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  • Alexander Sandy Calder - 490 words
    Alexander Sandy Calder Alexander Sandy Calder was born into a family of renowned artists who encouraged him to create from a very young age. As a boy, he had his own workshop where he made toys for himself and his sister. He received a degree in mechanical engineering in 1919 but soon after decided to pursue a career as an artist. Calder attended classes at the Art Students League in New York from 1923 to 1926, supporting himself by working as an illustrator. In 1926 Calder arrived in Paris where he developed his Cirque Calder,a work of performance art employing small-scale circus figures he sculpted from wire, wood, cloth, and other materials. Through these elaborate performances, Calder me ...
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  • Alexander The Great - 551 words
    Alexander the Great He was the ruler of Greece in the fourth century B.C. He was one of the greatest military geniuses of all time. He was born in Macedonia, the son of Phillip II, King of Macedonia. He received his military education from his father and was tutored by Aristotle, the great philosopher, and other great teachers of his time. By the time he was sixteen Alexander was left in charge of the kingdom when his father was away for any extended period of time and once led the army to put down a rebellion in one of the colonies of Macedonia. His father was assassinated when he was twenty and he ascended to the throne. The Macedonian kingdom was in disorder when he came to power and he r ...
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  • Cubism - 1,057 words
    Cubism Before the twentieth century, art was recognized as an imitation of nature. Paintings and portraits were made to look as realistic and three-dimensional as possible, as if seen through a window. Artists were painting in a flamboyant style. French postimpressionist Paul Czannes flattened still lives, and African sculptures gained in popularity in Western Europe when artists went looking for a new way of showing their ideas and expressing their views. In 1907 Pablo Picasso created the painting Les Damsoilles dAvignon, depicting five women whose bodies are constructed of geometric shapes and heads of African masks rather then faces. This new image grew to be known as cubism. The name ori ...
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  • Dr Grace Murrary Hopper - 1,381 words
    Dr. Grace Murrary Hopper Dr. Grace Murray Hopper was born on December 9, 1906. As a child Grace Hopper enjoyed learning about machines, technology and other countries cultures. Following her mothers love for mathematics and her fathers love for literature, Grace had high expectations for herself. Family life was large influence as she grew up, from the close relationship she had with her grandfather, a surveyor in New York City, she learned about real life at a young age. Her father, Walter Fletcher Murray, was a successful insurance broker, also taught Grace the importance of a good education to succeed in life. Her mother, Mary Campbell Horne Murray, perused a career in geometry by special ...
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  • Duke Ellington - 876 words
    Duke Ellington Duke Ellington was one of the most influential jazz musicians ever. In a time when music was going through a transformation from a ragtime style to a jazz-blues mix, Duke was there to add his own style. He was a composer, conductor, and pianist who revolutionized the way music was written and earned the title of being the great American composer. (Williams, 51) Duke Ellington was born in Washington, D.C. in 1899. At the age of 17 he began to play professionally. Due to his love of music, Duke dropped out of high school to pursue his career as a musician in New York. He arrived in New York in 1923, where Ellington found that his plans were ruined as the job which awaited him wa ...
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  • Hewlettpackard Strategy - 4,132 words
    ... services, and server/workstation sales, and the corporate realignment. These steps to counteract the recent setback are positive, and will help prepare HP for the new millenium. Section 7 Internal Analysis Strengths ?Diversification ?Brand awareness ?R & D ?new product development/improvement ?Alliances ?Creation of Agilent Tech ?International Sales Diversification: Nearly 85% of HP뭩 revenue comes from its computer and related products/services. This leaves almost 15% of revenue to come from Agilent, where sales come from testing and measurement equipment and medical equipment. Brand awareness: HP, established in 1966, has a long-standing reputation and good 밷rand awareness ...
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  • Hewlettpackard Strategy - 4,166 words
    ... back are positive, and will help prepare HP for the new millenium. Section 7 Internal Analysis Strengths Diversification Brand awareness R & D new product development/improvement Alliances Creation of Agilent Tech International Sales Diversification: Nearly 85% of HPs revenue comes from its computer and related products/services. This leaves almost 15% of revenue to come from Agilent, where sales come from testing and measurement equipment and medical equipment. Brand awareness: HP, established in 1966, has a long-standing reputation and good brand awareness in the computer industry. R & D: HP spent $3.4 billion in R&D during 1998 and placed on the market 24 new products company w ...
