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CIS1000DE Chapter 3 Using the Internet: Making the Most of the Web’s Resources
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CIS1000DE Chapter Topics Topics in this chapter include: Internet basics and forms of Internet communications Multimedia found on the Web E-Commerce Managing online annoyances Web browsers URLs Hyperlinks
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CIS1000DE Chapter Topics Search engines Boolean operators Evaluating Web sites How data travels on the Internet Internet service providers Origin of the Internet Future of the Internet
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CIS1000DE Internet Communications Forms of Internet-based communication include: Instant Messaging Podcasts Blogs Vlogs Webcasts Wikis Voice over Internet (VoIP) E-mail
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CIS1000DE Internet Communications Group communication Internet social network Multiplayer online game services Chat rooms Newsgroups Listservs
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CIS1000DE Instant Messaging Real-time text-based conversations List of contacts: buddy list Contacts must be online IM software detects presence Example: AOL Instant Messenger Instant messaging (IM) uses real-time text-based conversations, similar to chat rooms. Users set up a list of contacts, often called a buddy list.
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CIS1000DE Podcasts Podcasts: Compressed audio/video files distributed on the Internet RSS (Really Simple Syndication) technology allows constant updates for subscribers Podcasts are all over the Web Need “aggregator” software to gather podcasts Need media player software to play them Simple to create
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Blogs and Vlogs Weblogs: blogs Available to the public Simple to create, read, and manage Entries listed on a single page with most recent entry at the top Searchable Video blog: vlog Digital video clips playable on media player software Weblogs, or blogs, are a way for anyone to post their thoughts for public viewing. Of course, posting a blog doesn’t guarantee that anyone will read it. Blogging is easy and free. Reading blogs can be very interesting, as they plug into the unsolicited viewpoints of people who believe they have something to say. Video blog (vlog): entries are video clips recorded digitally and playable on standard media player software.
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CIS1000DE Webcasts and Wikis Webcast: Broadcast of audio/visual content over the Internet Not updated automatically Use streaming media Wiki: Web site that allows anyone to change its content provide source for collaborative writing
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CIS1000DE Voice over Internet Protocol VoIP: Using the Internet to place phone calls Uses technology similar to e-mail to send voice data digitally Requires a microphone, an Internet connection, and a VoIP provider Services differ: Free services require an account on both ends Paid services connect phone to computer Cable/DSL providers offer phone through broadband WiFi IP phones call through Internet hotspots and wireless networks
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CIS1000DE E-mail Electronic mail E-mail accounts Client-based
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This note was uploaded on 09/23/2010 for the course CS 001 taught by Professor Jix during the Spring '10 term at Riverside Community College.

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