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Activity Based Costing Abstract The dissertation discusses the ABC (Activity Based Costing) method and how it can help or influence management decisions. The method of Activity-Based Costing (ABC) was developed primarily for solving problems which emerged from traditional cost management systems. Troubleshooting in the management of companies throughout the late 70’s and especially the early 80’s held a constant presence. The problems generated were mainly from the traditional cost accounting sy
Computers Computers are playing an increasing role in education. Write a program that will help an elementry school student learn multiplication. Use the rand to produce two positive one-digit integers. it should then type a question such as: How much is 6 times 7? The student then types the answer. Your program checks the answer. If it is correct, print Very good! , and then ask another multiplication question. If the answer is wrong, print No, Please try again. and then let the student try the
Education I am supposed to find out the purpose of my education if there is one at all, I really am not sure if my education so far has had a purpose maybe by the end the purpose will come out. So I will tell everything I remember about the schools I went to I hope if finding out the purpose. I went to four different elementary schools: Normandy Elementary, some genius school that I only went to for six months and I can’t remember the name of it, Harrison Elementary, and Prather Elementary. I we
The Animal Rights Movements The animal rights movement began in the 1970’s, around the same time as the environmentalist movement. It was basically the first outspoken argument against the widely held belief that humans are superior to animals and therefore possess the right to treat them inhumanely. One of the main arguments of the animal rights activists is against the use of animals for experimentation. Corporations, laboratories, and industries use several million animals for testing each ye
Government Control Of the Internet Inhibits our First Amendment Rights In the past decade, our culture has become heavily focused on the ability to move massive amounts of information across large distances quickly. Computerization has influenced everyone's life. The natural progression of computers and this need for ultra-fast communication has caused the development of a global network of interconnected computers. This global net allows people to send E-mail across the world in mere fractions
Personal Response In this novel, the author Isaac Asimov deals with issues that can relate to the lives that we live everyday. For instance, one that I feel strongly about is the main theme about how as humans, we strive to create a state where we have nearly complete dependence on machines. Throughout the book, there are examples of how robots are used to carry out simple commands. “The aim of those pioneers had been to create robots capable of taking up many of the dreary burdens that human be
What kind of person am I? What kind of person am I? I’m a person that is always happy. I’m also the type of person that always thinks positive in everything I do in my life. I always think I can do and be anything in life. That’s why I’m also a challenging person that likes to take and challenge almost anything in life, because I think that life would be boring without challenges to take on and conquer. I’m a person that is always happy because any time I do something wrong or something goes wro
Computers Only once in a lifetime will a new invention come about to touch every aspect of our lives. Such a device that changes the way we work, live, and play is a special one, indeed. A machine that has done all this and more now exists in nearly every business in the US and one out of every two households. This incredible invention is the computer. The electronic computer has been around for over a half-century, but its ancestors have been around for 2000 years. Since the beginning of time p
Access 2000 Task –1 Purposes served by the VHD Tools Database VHD TOOLS LIMITED is dealing in equipment used in the building trade. Most of the trade information is stored on papers such as customer details, stock details, invoices etc. Considering time utilization and convenience, current system has been converted into computerized system. VHD TOOLS database is capable of handling customer details, orders, stock, staff and daily transactions (sales or rental). With the help of current database,
Advertising English Essay Advertising is an integral part of today’s society. Australian advertising symbolises the way we act, the things we do and the attitudes and values we share. We can tell that advertising symbolises the way we act by the fact that we actually purchase a product to narrow the differences between the model and yourself. It is important that we realise who we want to be and who we want to become. Advertising is run on the basis that it is either to inform people about hazar
LEARNING/CONTENT STANDARDS The word standard represents a specific idea of what teachers expect a student to recall, understand or demonstrate down the road. When teachers can assess how close a student comes to the standards, they know where to adjust or where to focus their attention. Each state sets the standards for the schools. Louisiana is number one in striving to improve the quality of education for its children. With the use of the internet in the individual classrooms, the quality of
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
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
INTERNET USAGE ON TEENAGES THE REASONS FOR CONNECTING TO INTERNET AND USAGE FIELDS OF IT AMONG THE YOUNG PEOPLE AGED 12-19 IN LAST 2 YEARS 29/04/1999 ABSTRACT This research aims to determine the reasons for the young people aged between 12-19 to connect to internet and the usage fields and the reations of people’s personalities and virtual habits. Especially last 2 years, the usage of internet is so increased and this affected all the levels of society. Finding out their reasons to connect to i
