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  • Illegal Sharing Of Computer Software
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    The information age is the age we live in today, and with the information age comes an age of ethics. When we deal with the new technologies introduced every day, we need to decide what we must consider ethical and unethical. We must consider all factors so that the use of the information readily available to many persons is not abused. "Information technology will be the most fundamental area of ethical concern for business in the next decade". (Ermann) The most widely used tool of the informat...
  • Computer Software
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    Software And High School The beginning of the 1990's is marked by the era of computers. Everywhere we look, we see computers. They have become an essential part of our every day life. If the world's computer systems were turned off even for a short amount of time, unimaginable disasters would occur. We can surely say that today's world is heading into the future with the tremendous influence of computers. These machines are very important players in the game, the key to the success however is pr...
  • 50 Universities Offer Software Engineering Degrees
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    Software engineering (SE) is the profession concerned with specifying, designing, developing and maintaining software applications by applying technologies and practices from computer science, project management, and other fields. SE applications are used in a wide range of activities, from industry to entertainment. Software applications improve user productivity and quality of life. Application software examples: office suites, video games, and the world wide web. System software examples: emb...
  • Illegal Copying Of Software
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    Software Piracy (Canadian essay) by maryanne". I want to impress upon honourable gentlemen who are not lawyers the fact that the question of copyright is of importance not only to lawyers, but to many people in the country 1". Copyright is, literally, the "right to copy". The Canadian Copyright Act gives copyright owners the sole right to reproduce, perform or issue a work 2. This ensures that the creators have total control over their work and benefit completely from what they have created whet...
  • Computer Game User Interfaces The User Interface
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    HARDWARE The computer system is made up of 2 parts; the hardware and the software. Hardware is the name given to all the devices that make up the computer system. These are components of the computer that can be physically handled. Hardware are divided into input devices, central processing unit, backing storage and output devices. Input devices Input devices are used to get data into the computer. Examples: keyboard, mouse, joystick, light pen, optical scanner and microphone. The central proces...
  • Practice Safe Computing Commercial Software
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    Outline In the late 1970's, hackers were people who enjoyed learning the details of computer systems. Today, hackers (or crackers) refer to people who break into computer systems. Some malicious hackers use Trojan horses, logic bombs, and other means to infiltrate computer systems. Breaking into other computer systems is called electronic trespassing. This paper will speak of: On-line Outlaws: Computer Crime Computer Security: Reducing Risks Security, Privacy, and Freedom: The Delicate Balance S...
  • Important Kind Of Software Ownership
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    Software is composed of many programs that all together fulfill a certain task. Programs are strict instructions that tell the computer what to do. A computer is a complex machine that uses directions like programs and software to operate, without it it's useless. In other words, software brings life to a computer's hardware. More precisely, it represents what fuel is to a car. There are two categories of software; operating systems and applications. Both of them are a necessity to one's compute...
  • Fourth Type Of Software Piracy
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    Software Piracy: A Big Crime With Big Consequences Imaging for a moment that you come across an advertisement saying you can meet up with an individual who will break into a store, disarm all of the alarms and will hold the door open for you as you walk inside and take anything you wish. This criminal offence occurs every day on computer systems around the world including the internet. This is a very serious problem and is very difficult to circumvent. Every computer user is both tempted and imm...
  • Computer Process Input Data Into Output Information
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    CHAPTER 1. INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS. -Central processing unit CPU... is the electronic device that interprets and carries out the basic instructions that operate the computer. -Data... is a collection of raw unprocessed figures and symbols computer uses data to create information. -Free ware... is software provided at no cost to a user by an individual or company. -Information... is data that is organized meaningful and useful. -Information appliance... is a computer with limited functionality ...
  • Bill Gates
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    Bill Gates advanced the technology of all computers and software today. He became responsible for this when he was in school. At the age of 13, he wrote his first software program to play tic-tac-toe on. In 1975, he wrote the first versatile computer program, called Altair BASIC. A year later, he dropped out of Harvard and began writing Microsoft. Bill Gates had started his own company called What made Bill Gates so successful? He did grow up in a time of creative thinking and innovation. This g...
