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12 May 2024

The Quiet Crisis, Conservation and the future - Stewart L. Udall (1963) - Is science the key to a kingdom of conservation? Introduction and detailed plan

Text commentary - 3 pages - Modern history

'The country needs and, unless I mistake its temper, the country demands bold, persistent experimentation. It is common sense to take a method and try it: If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something' (Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1932). This quotation highlights...

22 Nov 2023

Entrance exam to Science Po in Strasbourg and ITIRI (Institute of Translator-Interpreter) in the 4th year

Presentation - 2 pages - Educational studies

This is an example of an oral presentation as part of an entrance exam for the 4th year of "Sciences Po Strasbourg" (Master's degree in Global International Relations and Master's degree in European Studies) and ITIRI Strasbourg (Institute of Translator-Interpreter).

17 Oct 2023

Finance: Science, Securities Intermediation, and Secured Lending Efficiency

Essay - 3 pages - Finance

This document encompasses three essays delving into the finance sphere, the efficacy of secured lending, and the practice of securities intermediation.

04 Jun 2023

Introduction to Computer Systems Science

Course material - 23 pages - Computer science

The course aims to provide students with a thorough understanding of the fundamentals of computer science, as well as the skills necessary to solve practical programming problems. Students learn the key concepts of computer programming, including data structures, algorithms, modularity,...

03 Apr 2023

Can Marketing Be a Science? - Robert Bartels (1951) ; From Marketing Mix to Relationship Marketing - Christian Grönroos (1997) ; The Marketing Revolution - Robert J. Keith (1960) - Marketing in Retrospective

Text commentary - 2 pages - Marketing theories

The formalization of the concept of marketing takes place after the Second World War with, in particular, the appearance models such as the marketing mix, the 4Ps... From the 1970s, "consumer behavior" strives to appear as a specific field of research. From 1970 to 1980, marketing is accused of...

23 Aug 2022

Physical sciences experiments on esters

Tutorials/exercises - 3 pages - Physics

The aim is to produce 6 different esters using ethanoic acid salicylic acid to compare the odors that are produced to their expected odors. An ester formation is a chemical reaction that takes place between carboxylic acid (ethanoic acid and salicylic acid) and alcohols when they are heated over...

23 Jun 2022

Blog Posts About Social Media and Women in Science

Creative writing - 2 pages - Everyday's life

This document contains two blog posts: one about social media and the other about women in Science. Excerpt: “Hello everyone! I am writing this post to tell you I have made the decision to quit all social media as of today and for at least a month; for a start. To be honest, I don't...

04 Mar 2021
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What are the impacts of computer sciences on international exchanges?

Essay - 1 pages - International relations

I'm going to deal with the notion of Spaces and Exchanges. To start with, I'd like to define the notion. An exchange is a movement or circulation, which can take several forms: information sharing, cultural, and movements of people. I've chosen to focus particularly on computer...

18 Nov 2020
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Idea of progress - What is the purpose of science? Is scientific progress always something positive for humanity?

Essay - 1 pages - Sociology & social sciences

I will talk about the notion of IDEAS OF PROGRESS. Progress can be defined as an improvement, a development or a change; it can be a technological, scientific or social advance in order to make the world a better place. It is characterised by a positive and wilful behaviour with a view to...

17 Apr 2015
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Technology As A Function Of Religion And Science

Essay - 2 pages - Educational studies

The rising usage of technology in the society has raised questions about the relevance of religion. Advancement in science has enabled man to play roles akin to those described as being in the exclusive domain of God. For example, cloning and inter-genetic crossbreeding in contemporary...

01 Feb 2015
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Ethics and science: debate of urgency

Case study - 2 pages - Educational studies

Ethics is a characteristic to every human action, aiming to facilitate the fulfillment of people. The science involves research and search for truth. In science we have an ethical as support for no mistakes, because the responsibility is part of ethics and is essential in the...

01 Feb 2015
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Bertolt Brecht: Art, science, politics, purpose

Case study - 8 pages - Educational studies

The first feature validates to watch for Brecht and politics, and also it is the fact that our author does not come from a proletarian environment. Brecht's father worked in the purchasing sector and sale of a paper mill and arrived at some point, to be director of the company; was therefore...

23 Jan 2015
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The thought of Claude Levi-Strauss: The Social Science structuralism

Case study - 5 pages - Educational studies

Structuralism is a linguistic method applied to the humanities generally allowed to make huge advances. The very term originates from the structuralism "Course in General Linguistics". In this lecture, Saussure proposed a revolutionary approach to being concerned over not its genesis, as these...

16 Jan 2015
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The Solar system discovery - A Scientific historical advancement and implications in science

Case study - 5 pages - Computer science

Art and science are related fields but have a different view on several phenomena. Scientific arguments are considered to involve more thinking and even research work. Art is considered as not involving much investigation. The science and art are interrelated; hence they are...

