites are great for society, promoting increased communication and connection between hundreds of millions of people throughout the world. While some people do argue that the dangers of online networking far outweigh the benefits, it is clear that this is not the case; rather it is the other way around. Online social networking can be broadly defined as any website or other type of online communication that allows people to interact with each other. Blogging, or keeping an online journal, first became popular in the late 1990’s....   [tags: Social Networking ]
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Customer Relations Management - Customer Relations Management is defined as methodologies and tools that help businesses manage customer relationships in an organized way. For most business’ CRM helps “target customers, generate quality sales leads and plan marketing campaigns with clear goals” (about.com). CRM also helps create customer satisfaction and provide the best service that one could possibly provide to their most profitable customers. CRM uses software and browsers that collects and organizes customer’s information....   [tags: Business Management] 674 words
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Prevention Through Parenting - Since social media was first introduced to socities, teenagers have taken advantage of them. Some of these teenagers have learned to use these sites for sharing valuable information and interesting works of arts while others have used these websites for inappropriate reasons. These teenagers befriend random strangers in order to gain popularity, share personal information that should be kept private, bully other peers, and post inappropriate photos and comments. A lot of incidents such as rape, murder, and even suicide take place due to the many ways that teens improperly use social media....   [tags: social media, networks]
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Status Update - Status Update “Tom Mullaney was a lively 15-year old boy with no history of being bullied, but all it took to shred his world apart was one night with 12 threatening Facebook messages from 6 of his classmates. His father found him in the shed at the back of the garden, hanged” (Doucet 1). Situations like this occur more and more as social networking grows in popularity, especially among adolescents. Though many individuals own accounts on social sites, privacy settings may not exist or are not enforced, leaving millions of users vulnerable to attack....   [tags: social networking, privacy, cyber bullying]
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Racial Profiling by Police - Numerous police officers humiliate, castigate, and abuse people based on a particular profile. Police are obligated “To protect and serve,” but how is arresting, beating, and even killing innocent people protecting anyone. Those from other countries who come to America legally deserve to be protected. Simply because someone is from a different country, culture, or race does not mean one has the right to judge and ridicule them. Diversity should be embraced rather than criminalized. Racial profiling by police officers must stop before more innocent people are arrested or killed....   [tags: Black Lives Matter Essays]
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A Myriad of Information and Objectives that Managers and Investors in Finance and Accounting Need to Know - The financial markets exist to provide the efficient allocation of capital between suppliers and consumers, facilitated by the exchange of information Bodie et al(2011). This means that the system as a whole acts to drive and preserve the integrity of a greater economy by providing the financial means to access the resources necessary to support the needs of society as a whole. This role becomes particularly complex in light of how it is that the influence of globalization, politicization, and greed all impact that effectiveness of the financial system’s ability to provide such a service....   [tags: Financial Markets, Crisis, Economy]
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Clinical Utility of the FFM and DSM-IV in the Diagnostic and Treatment of Personality Disorders - The DSM-IV, classifies personality disorder in categories, identifying significant maladaptative personality traits and most of the diagnosis are validated. Those types of disorders are linked to cognitive and perceptual abnormalities that affect the lives of individuals. The validity and accuracy of the DSM-IV has been questioned due to the absence of a dimensional model for personality disorders. (Lynan, 2001).The Five Factor Model (FFM) of personality illustrated five domains of personality used to describe human personality....   [tags: Disease/Disorders]
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The Effects of an Oral-Sensory Protocol on Individuals with Feeding and Speech Problems - According to the American Speech-Language Hearing Association, a feeding disorder is defined by the following: disordered placement of food in the mouth; difficulty in food manipulation prior to initiation of the swallow, including mastication, and the oral stage of the swallow, when the bolus is propelled backward by the tongue. In pediatrics, this term may be used to describe a failure to develop or demonstrate developmentally appropriate eating and drinking behaviors (ASHA 2002). Throughout recent decades it has been noted that children with developmental disabilities experience or are at risk for feeding -related difficulties....   [tags: Medical Conditions]
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Privacy Levels on Social Networking Sites - To What Extent Are They - Privacy Levels on Social Networking Sites - To What Extent Are They Compromised. Introduction A social networking site can be defined as a website where people can network, and communicate with another. These websites are designed solely for the purpose of communities being made, whether you want to re-connect with an old high school friend, or whether you just want to make some friends online in general. Social networking sites have revolutionised communication, and are now one of the main sources of communication used today....   [tags: Social Networking, Facebook] 1742 words
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Assessment of Training Needs in the Textile & Clothing Sector in India - The purpose of this paper is to identify the skill gap between employer needs and employee competences in the Indian textile & clothing industry and suggest appropriate training modules for bridging this skill gap. Recently many new technologies have stepped in to strengthen the textile industry but there is not sufficient qualified manpower to support the technology. The textile industry requires highly competent workforce to fully utilize the technological up gradation; else the big investments in up gradation will go waste....   [tags: skill gap in India]
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Family Issues: Are social network sites affecting the family? - Family Issues Are social network sites affecting the family. Social networks online affect our everyday lives even if we care not to admit it. According to Adler, studies of adolescent friendship groups, from middle and junior high school to high school have found that teenagers cluster along a multidimensional scale into groups composed accordingly to individuals’ social types and interests (Adler & Adler, 1998). This socialization is true amongst teenagers using social network sites. There is an popular clique located atop of the hierarchy of friendship groups and descends in prestige and power (Adler & Adler, 1998)....   [tags: Computers, Technology, Internet]
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Users, Losers and Scammers: How to Spot a Predator - We have all watched television shows, we have heard the warnings, and have read numerous articles that expose internet predators and pedophiles. Most of us are aware of the dangers surrounding children and teenagers as they navigate the internet’s virtual world. There is no shortage of predators online. Chris Hanson has a very popular show called To Catch a Predator that has helped bring awareness to the public of this heinous crime against children, and while this is extremely important to know and prevent, there is another large segment of society that is at risk too....   [tags: Psychologyy]
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The Role of Self-Disclosure and Uncertainty in Facebook Relationships - In this study, we argue that that as online self-disclosure increases uncertainty decreases. When a person knows more about someone requesting to be their “friend” on a social media site or if they are requesting to be someone’s “friend”, the more he or she knows about an individual, the more comfortable he or she is. This study presents respondents with self-disclosure when adding a “friend”. To begin, I will briefly review the issue of self-disclosure and present predictions with uncertainty made in this study....   [tags: social media, twitter, knowledge]
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Building and Maintaining a Personal Learning Network (PLN) - ... 8). The zenith of scholastic achievement is evidenced in the acceptance of publications of the respective authors by the wider academic community. Therefore, publishing a professional profile is a necessity for exposure and recognition in social networks. Publishing a Professional Profile Background. Job Sterling is the owner of AKXL General Contracting Limited – a company involved in software development, green construction projects and management consultancy. He is also the senior lecturer in Information Technology at an accredited college....   [tags: Modern Educator, Multimedia Technology]
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Proprietary Software: Change Future Post Audience in Facebook - Change future post audience To prevent your privacy revealing in Facebook, the first thing you must do is to click on the setting portion and set your future posts to either private or limit the persons that can see your status. For example, if the post that you posted on Facebook is wanted to share among your friends, your future post can change to friend instead of set as public. It is because everyone can see your post if you are setting your post as public. Besides that, there is one feature that can specify a few people to see your post and others can’t see the status that you posted on Facebook....   [tags: hologram, spammer, computer programs]
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The Online Home-Sharing Solution to American Foreclosure - The American foreclosure crisis is becoming more serious by the day. According to News America Media, “In November, there was a 56 percent increase in foreclosure notices sent out to homeowners compared to last year” (Fuentes).Families are being forced out of their homes, which strains marriages and begins to dissolve the American family structure. While the situation appears dire, hope is not completely lost. It is vital that we do not wallow in self-pity, but press on to find new, creative solutions to our problems....   [tags: Foreclosures,]
