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This 13 page paper examines the potential results of information technology being implemented in a business. Using cause and effect the introduction of a computerised till system on a bar is considered in terms of the ability to increase control over stock, and the apparent lack of value that it adds to the bottom line. ...

Bill Gates:

  • 3 page paper

This 3 page paper provides a brief biography of Bill Gates. Furthermore, this paper highlights the massive impact that Gates has had upon society as a whole. Bibliography lists 1 source.

A 5 page projection of our business future in 2025. Outlines the technological changes which we are experiencing which directs that future and emphasizes E-Commerce as the most influential factor. Entire organizational structures and world economy are already changing as a result of the influence of the World Wide Web and the Internet. ...

This 10 page paper looks at technology at around 1989 to 1990 and then again, about a decade later in 2001. How technology has changed business is discussed in depth. Cellular technology, fiber optics and the Intent are all discussed. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

This 10-page paper describes technological determinism and attempts to answer the usefulness of the concept in terms of media technologies. Examples used to support the thesis are history of television and history of the Internet. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

This 49 page paper is a summary of the book “E-Buisness and E-Commerce Management” by Dave Chaffey. The book is a good overview on all aspects of e-business; including management of the infrastructure, the e-environment, e-business strategy, supply chain management, e-procurement, internet marketing, customer relationship management change management, design implementation and maintenance. The paper takes ...

Pasture Management

  • 14 page paper

A 14 page discussion of modern pasture management practices. The importance of soil structure is emphasized as are age-old management practices such as fertilization, liming, terracing and more modern developments such as the utilization of pheromones to control pest species. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

A 9 page overview of the status of nuclear energy. Outlines the environmental benefits of nuclear energy as opposed to fossil fuels. Details the differences in contribution of the two power sources to global warming. Outlines the possibilities for safe disposal of nuclear waste. Bibliography lists nine sources.

5 pages in length. With fossil fuels rapidly depleting, the world has had to devise alternative methods by which to fuel various gas-powered machinery. Few options appear to be as workable as electricity and hydrogen fuel cells, yet there exist significant shortcomings to even the best alternative. The writer talks about these two ...

This 10 page report discusses the battery market and the fact that as technology has come to dominate virtually every aspect of modern life, one of the supporting industries of all types of that technology is simply the power source that keeps the technology operating -- batteries. This paper considers what that means in terms ...

This 7-page paper discusses the emerging technologies of solar power and wireless electricity. Also discussed are the impact of these technologies on business and society. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

This 3-page paper discusses the technology that eventually prompted passage of the Do Not Call Implementation Act of 2003. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

This 4 page paper traces the development of computer aided design (CAD) programs from their easy days in the 1960’s to the current day where a single program may do the work of between of 4 or 5 draftsmen. The paper starts in the 1960’s and flows the developments such as Sutherlands’ SKETCHPAD and the ...

The History of the X Ray

  • 12 page paper

This 10 page paper summarizes the history and evolution of this important piece of technology. The author includes several graphs and illustrations that clarify how the technology works. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

Shopping From Home

  • 25 page paper

25 pages in length. A thorough discussion of the home shopping network, QVC and others. The writer looks at their history, growing popularity and the future of at-home & on-line shopping. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

A 10 page examination of the advancements in technology which resulted in television as we know it today. Includes both a history of television technology, a synopsis of its current status, and predictions of future advancements. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

The Telephone

  • 5 page paper

A 5 page research paper that examines this technological wonder of the nineteenth century. The telephone is so taken-for-granted in modern society that it's easy to forget that it radically changed the way people communicate. The writer discusses how this invention works and describes the early history of the Bell Company. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

A well-written 6 page research paper discussing some of the possible alternatives to using gasoline in cars. The writer details the scope of this environmental problem, its history, and then elaborates each of the possible solutions (electric cars, etc;) and makes recommendations. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

A 15 page research paper that first explores commercialization of space and the space industry then focuses on SPACEHAB, Inc., the sole producer and provider habitable space modules. A brief history of SPACEHAB, acquisitions, contracts and financial data is provided. For clarity and comparison, 5 tables are presented reflecting the financial health of the company. ...

A 6 page paper discussing some of technology’s potentials for both good and ill, and some manifestations of each already witnessed. In either view, technology itself is neutral and is neither good nor bad. It is our use that determines the worth of it, and only we can determine whether that use will be ...

A 5 page paper discussing scientific advancements in the prediction of earthquakes and the means by which technology can assist in minimizing earthquake damage. Bibliography lists five sources.

37 pages in length. Of all of the safety features included on cars, and considering all of the testing of automobile safety done by the auto manufacturers, the fact of the matter is it is the seatbelt restraint system that appears to be the best engineering to date to reduce automotive casualties. This intensive research paper includes a 1.5 ...

For any who have endured the history of robots on television, the possibility of artificial intelligence in conjunction with the needs of society is very real. This 8 page paper argues that the value of robots for both military and industrial uses is phenomenal and likely to increase as the knowledge and experience in these areas increases. Bibliography ...

7 pages in length. Modern medical technology is a wondrous thing. With just the flick of a switch, life can be snatched from the grips of death. However, without the proper equipment, life merely hangs in the balance, preventing medical professionals from effectively performing their life-saving jobs. It has ...

A 3 page look at the chemical composition of synthetic rubbers and how they are used in industry today. Specific properties unique to these rubbers are discussed as are monomers, polymer chains, and more. Several types of this rubber are explained. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

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