Computers Essays and Term Papers
Windows 95 Beats MacOver the years, there has been much argument over which computer
platform to buy. The two contenders in theis competions have been the PC ,
with its Windows environment and the Macintosh. Now, with the successful
release of Windows 95 for the PC, this has been the mjor argument for each
side : ...
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Development Of Computers And TechnologyComputers in some form are in almost everything these days. From
Toasters to Televisions, just about all electronic things has some form of
processor in them. This is a very large change from the way it used to be, when
a computer that would take up an entire room and weighed tons of pounds has ...
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Global Positioning Systemor GPS is better known as "a satellite based radionavigational system developed and operated by the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD). permits land, sea, and airborne users to determine their three-dimensional position, velocity, and time twenty-four hours a day, in all weather, anywhere in the ...
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People And MachinesThe problem is not with the machine: it is with the man who
allows himself to become mechanical. People work on machines all day long.
Many of these people have worked on a single machine for some years. The
longer the people have worked on a single machine, the more they become
adept in the ...
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Censorship And The InternetThe freedom of speech that was possible on the Internet could now be subjected to governmental approvals. For example, China is attempting to restrict political expression, in the name of security and social stability. It requires users of the Internet an d electronic mail (e-mail) to register, so ...
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Government Intervention Of The InternetDuring the past decade, our society has become based solely on the ability to move large amounts of information across large distances quickly. Computerization has influenced everyone's life. The natural evolution of computers and this need for ultra-fast communications has caused a global ...
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History Of The InternetThis paper will prove the government's need for a new form of communication, which was a direct result of the cold war culture of the 1950's. The mechanism that afforded the ability to create such a vast global network was a direct result of a major policy maker of World War II. This paper will ...
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HDTV: The Emergence Of A New Generation In Television.Abstract
High definition television is proving itself to be a leader as a
new innovation of television. The impact HDTV will have on consumers, the
laws surrounding this new medium, and it's attributes and in differences to
analog television will be looked at first in this paper. Also, my ...
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Modernization Of Air WarfareThesis: Military aircraft has become more sophisticated in variety, effectiveness in war situations, and special maneuvering techniques in recent years.
Military aircraft has become more sophisticated in variety, effectiveness in war situations, and special maneuvering techniques in recent ...
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Computer Viruses: Infection Vectors, And Feasibility Of Complete ProtectionA computer virus is a program which, after being loaded into a
computer's memory, copies itself with the purpose of spreading to other
Most people, from the corporate level power programmer down to the
computer hobbyist, have had either personal experience with a virus or know
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Ultrasonic Radar For A Home PC SystemOne of the fastest changing and most expensive fields, is that of
technology. Our computers, printers, modems, and much more is being
outdated faster than anything else in the world. Just as we buy a new
computer that does what we want, the industry comes out with a new option
on a smaller and ...
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Internet Access: Flat Fee Vs. Pay-Per-UseMost Internet users are either not charged to access information, or pay
a low-cost flat fee. The Information SuperHighway, on the other hand, will
likely be based upon a pay-per-use model. On a gross level, one might say that
the payment model for the Internet is closer to that of broadcast (or ...
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Macintosh Vs. IBMThe IBM and Macintosh computers have been in competition with each other for
years, and each of them have their strong points. They both had their own ideas
about where they should go in the personal computer market. They also had many
developments, which propelled themselves over the other.
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All About Disk Geometry And The 1024 Cylinder Limit For Disks.Large Disk mini-HOWTO
Andries Brouwer, email@example.com
1. The problem
Suppose you have a disk with more than 1024 cylinders. Suppose moreover that
you have an operating system that uses the BIOS. Then you have a problem,
because the usual INT13 BIOS interface to disk I/O uses a ...
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Computers In BusinessIn the business world today, computers and the software applications
that run on them basically control a well organized business. Every major
company is equipped with a computer, or network that connects through
different branches throughout the firm.
To keep up with the ...
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The InternetThis is a nice invention. And considering the www alone, the main thing is
that it is flashy, colorful, icons are blinking and it can talk to you.
Besides that, it is fast and easy, of course. It claims to be a powerful
tool for exchanging and gathering information which will change the world
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Response To AOL ControversyThe article "America Online, while you can" by Bob Woods is all about
the hoopla concerning the fact that America Online, or AOL, has not been able to
accommodate its vast amount of customers. This is due to AOL's new flat rate,
which substituted their original hourly deal. Many AOL users ...
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Regulating The Internet: Who's In ChargeThe internet was started by the military in the late forties, and has since
grown to an incredibly large and complex web, which will no doubt effect all of
us in the years to come. The press has recently taken it upon themselves to
educate the public to the dark side of this web, a network which ...
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Modern Designing In Today's AutomobileToday's automobile is a fine example of hard work and dedication to
make our lives easier. Automobiles have progressed an amazing amount since
the earliest automobile in the early 1900's. Most of us take for granted
just how difficult producing an automobile is (car) and do not realize the
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TYPES OF AIRSHIP 2
RIGID AIRSHIP 2
NONRIGID AIRSHIP 3
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The History Of The AirshipAirships. In the early years of War, these beasts were known for their majestic
presence in the sky and were icons of a country's power and prestige. They
reigned mostly as reconnaissance and transport utility aircraft but there was
something about this "lighter-than-air" ship that made it far ...
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Computer Systems AnalystI push the button, I hear a noise, the screen comes alive. My computer
loads up and starts to process. I see the start screen for Windows 95, and I
type in my password. Even though this takes time, I know that I will be able to
do whatever I want to do without any trouble, without any glitches, ...
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Morality And Ethics And ComputersThere 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 ...
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How Guns WorkA gun is a weapon that uses the force of an explosive propellant to project a
Guns or firearms are classified by the diameter of the barrel opening. This is
known as the calibre of the gun. Anything with a calibre up to and including .
60 calibre(0.6 inches) is known as a firearm.
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History Of The PropellerThe aircraft propeller looks like a simple mechanism to the uneducated individual. To the educated, an aircraft propeller represents the highest sophistication in aerodynamics, mechanical engineering and structural design. This report will touch on the , from early pioneers/experiments, ...
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