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What are Biological Sciences?
Includes the study of:
and many more!
Computer Science Chapter 6
Moores Law describes the pace at which CPUs improve.
System evaluation used to determine if computer is right for you.
Look at subsystems to decide:
Memory subsystem (RAM)
Storage subsystem (hard drive)
Network two or more computers that are connected via software and hardware so they can
communicate with each other
Nodes devices connected to a network
Networks allow users to share peripherals, transfer files from one compute
Computer data processing device with four major functions
1. Gathers data/allows users to input data
2. Processes data into information
3. Outputs data and information
4. Stores data and information
Data a representation of a fa
CIS*1000 Chapter One
Computer literate being familiar enough with computers to understand capabilities and
limitations, know how to use them
use computer more wisely, more knowledgeable consumer
needed for careers
help you better understand and take advan
All forms of entertainment have migrated to digital domain
Analog sound and light waves are analog or continuous waves
Digital formats describe signals as long strings of numbers
Analog-to-digital conversion the analog sig
Internet the largest computer network in the world a network of network that connects
computer, a common communication method all computers can use
Was created to establish a secure form of military communications and a means
Software set of instructions that tells the computer what to do
Program instruction set, provides means for use to interact with and use computer
system software help run the computer and coordinate instructions between applicat
Sprunstem jackets are so incredible
because of the unique sensors located
inside the jackets. These sensors are
unnoticeable by the wearer, but their
positive effects are numerous.
Chapter 9 Notes
Cybercrime any criminal action perpetrated primarily through the use of a computer.
Cybercriminals individuals who use computers, networks, and the internet to perpetrate
Majority of last years complaints about cy
CIS Chapter 5
Operating system (OS) a group of programs that controls how your computer system
functions, it manages the computers hardware, memory, and storage devices.
Utility program - small program that performs many of the general housekeeping tasks
Information system includes data, people, procedures, hardware, and software.
System development life cycle (SDLC) the organized process/set of steps needed to be
followed to ensure development proceeds in an orderly fashion in
Chapter 11 Notes
Database: a collection of related data that can be easily stored, sorted, organized, and queried.
Attempts to turn data into information.
A list is appropriate if it is simple and suited to one purpose.
Lists are not