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  • Computer World - 583 words
    Computer World World since the first computer was made in the late fifties, the technology has developed extremely. Computers, which were the size of a living room then, are now being made in unimaginable sizes. More and more areas are being taken over by the computer. As computers are capable of handling large amounts of data in a very short time, they are well suited for word-processing. I guess that it wont be long till magnetic tapes and diskettes replace all the paper-archives. A diskette can contain much more data than a written page, and it takes fewer places It is possible to get the New York telephone book on just one diskette. In the near future, a new area will be taken over by co ...
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  • Apple - 866 words
    Apple In past years, Apple was on a downward spiral, but now the Mac is back on the right track. The interim CEO Steve Jobs has brought them from expected quarterly loses to now, first quarter net income of some 150 millions dollars. The question still remains, is Apple back to stay? With the Windows driven world of today, can Apple assert them self to claim market share? Apples stunning new hardware, user-friendly operating system, and drive for incredible new technology, will not only compare Apple to traditional PC and software maker but will stun the rest of the computer world along the way. On July 21, 1999, PC Data released a report stating the iMac, Apples entry level personal compute ...
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  • Bill Gates - 1,343 words
    Bill Gates Biographical Research Paper April 28, 1997 William Henry Gates, III was born October 28, 1955 in Seattle, Washington. He was the middle child of three born to William and Mary Gates. ATrey,@ as he was called because of the III, was sent to a private school by his father, a lawyer, and mother, a former teacher now on several prestigous boards (Moritz, 238). At age 13, Bill had completely taught himself programming after taking a computer studies class. After scoring a perfect 800 on the mathematics half of the SAT, he graduated from Lakeside school and enrolled at Harvard University as a prelaw major. As a student Gates was a wonder. He received an A in an economics class without a ...
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  • Computer Hacker - 1,626 words
    Computer Hacker Laws must be passed to address the increase in the number and types of computer crimes. Over the last twenty years, a technological revolution has occurred as computers are now an essential element of today's society. Large computers are used to track reservations for the airline industry, process billions of dollars for banks, manufacture products for industry, and conduct major transactions for businesses because more and more people now have computers at home and at the office. People commit computer crimes because of society's declining ethical standards more than any economic need. According to experts, gender is the only bias. The profile of today's non-professional thi ...
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  • Computer Hacking - 1,606 words
    Computer Hacking As the world becomes more and more reliant on computers the computer hacking industry is greatly rising. With people such as Kevin Mitnick, who is known as a computer terrorist (Kjochaiche 1), computerized information isn't safe any more. Kevin is known as the most high-profiled computer criminal and responsible for more havoc in the computer world today.(1) He considered this a fun and easy task. He got caught and thrown into prison, but once he got out nothing changed. Kevin stated that as long as the technology is there it just calls to people to break into it. Computer hackers usually start off young, thinking that it is nothing but a little harmless fun. But as they get ...
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  • Computer Viruses - 789 words
    Computer Viruses The quote "The only truly secure system is one that is powered off, cast in a lead-lined room with armed guards and even then I have my doubts."(E.H. Spafford) of this report will explain how computer viruses have affected on society and the security of personal computers. There literally hundreds of viruses circulating for personal computers and many anti-viral packages that claim to remove the code from your computer. Some viruses are polymorphic; that is, they change with each infection in an attempt to avoid detection by anti-virus programs. As quickly as someone writes an anti-virus program, someone else writes a new virus that hides more successfully than in the past. ...
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  • Dna Computing, The Future Or The End - 1,736 words
    Dna Computing, The Future Or The End? DNA Computing, The Future or the End? The future of computers is in the hands of the next century. The evolution of the Computer Age has become a part of everyday life, and as time proceeds, people are depending more and more on computer technology. From controlling a small wrist watch to the largest super-computers that can calculated the center of the universe, computers are essential for everyone in modern societies. Even most societies outside of the civilized world are not immune to computer technology because they do not have to own a computer to be effected by one. Many cultures, and their futures are subjects to the computer age without even bein ...
