Global standards : building blocks for the future.

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Page 46 - Americans of all ages, all conditions, and all dispositions constantly form associations. They have not only commercial and manufacturing companies, in which all take part, but associations of a thousand other kinds, religious, moral, serious, futile, general or restricted, enormous or diminutive.
Page 97 - That which is set up and established by authority as a rule for the measure of quantity, weight, extent, value or quality. . .5. That which is established by authority, custom, or general consent, as a model or example...
Page 15 - Director of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) , formerly the National Bureau of Standards, for all arrangements within the scope of that organization's program responsibility.
Page 68 - Institution as set out in the charter are to co-ordinate the efforts of producers and users for the improvement, standardization and simplification of engineering and industrial materials; to simplify production and distribution; to eliminate the waste of time and material involved in the production of an unnecessary variety of patterns and sizes of articles for one and the same purpose; to set up standards of quality and dimensions, and to promote the general adoption of British Standards.
Page 29 - Communication is the web of human society. The structure of a communication system with its more or less well-defined channels is in a sense the skeleton of the social body which envelops it. The content of communications is of course the very substance of human intercourse. The flow of communications determines the direction and the pace of dynamic social development.
Page 77 - Karl Polanyi, The Great Transformation: The Political and Economic Origins of Our Time, Boston: Beacon Press, 1957; Fernand Braudel, Civilization and Capitalism 15th18th Century, transl. by Sian Reynolds, London: Collins, 1981. 6 The word "lineage...
Page 55 - ... the Environmental Protection Agency [EPA] and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration [OSHA]).
Page 65 - ... the sick. ... It should not be permissible for citizens in certain occupations to meet together in defence of their pretended common interests. There must be no more guilds in the State, but only the individual interest of each citizen and the general interest. No one shall be allowed to arouse in any citizen any kind of intermediate interest and to separate him from the public weal through the medium of corporate interests.
Page 32 - Commerce, plus the Director of the Office of Management and Budget, the US Trade Representative, and the Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers.
Page 46 - Either the existence of the same passion or interest in a majority, at the same time, must be prevented; or the majority, having such coexistent passion or interest, must be rendered, by their number and local situation, unable to concert and carry into effect schemes of oppression.

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