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OLD AND NEW
OLD AND NEW
OLD AND NEW The World of Computers   What do we usually think of when we hear the word computer? Well most of us seem to fret or run away when we hear that word but why? The computer is one of the best inventions that anyone has ever come up with, why our whole world is practically run by them. A computer is something that no one should take for granted or kicks to the curb just because one does not take the time to become computer literate. In the following paragraphs I will explain why it is s
Operating Systems
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Purpose The first thing I wanted to do for this project was to determine how the computer system I chose was going to be used. I wanted to purchase a personal computer system, with monitor and printer that I could use to do Web-based research. The research will be done out of my house. It will be primarily based on comparing different start-up companies to determine investments for the future. Since I determined that all my research was going to be over the Internet, it was imp
Oppertunities and challenges of the internet
Oppertunities and challenges of the internet
oppertunities and challenges of the internet Opportunities and Challenges of the Internet In a world of light-speed data transmission, any individual with little training and expertise can make a fortune from the Internet. Many companies, like E-bay or Amazon.com, thrive from business done only through Internet transactions. As computer technology progresses, data transmission becomes faster, and as high level encryption becomes available for public use, the amount of Internet consumers also gro
Patented algorithms
Patented algorithms
patented algorithms Software consists of lists of instructions that a computer reads and executes. The tasks done by a computer are largely repetitive; the same chunks of instructions are executed many times. Each chunk performs one specific task and goes by the label algorithm, a method for accomplishing a specific task. In the United States, it is possible to obtain a patent for a software algorithm. One example of a patented software algorithm is the LZW software algorithm. The LZW patent is
Pbx hybrid networks
Pbx hybrid networks
pbx hybrid networks PBX and Key/Hybrid Systems PBX and Key systems are the wave of communication for business everywhere. The key difference between PBX and Key/Hybrid systems are the amount of stations each can handle. Key systems are designed for clients with very small line size requirements and very basic needs. It usually handles between 16 to 48 stations. PBX systems on the other hand handle a lot more stations as well as more features and sophistication. PBX are designed for larger corpor
Personality
Personality
Personality Personality Working with computers is a great pleasure for anyone who ever has really discovered how they work. Maintaining computers can broken into a very broad range of duties or jobs. Two of my favorite, Programming and Network Administration, present me with the greatest interest. Computer programmers and network administrators are given great job opportunities in this technology world. Both require time, patience, high levels of college, and training. Programmers are required t
Pircay is still a crim
Pircay is still a crim
Pircay is still a crim Ryan Dunton English 1117 Dec. 11, 2000 Piracy is still a crime Software Piracy is the most common computer crime, it is the illegal coping of software. People wouldn\'t think of shoplifting software from a retail store, but don\'t think twice about going home and making several illegal copies of the same software and this is true because I myself am guilty of this. The major problem is not people going out and buying the software then making copies for everyone, it\'s the
Planning Information Systems
Planning Information Systems
Planning Information Systems Planning for Management Information System Planning for Management Information System The biggest challenge and most critical success factor in reengineering projects are persuading the people within the organization to cooperate. When you begin to computerize a legacy system considers the advantages; reduced clerical cost, quicker processing time and improved customer service. Everyone knows that the computer capabilities alone make life a lot easier for all manager
Polymorphic
Polymorphic
Polymorphic Polymorphic & Cloning Computer Viruses The generation of today is growing up in a fast-growing, high-tech world which allows us to do the impossibilities of yesterday. With the help of modern telecommunications and the rapid growth of the personal computer in the average household we are able to talk to and share information with people from all sides of the globe. However, this vast amount of information transport has opened the doors for the computer virus of the future to flouri
Programming Languaguages
Programming Languaguages
Programming Languaguages Programming Languages A programming language is a set of English-like instructions that includes a set of rules for putting the instructions together to create commands. A translator changes the English-like commands into numeric code that the computer can understand. The most common type of translator is a compiler. The compiler is program that reads English-like commands in a file and than creates another file containing computer readable numeric code or commands. I wi
