Author: Ken

  • Cultural Influence Essay

    Lord of the Flies Lord of the Flies is an exceptional novel which has had several different influencing factors on current culture. The novel forces the reader to take a closer look into the human culture, where all social boundaries and rules have been removed. What story does this novel have to tell, and how has it affected modern…

  • Cultural Context Essay

    History of the Lord of the Flies Lord of the Flies, a brilliant novel of a group of schoolboys marooned on an uninhabited island after an attempt to escape wartime events, via an airplane evacuation. Soon after their plane crashes on the island the boys are driven to segregate their selves into two groups. The first group, which…

  • Cities for the People

    Abstract Today’s cities are designed for vehicles, not for people. Modern cities have an overwhelming presence of cars, and parking lots, and contain very few parks. Some cities don’t even have adequate sidewalks, or bike lanes, and lack the basics of public transportation. Modern cities are also a lot larger and have more people than…

  • Economic Analysis of Sustainability

    Abstract Oil is the world’s leading source of energy. In 1900, the world produced 150 million barrels of oil, a number that jumped dramatically to 28 billion barrels by the year 2000. In the twentieth century, oil was readily available, and therefore very cheap. This expanding supply of cheap oil caused an explosion in the…

  • Marketing Defined

    I used to think that marketing was just a push to sell products to everyone by spamming them with advertisements, and other sales pitches. However, marketing is much more than that. A producer shouldn’t be trying to sell a product or service after it has been developed. They should only be developing goods that they’ve…

  • Suicide Island

    There is an island, upon which a tribe resides. The residents either have blue eyes, or brown eyes. Yet, it is taboo to talk about eye color in any way. Thus, one resident can see the eye colors of all other residents but has no way of discovering his own (there are no reflective surfaces). …

  • Number Sets

    Given the following problem: List the sum of all numbers between 7,777 and 70,000, where the numbers are divisible by 7. Identification of the problem The crux of this problem is to break the larger numbers down into smaller sets, or groups, so that we can try and identify some type of pattern to work…

  • Mr. & Mrs. Anbouba

    Mr. & Mrs. Anbouba recently attended a party, at which, there were three other couples. Various handshakes took place. No one shook hands with their spouse. No one shook his, or her, own hand. No one shook hands with the same person twice. At the end of the evening, Mrs. Anbouba asked the seven other…

  • This Game We Play

    Locked away, covered in code, compiling this, compiling that, hacking this, whoops, shouldn’t say that! Scary isn’t it? You just never know, who’s watching you now, shaxor, time to go, on the move, one more time, got to stay ahead. This game we play, this game they play, behind the board, amazing now, scanning this,…