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Long Transmission Lines Analysis

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Failure Analysis of Adhesively Bonded Joints

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Social Media and Facebook Advertising

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The Impact of Digital Media on Gender Identity

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Uses of Ethnography for Media Analysis

According to the BMJ, Ethnography is a qualitative study of social interactions, behaviours, and perceptions that occur within groups, teams, organisations, and communities (Christopher Ratcliff , 2018). This type of anthropological study dates back to the turn of the 20th century, and its aim was not just to gather information on how people behave and interact, … Read More»

Do Media Representations of Crime Reflect or Distort Reality?

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The effectiveness of any form and role of military intervention to the threats posed by transnational terrorism is contingent upon the degree of adaptability to the dynamic and interdisciplinary nature of these phenomena. This paper analyzes the role of the military in deterrence doctrines, the struggles in defining terrorism and threats, the options available to … Read More»

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Bullying, humiliation and exclusion are all part of the British culture.  How does this assertion sit with our duty to produce trained soldiers for the front line by running hard, relevant and fair training? First, it is essential to understand that the larger British cultural psychology exerts its oppression through mostly subtle forms of psychological … Read More»

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The functioning of modern organizations is highly dependent on the effectiveness of human resource management, which affects consistently the organizational development. In actuality, human resources comprise important assets of any organization. In such a situation, many organizations are concerned with the improvement of the performance of human resources through motivating employees and developing effective approaches … Read More»

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Have you ever wondered why radios have to bleep everything? Or why some CDs can’t be sold in stores? Or why there’s a little “Parental Advisory” sticker on some albums? If you answered “yes” to any or all of these questions, then stick around, because for the next 5 minutes, I am going to explain … Read More»

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A critical reflection on my learning practice and professional development as a practice educator In this essay I aim to demonstrate and critically reflect on my learning, practice and professional development as a practice educator for a learner completing their initial 70 day placement. My role was to assess and to make a final recommendation … Read More»

Developing Interpersonal Skills for Success

Reflective diary for group presentation Working in a group with people who you have met less then six months ago is a great experience but nevertheless it was challenging. However, it allows us to use Interpersonal skills of which we have learnt within the last 3 months of the course. As a group we all … Read More»

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A competency is any skill, knowledge, behavior or other personal characteristic that helpful to superior performance in a job role. Competencies are what outstanding performers do more often, in more situations, and with better results than typical performers. (HayGroup,2009) We have also identified threshold competencies in a separate section. Threshold competencies are fundamental to all … Read More»

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Personal Development on Beliefs as a Counsellor “All these personal counselling/therapy requirements for counsellors in training encourage selfish introspection.  Counsellors are there to help others and if they need counselling themselves, they should not be in the job.”  Discuss with reference to your own experience and beliefs and to counselling literature. The idea that trainee counsellors should … Read More»

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Business Analyst Skill Requirements       Contents Definition Evolution of BA role Challenges Opportunities for BA Techniques & Skillsets Pressure faced by BA Various stages of a BA role Bibliography Figure 1  Google Image Figure 2 U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics Figure 3 Roles of PM & BA Figure 4 Stages of BA Role Definition   Every business needs to cut … Read More»

Reflection on Management and Leadership Profile

Robert K. Greenleaf said that the specialist in boss is an employee first. It begins with the normal tendency that one needs to serve (1991). These pioneers are the reverse of pioneer first pioneers who are dynamically controlled by power and their own one of a kind increments. In the wake of completing the profile, … Read More»

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Developing Personal and Management Skills

Contents 1. Introduction 2. Task one 2.1 Sub section one 2.2 Sub section Two 3. Task two 3.1 Supportive communication 3.2 Motivation 3.3 Empowerment 3.4 Conflict Management 3.5 Team Effectiveness 4. References 5. Appendices 5.1 SWOT analysis 5.2 Skill audit                       1.        Introduction This assignment has focused on the learning outcomes … Read More»

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What is Nietzschean genealogy? Is it an effective form of critique? Nietzschean genealogy is novel because, unlike methods employed by other moral philosophers, it does not try to present an argument in defence of morality. For instance, John Stuart Mill claims that morality is justified on utilitarian grounds, whilst, for Immanuel Kant, moral values are the … Read More»

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Essay One Phaedrus What is love and desire? These two words, as simple as they may seem are very complicated. They are two ideas or concepts that to each person have a different meaning and effect on people. Although complicated to understand, Socrates gives a very good example of what love and desire is. In … Read More»

