Larry Brilliant

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  • Google Corporate Culture

    In 1995 Larry Page and Sergey Brin met at Stanford University. Larry and Sergey began to review and search on an engine called BackRub. BackRub is an engine that operates on Stanford servers. The name was “googol” it is a mathematical term for the number that represents by the number 1 followed by 100 zero’s. Larry and Sergey’s mission was to organize an infinite amount of information on the web. In 1998 Sun co-founder Andy Bechtolsheim wrote a check for $100,000.00 to an entity that did not…

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  • Black Arts Movement

    Leaders of the Black Arts Movement believed that in order for change to occur, African-Americans would need to stand up for themselves and create a separate Black culture. Larry Neal explores this objective in depth, in his piece, The Black Arts Movement. Gil Scott-Heron further promotes the message in his famous poem, The Revolution Will Not Be Televised. As evidenced in both of these works, Black culture would need to overtake White culture in order to overturn the oppressive society of the…

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  • Boxing History

    Boxing originated when a person lifted a fist against another in play. Different eras of the sport have been distinguished by the use or nonuse of fist coverings. The ancient Greeks believed fist fighting was one of the games played by the gods of Olympus thus it became part of the Olympic games in about 688B.C... Rules around that time were amateur fights of 3 rounds, professional fights from 4 to 15 rounds. The recognized length of a championship fights is 12 rounds. Boxing diminished after…

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  • Joe Louis: The American Hero

    The American Hero Being a hero and symbol isn’t as easy as it seems especially back in the day you have to work, sweat, and even dedicate your life to whatever you are known for and doing.Joe Louis was the heavyweight champion from 1937 to 1949 and was hero and a symbol to the American people. Joe Louis was born on May 13, 1914, Lafayetta, Alabama. Joe started spending time with a gang. His mom didn’t want him to get in any…

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  • Muhammad Ali Biography Essay

    Muhammad Ali is an American hero. Muhammad’s original name was Cassius Clay Jr. He was born on January 17, 1942 in Louisville. Kentucky. He now lives in Scottsdale, Arizona. Muhammad was known as one of the greatest athletes n boxing. As a teenager he won both the National Amateur Athletic Union and Golden Gloves Championships. At eighteen years old, he competed in the 1960 Olympics in Rome, Italy and won the gold medal. In 1984, Muhammad was diagnosed with Parkinson center in Phoenix, Arizona.…

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  • Manny Pacquiao Case Study

    A potential blockbuster fight between Manny Pacquiao and Amir Khan is reportedly “almost certain” to happen in the first or second quarter of next year as Top Rank chief Bob Arum begins to run his machinery in order to setup a meeting between the two well-known fighters. Bleacher Report indicated that Arum’s initial plan is to stage it in the Middle East, but not in Dubai. If it does not work out, then the bout will be held in Las Vegas, Arum said. The 28-year-old Khan (31-3, 19 KOs) had been…

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  • Character Analysis: Modern Family

    Curb Your Enthusiasm is a television sitcom starring, and created by Larry David, the co-creator of Seinfeld. The show revolves around him, and an average day in the life of Larry David. Much like Seinfeld, it can be called “A show about nothing”. Each episode consists of Larry getting himself into trouble due to his lack of social skills. While this show seems as if it is a lighthearted comedy show, it shows a great change…

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  • Lawrence Ellison Entrepreneur

    Success, power, and money are the three things that make up an iconic entrepreneur. Lawrence Ellison has those and more; an innovative entrepreneur who created a company that helped advanced technology. Ellison is the CEO and founder of Oracle Corporations. He used his experience and knowledge learned from jobs he had done previously to create this software, because he had little education in software development. He dropped out of college twice and moved to California on a whim of finding…

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  • Julius Winfield Erving: The Greatest Basketball Player

    was one of the very few players that changed the game. When he played he electrified the court giving him sense power making him seem like he can do anything on the court. Dr.j went up against some of the Nba’s greatest players like Magic Johnson, Larry Bird, and Clyde Drexler and embarrassed them by dunking on them because of his ridiculous athleticism. While he was playing there was no one that could guard him. He was an unstoppable force that dominated almost every aspect of basketball.…

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  • How To Play Basketball

    Club of America serves as a great resource. Many notable persons grew up in the Boys and Girls Club. Earvin “Magic” Johnson is one that numerous adolescents look up to in the basketball world. Being that he is was apart of the Dream Team alongside Larry Bird and Michael Jordan, he also leads the National Basketball Association (NBA) with the most assists per game. He, too, went to the Boys and Girls Club which many of the clubs worldwide make known while trying to gain members. Johnson says,…

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