Pattern Recognition

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  • Hubertus Bigend: Betrayal And Competition

    world. For instance, Facebook, what is now a multibillion-dollar franchise, has born witness to partnerships and betrayals. It is in the public domain that the CEO downsized the partner’s shares, effectively knocking him out of the ‘controlling shareholders’ board, in an attempt to make the company more competitive. Although it was an effective strategy, it left the partner and friend in a precarious situation, no doubt feeling betrayed and left out. Such situations play out often in the ever growing world of technology and innovation as everyone seeks to be the next big fish in the market. Of course, we, the spectators, pay little attention to the betrayals and broken dreams that are left behind on the road to success. In his novel Pattern Recognition, William Gibson displays the various aspects of human behavior when it comes to success in the technology and business industry. Gibson portraits how an obsession with having a competitive edge, creates a willingness in individuals to do whatever it takes to get what they want at the expense of other’s well being. In the novel, Hubertus Bigend is portrayed as a competitive and ambitious individual who will do whatever it takes to get what he wants. His competitiveness brings out the traitorous tendencies in him, illustrated in various areas of the novel. Business competition is what drives Bigend to look for experts in marketing; his intention is to invest in the internet as he looks for the mysterious content creator, which he…

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  • The Innocence Of Forensic Evidence Analysis

    When judging the innocence of those accused during a criminal justice trial, do you focus on the forensic science aspects of the hearing? Do you understand what the forensic expert is dictating, or do you simply nod along as they explain what they believe the evidence signifies? Used with the intention to correlate criminal investigations and scientific techniques, forensics became a division of science that specializes in analyzing criminal cases. It has a wide range of disciplines, expanding…

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  • What Is Islamic Art?

    Islamic Art” and “Escher and the Treasures from Islam” respectively. The Dutch etcher and artist M.C. Escher (1898-1972) took indeed a lot of inspiration from the Islamic geometric patterns of the Alhambra. Although he only went to Andalusia, the exhibition book draws the link with Islamic geometric patterns in general. The resemblance is remarkable, but as Islamic geometric pattern specialist Eric Broug pointed out, the patterns of the Alhambra were four or six sided patterns, made under the…

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  • Personal Dimensions Of Learning

    home, and work. Now I know that I can transition between different learning patterns to suit whatever task that…

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  • Volute Krater Made In Greece: Art Analysis

    the smallest details have some significance. For example, there are forbidden apples that are guarded by snake and there are women playing music and s head of a goddess at the top, and on the back each person is holding something different and not making it really clear who the hero is and his significance. The artist also uses the repetition of swirls and pillars at the top that go around the border of the vase and other back the wreath-style along the border which are used as decorative…

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  • Geometric Krater

    in the late Geometric period, and it was found in Athens, Greece. While there is no particular subject to it, this vessel is covered by geometric patterns in most of the area, and there are two bands of repetitive animal figures painted among them. The painter used the black-figure technique to paint the jar, which was typical at the time. The vessel is 60.5 cm in height, and it has a diameter of 35.2 cm. It has a rim, a neck, a body, a base, and a handle on each side…

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  • Nozick's Patterned Theory

    In the Wilt Chamberlain example, Nozick attempts to show that patterned principles of just distribution are incompatible with liberty. Nozick argues that what the Wilt Chamberlain example shows is that no patterned principle of just distribution will be compatible with liberty. To preserve the pattern which was agreed to in the original position, the state will have to continually interfere with people's ability to freely exchange their shares allotted by the patterned principles. For any…

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  • Reflective Essay On Spiritual And Kinship

    body and the inner body in my sketch book. Overall, I am pleased with my design ideas and my final garment however, I can see where improvement can be made, such as my sewing skills. Although my trouser are inspired by the one of the designs and the color palette in my sketch book, I felt restricted by my pattern cutting and sewing skills which affected what I chose to make. I have some extravagant designs in my sketch which I would have enjoyed to making however I would need to have more…

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  • Reflection On Learning Styles

    fits their personality and how they think, learning helps us to gain new knowledge and acquire new skills that we may incorporate in our daily lives. As you work through this course you will understand that the way we learn is dependent on how we think and make decisions. Our different styles of learning fall into patterns. After taking this course and understanding my LCI learning patterns, I have found that we practice each pattern in a different aspect of our lives. Some patterns are more…

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  • Personal Learning Habits

    I try to use all of them to the fullest extent. My sequence learning pattern is at an use first level with a score of 30. I was not surprised by this score because keeping things organized is mandatory in order for me to function. I always have to have clear, detailed instructions before I can begin anything. I like knowing exactly what is expected of me with no surprises. It is very beneficial for me as a learner to have examples to refer to when I need assistance. My precision learning pattern…

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