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  • History Cheat Note - 1,665 words
    History Cheat Note 1. Justinians court was much like the Easterns rule; the subjects were spaced from the rulers in space, dress and obedience. The laws were in Latin, even though the common language was Greek. 2.  622- Heraclius opened a successful attack on the Persians.  628- At Ctesiphon a peace treat was signed in favor of Heraclius  632- Muhammads followers conquered and ran the Empire.  717-718- Leo III beat back Muslim attack on Constantinople. 3. Iconoclastic policy under Leo III forbid showing respect to holy images within churches and it also allowed the destruction of then images. This had a disastrous effect but brought the Western and Eastern chu ...
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  • History Of English Language - 1,058 words
    ... religion at the end of the 6th century, some Latin words were added. About 2,000 Danish words and phrases were also added to Old English. At that time, the combining of native elements in prefixing, suffixing, and compounding was the most characteristic way of expanding the word stock. (Bright, 1998) Britain was invaded again during the Viking age of about 750 to 1050. This invasion was mostly by Danes who then settled in central and southern England. Throughout Britain, most of the people spoke Old English and few words from the Celtic influence remained. Middle English began with the 1066 Norman Conquest. French-speaking Normans carried out government and educational duties. The Norma ...
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  • Indian Imperialism - 442 words
    Indian Imperialism Indian Imperialism Britian was the most powerful country at the time of its empire in India. Between 1850 to 1890, Great Britian had a very powerful control over the world. Expanding from, fromerly known, United Kingdom to China and from China to the North America's maybe South America. It had terrotories between these land masses. With its naval glory and pride and its superiour land army, India was just another country to take over who played a big part in their economy. India is known by many countries as the economical "Gold Mine." For economic, nationalist, and humanitarian reasons, Britian's powerful nations have often interfered with the affairs of weaker nations. B ...
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  • Intranets - 1,459 words
    Intranets These days Intranets are becoming more and more popular throughout the business world and other types of organizations. Many companies and organizations are already making this change and many more are considering it. The advantages offered by Intranets when compared to other types of networks are many, at a reduced cost for the owner. Less maintenance, less programming and more flexibility on the network platform make this change interesting. Unlike other types of networks, Intranets allow different types of machines and operating systems already at hand to be operating on the same network platform. This reduces the cost when trying to implement this type of network because the ma ...
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  • Looks Can Be Deceiving - 1,758 words
    Looks Can Be Deceiving Looks Can Be Deceiving Paradoxes are sometimes composed of contradictory ideas presented together, ultimately leading to an unworkable situation. Paradoxes, however, are not simply ambiguous questions. Paradoxes are the essence of the inherent complexity of systems (Internet 1). Each paradox must be analyzed and clearly understood before it can be explained. Since mathematics is, in a sense, a universal language, certain paradoxes and contradictions have arisen that have troubled mathematicians, dating from ancient times to the present. Some are false paradoxes; that is, they do not present actual contradictions, and are merely slick logic tricks. Others have shaken th ...
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  • Music For Me - 775 words
    Music For Me He says, Son can you play me a memory?Im not really sure how it goes,But its sad and its sweet and I knew it completeWhen I wore a younger mans clothes. I sat in the kitchen of my uncles quaint, cottage home on the English countryside. The subtle house seemed as though it had been built according to a description out ofWuthering Heights. The late-afternoon sunlight shone through the adjacent windowpane, sparkling through Uncle Adrians silvery hair. I marveled at the majestic viewfrom that window; it was like a still-life painted by the hand of God. Theautumn-stricken trees, the cobblestone walkway, the way the green, grainy vines hadcrept up his surrounding wood fence, it was al ...
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  • Music Influence On Society - 1,055 words
    Music Influence On Society Music has been around for thousands of years. Music appeals to everyone. When was the last time you have heard someone say, "I hate all music."? Lately though music has been criticized for corrupting teen's minds. Rap is being blamed for all the crimes and murders in cities all over America and heavy metal is being blamed for giving teens only dark images and thoughts in their minds. Although the media and public criticize rap and rock music and blame the music for influencing teens negatively, they actually give many teenagers an outlet from their life problems. Parents love to blame musicians like and Dr. Dee to bands like KoRn and Limp Bizkit for their child's p ...
