Essays Tagged: "technological advancements"

Nuclear Power

lear power if made when a nucleus of an atom is split to release a powerful burst of energy. Though technological advancements nuclear power now supplies us with new medical aids, a new power source a ...

(2 pages) 94 0 3.2 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

European Expansion beyond territorial borders between 1450 and 1650

yond their borders from 1450 to 1650.The two main factors that allowed the Europeans to expand were technological breakthroughs and government funding for these trips and support.The Europeans technol ... it was highly maneuverable, fitted with a cannon this ship could easily dominate other ships.Other technological developments included the development of the astrolabe an instrument developed by musl ...

(1 pages) 99 1 4.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau

of earth and to take life slow also. Since the 19th century, society has changed; it has seen many technological advances, is currently moving at a much faster pace then the 1800's, and has overgone ... tly moving at a much faster pace then the 1800's, and has overgone various environmental issues.The technological advancements since the 19th century has enabled us to complete common tasks much easie ...

(3 pages) 90 0 4.5 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American


d, and process knowledge faster and more efficiently than ever before. From our new period has come technological advancements which have both caused and been an effect of the growing pool of informat ...

(5 pages) 146 0 2.7 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

USMC Lessons of WWII. An essay detailing the lessons learned by the US Marine Corp during WWII in the pacific theater. Covers both doctrine and technology.

the Japanese, and showed their adaptive power with new technologies and techniques.Chief among the technological advancements was the LVT, or alligator. Originally designed as a logistical tool, they ... were fitted with machine guns, rockets and howitzers to lead the first wave of troops ashore. Other technological advances came in the field of communications. As a result of the Tarawa communications ...

(3 pages) 46 1 3.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

A Changing Frontier: Technology Affecting Human Resources Management (includes executive summary, bibliography, parenthetical documentation, and table of contents)

d into the forefront of human resources management.* Technology Affecting Human Resources ManagementTechnological advancements have improved the ways we communicate, revolutionized how we learn, and e ... reased proficiency and productivity are main goals of any human resources personnel, it's no wonder technological advancements are continually being embraced in this field where the mission is always ...

(10 pages) 828 1 3.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Civil War Technology.

Many technological advancements were implemented during the Civil War. Some of these include the introduc ... warfare forever and the introduction of new medical practices and ambulance corps.One of the major technological advancements brought on by the Civil War was the introduction of the Ironclad into bat ... ntury and Napoleonic warfare had emphasized close order formations." (McPherson, 473,474)Some other technological break through brought on by the war were the creation of The Sanitary Commission and i ...

(4 pages) 116 1 2.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Capital punishment!

its many purposes. A major problem has been the past record of executing innocent people. With the technological advancements of today, there should be no doubt of a person's innocence.Furthermore, t ...

(1 pages) 42 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty

A range of changes that have occured in the workplace, and the cause/effects of these changes.

major change in our work places over the past few years.Although it is great that there are so many technological advancements occurring to make things easier for employees, it can also make things mo ... s.It is important that workers learn to adapt to these changes because things will keep happening - technological advancement is going to continue to increase further and further.Some of these technol ...

(3 pages) 150 0 0.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Why the balance of payments and the current account deficit are so important.

may not necessarily be a bad thing as it will increase a country's productivity leading to greater technological advancements and higher levels of employment and growth. Australia is still a young co ... ase the countries growth rate.Globalisation is the rapid increase in cross-border economic, social, technological exchange under conditions of capitalism. A huge amount of investment comes into Austra ...

(4 pages) 164 0 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics


other example of another scientific discovery. The world has depended on scientific discoveries and technological advancements for thousands of years. Cures for numerous diseases were gained from thes ...

(3 pages) 48 0 3.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Conquestador invasion on the Aztec empire in Mexico and how it affected both the europeans and the Aztecs.

llowed set out with good intentions to find new land and resources. Open new trade and bringing new technological advancements to foreign countries to better the economy, seemed like a wonderful thing ... the eastern and western hemisphere (Bentley 668). The Europeans possessed more powerful weapons and technological advancements which gave them more power over the people in the Americas. Europeans est ...

(4 pages) 123 0 3.2 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

American frontier

e much remains to be done- is a belief that has and still propels and influences America today. The technological frontier is probably the most influenced by the frontier belief. There is always room ... ably the most influenced by the frontier belief. There is always room for better in technology. The technological advancements in the past 50 years outnumber the amount advancements from the beginning ...

(7 pages) 66 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Industrial revolution and the changes it had on the world.

progress of the world from the 1800s all the way to present day. Sacrifices were made which allowed technological advancements during the Industrial Revolution, which in turn, created happiness, life ...

(4 pages) 121 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Industrial Revolution technological advancements.

turning points in the world's history, the Industrial Revolution ushered in an age of unparalleled technological advancements and economic expansion so immense, that its impact can still be felt toda ... on of the assembly line, and its subsequent impact on automobile industry. As the world became more technologically advanced and as individual freedom of movement grew the synergistic combination of t ...

(6 pages) 100 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

The Impact that Information Technology has on Society.

technology has developed through the years. This has also had an impact had on modern society. The technological advancements have and are changing human kind forever. I.T. development has improved t ... t only pros and cons. Employment, life style, privacy and civil liberties are very important on the technological world of I.T. and these keep on affecting society through time.

(5 pages) 413 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

General Environment FActors Affecting the Softdrink Industry

General Environmental Analysis of the Softdrink IndustryTechnological Environment. Revolutionary developments in machineries brought by technological advanc ...

(3 pages) 104 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

The Industrial Revolution

revolution, we would not have some of the machinery we have today, which was a direct result of the technological advancements, such as the power loom. As I learned at Lowell, these inventions, such a ... nt of education and talent is needed to operate machinery.The 1800s proved to be a century of great technological advancement, variation of the roles of women, and economical improvement. The industri ...

(3 pages) 74 0 3.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Cold Race Into Space

acy and communism. But the main consequence of the Cold War was also a time of great scientific and technological advancements. Both superpowers possessed highly destructive arms that induced fear in ... minutes to orbit the Earth on its elliptical path . That launch ushered in new political, military, technological, and scientific developments. While the Sputnik launch was a single event, it marked t ...

(10 pages) 118 1 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War

"Technological Advancements During World War I"

e very powerful and "irreversibly changed the way war was conducted" (World War II 7).On land, many technological advancements were made during the course of World War II. Weaponry, transportation, ch ... as it did on the creation of the atomicbomb (Robinson). The Radio Proximity Fuse was also a leading technological advance during World War II. It was first tested in 1941 and was able to explode a pro ...

(9 pages) 126 1 3.9 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I