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Publisher: Quotations Book
Keywords: crowds, quotes
Number of Pages: 6

Author: Charles MacKay
Publisher: Essential Library (xLibris)
Keywords: crowds, essential, library, madness, delusions, extraordinary, popular, memoirs
Number of Pages: 374
Published: 2001-01-12
ISBN-10: 0738843091
ISBN-13: 9780738843094

Author: David C. Maurer
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: candidate, communication, protection, spending, congress, management, financial, service, additional, guidance, enhance, secret
Number of Pages: 37
Published: 2010-10
ISBN-10: 1437935672
ISBN-13: 9781437935677

Due to the unprecedented pace and crowds of the 2008 presidential campaign, the U.S. Secret Service (USSS) exceeded its budgeted amount for FY 2009 presidential candidate nominee protection funding, but did not notify Congress of this shortfall (shortfall) until June 2009 ż 5 months after the Inauguration. This report addresses the extent to which, at the time of the FY 2009 shortfall; (1) USSS had the necessary internal controls in place to help ensure it could effectively manage and report on funds for presidential candidate protection; and (2) USSS had policies and procedures in place to h

Author: Graham T. Allison
Publisher: Council on Foreign Relations
Keywords: sponsored, council, foreign, relations, force, task, weapons, capabilities, report, independent, nonlethal
Number of Pages: 74
Published: 2004
ISBN-10: 0876093411
ISBN-13: 9780876093412

U.S. military forces, superbly capable of countering a defined enemy in intense combat, are not properly supported for important current roles as experienced in Kosovo and Iraq. If U.S. units and allied forces are to prevent looting and sabotage, control individuals and crowds, stop uncooperative vehicles in an urban environment, and protect themselves in stabilization and reconstruction activities, they will require new tools and proper training to accomplish these objectives without harming innocent people or destroying civil infrastructure. Had more of the current nonlethal weapons (NLW) --

Authors: Tom Atlee, Yochai Benkler, Thomas Homer-Dixon, Pi
Publisher: Earth Intelligence Network
Keywords: world, peace, prosperous, creating, intelligence, collective
Number of Pages: 648
Published: 2008-03-19
ISBN-10: 097156616X
ISBN-13: 9780971566163

The era of collective intelligence has begun in earnest. While others have written about the wisdom of crowds, an army of Davids, and smart mobs, this collection of essays for the first time brings together fifty-five pioneers in the emerging discipline of collective intelligence. They provide a base of tools for connecting people, producing high-functioning teams, collaborating at multiple scales, and encouraging effective peer-production. Emerging models are explored for digital deliberative democracy, self-governance, legislative transparency, true-cost accounting, and the ethical use of op

Author: Robin D. Gill
Publisher: Paraverse Press
Keywords: flowering, tree, philosophy, poetry, blossom, epiphany, cherry
Number of Pages: 739
Published: 2006-10
ISBN-10: 0974261866
ISBN-13: 9780974261867

Cherry Blossom Epiphany - the poetry and philosophy of a flowering tree - a selection, translation and lengthy explication of 3000 haiku, waka, senry and kyka about a major theme from I.P.O.O.H. (In Praise Of Olde Haiku)by robin d. gill 1. Haiku -Translation from Japanese to English 2. Japanese poetry - 8c-20c - waka, haiku and senry 3. Natural History - flowering cherries 4. Japan - Culture - Edo Era 5. Nonfiction - Literature 6. Translation - applied 7. You tell me! If the solemn yet happy New Year's is the most important celebration of Japanese (Yamato) ethnic culture, and the quiet aesthet
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