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  • Essay On Artificial Turf

    Artificial turf has been directly linked to an increase in serious injuries including turf toe, ACL tears, foot lock, turf burns, heat exhaustion, and concussion. Turf toe is a painful hyperextension of the large toe. It is a result of when the cleats of the player’s shoe grabs the artificial turf mesh and causes an overextension of the large toe. Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) tears are one of the foremost common artificial turf injuries. The ACL ligament is located deep within the knee joint. It connects the knee to the tibia and the femur. It is caused when the bones of the leg twist in opposite directions under full body weight and the ACL tears because it cannot handle the pressure. On artificial turf, it is common for the cleat of the player’s shoe to become stuck to the artificial turf. The player twists their…

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  • Injuries In Sports Essay

    many factors that cause injuries when participating in sports. Overuse, falls, improper equipment, technique are a few factors out of many that can cause injuries to athletes but one that is not talked about as much is playing surfaces. The idea that playing surfaces like artificial turf are harmful to athletes is a controversial topic because there are many critics that don’t believe that artificial turf can cause more injuries. However, it has been proven that artificial surfaces have flaws…

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  • Artificial Grass Disadvantages

    Athletes are constantly being asked which they prefer: artificial turf or natural grass. They want the ideal playing surface to compete on, which was the logic behind inventing artificial grass, but what people don’t know are the disadvantages that are associated with artificial grass. After researching the downsides to turf, I read about a study that states that seventy-one percent of injuries on turf are traumatic injuries and the other 29% are for overuse injuries. This includes both…

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  • The Negative Aspects Of Human Nature In Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

    Throughout life, positive and negative aspects of nature are expressed in a variety of ways. However, the tension between these two ideas is able to cause destruction and deprivation if overexpressed. In Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, both of these traits are conveyed through the characters of Dr. Victor Frankenstein and the artificial life that he creates. Both characters express a determined personality type and crave acceptance but convey it in various ways which emphasizes Shelley’s true…

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  • Computer Technology Reflection

    developing, however, this question and others like it seem to deserve greater consideration. Not that I believe we can create artificial life, but how are humans going to treated in relation to the technology? We already devalue human life in issues like abortion and even animal rights. How do we respond if artificial intelligence becomes valued as equal to human value? Doubt this is a real possibility? The thinking is already out there. Arthur C. Clarke in his novel, “2010: Odyssey Two” writes…

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  • Technology In The Novel: Player Piano By Kurt Vonnegut

    Player Piano is a science fiction that deals with the advancement of technology in the modern world. This shows the anti-machine sentiment.Kurt Vonnegut was surrounded by engineers and machinery in the city of Schenectady and this is the main reason for writing the novel Player Piano. Player Piano takes the trend toward automation about whatKurt Vonnegut observed at General Electric and his experience at his work place is the prime reason for its logical conclusion. Few engineers and managers…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Personal Electronic Devices

    out for is the development of artificial inelegance. Unregulated artificial inelegance would do nothing good in today’s…

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  • Who's To Blame?

    Technology is a ticking time bomb counting down to the very second when humankind meets their downfall. Since the eighteenth century, humans have attempted time and time again to develop technology. It has come to the point where we can visualize a future where mechanics such as artificial intelligence is a common trend throughout every home in every city. The question is, will it come to a point where our rise comes up short and becomes our greatest fall? Despite the fact that technology now…

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  • What Are The Pros And Cons Of Robotics

    faster to employ robots, it would also cut down the need for humans, decreasing the number of jobs and increasing the gap between the wealthy and the poor in America. Even with all the men and women being replaced with robots, there would still be a need for humans to maintain the robots and make sure that they are functioning properly. If the industrial fields do go towards using only robotics, a good question would be how would the wealth be divided into the population. It’s a topic that Julia…

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  • Life In The Robotic Moment Analysis

    Andrew Conforto English 101: GW Professor Mazzaferro 9/14/17 Paper 1 (Rough Draft): Life in the “Robotic Moment” Sherry Turkle’s “Selections from Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other” is a commentary on the changing view of AI, or artificial intelligence, in our progressing society. Turkle’s argument is one based in ethical and philosophical roots and challenges our current definition of what it means to be “alive”. This issue becomes more pressing the…

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