Case study: Taiwan Taxis iCall System – Realizing the Value of GPS-Dispatch Systems Solution

You may read the case here: Taiwan Taxis iCall System: Realizing the Value of GPS-Dispatch Systems Solution

1. Why do you think Comfort Taxi was able to attract 16,000 taxi drivers to adopt the GPS dispatch system within two years, whereas Taiwan Taxi managed to recruit only 6,700 members over a seven-year span? 

A Scheme Game Project from two years ago

Download and try the game at the end of the page.
What is Scheme:
Scheme is a functional programming language developed at the MIT AI Lab by Guy L. Steele and Gerald Jay Sussman, who introduced a thing called Lambda.
This language is applied to teaching students programming theories at MIT, and then is now used in may universities around the world.
Scheme IDE can be downloaded here. (It is now named “Racket”)
The Scheme Programming Language is a good book to begin with for self learning.

High level description:
Our ship is a fairlly big sized pink square,
whose posn is our mouse position.
The objects come from random position of four sides
Colliding with the following objects will have the following effects.
1. .(good): hitting one of these will give you points;
2..(better): hitting this will give you an even bigger points bonus

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How Computer-Mediated Social Interactions Stop SOPA

What is SOPA

SOPA, the Stop Online Piracy Act, is a bill introduced by U.S. Representative Lamar S. Smith (R-TX) to expand the ability of U.S. law enforcement to fight online trafficking in copyrighted intellectual property and counterfeit goods. Provisions include the requesting of court orders to bar advertising networks and payment facilities from conducting business with infringing websites, and search engines form linking to the websites, and court order requiring Internet service providers to block access to the websites. The law would expand existing criminal laws to include unauthorized streaming of copyrighted content, imposing a maximum penalty of five years in prison. 1

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