Understanding Computers in a Changing Society

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Cengage Learning, Jun 19, 2008 - Computers - 416 pages
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This latest edition of the well-respected Computers and Technology in a Changing Society is now based on the Understanding Computers textbook.
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Contents

Introduction to the World of Computers
2
A Closer Look at Hardware and Software
54
The Internet and World Wide Web
100
Network and Internet Security
158
Computer Security and Privacy
210
Intellectual Property Rights and Ethics
256
Health Access and the Environment
288
Emerging Technologies
324
REFERENCES AND RESOURCES GUIDE
361
CREDITS
379
GLOSSARYINDEX
381
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About the author (2008)

Deborah Morley has authored more than ten popular computer textbooks, including UNDERSTANDING COMPUTERS: TODAY AND TOMORROW and UNDERSTANDING COMPUTERS IN A CHANGING SOCIETY. Professor Morley earned her B.S. and M.S. degrees in Business Information Systems from California State University, Fresno. Today she offers more than ten years of experience teaching at the college level.

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