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Law and Electronic Commerce: The Next Frontier

Law and Electronic Commerce: The Next Frontier Kathleen M. H. Wallman and Steven M. H. WallmanWednesday, December 1, 1999 Ever wonder why some of the largest and most state-of-the-art online brokers won’t let you open an account online without your sending a “hard,...

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Follow-Me-Roaming Patent

System for the extended provision of cellular mobile radiotelephone service Abstract A technique for enabling a peregrinating Cellular Mobile Radiotelephone (CMR) subscriber to automatically receive, in a foreign service area (that is, an area outside his home service...

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Konrad Zuse—the first relay computer

Konrad Zuse—the first relay computer During his study of civil engineering in the Technical College of Berlin Charlottenburg (Technischen Hochschule) Konrad Zuse (biography of Konrad Zuse) faced a serious problem, while studying the construction of buildings and...

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The Internet As Public Square

The Internet As Public Square Sometimes, well-intended efforts to prevent unacceptable behavior run into the reality of what it means to have an open and free society. That is what happened at the Supreme Court on Monday. The Supreme Court issued an opinion confirming...

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Section 230 Overview

Section 230 is a piece of Internet legislation in the United States, passed into law as part of the Communications Decency Act (CDA) of 1996 (a common name for Title V of the Telecommunications Act of 1996), formally codified as Section 230 of the Communications Act...

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Federalist Paper #10

Federalist Papers: No. 10 – Full Text The Union as a Safeguard Against Domestic Faction and Insurrection To the People of the State of New York: AMONG the numerous advantages promised by a well constructed Union, none deserves to be more accurately developed than its...

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Johann Gutenberg

Johann Gutenberg< Movable Type Printing Press The printing press, invented by German goldsmith Johann Gutenberg in 1448, has been called one of the most important inventions in the history of humankind. For the first time, the device made it possible for the common...

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Models

Foundations of CommunicationClick to go To Classes for Each Learning ThreadThe electromagnetic Spectrum, The Electron, Biochemistry, Cognitive Science, Physics,  Linguistics, Argumentation, Statistics & ProbablityCreating Meaning Adam Smith, Milton Freidman, F. A....

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Communication Foundations

Warren Buffet is rumored to have told a group of MBA students that communication was the one skill he wished he had learned more about while he was in college.  Communication is one of the most crucial skills to thrive.  Always has been.  Always will. In a recent...

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Marshell McLuhan

I feel that we're standing on the threshold of a liberating and exhilarating world in which the human tribe can become truly one family and man's consciousness can be freed from the shackles of mechanical culture and enabled to roam the cosmos. I have a deep and...

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How to Teach Civil Debate

How to Teach Civil Debate Every community confronts divisive times.  A healthy community has figured out how to have disagreements without being disagreeable. So, a key skill is teaching how to have a civil debate. The civicsrenewalnetwork.org offers a range of...

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