Essays Tagged: "play games"

Television Violence and it's effect on Children

ey attempt to emulate their favorite rock stars by dressing in a similar style and the way children play games, imitating their favorite cartoon personalities or super heroes. Studies have shown that ... , and music are very influential and if there is too much violence available for children to watch, play, or listen to, this can sway their attitudes in a negative direction.Television is especially i ...

(3 pages) 251 0 4.2 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

The basics of a hard drive

I'm sure, by now you have used a computer be it to play games or write a paper. But do you know how a computer works and runs all the programs you what ... guess he must have gotten bored with the math or something because he came up with a way to let him play tic-tack toe with the computer, which by the way was the first came ever to be created on the c ... I have bored you to death with the history of computers here's the fun stuff.Programs that let you play games and surf the net aren't just ideas put in a niffty little box and sold. They are ideas pu ...

(2 pages) 61 0 2.3 Jun/1994

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

How the media, including TV, music and video games influences children in a negavtive way

ence. The average child spends three to five hours a day watching television. Listeningto music and playing video games are also favorite pastimes of children. Many people askthe question, "Can these ... children attempt to emulate their favorite stars by dressing in a similarstyle and the way children play games, through imitating their favorite super heroes.Thirty years ago, not every home had a tel ...

(1 pages) 164 1 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

To Kill A Mockingbird (by Harper Lee) essay about Jem and Scouts relationship with Boo Radley

nd Scout too.Jem and Scout often get into trouble because of their active imaginations. They always play games about Boo even though this is frowned on by Atticus. Jem thinks that Boo 'was about six-a ... she wants to keep the respect of Dill and Jem.Dill, Scout and Jems imaginations run wild when they play the 'Radley game'. I think that their descriptions in the game are very inaccurate - Boo is pro ...

(1 pages) 35 0 2.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

Gambling Should be Legalized.

Anybody can pretty much gamble or make a bet on anything. Some major games though are cards. People play games such as poker or blackjack. Also, betting on horses and dogs has been around quit a bit. ... t about things they could maximizes their profits. These people are called pros. Professional poker players, like Johnny Moss, make all their money from playing cards. Gambling, if done right, can be ...

(6 pages) 173 0 2.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

What is gambling? Give definitions and examples.

han others. To gamble your cash or goods you risk losing it in the hope of gaining an advantage. To play games of chance for gain or advantage can be a risky attempt to improve one's financial standin ... cards in halls and with the purchase of bingo tickets (some schools even sell them to raise money), playing poker and other card games for money at home or in organized professional games, entering sw ...

(3 pages) 89 0 2.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Gammers, violence, Children and TV Violence.

w the line between what is real and just pretending.I grew up in an environment where I was able to play games on Nintendo, but I wasn't allowed to watch violent movies. I knew the difference from a N ... and hide guns from your kids. If they find a gun they won't know if it's loaded, they will try and play with it and that is how people get killed. Now some people believe in putting locks on their gu ...

(3 pages) 34 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Psychology of Guido Orifice in "LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL"

thday. Guido says that he has planned a birthday surprise and that they are going to a fun place to play fun games. Guido tells his son that he needs to be quiet and do what the guards say while the a ... s. Guido tells his son that he needs to be quiet and do what the guards say while the adults go and play games. He also said that every game they win and for every time they do something correctly the ...

(5 pages) 84 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Bookreport on a Biography of Richard Feynman.

as he set out to stimulate Richard to think from an early age in a scientific way.Melville used to play games with Richard using small colored tiles while he was sitting in his high chair. Melville w ...

(8 pages) 33 0 4.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Television Violence and Its Effect on Children

hey attempt to emulate their favorite rock stars by dressing in asimilar style and the way children play games, imitating their favorite cartoonpersonalities or super heroes. Studies have shown that e ... s, and music are very influential and if there is too muchviolence available for children to watch, play, or listen to, this can swaytheir attitudes in a negative direction.Television is especially in ...

