Computers Essays and Term Papers
Internet AccessIt would be helpful to provide a brief historical summary of the
Internet before jumping into the different means of accessing "The Net".
The Internet was developed primarily by Vinton Cerf, an American
computer scientist, in 1973 as a part of a United States Department of Defense
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Wire PiratesSomeday the Internet may become an information superhighway, but right now it is
more like a 19th-century railroad that passes through the badlands of the Old
West. As waves of new settlers flock to cyberspace in search for free
information or commercial opportunity, they make easy marks for ...
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RoboticsThe image usually thought of by the word robot is that of a mechanical
being, somewhat human in shape. Common in science fiction, robots are generally
depicted as working in the service of people, but often escaping the control of
the people and doing them harm.
The word robot comes from the ...
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Imagine yourself being able to jump off of the Empire State
Building and fly over New York City on your own personal tour. You catch a
glimpse of Madison Square, you see a breathtaking view of Broadway, and
then you quickly pass over Monk's Coffee Shop, where Jerry, George, ...
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DVD VS. DIVX: Consumer Product InvestigationThe 1990's have seen a have boost in consumer electronic sales.
Families are now able to purchase former big ticket items such as computers
for under $800.00 and VCR's for under $100.00. Prices for these product
have fallen dramatically due to consumer usage and competition. In
addition it is ...
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Windows NTOnce a small and simple collection of computers run by the Defence Department,
is now a massive world wide network of computers, what we call the 'Internet'.
The word "Internet" literally means "network of networks." In itself, the
Internet is composed of thousands of smaller local networks ...
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Use Of Non-Lethal WeaponsResolved that non-lethal weapons, such as tasers, could be used
instead of lethal weapons, such as guns.
Every year over 10,000 people are killed by guns in the United
States. This kind of violence does not need to happen, and won't happen if
weapons such as tasers are used in everyday life. ...
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Classification AnalysisComputer is no longer something new and magical to many people
nowadays, because many families now have at least one computer in their
homes. It is without doubt that there are thousands and millions of
computer users in the country, but is it ever possible for all of them to
explain how a ...
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Knowledge Is Power: How To Buy A ComputerBuying a personal computer can be as difficult as buying a car. No matter how
much one investigates, how many dealers a person visits, and how much bargaining
a person has done on the price, he still may not be really certain that he has
gotten a good deal. There are good reasons for this ...
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America Online: Is It For Me?You have probably heard of the Internet, but you weren't really sure if
it was for you. You thought about it, but after all it costs so much and
things like pornography and improper language are used everywhere, right?
Wrong! Perhaps, I can convince you that America Online will be worth your ...
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Censorship OnlineThere is a section of the American populace that is slowly slithering into
the spotlight after nearly two decades in clandestine. Armed with their odd
netspeak, mouses, glowing monitors, and immediate access to a world of
information, both serious and amateur Hackers alike have at last come out ...
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The Office Of TomorrowIn an increasing number of companies, traditional office space is giving
way to community areas and empty chairs as employees work from home, from their
cars or from virtually anywhere. Advanced technologies and progressive HR
strategies make these alternative offices possible.
Imagine it's 2 ...
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Hacking To PeacesThe "Information Superhighway" possesses common traits with a regular
highway. People travel on it daily and attempt to get to a predetermined
destination. There are evil criminals who want to violate citizens in any way
possible. A reckless driver who runs another off the road is like a good ...
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Using Electronic Mail To Communicate With The StaffAs a consultant hired to improve communication within the CareLink department amongst staff and management, an observation was made on how information is communicated to the staff. Management normally has Janie, Administrative Secretary type a memo and distributes to the mailboxes.
In a recent ...
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Careers In Computer EngineeringWhile financial analysts, government officials, and employment specialists frequently disagree on conditions existing in the American economy today, everyone concurs with the idea that a college graduates possessing a degree in the field of computer engineering is in the enviable position of ...
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Computers Related To Turf Grass IndustriesComputer Science Term paper
The field of turfgrass science, and golf course management has became
very sophisticated in just the few short years that I have been involved. Much
of the equipment has gone higher tech, as far as electric motors, and more
computerized technology. ...
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Sega Dreamcast Vs Sony Playstation 2The Sega Dreamcast will indeed cure your acne. It will make you popular with the opposite sex, bring you material rewards beyond your wildest dreams and, most likely, cause passersby to pull out their wallets and hand you $5. The Dreamcast will mow the lawn for you, provide heat in the winter, ...
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The Year 2000 BugIs the dreaded Y2K bug real or fake? Should we stock pile up on food, energy, and supplies? Should we rush to the bank and take all of our money out? The answers to these questions are still undecided. Three things that some people do think we need are Food, Supplies, and money to ensure the way ...
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Computer Scientist/ProgrammerThe rapid spread of computers and computer-based technologies over
the past two decades has generated a need for skilled, highly trained
workers to design and develop hardware and software and to make computer
systems newer and more advanced ones. Computer scientist generally design
computers and ...
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The History And Development Of ComputersFor better or worse, computers have filtered every aspect of our society. Today computers do much more than simply compute. has come a long way. To fully understand and appreciate the impact computers have on our lives and promises they hold for the future, it is important to understand their ...
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Overview Of Video On Demand SystemsSCOPE
THE INITIATIVE FOR WORLDWIDE MULTIMEDIA TELECONFERENCING AND VIDEO
NEW BUSINESS IMPERATIVES
STARTING WITH STANDARDS
TWO STANDARDS, ONE GOAL
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The ComputerThis report is about the impact that the personal computer has made during the
past 10 years on the the community. It is a report that includes detailed
information about the personal computer and the way it has worked its way into a
lot of peoples everyday lives. It includes information about the ...
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Computers And CrimeComputers 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 ...
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Censor The Internet?? The freedom of speech that was possible on the Internet could now be subjected to governmental approvals. For example, China is attempting to res5trict political expression, in the name of security and social stability. It requires users of the Internet and e-mail to register, so that they can ...
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A Computerized WorldSince the first computer was made in the late fifties, the technology has
developed extremely. Computers which took the place of a living-room then,
are now being made in creditcard-formats. More and more areas are being
taken over by the computer.
As computers are capable of handling large ...
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