9780131139701

Computers Are Your Future Complete 2005 Edition

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  • ISBN13:

    9780131139701

  • ISBN10:

    0131139703

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2005
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

This introduction to computers is noted for its lucid explanations of computing concepts, practical applications of technology theory, and emphasis on the historical and societal impacts of technological innovations. It features integrated coverage of management information systems, networking, email, and the Internet.Other coverage of cutting-edge topics includes Microsoft Office 2003, ethics, e-commerce, crime and security, privacy, communications trends and infrastructure, multimedia, buying and upgrading your computer system, and file management.For individuals seeking an introduction to computers.

Table of Contents

Computers, the Web and You
Ethics
System Software: The Operating Environment
Application Software: Tools for Productivity
Microsoft Office
Inside the System Unit
Input/Output and Storage
File Management
Networks: Communicating and Sharing Resources
The Internet and World Wide Web
Wired and Wireless Communications
Buying and Upgrading Your Computer System
E-Commerce, Privacy and Security
Databases and Information Systems
Systems Analysis and Design
Multimedia and Virtual Reality
Programming Languages and Program Development
Careers and Certification
Enterprise Computing
Emerging Technologies
Acronym Finder
Glossary
Illustration Credits
Index
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