(3 pages) 61 0 2.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

PAIBOC Principle and its application in Atari Game manuals

s take game for example, the 2oth century was the age of physical activities and sports. We used to play games in the field and if not we used to play the board games like chess billiards etc. But wit ... ay the board games like chess billiards etc. But with the advancement of technology, we are able to play these games and even sports which required greater physical endurance with comfort by using con ...

(7 pages) 58 2 4.9 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

How Home Networking Works

cess shared files such as photographs, MP3s, spreadsheets and documents on any computer in the housePlay games that allow multiple users at different computersSend the output of a device like a DVD pl ... -click the Add a Printer wizard.Choose the Network Printer option and click Next.The wizard will display a list of all shared printers on the LAN. Choose the printer you wish to access and click Next ...

(17 pages) 207 1 3.6 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

The World Communicator --- A complete history on the Cellular Phone and an inside look on the technology involved

digital pictures, send or receive e-mail, Get news and entertainment information from the Internet, play games, and even watch TV broadcasts. Other devices such as PDAs and MP3 players are now being b ... e can't find any carrier control channels to link to, then it's considered out of range and will display the typical "no service" message most phones display when there's no connection. As long as the ...

(4 pages) 79 1 4.3 Sep/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Grendel: A Child Like Everyone Else [Grendel, by John Gardner]

oblems as anyone else his age. At one point in the story, Grendel confesses that he "used to play games when [he] was young, it might as well be a thousand years ago" (p. 15). He says this to l ...

(3 pages) 22 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Computer Hard Drive Mechanics

I'm sure, by now you have used a computer be it to play games or write a paper. But do you know how a computer works and runs all the programs you what ... guess he must have gotten bored with the math or something because he came up with a way to let him play tic-tack toe with the computer, which by the way was the first came ever to be created on the c ... I have bored you to death with the history of computers here's the fun stuff.Programs that let you play games and surf the net aren't just ideas put in a niffty little box and sold. They are ideas pu ...

(2 pages) 25 0 1.7 Jan/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Internet: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

ard or lunchroom except you can talk to people anytime you want. And on the World Wide Web, you can play games and listen to music (What is the Internet?).There are lots of good reasons to use the Int ... e are lots of good reasons to use the Internet. You can explore ways to learn and have fun. You can play games with other people anywhere in the world and find out interesting things you never knew be ...

(4 pages) 185 1 4.1 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Advantages and disadvantages of internet

to travel, pay bills or do the shopping without going out from our houses. We can read newspapers, play games or even plan our holidays. A huge merit of Internet is a possibility to download music an ...

(1 pages) 98187 0 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Gaming in a Teen's World.

e Frozen Throne, I could only chuckle to myself for I have also mastered that game and occasionally play a few matches with my friends when we both have time from our hectic schedules. The games throu ... of games can demonstrate much of a person's character. Popular generalizations amongst the people I play games with are that strategy games are for the geeks, role-playing for the sophisticated, racin ...

(2 pages) 37 0 4.2 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Why do people play video games-"Why," the Long Asked Question

What leads people, of all ages, to excessively play video and computer games? The answers lay not with the scientists or researchers, but with the ... The scientists and researchers lack a very important trait to asses the causes excessive video game play. The causes that lead people to play games range from fascination of the game to simply boredom ... o question "why do they waste time with those stupid games?" to that, my cousin has this to say, "I play [video] games because they let me be something that I can't be in real life." Many people agree ...

(3 pages) 45 0 3.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Microsoft, Yahoo Ink Instant- Message Pact

aging clients allow users to perform voice and video conferencing, exchange document files and even play games in real time. But there has always been an obstacle with instant messaging clients -- use ... form is expected to be in place by June 2006 (Linn, 2005, para.2). The alliance between the two key players in the instant messaging market not only provides convenience for their users, but also a st ...

(4 pages) 63 0 4.1 Apr/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies