Why Is Linux Better Than Windows For Programmers?
Linux is the kernel of an operating system which was developed by Linus Torvalds. So when we mean to compare Linux with Windows, what we are really comparing is a usable and complete Linux-based operating system (often called as a ‘distribution’) and the Windows series of usable and complete operating systems licensed by Microsoft. The latter’s kernel is not separately available for public use. Consequently, both operating systems differ in the capabilities that they offer to programmers. Read more
Are yakuza still powerful today in Japan?
Yakuza, sometimes referred to as gokudo, is a term referring to members of an organized multinational crime syndicate in Japan. In simple terms, the yakuza can be thought of as a Japanese mafia who is involved in a multiplicity of organized crimes such as blackmail, drug trafficking, extortion, gambling, loan sharking, etc. Yakuza members play a major role in daily Japanese business operations in large cities such as bars, restaurants, taxi services, factories, and the media. They are notorious for their to strict codes of conduct and multifaceted hierarchical structure. Sources indicate that the yakuza operate internationally and currently wield upwards of 80,000 members (Higgins 12). While the number of members and associates has steadily declined since its peak in the early 1960’s, about 184,000 members (Encyclopedia Britannica), the influence of yakuza is undoubtedly still profound in Japan. Read more
Why don’t Japan, China and South Korea have good relationships with each other?
Tension in the East: a Brief History of Chinese, Japanese and Korean Conflicts
Relationships between China, Japan and South Korea have always been difficult. Throughout history, there have been countless incidents which prevented the three neighboring countries from getting along. Recently, attempts have been made to mend their differences, but they still have a long way to go and it is doubtful whether they ever will be really on friendly terms. Read more
Why has capitalism failed to eradicate poverty?
The beauty of capitalism is the idea that to get wealthy, one must enrich or contribute to the society. However, world still fights against poverty and fails to avoid this term in numerous reports. World bank defines poverty as living on less than US $3.10 a day, and extreme poverty as less than US $ 1.90 per day (“PSP: Taking on inequality” 23). So, why the capitalistic approach which was meant to eliminate poverty has failed? There is a meager likelihood of eradicated poverty for any economic system. Society can prevent nations from hunger thanks to capitalism but there is a never-ending loop that expels the myth of eliminated poverty in the world. Read more
What Is the Best Psychological Way to Lose Weight?
Have you thought about your attitude to food? Perhaps, long-established habits prevent you from losing weight? Try to answer the following questions:
- Do you consider it necessary to eat everything that is put on a plate?
- Do you eat a lot, when you have a bad mood?
- Do you agree to fill your plate again, even if you feel satiety?
- Do you eat while reading or watching TV? Read more
What is the psychological or evolutionary reason behind the tendency of women to love shopping?
A fashionably dressed woman walking down the street laden with branded shopping bags, a group of teenage girl friends chatting away in fitting rooms while trying on clothes, husbands impatiently waiting for their wives outside department stores – all of which are common societal scenarios that contribute to the idea that women love shopping. Read more
It happen us to often face arts’ creations anywhere, and maybe without having an intention or without having though about, and even if there is no particular intention of the creators to impose certain impressions, they may simply stimulate your thinking about what they represent, symbolize and what is the importance of understanding them.
For many people, art is described within domain frames of aesthetic senses, while many others are ensued with strangeness feeling and oddity and impossibility to embrace it, or to create a logical connection with it. (Kosovo’s Gallery of Arts, 2010) Some people may find it unacceptable to relate with the purpose of such creation, which may result from their inadequate capability to comprehend and inability to accept visual phenomenon, while the others who are perspicacious and have a sophisticated nature of thoughts, are more perceptive toward the visual world. (Kosovo’s Gallery of Arts, 2010) Within visual domain, the senses are always dependent on phenomenon of perception. Thus some people may face just a piece of work of art, and they may sense the feeling of beauty even though the rest of the art work may remain unknown to them. (Kosovo’s Gallery of Arts, 2010) Read more
What is a psychosocial assessment and why is it useful to know how to write one? If your profession somehow involves working with people and their health and well being, you can be sure that at some point in your life you will find yourself googling “how to do a psychosocial assessment?” Students of social care and health departments are often familiar with this type of assignment better than everyone else, but it still can be useful for their majors as well. There are some more unexpected perks in learning how to write this type of academic paper. Read more
An annotated bibliography can be a separate assignment or a part of a bigger research project. Some students believe it’s a useless waste of time, while others claim that writing one helped them greatly during their studies. Let’s have a closer look at what you are supposed to write at the end of your research paper. Read more
Many students face difficulties while writing an economics dissertation. While writing, you may think that this paper will never end. Apart from knowing the economic world, you should also be familiar with some tips for writing your dissertation. Writing a dissertation is a lengthy work that requires dedicated research. You should eliminate all factors that can distract you from your writing. Put every bit of effort to plan and construct your dissertation from scratch. Read more