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    but he reely likes me because hes my frend. Boy if I get smart wont they be serprised.” (5) This quote demonstrates how he would be responded to differently if he would got the surgery. Charlie proclaims this idea when he writes what he thinks it would feel like when he was bright, “Then when I am smart they will talk to me and I can sit with them and listen like Joe Carp and Frank and Gimpy do when they talk and have a discushen about importent things.” An additional reason Charlie wants to be smart is so he can learn in the world. “Anyway I hope I get smart soon because I want to lern everything there is in the werld like the collidge boys know. All about art and politics and god.” (20) This 117 IQ points that Charlie Gordon obtains from the procedure done by Professor Nemur and Doctor Strauss is the brain power Charlie uses to show the world through the Algernon-Gordon that he should be treated…

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    After Professor Nemur asked Charlie why he wanted to read and spell Charlie replies, “I tolld him because all my life I wantid to be and not dumb and my mom always tolld me to try and lern just like Miss Kinnian tells me but its very hard to be smart and even when I learn something in Miss Kinnians class at the school I ferget alot”.(4) Charlie wants to get the surgery as he wants to be treated the same way he was treated before Norma, his sister, was born. “That was before she changed toward…

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    He is trying too hard, wanting to meet society’s standards even though he appears to be happy when he was oblivious that his “friends” were mocking him. He tries to fit in by wanting to ask his doctors, smart people he knows, on how to think. While this sentence is odd in its statement, it is saddening to learn that an innocent, but with mental retardedness, adult will not be introduced into the realm of “normal” and “smart” people he wishes for. The doctor will probably ignore or laugh off…

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    Caspar Character Analysis

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    In the GET SMART series, normally Maxwell Smart and/or Agent 99 would be in some mortal danger and Maxwell Smart would have to outsmart the enemy and get them out of their dilemma. End each of the acts on high tension to maintain the interest of the audience. Another point of confusion is whether or not alien life is an accepted thing in the world of this story. Define the rules of the world. Caspar seems to easily accept it. Humor/comedy is very subjective, but the best for this type of…

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    Will You Get Smart?

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    Steve Johnson claims that the access to the Worldwide Web and our complex and fast paced society is making us more intelligent. The way we acquire, process and understand information on the Internet today is evolving the human brain. Does this mean we are getting smarter? For most of us there is no difference between intelligent and smart, but in truth there is a difference. Mark Lowenthal argues that intelligence is something we are born with, a measurement of our ability to learn. It is…

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    Chinese author wrote a classical essay, Seeing Snow in the Lake Pavilion, which depicts his journey in the snow to the West Lake where he encountered a congenial stranger in the lake pavilion. Covered by snow, the tranquil world in his description conveyed an insubstantial sense, through which humans feel small and mediocre. With all details blurred, his trip was beneath the captivating illusion. The breathtaking scenery and adventure in his writing has become people’s dream scenes and brought…

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    As machines have evolved over the years in intelligence we have become more certain that they will be able excel in everything humans do in life and do it better than human beings. In other words, machines encompass important aspects of life except for one the most important aspect, emotion. This article discusses this important topic concerning smart machines and how people treat the machines without regard of empathy. In a highly viewed website, this interesting written piece describes…

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    St. Louis Smart City

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    St. Louis, Missouri Interagency Smart City Program Need & Readiness Assessment While the Department of Transportation provided explicit criteria for evaluating a city’s merit to receive support under its Smart City sharing economy program, Smart City programs being offered by other agencies did not. The following review of select programs within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Department of Commerce (DOC), Department of Energy (DOE), and Department of Justice (DOJ) applies the…

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    Authors are attributed to having created technologies and new innovations that expounded heavily on what they might be, and how they might be used when writing their stories. Such an example is the debit card. A debit card is a plastic payment card that can be used instead of cash when buying goods or services. The checking account of the debit holder is automatically debited when a transaction has occurred. Safety measures such as entering a personal identification number (PIN) to verify a…

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    checking accounts, credit card statements, and their credit scores to ensure they have not been taken advantage of. But how prevalent are breaches? According to a report by USA Today’s Elizabeth Weise, an astounding 43% of businesses had been hacked in 2014 and they don’t seem to be slowing down (Weise, 2014). It is important to expand further on the Target store breach of 2013. The data breach touched over 70 million people who had made a purchase at the store between November and December,…

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