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In what ways do postmodernists and poststructuralists complicate our understanding of ‘reality’ and its representation in literature and culture? Although the lexis ‘culture’ retains many definitions, Thomas Stearns Eliot within Notes towards a Definition of Culture (1948) argues that the progression of culture must be natural and cannot be consciously influenced. He says ‘[f]or if any definite … Read More»

Kant’s Unconditioned Antinomies

Kant’s Unconditioned Antinomies Many decisions we come to are because of our sense of morality. Within our reasons, there is our conscience guiding us to make the most morally correct decision. Kant focuses on the limits of reason. To prove his arguments, Kant provides antinomies describing the thesis of the situation, and then the antithesis … Read More»

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Plato Republic: Socrates on Justice in the Soul In the book Plato’s Republic, Socrates, who is the narrator of the book, argues and comes to a conclusion (in Book Four) that being a just person is desirable in itself and profitable for the individual. However, before Socrates can come to this conclusion of being a just … Read More»

Arguments For and Against Animalism

What is animalism? State and expound (what you take to be) the strongest argument in its favor. Under the metaphysical sphere of personal identity, which concerns questions such as “what are we,” animalism is a dominant position in the anti-Lockean tradition, holding that the persistence conditions of persons are biological rather than psychological. By ‘psychological’ … Read More»

Theories on the Existence of Personal Identity

Through the years, philosophers have contemplated human existence and debated on controversial issues. An example of this is ideas that deal with the mind and body. Some believe the two are separate entities entirely while others believe they are the same. Based off of these thoughts, an idea of one’s self is generated. However, before … Read More»

Can an Object Persist and Change Through Time?

Is there a Contradiction in supposing that Ordinary Objects both Persist through Time and Change over Time? Consider a wooden chair, in a sitting room. It is birch, with curved panelling and spindled legs. But say you leave the room for ten minutes and the chair cracks; is the chair the same when I return, or is it a … Read More»

Scientific Realism as an Intepretation of Science

Introduction in philosophy the debate on science is to what extent we need to discover the truths. This debate on the extent of the truth that is required to be discovered is more important when it comes to theoretical scientific theories especially theoretical physics. this part of physics which is defined recently couldn’t be seen … Read More»

Descarte’s Theories on True Beliefs

For Descartes, the Meditations sought to establish a foundation upon which one can deduce as to whether beliefs they hold are actually true or not, as opposed to a delusion of the senses or a dream, through the refinement process on the discourse of his method of scepticism. Perhaps best analysed through his analogy of … Read More»

Is the Concept of Human Rights Philosophically Defensible?

On your view is the concept of human rights philosophically defensible, or is it for example a purely political notion? Explain. According to Biron, human rights are the distinctive basic entitlement possessed by every individual against the state or other public authority by virtue of being a member of the human family irrespective of every other … Read More»

What Is the Significance of the Synthetic a Priori Judgement?

What is the significance of the synthetic a priori judgement? That the question of the synthetic a priori judgement is an important one is made clear in the B Introduction to the Critique, where Kant wrote: ‘The real problem of pure reason is now contained in the question: How are synthetic judgements a priori possible? That metaphysics has until now … Read More»

Analysis of Inductivism and Verificationism

Sir Francis Bacon is generally credited with the formulation of inductivism. What is inductivism? What existed before inductivism? Why is inductivism better? What is the problem of induction? How did Hume think that we should deal with the problem of induction? Francis Bacon endeavored to comprehend the world via precisely recording occurrences, drawing cautiously reached … Read More»

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Critically assess Honneth’s Account of Social Freedom. ‘Of all the ethical values prevailing and competing for dominance in modern society, only one has been capable of leaving a truly lasting impression on our institutional order: freedom, i.e. the autonomy of the individual.’ (Honneth, 2014, p. 15) There may be many different theoretical principles at work … Read More»

The iPhone and my identity as an Apple Consumer

The iPhone and my identity as an Apple Consumer “First was the mouse. The second was the click wheel. And now, we’re going to bring multi-touch to the market. And each of these revolutionary interfaces has made possible a revolutionary product – the Mac, the iPod and now the iPhone.” These words are said by … Read More»

Is the Production of Knowledge and Team or Individual Based Task?

“The production of knowledge is always a collaborative task and never solely a product of the individual.” Discuss this statement with reference to two areas of knowledge. Throughout history, the credit for crucial discoveries has typically been given to single individuals; Alexander Fleming, Marie Curie and Stephen Hawking are heralded as scientific geniuses for their … Read More»

Descartes’ Theories on Substance Dualism

To what extent, if any, is Descartes successful is showing that there is a real distinction between mind and body? In this essay, I will argue and conclude that Descartes is not successful in showing that there is a real distinction between the mind and body. Substance Dualism is the position that the mind is a separate … Read More»

Value of Philosophy

Value of Philosophy Philosophy is the study of questions and reasoning which leads to the betterment of the individual who studies it. Philosophy differs from other sciences as it does not lead to practical knowledge, but that isn’t the point. Philosophy, when studied for the sole purpose of increasing knowledge, leads to an enlightened mind … Read More»

Are We Living in a Computer Simulation?

Are we living in a computer simulation?   Introduction To start off we should imagine that either distant future humans or an advanced race of aliens could manufacture, code and start a supercomputer that could simulate a whole separate universe. If this is so who is saying that our descendants would not try to do … Read More»

Robust Realism as a Religion

Robust Realism as a Religion Summary The selected article shares some instances in which an abnormality caused new beliefs or mortality based off the persons encounter. The author analyzes Robust Moral Realism as a newer refined emerging religion (Killoren, 2016). Moral realism is similar to the Christian and Catholic religions to make it easier to … Read More»

Is Utilitarianism Too Morally Demanding?

To first attempt to find an answer as to whether ‘utilitarianism’, we must first understand what the concept of the term means. Firstly, the term is based largely upon the concept of ethics, not only that but it also focuses upon the actions that an individual may take in any given situation, however these actions … Read More»

Is Rawls’s Theory of Civil Disobedience Too Restrictive?

Is Rawls’s Theory of Civil Disobedience Too Restrictive?   Civil disobedience is a term first coined by American philosopher Henry David Thoreau in the mid 19th century to describe the act of breaking a law as an act of protest against unjust or immoral actions, in his case the refusal to pay taxes in protest of … Read More»

Natural Justice by Ken Binmore | Analysis

Natural Justice Ken Binmore New York: Oxford University Press, 2005 Ken Binmore makes it clear from the very beginning of his book, Natural Justice, that one of the central themes of his work would be evolutionary theory. From the first page of the book, Binmore points out the need to treat morality as a science and … Read More»

David Hershenov’s Model of Resurrection

In this paper, I will begin by explaining what the doctrine of resurrection is and what dilemma it entails. From this, I will present David Hershenov’s model of resurrection. This, he believes solves the dilemma of resurrection. He argues that we can tolerate gaps in our existence. I will exhibit his thought experiments to illustrate … Read More»

Thought Experiments as a Tool in Philosophy

Critically assess the claim that thought experiments are a useful philosophical tool. Danish physicist and philosopher Hans Christian Ørsted coined the term “thought experiment” first in 1811. (Stöltzner[*] M, Pg. 1 2018) The term thought experiments are defined as “devices of the imagination used to investigate the nature of things.” (Brown, J, R Fehige, Y 2017.) … Read More»

Comparison of Photography Perspectives

Contents page Assignment: Learning from the Past Page 1: Information and contact info Page 2: Contents page Page 3: Figure Contents page Page 4: Perspectives & photographic beginnings Page 5: Photographic beginnings Page 6: Photographic beginnings Page 7: Photographic beginnings & Photography as Art Page 8: Photography as Art Page 9: Photography as Art Page … Read More»

New Technology in Photography

Contextual review   Digital photography in the digital era   “ Design creates culture. Culture creates values. Values determine the future. “ – Robert L. Peters. Imagine a world without design. Grey, boring, seamless… indistinguishable. Focus on these three words – culture, values, future. Every nation, community and society has culture which establishes its values which therefore … Read More»

Photographer Comparison Essay: Cindy Sherman and Omar Diop

Introduction The following study will analyse and compare the contemporary photographers- widely known for their conceptual portraits- American Cindy Sherman (b. 1954) and Senegalese Omar Victor Diop (b. 1980). The works selected are Albert Badin by Diop and Untitled (Self-Portrait with Sundress), both of which feature a persona explored through self-portraiture and conceptual portraiture. Thus, the works go in hand with my … Read More»

Impact of Photography and Film on Art

Photography and film have changed our notion of art. Discuss. To explore how photography and film have changed our notion of art, we must elude to Walter Benjamin’s essay, The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction[1]. Here, Walter Benjamin, discusses how art changed in the face of technology, and how state economies, … Read More»

Critical Appraisal of Ansel Adams

There is an open question that defines photography theory as much as it plagues it: does a photographer take or make a photograph? Ansel Adams’s 1935 book, Making a photograph: an introduction to photography could well be considered the definitive response. A photograph remains an abstraction, even in its most primitive state as a sort … Read More»