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  • On The Universality Of Poetry - 683 words
    On the Universality of Poetry Like any art form, poetry is considered universal. It ranks with music, dance, and fine arts as a form or process of expressing Man's thoughts and passions. Unlike other art forms, however, poetry -- and in fact literature -- has a peculiar characteristic. As a medium it uses language, and unlike other mediums -- like rocks, paints, beat -- language is not universal, it is cultural. Since culture varies according to geography, time, religion, and gender -- it is without doubt that there are multitudes of different languages. Thus poetry becomes cultural or non-universal in form, a characteristic that confines the production and reception of poetry to people that ...
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  • Programming - 968 words
    Programming PROGRAMMING A program is a sequence of instructions that tells the hardware of a computer what operations to perform on data. Programs can be built into the hardware itself, or they may exist independently in a form known as software. In some specialized, or dedicated, computers the operating instructions are embedded in their circuitry; common examples are the microcomputers found in calculators, wristwatches, automobile engines, and microwave ovens. A general-pur pose computer, on the other hand, contains some built-in programs (in ROM) or instructions (in the processor chip), but it depends on external programs to perform useful tasks. Once a computer has been programmed, it c ...
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  • Social Contexts - 1,005 words
    Social Contexts Art in Canada FFAR 250 Social Contexts presented to Mark Mullin on December 3, 1999 written by Marguerite Gravelle 4320662 1. When analysing an artwork what is to be gained from considering the social context in which it was created? Are there possible drawbacks to this methodology? Provide clear examples to substantiate your argument. When analysing artwork, in any form, there are often times social contexts in which can be interpreted. Not always does the history behind the painting need to be revealed to fully understand the concept of the artwork, yet it is helpful in determining if the artwork is truthful in its representation. Although in analysing artwork it is likely ...
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  • Sphere - 1,321 words
    Sphere Sphere is about a futuristic sphere that gives a group of scientists a special and unusual power- the power of being able to turn fantasy into reality. The group of scientists are kept in total wonder as to why they were being sent to the middle of the Pacific Ocean. The scientists consisted of Norman Johnson, a psychologist; Beth Halpern, a zoologist and biochemist; Harry Adams, a mathematician; and Ted Fielding, an astrophysicist. Each scientist played an important role- Norman was to watch the team because no one had ever seen an alien and they didn't know how people would react. Beth was to assess any life form that the team might come across. Harry was there because math is the u ...
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  • The Hungarian Edition Of Cosmopolitan - 1,239 words
    The Hungarian Edition Of Cosmopolitan TABLE OF CONTENTS ABSTRACT 3 OVERVIEW OF THE HUNGARIAN MARKET 3 BACKGROUND 4 DESCRIPTION OF THE PRODUCT 4 THE CONCEPT OF THE PRODUCT 4 PROFILE OF THE TARGET CONSUMERS 5 CURRENT MARKET SITUATION 5 SWOT ANALYSIS 5 PEST ANALYSIS 6 STRUCTURE OF THE MAGAZINE 6 PRICING STRATEGY 7 PROMOTION MIX 7 ADVERTISING 7 SALES PROMOTION 8 PUBLIC RELATIONS 9 CONCLUSIONS 9 APPENDIX 10 LIST OF SOURCES 17 ABSTRACT Primarily based on an interview with Ms. Eniko Horvath, marketing manager of Cosmopolitan Hungary, this case study outlines the historical background of Cosmopolitan international editions and the peculiarities of the Hungarian version. The first issue brought about ...
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  • The Study Of Linguistics - 1,026 words
    ... million? The whole world? This is an example in speeches of important people, books of all kinds, etc. Books also may influence our writing in a myriad of ways. Our style, our subjects, our concepts, all may be affected. Not all to the worst, not all to the best. Long time authors with many fans may be surprised at how their die-hard readers have copied their writing style. This also gives people a sense of confidence, as they can write with a famous author. We lose effectiveness in our everyday use of language. For example, it is like walking down a road, with a bag of sand in your arms, and the bag has a hole in it. The sand slowly trickles away, being replaced by something new. The an ...
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