annotated bibliography revision

Dyson, M. E. (2004). The culture of hip-hop. That's the joint, 61-68. Dyson is explaining in his book about hip-hop and rap music, to show how it was valued among the black, Latinos, and white person in America. He says it was associated with the poor black youths and the Latinos in the poor urban districts like those in New York and Chicago. The culture of hip-hop and rap was related to drug abuse, violence and other forms of crime. With such bad attributes, hi-hop was not so appreciated especially by the whites. With time, it started to become popular and loved by all races since efforts to erode it were frustrated by increasing number of hip-hop artist from all races. The book is analyzing...

GPS in cars

Student’s name: Instructor’s name: Class name and code: University: GPS in Cars Introduction Due to the developments achieved in the field of IT, some complex as well as cognitively demanding technologies has emerged in modern transportation. One of these systems is the use of global positioning system (GPS) technology. This is a navigation system that is used for continually broadcasting the position, time, and date. GPS receivers are attached to cell phones, vehicles, and other equipment on the ground and utilize information from satellite signals in calculating their locations. Currently, cell phones are equipped with GPS. This technology is currently use for tracking and cataloging...

it301 unit10 discussion

Name Institution Professor Date Post-Implementation Audit is Very Crucial A post-implementation review (PIR) is usually conducted after a project has gone through the complete cycle. Some people may overlook post-implementation review because it comes during the last phase and after project implementation. Much as it may be a nuisance to some people, PIR is an important component of any projects because it helps in the evaluation of the project processes and success. Conducting a post-implementation review, therefore, is essential because it reveals several observations from the completed project as discussed in this paper. The PIR is a review of the lessons learnt from the closed...

computer network security

Computer Network Security Name: Institution: Computer Network Security Almost every business, whether large or small, today depends on a computer network with internet connection (Kizza, 2009). The computer network technology has helped to improve the productivity of employees significantly in various sectors of the American economy (Kizza, 2009). Apart from improving the employee productivity, the network has also helped, in a great way, to cut costs of production in firms (Kizza, 2009). Unfortunately, as the technology expands and makes lives easier for many employees, it also makes life tough for Information Technology (IT) experts (Kizza, 2009). To safeguard themselves against the security...

Ethical influence on solicitation

Name: Tutor: Course: Date: Topic 1: A Procurement Manager’s post comes with its pros and cons. On one hand is the extreme influence on core departments that enable a company to flourish with good management. With such power comes a risk as individuals interested in doing business with the company. These are namely suppliers, vendors or contract bidders. Among the duties of a Procurement Manager is to choose the best-qualified suppliers and contract bidders. Most of these vendors are heavily competed, and the contenders try to course Procurement Officers by all means possible. In exchange for preferential treatment, suppliers offer tokens like gifts, all expense trips among other lucrative...

Calling Blue

Calling Blue Student’s Name Institutional Affiliation Calling Blue Virginia Heffernan’s article in The New York Times, Calling Blue: And on That Farm He Had a Cellphone, dated 26th January 2007, talks about a television series show for children that tries to teach children about farm life (Heffernan, 2007). . The article talks about many issues that are both contemporary and traditional. Through the article, many issues have been raised by the author. For instance, the article has revealed the changes that have been brought up by cell phones. Ever since their invention, cell phones have played an integral role in shaping how humans communicate with one another. Through cell phones,...

it301 project management unit 7 assignment

Communications Plan Name Institution Communications Plan Introduction Communication ensures successful project completion by addressing the information needs among the project teams. A communication plan allows critical links among people, ideas and information that are necessary for project completion and success. Stakeholder Identification and Analysis The project involves globally interconnected stakeholders. Stakeholders in San Jose will build the individual machines. Secondly, the project will be installed in Rhos-on-Sea and Ljubljana. The project also requires system engineers located in Colorado Springs as well as system testers in St. Louis. Network equipment will be...

it301 unit9 assignment

Professional Responsibility Student’s name Institution name Definitions of ethics Ethics is the moral values, beliefs, and rules upheld by people in their jobs and help then differentiate and choose the right from the wrong (Sanderson et al., 2015). Ethics also refers to the principles and standards that are acceptable in a particular society that helps people in attaining good behavior. Importance of adherence to the code of conduct Adhering to the code of conduct ensures accountability and self-evaluation comparing to the set standards. Setting minimum expected standards help managers to perform explicitly higher in running projects effectively. They also set a good, honorable example...

sources and usages of data 234 unit 6

Data sources and usages in different organizations Name of Student Institutional Affiliation Data sources and usages in different organizations In all organizations data is needed to help them grow economically and socially. There are different sources and types of data depending on the organization or the uses the data. Data sources depend on the type of organization. There are different types of data primary data and secondary data. Primary data is data observed then recorded directly first-hand whereas secondary data is primary data when published. In work institutions and health organizations, researches conduct many...

Assignment 10

Name: Instructor’s name: Course: 12 December 2015 Assignment 10 The reason Shortest-Seek-Time-First (SSTF) programing tends does favor the cylinders in the middle over the outermost and innermost cylinders are first to take the most of the throughput; that is to have as numerous requests as possible serviced for each unit time. Apart from that, the favoritism also helps in minimizing the average time for responses. This statement means that it provides a certain level of predictability. The central disk section has the smallest mean distance to every other track. Therefore, after having the first request serviced, the algorithm is most likely going to be closer to the center track than to...