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  • Hackers Hell - 1,250 words
    ... .55) According to Barry Weiss, a partner at Gordon & Glickson, a Chicago law firm that specializes in information technology legal issues, for the Internet to be used as a effective tool for communication companies need to define policies and procedures to avoid risk. (Wagner, p.58) Another method in which companies can protect their office systems from hackers is by asking employees to develop and maintain smart passwords. Employees should not write down their passwords and leave them near a computer. They should create password which relate to people closely related to them. Also they should not share their password with anyone and near should they store their passwords in the computer ...
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  • Hewlettpackard Strategy - 4,132 words
    ... services, and server/workstation sales, and the corporate realignment. These steps to counteract the recent setback are positive, and will help prepare HP for the new millenium. Section 7 Internal Analysis Strengths ?Diversification ?Brand awareness ?R & D ?new product development/improvement ?Alliances ?Creation of Agilent Tech ?International Sales Diversification: Nearly 85% of HP뭩 revenue comes from its computer and related products/services. This leaves almost 15% of revenue to come from Agilent, where sales come from testing and measurement equipment and medical equipment. Brand awareness: HP, established in 1966, has a long-standing reputation and good 밷rand awareness ...
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  • Hewlettpackard Strategy - 4,166 words
    ... back are positive, and will help prepare HP for the new millenium. Section 7 Internal Analysis Strengths Diversification Brand awareness R & D new product development/improvement Alliances Creation of Agilent Tech International Sales Diversification: Nearly 85% of HPs revenue comes from its computer and related products/services. This leaves almost 15% of revenue to come from Agilent, where sales come from testing and measurement equipment and medical equipment. Brand awareness: HP, established in 1966, has a long-standing reputation and good brand awareness in the computer industry. R & D: HP spent $3.4 billion in R&D during 1998 and placed on the market 24 new products company w ...
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  • History Of The Coputer - 2,166 words
    ... CPU chips and microprocessors have four functional sections: (1) the arithmetic/logic unit, which performs arithmetic operations (such as addition and subtraction) and logic operations (such as testing a value to see if it is true or false); (2) temporary storage locations, called registers, which hold data, instructions, or the results of calculations; (3) the control section, which times and regulates all elements of the computer system and also translates patterns in the registers into computer activities (such as instructions to add, move, or compare data); and (4) the internal bus, a network of communication lines that links internal CPU elements and offers several different data pa ...
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  • Matrix - 531 words
    Matrix Here is the essay I think the uploader strung the sentences together so the paragraphs are in one long line: As the world's technological capabilities reach increasingly impressive new heights, we are faced with new problems caused by these new technological capabilities. Along with these newfound problems, such as the now infamous Y2K, come the latest futuristic prophecies about the world's damnation due to the new technologies. Thus is the need for, and theory behind the movie Matrix. The Matrix explores unthinkable realms of computer world domination, human cultivation, and a specious reality so profoundly using exceptional writing by brothers Andy and Larry Wachowski. This thought ...
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  • Microsoft - 613 words
    Microsoft In the early 80s the world so the initial boom of the computer era. The first personal computers were sold and the main players of the business were sorted out. Two of the prominent figures were Steve Jobs and Bill Gates. Each pioneering their own front, the two entered the 90s as the computer world celebrities. By the mid 90s each of these tycoons' life had taken many turns and twists, albeit for the better usually. Bill Gates' 1995 was a bit hectic, this was the year of the huge unveiling of windows 95. After many delayed attempts to get it out Gates released windows 95 in August without Microsoft Plus, as had been earlier said, this was due to time restrictions as changing windo ...
