• Media Reaction
    Media Reaction Paper Abstract In today’s society, the media has a big influence in our cultures. This paper will discuss how the media represents diversity in the American landscape in the motion picture, Avatar. It will also discuss the extent to which the media rely on stereotypes...
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  • Avatar Marketing Issues
    while there would also be the commercialization issues with avatars. Privacy Issues Teenagers and young adults put their private information on the Internet, seemingly with little thought about consequences for their personal and professional lives. According to Chang (2009), the avatar can be...
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  • Unit 1 Ip Sociology
    livelihood. AVATAR AVATAR is a story about a different culture based on the planet Pandora. The military is sent there due to Onitanium that is worth several millions of dollars. Due to greed the military is willing to push the Omitcaya people out of their home. Their home is a large tree...
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  • Postmodern and Hyper Reality
    her article Terminator to Avatar: A Postmodern Shift, “Cinematic representations of a society in shambles brought about by humankind’s losing control to its machines were popular with audiences in a period when the sociopolitical context fostered anxiety and technological mistrust.”⁵ Although...
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  • Hanna
    individual conforms to certain attitudes and behaviour based on their avatars appearance (Yee, Bailenson & Ducheneaut, 2009). In an experiment based on 40 undergraduate students, it was found that avatar selection was a key determiner of how the user interacted within the game (Nick Yee and Jeremy...
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  • Second Life
    Courtney Redrose’s Big Adventure Before I began the course Media Studies, I had little exposure to virtual online worlds such as Second Life. After learning about Second Life in class, various research and creating an avatar online and exploring the virtual world, I am amazed at everything it...
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  • The Opportunities the Camera-Based Motion Tracking Technology Brings to Intercative Advertising
    The Opportunities the Camera-Based Motion Tracking Technology Brings to the Interactive Advertising, in a Perspective of Presence Yuping Huo Michigan State University Abstract This paper summarizes the technical characteristics of the Camera-Based Motion Tracking Technology and analyzes these...
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  • The classification and application potential of motion capture in animated films
    criticizes the deadness to the characters faces, especially in their eyes and eyebrows. While the Polar Express caused distress and negative reactions from audiences, Avatar has largely succeeded in overcoming the uncanny valley. The characters in the film are realistic and visually pleasant to...
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  • Lit Review of Product Placement
    detailed studies where a lot of other facets of customer attitude in respect to different facets of product placement are found. All the research previously done offers a positive reaction towards product placement (Eisend, 2009)(Sung et.al, 2009)(Gould, Gupta , 2000) as cited in Sung et.al(2010...
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  • Media
    revolutionary technology and "a sci-fi movie that's going to blow your socks off." Feb 2, 2009: Movie geeks begin to get even more curious about what Cameron is up to. July 29, 2009: Cameron appears at Comic-Con, reveals footage to mixed reactions, promises "kick-ass action." Aug 14, 2009...
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  • Avatar and New Technologies
    inspiration behind many of the creatures in this movie. AVATAR was about a paraplegic Marine Jake Sully who decided to take his dead twin brother's place in a mission to distant world of Pandora. There he learned of obnoxious corporate figure Parker Selfridge's intentions of driving off the native...
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  • Artificial Intelligence: Robots, Avatars, and the Demise of the Human Mediator
    devices and eventually will expect and demand that these devices be included in dispute resolution and problem solving processes. II. What is Necessary for Robots and Avatars to Interact Effectively with Humans? There are many ways to organize a discussion about the contributions that robots...
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  • e-marketplaces
    those who build, manage, or make money with virtual properties Copyright © 2010 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall 2-40 • Why virtual worlds are important for EC? Using virtual words gives companies the opportunity to measure customer reaction and received feedback about...
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  • Consumer Behavior : Avatar the Movie
    activities (Solomon, 2010) this movie might give them a pure inspiration. Avatar is full of Self esteem advertising which triggers " positive feelings about the self " (Solomon, 2010) . The self-image congruence model applies to avatar (Coolsen, M , 2009 ) The desire from society to be a successful...
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  • Legal Norms and Other Norms
    , INTRODUCTION TO JURISPRUDENCE, 3rd ed. 2009, p 247. [ 4 ]. Avatar Singh and Harpreet Kaur, INTRODUCTION TO JURISPRUDENCE, 3rd ed. 2009, p 247. [ 5 ]. P.J. Fitzgerald (ed.) Salmond, SALMOND ON JURISPRUDENCE, 12th ed.2008, p.192-212. [ 6 ]. Roscoe Pound, JURISPRUDENCE, VOL II, 2000, p. 216. [ 7 ]. Supra...
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  • The Hands That Reached for the Sky – the Allegory in the Use of Colour in Hollywood Films
    Robert(BoB) KO – SOC902-011 Fall 2011 Film Comparison: Ben-Hur (1959) & Avatar (2009) THE HANDS THAT REACHED FOR THE SKY – THE ALLEGORY IN THE USE OF COLOUR IN HOLLYWOOD FILMS The entertainment value of the movie going experience can sometimes be overstated, and yet we live such boring lives...
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  • From Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia
    (2009_f ilm) 13/43 11/2/12 Av atar (2009 f ilm) - Wikipedia, the f ree ency clopedia think about our audiences and what the audience wants," he stated. "We owe them a good time. We owe them a piece of good entertainment."[203] Although he felt Avatar would appeal to everyone and that the film...
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  • Kickass
    . 1, 2011. © Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2011 a particular analysis on a dataset (Han et al., 2005; Davenport and Harris, 2007; Jansen 2009). Analytics forms an important subset of, and source of, Business Intelligence (BI) across all levels of a company or organization, irrespective of...
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  • Wikileaks -Eng
    operational level: “I’ve got two wars to end.” In 2009, WikiLeaks applied for a $532,000 grant from the Knight Foundation, a prestigious American institution known for its promotion of journalism. Reading the application, it could have been written by one of the new avatars who have sprung up in the...
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  • Avatar
    , war is soon upon them, as the Na’vi do not wish to leave their home by choice. Sully is split between his own race of savages tearing up the land and the Na’vi, who want nothing more than to live harmoniously with nature (Landau and Cameron 2009). Such is the story of James Cameron’s Avatar, a film...
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