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Hiding behind a Computer
Hiding behind a Computer
Hiding behind a Computer Are computers and the Internet redefining human identity as people explore the boundaries of their personalities, adopt multiple selves, and form online relationships that can be more intense than real ones? Is the World Wide Web redefining our sense of community and where we find our peers? The answer is simple. An individual should not use a false identity to produce a life on the Internet. They should also avoid using an online life to influence their identity in real
History of Computer Industry
History of Computer Industry
History of Computer Industry History of the Computer Industry in America America and the Computer Industry Only once in a lifetime will a new invention come about to touch every aspect of our lives. Such a device that changes the way we work, live, and play is a special one, indeed. A machine that has done all this and more now exists in nearly every business in the U.S. and one out of every two households (Hall, 156). This incredible invention is the computer. The electronic computer has been a
How Can Artificial Intelligence Help Us
How Can Artificial Intelligence Help Us
How Can Artificial Intelligence Help Us Recently, the media has spent an increasing amount of broadcast time on new technology. The focus of high-tech media has been aimed at the flurry of advances concerning artificial intelligence (AI). What is artificial intelligence and what is the media talking about? Are these technologies beneficial to our society or mere novelties among business and marketing professionals? AI has changed medical facilities, police departments, and manufacturing plants,
How To Computerize Your Accounts
How To Computerize Your Accounts
How To Computerize Your Accounts Mark Demayo OUTLINE THESIS: I will explain the steps that need to be taken to computerize business accounts. The steps are planning and informed selecting of hardware, software, and training. I. Making the decision to computerize II. Choosing the correct tools A. Software B. Hardware C. New and old technology III. Installation and training In the normal course of a day our lives are affected by the technology of computers in ways we can only begin to imagine. “Th
How to design a network
How to design a network
how to design a network I. STATEMENT & BACKGROUND The college of Business (COB) server is now being used to support deliver to the Computer Information System (CIS) department. The CIS professors would be using the server for various operations. Assignments, e-mail, and other types of information would be easier for the students to access. Network users are able to share files, printers and other resources; send electronic messages and run programs on other computers. However, certain important
How Will We Use Tomorrows PCs
How Will We Use Tomorrows PCs
How Will We Use Tomorrows PCs How Will We Use Tomorrow\'s P.C.s? Tomorrow\'s PCs are going to be different in many ways; they will be more powerful, they will include more facilities for multimedia, and looking further ahead, they may have features such as three dimensional displays, or wrap around virtual reality. These changes will shape the way which we use our PCs, but even without such advances, there are changes that can and will take place in the operating systems that enable us to make b
I want my MP3
I want my MP3
I want my MP3 I Want My MP3 Music is something that can be listened to almost anywhere due to modern technology. When it comes to listening to music while sitting at a computer, controversy arises. People today want to just be able to click the mouse a few times and be able to listen to thousands of different songs. A web site known as Napster is in the middle of a lawsuit with the Recording Industry Association of America, RIAA for short, over their software. This software lets subscribers down
Independent Work No1
Independent Work No1
Independent Work No1 Introduction to Computers The one website that I am adamant about visiting regularly is the video game publication Next Generation\'s site, located at http://www.next-generation.com. It is, what I believe, to be the most comprehensive website devoted to video games, both PC and console, their development, and up to the minute news concerning release dates, company mergers/buyouts, and groundbreaking technology. Next Generation, the magazine and the website, are both affiliat
Influences of Personal Computers Today
Influences of Personal Computers Today
Influences of Personal Computers Today Introduction Since the beginning of the Industrial Revolution, people wanted and needed an easier way of calculating and measuring. Through the dreams of Charles Babbage, the computer was born. These new machines could do any regular math more than twice as fast as any human. Sadly, these ideas were not appreciated until almost one hundred years later. In the 1950\'s, the idea of computers was broght up again. This is when people finally started crediting B
Interactive class
Interactive class
Interactive class How to Go From Class-Room to Web-Room as Painlessly as Possible By Rik Hall, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, New Brunswick 1.0 ABSTRACT Getting your course onto the World Wide Web (WWW) is best done using a systematic approach. There are a number of steps that need to be taken prior to starting any of the actual web work. Meetings should be held with various groups within your institution. Once the actual coursework is begun, there are some essential components and so
Internet
Internet