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  • Microsoft Case - 1,862 words
    Microsoft Case There have been many arguments and issues that have been raised with the controversy over Microsoft and the U.S. Department of Justice's claim against Microsoft and its founder Bill Gates of monopolistic practices in bundling its internet browser "Internet Explorer" into its popular Windows computer operating system. By doing this, Microsoft would effectively crush its competitors (it's main rival being Netscape Navigator), and acquire a monopoly over the software that people use to access the Internet. I recently heard a listener on NPR (National Public Radio) comment about the monopoly issue between Microsoft and the U.S. D.O.J. that "Intellectual endeavors are vastly infini ...
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  • Millennium - 945 words
    Millennium Bug If you havent heard of the year 2000 problem (also known as Y2K or the millennium bug), you soon will. To save space, many computer programs and chips use two digits to designate the year. On 1 January 2000, the year date will be "00", causing some computers to set dates back to 1900, and others to shut down or enter an emergency state. No one really knows for sure what impact the millennium bug will have, but that hasnt stopped people from speculating on the potential for disaster. Scenarios range from the bizarre (telephone calls made over New Years Eve 1999 being billed as lasting a hundred years) to the horrifying (nuclear-power plants exploding and planes falling out of t ...
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  • Morality And Ethics And Computers - 1,645 words
    Morality and Ethics and Computers There are many different sides to the discussion on moral and ethical uses of computers. In many situations, the morality of a particular use of a computer is up to the individual to decide. For this reason, absolute laws about ethical computer usage is almost, but not entirely, impossible to define. The introduction of computers into the workplace has introduced many questions as well: Should employers make sure the workplace is designed to minimize health risks such as back strain and carpal tunnel syndrome for people who work with computers? Can employers prohibit employees from sending personal memos by electronic mail to a friend at the other side of th ...
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  • One Of The Subjects Of International Business That I Have A Particular Interest In Concerns The Different Payment Tools That - 2,653 words
    ... n Account An open account is one of the most inexpensive, time saving, and simplest forms of payment for an international product exchange. As the name implies there is a previous agreement between the purchaser and seller of goods as to the terms of the transaction and behavior of the parties involved. An open account works like this: The exporter sends the product overseas to the importer. The exporter sends a weekly/monthly/yearly bill to the importer. The importer pays the exporter. That is all! An open account is a very risky form of international transaction for the exporter because of the idea that the importer, upon receiving the goods, will not pay the exporter. Small compan ...
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  • Operation Systems - 1,933 words
    Operation Systems Do you see fragmentation in the Linux distribution market to be a good, bad, or neutral thing? Do you think that themedia frenzy over Linux tends to harm other worthy OS projects like the BSDs and BeOS? Do you think that big business's entry into the Linux market will change the gift-culture aspects of Linux, or will the businesses in question adapt to Linux? Or both? What do you think is in store for humanity in terms of relations between governments, businesses, and individuals? Do you think that we should actively pursue colonization of other planets in our star system at this time, and if not, then when? Abe answers: You'll feel better if you take the long view. Your qu ...
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  • Research Paper: Emails Effect On The Postal Service - 1,476 words
    Research Paper: Emails Effect On The Postal Service Fred is just like any other normal American In the United States, he has kids, a family, and, before yesterday, a job to support them. According to an article by Stephen Barr that appeared in the Washington Post, this sort of thing will be happening to over 9,000 American postal employees this year due to layoffs(Barr n. pag.). Many people believe that E-mail is a godsend but this is what is responsible for the continuous changes that the postal service is having to make to stay in business. To stop the postal service from going out of business during the next five years they have started many new programs such as Time Stamp, E-Bill, their ...
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  • Save The Internet - 1,581 words
    Save the Internet subject = English title = Save the Internet Did you know that 83.5% of the images available on the Internet were pornographic (Kershaw)? Did you know that pornography on the Internet is readily available to curious little children who happen to bump into them? Today, the Internet which has only become popular several years ago, is unequivocally one of the most revolutionary innovations in the computer world. The information superhighway has changed peoples' lives dramatically and have created many new exciting opportunities as well as markets to be exploited. But, unfortunately, the Internet also has created a haven for the depravity of pornography and hate literature. Ther ...
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