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  • Effects Of Computers And The Internet On Society - 521 words
    Effects Of Computers And The Internet On Society Before we know it, technology is going to pass us by. With the invention of the computer and the Internet, the possibilities are endless. Society is changing by leaps and bounds, with no chance of a stopping point in the near future. All this change is dealing with computers and the effects that it will have on the way we live tomorrow. The Internet affects us in every way, most importantly with our social lives, our jobs, and our entertainment. Our social lives are not just communicating with telephones and mail anymore. Going "on-line" is the new way we like to communicate with people. Chat rooms on the Internet are open for people to talk a ...
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    5/10/00 Globalization and Ideal Landscapes Globalization is a broad term that has several meanings to different factions, cultural Groups and nations. For our purposes globalization refers to the loss of time and space through the rapid development of technologies. It also refers to a world in which all nations and peoples are directly or indirectly connected through the international economy and world politics. This rapid trend toward a globalized world has seen supporters from both the first world financial sectors and the mass producing agricultural sector. Its main detractors have been environmentalists and the indigenous peoples who are adversely affected by the encroaching nature of gl ...
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  • Computer Virus Technology - 1,778 words
    Computer Virus Technology 2.0 Introduction The wind of change came on 26th March in the form of an email cyclone called Melissa. Moreover, during 1999 numerous changes in the level of computer virus technology were seen, Armstrong (May 2000, p1). From an organisational point of view, societies around the world are just learning about the level of importance that computer security against virus attacks and the critical significance of cybercrime. Companies around the world lost vast amounts of time, money and resources due to the lack of defense systems and lack of knowledge. Companies must ensure that the all data processing equipment like computers, routers and networks are robust and secur ...
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  • Fantasy Escapes - 1,020 words
    Fantasy Escapes Fantasy Escapes What does it mean to escape? Why do people need to escape? Both questions deal with how people cope with their everyday lives. The first one is easy; to escape means to leave your cares and worries behind for just a little while out of each day. The second one is also similar; if people did not take breaks from life they would wear themselves down too fast. This is where taking a trip to a fantasy land can help. The whole fantasy genre can be seen, as a way to escape the reality of life, be it through books, role-playing, or computer games. One of the many ways people can relax and escape the world is through reading for pleasure. One category that has become ...
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  • Hiding Behind A Computer - 1,341 words
    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 life. Gender swapping is one way which the Internet has the ability to change ones identity. There have been many cases where someone has logged onto the Internet, and they h ...
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  • Information Age - 1,391 words
    Information Age INFORMATION AGE The 20th century has seen extraordinary growth in technology; however, it has only been in the last decade that this boom in information has been accessible to the entire world through new technologies like computers and the Internet. These new technologies have found their way into areas of modern culture, such as photography, print, and film, enhancing its potential through its creation of CD-ROMs, websites, and computer games, terming the phrase "new media" which "represents the new cultural forms that depend on digital computers for distribution." Consequently, the challenge not only becomes how to accommodate increasing information, but also how to organi ...
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  • Internet - 377 words
    Internet Information has long been sought out by many generations throughout time. It is a powerful tool that has often been hard to find, until the evolution of the Internet. The Internet has brought the world to the fingertips of millions world-wide. What used to take days or years to find, a person with the knowledge and ability may find in mere minutes of searching on the Internet. But along with the value it brings, there are also many dark sides. Pornography, stalkers, hackers, and other forms of evil are also prowling the Internet, many times on children. Millions of households are now connected to the information superhighway, with many of the parents "computer illiterate." These par ...
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  • Internet - 1,193 words
    ... via the Internet, and it is all very affordable.(Why use the Web? n.page) Students as well as commerce is benefiting from the Internet. Students need more information than is offered by school libraries. The Internet gives students access to resources from around the world. They are also more willing to sit and browse the Internet then to use the library. Information can be found, selected and retrieved faster on the Internet. Entire books can be transferred in minutes (Sterling n.page). Students find the Internet to be a viable educational tool which makes them aware of the globalism of the world rather than sheltered in the realm of the classroom. They have the option of writing to pen ...
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  • It Industry - 1,116 words
    IT Industry There are many changes that occurred in the industrial organization of interexchange telecommunication services in the United States during the 1985-1995 period. Lets look at the general idea of Telecommunications. It is the two-way exchange of info in the form of voice or data messages between tow users at distinct geographic locations" (5, 7). The two-way exchange is now a numerous way exchange through the use of computers and the Internet. There are four important areas of the telecommunication industry in the United States. Technology plays a major role in telecommunications. Before technology, there was no such thing as telecommunications. During the ten year period there ar ...
