Tomorrow's Technology and You, Introductory / Edition 8

Tomorrow's Technology and You, Introductory / Edition 8

by George Beekman, Michael Quinn, Michael J. Quinn, Paul J. Thurrott
     
 

ISBN-10: 0132297213

ISBN-13: 9780132297219

Pub. Date: 01/14/2007

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Completely updated, Tomorrow’s Technology and You, Ninth Edition provides you with an understanding of information technology so you can successfully navigate change and advance into the future.

Today we’re standing at the junction of three powerful and rapidly evolving technological forces: computers, communications, and digital

Overview

Completely updated, Tomorrow’s Technology and You, Ninth Edition provides you with an understanding of information technology so you can successfully navigate change and advance into the future.

Today we’re standing at the junction of three powerful and rapidly evolving technological forces: computers, communications, and digital entertainment. Computer technology is showing up in everything from automobiles to home appliances to telephones to televisions, and the lines that separate these machines are fading. This digital convergence is rapidly—and radically—altering the world in which we live.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132297219
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
01/14/2007
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
460
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.76(h) x 0.58(d)

Table of Contents

1 Our Digital Planet
2 Hardward Basics Inside the Box
3 Hardware Basics: Peripherals
4 Software Basics: The Ghost in the Machine
5 Productivity Applications
6 Graphics, Digital Media, and Multimedia
7 Database Applications and Privacy Implications
8 Networking and Digital Communication
9 The Evolving Internet
10 Computer Security and Risks

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