Reality Misunderstood
Reality Misunderstood
Reality Misunderstood Reality, Misunderstood Day by day cyberspace is becoming a more intricate part of our society. As it does, we rely on it more to manage finances, research, and to communicate. Communication in cyberspace has developed a new community for people around the world. The ability to freely communicate with people around the world through a computer has raised many questions about the reality of cyberspace. Since it is a tool of communication that millions of people use every day
Small Company Y2K Report
Small Company Y2K Report
Small Company Y2K Report Table of Contents 1. Introduction 2. Testing Procedure 3. Hardware and Software Compliance 4. Summary 1. Introduction Year 2000, Y2K or Millennium Bug! What is it? It is a problem resulting from the common programming practice of using only two-digits to store the year in software. The practice dates back to the 1950\'s when computers began to be used for business purposes. Using two digits for dates is benign and causes no harm so long as the next year is a larger numbe
Software and copyright
Software and copyright
Software and copyright Current copright and patent laws are inapropriate for computer software; their imposition slows down software development and reduces competition. From the first computer as we know them, the ENIAC, computer software has become more and more important. From thousands of bytes on miles of paper to millions of bytes on a thin piece of tin foil sandwitched between two pieces of plastic, software has played an important part in the world. Computers have most likely played an i
Software Licensing
Software Licensing
Software Licensing In 1993 worldwide illegal copying of domestic and international software cost $12.5 billion to the software industry, with a loss of $2.2 billion in the United States alone. Estimates show that over 40 percent of U.S. software company revenues are generated overseas, yet nearly 85 percent of the software industry\'s piracy losses occurred outside of the United States borders. The Software Publishers Association indicated that approximately 35 percent of the business software i
Structure
Structure
structure Introduction Structured Design is a method to convert an \'\'informal specification\'\' including a set of data flow diagrams and process specifications into a design that could be implemented using a language like Pascal or C. It was developed by Edward Yourdon and Larry Constantine, reportedly by examining a number of systems that had been developed in the 1960\'s that were regarded as good design examples, and identifying common features and patterns that they contained. Structured
System Analyst
System Analyst
System Analyst Systems analysts solve computer problems and enable computer technology to meet individual needs of an organization. They help an organization realize the maximum benefit from its investment in equipment, personnel, and business processes. This process may include planning and developing new computer systems or devising ways to apply existing systems resources to additional operations. Systems analysts may design new systems, including both hardware and software, or add a new sof
System Analysts
System Analysts
System Analysts Ok, I know you are wondering what is a systems analysts and what do they do. Well in this paper not only am I going to tell what they do but I will also tell other important information. Just sit back, chill and read this computer science careers report. Systems analysts oversee the development process for new software and hardware. In the case of software engineers, the project could involve designing a new application program or other software. Systems analysts, on the other ha
Telephone TV Cable Television
Telephone TV Cable Television
Telephone TV Cable Television In today\'s world the bounds of information technology are being pushed further and further every day. With Local Area Networks spanning into WorldWide Area Networks and globalization happening to every small business with a connection to the Internet the need for alternatives is growing. Technology and hardware are increasing faster than people with the skills to support them are. With this the ways to connect and expand into the Internet are improving as well as t
The First Chapter of computer Languages
The First Chapter of computer Languages
The First Chapter of computer Languages The Tortuous Path of Early Programming. In the perpetual darkness more than two miles below the surface of the North Atlantic, a submersible sled slowly traced the alpine contours of the ocean bottom in the summer of 1985. Named the Argo after the ship in which the legendary Greek Hero Jason sought the Golden Fleece, the 16-foot-long craft resembled a section of scaffolding flung on its side and stuffed with equipment, Powerful lights, sonar, Video cameras
The Internet
The Internet
The Internet The Internet is, literally, a network of networks. It is made of thousands of interconnected networks spanning the globe. The computers that form the Internet range from huge mainframes in research establishments to humble PCs in people\'s homes and offices. Despite the recent publicity, the Internet is not a new thing. Its roots lie in a collection of computers that were linked together in the 1970s to form the US Department of Defense\'s communications systems. Fearing the consequ