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How Young is too Young for Facebook? - Social networking websites such as Twitter, Myspace or Facebook are becoming increasingly present in our society. Such systems allow people to communicate with each other, find old acquaintances, plan events or even share trip pictures. While teenagers have been using these services for more than ten years, a trend has been recently noticed where children younger and younger have been joining social networking websites. Under the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA) in the United States of America, any website which will contain information about someone under 13 years of age must require parental consent before said child is allowed to utilize the website....   [tags: Social Networking, Child Welfare, Online Privacy]
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Pressure Groups and the Media and Government - This essay explores pressure groups and their role in democracy and society. It also discusses how pressure groups use the media as a communication strategy to influence. Introduction Pressure groups are known to be small and extremely diverse formed on the basis of interest and activities, their functions give them a high public profile where minds are influenced and driven to make change. “A Pressure group is an organisation which seeks to influence the details of a comparatively small range of public policies and which is not a function of a recognised political party” (Baggott, 1995: p.2)....   [tags: Role of Pressure Groups in a Democracy]
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Psychometric Tools: Measurement of Personality Effectiveness - Psychometric Tools Measurement of Personality Effectiveness Many standardized tests have been devised to tentatively show the personality type or general tendencies of any given subject. Through the use of these question and answer exercises, psychologists have hoped to gain considerable knowledge as to the workings of our inner being. In doing so, these professionals strive for the ability to obtain valuable information, specifically towards the understanding of human behaviors, their causes, as well as discovering links associated with disorders and diseases; while determining the effectiveness of the techniques applied to achieve these results, a closer examination will be necessary of t...   [tags: Psychology ]
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Effective Law Enforcement and Less Crime - From day to day, everyone experiences some form of racial profiling. When people go to apply for a job, they are required to state their race and ethnicity on the application; this is so that the employer can hire the correct amount of people by their race and ethnicity as required by the federal law known as Affirmative Action (Wikipedia). In addition, when people go apply for college, driver licenses, social security, food assistance/stamps, unemployment, and even health care, you are required to provide your race and ethnicity for approval....   [tags: Law Enforcement ]
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THE IMPLICATIONS OF INTERNET SOCIAL NETWORKS - The conclusion from the research of this paper indicates that social networks sites are here to stay. Social network sites need to convey a sense of responsibility. Based on the increasing level of social sites engaging in ecommerce, communication and socialization, the need of privacy protection is passed on to individuals. What this research paper has demonstrated is that there are implications users need to be aware of before signing up and placing their profile on these social network sites....   [tags: Social Networks]
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Freedom and Constraints in Social Media - Free Speech through Anonymous A new age has developed and society is altering to adapt to new forms of technological communication. Through the use of the vast Internet through the use of social networking, image boards, blog sites and news media, society is altering in a way never seen before. Over the past couple of decades, the use of the Internet has expanded and grown exponentially as new technology develops. Since the introduction of social networking as well as alternative news media sites, the way people interact and communicate has altered....   [tags: Facebook Twitter YouTube Essays] 1581 words
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DNA in the Forensic Science Community - This paper explores deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) collection and its relationship to solving crimes. The collection of DNA is one of the most important steps in identifying a suspect in a crime. DNA evidence can either convict or exonerate an individual of a crime. Furthermore, the accuracy of forensic identification of evidence has the possibility of leaving biased effects on a juror (Carrell, Krauss, Liberman, Miethe, 2008). This paper examines Carrells et al’s research along with three other research articles to review how DNA is collected, the effects that is has on a juror and the pros and cons of DNA collection in the Forensic Science and Criminal Justice community. Keywords: deoxyribo...   [tags: Biology, DNA collection, DNA Evidence] 1511 words
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The Relationship Between Fashion and Lifestyle - The relationship Between Fashion and Lifestyle To begin with, I shall look at what fashion is; it is a currently popular style or practice involving clothing, footwear or accessories. It mostly refers to the current trends in looks and dressing style of a person (Cumming 234). In most cases, fashion is confusedly related to costumes; when a person talks of fashion they are seen to mean fashion in terms of textile. Fashion is seen to originate from the Western world and it is copied by other places....   [tags: Sociology, Dressing Styles, Change of Fashion] 1735 words
