9780132297219

Tomorrow's Technology and You : Introductory

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  • ISBN13:

    9780132297219

  • ISBN10:

    0132297213

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2010
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

For introductory courses in computer concepts often including instruction in Microsoft Office.Explores the promises and challenges of information technology, along with its effect on businesses, people, society, and the future.Tomorrow's Technology and You explores information technology on three levels:Explanations: Clearly explains what a computer is and what it can (and can't) do; it clearly explains the basics of information technology, from multimedia PCs to the Internet and beyond.Applications: Illustrates how computers and networks are and will be used as practical tools to solve a wide variety of problems.Implications: Puts technology in a human context, illustrating how digital devices and networks affect our lives, our world, and our future.Previous Editions:Tomorrow's Technology and You, Eigth EditionComputer Confluence: Tomorrow's Technology and You, Seventh Edition

Table of Contents

About this Book
Visual Walk-through
Our Digital Planet
Hardware Basics: Inside the Box
Hardware Basics: Peripherals
Software Basics: The Ghost in the Machine
Productivity Applications
Graphics, Digital Media, and Multimedia
Database Applications and Privacy Implications
Networking and Digital Communication
The Evolving Internet
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