Understanding Computers Today & Tomorrow, Comprehensive

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  • Edition: 12th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-05-07
  • Publisher: Course Technology
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Get a classic, well-rounded introduction to computer concepts with a modern twist! Understanding Computers: Today and Tomorrow will ensure that learners have the comprehensive, current knowledge of computer concepts and issues needed to succeed in our techoecentric society. The completely updated 12th edition offers exciting new coverage of emerging technologies, including Software as a Service (Saas), Web 2.0, dual-mode mobile phones, ZigBee, Net neutrality, and social networking sites.

Table of Contents

Introduction Module
Introduction to the World of Computers. Hardware Module
The System Unit: Processing and Memory
Input and Output. Software Module
System Software: Operating Systems and Utility Programs
Application Software. Networks and the Internet Module
Computer Networks
The Internet and World Wide Web
Network and Internet Security. Web Applications Module
Multimedia and the Web
E-Commerce. Systems Module
Information Systems and System Development
Program Development and Programming Languages
Databases and Database Management Systems. Computers and Society Module
Computer Security and Privacy
Intellectual Property Rights, Ethics, Health, Access, and the Environment
References and Resources Guide
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