Sunday Dress and a Polar Bear

Mountain State University Summer 2010 Semester English Assignment for week 5.

Essay assignment.

Sunday Dress and a Polar Bear

by Michael Stratton

The 21st century is plagued with men who wear dresses and woman that wrestle polar bears. Although it may sound biased to say such a thing, in all actuality, I am simply stating the facts.

The statement “woman that wrestles polar bears”, simply implies that the woman of today can easily do some of the jobs previously dominated by men. In the essay ...

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Managerial Leading Styles

Mountain State University Introduction to Business Discussion Assignment

Discussion – Managerial Leading Styles

Our assignment was to describe the different managerial leadership styles and
indicated the pros and cons of each style. Discuss different scenarios in which
one style might be more appropriate than others. Give at least one scenario for
each leadership style.

 

Autocratic, Free-rein, and Particpative
by Michael Stratton

Leadership styles can be classified into 3 types including autocratic,
free-rein, and participative.

Autocratic –
Managers retain full authority for decision making with little ...

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Book Review: Visual Basic 2010

Visual Basic 2010 Step by Step

Visual Basic 2010 Step by Step is an essential tool in learning Visual Basic. The Step by Step series has once again extended it’s series with another must-have for the visual basic programmer. This book is also a great refresher course for the intermediate visual basic programmer.

The author, Michael Halvorson is an award winning author and what I consider a Visual Basic Hall of Famer. His experience with Visual Basic extends beyond that as a ...

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Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence References

This page lists references to the computer science field of Artificial Intelligence.

Social Implications of AI
“….an ultraintelligent machine could design even better machines; there would then unquestionably be an “intelligence explosion”, and the intelligence of man would be left far behind. Thus the first ultraintelligent machine is the last invention man need ever make.”
– Irving Good, 1965

Adaptaive AI, Inc
Imagine if computers could learn and think.
Imagine if software was more flexible and adaptable to work the ...

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Software Company CEO

Mountain State University Summer 2010 Semester English Journal Checkpoint Assignment for week 5.

Essay assignment.

Software Company CEO

The CEO of a successful software company is guaranteed an extremely lucrative pay scale. The time and effort to become the CEO of a successful software company is great, and the time and effort involved in continuing any success is greater yet.

Many of the world’s greatest CEO’s were software programmers before they became business executives, some even who dropped out of college. Although billionaires Bill ...

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Honey Bees & Human Hair

Mountain State University Summer 2010 Semester English Assignment for week 3.

The readings by Klagsbrun and Lott rely on anecdotes, or brief stories, to portray a family member. Write an essay (2-3 paragraphs) in which you use two or three brief anecdotes to characterize one of your family members (Moseley & Harris, p. 136).

 

Honey Bees & Human Hair

Horror and laughter are emotions that are rarely shared. Bee nests and human hair serve a common purpose, as they both meet the needs ...

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Compiled and Interpreted Programs

Mountain State University Systems Architecture Discussion Assignment

Discussion Compiled and Interpreted Programs

Our assignment was to compare and contrast the execution of compiled programs to interpreted programs in terms of CPU and memory utilization.

Compiled Program
For most programming languages, there are four source code instruction types:
1. Data Declarations
Defines the name and data type of one or more program variables. When a compiler reads a data declaration, it allocates memory to store data item. The amount of ...

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CIS 115 Week 1 DB Assisgnment

Week 1 Introduction to Computers

Discussion Assignment:
Perform an Internet search to learn more about operating systems. Compare Vista to XP and research Max OS X. Share what you have learned with the rest of the class, especially any good informative links.

Windows XP, Vista, & 7 Comparisons

 This article is going to offer a technical comparison between Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7. The advances in today’s technology happen at an extremely fast rate. The book we are studying from ...

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