Internet The Internet Chances are, anyone who is reading this paper has at one time, at least, surfed the net once. Don\'t worry if you haven\'t, I willexplain everything you need to know about the Internet and the World Wide Web. Including how it started, it\'s growth, and thepurpose it serves in today\'s society. The Internet was born about 20 years ago, as a U.S. Defense Department network called the ARPnet. The ARPnetwork was an experimental network designed to support military research. It
Internet Access in the World
Internet Access in the World
Internet Access in the World REFERENCES Albrecht, Kirk. Cybersurfers of Arabia. Business Week (1996): 108. Bogert, Carroll. Chat rooms and chadors. Newsweek 126 (1995): 36. Bollag, Burton. Better Internet Access Sought for Researchers Around the World : Industrialized Nations Push for Faster Connections and Uniform Regulations. The Chronicle of Higher Education v42 n42 (June 28, 1996) : pA14-17. Burton, Bollag. In Western Europe, 12 Institutions see the Internet and videoconfrences as key
Internet Security
Internet Security
Internet Security Internet Security Many people today are familiar with the Internet and its use. A large number of its users however, are not aware of the security problems they face when using the Internet. Most users feel they are anonymous when on-line, yet in actuality they are not. There are some very easy ways to protect the user from future problems. The Internet has brought many advantages to its users but has also created some major problems. Most people believe that they are anonymous
Internet Security1
Internet Security1
Internet Security1 Introduction/Summary The Internet has become a greater medium of communication, data exchange, and entertainment over the past 5 years. With this widespread growth of Internet access, there come growing pains. These growing pains come in the form of people who are up to no good and want to ruin everybody else’s experience on the net. High-speed connections also make it a very easy way for “hackers” to attack your pc in your daily life. In this report, I will discuss the types
Internet Security
Internet Security
Internet Security Internet Security Many people today are familiar with the Internet and its use. A large number of its users however, are not aware of the security problems they face when using the Internet. Most users feel they are anonymous when on-line, yet in actuality they are not. There are some very easy ways to protect the user from future problems. The Internet has brought many advantages to its users but has also created some major problems. Most people believe that they are anonymous
Internet tv
Internet tv
internet tv ZENITH TO LAUNCH INTERNET TV PRODUCTS BASED ON NC TECHNOLOGY FROM ORACLE LAS VEGAS, Jan. 8, 1997 -- Zenith Electronics Corporation (NYSE:ZE) has joined forces with Network Computer, Inc. (NCI), a subsidiary of Oracle Corp. (NASDAQ: ORCL), to launch a new generation of convergence products designed to enhance the entertainment experience of television. Zenith plans to offer a family of Internet TV products - set-top boxes and integrated TV sets - with interactive capabilities based on
Internet2
Internet2
Internet2 For well over a decade, experts in office automation have predicted the demise of the typewriter. In their view the computer is today\'s choice because of its versatility and the fact it can perform word processing roles as well. With sales holding steady at over a million units a year, the electronic typewriter does not appear endangered. Virtually anyone who has learned to key can sit down at the electronic typewriter and within a few minutes operate it with amazing ease and speed. A
Intro to ecommerce
Intro to ecommerce
intro to ecommerce E-commerce an Introduction In the broadest sense, electronic commerce (e-commerce), is the buying and selling of products and services over the Internet. It has included the handling of purchase transactions and funds transfers over computer networks. According to the Forrester Research Study Sizing Intercompany Commerce, total U.S business-to-business Internet trade in 1998 is $7.7 billion, compared to a total global e-commerce of $21.8 billion, dramatically increasing from
Iomega Zip Drives
Iomega Zip Drives
Iomega Zip Drives Iomega offers a wide range of zip drives which include the USB Port drives, parallel Port drives, SCSI port drives, and Internal drives. There are advantages and disadvantages to each of the four mentioned. Like any other item you wish to purchase you should know what you needs are before you purchase a zip drive, so that you may purchase the right unit. The external models connect with either the USB port, the parallel port or the SCSI port. They may only be used with the port
IT failure and dependance
IT failure and dependance
IT failure and dependance In Today’s Society we are so Dependent on I.T that the Consequences of its Failure May be Catastrophic. Discuss the Threats and Causes of Failure, and Steps Taken to Minimise it. In today’s world it is impossible to run a large organisation without the aid of computers. Businesses hold massive amounts of important data, hospitals hold large amounts of confidential patient information and large scientific research projects hold important codes, formulae, and equations. T
Java
Java
java Java Java is the substance whose aroma is awakening the Internet community. It is a new programming language developed by Sun Microsystems that has much in common with the beverage that shares its name. It\'s good, it\'s hot, and people know it around the world. Java (the programming language) beats the other stuff hands down though, it\'s free. Many have heard of Java, yet few know what it is, or what it can do. It certainly has the potential to become a part of our everyday lives, existin
Knowledge Manegment Systems
Knowledge Manegment Systems
Knowledge Manegment Systems WEBSTER UNIVERSITY KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS? TIMOTHY W. HYDE COMP 5910 31 Mar 98 TABLE OF CONTENT TABLE OF CONTENT ii INTRODUCTION 1 WHAT IS A KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM 1 Technologies 2 WHY USE IT 2 Advantages 2 GOAL 3 SAMPLE PRODUCT 3 WINCITE 5.0 3 INTRASPECT 1.5 4 CHANNELMANAGER 2.0 4 Premise #1 4 Premise #2 4 BACKWEB 4.0 5 CONCLUSION 5 WORK CITED 6 INTRODUCTION In today\'s information based society, knowledge is power. By knowing their customers a business wi
Lan Proposal
Lan Proposal
Lan Proposal Barrett & Barrett Advertising NJ is the newly established satellite office of Barrett & Barrett Advertising CA. Due to their increasing number of East Coast clientele, they have opened a satellite office to accommodate that business. B & B Advertising currently employs 56 people, 5 of which will transfer to the NJ office upon final renovations. Although a small outfit by number, gross sales for fiscal year 1998 exceeded $18,000,000.00. B & B CA’s current computer usage is significan
Legislation passed to address computer crimes
Legislation passed to address computer crimes
Legislation passed to address computer crimes Over the past month you could not pick up a newspaper without finding an article about the recent Denial of Service (DOS) attacks on E-commerce sites over the Internet. This increase in Internet security problems and crimes, is paving the way for tougher legislation in regards to monitoring and tracking computer hackers. We the people should ask ourselves how far we should allow the federal government to go to catch online criminals. Legislation pass
Line Noise
Line Noise
Line Noise Line Quality Guide Achieving a reliable Internet connection as close to 56K as possible is something every Internet user strives to achieve. However, due to line conditions and phone companies, the dream of every surfer is shattered into something reminiscent of 5 year old 33.6 technology. The general rule of thumb is that to obtain speeds greater than 33.6, one must live within 2-3 miles of the telephone company\'s switch box. The further out, the more degraded the connection speed b
Micro Chips
Micro Chips
Micro Chips The impression that I have gotten from the latest magazines and websites about microchips is that the chip is definitely the mile stone in computer hardware. Computer chips make up our everyday lives enabling many of the things we use like coffee machines, microwaves, ATMs, and computers work and are reliable for use. These chips are no larger than a fingernail and are getting smaller every other year and are amazingly capable of holding over 1.5 million transistors. The computer chi
Microprocessors
Microprocessors
microprocessors About Microprocessors: Myths and Technology. By Dwight Moreland CIS 221/L Instructor, Mr. John Sharifi 6 June, 1999 Index About Microprocessors Page Myths about Sub-$1000.00 PCs ………………………………………1 Industry Trends……………………………………………………….5 Shift to On-Chip Cache Pays Off……………………………………..6 How Far Can Intel Go?……………………………………………….9 Intel Seeks Salvation on Internet……………………………………..11 Socket Strategy Challenging for AMD ………………………………14 Review………………………………………………………………..17 Work Cited……………………………
MICROSOFTS LEGAL ISSUES
MICROSOFTS LEGAL ISSUES
MICROSOFTS LEGAL ISSUES Recently, Microsoft started having legal problems. It was one legal battle after another. It was taking too much time away from what Microsoft does best. Personally, I think it was starting to get to be ridiculous. The problems first started shortly after Microsoft released the Windows 98 Operating System. To help the look of Windows 98, Microsoft Internet Explorer was integrated with the operating system to become a major component to Windows 98. Because of this, the def
Microsofts Legal Troubles
Microsofts Legal Troubles
Microsofts Legal Troubles Recently, Microsoft started having legal problems. It was one legal battle after another. It was taking too much time away from what Microsoft does best. Personally, I think it was starting to get to be ridiculous. The problems first started shortly after Microsoft released the Windows 98 Operating System. To help the look of Windows 98, Microsoft Internet Explorer was integrated with the operating system to become a major component to Windows 98. Because of this, the d
Modems and connections
Modems and connections
modems and connections The issues discussed here often overlook the very basic things you need to get a modem connection - if you\'ve never used a modem, or you are doing a new installation, you may want to seek more basic help and troubleshooting information first. There are MANY factors that affect modem connection speed. A 33.6 modem will rarely get 33.6 connections (it requires a very clean line and clean routing to the server modem); 28.8 and 26.4 are more common. Similarly, a 56k modem wil
Mp3s
Mp3s
mp3s As we are approaching the 21st century communications is becoming a vital key in business and home computing. As a result we are constantly inventing new ways in order to make communications easier for the user to access in our daily lives. Therefore the information superhighway has sparred awareness in home technology or lack of home technology. The abbreviation MP3 stands for MPEG (Moving Picture Experts Group) layer 3, which is a standard format for storing compressed music. An MP3 file
Network Degn
Network Degn
Network Degn Table of Contents 1. Executive Summary 1.1. Purpose of the Project 3 1.2. Strategic Recommendation 3 1.3. Implementation Consideration 3 1.4. Benefits of the Solution 4 2. Designing Requirements 2.1. Existing Network 5 2.2. Network Requirements 5 3. Design Solution 3.1. Proposed Network Topology 6 3.2. Hardware and Media Recommendation for the LAN 6 3.3. Hardware and Media Recommendation for the WAN 7 3.4. Network Layer Addressing and Naming Model 8 3.5. Routing and Bridging Protoco
Networking and Telecommunication Management
Networking and Telecommunication Management
Networking and Telecommunication Management Networking and Telecommunication Management “The AT&T long-distance networks crashes and millions of calls go unanswered. A computer hacker reprograms a switching station and calls to a Florida probation office are shunted to a New York phone-sex hotline. An illegal computer bulletin board publishes a pilfered BellSouth document on the 911 emergency system, which made it available to anyone who dials up”. The above incidents are described in Bruce Ster
Networking Principles
Networking Principles
Networking Principles INTRODUCTION OF NETWORKING One problem that I see with people today is that they are unaware what a computer network is. They might have heard of a computer network, but they are clueless as to how it works or why it works. People have basic questions that need to be answered. My goal is to give basic network information that will hopefully answer those questions. To give people an understanding about computer networks there are several areas that I must focus on. I will gi
Networking1
Networking1
Networking1 Design and Installation of Internal Network for the Air Force Base Computer Training Center CMIS 370 INTRODUCTION The Air Force Base Network Standardization and Evaluation Section is responsible for the training, licensing, and certifying of network professionals through the use of in-residence courses, computer based training (CBT), and formal task evaluations. There are 18 Network Control Center (NCC) personnel assigned to manage the backbone of the base network and over 40 system
No silver bullet
No silver bullet
No silver bullet Abstract The objectives of this essay are to examine whether or not Brook’s original scepticism that “no single new development in the next ten years would give software developers an order-of-magnitude improvement in productivity, reliability, or simplicity” and “…future progress depends upon addressing the data” are reversible. We will discuss Brook’s original thoughts and we will try to give alternative solutions (if any). This essay, in general, accepts Brook’s thoughts as h
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
PCs are Better than Macs for Home Users
PCs are Better than Macs for Home Users
PCs are Better than Macs for Home Users For years, Macs and PCs have been competing for home users. Apple has recently released the new iMac, and the notebook version of the iMac – the iBook. Even though several years ago, Macs were better than PCs, now, PCs are better than Macs for home users in terms of performance and expansion options. To some consumers, performance is often the most important factor in buying a computer. Performance doesn’t necessarily mean how well the computer performs po
PCs are Better than Macs for Home Users1
PCs are Better than Macs for Home Users1
PCs are Better than Macs for Home Users1 For years, Macs and PCs have been competing for home users. Apple has recently released the new iMac, and the notebook version of the iMac – the iBook. Even though several years ago, Macs were better than PCs, now, PCs are better than Macs for home users in terms of performance and expansion options. To some consumers, performance is often the most important factor in buying a computer. Performance doesn’t necessarily mean how well the computer performs p
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
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
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
Resistance to Technology
Resistance to Technology
Resistance to Technology Resistance to Technology Technology. What would we do without it? Probably have a lot less fun and have a lot shorter life span. Think about it, you couldn’t watch Dawson’s Creek or Friends every week. That would mean that the lives of millions of teenage girls in America would cease to exist. And yet there are still some people who are afraid of new technology. They’re afraid of a technology that could improve the lives of Americans just because they saw a couple of sci
Simuulation games
Simuulation games
simuulation games Simulation Games- To take the appearance or form of; to pretend; to make a model of different types of games. Simulation games have come a long since they first began a long time ago. Graphics and sound have gotten much better, complexity of the game engine and multiplayer capabilities have also made great leaps. People still wonder if it has actually gotten better or had just changed. Now, 3-D cards and huge program files have become the standard to run the simpler Sims. Since
Smart Houses
Smart Houses
Smart Houses The world of computer technology is continuously advancing each and every day. We look back at what we had 5 years ago and are amazed to see how far we have come in such a short time. To know what to expect in the upcoming years is impossible, for technology is at such a constant increase. Computer technology is a wonderful tool and can benefit many people if you are willing to accept it. One of the advancements on the rise is Smart Houses. A Smart House is a house that is controlle
Smart Houses1
Smart Houses1
Smart Houses1 The world of computer technology is continuously advancing each and every day. We look back at what we had 5 years ago and are amazed to see how far we have come in such a short time. To know what to expect in the upcoming years is impossible, for technology is at such a constant increase. Computer technology is a wonderful tool and can benefit many people if you are willing to accept it. One of the advancements on the rise is Smart Houses. A Smart House is a house that is controll
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