AFIS systems are amazing. With AFIS, people can be fingerprinted and have
their criminal history records checked in a matter of minutes; a mug shot and
palm print might be included on the rap sheet returned to the inquiring
agency. The technology has moved from exclusively forensic or criminal applications
into other areas, such as social services benefits and other emerging
The greatest use of AFIS technology is for tenprint identifications, in which
rolled fingerprint images are compared against enrolled records.
The last few years of my career have been the most interesting and
fulﬁlling I’ve ever experienced. Since I started working again with
CPAs and their ﬁrms, I feel like I’ve ‘‘come home.’’ These are my people.
When I began my career as an auditor, working for Arthur Andersen
and then Price Waterhouse, I was constantly being reprimanded for
talking toomuch to the clients.
Advances in stem cell biology and biomaterials development in the late 1990s have helped
drive on an ever expanding body of research in the field of tissue engineering and regenerative
medicine. Scientists realized that the key to future success of functional tissues is bridging the gap
between developmental biology and tissue engineering. We are all amazed by the high degree of
sophistication and miniaturization found in nature. Nature is, indeed, a school of science.
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The modular tooling concept was developed by cutting tool manufacturers from the long-standing tooling cartridges (Fig. 112 – indicates a typical self-contained cartridge), which had been previously available for many years. Initially, the modular tooling was designed and developed for turning operations (Fig. 113) and was demonstrably shown to offer amazing versatility to a whole range of machine tools and, not just the CNC versions.
In order to engage the non-verbal areas of the brain in problem solving,
extensive training seems to be needed. This is probably not unlike the
processes that one uses to learn to play a musical instrument.
must practice! One of the eﬀects, and a clear demonstration that the process
is working, is when students become ﬂuent with the basic operations and
don’t have to think about each separate step.
For school mathematics, students must practice with numbers. They
must add them until basic addition is automatic. The same for subtraction
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