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  Silver bullet - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Traditionally, the silver bullet is the only weapon that can kill a witch, a giant, or person living a charmed life.
In different traditions silver is thought to be the metal associated with the moon and with the human soul.
Silver is once again being recognized for its ability to kill germs, bacteria and viruses more effectively and more safely than the drugs which have traded on silver's ancient reputation.
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 Encyclopedia: Silver bullet
Doctors, for example, will often readily characterise the latest fad diet as "no silver bullet." Food faddism and fad diet are terms which refer to the tendency for idiosyncratic diets and eating patterns.
Jan Potocki, author of The Manuscript Found in Saragossa, shot himself with a silver bullet because, it is said, he believed, perhaps under the influence of syphilitic madness, that he was becoming a werewolf [1].
Brooks argues that there will be no more silver bullets, i.e., there will be no more technologies or practices that will create a 10-fold improvement in software engineering productivity over 10 years.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Silver-bullet   (1139 words)

  
 No Silver Bullet - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
No Silver Bullet is a classic paper of software engineering written by Fred Brooks in 1987.
The common view of software engineers today is that probably there will never be any more silver bullet technologies or practices, yet hope remains.
Many advocates of specific technologies and practices, such as formal methods, promote their benefits and claim that they are 'silver bullets'.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/No_Silver_Bullet   (348 words)

  
 Questions & Answers: Silver bullet
In that sense, it seems to be a conflation of, or perhaps a confusion between, an older sense of silver bullet and the very similar magic bullet.
It’s notable that silver bullet also became more widely known in the US as the result of a famous series, the Lone Ranger Show (on radio from 1933 and later on television).
This is not a silver bullet which can deliver itself or otherwise work military miracles.’ ” The earliest example I can find in a clearly figurative sense is in the Chronicle Telegram of Elyria, Ohio, for 18 March 1971: “Drug abuse, as virtually other major problem, is...
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 PF Online Feature Article - Silver Bullet
Today’s applications of silver may not be as exciting as the prospect of disposing of your friendly neighborhood lycanthrope, but the element has come to play a critical role in the medical world.
The antimicrobial is a compound of elemental silver, ionically bonded to an inert and bio-compatible ceramic material, known as zeolite.
The silver ions in the zeolite carrier exchange with the sodium ions in the environment/moisture, causing a controlled release of silver on demand.
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 Learn more about No Silver Bullet in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Brooks argues that there will be no more silver bullets: no more technologies or practices that will create a 10-fold improvement in software engineering productivity over 10 years.
Today, everyone seems well aware that there will probably never be any more silver bullet technologies or practices, yet hope remains.
Many advocates of specific technologies and practices hype their benefits and new silver bullets are born.
www.onlineencyclopedia.org /n/no/no_silver_bullet.html   (349 words)

  
 No Silver Bullet Essence and Accidents of Software Engineering
Not only are there no silver bullets now in view, the very nature of software makes it unlikely that there will be any--no inventions that will do for software productivity, reliability, and simplicity what electronics, transistors, and large-scale integration did for computer hardware.
Silver is identified with the moon and thus has magic properties.
A silver bullet offers the fastest, most powerful, and safest way to slay the fast, powerful, and incredibly dangerous werewolf.
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 Silver Bullet Enterprises,Colloidal, h5n1,H5N1 Avian Flu,colloidal silver,influenza cure,flu,flu cure, mastitis, ionic ...
Prior to 1938, silver (as a colloid or in one compounded form or other) appeared to be the anti-biotic of choice, worldwide.
Currently, colloidal silver is commonly consumed as a dietary mineral supplement, or applied topically as a self prescribed remedy for burns or bacterial infection.
Silver Bullet Enterprises is in no way affiliated with Silver Bullet Health and Nutritionals or Silver Edge Health and Nutritionals.
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 DVDActive - Reviews - DVD - Silver Bullet (UK - R2)
Silver Bullet is based on Stephen King's novel "Cycle of the Werewolf".
Bearing in mind that Silver Bullet was actually made over fifteen years ago I quite enjoyed it.
Silver Bullet is one of Stephen King’s better movie adaptations.
www.dvdactive.com /reviews/dvd/silver-bullet.html   (1131 words)

  
 The Silver Bullet
Brooks' paper is their new testament and 'no silver bullet' their mantra.
The brains of humans and animals are the existence proof that there is a silver bullet.
The bullet should be used to slay the beast once and for all, not to alleviate the symptoms of its incurable illness.
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 No Silver Bullet Revisted American Programmer Journal
And in an equally influential article, No Silver Bullet; Essence and Accidents of Software Engineering, he argued that the difficulties are inevitable, arising from software's inescapable essence, as distinct from accident; something we're doing wrong in producing it.
The good news is that a silver bullet is indeed feasible to whoever musters the determination to forge it.
The bad news is that, exactly as with the silver bullets that eliminated other crises throughout history, our silver bullet will also be a paradigm shift, not a technology.
virtualschool.edu /cox/pub/NoSilverBulletRevisted   (4052 words)

  
 Silver Bullet - Software License Audit solutions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Silver Bullet FirstStep 1.1 is now available, but it's release has been limited to existing customers.
I was one of 20 founders invited by the minister, Kristin Clemet to present myself, Silver Bullet and my thoughts on entrepreneurship in R&D based startups.
Silver Bullet FirstStep was designed to be both quick and easy to use, while at the same time bring you the information you need to now.
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 Silver Bullet
For as long as I can remember, Silver Bullet has thrilled me and terrified me. While it has lost a great deal of its power over the years, Silver Bullet is still an effective thriller and still manages to send a shiver up my spine.
The cast in Silver Bullet is an exceptional collection of actors and actresses.
Silver Bullet is one of the best werewolf films you'll ever watch; not because of the effects or the gore, but because of the superb acting, character development, and storytelling.
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 Silver Bullet
The SILVER BULLET is a shiny, brand new 70 ft. long ocean going projectile.
Feel the rumble of the powerful V-12 turbo-charged diesel engines as they "round-up" thousands of stampeding horsepower for the SILVER BULLET to "shoot-up" the beachfront with exhilarating speeds.
The legendary beauty and speed of The SILVER BULLET will be the highlight of your vacation.
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 No Silver Bullet:   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The familiar software project, at least as seen by the nontechnical manager, has something of this character; it is usually innocent and straightforward, but is capable of becoming a monster of missed schedules, blown budgets, and flawed products.
Operating systems, loudly decried in the 1960's for their memory and cycle costs, have proved to be an excellent form in which to use some of the MIPS and cheap memory bytes of the past hardware surge.
Is there perhaps a silver bullet to be found by eliminating the errors at the source, in the system-design phase?
www-inst.eecs.berkeley.edu /~maratb/readings/NoSilverBullet.html   (7021 words)

  
 silver bullet paintball gun
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 Amazon.co.uk: Silver Bullet [1985]: Video   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Silver Bullet is a generic, by-the-numbers Stephen King film with a Stephen King screenplay adapted from an earlier novella.
Eventually he manages to convince his supercilious sister Janey and his unreliable drunk Uncle Red (Gary Busey) and there is the usual confrontation involving a silver bullet melted down from the children's religious jewellery; the title also refers to the boy's motorised wheelchair.
I agree the dvd might not have any extras but for Silver Bullet to be made in 1985 it is good.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/B00004CJZU   (1035 words)

  
 eichmanntech.com | Bullet Plug | Bullet Plug®   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Bullet Plug® connector is a totally new approach to RCA/phono connection where every aspect of electron flow has been considered.
The new Bullet Plug® connector solves the problems of standard and audiophile grade RCA plugs by providing a faster, cleaner signal of high purity and detail.
The contact pins are machined from hard drawn 4-nines pure silver rod, and then treated with Caig Preservit 5PL - which leaves a microscopic protective coating to prevent oxidation and enhance conductivity.
www.eichmanncables.com /bullet_plug   (521 words)

  
 Silver Bullet - Check Scanner Experts - Featuring Ranger API
Silver Bullet's Outrider™ suite gives banks, check scanner manufacturers and software vendors a competitive advantage.
Whether you are doing remote deposits, branch capture, proof of deposits, remittance processing or software development, Silver Bullet's products provide a broad-range of solutions to banks and the financial technology business sectors.
ORLANDO, FL, November 15, 2005–Today at the BAI Retail Delivery conference, Silver Bullet, a leader in check scanning applications and development tools, unveiled Scout™, its newest Check 21 solution designed to help protect financial institutions against the uncertain performance of inexpensive check scanners.
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 Silver Bullet - Knott's Berry Farm | Picture Gallery
Silver Bullet is estimated to cost $16-million to build.
Thrill seekers were given an early Christmas present when Silver Bullet opened on December 7, 2004.
Silver Bullet is the first B&M Inverted coaster to use magnetic brakes to slow the train in the brake run.
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 Silver Bullet Registry
The Sebring Silver (light-colored) NSX coupe (fixed fl roof) was produced from 1991-1993.
Other silver colors are available in Japan and Europe, including a chrome silver and a dark gray (Magnum Gray Pearl).
If you have a silver NSX, please send me an email with a picture (preferably JPEG format and at least 256 pixels wide) and some car details.
www.geocities.com /NapaValley/1269/silver-bullet.html   (447 words)

