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Sophia University Introduction to Information Technology Milestone 3 1 Genevieve is a student who attends classes at a campus downtown. She likes to study in the college's coffee shop, where she often accesses the Internet through the college's wireless network. Which network type is Genevieve using? MAN PAN WAN LAN RATIONALE A metropolitan area network (MAN) is a computer network that connects users with computer resources in a geographic area that is larger than the area covered by a local area network (LAN), but smaller than the area covered by a wide area network (WAN). CONCEPT Computer Network Types 2 Select the social media site that is an idea-sharing website. Pinterest Google+ QQ QZone
RATIONALE Pinterest is an online service that enables users to catalog and share websites. Users have "boards" that enable them to categorize ideas and share them with the public. CONCEPT Benefits and Risks of Social Media 3 The standard interface technology for wireless networks is __________. The hardware component necessary for computers to connect to these networks is a __________. wireless-internet protocol; TCP transmission control protocol; IP wireless-defined networking; WAP wireless fidelity; WAP RATIONALE Wireless fidelity (Wi-Fi) is the standard interface technology for wireless networks. WAP (Wireless Access Point) is a network hardware component that enables computers on a network to connect wirelessly. CONCEPT Computer Network Components 4 Morris is a software engineer for a manufacturer. He wrote a program for the accounting department. During the testing phase, he noticed that the software would occasionally return an erroneous result, but he decided not to make modifications to the program because there were concerns about the project going over budget. He decided that it was better for him to be seen as someone who could stay within budget, and rationalized that the error was minor, and would not affect financial performance. Which principle of the Software Engineering Code of Ethics has Morris violated?
Principle 8: Self Principle 3: Product Principle 6: Profession Principle 7: Colleagues RATIONALE Morris violated the Product principle of the Software Engineering Code of Ethics. Software engineers shall ensure that their products and related modifications meet the highest professional standards possible. Moreover, they shall ensure adequate testing, debugging, and review of software and related documents on which they work.

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