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  • Ignorance In Charlie Gordon's 'Flowers For Algernon'

    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 Charlie’s question, based off of the fact that he merely did the operation and left him to think. Which, in itself, is a paradox of Charlie thinking about asking someone else on how to think now that he is suppose to get…

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  • Caspar Character Analysis

    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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  • Disconnected Life In Connect Era Analysis

    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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  • Rhetorical Analysis Of Smart Machines

    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

    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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  • The Importance Of Debit Cards

    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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  • Advantages And Disadvantages Of SSO

    comparison between Kerberos-based and smart card based SSO. Problems in organizations without SSO implemented When organizations do not have SSO implemented, it can cause some issue for system users. Reports have shown that an…

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  • The Importance Of The Electrical Power Grid

    Imagine a world without electricity, a period of prolonged darkness, not just a brief power outage. Attempt to envision a world where time does not exist. Sounds abnormal, yet for the greater part of human presence, this is the means by which we lived. The sun was the nearest instrument we had to a clock, and it contained all the information we desired. Endeavor to picture a world where there is no such thing as a stove to cook an evening feast for your growing family; no television to watch…

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  • Bus Rapid Transit: Article Analysis

    This article relates to the topic because it discusses fare evasion and smart cards on Bus Rapid Transit (BRT). BRT is an enhanced bus service that offers reliable and quality service that improves travel times, service reliability, and ridership. The overall objective of BRT is to maximize transit through faster travel times than traditional fixed-route bus service. With high travel demands, there will always be fare evaders. Fare evasion usually happens during peak hours, but it can also…

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  • Cyber-Security

    Although adopting secure RFID technology continues to be a challenge due to lack of interoperability with vendors and hardware limitations with inadequate energy and computing power in devices. Standardization and security has become an afterthought with the growing demands of smart technology everywhere. Some vendors comply with security standards ISO/IEC 14443 but far too many have proprietary methods of applying…

    Words: 1729 - Pages: 7
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