  
 Silver Bullet - VHS - Title SA - SO Shopping at dooyoo.co.uk
When a armed posse fail to bring the critter down it is left up to a wheelchair bound boy (who suspects the identity of the creature) and his sister to do the business.pretty good special effects from carlo (deep red +dune) rambaldi although not on...
Silver Bullet is, as the title may giveaway a werewolf film.
He calls his chair "Silver Bullet," hence the title.
www.dooyoo.co.uk /vhs-title-sa-so/silver-bullet   (293 words)

  
 Silver Bullet - Kenai River Guide Service
In addition to the big Kings in June and July, the Kenai River boasts a huge number of Sockeye (Red) Salmon in July, and in August and September there is a good run of the acrobatic Silver (Coho) Salmon.
The Silver Bullet is located about 3 hours by car south of Anchorage near Sterling.
Unlike many Alaska lodges, the Silver Bullet is located on the banks of the Kenai River.
www.alaska.net /~silverb   (345 words)

  
 Silver Bullet Divorce Gifts, Breakup Mementos, Separation Souvenirs
DIVORCE GIFTS: Silver bullet divorces gift, breakup humor mementos, joke separation souvenir, humorous wedding present or marital split-up gag for ex, husband, boyfriend, attorney, lawyer.
Silver bullet divorce gifts, breakup memento humor, joke separation souvenir, humorous wedding present or marital split-up gag for ex, husband, boyfriend, attorney, lawyer.
Silver bullet divorce gifts, breakup memento humor, humorous wedding present or marital split-up gag for ex, husband, boyfriend, attorney, lawyer.
www.silverbulletdivorce.com   (573 words)

  
 Silver Bullet
Soon the Silver Bullet runs out of gas and the Reverend has Marty at his mercy.
When Red finds paint from the Reverend's blue car on the Silver Bullet, even he is convinced.
During the ensuing battle with the werewolf, the silver bullet falls into a vent, Marty finally retrieves it and the priest/werewolf is dispatched in the titular traditional fashion.
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 Blackbird, Silver Bullet, ST-2000 FTA Receiver   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
It is mandatory that you read the disclaimer before using this website..
The Blackbird and Silver Bullet Enforcer were the start of a wave of new FTA Receivers.
The Blackbird / Silver Bullet will understand each individual LNB signal, and download all the channels for that satellite.
www.thesatshack.com /silver-bullet-enforcer.html   (293 words)

  
 Silver Bullet
or should I say, dead at the hands of my handgun and a silver bullet I had specially manufactured for her.
She thought being married to a federal agent and changing her identity would save her from my wrath...
I load my gun with my special silver bullet for the second time.
www.academyofbards.org /fanfic/k/karenk_silverbullet.html   (1001 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Silver Bullet (1985) (Ws Sub): DVD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Corey Haim (back when he was still cute) and his souped-up hot-rod of a wheelchair are all that stand between a sleepy little New England town and a ferocious full-moon killer in Stephen King's adaptation of his novella Cycle of the Werewolf.
The tension builds until the night that Jane and Marty's parents are away from home and Uncle Red stays with Marty, Jane, and a single silver bullet.
King has always had a knack for creating characters we care about, and "Silver Bullet" is certainly no exception to that time honored fact.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B000063URC?v=glance   (2285 words)

  
 Silver Bullet Firearms, Training Center, Indoor Shooting Range : silverbulletfirearms.com
Silver Bullet Firearms, Training Center, Indoor Shooting Range : silverbulletfirearms.com
Welcome to the Silver Bullet Firearms Indoor Range and Training Center site.
We are a retail firearms and accessories store with an indoor gun shooting range.
www.silverbulletfirearms.com   (79 words)

  
 Small Press - Silver Bullet Comics
Welcome to the exciting world of small press comics here at Silver Bullet Comics.
On these pages we expose you to some of the harder to find comics being produced by enthusiasts, nut cases, artists and other creative types all over the world.
Check out our discussion of this question with a number of comic creators.
www.silverbulletcomicbooks.com /smallpress   (492 words)

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