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Today's readers gain a well-rounded, classic introduction to today's computer concepts with a modern twist when they pick up Morley's UNDERSTANDING COMPUTERS: TODAY & TOMORROW, 2009 UPDATE, 12E. This edition reflects the latest breaking and most relevant technology news to ensure a comprehensive, current knowledge of computer concepts and issues for success in today's techoecentric society. Top-name industry experts from companies, such as Nokia, IBM, and MS Windows Vista, provide insights and personal experiences that emphasize the relevance of the material within the text. The book's reader-friendly writing style, Module organization that connects topics to one another, and the author's emphasis on some of today's most timely technology-societal issues keep readers engaged throughout. UNDERSTANDING COMPUTERS: TODAY & TOMORROW, 2009 UPDATE, 12E provides a thorough understanding of computer concepts that will serve today's readers well today and throughout your future.
Table of Contents
Introduction to the World of Computers. Hardware Module
The System Unit: Processing and Memory
Input and Output
System Software: Operating Systems and Utility Programs
Networks and the Internet Module
The Internet and World Wide Web
Network and Internet Security
Web Applications Module
Multimedia and the Web
E-Commerce. Systems Module
Information Systems and System Development
Program Development and Programming Languages
Databases and Database Management Systems
Computers and Society Module
Computer Security and Privacy
Intellectual Property Rights, Ethics, Health, Access, and the Environment
References and Resources Guide
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