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Boot Camp

Software from Apple that enables an Intel-based Mac to host the Windows operating system. Boot Camp divides the hard disk into Windows and Mac partitions, installs the necessary drivers and creates a "dual boot" environment. Introduced in 2006, Boot Camp does not provide a virtual machine capability such as found in Parallels Desktop and VMware Fusion (see Mactel). Windows and Mac applications are not run simultaneously. At startup, the user must choose which OS to use and must reboot to switch to the other environment. See boot and dual boot.
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Upon arrival at the boot camps,conscriptswere given the option to state which specialty they preferred during their 24-month service and if they wished to take the exams to serve in higher ranks.
The boot camp has become a regular fixture in certain sporting circles, as professional organisations seek to gain whatever physical or psychological edge they can get over their rivals.
The time spent in many boot camps is often too short to adequately teach offenders the life skills (e.
Grundfest shepherds Stanford's eight-year-old executive education program; he believes strongly that boot camps boost awareness of corporate governance procedures by both CEOs and directors.
We had boot camps for several years, but the recidivism rate was not better than in the regular programs, and they were expensive to run, so we got out of that business," says Steve Green, a spokesman for the Youth and Adult Correctional Agency of California.
The objective of the Boot Camps is to take users who are semi-proficient in a particular area and help them become highly proficient by the end of the conference.
boot camps burn fat and build lean muscle in only 30 minutes.
Lack of regulation and oversight, she adds, makes boot camps a potentially dangerous place for vulnerable teens.
Recently, boot camps have come under scrutiny after allegations of abuse surfaced in Maryland's three camps a few months ago and 14-year-old Gina Score died July 21 after she collapsed during a long-distance run while in the custody of South Dakota's State Training School.
There's a newer generation of boot camps that do tend to emphasize treatment and aftercare," says Castellano, an associate professor at the Center for the Study of Crime, Delinquency and Corrections at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.