Computers / Edition 8

Computers / Edition 8

by Larry E. Long, Nancy Long
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130882364

ISBN-13: 9780130882363

Pub. Date: 06/30/2000

Publisher: Pearson Education

This tenth edition is a technology update intended to bring Computers abreast with a rampaging technology. About six Internet years pass in one real-time year, the elapsed time since the last edition. The tenth edition retains the same familiar look and feel as the ninth edition. However, it contains hundreds of changes needed to ensure that Long…  See more details below

Overview

This tenth edition is a technology update intended to bring Computers abreast with a rampaging technology. About six Internet years pass in one real-time year, the elapsed time since the last edition. The tenth edition retains the same familiar look and feel as the ninth edition. However, it contains hundreds of changes needed to ensure that Long continues to be the most current introductory IT book available. Includes over 150 new or updated images that reflect the latest releases and innovations in software. Numerous new photos show new hardware and applications. Throughout the book, capacities and speeds for communications hardware, disks, RAM, processors, printers, and so on have been adjusted to reflect the state of the art. Provides essential information on hardware, Windows, and networking procedures, and on word processing, e-mail, and browser software. Expanded presentation of ethics; additional coverage of the Internet; and a new IT Illustrated section on careers gives readers an in-depth look at career opportunities for IT specialists and for IT-competent people. For anyone who wants to advance their personal computing experience and skills, and individuals considering careers as IT specialists.

Read More

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130882363
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
06/30/2000
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
8.22(w) x 10.86(h) x 0.29(d)

Table of Contents

Getting Started1
1The Technology Revolution16
2Software72
3Inside the Computer116
4Storing and Retrieving Information150
5Information Input and Output180
6Networks and Networking216
7Going Online256
8Exploring the Cyberworld292
9It Ethics and Healthy Computing322
10Personal Computing352
11Information Systems406
12Developing Business Information Systems434
13Technology and Society470
Answers to Section Self-Checks
Glossary
Index

Read More

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >