Milestones in the History of Intelligence – Oradea as a Nodal Centre on the Regional Geopolitical Axis in the Security Equation

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The East European region has always created a space of interaction between the great powers of the Eastern and Western Europe of the different epochs in European history. Not just a contact and an interaction region between Europe, Asia and … Read More

Short online advertising history

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Simply put, online advertising is advertising on the Internet. Online advertising encompasses advertisements on search engine results pages, advertisements placed in e-mails, and other ways in which advertisers use the Internet. However, this chapter focuses on display advertising or rich-media … Read More

Immortality in history

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Immortality, or prolonged life ad libitum, implies the notion of a form of life or at least of thought escaping death, or of life after death, physical and / or spiritual of spirits and souls (body-soul problem), of a natural, … Read More

eBook History

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1970s and 1980s In 1971, Michael Hart created the Gutenberg Project with the aim of digitizing a large quantity of books and creating a virtual library offering a collection of electronic documents for free access. With this project, Hart wanted … Read More

The history of contemporary philosophy

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 (A. von Menzel, The iron rolling mill (1875). The Industrial Revolution brings about a change in living conditions, which reflects on philosophical, economic and political thought.) The philosophy of the nineteenth century is divided into different directions. It includes Romantic … Read More

History of medieval philosophy

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(Dialectic and rhetoric are among the seven liberal arts (illustration of Hortus Deliciarum, v. 1180).) The medieval philosophy of the West and the Middle East derive from the same current. It is the Muslim and Christian thinkers, then between Muslims … Read More

Facebook’s latest two years short history

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(Facebook headquarters in 2014) On January 14, 2014, Facebook bought Branch Media, a specialist in content management and content sharing, for $15 million. On February 24, 2014, a Facebook spokesperson announced to AFP the removal of his e-mail system: @facebook.com. … Read More

Philosophy and history of Western philosophy

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(Representation of Wisdom (1635): “Sapiens Dominabitur Astris”. Free text translation: “Who acquires wisdom will master the stars.”) If philosophy has a long history, it is necessary to distinguish the practice of philosophy from the simple study of past doctrines. Sometimes … Read More

History of the Christmas tree

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(Rock carvings in the Swedish province of Bohuslän, made between 1800 and 500 BC and showing a spruce) If it is clear that the custom of the modern Christmas tree dates back to the Renaissance in the Germanic countries (attestation … Read More

Short history of London

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London in Roman times The regions around London (now within the boundaries of Greater London) seem to have been inhabited by Britons islanders since prehistoric times, but no archaeological evidence has been unearthed in north of London bridge, where the … Read More

History of philosophy

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(Famous representation of the different schools of antiquity: it is recognized, in center, Plato pointing the finger of heaven (referring to his theory of Ideas) and Aristotle showing opposed the land (referring to his desire to anchor knowledge in the … Read More

Advent history

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(Representation of Saint Perpetuus) The celebration of Advent begins in the fifth century, when the Bishop Perpetuus, in an order, decides that starting with the feast of St. Martin, November 11 until Christmas, one fasts three times per week: this … Read More

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