One great example of how technology is involved with modern day sports is through tennis. For instance, originally the tennis ball consisted of rough cloth strips tightly bound together (kind of like a cloth-knot). Eventually the cloth strips turned into the core of the ball, it was wrapped in twine and then covered in an even finer cloth material such as felt (which was hand stitched around it). Around, seven-hundred-ninety-six years later, 1972 the tennis ball started being manufactured with the vibrant yellow felt we see present day. Today, eight-hundred-and-fourteen years later, tennis ball are being made in mass productions which result on high performance at minimal manufacturing time. Another way the sport of tennis has been affected by technology is by the materials that are used to make the rackets. Back in the 12th century in Northern France, every racket was made of wood. Wood isn’t half as effective as today’s rackets which are made of a combination of high modulus graphite and carbon fibre. These allow it to keep the frame light-weight and tense for incrementing racket’s head stability and performance. Lastly technology impacted tennis in the material the strings are made up of. In the early years of this sport the strings consisted from cow intestine or as it was called “natural gut” which surprisingly was a reliable string and very expensive. With time technology rode along and manufacturers have been attempting to duplicate the “natural gut” with an ersatz version of the material. Throughout the years the materials used in the creation of tennis and baseball have changed just like with every other sport or activity; they have evolved to our benefit from technology.
and shave close, to drive life into a corner, and reduce it to its lowest terms, and, if it proved to be mean, why then to get the whole and genuine meanness of it, and publish its meanness to the world; or if it were sublime, to know it by experience, and be able to give a true account of it in my next excursion.
Henry David Thoreau, from Walden.
The biography Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer, is the story of Chris McCandless’s journey into the wild where he looks for true happiness. Chris’s…
Transcript of English - Horses of the night
Horses of the night Helpful information - PART 1: Margaret Laurence was very clear in her purpose with her short story "Horses of the Night". The main character Chris was clearly suffering from depression and lived in a world completely made up of delusions. This story really puts the emphasis on the difficulties of someone going through depression and proving that it is something that is easily covered up. Her main purpose was to emphasize her theme and…
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Mark Cavendish believes cycling owes its unprecedented success and popularity in Britain to six-time Olympic gold medallist Sir Chris Hoy.
Hoy, 37, brought an end to his record-breaking career when he announced his retirement on Thursday.
"Cycling's grown and there's one face that's been at the front of that - Chris Hoy," Cavendish told BBC Sport.
Cavendish, 27, has won 23 Tour de France individual stages and became world road race champion in 2011.
Hoy became the most…
From here, it shows that Chris are not totally isolated himself from the society but rather just trying to escape from his constant family issues which created huge impact and disappointment on him. Then Sean Penn wisely using the dramatic devices such as increasing tempo, volume and excitement on facial expression to bring the interaction scene of both characters to climax, for example the scene when Chris teased Ron for being stubborn and having a lonely routine…
firms come from the same industry that they know which facilitates the integrations and safe times in the short term. Furthermore, Google are able to use the technology from Motorola to become more competitive and produce new products in the market, which is product development according to the Boston Matrix. This should make the company growth externally and therefore produce, in the long-term revenue synergies. This point is amplified by the Microsoft’s partnership…
also one of my favorite movies. Most people like one or the other, but I think the two complement each other because of the varied stances taken on the main character himself. In case you’re not familiar, Into the Wild is based on the true story of Chris McCandless who, after graduating with honors from Emory University in 1990, gave his entire savings of twenty-four thousand dollars to charity and set off following his dream of living off the land in the Alaskan wilderness. McCandless made it to Alaska…
as insignificant as a first kiss but with everlasting effects on our perspective on life. Stand By Me is a movie that was first released in 1986 from the studios of Director Robert Reiner. It details the story of four pre-adolescent teens, Gordie, Chris, Teddy and Vern who embark upon a quest to find the dead body of Ray Brower, a kid also around their age that had been missing from the town for weeks. These friends trek many miles with less than adequate food and nothing but their friendships holding…
In our interview with Chris Spinelli the co-owner of Roc Brewing; we sat down and discussed how exactly this business idea came about as well as what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur. Chris started his career by choosing to go to college at RIT to pursue his degree. He was able to take advantage of getting his degree at RIT because his mother had worked there allowing him some special benefits to practically go there for nothing. One day Chris and his friend John were just sitting around…
possible grade redistribution to minimize social loafing and improve the effectiveness of student teams
Group size: Use existing class project teams
Time required: 30–60 minutes to define and agree on peer evaluation criteria (60 minutes at the end of term to evaluate each other and agree on contribution percentage)
Materials needed: Writing materials
Part 1: Early in the Team’s Development
1. In your OB project team, in one of your early meetings, brainstorm and agree on five to ten criteria…
FUZZY CONCEPTUAL KNOWLEDGE PROCESSING
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W e introduce fuzziness to conceptual knowledge processing by using linguistic variables instead of a two-valued
representation. The attribute/object table for conceptual lattices holds fuzzy membership values rather than
T R U E / F A L S E entries and can be mapped into a graph