Linux Torvalds

In 1994, a 29 year-old programmer from the University of Helsenki in Finland named Linux Torvalds designed an operating system that he named Linux as a hobby. He distributed Linux to his friends and his friends gave it to their friends and so on. Linux got a lot of suggestions on how he could improve … Read more

Computer privacy

Today a profound shift in the privacy equation is under way. Technology brings enormous efficiency to the collection, sorting and distribution of personal information. This efficiency has revolutionized countless organizations but it has also increased opportunities for snooping. The ability of computers to sift though personal information may make much of your life an open … Read more

The Basics of A Hard Drive

I’m sure, by now you have used a computer be it to play games or write a paper. But do you know how a computer works and runs all the programs you what it to? Well if not I will tell you. To begin with I will explain a little about the history about the … Read more

IT Doesn’t Matter

IN 1968, a young Intel engineer named Ted Hoff found a way to put the circuits necessary for computer processing onto a tiny piece of silicon. His invention of the microprocessor spurred a series of technological breakthroughs -desktop computers, local and wide area networks, enterprise software, and the Internet–that have transformed the business world. Today, … Read more

Questions of Ethics In Computer Systems and Their Future

1) Identify and discuss security issues and considerations evident for Information Systems And computerization in the brokerage industry. ( Think about how the Internet has already influenced trading. ) “The technology is getting ahead of regulators” claims David Weissman, director of money and technology at Forrester Research Inc. , in Cambridge, Mass. If one is … Read more

Computer Based Training Business Interchange

Computer-based training (CBT) is an all-encompassing term used to describe any computer-delivered training including CD-ROM and the World Wide Web. CBT courseware curriculum development involves the use of integrated multimedia training tools that have taken the lead in developing training courseware. We have always had workplace learning systems. People best learn many tasks and skills … Read more

History of the Computer Industry in America

Only once in a lifetime will a new invention come about to touch every aspect of our lives. Such a device that changes the way we work, live, and play is a special one, indeed. A machine that has done all this and more now exists in nearly every business in the U. S. and … Read more

Computer Viruses: Past, Present And Future

In our health-conscious society, viruses of any type are an enemy. Computer viruses are especially pernicious. They can and do strike any unprotected computer system, with results that range from merely annoying to the disastrous, time-consuming and expensive loss of software and data. And with corporations increasingly using computers for enterprise-wide, business-critical computing, the costs … Read more