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MPEG-4 for Multimedia Streaming

  Wael Badawy, “MPEG-4 for Multimedia Streaming” Circuit Cellar, December 2001, pp. 36-40.

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Ancient Tenures.

  By England Howlett.   PRACTICALLY all the landed property in England is, by the policy of our laws, supposed to be granted by, dependent upon, and holden of some superior lord, in consideration of certain services to be rendered to such lord by the possessor of this property, andRead More

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My book is a nonlegal guide and it is not an "il-legal" guide

I am in the process of publishing my new book series “the non-legal guide”.  As directed by my publisher, I started the marketing and pre-selling activities. Last week, I was asked twice about the contents of the book and “Why do you write about an illegal guide?”  As a shockingRead More

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Devices of the Sixteenth Century Debtors.

  By James C. Macdonald, f.s.a., Scot.   IN the year 1531, a certain John Scott, residenter in the good town of Edinburgh, was financially in a condition of chronic decrepitude. His household goods were rapidly going to the hammer, and one creditor, bolder than his fellows, decided to attackRead More

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Laws Relating to the Gipsies.

  By William E. A. Axon, f.r.s.l.   EARLY in the fifteenth century the gipsies made their appearance in Europe, and as strangers were not favourably regarded in those days the advent of these dark-skinned people, speaking a language of their own, dressing in a picturesque, but uncommon costume, andRead More

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The Operational Floating Current Conveyor and Its Application

A five-port general-purpose analog building block, termed as an Operational Floating Current Conveyor (OFCC), is described. The OFCC combines the features of current feedback operational amplifier, second-generation current conveyor and operational floating conveyor. An implementation scheme of the OFCC is described and its terminal operational characteristics are used to yieldRead More

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What is Feudalism?

A series of contractual relationships between the upper classes, designed to maintain control over land. Feudalism flourished between the tenth and thirteenth centuries in western Europe. At its core, it was an agreement between a lord and a vassal. A person became a vassal by pledging political allegiance and providingRead More

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Five reasons why laws exist

Laws exist for five basic reasons, and all of them can be abused.   The Harm Principle Laws created under the Harm Principle are written to protect people from being harmed by others. Laws against violent crime and property crime fall into this category. Without basic Harm Principle laws, aRead More

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Law under the Feudal System.

  By Cuming Walters.   TO the historian proper feudalism presents a wide subject with diverse points of interest, but its legal aspect is comparatively a small matter, and it can be considered without detailed reference to the whole vast scheme which existed from early German and Gothic times, andRead More

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DVD – Region Codes

What are region codes?Region encoding is the mechanism that enables motion picture studios to control the worldwide release of their movies. It is required by the DVD Forum (https://www.dvdforum.org/forum.shtml) in all commercial hardware DVD players. Every DVD-Video disc contains one byte of data representing a region code, which limits whereRead More