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Chapter 14 notes - 2011/4/20 Chapter 14 The Internet and...

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2011/4/20 Chapter 14 The Internet and Video Game Industries Paper: development, interpretation, what learnt in this class, April 27 Digital: Electronic technology that generates, stores, processes and transmits data in the form of strings of 0s and 1s. Convergence: Ability of different media to interact easier because of information in digital form. Interactivity: The ability to track and respond to any actions triggered(引引) by the end user, in order to cultivate a rapport引引引引引引. 1600- Pascal invents early computing machine 1600s-Leibnitz introduces binary digits. 1940- Computer constructed at Harvard University 1946- ENIAC, the first general-purpose computer at U of Pennsylvania. 1950s- Bell Labs invents the transistor 1970s-invention of microprocessor (引引引引). 1970s- first PCs small enough to fit on a desk; built by people at home form kits. 1980s- IBM and Apple selling fully assembled PCs.
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