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Soil Description on the Pajarito Plateau - Introduction The town of Los Alamos is located in north-central New Mexico approximately 35 miles northwest of Santa Fe. It was established in 1943 as the designated site for the development of the first atomic weapon and the Los Alamos National Laboratory. The town sits atop the Pajarito Plateau, and the area is located in a complex geologic setting with the Jemez Mountains and Valles Caldera to the west and the Rio Grande River Valley to the east. Land formations of the area are characterized by “alternating mesas and canyons underlain primarily by Early Pleistocene ignimbrites of the Bandelier Tuff” (Reneau, 2000)....   [tags: climate, geology, topography, vegetation]
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A Career as a Plastic Surgeon - The very time consuming job of being a plastic surgeon would be interesting because they can make up to $900,000 per year, and they have the ability fix all sorts of problems people have. Some Plastic surgeons also go to 3rd world countries and help the people there who have deformities such as cleft palates. Surgeons get to help rebuild lives after devastating accidents. Plastic surgeons repair, reconstruct, and remove physical defects they also do cosmetic procedures (Greenwood). Plastic surgeons sometimes specialize in curtain areas of the body such as the head, neck, or hands (Plastic Surgeon; career profile and education)....   [tags: health, deformities]
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Was Jack the Ripper a Woman? - Mysteries have been going unsolved for years and puzzling minds across the globe. Serial killers give the most controversial mysteries, especially cold cases in which the killers have never been identified. One of the more infamous serial killers, Jack the Ripper, has been fascinating but horrifying investigators since the first victim was discovered. But what if Jack the ripper was not a Jack at all, but rather Lizzie the Ripper. New evidence has shed some light on this case and states that it would make more sense if it was a woman instead of a man....   [tags: serial killers, whitechapel butcher]
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Geography: The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan - Afghanistan is a country that is mysterious to many outsiders. From the harsh landscape to the traditional social norms shared by its people, Afghanistan continues to mystify the world. The country’s unique location has influenced its history and people, and that of the nations and armies that have tried to conquer it. Like all nations, Afghanistan’s geography, infrastructure, history and people contribute to the overall culture of the country. The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan is located in southern Asia....   [tags: islamic republic, borders]
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The CIA Shouldn't Pursue Drone Program - After 9/11 George W. Bush signed documents that gave the C.I.A the right to kill or capture any terrorist anywhere in the world. They could use lethal force against anyone that was a suspect to a national security threat calling it “anticipatory” self-defense and being released of its legal constraints by classifying terrorism as an act of war rather than a crime. This was a glove’s off response to the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. America’s emotions were running high. They were hurt, angry, and out for revenge....   [tags: lethal force, terrorism, Al-Qaeda]
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The Supporters of Far-Right Parties Analysis - Nowadays, and since the 1980s, far-right parties seem to gain more and more influence all over Europe. Each country has its own or even several: the British National Party and UK Independence Party in Britain, the National Front in France, the Golden Dawn in Greece, the Northern League in Italy or the Vlaams Belang in Belgium are examples amongst many others. This rise of such extreme right-wing parties is worrisome since they all praise for often highly controversial values and are considered by many as a threat for the democracy....   [tags: xenophobia,politics,rights wing,immigration]
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Social Media Platforms that Strategic Communicators - Introduction: As journalists’ we have had to modify traditional media to web-based newspapers and learn to produce live information regarding situations. Technology has not only changed the traditional practices of journalist but has challenged strategic communication methods as well. Individuals in the public relations field, as well as in advertising, have stretched their creativity to new levels in order to reach an audience consumed with technology. This paper will give examples of social media platforms that strategic communicators, such as those in public relations, advertising, and marketing, have used to reach audiences in new ways....   [tags: Journalists, Traditional Media, Web Based Media]
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Plan for a A Virtual Community for Teenagers on the Web - Plan for a A Virtual Community for Teenagers on the Web The Internet, though only considered to be approximately a decade old, has blossomed into an incredible method of communication. However, many of the resources contained on the Internet are hard to find, especially for less-experienced users. A virtual community project would ideally consist of all resources needed for high school juniors and seniors to access at any time and at any location. A perfect online community for teens would consist of many useful resources while allowing for expandability as technology advances....   [tags: Internet Communities Essays cyberspace] 1182 words
