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Digital Planet: Pearson New International Edition : Tomorrow's Technology and You, Complete

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For introductory courses in computer concepts often including instruction in Microsoft Office. Explores the promises and challenges of information technology, along with its effect on businesses, people, society, and the future. Digital Planet: Tomorrow's Technology and You explores information technology on three levels: * Explanations: Clearly explains what a computer is and what it can (and can't) do; it clearly explains the basics of information technology, from multimedia PCs to the Internet and beyond. * Applications: Illustrates how computers and networks are-and will be-used as practical tools to solve a wide variety of problems. * Implications: Puts technology in a human context, illustrating how digital devices and networks affect our lives, our world, and our future. Previous Editions: Tomorrow's Technology and You, Ninth & Eighth EditionsComputer Confluence: Tomorrow's Technology and You, Seventh Editionshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 632 pages
  • 216 x 264 x 22mm | 1,099.98g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 10th edition
  • 1292021063
  • 9781292021065
  • 675,516

Table of contents

1 Exploring Our Digital Planet 2 Hardware 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 11 Computers at Work, School, and Home 12 Information Systems in Business 13 E-Commerce and E-Business The Evolving Internet Economy 14 Systems Design and Development 15 Is Artificial Intelligence Real? Appendix A Basicsshow more

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