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Network and System Administrators: The Importance of Separation of Duties in Information Technology
Traditionally, separation of duties in information technology is a vital technique in internal controls. It does not only help in the smoothening of company operations but is also key in eliminating potential threats that may accrue a company (Coleman, 2016). In this case, system and network administration are two professio...
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An Analysis of the Importance of the Technique of Automation in Different Industries
Automation is a technique that reduces human effort by adopting updated technology in the form of nanotechnology, artificial intelligence and robotics. The category of workers can be broadly classified, into three categories like low-skilled, medium skilled and high skilled workers. The low skilled workers mainly engage in...
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A Comparison of CD-ROMs to Determine Which One Reflected More from a Laser
Lab Report The purpose of this investigation is to compare two different CD-ROMs and see which one reflected more from a laser at a certain height that I have chosen. Once determining that you then could see and know which CD-ROM really can be read perfectly with a regular DVD player. I believed beforehand that a CD-ROM wo...
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The Importance of Modernizing the Electric Grid and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
Even though support and action towards a new and improved “smart” grid was introduced by President George W. Bush with the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007, Obama was committed to proceed with this when the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (or stimulus) came into law. Coming into office, President Barack O...
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The New Technology in Welding Aluminum in the Auto Industry
New fuel economy regulations the auto industry is turning to reduce the weight of vehicles. New techniques in welding aluminum are being created. Some industries are growing because of it. Such as Algoa and Novelis have invested 1 billion in their plants to produce more aluminum sheets for supplying the automotive industry....
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The Similarities and Differences Between the BMW (Bayerische Motoren Werke) and Mercedes Benz
BMW VS Mercedes Benz BMW (Bayerische Motoren Werke) and Mercedes Benz is the most popular European car of this century. BMW founded in 1916 and Mercedes Benz founded in 1926 both also founded in Germany. In 1959, BMW almost bankrupt and almost sold to Mercedes Benz, but it was able to revive in 1992 when BMW managed to pen...
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Matthew Carter and the First Typing Machines
“Type is a beautiful group of letters, not a group of beautiful letters” (Matthew Carter quote, n.d.). Few truly understand this idea more than the man himself. Master type designer, Matthew Carter. It’s a rarity for people to profoundly reflect upon the fonts, of which are feverishly plugged into address bars, emails; bris...
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A Discussion on the Problem of Antenas in the Apple Devices
I've been following Apple's stocks closely for awhile now. Because I work on a lot of Apple devices for my side business, I'm pretty familiar with the defects and issues they seem to have, particularly the ones that make it to national headlines. These issues are typically launch defects with a new product or firmware roll...
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An Overview of the Technology of Electric Cars
Electric cars are inevitably in our future but is the technology advanced enough to achieve the same standards that have been set by gasoline cars? For years new electric vehicles have come out of the obscure shadows of which they are built, only to never gain traction in the market. The auto world is split on the topic of...
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The Improvement in Efficiency of the Automotive Industry in the Last Century
Automotive Efficiency To an engineer the glass is never half empty or half full, it is twice as big as it needs to be. To be efficient one must make the most of all the resources available. In todays world the word efficient is defined by as “performing or functioning in the best possible manner with the le...
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The Life and Contribution of Jack S. Kilby
Abstract This paper uses two works to outline the work, history, and contribution to the world of technology by Jack S. Kilby. The integrated circuit is one of the most important pieces of technology in every pieces of technology that uses them. The integrated circuit is so important because it allowed for higher speeds...
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The Advantages and Disadvantages of Electric Cars
With global temperatures rising and fuel prices threatening to increase as oil becomes a scarcer resource it seems that we have to press the reset button on the automotive world if we want the Earth complete with low lying islands, cities and polar icecaps to be recognisable in the next century. Electric cars like the tesla...
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Steam Engines, Railways and the Victorian Tube in the Victorian Era
The Victorian era was a real turning point in human kind’s history and one that paved the way to our modern society and way of living. It was a period in a history where we actually deserved the “Great” in Great Britain (That and the World Wars) and actually did stuff productive. There was no Elf’ and Safety holding us back...
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The Importance of Electric Fencing
Electric fencing, while once considered only a fairy-tale, is now an integral part of our everyday life.  They are important for pet owners, farmers, and for the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. However even if people don’t own electric fences they should share a very basic understanding of how they work, just in case...
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The Risk Assessment of General Electric
General Electric is a large multinational supplier of electric appliances incorporated in New York, United States of America. Currently, the company operates in the following segments. Appliances, oil and gas, healthcare, energy management, and transportation. With investments in many business sectors, General Electric need...
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A History of the Printing Technology
Although modernization is slowly depleting paper usage, the technology of printing has played an enormous role in the history of our world. Printing technology dates back to 2nd century ad. Today there are multiple different types of printers such as: computer printer, ink-jet printer, and the optical printer. Have you e...
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The Solution to the Problems of Designing Cup Holders in Cars
Endless hours go into designing new products, yet there are still problems with the humble cup holders found in almost every car. These cup holders are a valuable aspect of an automobile's interior, however, maintaining their cleanliness can be difficult because they are not removable. These amenities have long been a stapl...
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The Challenges Faced by Intel in Making Processors and Chipsets
Intel designs and manufactures advanced and integrated technology
platforms. Such platforms include microprocessors and chipsets and their
associated hardware, software, and services (Hennessy, 2011). The company
then sells the platforms to original device manufacturers such as Samsung,
Dell, and Apple. Accordingly, the pap...
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The Research Needed Prior to Buying a Used Car
No matter who you are at some point in your life you will have to buy a used car. This is a task that should be as simple as buying anything else, but unfortunately it is one of the most confusing and frustrating things anyone will ever have to buy. With a new car purchase you have a little bit of security in the manufactu...
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Turbocharger: The Future of Automobile Engines
A turbocharger is a force induction device driven by a turbine that increases the engine power (output per displacement) and efficiency by pumping air into the combustion chambers.They have various applications ranging from their use in airplanes, diesel and petrol cars, motorcycles, and to their use in trucks.The different...
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The Usage of Robotic Elements While Assembling and Test Driving Newly Made Ford Vehicles
Chapter 10 Research Essay In today’s world robotics has taken over a lot of manufacturer’s. Technology is a big step up for humankind. Although, it can be a good thing, it can also be a horrible thing for many employers. Ford being one of the largest automakers in the US, uses robots to assemble, and to test drive their...
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The Benefits and Risks of Nanotechnology
Nanotechnology: Benefits and Risks In the text “Future of Nanotechnology”, Bonsor and Strickland (2000) criticize the future of nanotechnology. They think that nanotechnology could change the world if it is used widely. People could use nanotechnology in almost every area in the world and we could benefit from it mostly in...
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An Introduction to the Analysis of Acrylic Products
Acrylic Extrusion Introduction Acrylic products are found in a variety of places and retain more sustainable qualities than those of glass products. Plexiglass and other plastic materials function in roles such as table tops, high-impact windows, and florescent lighting panels. These flat sheets of polymer exemplify t...
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