Computers Are Your Future 2006 (Introductory)

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Pearson Prentice Hall, Dec 1, 2004 - Computers - 386 pages
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Now available in two versions rather than three, this introduction to computers book is one that users will engage with -- maintaining the encyclopedic approach in the popular magazine style. It is refreshing, accurate, and easy to learn from-written to today's reader. The Eighth Edition moves the emphasis to connectivity and includes loads of new research to ensure that the statistics in the book are current. This edition emphasizes emerging technologies while de-emphasizing older technologies. The Introductory version is chapters 1-9 (with a Spotlight following each of chapters 1-7). Covers such topics as: Computers & Ethics, Internet/Web, E-commerce, Wired and Wireless Communications, Home Networks, System Software, File Management, Application Software, Microsoft Office, Inside the System Unit, Buying and Upgrading, Input, Output, and Storage, Multimedia Devices, Networks, and Privacy and Security. For anyone wanting a basic knowledge of computers to apply to their jobs or lives.

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Contents

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At a Glance
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Spotlight 1
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About the author (2004)

William Daley is a senior faculty member at the University or Oregon's Lundquist College of Business. He holds his M.B.A. and B.S degrees from Oregon State University and is the recipient of numerous awards including, the 1999 Business Advisory Council Most Influential Faculty Member Award, the 1997 Business Advisory Council Undergraduate Teaching Award, and the 1996 Order of Omega Award as an Outstanding Professor at the University of Oregon. His recognition and continuing outstanding evaluations are a reflection of his professionalism, enthusiasm, and dedication to teaching.

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