The idea that Massive Multiplayer Online Role Playing Games (MMORPG's or MMO) is a 'service' or 'space' is an interesting and controversial one. In today's modern era of computer gaming MMORPG's has become recognized as a globally popular online gaming culture. Game players enter online into a virtual world through service or space where they can interact live with other game players numbering into the millions from all around the world. The areas that will be explored, addressed and...
Over the past forty years the dream/prospect/myth/utopia of a paperless, global information environment [] has always seized the imagination, achieved exceptional popularity and been greeted by mixed point of views. It all began in the 1960s, when experts anticipated the advent of a global information environment as an inevitable result of technological advances. They foresaw a technological and completely paperless future; where filing cabinets would give way to hard disks, messages...
The opening of Euro Disney in the spring of 1992 was as characteristically French as it was typically American. The theme park was filled with stars and Disney officials were more than willing to pose for pictures. The opening ceremony was even broadcasted live in many countries which inspired a Dutch journalist to call it the longest commercial ever broadcasted in the history of television [] . However, mere days after the official opening, striking French farmers blocked the...
Since its beginnings, human society has constantly sought to improve its way of life by finding innovative ways to accomplish its everyday tasks easier, and the results of this constant search is what we know as technology. The Random House Dictionary defines technology as "the branch of knowledge that deals with the creation and use of technical means and their interrelation with life, society, and the environment..." [] , and defines law as "the principles and ...
Most of the respondents are found to possess at least a little knowledge about the LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) group as it has been found in the survey questionnaire data that most respondents heard and are aware of existence of LGBT. Majority of the respondents approach and expose to media daily, according to the data collected from the survey questionnaires. This means that they have a better understanding of what is the content of media better than those who expose less to...
In general, "media" refers to various means of communication. For example, television, radio, and the newspaper are different types of media. The term can also be used as a collective noun for the press or news reporting agencies. In the computer world, "media" is also used as a collective noun, but refers to different types of data storage options. Computer media can be hard drives, removable drives (such as Zip disks), CD-ROM or CD-R discs, DVDs, flash memory, USB drives,...
There is no question that news is one of the things connects us to the world. With the emergence of new media, specifically online media, most online users use social media for sending and receiving messages. Facebook and Twitter have become so popular in the country that according to Socialbakers, the Philippines has more than 29 million Facebook users, while according to the Digital News Asia, Twitter has about 9.5 million users in the Philippines. Despite the large difference in terms of the...
Communication is not only a personal and political matter but also plays a conclusive role in economic development. With the development of information and communication industries, freedom of communication is becoming more and more important. Consequently, governments have taken many important affirmative steps such as improving education and supporting public forums, in order to enhance peoples' ability to communicate. In People's Republic of China, the government apparently has a firm...
In this essay we will view Pakistan and Indian space program and its implications on the security of South Asia and world wide. India and Pakistan have been rivals for more then 6 decades. They both tested their nuclear weapons in 1998. Pakistan tested them in response to Indian test. They both have acquired capable delivery means for their weapons. It's acknowledged on both sides that nuclear weapons are for deterrence but can cause massive destruction if used. Though Indian doctrine includes...
Vatican City, February 22, 1997, Feast of the Chair of St. Peter the Apostle states that exploiting Social Paradigms In the hopes of making a fast buck, marketers often resort to exploiting social paradigms typical to certain areas. In India, for example, a large multinational corporation ran an ad campaign that depicted a young woman who because of her dark facial complexion was unable to find jobs. But as the ad showed, as soon as the woman started using the facial whiteness cream...