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Narcissism and Social Networking Web Sites - For my paper I chose to study Buffardi and Campbell’s study on narcissim and the correlation the two have one another their study was published in Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, and it was titled “Narcissism and Social Networking Web Sites.,” written by Laura E. Buffardi and W. Keith Campbell. In the study, Buffardi and Campbell introduce research that examines how narcissism is externalized on a social networking Web site like Facebook (1303). Facebook, the social networking website that was used in this study gives people the opportunity to create an online persona through their own personal Web page....   [tags: Narcissism Essays]
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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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ZigBee Standard for Personal Area Networks - 1. An introduction ZigBee is the new standard which is developed by ZigBee Alliance for personal area network (Pans). Consisting of over 270 companies (including Freescale, Ember, Mitsubishi, Philips, Honeywell, and Texas Instruments), ZigBee Alliance is a consortium that promotes the ZigBee standard for wireless sensor and control network low-rate/low-power. ZigBee protocol stack designed for IEEE 802.15.4, which defines the Media Access Control (MAC) and physical layer for low rate wireless personal area networks (LR-WPAN)....   [tags: wireless, communication, energy] 1276 words
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Online Sexual Predator - One out of every five youths online is approached by an online sexual predator, with the integration of social networking; these numbers are alarmingly on the rise (Guo). In present day, it is nearly impossible to find someone who doesn’t at the very least know of social networks, so it is crucial that the general public know about the many negative effects these networks bring. It’s even more imperative that the public know that any existing or rising social networks are not to be trusted. Social networking could be considered negative for society as it provides sexual predators with opportunities, is a source for unhealthy addiction, and disconnects users from the real world....   [tags: social networks, facebook]
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Malaria in Ghana, Africa - ... The second ranked disease was Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS), which accounted for 7.6% of total disability-adjusted life year (DALY’s). The third ranked leading cause of burden of diseases is diarrhoeal diseases which accounted for 6.0% of total DALY’s. Furthermore, 3.2% of tuberculosis and 2.2% of other unintentional injuries accounted for the least cause of diseases in this population. From data gathered by the WHO between year 1990 and 2008, the percentage of Ghanaian population living in urban areas have increased from 36% to 50%....   [tags: non-communicable diseases, hiv, health]
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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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Multi-frequency and Multi-function Wearable Antenna - 1.Introduction Antennas are key components of any wireless system. An antenna is a conductor that can transmit, send and receive Electromagnetic (microwave, radio or satellite) signals... Most antennas are resonant devices, which operate efficiently over a relative narrow frequency band. There are different types of antennas. The dipole antenna is the first type of antenna to be ever used and the simplest one to study and understand, it is a strait wire fed from the center. Directional antenna is used for antennas which radiates power in focused and specific direction....   [tags: components of wireless systems]
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Customer Loyalty Program: Chapter 1 - ... 2. What is the customer behaviour towards the loyalty program in terms of: 2.1. Discount; and 2.2. Loyalty Card. 3. What is the level of customer loyalty on shopping malls; 4. Is there any relationship of customer program to customer loyalty on shopping malls; and 5. Is there significant difference in the customer loyalty when evaluated according to their profile. HYPOTHESES Ho1The null hypothesis of the study was tested at 0.05 level of significance states that there is no significant difference in the customer programs to the customers’ loyalty when evaluated according to their profile....   [tags: problem and its setting] 2283 words
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Online Dating versus Conventional Dating - Online dating maybe the latest fad that hit the world, but conventional dating will always come out to be the best in show, Online dating has several different challenges when looking for a potential partner, for example: how does he look like, does he really look like what he says he does and the major one will he/she like how I look. While conventional dating usually requires you to have met/stalked the male or female in question, and generally unless it’s a blind date conventional dating usually involves some type of spark between the two people....   [tags: dating, match, attract] 671 words
