Essays Tagged: "technological advances"

The Internet, Then and Now.

Internet come from and what is it, is the frequently asked question by it's user's.Along with most technological advances in the world, the Internet was born out from a military idea. The Rand corpor ... eliver an ICBM warhead on New York and Washington...' (Diamond & Bates 1996)In response to this technological breakthrough of the USSR, the US formed the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) w ...

(12 pages) 501 1 4.6 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Mountain bikes

ountain bike'srapid increase in popularity was influenced by social and economic situations, and by technologicalimprovements that had the needs of bike riders in mind. The introduction of the mountai ... ded with the need for a bike that combinedtechnical superiority, ease of care, and multipurpose use.Technological advances came extremely fast after it's introduction into the world. The advanceshave ...

(18 pages) 72 0 4.3 Jun/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Positive and Negative Advances in Biotechnology. Positive and Negative advances dealing with cloning,stem cell,genetic experimentation, and also "designer babys" are covered in this essay.

he research associated with it have become an issue in which people either support, or are against. Technological advances in this day and age have given scientists the ability to do things that were ... . We should not tinker around with the greatest gift that god gave us, life. Perhaps some of the biotechnological advances not related with medicine or crimes are okay, but they should be strictly reg ...

(5 pages) 279 0 3.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

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

NAFTA, the North American Free Trade Agreement

the evolution of the United States economic policy. The globilization of the world economy due to technological advances in computers and communications have shrunk the world to the point where no s ...

(7 pages) 442 0 3.3 May/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Designing Effective Training Programs

, they are a-changing'." They are indeed changing. A shifting national birthrate, medical advances, technological advances, and a host of other factors are changing the fabric of our society.Our curre ...

(3 pages) 378 1 3.6 Jul/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Panama Canal Essay

fifty-mile Suez Canal through the sands of Egypt. The French began the Panama Canal with next to no technological advances. They relied on the manpower and nationalistic pride of the French people. Fe ...

(3 pages) 87 0 4.2 Nov/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Internet has revolutionised the media: discuss.

istry of Defence. It was created in order to reduce the chance of US defence again being outdone in technological advances by the 'enemy', and its original remits were related to space, ballistic miss ...

(6 pages) 186 0 4.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Study the evolution of armor throughout the Middle Ages. How did the armor of the barbarians differ from that of the Carolingian period?

rolingian period? Describe the armor of a knight depicted on the Bayeux Tapestry. What tactical and technological factors in the thirteenth century led to a transformation in armor construction? Descr ... mor in warfare.As DeVries notes, the most dramatic impact on Roman armor was not an introduction of technological advances, but a modification in attitude towards the wearing of armor itself. Most not ...

(5 pages) 55 0 4.6 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

What Influences did Rome have on modern society? This essay explains how they were living in a primitive era and managed to overcome it all through technological advances.

The technological advances made by the Romans during their era of empire were astounding.Consider the fa ... did not improve upon or even use Romandiscoveries and instead took backwards steps. In fact, Roman technological advances in the areas ofirrigation, transportation, and city-planning were far superio ...

(5 pages) 112 1 4.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Limited Freedoms and privacy In The US. (due to the rise in internet and terrorism)

ow data to be linked, transferred, shared and sold, usually without our knowledge or consent. These technological advances that are supposed to benefit us as Americans', have left the backdoor open to ...

(7 pages) 310 1 3.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Using Cellular Phones While Driving: Advantages, Disadvantages and Concerns by Telecommunication Stakeholders

the advances in telecommunication. For industry stakeholders, this issue provides added markets for technological advances. For example, the sale of "hands-free" cellular phone devices has increased p ...

(3 pages) 419 4 4.4 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

This essay compares the impact of modernization on the roles and living standards of women in developed countries to women living in more traditional societies.

are not starving to death and are financially stable you can concentrate on the smaller things. The technological advances in America such as the refrigerator, washing machine, and the microwave oven ...

(2 pages) 120 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

"Globalisation today is not working"

orical process of world integration involving social, economic and political changes as a result of technological advances. As McLuhan (2001) says, "The concept is of one being connected by an electri ... undermined their local subsistence economy, thus becoming vulnerable to shifts in prices as well as technological change. Hence Stiglitz (2002) argues that developing countries should open their econo ...

(7 pages) 320 1 2.4 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Development Studies

World War One.

tactical approaches to war had been radically altered from warfare in the past. Consequently, these technological advances had brought more bloodshed, destruction and immense human cost than any event ...

(3 pages) 201 4 4.7 Apr/2003

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

Stem Cell Technologies.

Stem Cell TechnologiesTechnological advances in this day and age have givenscientists the ability to do things that were o ...

(5 pages) 160 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Science VS Religion.

in repeat; they fear that not only religion slows down scientific developments; it may also prevent technological advances. On the other hand, many religious leaders feel the threats posed by science, ...

(9 pages) 391 0 4.8 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

Hewlett Packard Printers.

Hewlett Packard is a company for the 21st century. HP, (Hewlett Packard) uses its technological advances to heal, educate, and connect people worldwide. It is one of the world's larg ...

(4 pages) 202 1 3.8 Jul/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Internet Debacle.

ists because it is a free process, creates great marketing opportunities, and increases album sales.Technological advances designed to make the consumer's life easier and better have made downloading ... rpose, cogent marketing tool. When thinking about it, the music industry should rejoice at this new technological advance! Internet downloads are a fool-proof way to deliver music to millions who migh ...

(3 pages) 72 1 4.3 Aug/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Outline of the Data protection act and it's implications within IT.

a profligate transfer of personal data which may or may not be for commercial purposes. As with all technological advances, the benefits may be many but there will, inevitably, be potential problems.C ...

(10 pages) 128 0 5.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science