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In this graphic, we are seeing how many people would have good or bad drinking water. What stands out is that in reality only 13 people would have improvised water instead of the 50 or so that myself and the class thought.


This graphic is about how many people would get secondary education. It seems that I did not give enough credit to the general people because my estimates were way off of those of the researchers. The class is seems was also off but not to the extent I was. Despite all the news about uneducated children in other counties The amount of people in the world with education is much larger with those without. In fact it is a kind of comforting notion.

This last graphic is about literacy by gender. In this one again both myself and the class were off in our estimates but the fact is that many people in the world do know how to read and we underestimated them. I think that truly we do not give enough credit to people in other countries, these numbers show that a significant percentage of the world can read.

Overall, between my answers and the correct ones I was not very close with my estimations. The ones I was closet on were religion, gender, and technology.  One catagory that surprised me was that the gender division would be 50/50. I didn't think the world was that even. I think the reason I was so off with my prediction is I don't think I have a complete understanding of the world and I need to understand other countries more. I think I have a very media skewed view, where most of my information comes from how other countries are perceived and not from actual fact. 
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World of 100 Ananlysis


In this graphic, we are seeing how many people would have good or bad drinking water. What stands out is that in reality only 13 people would have improvised water instead of the 50 or so that myself and the class thought.


This graphic is about how many people would get secondary education. It seems that I did not give enough credit to the general people because my estimates were way off of those of the researchers. The class is seems was also off but not to the extent I was. Despite all the news about uneducated children in other counties The amount of people in the world with education is much larger with those without. In fact it is a kind of comforting notion.

This last graphic is about literacy by gender. In this one again both myself and the class were off in our estimates but the fact is that many people in the world do know how to read and we underestimated them. I think that truly we do not give enough credit to people in other countries, these numbers show that a significant percentage of the world can read.

Overall, between my answers and the correct ones I was not very close with my estimations. The ones I was closet on were religion, gender, and technology.  One catagory that surprised me was that the gender division would be 50/50. I didn't think the world was that even. I think the reason I was so off with my prediction is I don't think I have a complete understanding of the world and I need to understand other countries more. I think I have a very media skewed view, where most of my information comes from how other countries are perceived and not from actual fact. 

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J.Pullins, What is Change?: The Butterfly Effect

Preview of “J.Pullins, ChangePresidentialPoster”
​The essential question I chose to base my piece off of was:

"What is the role of the individual in creating and sustaining change?"

​The inevitability of change is astounding. I believe that we each have our own roles in the environments, societies, and world around us, and that our every decision makes a both significant and small. I believe that the smallest decisions can lead to the greatest changes in our world.

The butterfly effect is the belief that the smallest events can lead to the greatest changes. I believe this correlates to the business unit, as well as the Presidents of the US and essential questions, because the role that each individual plays in society affects it in some way. We all create the norms and systems in which we abide by, and the influence that we hold is greater than we often realize.

The piece I've uploaded tries to represent this by displaying three U.S. presidents, and symbolized their effects on society with the path of the butterfly.
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Business Unit Project

  • I chose this type of presentation because it looks the most attractive and meaningful, given the concepts utilized. It seems that when data is expressed to an audience, the fewer the amount of words used, the better. Thus, a single slide was ideal.
  • Individual change is when you set your mind to something. Systemic change is when a group of people set their minds to a universal idea.
  • What is "business" like in other countries?
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Scuderi's World of 100

Matthew Scuderi

2/9/12 D-Band

Globalization: World of 100 Blog Post



Age Groups of the World: 

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Analyzing the numbers that I guessed, the class' average, and the actual numbers of the different age groups, I can see that my guesses are just about as good as the class' average. All of the bar graphs show that we all believe the age group 15-64 to be the largest, obviously because it is the largest range of ages. However, the class' average and the actual answers both disagree with my guess for the percent of seniors in the world (65+). Overall, my answer for the age group 0-14 is not far off from the actual answer, but for the other age groups, I did not guess closely to the actual answers. Looking at the class' averages and the actual answers, there appears to be a slightly similar display of the data. The class on average guessed a close number to the correct answers, creating a similar bar graph for both. What stood out to me a lot when looking at the actual numbers and comparing them to my guesses is that there are a lot fewer senior people (very small percentage) living in the world than any other age group. 

