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    shown as a comparison between civilized and uncivilized. The ape using the tool shows the difference between what is human and what is animal. Hal is portrayed as the Cyclops. He is the one-eyed beast that kills the main character’s shipmates until he is finally put to sleep. The film tells all that Hal is not human but he seems like the most human character in the film. He is the only character to show fear, has trouble telling lies and even shows signs of pride. Giving these very human traits to a non-human character is kind of a…

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    In Arthur C. Clarke’s space epic , 2001: A Space Odyssey, two men are on a spaceship alone with an advanced AI computer HAL 9000 who maintains the ship's stability and mental health and well-being of the crew. HAL being a computer he couldn’t be completely trusted and caused him to lie about a mechanical failure and killed the crew. Dave, the main crew member, knew that “ I am so much more capable than you are of supervising the ship”(187) than HAL after he said that he would control the ship.…

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    2001 Space Odyssey

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    portrays space, has incredible special effects, and obscure concepts. Technology, in the artificial intelligence form, plays a prominent role in this film due to the futuristic elements of space, themes of existentialism, and evolution. HAL 9000 is introduced in the film as one of the most reliable computers around, but like all powerful characters, HAL had a tragic downfall that was integral in this film. As Iris Murdoch once wrote, “art is the imitation of nature”; HAL is…

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    Bowman stumbles upon a prerecorded message for the Discovery crew once they reached Jupiter space. The video image of Dr. Heywood Floyd explains that only HAL knew about their true mission to Jupiter, the discovery of the ancient monolith on the Moon, and its radio emission aimed at Jupiter prompted this secret mission. Dr. Bowman continues on to Jupiter alone, once there he discovers orbiting between Io and Jupiter, a dark, vertical slab, identical to the Tycho monolith, except this one is…

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    Superhero Research Paper

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    After playing as Oliver Queen/ Green Arrow for 5 years ever since 2012. Arrow has reached its 100th episode. The 100th episode happens to air right in the middle of the CW 4-way superhero crossover, which is the channel Arrow airs on. Since Arrow was such a big success it has caused Warner Brothers/ CW to spawn off 3 other superheroes shows Flash, Supergirl, and DC’s Legends of Tomorrow. Since the fans of all these show love crossovers. The CW decide to do a 4-way crossover. The crossover is…

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    the supplier. At this time supplier were using 3rd party inspectors to guarantee products to customers and no inspections were being done in house. Finally, in 1979 the BSI organized meetings with industries to set common standards of quality assurance. Key industries agreed to drop their own standards and instead follow only the one set by the BSI. This helped to demonstrated that Industrial production was more controlled and reliable. (Bureau, 2016 ) Though International Organization for…

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    Personal Software Process

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    Critical Review of the Personal Software Process Mihika Shah, Arizona State University Quality management is a very important part of software organizations, and it is imperative to produce good quality products. In order to do that, it is necessary for every individual involved in the team to do superior quality work. The Personal Software Process provides guidelines that would provide an engineer with a disciplined approach to solve problems, and complete products which are of high…

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    Six Sigma Case Study

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    identify problems that are causing unnecessary deaths to patients. This quality-improvement research tool will eliminate errors and save lives. Crago, M. G. (2002). Partnering to improve process management. Click (1532-0391), p. 8-14. Crago details the use of International Standards Organization (ISO) 9000 standards as the key to improving health care quality. In the early 2000s, the Institute of Medicine revealed medical errors placed U.S. hospitals between 5th and 9th leading cause of…

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    Arrow Vs Flash

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    Holding Out for a Hero Whether it’s six year old kids playing with superman action figures, or college students going to see the latest Batman movie, it's evident that in this day and age, everyone loves a good hero. In an unpredictable world where so many people often feel powerless, companies such as Marvel and DC comics provide a much needed escape from reality through the use of extraordinary fictional characters, such as the Green Arrow and the Flash. These two DC characters differ…

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    Where Did My Innocence Go? “I’m interested in how innocence fares when it collides with hard reality” (Geoffrey S Fletcher, screenwriter). Authors Phil Klay and Hal Ashby seek to show their audiences what does happen when innocence collides with hard reality through their stories’ main characters Bob Hyde and Sergeant Price. Phil Klay, in “Redeployment” writes about a man, Sergeant Price, who returns from a seven month deployment in Iraq. Price has trouble returning to civilian life and…

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