There's a joke that all other natural sciences are just applied physics. But that physics is just applied mathematics. All intellectual hobnobbing aside, physics is perhaps the central science that informs all others, at least about the natural world and the cosmos. Physics dictates and describes which medicines will work, why planes fly, when the . . .
For most, the words “data” and “information” conjure up similar images. For those who work in information management, fields, however, the difference is vast. Data is random, a small fact without context. Organized data is information. It has value and can provide insight into decision making. Let's provide some examples. A list of addresses is . . .
Library science is the science of organizing information to promote value and ease of use. And in today's data rich world, the science or organizing information is big business. Libraries of today offer a wide range of services, from outreach, to research support, to the creation of data exploration tools. The larger the library, the . . .
There's a reason it's called “real” estate. Over the last thousand plus years perhaps the single most valuable entity has been land and property. As Mark Twain said, “buy land, they aren't making any more of it.” And so the story goes, that the single most solid investment has met the information age. An age . . .
IMAGE SOURCE DegreeQuery has posted several articles on Forensic Social Work. At the bottom of this piece, the links provide additional information on the profession. What is Social Work? First, we will look at social work in general. The profession involves efforts to help individuals, families, groups, and communities cope with problems that arise as . . .
IMAGE SOURCE What are the Liberal Arts? Liberal arts cover a range of disciplines, including sociology, psychology, economics, literature, natural and physical sciences, political science, and many more. Middlebury College, in Vermont's Champlain Valley, offers a choice from more than 45 departments and programs. Many of the college liberal arts programs have curricula grounded in . . .
IMAGE SOURCE Degree Options If you are interested in pursuing forensic accounting as a career, you should know what degree choices are available. Will any bachelor's degree, for starters, in accounting suffice to enter this field? On the other hand, do you need a more specialized degree? The latter being a degree titled as forensic . . .
Agriculture is at the heart of what it means to be human. According to most standard accounts of world history and archeology, civilization began when agriculture began. Just because agriculture is potentially the oldest science, however, doesn't mean it's the “same old same old.' Today, agriculture is a blend of crop science, soil science, biology, . . .
The right to a quality education is, I believe, the perfect path to bridge the gap between different cultures and to reconcile various civilizations. Without such a right, the values of liberty, justice, and equality will have no meaning. Ignorance is by far the biggest danger and threat to humankind - Moza bint Nasser East . . .