Java, JavaScript, and ActiveX Additional Activity 1 13 Discuss the difference between Java, JavaScript, and ActiveX. What are the different security issues that affect each one? Java is a high-level programming language developed by Sun Microsystems that is used widely in Web pages to provide active content. Java is an object-oriented language similar to C++, but simplified to eliminate language features that cause common programming errors. It can run outside the confines of a Web browser and i
Kinds of Learning There are thousands of technologies coming out every month. People must learn use these innovations everyday because this world is changing so fast. More recently learning has been influenced by new-style viewpoints, new technologies, and varieties of subjects. Learning has grown in many ways. Three of the more successful styles are internet-learning, old-style learning,[going to school], outdoor learning One of the newer styles of learning is internet-learning. The internet-le
Bridging the Divide with Technology October 6, 2000 There exits a breach between culture and technology. The only way to fill that space is to introduce an innovative technological plan that would incorporate public education with cultural diversity. With the power of the Internet and the funding from federal, state, and district programs, Los Angeles educational schools could be enabled with complete cultural awareness with acceptance and no preconceived notion. Internet websites will supply al
Impact of Television on Society It is very easy to criticize television.For Example ; there are too many repeats and the programme formats are repetative ( ie large number of game and quiz shows which are apparently cheap to produce). Many people are concerned that programmes which contain adult content are schedualed too early in the evening, parents worry about anti-social values portrayed in programmes along with the images of violence which may have a dramatic effect on their children. In Au
“Medical Testing on Animals” For the past twenty years, there has been a heated ongoing debate on whether animals should be used in scientific and medical research. Vivisection is the medical term for the practice of experimenting on animals. Every year in the United States an estimated twenty to seventy million animals die in the name of research. Before they die they are usually burned, poisoned, exposed to radioactive elements such as uranium and plutonium, or inflicted with fatal and often d
Mass Media Literature Review Mass Media and the Effects on Public Perspective Over the past century, mass media has evolved from informational for the public to a monopolistic situation where the public has lost its say in what is aired. Back in early 1900s, newspapers had entertainment, news, information, and public views which in turn earned the public’s interest. As interest grew, of course the companies did as well. At the turn of the century, the U.S. labor movement published hundreds of ne
Terrorism and the International Court of Justice 04/26/01 PL SC 14H Terrorism and the International Court of Justice I. History of International Terrorism II. State Sponsored Terrorism A. Iran B. Sudan III. Benefits Derived From Terrorism A. Inexpensive and ability to advance ideologies B. Fear C. Publicity D. Minimal risk E. Lack of public defeat IV. Aspects of Terrorism A. Technological advances B. Weapons of mass destruction C. Cyber terrorism D. Suicide bombing V. Islamic Terrorist Organiza
The Current Performance of the UK Economy INTRODUCTION: To assess how successful a country's economy is we have to look at a number of factors, these include: Unemployment, inflation, Economic growth, trade, exchange rates and Interest rates. The 'ideal' for a country is normally to have low unemployment, low and stable inflation, an avoidance of excessive exchange rates changes, steady economic growth and trade surplus rather than a trade deficit. UNEMPLOYMENT Unemployment is defined as a broad
What is the World Wide Web (WWW)? To understand the World Wide Web one must first grasp the concept of a unified, collective faction. Thus to understand we must first grasp what the Internet and cyberspace actually are. Cyberspace is the virtual universe that the Internet was created and is maintained in. The term was first coined in the mid-eighties by author and visionary William Gibson. His novel “Neuromancer” described the future as a great collective of computers and he called this future u
File Sharing…Simply No Right Answer 2/3/04 English Comp 102 Essay 2 Over the past few years the concept of file sharing has exploded into not only popularity, but also into controversy as record labels started to experience a decline in their sales. I download songs almost everyday, and it never crosses my mind that it is illegal, or that I would ever consider an alternative to the way that I do it now. It is simply that it is the way I’ve grown up; I discovered the first popular program that al
First Draft of a Report on the EDVAC Pd.4 Assignment for 8/24/04 Early tools changed how people conducted business and communicated with each other. Back in 1945 John von Neumann wrote First Draft of a Report on the EDVAC in which he outlined the architecture of a stored-program computer. The computer was a major change in business, people could store information on the computer and not have file cabinets full of papers. Back then computers weren’t much help, but they served there purpose. Now a
The History of Special Effects The Motion Picture Industry has been a part of American society since the early part of the 20th century. And through the ages filmmakers have always tried to do their best to “wow” their audiences, and make them wonder how it’s done. Who could forget the towering ape holding Fay Wray in “King Kong”, or Stanley Kubrick’s impressive space station in “2001: A Space Odyssey”? Both of these movies were real giants of their times, and left audiences wondering “How did t
