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Essay about Slave Girl Incidents
Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl is a compelling novel written by Harriet Ann Jacobs, a former slave. Born as a slave in Edenton, North Carolina in 1813, the only life Harriet knew was that of a slave. Growing up in the south as a young African American girl caused Harriet a life of hardships that must be faced to find freedom. The time of 1836 to 1860 was often nicknamed the antebellum period. During the Antebellum period is was very much legal to hold African Americans as slaves to endlessly do work for their master with no...

Viruses Computer Crime It's the weekend, you have nothing to do so you decide to play around on your computer. You turn it on and then start up, you start calling people with your modem, connecting to another world, with people just like you at a button press away. This is all fine but what happens when you start getting into other peoples computer files. Then it becomes a crime, but what is a computer crime really, obviously it involves the use of a computer but what are these crimes. Well they are: Hacking, Phreaking, & Software Piracy....

Warfare technology
Warfare technology In today�s world war plays a very important role in people�s lives. Some of these wars date as far back as the Roman Empire and Alexander the Great, while others are just being born and brought to the doorstep of the world. In 1939 this world was introduced to World War II. Although this war was based in Europe, it would touch the lives of people in every continent across the world, and have a massive impact on governments and civilians alike. It was also during this time that many advancements were emerging into...

What is changing in the technology of heavy construction mac
What is changing in the technology of heavy construction mac SUBJECT: What is changing in the technology of heavy construction machinery? In being one of the leaders in the construction industry, it is our duty to keep up with and push ourselves in acquiring upcoming technology. As per your request on the topic, we have created a team to not only acknowledge some of the possibilities we may be faced with in the future, but to assess the causes and effects of the technology advancement. As one of the nation�s top contractors, we know first...

Unemployement the unavoidable consequence of new technolog
Unemployement - the unavoidable consequence of new technolog Technology � as defined by the US National Academy of Science (cited in Jones 1996, p.17) � is a perishable resource comprising knowledge, skills, and the means of using and controlling factors of production for the purpose of producing, delivering to users, and maintaining goods and services, for which there is an economic and/or social demand. Ever since the Industrial Revolution (1780s), the impact of technology has been subject to public debate over its effect on employment � does it cause unemployment or does it underlie the huge increases...

Usage of the internet
Usage of the internet USERS OF INTERNET Nielsen Media Research, which began studying Internet usage in 1994, reported that in 1995 40% of Americans over the age of 12 had access to computers. (Nielsen Media Research, July 1996) 10% of Americans over 16, were online at that time. In their most recent survey, taken in December 1996 and January 1997, Nielsen reported that 23% of Americans over 16 are now Internet users, an amazing rate of growth. At least 50.6 million Americans are now online, according to Nielsen. (Associated Press, March 13,...

Uses of networking
Uses of networking Contents Contents 1 The uses of Networking and communications in today�s business environment 2 LAN 2 Advantages and disadvantages of networks 3 Sharing 3 Communication 3 Allows 3 Allows 3 Resource Sharing 4 Automated Stock Control 4 E-Mail 4 Video Conferencing 5 The Internet in Business 6 E-commerce 6 Globalization and The New Economic order 7 Use of links in Marketing & Portal web sites 7 Security 8 Hardware Security 9 Software Security 9 Protecting confidential information 10 Hackers 11 Viruses 11 Data protection ACT 12 Possible future legislation � The Cyber Police 12 Summary 13 Example of PowerPoint drawing 13 Bibliography 15...

Virtual reality
Virtual reality Virtual Reality Virtual reality, is a computer-generated, multi-sensory human interface to computers. Virtual reality extends beyond the capability of typical workstation graphics in two ways. First, through the use of tracking sensors, the computer knows precisely the location and angle of the user's head, which enables the graphics scene to be generated in the correct perspective for each eye. Second, because a very wide-angle image is provided, which is updated 10 to 60 times a second and is often augmented with synthesized surround sound, motion, and even scent, a level of immersion in the simulated scene...

The production, characteristics and use of aluminium and its
The production, characteristics and use of aluminium and its Aluminium is a strong, durable and lightweight metal. In today's energy-conscious society, these three basic properties combine to make the metal the preferred material of construction for transport applications, where weight saving to reduce fuel consumption and to increase load carrying capacity is vital. Products like motor cars, is an obvious example. It is not surprising therefore, that the use of aluminium in all its various forms - plate, sheet, extrusions, castings and forgings - is increasing across the whole range of transport applications. The use of aluminium for automobile engine...