For the age groups, I was most accurate with the number of people that are 0-14 in which my guess almost perfectly matches the correct answer. I was inaccurate with the other age groups probably because of the ages of people that I am usually around. However, like the class' average and the correct answer, I did place a significant number for the largest age group and so did the class and correct answer. The correct answer is 26% whereas I guessed 25% for the age group, 0-14. The only thing with my guesses and the correct answers were that a few numbers between senior aged people and people ages 15-64, is that I predicted a more seniors instead of more of the large age group. 


World Religions:

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When I formulated my numbers, I thought of Christianity and Islam to have the highest percentages in the world and I was correct, but my answers do not match up with the correct answers at all. There are very small differences between my guesses for people who are Hindu, Buddhist, other, or of no faith, compared to the correct answers. The most surprising thing that stood out in this data is that there are a lot more Christians than Muslims in the world. Like the age groups bar graph, the class's averages show a very similar bar graph to that of the correct answers'. I think that what the relationship between the class' averages and the correct answers shows that our class overall understands world population related questions very well. 

Where I live and what I hear most of the time concerns Christianity and Islam. Usually in the news there is something about Christians or Muslims, but rarely anything about any other religions or beliefs. Compared to the correct answers, I guess nearly the same number of Muslims and fairly accurate with the rest of the religions except for Christianity, which was surprisingly greater than my guess. I figured I would even it out with Christianity and Muslim since in America, these two religions seem to be most predominant. Something told me that there were more Christians in America since this was in considered a "Christian nation" at one point, but I took into consideration that there are a lot of Muslims in the Middle East and in India. The reason all of the other religions (excluding Christianity and Islam) are even for my guesses is simply because I had to add up to 100 and I believed that just about all the rest of the religions were pretty much the same percentage in the world. 



Languages:

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Before I started writing numbers down for this section, I thought to myself that English and Spanish are probably the most spoken languages and I started to second guess myself when I thought about China's population. Like the class's average, I was way off with English being the number one spoken language. However, the class' average shows that Chinese is the second most spoken language, which it in fact is not according to the correct answers. There are slight similarities in each of the bar graphs with the percents of the languages Hindustani, Arabic, Russian, Bengali, and French. Thinking back on this, it was obvious that other languages would make up most of the world because there are so many other languages other than the ones listed. 

This was the trickiest distribution for me and I totally did't expect the category of "other languages" to be the biggest. I believed that English was the most spoken because of Europe (London and Britain) and America's combined population, along with all the immigrants and international people that know English. I over estimated the percentage of people that actually speak English. I figured that Spanish would be second most because of Mexico and South America and Spain, but I forgot how much China's population made up the world. The only reason why I thought that English was most spoken is because of where I live and what I am used to. America is one of the most inviting countries and so I figured that at least 30% of the world would speak English, but really only 5% speak English. America doesn't seem like 5% of the world along with some of Europe. 

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Rugeiatu

 I chose to do is as a collage because I thought it would have been a better way for me to send the message or the idea I was trying to send. 

My project(collage) answers the questions of how individuals causes the system in changing of each individuals. 
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¡¡La Fantastico Escheula!!

1. La SLA es muy loco y interesante. We have many clubs including math, poetry, engineering, etc. We have sports, a school store, and also literature & math club for extra help. The school has about 500 students and 25 teachers. It's located at... I think SLA is a very independent and open school that gets work done in a fun way while teaching both the teachers and students.

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La chico y chica y mi at la Franklin Institute.
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Es mi at escheula en historia on Halloween.
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La chica Kennedy y mi en Bio chemica.
Clase: English
Profesor/a: Srta. Dunn
Actividades en la clase: Yo escribe poemos y books y stories y essays.
Responsibilidades:
Materiales: La computadora, los plumas, las hojas de papel
Opinion: Es muy te gusta. Por qué sí. Es my muy muy importante y favorita.

E1U4 project 1
Clase: Arté
Profesor/a: Srta. Hull
Actividades en la clase: Yo escribe pictures.
Responsibilidades:
Materiales: La carpeta, las hojas de papel
Opinion: Es bastante te gusta. Por qué sí. Es muy diversión.
E1U4 project 2
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