How Bill Gates Changed The World Bill Gates, the single richest man alive. Yet he his days that started as a hacker where not always glorious, the way that he rode up to the top doing what he does best (hacking) make him a very interesting person to learn about. Today Bill Gates gives generously to the population and is nothing short of a great man. He used a lot of Homo Faber in his work, as he and his best friend (Paul Allen, Co-Founder of Microsoft) created many programs during there free tim
Tattooing En. 1301.203 10 August 2004 Tattooing is a very interesting work of art that is surrounded by controversy, because there are so many stereotypes, risks, and fashions that go along with it. Even though this art form has many risks involved, there are many people in this world who feel that they have to live life on the edge and they will do anything for a rush. Tattooing to some people fulfills this rush no matter the outcome they might see from it. Just to know that this form of art st
Human Memory V.S. Computer Memory Theoretically the brain is a machine. It has a computer (processor) with neural connections, programmed responses, and a data bank. It has sensors in the body that input information into the computer. It has an output to devices that perform actions, and the brain communicates with these devices through electrical and chemical channels. The comparison of the brain and the computer is a metaphor. When it comes to the brain, we often see the computer as a someday
Computer—Its Effect on Children’s Learning and Development Psychology 2 Dec 1st, 2001 The role of computers’ effect on childhood education has been a widely controversial topic for decades, and both parents and educators have concerns about the potential benefits or harms to young children. Critics argue that introducing technologies in schools will only waste time, money and childhood development itself by speeding up the pace and cutting down on essential learning experiences that children mus
Industrial Electrolytic Processes YR11 Chemistry Aluminium Extraction Aluminium is obtained by the electrolytic reduction of its molten oxide, alumina (Al2O3). Because alumina has a very high melting point (2045 ºC), the mineral cryolite (Na3AlF6) is added to lower the melting point in order that the electrolysis may be carried out at about 950 ºC. The electrolytic cell has carbon anodes and a carbon cathode (which forms the lining of the tank in which the electrolysis takes place). Carbon dioxi
BioinformaticsIntroduction We take bioinformatics to mean the emerging field of science growing from the application of mathematics, statistics, and information technology, including computers and the theory surrounding them, to the study and analysis of very large biological, and particularly genetic, data sets. The field has been fueled by the increase in DNA data generation leading to the massive data sets already generated, and yet to be generated, in particular, the data from the human geno
Exploring Telepresence Preface Telepresence is an emerging technology that may totally change our value towards time and space. It introduces an idea in designing computer user interface in a human natural way. The interface enables users to feel they are physically present in a distant site and to control remote objects to achieve user’s goals. Human is able to overcome distance, traveling time and adverse environment for completing remote tasks. Is this technology interesting? This article wil
If Three Minerals Disappeared If copper disappeared from the Earth, it would affect me greatly because almost all wires inside of computers and integrated circuits are made of copper. So I would not be able to use computers, and neither would anyone else, except for a few that use fiber-optic wire. All kinds of businesses would stop functioning because their computers would all crash. Over 80% of all money in the United States doesn’t exist. It’s “virtual money,” so it only exists in cyberspace.
Manganese Nodules What are m n? The Cook Islands Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) covers 1.8 million square kilometres. In this area, the most significant mineral resource is manganese nodules that are found on the seabed (see cover drawing of a nodule cross-section). These nodules are formed by metallic elements that slowly precipitate out of the ocean water. The most abundant element is manganese. Nodules may grow at a rate of about two millimetres per million years. Deep currents flowing from th
Teaching Mathematics An introduction to Formulas, concepts and ideas in Math education. Practical theoretical concepts visualized at 6th – 7th grade level (DNS 2001) Index I. Introduction The importance of math education lies in the simple fact that all we see around us can be explained or understood with the help of math, mathematical formula’s and mathematical models. Relating the abstract concepts of mathematical formulas and models to real life represents a bigger challenge then the aforemen
Cyber Communities Introduction As internet related developments continue to accelerate, a relatively cheap and easy means of communicating and sharing experiences between different cultures and across vast geographical expanses can be realised, via cyberspace, from a computer terminal and keyboard without having to physically speak or travel. The main focus of this essay will be on cyber communities that offer a different dimension of human interaction from traditional geographically bound commu
Education, Software Piracy, and the Law Abstract This paper is intended as a primer for copyright law in the form of a short story. An elementary school teacher illegitimately copies a piece of software for educational purposes and is discovered. Issues such as the fair use doctrine, copyright law, and cyberlaw are covered. The analytical section provides a realistic legal defense for the fictional situation that drives the paper. My name is ___ and I teach 6th grade mathematics at Hightstown Mi