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Privacy Concerns Within Facebook - Even though the user is responsible for the information entered through Facebook and other social networking mediums, the corporations are responsible for protecting the data available because unprotected data can lead to harassment, theft of personal belongings, identify theft, putting children at risk. It is for these reasons people are genuinely concerned about how much is made public about them. The dangers of putting personal information on the internet have been highly publicized since the early days of the World Wide Web....   [tags: Internet Security, Social Networking]
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Privacy Issues and Facebook - The growing popularity of information technologies has significantly altered our world, and in particular, the way people interact. Social networking websites are becoming one of the primary forms of communication used by people of all ages and backgrounds. No doubt, we have seen numerous benefits from the impact of social media communication: We can easily meet and stay in touch with people, promote ourselves, and readily find information. However, these changes prompt us to consider how our moral and political values can be threatened....   [tags: Social Networking, Social Network] 1275 words
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Social Netrowking to Success - In a world that is largely virtual, it is essential for students to use technology as an asset to open doors, not to hinder their success. Students tend to introduce themselves into the world over social networking sites in lackadaisical manner, appearing careless and unprofessional to peers and elders, however, if used to their advantage, students can introduce themselves into the professional world as polished, eager, self- advocates. Not only can social networking facilitate the process of obtaining a career and creating connections vital in the competitive job market, but also maintain relationships with friends and family over long distances....   [tags: Technology, Students, College]
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The Evolution of Social Networking - Social networking is a phenomenon that has taken the world by storm mostly over the last decade. AOL’s Instant Messenger and other similar programs first allowed people to communicate over the internet, which evolved into social networking sites such as Friendster, MySpace and Facebook and Twitter. This evolution has yielded ever-expanding ways of communicating with people over the internet. No longer is it possible to only send text messages. Now, people can send text, pictures, videos and more and have access to all of these files via their social networking accounts....   [tags: Facebook, Twitter, Internet] 1629 words
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Starbucks Business Analysis - Summary of organization’s historical development Starbucks Coffee Company was founded in 1971 in Seattle’s Pike Place Market (Starbucks Company Profile). The original name of the company was Starbucks Coffee, Tea and Spices, later changed to Starbucks Coffee Company. Starbucks was named after the first mate in Herman Melville’s Moby Dick is the world’s leading retailer, roaster and brand of specialty coffee with coffeehouses in North America, Europe, Middle East, Latin America and the Pacific Rim....   [tags: Starbucks Business Analysis Strategy] 1219 words
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Racial Profiling in Canada - There is dispute regarding what defines racial profiling. Critics ask Is it racist, or is a necessary part of law enforcement. Racial profiling is identified by Adele Cassola in her article as unjust whereas Denyse Coles argues that racial profiling is necessary and is not considered racism. According to the Ontario Human Rights Commission “Racial profiling is based on stereotypical assumptions because of one’s race, colour, ethnicity, etc.” whereas criminal profiling “relies on actual behaviour or on information about suspected activity by someone who meets the description of a specific individual” (Facts Sheet, para 2)....   [tags: Race Racism Prejudice Essays]
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Facebook Effects in Socialization - In this day and age, many individuals simply cannot go without some sort of socialization. Specifically speaking, most participate in online social networking sites. The most popular and used one is commonly known as Facebook. Facebook was created in 2004 by Mark Zuckerberg. By 2007, Facebook had over 21 million users, adding up to 1.6 billion page views every single day. The typical user spends over twenty minutes per day on Facebook and two thirds of the users log in every day at least once. It is not questionable as to why many people have a Facebook account....   [tags: social networking, privacy, relationships]
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Racial Profiling Based Upon Ethnicity and National Origin - To what extent can race, ethnicity, and national origin be used in targeting suspects for stops, searches, and arrests. This has become a growing concern of many since the tragic terrorist acts that took place on September 11th, 2001. Previously looked upon as unethical and almost universally condemned, the use of profiles based solely on race to identify possible terrorists is getting a second look. Both proponents and opponents are looking at the legitimacy and necessity of this practice. The United States has fought a long and difficult battle against racism and discrimination....   [tags: Racism, Prejudice, Racial Profiling Essays] 6316 words
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