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2.4 Comparing early sources of news

Radio and newsreels

Taylor compares the merits of radio and newsreels, as sources of news, with those of newspapers.


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4.3.2 Plagiarism

Attempting to pass off someone else's work as your own is plagiarism.

You may be encouraged to use the Web as a resource for writing assignments. This does not mean you should copy chunks of text from other websites however. You can quote from other sites, but such quotes should always be acknowledged. You should write material in your own words, to demonstrate that you have understood it, rather than simply copying it. Using search engines it is relatively easy for markers to
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1.6 Alternative ways to take notes

Some people prefer to take notes in a non-linear way and to be able to visualise the connections between different ideas. Spray diagrams, mind maps, spider diagrams and concept maps are all ways in which to present ideas or information in a diagram rather than as text. They are essentially the same in terms of the structure, but are used for different functions. Mind maps and concept maps are used when developing your own ideas on a subject, for example when planning a report or
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2.1 Networked devices you use every day

The next activity aims to get you thinking a bit more about how ICT systems form part of your own life and to make you more aware of how you are living in a networked world. ICT systems are embedded in many everyday experiences and we have become so used to this that we hardly notice that we are using them.

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1. Introducing the terminology

Constructing enterprise systems is a complex engineering endeavour. As with other types of engineering, e.g. the construction of aircraft or suspension bridges, a lot of effort has to be put into planning and modelling, so that the final product is what is required and is achieved on time and within budget.

Ben Kovitz (1999) makes a distinction between orderly and exploratory. Orderly engineering is characterised primarily by the application and slight variation of time-tested te
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4.3 A commercial implementation

In order to conclude this section I shall describe a commercial implementation of an object bus. It has been developed by a company known as SoftWired Ltd and is known as iBus. It is based on TCP/IP rather than UDP. The facilities offered by the iBus API provide developers with the facilities to construct objects which can subscribe to channels and to transmit any Java object to a channel. The code for a transmitter is shown below; the import statements are not shown. In
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Top 25 Japanese Questions You Need to Know #24 - Have you been to Tokyo? in Japanese
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! Another day, another train delay in Japan. As you wait on the platform, you strike up a Japanese conversation with a fellow passenger. He has a lot of interesting travel stories—this day suddenly got much better! In this lesson, you will learn the question Have you been to Tokyo? in Japanese and [...]
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Snow White, Part 2 of 3
Second part of the Disney-like animated cartoon fairy tale, Snow White and the Seven Dwarves,  from Grimm Brothers' collection.  The Dwarves find her in their home and she tells them why she is there; her stepmother tried to have her killed.  The good news is, a prince is looking for her!  She takes a bite from the poisoned apple.  Good quality picture with voices, music, sound effects can be enjoyed by all ages.   (10:00)

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