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  • Essay On Big Data

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    In the infancy of computing data storage was, maybe the primary issue plaguing computer scientists’ due to the fact that there was no reliable and affordable means of storing data Through many years of steady scientific and engineering progress finally a reliable source for data storage was created in the form of a hard disk Then the matter of contention shifted to the absorbent price of this new solution to an age-old problem, but when manufactures began to mass produce hard drive disks and the

  • The History of Gnu/Linux Essay

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    team by hiring away the entire team except the exceptional Stallman and Greenblat. ("GNU") Although the hackers which previously made up a tightly knit code-sharing community were able to keep in touch, the proprietary nature of their software prevented them from sharing their source code outside of those select companies who were licensed to possess copies of the

  • Ethics And Technology : Controversies, Questions, And Strategies For Ethical Computing

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    Chapter eight of Ethics and Technology: Controversies, Questions, and Strategies for Ethical Computing by Herman T. Tavani is about intellectual property disputes. Tavani defines intellectual property as an intangible form of property that is protected by a system of laws through which authors and inventors are given ownership rights over their creative works and inventions. There are four legal frameworks for protecting intellectual property. The first of these is copyright laws. Copyright laws

  • Int Oddbits ( Void )

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    int oddBits(void) { int one = 0x49; int two = one | one<<< 17; return three; } int sign(int x) { /*negative and all the way right*/ return ((!x^1)|(x >> 31)); } int byteSwap(int x, int n, int m) { /*shifts by bytes*/ int n1 = n<<<< n1) & x; int mB = (0xFF << m1) & x; int both = (0xFF << n) | 0xFF << m; /*bytes back*/ int nBB = (nB>>n) & 0xFF; int mBB = (mB >> m) & 0xFF; /*new position*/ int nBBB = nBB<<<<<<>8&0xFF; int three = x>>16&0xFF; //int four = x>>24&0xFF;//

  • Antitrust Law - Essay

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    Software has become an integral part of our society. The economic success of our country depends on the success of the software industry. ``Open source ' ' software, software which users are allowed to modify and redistribute, is a very important part of the software industry Copyright and patent laws are inappropriate for computer software, their imposition slows down software development and reduces competition. Computer software has become more and more important. Software has played an important

  • Sobell Fedora and Red Hat Linux Chapter 1 Answers Essay

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    Linux Networking NT1430 Unit Exercises Chapter 1. 1. Free software is free, users can change code, and source code is available to anyone. 2. GNU/Linux is portable, is based on standards, is written in C, has a kernel programming interface, can support many users, and can run multiple tasks. For more information, refer to “What Is So Good about GNU/Linux?” The source code for the operating system is readily available so that students can understand more easily how GNU/Linux

  • Youtube Persuasive Speech

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    Have you ever wanted to reveal yourself to the world ? Have you ever wanted the rest of the world to see what you look like? How do you speak? How do you think? Maybe you would like people out there to know what your opinion is, regarding a certain topic. Or perhaps you wish to inform people about something. But you would like to do all of this as if you're directly speaking to someone. Some of you may want even more. You may want to feel like a movie or Tv star, or just to feel famous! Well, believe

  • The Pros and Cons of Open Source Essay

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    of open source software as part of a larger project. Example uses of this include incorporating existing publicly available source code within another piece of software. Because the term open source has such broad implications, I will attempt to explain it within the context of this paper. Open source code comes with many different licenses such as GPL, BSD, and MIT. I will describe the most popular licensing options and how they differ. Many companies believe open source software projects have an

  • Is Open Source Software?

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    In fact, all the mottoes of free software development have their counterparts in the theory of democracy and open society; “with enough eyeballs, all bugs are shallow” is merely the most obvious example. Karl Popper would have cheered.57 The importance of open-source software is not that it introduces us to a wholly new idea; it is that it makes us see clearly a very old idea. With open source the technology was novel, the production process was transparent, and the result of that process was a “product”

  • What Is The Visual Sample Plan ( VP 7 ) 7. 0 Review?

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    research has led statisticians and software developers to create software that can ease this process for many researchers in various fields of study. An example of such a sampling software is the Visual Sample Plan version 7.0 (VSP 7.0). Definition and Characteristics VSP 7.0 is a research sampling tool created to help researchers identify the number of items they need from a population to form a sample and the locations of these sample