Essays Tagged: "television sets"

book burning and censorship in Ray Bradbury's futuristic fiction "Fahrenheit 451"

or so he thinks.In his generation, the world has gone to pot. Idiocy and bliss run wild through the television setsof future day America. His wife is hooked on the 'tube', and they have been breed to ... to war with an unstated opponent, retaliation brings destruction to most ofAmerica, along with the television sets that replace the walls in Bradbury's book, and the radiostations that pump useless g ...

(3 pages) 146 1 4.2 Jan/1995

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Impact of television shows on children

blew up his boss. These Saturday morning massacres are not taking place on the streets, but in our television sets. It is called entertainment for young children. Many shows, especially cartoons, gea ... lence rather than the consequences of it. Ironically, violence seems to be diminishing on primetime television. According to the Federal Trade Commission, "5-6 violent acts occur per hour on prime tim ...

(5 pages) 216 0 4.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Compaq Corporation, The intention of this project is to demonstrate the function of production planning in a non- artificial environment

depicted in this simulation was actually a General Electric facility that produced black and white television sets Syracuse, New York. Unfortunately this plant is no longer operational, it was closed ... h sixteen. For this I had to employ the base or simle method.While I find it hard to comprehend how television sales can be seasonal, products three, five and six fall under (Base + Trend) * Seasonali ...

(8 pages) 217 0 4.8 Feb/1996

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

This is an essay on one of my favorite books written by one of the greatest authors Ray Bradbury.

or so he thinks.In his generation, the world has gone to pot. Idiocy and bliss run wild through the television sets of future day America. His wife is hooked on the 'tube', and they have been breed to ... to war with an unstated opponent, retaliation brings destruction to most of America, along with the television sets that replace the walls in Bradbury's book, and the radio stations that pump useless ...

(3 pages) 55 0 3.8 Aug/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Sony Corporation

in the world that can offer consumers both electronic goods such as Walkmans, Discmans, camcorders, television sets, DVD players, stereo systems and PlayStations as well as the movies, TV programs, mu ... o innovation was also a priority for Sony engineers. The road towards building a high quality color television set was quite a struggle. On October 15, 1967, a new cathode-ray tube was completed. The ...

(3 pages) 343 1 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Computer and Electronics Companies

The japanese economy and where it gets its capital from.

output. The Japanese manufacture a wide range of products, including automobiles, computers, steel, television sets, textiles, and tires. The country's factories have some of the most highly developed ... nufacturing firms assemble parts and components into a finished product such as a car, computer, or television set. The large firms then sell the product at a significantly higher price than the cost ...

(5 pages) 111 0 2.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

Racism Post 911.

he September 11th Tragedy occurred, the American people were devastated. Many sat in front of their television sets watching the horrifying images of the planes hitting the towers over and over again. ... ccosted. They said they were apparently being mistaken as followers of Osama bin Laden, pictured on television with a turban of a different sort." Three violent incidents were reported against Sikhs w ...

(12 pages) 233 0 3.3 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

The significance of the Tet Offensive and how it effected the outcome of war in Indochina.

he communists were weakening and that they were now largely in control. What they saw through their television sets of the Tet Offensive contradicted this propaganda.Fifty million watched as the ARVN ... d to turn against the war in the late 1960's. This was due to the footage of the war being shown on television each night. Images of the cruelty of war, and the exposure of false military propaganda w ...

(2 pages) 61 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > International Organizations & Conflicts

Does television violence cause violence in children and how can it be reduced?

ollowing; news, sitcoms, cartoons, sports, or any other various programs. Is this what is really on television? Take a closer look. What is consistently in these programs? Violence, violence is what's ... does not change the fact that most shows contain violence."In 1949, a mere 2% of American homes had television sets. This increased to 64% by 1955, 93% by the mid-60's, and 98% today" (Hughes and Hasb ...

(8 pages) 485 2 4.2 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

TV and the Election of 1952

Since the Pioneer Corporation introduced the first television sets to the United States in the 1940s, television has been developing its practice as a ... itical convention was brought to about 40,000 to 100,000 people , but there's really no record that television had an impact on the convention procedures or on the election that followed. Television w ... n the election that followed. Television was still in the novelty stage at that time. By July 1948, television was growing so much that the political potential of the medium began to be realized. That ...

