Computers in Your Future 2003

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Prentice Hall PTR, 2002 - Computers - 750 pages
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This 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. It features integrated coverage of management information systems, networking, email, and the Internet. Topics which are covered include Becoming Fluent with Computers and the Internet, Inside the System Unit, Storing Data: Electronic Filing Cabinets, Input and Output: Data in, Information Out, System Software: Keeping the Computer Running Smoothly, Privacy and Encryption, Computer Crime and Security, and Databases and Information Systems. For those in the computer technology field.

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Contents

Introducing Computers and the Internet 1
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Chapter 8
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About the author (2002)

Bryan Pfaffenberger, Ph.D., author of HTML 4 Bible and more than 75 books on personal computing, teaches technical writing and the sociology of technology at the University of Virginia's Division of Technology, Culture, and Communication.

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