The Millenium Bug
The Millenium Bug
The Millenium Bug The Millennium Bug The millennial sun will first rise over human civilization in the independent republic of Kirbati, a group of thirty low lying coral islands in the Pacific Ocean. Kirbati straddles the equator and the International Dateline halfway between Hawaii and Australia. “For those who live in a world that relies on satellites, air, rail and ground transportation, manufacturing plants, electricity, heat, telephone, or TV, when the calendar clicks ’99 to ’00, we will ex
The Rise of the Y2K Bug
The Rise of the Y2K Bug
The Rise of the Y2K Bug The Y2K problem is the electronic equivalent of the El Niño and there will be nasty surprises around the globe.--John Hamre, Dep. Secretary of Defense When I was in the first grade, my elementary school invested in several computers and started Introduction to Computers classes. I remember playing math games and drawing with art programs, in awe of, and slightly intimidated by the beastly piece of technology in front of me. I had little idea of how it worked, and even l
The wave of the future
The wave of the future
The wave of the future The wave of the future is drowning out very quickly. All the technology we have created will bit the dust before the systems really are used. At the end of the century all systems that have calendars to monitor systems or use calendars to show dates will shut down all at once. Major electronic systems such as elevators, alarm systems, fax machines, telephones, cars with computer systems will be nothing more than paper weights or wall designs nothing more. For years compute
The Y2K Bug
The Y2K Bug
The Y2K Bug The year 2000 problem could have been completely prevented had some early people envisioned the degree to which the microprocessor would change our lives. Surely, no one would have thought that in the early days of ENIAC that everything from your alarm clock to your car would be computerized. Even the IT managers of the 80\'s could not be blamed: The disk space savings from dropping the two digits of the date over 100 Million Records would represent almost 200 Megabytes! Space requir
The year 2000 bug
The year 2000 bug
the year 2000 bug Do you have a home computer or a small business with a computer? You have undoubtedly read or heard information about the upcoming new century and are wondering if you need to do something to help your PC make the transition into the year 2000. This site is constructed to help you answer that question, and to help you sort fact from fiction. The way that your computer system will be affected by the year 2000 will depend not only on the equipment and software that you have, but
UNIX
UNIX
UNIX “UNIX was the first operating system designed to run on ‘dissimilar’ computers by converting most hardware specific commands in machine language into an independent programming language called ‘C,’” Jon Wolfe writes in the Nashville Business Journal. (Wolfe 29) UNIX was the basis of AT&T’s telephone system and the government’s wide area network system. Then it became the basis of communication between engineers and scientists, and eventually the basis of communication for everyone worldwide
UNIX1
UNIX1
UNIX1 “UNIX was the first operating system designed to run on ‘dissimilar’ computers by converting most hardware specific commands in machine language into an independent programming language called ‘C,’” Jon Wolfe writes in the Nashville Business Journal. (Wolfe 29) UNIX was the basis of AT&T’s telephone system and the government’s wide area network system. Then it became the basis of communication between engineers and scientists, and eventually the basis of communication for everyone worldwid
Using NetIQ s AppManager
Using NetIQ s AppManager
Using NetIQ s AppManager Enterprise Network Management J. Banks, J. Brown, E. Kimble, J. Sachsel 1 Organizational Impact of an Enterprise Network Management Solution Using NetIQ’ s AppManager University of Maryland, University College Adelphi, MD Team J3E Members Jeffrey Banks Jeremiah (Pep) Brown Evelyn Kimble Jeffrey Sachsel July 14, 2000 Enterprise Network Management J. Banks, J. Brown, E. Kimble, J. Sachsel 2 Table of Contents Abstract ........................................................
Web advertising
Web advertising
web advertising web advertising Web Advertising Web advertising, not to mention the Internet itself, finds itself in a stage of relative infancy and therefore provides marketers with novel challenges and situations which need to be dealt with caution . The realm of Web advertising is unchartered terri tory! In terms of South Africa, the country finds itsef somewhat behind technologically. However, this may not prove to be a disadvantage as the uncertain nature of Web advertising may make a polic
What do you know about computers
What do you know about computers
What do you know about computers Prior to attending this class I thought I knew a lot about computers. What I’ve learned is that all I really knew was buzz words: megahertz, gigabyte, ram, megabyte, etc. I also assumed bigger was better, and there may be some truth to that statement. However, it is equally true that bigger is not always necessary. I needed to purchase a computer that would satisfy all the needs and wants of the family. I needed a system that could run accounting software, my
Why Microsoft is not a monopoly
Why Microsoft is not a monopoly
Why Microsoft is not a monopoly Monopoly? Is Microsoft actually a monopoly? No, they are not. They dont force you to buy their products, they are not the only company out there, and even though they are the most used, people do have many other choices. Who makes you buy a product? No company makes you buy their products. If any company made you buy a product of theirs it would be bad business, and no one would buy from them. Nobody is holding a gun to your head saying , Buy my product or I wil
Windows Evolution
Windows Evolution
Windows Evolution Microsoft: The Company It wouldnt be fair to talk about the Windows Operating System without first looking at the origins of the company that developed it. William H. Gates III and Paul Allen founded Microsoft in 1975. They were both only 19 years old. In 1980 International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) chose Microsoft to write the operating system for the IBM PC personal computer, to be introduced the following year. As part of its contract with IBM, Microsoft was permi
Windows NT
Windows NT
Windows NT Windows NT Operating System Windows NT History. Since it was first released in 1993, Microsoft Windows NT Server has established itself as the network operating system (NOS) of choice for countless organizations of all sizes in private industry and public agencies. They have discovered that Windows NT Server is extremely reliable, highly scalable, and capable of handling the complex, mission-critical demands of even large Fortune 500 corporations. But the widespread adoption of Window
Y2K1
Y2K1
Y2K1 What is Y2K and What Effect Did It Present On Modern Culture? Two seemingly small digits may turn January 1, 2000 from a worldwide celebration into a universal nightmare. Affecting companies worldwide, many pay millions upon millions of dollars in order for computers to recognize the difference between the years 2000 and 1900. One of the world’s most detrimental dilemmas, the year 2000 computer bug is an extensive and interesting problem that everyone must face. The definition and implicati
Year 2000 Computer Problem Y2K Bug
Year 2000 Computer Problem Y2K Bug
Year 2000 Computer Problem Y2K Bug Less than two years until the year 2000. Two seemingly small digits may turn January 1, 2000 from a worldwide celebration into a universal nightmare. With computers mistaking the year 2000 for 1900, virtually all businesses that use dates will be affected. Not only will the companies be affected, but they are paying millions upon millions of dollars in order for computers to recognize the difference between the years 2000 and 1900. The year 2000 computer bug is
Being conservative
Being conservative
being conservative Being Conservative As my friends and I enter a nearby McDonalds down the street, we all have one thing on our minds, food. “A number nine,” one of my friends calls out, “with an apple pie.” “I’ll take a number three with extra mayo,” another one of my friends says. Finally, it is my turn to order. “Hmm,” I think to myself. “I am not going to eat because then I’ll have to pay.” I figured if I said I wasn’t hungry then my friends will offer me their food, and in the end I wouldn
Character
Character
character aracterPhil The sun was setting. Far to the east, threatening black clouds arose from the fumes of pollution from the several smokestacks towering over the city. The streets were pocks marked and dented with the recent shower of acid rain. Hot boiling steam from the sewers made the temperature of day much hotter than it really was. Just outside the borders of the city is a lake covered with muck and crude oil spills. Death and despair floated aimlessly on the surface of the unhospitabl
Dochyels Grand Adventure
Dochyels Grand Adventure
Dochyels Grand Adventure Dochyel stood very stiffly at the bottom of the old stairs that lead up to the attic. He held a large serving spoon that was stained with spaghetti in his right hand. In his left hand he firmly held one of his mothers cast iron lids to her frying pan. On his head he sported a metal spaghetti strainer. He was prepared to face anything that was up there. He looked up the chipped stairs, but just by the look of them he didn\'t want to go up because they were old and cracked
Fantasy Story1
Fantasy Story1
Fantasy Story1 Thinking that it maybe was about time for something not so spectacular, I grabbed this book by Iain Not-M Banks while I was at the bookstore (getting The Naked God). Good thing. Even with it\'s high finance setting and international business milieu, The Business is the most quiet and laid back book I\'ve ever read by Banks. This is mostly because of the main character Kate Telman, who\'s just so nice, and warm and understandable that it\'s nearly too much. But only nearly, Banks k
I hate Life
I hate Life
I hate Life The sun was setting. Far to the east, threatening black clouds arose from the fumes of pollution from the several smoke stacks towering over the city. The streets were pock marked and dented with the recent shower of acid rain. Hot boiling steam from the sewers made the temperature of day much hotter than it really was. Just outside the borders of the city is a lake covered with muck and crude oil spills. Death and despair floated aimlessly on the surface of the unhospitable body of