“Women” and RIGHTS The international organizations and communities made strong commitments to gender equality and the empowerment of women at United Nations conferences during the past decades. Many organizations have come ahead with their endeavor to equalize gender inequality. Results have been very little, not because of any lapses by them but the major obstacle to equal opportunity is the social structure that discourages women’s economic growth. Can be achieved only by joint efforts of pare
World Wide Web Marketing 201 Marketing midterm 03/24/04 #1-Do you think the World Wide Web is an effective marketing tool? Why or why not? Will technological advances affect the way we select and purchase goods in the future? Depending upon your target market the World Wide Web can advance or decline your sales. If your target market includes people who own computers then the internet can be an extremely affective tool. However if your target market does not own computers then it does nothing fo
The ComputerA computer is a devise that processes, organizes, calculates, and displays information. It can communicate with other computers all over the world. The most powerful computer can perform tens of billions of calculations per second. People use computers for business, track inventories, and use bar codes, personal home use and other things. Computers can produce information, numbers, images, sounds and movies. Embedded computers control devices such as remote controls. Essential parts
Telecommunications 4/28/04 Communications Period 1 Telecommunications networks now link manufacturers with assembly plants, designers with factories, software engineers with hardware vendors, suppliers with retailers, retailers with customers. No longer is it necessary to have all the expertise in house. Software engineers in Silicon Valley complain that they are laid off while contractors transmit code from Russia and India. Freelance designers can now send clothing patterns directly to an auto
Computer Crime English 12-2 16 April 2004 One hundred years ago, computer crimes were not heard of. New technologies bring new problems. The invention of the computer has made our lives to accomplish new things much easier in many ways. We have experienced many benefits such as improved working conditions, the space program, and new entertainment. Unfortunately, it has produced some bad things like computer criminals. Computer crimes are serious. Now that society is used to depending on computer
Computer Games and Violence: A Child's Friend or Foe? There can be no doubt that the world is advancing at a rapid pace, especially when it concerns technology. There are many aspects of computerization and since everyday routines revolve alot around computers, it is important to study the effects they may have on people. In order to target a focal point, this essay will refer to the research that has been done on children and/or adolescents. The subject of this essay will deal with the effects
Computer Hacking Computer crime started in the early 1970’s and has become more and more prevalent. Some computer crimes are committed by outside individuals that hack into a computer system. These are the people that usually steal data and cause data loss by vandalism. The most common kind of computer crime is espionage committed by people who work for a company, but this is also the one that you rarely hear about. They usually enter false data that will end up making money for them. Hackers ar
Computer Knowledge Advanced Computer Science September 16, 2003 Most people only know the simple functions of a computer and roughly understand the concepts of the programs on their computers. I, on the other hand, have studied computers in different ways during my four years at Prep. I am now learning how to be a computer technician. First I started off learning the basics by building my own computer and then installing all of its programs including the OS[1]. This I enjoyed and so I pursued to
CUFM MIDTERM Spring 2004 Online This exam is short answer/essay. Please answer each question to the best of your ability. Feel free to use the book. When you are done, return via email or email attachment. Chapter I Why, for the major industrial powers, are knowledge and information key ingredients for creating wealth? In today’s world, knowledge and information are very important if you want to make it to the top. For major industrial powers, these key ingredients are a necessity. It’s a fast p
Does the Internet Bring Freedom? Will the Internet make the world more free? Some would answer with a resounding yes. Consider, for example, the views of John Perry Barlow of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, who has declared in his widely-circulated Declaration of Independence of Cyberspace (1996): Governments of the Industrial World, you weary giants of flesh and steel, I come from Cyberspace, the new home of Mind….I declare the global social space we are building to be naturally independent
HACKING o Hacking in it self is not a crime. It is otherwise known as unauthorised access. o There are clubs devoted to hacking. In Germany, Holland etc, discuss techniques etc. o Much of hacking is treated as intellectual training. Costs us a lot of expenses to protect our computers. Companies spend millions of pounds protecting themselves. o A lot of hacking done by past employees seeing as they have passwords etc. insiders knowledge. o At one level the motive for the doing is the challenge. o
History of Computers In this paper, I will attempt to show you that computers have affected people in so many ways over the pass years. Over the past couple of years as a society, we have become very dependent on a machine that we like to refer to as the computer. They have immediately won our hearts and mines since the first day that they have made their entrance into our homes. They have become to be one of the most reliable things inside of a household besides the oven our microwave the CPU i