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  • Jeffersonian Republicans - 984 words
    Jeffersonian Republicans (1) Some English observers may have viewed Jeffersonian Republicans as hypocritical for several reasons. Jefferson ran for the presidency in order to achieve specific goals such as, the reduction of the size and cost of the federal government, the repeal of Federalist legislation, and to maintain international peace. Jefferson was successful for some time in reducing the size and cost of the federal government. He closed several American embassies in Europe. He cut military spending by reducing the size of the U.S. Army by 50 percent and retiring a majority of the navy's warships. However, despite all these cut expenses, Jefferson found it suitable to accommodate the ...
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  • Marshall Mcluhan - 1,493 words
    Marshall Mcluhan Author and social theorist Tom Wolfe once commented on Canadian professor Marshal McLuhan's mantra, "the medium is the message" saying: The new technologies ... radically alter the entire way people use their five senses, the way they react to things, and therefore, their entire lives and the entire society. It doesn't matter what the content of a medium like t.v. is ... 20 hours a day of sadistic cowboys caving in peoples teeth or ... Pablo Casals droning away on his cello. How is it that violence and the arts are effective in the same manner? Wouldn't the content be the most important factor in analyzing a television program? To understand Marshall McLuhan's theories the r ...
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  • Napster - 690 words
    Napster The Napster Revolution Have you ever listened to your favorite song on the radio and recorded it? I remember when I would sit next to the radio and listen to it for hours at-a-time, just so that I could record my favorite songs off the radio. Now with computers and the Internet, I would go all over the Internet to look for songs, but only some of the time I was successful. Then I ran into a program called Napster, which made my music search much easier. Have you ever download free music off the Internet? Statistics say that 59% of people that download free music from the Internet, end up buying the music. Recently, there was a lawsuit made by the Recording Industry Association of Ame ...
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  • Norway - 1,332 words
    Norway The official country name in conventional long form is the Kingdom of Norway. Norge is the local short form. The capital of Norway is Oslo. Norway is situated far to the north in the western corner of Europe bordering the North Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean. Norway shares borders with Sweden, Finland and Russia. The Kingdom of Norway, in addition to the mainland, includes the Svalbard archipelago and Jan Mayen. Norway also has territories in the Antarctic region. These are Bouvet Island and Peter I Island. The size of Norway is slightly larger that New Mexico. The geographical conditions do not favor internal communication in Norway. The terrain is two-thirds mountains and there ar ...
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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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  • Security On The Web - 1,337 words
    ... ed screening systems to reduce the damage that could happen if a subnets routing tables got confused or if a systems Ethernet card malfunctioned. When companies began connecting to what is now the Internet, firewalls acted as a means of isolating networks to provide security as well as enforce, otherwise known as an administrative boundary. Early hackers were not very sophisticated; neither were early firewalls. Today, firewalls are sold by many vendors and protect tens of thousands of sites. The products are a far cry from the first-generation firewalls, now including fancy graphical user interfaces, intrusion detection systems, and various forms of tamper-proof software. To operate, a ...
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  • Techonology - 645 words
    Techonology The best method for improving educational standards is to utilize every tool available, including state-of-the-art technology. Computers and the Internet have expanded the way in which information can be delivered to the students of today. Today's networking technologies provide a valuable opportunity to practice new learning techniques. Educators are discovering that computers are facilitating learning. Computer based communications, or Telecommunications, can offer many educational opportunities; therefore, educators will need to adapt current teaching methods to incorporate this new media into the classroom. Computers have made a fundamental impact in most industries, providin ...
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  • The Current Nature Of Human Relations - 1,423 words
    The Current Nature Of Human Relations The Current Nature of Human Relations Group Project 1 Group Members: Kari Johnson Todd Lessman Mark Mellum Craig Popp Tim Weller Organizational Behavior Richard J. Sebastian March 9, 2000 The nature of human relations is evolutionary. It changes over time as our society adjusts to our ever-changing environment. These changes can be positive or negative, and sometimes necessary changes have both positive and negative consequences on our lives. It seems that the overall nature of current human relations can best be determined by examining human interaction in a few key areas. Interaction in the workplace, the school, and the home, as well as interaction am ...
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