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The Digital Revolution Computer Network
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A group of computer linked by wired or wireless technology to share data and resources. An ongoing process of social, political, and economic change brought about by digital technology, such as computers and the Internet.
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Cyberspace The Web
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A collection of linked documents, graphics, and sounds that can be accessed over the Internet. A term that refers to entities that exist largely within computer.
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Technological Convergence Digitization
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The process of converting text, numbers, sound, photos, and video into data that can be processed by digital devices. A process by which several technologies with distinct functionalities evolve to form a single product.
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Globalization Intellectual Property
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Refers to the ownership of certain types of information, ideas, or representations. The worldwide economic interdependence of countries that occurs as cross-border commerce increases and as money flows more freely among countries.
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Computer Digital Divide
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The gap between people who have access to technology and those who do not. A multipurpose device that accepts input, processes data, stores data, and produces output all according to a series of stored instructions.
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Output Computer Inputs
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Whatever is typed, submitted, or transmitted to a computer system. The result produced by a computer.
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Processing Data
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The symbols that represent facts, objects, and ideas. Manipulation of data.
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Storage Memory
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An area of a computer that temporarily holds data waiting to be processed, stored, or output. The area where data can be left on a permanent basis when it is not immediately needed for processing.
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Computer Program File
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A named collection of data that exists on a storage medium. The series of instructions that tells a computer how to carry out processing tasks.
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Application Software Stored Program
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A series of instructions for a computing task can be loaded into a computer’s memory. A set of computer programs that helps a person carry out a task.
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Personal Computer System Software
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Helps the computer system monitor itself in order to function efficiently. A microprocessor-based computing device designed to meet the computing needs of an individual
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Server Workstation
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An ordinary personal computer that is connected to a network or a powerful desktop computer used for high-performance tasks. Serve computers on a network (i.e. Internet or home network) by supplying them with data.
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Supercomputer Mainframe Computer
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A large and expensive computer capable of simultaneously processing data for hundreds or thousands of users. One of the fastest computers in the world at the time of construction.
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PDA Compute- Intensive Problem
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massive amounts of data to be processed using complex mathematical calculations. A pocket-sized digital
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