Computers Essays and Term Papers
Implementing A CAD System TO Reduce CostsIntroduction
This report will analyze a proposal on how Woodbridge Foam could become more
competitive through improvements in technology. This includes the saving of the
companies money, shortening the design time for new products, decreasing quoting
time and improving quality overall. By ...
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The Invention Of The TelephoneTechnology is one of the principle driving forces of the future. It is transforming and shaping our lives at rates unprecedented in history. Tech- nology has developed and changed drastically over the past century. Each day many new things are being developed. It’s amazing to see how these ...
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ComputersNothing attracts a crowd like a crowd. Today, with home and
modems becoming faster and cheaper, the home front is on the break of a new
frontier of on line information and data processing. The Internet, the ARPANET
(Advanced Research Programs Agency Network) spinoff is a channel of
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Censorship And The InternetFreedom of speech has been one of the most important and fought over freedoms that this country has ever known. Since its commercial inception in 1992, the Internet, has been a topic of debate for the past six years. The wide spread argument has to do with the content that the Internet provides. ...
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The Computer UndergroundDepartment of Sociology
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL 60115
(5 March, 1990)
THE BAUDY WORLD OF THE BYTE BANDIT:
A POSTMODERNIST INTERPRETATION OF THE COMPUTER UNDERGROUND
An earlier version of this paper was presented at the ...
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Computers In The Workplace: Are They Used Ethically??
Today's offices look very different from those in the late 1970s. Then typewriters, filing cabinets, and correction fluid were the norm. Today these items have been replaced by microcomputers, database management systems, and word processing software. You are already familiar with some of the ...
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Computers: Productive Tools In Our LivesHave you ever seen a computer in a store and said, "Whoa! What a chick!"? I
am sure you would have, if you were familiar with the new 16xCD-ROM and extra
wide SCSI-2 9.0 GB hard drive it features, or if you knew about the dual 225 MHz
Pentium pro MMX chips blazing up its performance. To tell you ...
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“Technology And The Library Perfect Together”My mom says she remembers the card catolog as the only way to find a book,
and to do research at the library. She says she also remembers having to
study and learn the Dewey Decimal System. Just six years ago, my mom also
helped run the library at my old school “Assumption in Morristown”. ...
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PiracyRecently, The Toronto Star published an article entitled "RCMP seizes BBS,
charges pending." The RCMP have possessed all computer components
belonging to the "90 North" bulletin board system in Montreal, Quebec. The
board is accused of allowing people the opportunity to download (get) ...
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Integration Of UMTS And B-ISDN: Is It Possible Or Desirable??
In the future, existing fixed networks will be complemented by mobile networks
with similar numbers of users. These mobile users will have identical
requirements and expectations to the fixed users, for on-demand applications of
telecommunications requiring high bit-rate channels. ...
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Ethics In CyberspaceCyberspace is a global community of people using computers in networks.
In order to function well, the virtual communities supported by the Internet
depend upon rules of conduct, the same as any society. Librarians and
information technologists must be knowledgeable about ethical issues for ...
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Censorship On The InternetImagine a place where you have access to anything and everything one could want. Some would say that is only existent in a utopia, and some would say that describes the Internet. Many adults go on to the net and access pornographic material that would be unsuitable for children. This is called ...
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Maglev ConsequencesMagnetically levitated ground transportation, or "maglev," is an
advanced mode of surface high speed transportation whereby a vehicle gliding
above a guide track is suspended, guided, and propelled by magnetic forces.
Because they never touch the guide track causing friction, maglev vehicles ...
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Will Computers Control Humans In The Future??
People always tend to seek the easy way out looking for something that
would make their lives easier. Machines and tools have given us the
ability to do more in less time giving us, at the same time, more comfort.
As the technology advances, computers become faster and more powerful.
These new ...
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Webhosting For An Online StoreWhen it comes to traditional, brick and mortar retail space, we've all heard the adage that it's "location, location,location" that counts. However, this adage holds equally true for an e-commerce Web site where the choice of a Web hosting service is one of the most important decisions that a Web ...
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Software Piracyis the failure of a licensed user to adhere to the
conditions of a software license or the unauthorized use or reproduction of
copyrighted software by a person or entity that has not been licensed to use the
software. has become a household word and a household crime and
has had a great affect ...
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Computer Security And The LawI. Introduction
You are a computer administrator for a large manufacturing company. In
the middle of a production run, all the mainframes on a crucial network grind to
a halt. Production is delayed costing your company millions of dollars. Upon
investigating, you find that a virus was ...
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Computers As Medical Treatment DevicesUses for computers as equipment in the treatment of patient
disorders quickly sprung up once their speed, functionality and overall
flexibility became understood. Complex calculations that had to be checked
multiple times in the past for zero-tolerance for error could now be done
in a fraction of ...
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Organic Molecules ChallengeSilicon's Reign as King of Semiconductors
There is a revolution fomenting in the semiconductor industry. It may take 30
years or more to reach perfection, but when it does the advance may be so great
that today's computers will be little more than calculators compared to what
will come after. The ...
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Internet Orientation ProjectIn the article, “Are distributors going the extra mile?”, the author relays her findings of a survey she initiated. The questions were posed to 2,000 people in the purchasing profession and sought to determine whether or not distributors were “committed to relationships” (Avery 51) with ...
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Artificial Intelligence(AI), a term that in its broadest sense would indicate the ability of an artifact to perform the same kinds of functions that characterize human thought. The possibility of developing some such artifact has intrigued human beings since ancient times. With the growth of modern science, the search ...
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Software Piracy And It's EffectsIdentification and Description of the Issue
Copyright law are perhaps those laws which are breached the most by individual
on a daily bases. This is because one might not know be informed about these law
or because not much is done to enforce these law. Also some countries of the
world have no ...
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How Technology Effects Modern AmericaThe microeconomic picture of the U.S. has changed immensely since 1973, and the
trends are proving to be consistently downward for the nation's high school
graduates and high school drop-outs. "Of all the reasons given for the wage
squeeze international competition, technology, deregulation, the ...
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Freedom Of Speech On The Internethas been one of the most important and fought over freedoms since its commercial debut in 1992. The argument has to do with the easily obtainable content that the Internet provides, specifically, the easy accessibility to websites that contain offensive or immoral material. When Congress began ...
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Fiber OpticsFiber Optic Cable Facts
"A relatively new technology with vast potential importance, is the
channeled transmission of light through hair-thin glass fibers."
[ Less expensive than copper cables
[ Raw material is silica sand
[ Less expensive to maintain If damaged, restoration time is faster ...
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