19 Nov 2014
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Statistical Product and Service Solutions (SPSS) Software Package and it's Impact on Social Sciences

Case study - 8 pages - Educational studies

This paper discusses the impacts of Statistical Product and Service Solutions (SPSS) on social sciences. Social life is full of analytical demands from day to day activities that many of the programs that were initially developed have not been able to meet. The world is in the cusp of...

19 Mar 2014
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In what ways can disagreements aid the pursuit of knowledge in the natural and human sciences?

Case study - 3 pages - Educational studies

The natural sciences seek to develop our understanding of the universe, and the human sciences to understand ourselves. Our pursuit of these Areas of Knowledge has been aided and hindered in a multitude of ways. Amongst these, the role of disagreements, in its various forms, in...

05 Jul 2013
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Behavioral science concepts by two competing brands

Case study - 8 pages - Business strategy

There are multiple factors included in marketing products to consumers. Companies must evaluate several factors including the market size, description of the product, consumer behavior, pricing, distribution, and promotion. This evaluation varies within each company. Companies within the...

16 Dec 2013
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Crop science project report: Seed Germination

Case study - 7 pages - Biology

Cultivation of many crops required for food production, depends on the germination of seeds, although there are exceptions where vegetative propagation is carried out. The seeds of legumes and cereals are themselves some of our most important food sources, but their importance lies within the...

10 Jul 2013
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How developments in material science have jump started the computer revolution

Case study - 2 pages - Computer science

Material science has made a huge impact on the world we know today. Without such a study we would not have modern day technologies such as smartphones, iPods and computers. However, there are critical components of each material, which without we would never have made such enormous strides...

23 Apr 2013
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Galileo and his contribution to science

Case study - 2 pages - Educational studies

Galileo was born in Pisa, Italy on February 15, 1564. When he turned eleven he was sent to monastery and when he told his father that he was interested to become a monk he was immediately withdrawn and sent to study medicine in the University of Pisa. When he turned twenty he discovered something...

29 Nov 2010
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Fixation of Prices: Is it an art or a science?

Thesis - 8 pages - Business strategy

In a market, each company must adopt a pricing strategy which will enable the company to thrive. For that, it is necessary to determine certain parameters before entering into the pricing strategy technique. These parameters are concerned with determining production costs, evaluation of...

24 Feb 2010
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Academic knowledge and power and the social sciences

Essay - 4 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Social science knowledge informs the way in which people interpret their experiences, and can be empowering, as in the case of political and feminist discourses. However, knowledge, employed as discourse, can also be employed in ways that disempower, and this is the focus of much of...

24 Jun 2010
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Philological sciences

Tutorials/exercises - 40 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Philological sciences are amongst the oldest academic disciplines. Teaching philological sciences to students aged between 15 and 17 is a real challenge. It's hard for the teacher to motivate children during their middle adolescency. The difficulties come from the fact that the...

29 Nov 2010
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Intel corporation in China and contribution of social sciences in the adaptation of the sale of Intel products abroad

Case study - 3 pages - Business strategy

Intel Corporation is a US research center and an industrial manufacturer of integrated circuits. The group was founded in 1968 by Gordon Moore, Robert Noyce, and Andrew Grove, three PhDs in physics and chemistry, and specialists in digital electronics. Intel is short for Integrated Electronics....

28 Jul 2009
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Science and religion in The Prestige

Thesis - 3 pages - Film studies

Christopher Nolan's The Prestige is a complex film dealing with issues other than magic. The movie touches on life themes such as family, love, and relationships, but it also talks about religious themes such as truth and sacrifice. The movie starts off with the narrator, Cutter, giving an...

11 Jun 2009
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Growth of distributed systems using grid computing and softer aspects of E science

Thesis - 7 pages - Computer science

Grid computing and eScience are two major areas of growth of distributed systems. The grid concept refers to the virtualization of computing resources in the sense that end-users should have the illusion of using a single source of computing power without knowing the locality of the computation....

21 Mar 2009
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Social science methodology and ethnicity without the group

Essay - 4 pages - Social, moral & civic education

In the realm of social science methodology and race studies, there is a short list of concepts that would appear to be as simple, and even as necessary as the idea of a group. The concept of the group is one that has relevance in a multi-disciplinary framework as it is a core concept for...

16 Apr 2009
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Science in action: Review

Book review - 5 pages - Literature

Latour suggests that the construction of facts and machines is a collective process. He argues that there is nothing inherent in a statement that makes it a fact; rather it is the future processes of others who accept it, support it, ignore it, challenge it, etc wherein the destiny of a statement...

14 Jul 2009
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Under determination in science articles

Thesis - 4 pages - Journalism

Within the field of science and technology, there is a realm of discussion that highlights the debate over under determination, and how it is used by scientists when they seek to present data in scientific reporting (by scientists, for scientists). Under determination is a concept that...

15 Jul 2009
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The yellow emperor's moral canon of politicized medical ideology the science behind politically correct medicine

Thesis - 5 pages - Medical studies

The Yellow Emperor's Canon of Internal Medicine makes many attempts to disguise itself as a scientific medical text that contains the secrets of well being and longevity. Though surrounded by this framework, the text itself contains very little in regards to medicinal remedies and ventures most...