The Role of Standards in Photography

 Tian Xing (Bill) He Steve McCurry is a world-famous photographer who rose to prominence after his “Afghan Girl” photograph appeared on the cover of National Geographic back in 1985. The photo has been called “one of the iconic images of the 20th century” (Cole, 971) and “arguably the most famous ever taken by a news photographer” … Read More»

Development of the Digital Camera

Introduction. Throughout the ages humanity has always been fascinated by the possibility of “capturing moments” or in other words perpetuating moments of high significance and outstanding beauty. This provided the opportunity to share something that nobody else has seen or perceived. This idea has made a long way from canvas-paintings to using cameras. Cameras, in … Read More»

Canon Company Introduction – History and Culture

Index History of the company History of Logo Company Officers Corporate Organization Chart Company Business personal Business Office Professional Industry Achievements Why Canon is a Groundbreaking brand? Picture Gallery References History of Company. The company was started in 1930’s. Now this company is one of the global leaders and the best market leaders in cameras, … Read More»

Photography Representation of Reality

Introduction:- When we look into a photograph; we often tend to forget that this is not an image taken by a camera rather it’s a moment of a living being captured rather trapped forever. In china it’s a belief that photographs trap soul of a person; maybe it’s a myth or maybe it’s true also. … Read More»

Cindy Sherman Artist Biography

No other artist has ever made as extended or complex career of presenting herself to the camera as has Cindy Sherman. Yet, while all of her photographs are taken of Cindy Sherman, it is impossible to class call her works self-portraits. She has transformed and staged herself into as unnamed actresses in undefined B movies, … Read More»

DSLR or a Digital Camera?

The first mass use camera became available at the turn of the 20th century and can be traced back to the year 1900 and during the 20th century the pace of technology development in cameras and photography continued at an accelerated pace much like many other key technology developments, just like how a digital camera … Read More»

Photography: Then And Now

Why is the photographic image so powerful & iconic, how do they produce connections of timelessness, and emotional context + what are the perspectives around image making in addition what is its relationship to painting? In its first decades of its existence photography was labeled as “sun painting” a term coined to be contemptuous, and … Read More»

Access and consent in public photography

Difficulties in obtaining literature I thought it would be appropriate to start this chapter with a foreword, explaining the difficulties I had in obtaining relevant literature for this review. Whilst conducting an initial search for literature, it became quickly apparent that very little other primary research had been conducted on this subject. To confound matters, … Read More»

Publishing Controversial Photographs

Ephron argued that since death is part of life, readers should not be sheltered from it. She asked why photos from fatal car accidents show the wrecked vehicles and not the victims. Mangled steel is worthless; a human life is priceless. Why not capture on film the loss of that which is truly precious? (Ephron, … Read More»

Photography boundaries and uses

Photography from its very beginning served in a beneficial manner to democratize portraiture, expanding its boundaries and traditional uses. It no longer remained as an exclusive privilege of the aristocracy, the only class to afford it. By expanding its periphery, photographic portraiture not only complicated its function, but raised several intriguing issues in the new … Read More»

Postmodernism in the media

Introduction to postmodernism, the media and the ‘real’ The increasingly mediatised culture we live in today has lead us to be dominated by and dependent upon the production and consumption of images. Notions of objectivity and empiricism in the photographic have long since disappeared, but can we still locate our sense of ‘the real’ in … Read More»

Fine Art, Photography And Influence In Dadaism

‘Photography has played a controversial but an important role in the arts for the last 150 years’. The question is still debated whether photography is an art or a form of documentation seen by the eye instead of the mind. Since its beginnings, photography, as an art form has been questioned the view is that … Read More»

Nan Goldin’s Representation Of Gender And Sexuality

In this essay I will be looking at how Nan Goldin photographs people and represents their sexuality and gender through her work as it has always been a heavy factor in her work. What does it say about the subject matter she is trying to represent? I will look at other photographers that represent sexuality … Read More»

Rankin And Richard Avedon Comparison

Richard Avedon and John Rankin Waddell (more commonly known as Rankin) have many similarities in their work and have also done many of the same things during their careers; this is not to say that there are no differences though. During this essay I am going to try to compare and contrast both the photographic … Read More»

Evolution Of Photography Over The Centuries

Presentation: To my view photography it s a way to describe things, a way to express yourself and to show to the people how you feel and also to show things that you can see with your eyes at a certain moment. It s so interesting to grasp an idea in an image. This work … Read More»

Photography is an art

Photography is an art that took many years and efforts of many individuals to perfect. Many different people in many different fields contributed to this light writing. Chemists, artists, inventors, and engineers all lending a crafting hand to the art. Photography can be defined as the art of producing images of objects on photosensitive surfaces. … Read More»