Imaginary description
Imaginary description
Imaginary description Eighteen-year-old Jenny awoke early one August morning and climbed out of bed before her big blue eyes were quite open. The hard wooden floors felt icy under her bare feet. Rushing to her window pushing back the pink cotton curtains and lifting the aging wooden pane, she inhaled the aroma of lilacs from the blooming tree below. She saw a small patch of dark clouds threatening to block out the morning sun on the horizon. There was frost on the ground covering her mother’s fl
Importancce of being earnesr
Importancce of being earnesr
Importancce of being earnesr Marxist Criticism on The Importance of Being Earnest Excuse me Geoffrey, could you get me some more water. I\'m terribly thirsty, and the weather out here isn\'t doing any good for my complexion. declares the man as he sighs in exhaustion. Right away sir, anything else? proclaims the servant. No that will be all. says the man as he waves off the servant. So is this the scene of yesteryear\'s society or one of today\'s, well in actuality it can be either. In t
Its all in the blood
Its all in the blood
Its all in the blood It’s All in the Blood Finding a dead body on the edge of the lake first thing in the morning wasn\'t my idea of how to start a day. Actually, it wasn\'t how I started my day. First, I had rolled out of bed, then I had a glass of orange juice, and followed that with donning my jogging suit, the thickest pair of socks I owned, my beat-up old tennies and my girl hat — as my ex-boyfriend liked to call my knit cap decorated with tassels and cute little flowers. I had opened the d
Lifes Progression
Lifes Progression
Lifes Progression Life’s Progression Most everyone has been at a point in their lives that crucial decisions have to be made about their future. Each one of us has set specific goals that we feel need to be achieved for our future. As we grow older the goals that we set early in our young adulthood become increasingly important. We are aware of drastic changes, which will be occurring, in our lives; therefore, we place importance on a few specific goals that we feel are important to us. Upcoming
Marilyn Manson vs the Pope
Marilyn Manson vs the Pope
Marilyn Manson vs the Pope Marilyn Manson vs. Pope John Paul II Would you rather live a life full of sex, having every kind of sex imaginable, in every exotic position, with anyone you wanted, or live a life of celibacy? Well, if you’re like most people, the first choice sounds a lot more tempting. Marilyn Manson and Pope John Paul II have each chosen one of these lifestyles, and both are influential members of our society. Although they are both well known, they are very different people. From
Modern Day Epic Story
Modern Day Epic Story
Modern Day Epic Story EPIC STORY Looking back I underestimated the true capability of Carrera. Carrera was a man of intellectual prowess and had a supernatural ability to open car doors and start them with his mind. He was only five foot six inches tall with a medium build and he always wore a fisherman’s hat to hide the fact he didn’t have any hair. Despite being only thirty-one years old, he managed to pull off the biggest car stings in the history of automobiles. With the help of unknown outs
Monday
Monday
Monday I\'ve owned a tiny futon store in a small mall in the downtown area of a rather bantam city. This little hole in the wall had been my peaceful, get-away for nearly ten years. I rarely received attention from tourists, let alone the other business owners. I didn\'t bother anyone, and no one really bothered me. I kind of liked it like that. Then, of course, it had to change. Things always have a way of being good for a long time…. and then not being so good. I suppose I may be overexaggerat
Monkeys are always funny
Monkeys are always funny
Monkeys are always funny MONKEYS ARE ALWAYS FUNNY Bob Dylan sings about monkeys. Bob Dylan sings about monkeys doing a dance in one of his songs on Another Side of Bob Dylan. In the song, he asks his monkey to do the dog, and it winds up doing the cat, to which he replies, Funky Monkey. I think he was on drugs. Here\'s a story I wrote: On what would turn out to be the swampiest, most disgusting day of summer, the Cary First Presbyterian Church parishioners showed up at 9 a.m. for the Sunday
Affirmative Action
Affirmative Action
mrs Affirmative Action Affirmative Action as defined by the Meriam Webster\'s Dictionary is an active effort to improve the employment or educational opportunities of members of minority groups or women. In 1961 John F.Kennedy issued an executive order calling for Affirmative Action as a means to promote equal opportunity for racial minorities, in hiring by federal contractors. This was the first official use of the term by the Federal Government. Eight years later Nixon as President beefed up t
My life more creatively
My life more creatively
My life more creatively Even though we all have immeasurable opportunities to live our lives more creatively, we only use our creativity sparingly. I think I achieved my highest level of creativity as a child. As a little girl, I was very absorbed in the exhilaration of adventures and inventions. As a result, I was always willing to try new things. I used to dream of becoming an educator. I always wanted to educate people in our society to understand that the opportunity of becoming accomplished