J321 C Class Presentation 2_Internet Digital Technology & Journalism

J321 C Class Presentation 2_Internet Digital Technology & Journalism

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Unformatted text preview: Internet, Digital Technology & Journalism Homero Gil de Zúñiga School of Journalism University of Texas - Austin Internet, Digital Technology & Journalism The Acronyms “Jambo Mambo” FTP, MB, Giga, RSS, PDF, IP, etc… Bits & bytes- Most important advancement in Information technology lies in the concept of DIGITAL information.- Wave vs 1/0 when transferring information- Analog (light waves or sound waves) - Information loss Keeping Information Bits are normally grouped into eight-digit streams: Byte A thousand bytes will make out a Kilobyte… (1,024) A Million will make a Megabyte (1,048, 576) Who knows what a Giga is? What’s a Y…?? Internet, Digital Technology & Journalism Keeping Information Bits are normally grouped into eight-digit streams: Byte A thousand bytes will make out a Kilobyte… (1,024) A Million will make a Megabyte (1,048, 576) Who knows what a Giga is?...
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This note was uploaded on 10/02/2011 for the course J 321 C taught by Professor Gil de zuniga during the Fall '11 term at University of Texas.

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J321 C Class Presentation 2_Internet Digital Technology & Journalism

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