  • Operating Software Of Bill Gates And Microsoft
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    William Henry Gates, was born October 28, 1955 in Seattle, Washington. He was the middle child of three born to William and Mary Gates. A trey, as he was called because of the, was sent to a private school by his father, a lawyer, and mother, a former teacher now on several prestigious boards (Moritz, 238). At age 13, Bill had completely taught himself programming after taking computer studies class. After scoring a perfect 800 on the mathematics half of the SAT, he graduated from Lakeside schoo...
  • Computer With A Modem Communications Software 3
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    Computer Tutorial Question Sheet for the IBM PS/2 Name / Date: Section One: Short Answer Questions 1. What are the maximum amount of letters / characters that can be in a filename 2. What are the main ways of exiting a program 3. What is the USUAL capacity of a standard, high density 3.5, formatted diskette 4. Give three (3) examples of removable storage media. 5. Give two (2) ways of adding peripherals to your computer. 6. Give three (3) examples of output devices. 7. Give three (3) examples of...
  • Crime Of Software Piracy
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    In today's society computers are everywhere, but when someone thinks of a computer they think of it as a way to make life easier. This is true computers have made our life a lot easier and some times harder. The area that computer have improved our life the most is in communication, now we can write talk and hold a video conference anywhere in the world in real time. However, with as many good things that computers bring, they also bring many bad things too. Just as there is, crime in the real w...
  • Application Software And System Software
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    Q 1: A typical business microcomputer stores all its software and data files on hard disk. It also has a floppy disk drive. Outline two different reasons why the floppy disk drive may still be needed. -To upload documents, memos... into the system -To download files from the system to take home... Q 2: In the context of a typical computer system, state the purpose of: (a) Internal memory -Is memory that is stored on a device inside of a computer. (b) External memory -Is stored on a device outsid...
  • People Use Computer Programs
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    Computer Programs... Can we live with out them? Computers have made a major change in our lives. Through history, we have seen how computers have changed, and how gradually they have become almost essential to every business, school, and institution in our country. Even the little people seem to require the use of computers to accomplish their daily tasks. Statistics show that about 1 in every 5 households own at least one computer, and it is predicted that by the year 2002, the ratio will be 3 ...
  • Computer Support Specialist
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    I have used computers for quite awhile although I am still a beginner. I am able to use Microsoft Word and Excel and I am able to surf the Internet and perform searches efficiently. I am very interested in expanding my knowledge on all aspects of Computer Technology. I plan with my education to become a Network Administrator and a Computer Technician. The starting wage for Computer Support Specialists is around $1700 a month. Computer Support specialists are and will be one of the most important...
  • Your Computer Virus
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    Viruses are something that all computer users need to be made aware of. A virus is a piece of code that is written to maliciously cause harm to computers and computer networks. Viruses first originated in the 1980's. With the boom of the computer age came the opportunity to reach havoc to users. As technology grew so did the opportunities for viruses to become more easily spread and more easily created. There are at least 3 reasons why a person would want to create a virus: There are individuals...
  • Operating Systems And Other Important Software
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    Today's biggest debate in computer world is similarities, and differences between PC and Macintosh computers. Not only that, but there are also many advantages, and disadvantages of these two types of computers. Not long ago, people invented first computer, which was like a building with height over 30 feet. Today, a calculator that can be purchased in a dollar store is much faster and has approximately 100 times as much memory. Over time, computers evolved into today's machines, which can do al...
  • World Of Computers
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    The Bill Gates Bill Gates The Chairman and Chief Software Architect of Microsoft William Gates was born in October 28, 1955. He lived in Seattle with his father who is a Seattle attorney, his mother who was a chairwoman of United Way International, and his two sisters. He began programming when he was 13 yrs. old. In 1973, while attending Harvard, Gates created BASIC- a version of a program language that can be used on the 1st microcomputer- MITS Altair. Two years later he & his childhood friend...
  • Gates And His Company Microsoft
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    William Henry Gates the, is also referred as "The king of Software' he cofounder the Microsoft Corporation, the largest computer software company. Gates is an American business executive officer of Microsoft. He was born in Seattle, Washington on October 28, 1955. He was the second child and only son of William Henry Gates Jr. who was an attorney and former schoolteacher. Bill developed an early interest in computer science and began studying computers in the seventh grade. By the age of twelve,...

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