9780130088468

Computers in Your Future 2003: Introductory

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  • ISBN13:

    9780130088468

  • ISBN10:

    0130088463

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 3/1/2002
  • Publisher: Pearson College Div
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Summary

This 12 chapter 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. This text is chapters 1-12 of the Complete Edition.

Table of Contents

Becoming Fluent with Computers and the Internet
Inside the System Unit
Storing Data: Electronic Filing Cabinets
Input and Output: Data In, Information Out
Buying and Upgrading Your Computer System
System Software: Keeping the Computer Running Smoothly
Application Software: Essentials for Knowledge Workers
Multimedia and Virtual Reality
The Internet: The Network of Networks
Using E-mail
The World Wide Web and Electronic Commerce
Creating a Web Page
Telecommunications: Exchanging Data Via the Telephone System
Networks: Superhighways for Digital Information
Privacy and Encryption
Computer Crime and Security
Ethics: Doing the Right Thing

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