7 Billion The video 7 Billion is a documentary about the world’s rapidly growing population. Its contents contain a timeline that deals with the world’s population as well as statistics that describe increases in life expectancy, poverty, inequality, and decreases in fertility rate. The video illustrates that in 1800 the population was at 1 billion and by 1930 it reached 2 billion. Then from 1930 the population reached 7 billion in 2011. It took less than a century to add another 5 billion to the total population. Not only is the population increasing rapidly, but thanks to the new technology and medicine the life expectancy has skyrocketed. In 1960 the average life expectancy was 53 and by 2010 it was a staggering 69. An immediate concern is that the world may soon be “overcrowded.” That statement is false, in fact the problem is not space at all, the problem is human consumption. It is estimated that 5 percent of humans use 23 percent of the energy being used. Thirteen percent of humans can’t obtain clean drinking water, and 38 percent of humans lack “adequate sanitation.” The trailer’s timing was spot on with all the talk lately with global issues and conservation of the environment. The video’s kairos really seemed to push the population issue forward in gaining a larger respect for its awareness. The intended audience is clearly geared toward the younger generation, in hope that they will choose a better future and ideally rekindle the consumption statistics in a more conservative way. The videos intended audience also consists of environmentalists. Although they may know the history behind the issue many had thought that space for the growing population was a problem but the video clearly put that…
Why Richard Rodriguez? Why does his work catch my eye? What makes his work more prominent than other authors? I can’t persuade one to change his/her opinion on the interest of his/her author. I can however provide details on how mine is a work of art. Richard Rodriguez, a man with no shame, splendid powers of deduction, and innovative writing. My reasoning shall be revealed in due time. Rodriguez has really enthused my writing. He has given me a more creative, and more, in-depth…
their perception, influence mood for the better, and use for relaxation purposes. However, many people have a delusional assumption regarding this drug. This is because they are under the impression that marijuana is harmless; this is not the case. A research conducted by Boothroyd found that the use of the drug impinges on the brain that is responsible for memory consequently causing memory loss (Boothroyd, 127). The drug also affects learning capabilities of the victim as well as the attention span…
How does an imposed requirement of regularly identifying exposure to operational risk benefit an insurance company?
The topic of this research paper is how an imposed requirement of regularly identifying exposure to operational risk benefits an insurance company. Risks occur naturally in all business, but if risk is not controlled, there are plenty of consequences that can arise. Insurance companies deal with risk everyday, ranging from fraud, car theft, health…
Business Research Application Paper
September 24, 2010
Business Research Application
Research is an essential part of the decision-making process. Cooper defines research as, “the process of planning, acquiring, analyzing, and disseminating relevant data, information, and insights to decision makers in ways that mobilize the organization to take appropriate actions that, in turn, maximize performance” (2011, p. 4). In a school setting, the school board, administration…
PROF. JULIA KRUMMEN
Nov. 10, 2013
Identifying Improved Methodology to Procure HIT Software Benefits Users
Researchers conducted a study conducted at The University of Utah
Healthcare system (comprising of 3 major hospitals) on the usability of their health
information technology (HIT) software. Evaluators found 60 usability problems and
233 heuristic violations (Guo et al., 2011). Heuristic is defined by Oxford Dictionaries…
8th writing workshop
Nanotechnology: How far can it go and how long
will it take?
Imagine being able to swallow a vial of liquid and have it cure cancer. That
sounds like a pretty strong, expensive medicine, but in fact it is not a medicine at all.
They are tiny little robots that are programmed to pick unhealthy cells and destroy
them but also to use the matter from the destroyed cells to create more tiny robots.
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A look into the Memory Retention: Can stimulants increase a person’s memory? A quantitative research proposal.
For this research proposal, memory will be looked into to see whether a person’s memory can be increased via the intake of stimulants. This quantitative research will then look into whether there are any future benefits in consuming stimulants if memory is found to be increased. There is already research similar in nature…
Research Paper 1
How safe are the government facilities?
Empire State University
Business Continuity Planning and Disaster Recovery
April 01, 2015
Research Paper 2
On March 9th 2015 an email was sent out to every Army…
Research papers are a common type of paper for students to write, especially when they are attending college. These papers require students to perform research, such as utilizing primary and secondary sources to draw new conclusions. For students who have not written this type of paper before, it may seem daunting. There are many free sample research papers online for those who want to see how to structure their paper and other details.Diane Hacker, an author who writes manuals for students writing…
Billions of dollars are spent every year on psychologist, psychiatrist, and counselors only to discover that one of the key elements missing in their child is resiliency. Resiliency for the purpose of this study is defined as the appropriate personality such as strength and positive adaptation that help a person or family cope with stress or life difficulties, increasing the likelihood…