(11 pages) 40 0 4.6 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Television, a Waste of Time And Money

Television, a Waste of TimeAnd MoneyTelevision has become increasingly more popular through the year ... e it was first invented. In fact it is so popular that almost every home in America has one or more television sets. TV started when Edwin Belin, an English man, held the patent for the transmission o ... ics and radar, which demonstrated a mechanical scanning device that was an early ancestor to modern television. With TV sets almost everywhere in sight, a problem with not only the youth of America bu ...

(7 pages) 66 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Taking a Serious Look at Media Violence and its Effect on Children

Violence has been around since the beginning of time--before television, radio, or video games. As many people would ask, how then did people learn these violent ... its own media; the media is not the creator of humanity. "In 1949, a mere 2% of American homes had television sets. This increased to 64% by 1955, 93% by the mid-60's, and 98% today" (Hughes & Ha ... ncreased to 64% by 1955, 93% by the mid-60's, and 98% today" (Hughes & Hasbrouck). With so many televisions in homes today and working parents; "TV has become the closest and most constant compani ...

(5 pages) 163 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

September 11. This essay is about my personal experience that day, what America is to me, heroism, and patriotism. Includes quotes from 3 articles. Works cited included.

g seemed to move in slow motion. Everyone just sat in their classrooms with their eyes glued to the television sets anxiously awaiting an explanation. It was like watching a suspense movie and trying ... s and I still did not understand or believe it.Over the next several months I could not turn on the television without seeing replays of the crashes or hearing about Al-Qaida or the Taliban. Aside fro ...

(4 pages) 58 1 2.5 Oct/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Mass Medai and SOcial Change

ich includes different forms of information from newspapers, magazines, radio, films, internet, and television. Mass Media is communication media from different technological processes that facilitate ... cation being smoke signals to the bell ringers notifying and announcing news, and now to radios and television sets which relay information all around the globe.Theoretical Approaches to Mass Media:Th ...

(9 pages) 232 0 4.7 Aug/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Government Intervention on the Internet.

e exposed to the Internet at school, and we are exposed to the Internet simply by just watching our television sets. The Internet has become the primary key to the future of communication in our socie ... hms. Instead of software, Clipper is a microchip that can be incorporated into just about anything (Television, Telephones, etc.). This algorithm uses a much longer key that is 16 million times more p ...

(11 pages) 74 0 0.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Six sigma at Motorola: How Motorola Realizes the Potential of its Employees by Fostering a Leadership Culture.

in the competitive marketplace. When a Japanese firm took over a Motorola factory that manufactured television sets in the United States, they promptly set about making drastic changes in the way the ...

(6 pages) 151 0 4.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

The media affects our culture today

media not only provides information, but it decides which information is important. What we see on television and the internet or what we hear on the radio is all chosen by the media. In this essay, ... essay, we will take a deeper look into how the media influences our world today through the radio, television, and internet.Television is one of the biggest influences in today's world. In 1990, it w ...

(2 pages) 89 0 1.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Tv elections

Television's growing demand throughout the 1960's caused society and everything in it to adjust. Pol ... rst things to adjust. Politics as it had been before the 1960's had begun to adjust its self to how television was changing society. Society was starting to view television as the center of their envi ... ir environment and politics started to use that to its advantage by broadcasting the debates on the television. The technological changes grew to major reasons why politics and society had changed. Th ...

(20 pages) 27 0 0.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Budweiser - The King of All Advertising

ated ever since its first appearance in January of 1967. The Smith family sits down in front of the television anxiously awaiting the kick off to the year's biggest sporting event, the Super Bowl. Whi ... nticipation of the game, many advertisers eagerly await the releasing of their multi-million dollar television commercials. With nearly half of America's television sets tuned to the channel, this is ...

(5 pages) 48 0 3.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

History Of Teenagers

red to our decade, teenagers of the fifties seem to have a very simple definition of entertainment. Television had just begun to become popular. Although many people did not have televisions during th ... t have televisions during the early years of the fifties, by 1956 Americans owned forty two million television sets (50's Time Life 22). Television shows were in black and white. Most television shows ...

(12 pages) 19 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers