LAS 432 Midterm Exam

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LAS 432 WEEK 5 MIDTERM EXAM LAS 432 WEEK 5 MIDTERM EXAM, Page 1 LAS 432 Midterm Exam - Version 1 Question: (TCO 1) The Neolithic Revolution was a result of Question: (TCO 1) Francis Bacon argued that scientific method differed from logic and mathematics in that Question: (TCOs 2 & 8) Rapid urbanization in Britain during the 19th century was the result of Question: (TCOs 2 & 8) The introduction of four uniform time zones in the United States was a direct result of Question: (TCO 4) Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of Wiki art? Question: (TCO 4) According to Winner, the use of computer technologies to supervise workers is Question: (TCO 8): The most…show more content…
How would you compare their two views of current technological development? Focus the comparison on a specific technology, such as genetically modified organisms. (TCOs 3 & 4) How have changes in technology affected the recording industry and our understanding of what it means to be a professional musician? How have changes in technology affected our access to recorded music and the control exercised by traditional distributors? How will all these changes affect cultural trends and our expectations of music as an art form? Provide specific examples. (TCOs 1 & 2) Landes argues that there were cultural differences between the East and Middle East and the West that affected the development and application of some technologies such as the clock. Did these differences also affect the way these cultures approached information technologies such as the printing press? Can you make a comparison with the different approaches taken by Eastern and Middle Eastern and Western cultures today and current information technologies? (Points : 50) LAS 432 Midterm Exam - Version 3 (TCO 1) A characteristic of the Neolithic revolution was the movement of people to villages because(Points:…show more content…
Question: (TCO 4) Winner argues that some technologies have become so fully integrated in our society that they have actually taken on social roles. An example of this would be Question: (TCO 8) The most culturally influential class in Industrial Britain was Question: Which of the following is considered a scholarly resource? Question: (TCO 12) Bill Joy compares the threat of self-replicating nanotechnology with Question: (TCO 12) The term nanotechnology was first used to refer to Page 2 Question: You must complete all three essays. These essays are worth 50 points each, so please take the time to think through your answers and review them before submitting. These essays should be a minimum of five paragraphs in length each. They should contain a clear thesis statement in the first paragraph (an answer to the question!). Make sure your explanation is clear and that you provide specific examples. Any quotes from the readings or external materials must include quotation marks and an in-text citation. Failure to identify quoted material could result in a 0 for the exam and a formal academic dishonesty charge. (TCOs 1 & 2) Do you agree with the assertion that we are now living in a third-great technological transformation-the Knowledge Revolution? Have computers truly changed our lives so much that we can call this a revolution like the Industrial Revolution of the 18th century? Support your answer

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