The Invention of the Telegraph and Morse Code
– … During World War II, the telegraph was magnificently valuable. It made instantaneous communication between commanding officers, even other armies, a possibility. On an individual level, the telegram made communication between family and friends around the world feasible. For the first time in history new could travel around the world in a day. Because of this availability of new information, people stayed more informed and were in return more involved in national issues. Alexander Graham Bell and Elisha Gray both independently designed a telephone in the 1870s….
The Culture of Weaving Across the World
– Weaving Across the World Weaving is a common thread among cultures around the world. Weaving is a way of producing cloth or textile. Today we have machines that weave large-scale textiles at cheap prices. Production of cloth by hand is rarely engaged in today’s Westernized societies. Not many people are thinking about how the fibers are actually constructed to make their clothes. However, in other cultures across the world the tradition of weaving still exists. By comparing three cultures that continue weaving as a part of their tradition we can see similarities and the differences between them….
Applying the Kotter Eight Step Change Model to New England Wire and Cable
– Companies are not unlike species, they must both change with the current environment or risk becoming extinct. Charles Darwin succinctly states this idea, “It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent but the one most responsive to change.”1 In the case study, “Other People’s Money,” in the scene presented there is a proxy vote going to take place by the shareholders of the New England Wire and Cable (NWC) Company. But, before the votes are casted both the Chairman of the Board and patriarch Andrew “Jorgy” Jorgenson and the potential majority shareholder Lawrence “Larry the Liquidator” Garfield are afforded the opportunity to deliver speeches to the body of…
How to Wire a Doorbell
– … Electrical information is stamped on the back of the transformer you should find installation instructions on the package follow the instructions carefully(4). A doorbell is a signaling device mostly placed near an entry door to a building when a visitor presses a button the bell rings inside the building alerting the occupant to the presence of the visitor(Eyewitness Electricity) . The first door bells were mechanically activated by pulling acord now modern doorbells are electric they are activated by an electric switch(5)….
Recycling and Weaving
– I began combining recycling and weaving in the early 1970s. I was a new weaver and newly married. I studied weaving in college and became interested in recycling at the 1974 Spokane World’s Fair after seeing a display on the environmental movement which was still in its infancy. My first recycled rug was made from a bag of brightly colored shirts bought at a thrift shop bag sale for $1. While it made an interesting rug, it convinced me of the need for more expedient methods of preparation. Throughout the 70’s, I tried to find new sources for weaving material….