2 edition of Computing in the Information Age / Wackerly Lab Intro CIS found in the catalog.
Computing in the Information Age / Wackerly Lab Intro CIS
September 18, 1997
by John Wiley & Sons Inc
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||716|
The greatest value in this book, if there is any to be found, is in the exercises, problems and projects at the back of almost every chapter. The ideal way to learn a computer language is to learn a little syntax and then try it out on a computer. The ideal way to think is not to read about it, but to actually do it! The book reﬂects this. Information technology is playing an increasingly important role in the work and personal lives of citizens. Computers, communications, digital information, software—the constituents of the information age—are everywhere. Between those who search aggressively for opportunities to learn more.
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Viruses, Worms, and Trojan Horses. Phreaks and Hackers. Denial-of-Service Attacks. Online Voting. Chapter 7 — Computer Reliability. Introduction. Data-Entry or Data-Retrieval Errors. Software and Billing Errors. Notable Software System Failures. Therac Computer Simulations.