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- Although Musicians Had Been Recording Fiddle Tunes Known As Old Time Music At That Time In The - 4,440 words
Although musicians had been recording fiddle tunes (known as Old Time Music at that time) in the southern Appalachians for several years, It wasn't until August 1, 1927 in Bristol, Tennessee, that Country Music really began. There, on that day, Ralph Peer signed Jimmie Rodgers and the Carter Family to recording contracts for Victor Records. These two recording acts set the tone for those to follow - Rodgers with his unique singing style and the Carters with their extensive recordings of old-time music. Jimmie Rodgers Known as the "Father of Country Music," James Charles Rodgers was born in Meridian, Mississippi on September 8, 1897. Always in ill health, he became a railroad hand, until ill ...
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- Case Study Disney - 2,315 words
Case Study Disney 1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Disney Company - one of the world leaders in media entertainment, company branded consumer goods, and theme parks and resorts - signed the agreement with Hong Kong concerning the opening of a Disneyland amusement park in Hong Kong in the year 2005. This case study only concentrates one of the business fields explored by the Disney Company - theme parks and resorts. The Disney Company occupies a strong position developed in the international business world over the years. Their outstanding success is based on several internal principles. One of them is Disney culture, whereby the company relies heavily on its heritage and traditions, ensures the company' ...
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- Case Study Disney - 2,278 words
... for USD 1,446 million of operating income in the year 1999. This is about 45% of the total operating income of the company and therefore one of the company's most important sources of income. One reason for the company to be able to keep costs relatively low is the fact that the company has strict salary regulations. In the park in Florida, for instance, a low-educated full-time worker generally earns USD 6.25 per hour, which is the minimum wage required by the government. (The fact that the company offers a high number of jobs that require no or hardly any education (such as maintenance or attraction host) also has the advantage that there is a low unemployment rate in the area around t ...
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- Disney Technonature - 1,350 words
Disney Techno-Nature Disney Techno-Nature Like most Disney material, nature themes were incorporated into the earliest parks, including Adventureland, Frontierland, Nature's Wonderland, and the newest, Animal Kingdom. Disney carefully edited these "natural" settings that show the less wild side of the wilderness. However, how does the tourist comprehend the illusions? How are the plants and animals adapting to reflect the illusion, and how are they accented by the interactions with both human nature and Disney's technological nature? These questions and more will be answered within the following sections: Definitions, Technological Nature, Kilamanjaro Safari, and The Final Answer. The Animal ...
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- Kiss: The Hype - 768 words
Kiss: The Hype What is hype? Hype is defined as promotional publicity of an extravagant or contrived kind. It is used to lure the consumer to a certain product or an event of some kind. The competition for the consumer's attention is intense and even desperate at times. Throughout the 1970's, there was a vast machinery of hype surrounding the music industry. Some of what came out of it was original and imaginative, but some was deceptive and outrageous. Whatever it was, it was all aimed at the consumer. The rock group Kiss has been performing for over twenty-six years. In that time, they have sold over ninety million albums, amassed legions of fans, and sold out stadiums around the world. Th ...
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- Mall Of America - 244 words
Mall of America David Guterson's narrative about the Mall of America delves into several facets that are embedded throughout the mall both physically and mentally. A vivid description about the mall's interior design makes the audience feel like they have visited the mall. Guterson also writes about how people, individually and as a society, are effected psychologically by this pseudo-metropolis. The grandeur of the mall is, without question, second to none. Shoppers are drawn to visit because of all the modern frills contained within. A theme park, arcade, hundreds of shops, and eateries are the staples of the mall, but the gardens, flowers, and trees define the mall as being "the best of t ...
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- Nintendo - 1,147 words
Nintendo Nintendo SEGA's Strategy SEGA's strategy is to become a world leader in video entertainment. Their strategic intent is to build an entertainment empire. To achieve this, SEGA has adopted a technology oriented strategic plan that focuses on acquiring and maintaining competitive advantages in fields such as multimedia, computer graphics, virtual reality, and high tech amusement theme parks. The research and development spending has been boosted to capture the market before the competitors. SEGA's strategy is characterized as first at all cost since the burn they took from Nintendo on the release of the 8-bit system. SEGA has competed in both the in-home and out of home video entertain ...
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- Physics On The Internet - 226 words
Physics On The Internet? Physics on the Internet (1) Internet web sites: *http://ecw.virtualave.net/avis/ This site has some spectacular aerial wrestling movies. This part of the site is dedicated to death defying wrestling moves. Most of these moves are from the top rope, cage, or cell. John Kronus DESCRIPTION LENGTH SIZE Lands An Awesome 450 Splash. 0:02 311 KB I will be doing one of my examples of physics from this movie file available for download on that page. *http://www.snap.com/directory/category/0%2C16%2Ch ome-2158%2C00.html This site offers sports of the extreme. This site contains many topics such as X- Games, wakeboarding, inline skating, skate boarding, skydiving, bungee jumping, ...
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- Virtual Reality Technology And Society - 1,998 words
... ting, manipulating, and representing the various components mentioned before. Computer application programs written to allow the presentation of graphic, audio, and perceptual information allow the "user" to enter the virtual world. The computer and it's programs must then handle the input from the user in order to realistically simulate their interaction with that artificial reality. The computer hardware and software capable of implementing virtual reality range from home computer systems costing around $5,000 to the high-end Silicon Graphics, Inc. workstations costing over $100,000 (Newquist 1992, 95). Although the price of the computer hardware and software has been one of the major ...
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- Words - 1,247 words
Words WORDS the ones we continuously misuse and confuse Luke Bobek Final Paper Semantics 04/25/00 Why write a paper on some obscure and complicated subject that you wont remember what you wrote two days after you turn the paper in? All that time on the computer and in the library finding information on something you are interested in only because of a grade. Then say you put in fifteen hours in on a paper and you get a C, you feel like you wasted your time. Well, Ive decided to write this paper on something that really caught my attention, something I that really interested me. While I was researching my previous topic for this paper, Language in Advertising and the Psychology Behind It, I c ...
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