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1 - Chapter 01 - Intro - Living in a Digital World...

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Unformatted text preview: Living in a Digital World Discovering Computers 2010 Objectives Overview Discovering Computers 2010: 2 See A World of Computers Computers are everywhere Discovering Computers 2010: 3 Page What Is a Computer? A computer is an electronic device, operating under the control of instructions stored in its own memory Discovering Computers 2010: 4 Page Information Processing Cycle The Components of a Computer A computer contains many electric, electronic, and mechanical components known as hardware Discovering Computers 2010: 5 Page Advantages and Disadvantages of Using Computers Advantages of Using Computers Disadvantages of Using Computers Discovering Computers 2010: 6 Page Advantages and Disadvantages of Using Computers Green computing involves reducing the electricity consumed and environmental waste generated when using a computer Strategies include: Recycling Regulating manufacturing processes Extending the life of computers Immediately donating or properly disposing of replaced computers Discovering Computers 2010: 7 Page...
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2011 for the course CIS 125 taught by Professor Robertfrese during the Spring '11 term at Jefferson College.

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