Day 12 Information Overload, User Interface, and Interactivity Exam 3

Table of contents and indices help to make

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Unformatted text preview: Qer copies Access to Memory Sequen;al- access memory – a type of medium in which a user must go through the medium in the order received in order to find specific info (TM) Random- access memory – users can access info at random by doing searches, using indices etc. – table of contents and indices help to make nonelectronic books have more of this feature – telephone books, dicFonaries etc. Social and Political Impact of Storing Information Stone Tablets to Papyrus Vellum to Paper The Kitchen Debate to Watergate Rodney King to the Oval Office Hard Storage—Stone Tablets to Papyrus Stone and clay tablets—centralized gov. – knowledge and power were concentrated in a few Papyrus allowed for more decentralized gov. – laws etc. can be distributed, people to record business transacFons, could trade w/ others Paper Storage—Vellum to Paper Vellum was expensive and Fme consuming to make – 1800s steam powered mills, affordable and easy to produce Paper an important feature – Chinese invented – mass comm/produce TV Storage—The Kitchen Debate to Watergate Electronic media has had a huge impact on your lives First realizaFon of the impact was the Kitchen Debate – Nixon vs. Khruschev – ciFzens could see them and then open a dialog Years later Nixon resigned bc of recorded audiotapes Movie Storage—Rodney King to the Oval Office Video storage – amateur...
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