On 14 April 1912, RMS Titanic, one of the most well-known ships in that era and hitherto, struck an iceberg while cruising at full speed towards New York City. Failing to withstand the damage, the Titanic soon sank after midnight, killing more than 1,500 people on board. This report will introduce the general information about this accident and discuss some ethical issues behind it. It is intended for the general public who is interested in the incident but has no knowledge of shipbuilding, so only the management aspects of the failure will be included.
On Sept. 24, 2021, Chinese authorities officially announced a final and full-scale crackdown on cryptocurrency trading and mining businesses within its border. Almost immediately, one of the most popular crypto trading platforms in China, Huobi, announced that they would stop new registrations and gradually retire existing accounts by Dec. 31. The global crypto market fell […]
This report compares 3 different languages (D, Odin and Zig) and analyzes their suitability for building a Human Embodied Autonomous Thermostat (HEAT) system that uses the face temperature of human occupants to control the buildings’ air temperatures. Performance, reliability and security are emphasized, and a conclusion is given to suggest which language is more favorable.
In this paper, I will argue that Goodman’s “all emeralds are grue” statement is unjustified, and “all emeralds are green” is a more justified statement from induction. First, I will explain the basic process and definition of using induction, and then succinctly illustrate what is the “grue” problem raised by Goodman. Finally, I will suggest a counter-argument against Goodman’s “grue” problem to prove that it is not sufficiently justified because the use of “grue” is time-sensitive, and a valid argument from induction should be exclusive from time-sensitivity.
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“Windmills in my mind spinning silky webs serene sensuous colors…” Those are a few lines from the poem “Windmills in My Mind” by poet Melanie Bishop which describes the beautiful appearance of windmills. Huge and tall windmills are relatively new creatures for people who live in big cities. Several months ago when I was visiting […]