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Jobs for the Future Employee - {Getting {a job|hired|employed} in environmental {companies|firms|associations}.| How to {make|get|achieve} {a position|job|hired} in the environmental {companies|firms|associations}.| Get {hired|employed|selected} by {employers|leaders|owners} of the companies that are {dominating|leading|commanding} the environmental sector} {You are one of those students who have graduated recently and are willing to join in any company that is working on the sector related to environment.| You have an intention of getting job in a sector related to environment and have graduated in a recent time.| It is not too long you have graduated and you are looking for an environment based job.}{Now what is your p...   [tags: resume, job, hire, company] 1349 words
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Privacy Concerns Over Facebook Use - Introduction: Facebook is an online social networking service and became very popular within years. It was found on the 4th of February in 2004. As of now you must be 13 years of age to register and make an account. Facebook has been updating almost every year to make improvements such as the layout of your wall, the layout of your messages, and most importantly your privacy and security of your account. In 2010, the security team of Facebook has begun to expand its efforts to reduce risks to users’ privacy, and it was successful but still leaves some privacy concerns behind....   [tags: security, posts, information] 2654 words
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Racial Profiling: The Case of Shoshana Hebshi - First of all let’s just say that what happened to Shoshana Hebshi was extremely wrong. Mrs. Hebshi and the other two men where profiled due to their ethnicity background. It is sad to say but after the travesty of 9/11 racial profiling has occur more than it did in the past. The intent of racial profiling in law enforcement is to protect the wellbeing of our nation. However there are many problems with racial profiling. Even though racial profiling is unconstitutional many different agencies do it....   [tags: muslims, arabian, law enforcement] 530 words
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Rationality of Financial Markets on Investment Variables -     The rationality of financial markets has been one of the most hotly contested issues in the history of modern financial economics. Recent critics of the Efficient Markets Hypothesis argue that investors are generally irrational, exhibiting a number of predictable and financially ruinous biases such as overconfidence, overreaction, loss aversion, herding, psychological accounting, miscalibration of probabilities, and regret. The sources of these irrationalities are often attributed to psychological factors – fear, greed, and other emotional responses to price fluctuations and dramatic changes in an investor’s wealth....   [tags: irrational, psychological, investment] 543 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 - The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is a law enforcement agency used by the United States’ government. The FBI has been solving cases since 1908, and has been a world leader in crime solving since then. The FBI uses a ton of different ways to solve a case and a lot of them include math. It uses math to solve cases by using statistics to make predictions about a case, special angles when shooting a gun, using geometry when making a geographical area to search in, and pattern recognition to find a place where a criminal might strike....   [tags: crime profiling]
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Why is Information Technology Important to Business - ... 3. Describe five types of information systems, and give an example of each. The five types of information systems are the enterprise computing system, transaction processing system, business support system, knowledge management systems, and user productivity systems. An enterprise system is a system used to support company-wide operations and data management requirements. Its main goal is to improve efficiency, reduce costs and help managers make key decisions while improving data security and reliability....   [tags: software, communication, prototypes] 2092 words
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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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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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Analysis of South Africa - ... The country spent a total expenditure on health per capita of 942 U.S dollars in the year 2011. The total expenditure on health of gross domestic product was 8.5% (WHO, 2013). The United States exports 7.3 billion U.S. dollars’ of goods to South Africa in 2011. The top exports included vehicles, gold, oil, electrical machinery, wheat, dairy products, poultry meat, and vegetable oil. South Africa exported 9.5 billion U.S. dollars’ worth of products to the United States. Some of the top categories of the U.S....   [tags: culture, country, health, nursing] 1332 words
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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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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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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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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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What´s Rituximab Therapy? - A relatively newer biologic, rituximab provides an alternative strategy for treating the presenting patient. A genetically engineered chimeric anti-CD20 monoclonal antibody, rituximab exerts it therapeutic action by selectively targeting CD-20 positive B-cells1212, 18. As CD-20 is expressed exclusively on pre-B and mature B lymphocytes; stem cells and plasma cells are not implicated in rituximab therapy. The over expression of B-cells expressing the CD-20 surface antigen in the synovium of RA-affected joints has been well established18....   [tags: Alternate Treatment, Biology, Antibody]
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Self Awareness Assessment - As we reviewed the self awareness module this past week it was very interesting to see how the self assessments provided the class information about their own personal human behaviors. I was aware of most of the information provided but there were some tendencies I was surprised to find fitted my character. It was good to be reminded of the things I had forgotten about myself. Learning about my individuality and how I interact and respond to others based on my traits, personality and behavior has been an awakening experience....   [tags: personal human behaviors] 2256 words
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Steps When You Purchase an Existing Website - Steps When You Purchase an Existing Website Reprinted with permission of VotanWeb.com The search for a website to purchase almost always starts with a visit to a web site like the one we host at VotanWeb. Sometimes the prospective buyer has a very definite idea of the type of website wanted. But, often the website buyer is a first time buyer and is still in the formative or exploratory phase of the search. Many first time buyers wonder what kind of website is best for them to purchase. That's a tough question to answer without some idea of the buyer's resources, skills and needs....   [tags: Sell Websites Buy Websites] 1040 words
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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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Overcoming Barriers of Life Insurance - Overcoming Barriers of Life Insurance The major problems which an Insurance advisor may face in field can be classified under following stages of sales- 1. Generating Sales Leads Selling begins by locating potential customers. A potential customer or “prospect” is first identified as sales lead, which simply means the salesperson has obtained information to suggest that someone exhibits key characteristics that lend them to being a prospect. Sales leads can come from many sources including:- Prospect Initiated – Includes leads obtained when prospects initiate contact such as when they call you or respond to an advertisement....   [tags: Marketing Business Sales] 1626 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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Keyboard Shortcuts - Main Window Keyboard Shortcuts Menu File * Load Device Profile... - Applies a complete profile of settings to IDBLUE from an XML file * Save Device Profile... - Save the current IDBLUE profile to an XML file * Exit - Close IDBLUE Manager View * Refresh - Refresh the current page Tools * Clear Event Window - remove all entries from the event window (N.B. Clearing the Event Window does not clear IDBLUE Manager's rolling log file. IDBLUE Manager maintains 2 rolling log files in the Application Data folder of the users profile.) * Clear Navigation History - clear all items from the navigation buttons in the toolbar * Restore Default Window Settings - restores the...   [tags: Computer Technology] 693 words
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Child Discipline - Children in today’s society seems to be more “out of control” than prior generations. Is this due to lack of discipline. For generations children were spanked, had their mouths smacked when back talking, or other various forms of discipline that today would be viewed as child abuse. With today’s generation, when spanking, if a mark is left on that child for longer than 24 hours, it is considered child abuse. How did society, who once thought spanking was okay, go to not seeing eye to eye. Through many years of research, psychologist are beginning to see that spanking or being aggressive with children has long term effects on those children....   [tags: Child Psychology ]
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Racial Profiling Violates the Constitution - Racial Profiling Violates the Constitution   After the heinous attacks of Sept. 11, Americans have been forced to face the issue of racial profiling?  Americans love to use data and statistics to justify their actions. What data might justify special searches of anyone who looks "Arab" at an airport. There are up to 7 million Arab Americans in the United States.  If we add all those South Asians (1.6 million), Latinos and African Americans who might "appear" Arab, we have a ballpark figure of at least 10 million folks.  How many of these are bona fide terrorists....   [tags: Sociology Racism Prejudice Essays] 711 words
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White-collar Crimes - People draw conclusions and profile the average committed street crimes by race, gender, and social classes. White-collar crimes are probably not as common as street crimes to the average person. Not everyone hears about every crime and some crimes manage to slide around the news. Society usually thinks of crime as violent or unethical abuse of some sort (leaving a baby in the car on accident). Poverty, social environments, and peer pressure influences decisions for people who committee white-collar crimes....   [tags: Legal Issues, Unethical Behaviors] 662 words
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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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