History of Computers

The ENIAC (Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer) was the first large-scale, computer. The ENIAC was built for the military to calculate the paths of artillery shells. Later on it was used to make calculation for nuclear weapons research, weather predictions, and wind tunnel design. “The ENIAC was brought in to use inn February of 1946 … Read more

Computer Engineering

The explosive impact of computers and information technology on our everyday lives has generated a need to design and develop new computer software systems and to incorporate new technologies in a rapidly growing range of applications. The tasks performed by workers known as computer software engineers evolve quickly, reflecting new areas of specialization or changes … Read more

Computerized World

Since the first computer was made in the late fifties, the technology has developed extremely. Computers which took the place of a living-room then, are now being made in creditcard-formats. More and more areas are being taken over by the computer. As computers are capable of handling large amounts of data in a very short … Read more

The age of Computers

Believe it or not, but the age of computers is upon us. I believe Computers are not only here to stay, but in my opinion computers are the wave of the future. Only a device like the computer can change the way we work, live, and think. I see computers taking us places where no … Read more

Computer programming

The rapid spread of computers and computer-based technologies over the past two decades has generated a need for skilled, highly trained workers to design and develop hardware and software and to make computer systems newer and more advanced ones. Computer scientist generally design computers and conduct research to improve their design or use, and develop … Read more

Business in Computers

I understand that some students that have already graduated from College are having a bit of trouble getting their new businesses started. I know of a tool that will be extremely helpful and is already available to them; the Internet. Up until a few years ago, when a student graduated they were basically thrown out … Read more

Computer Hacking

Explosive growth in the computer industry over the last decade has made new technologies cheaper and simpler for the average person to own. As result, computers play an intricate part in our daily lives. The areas in which computers affect life are infinite, ranging from entertainment to finances. If anything were to happen to these … Read more

The First Generation of Computers

The first generation of computers, beginning around the end of World War 2, and continuing until around the year 1957, included computers that used vacuum tubes, drum memories, and programming in machine code. Computers at that time where mammoth machines that did not have the power our present day desktop microcomputers. In 1950, the first … Read more

Security and computer

The use of computers within the business and government sector has said to have rapidly increased over the last fifteen years’; this therefore provides a whole new prospect for a distinctive criminal to prosper, and in most cases, to go utterly undiscovered. It has been anticipated that, unless this particular problem is tackled head on, … Read more

History Of Computers

The Analytical and Difference Engines (1835-1869): The English mathematician Charles Babbage (1792-1871) never got to build his invention, but his design had an uncanny resemblance to the modern computer. Ada Lovelace, Lord Byron’s daughter, wrote eloquently about the device and was history’s first programmer. The ABC (Atanasoff Berry Computer) (1938): John Atanasoff and Clifford Berry … Read more

Windows 95 or NT

When one asks himself or another, Which Operating system will better fill my needs as an operating system Windows 95 or Windows NT version 3. 51. I will look at both operating systems and compare the qualities of each one in price, performance, stability and ease of use. The final results will give one a … Read more

Quality Issues In System Development

The period between the 1970’s and 1980’s was a time of great advancement in computer hardware technology which took an industry still in it’s infancy, to a level of much sophistication and which ultimately revelutionised the information storage and processing needs of every other industry and that of the entire world. However, it was also … Read more

Loss of a Friend

Today in society many people rely on computers as much as they rely on their lungs to keep breathing. If Y2K had occurred, modern life would have collapsed into a world of chaos. People would not know what to do with themselves or their families. Three main problems supercede the rest in the amount of … Read more

Hackers Hell

To deal with hackers who break through office systems through the Internet it is important for information managers to understand their enemy well. If they have sound background knowledge about hackers, they might be prepared to deal with them in a much more effective method. Hackers are very educated often mostly university or high school … Read more

An Overview of Hacking

Hackers cost governments, corporations, and even normal people billions of dollars per year. You might ask, sure, there are those out there for profit, but what about the college student who was just doing it for fun? Profit or fun, it’s still theft. In some cases theft of money, in others, theft of information. Just … Read more

History of Computers

The volume and use of computers in the world are so great, they have become difficult to ignore anymore. Computers appear to us in so many ways that many times, we fail to see them as they actually are. People associated with a computer when they purchased their morning coffee at the vending machine. As … Read more

Dell Computer Corporation

Michael Dell founded Dell Computer Corporation in 1984 having only $1000 start-up capital. To date, his business has grown to become the second largest computer systems producer in the world, with average daily sales of more than $5 million. The ‘hub’ of Dells production system is based in the U.S (Round rock, Texas), while other … Read more

Data Security

This paper is about data security and what is done to try to keep data safe, especially on The Internet. The subject was chosen because it is very important in the information age of today. Also a majority of studies right now deal with Internet protocols and computer networking, for this reason I thought this … Read more

Computer Technology

A computer is an electronic device that can receive a set of instructions or program and the carry out this program by performing calculations on numerical data or by compiling and correlating other forms of information. (“Computer” Encarta). It also performs calculations and processes information with astonishing speed and precision. Computer Technology has improved our … Read more

Optical Storage Mediums

The most common way of storing data in a computer is magnetic. We have hard drives and floppy disks (soon making way to the CD-ROM), both of which can store some amount of data. In a disk drive, a read/write head (usually a coil of wire) passes over a spinning disk, generating an electrical current, … Read more

Development Of Computers Over The Decades

A Computer is an electronic device that can receive a set of instructions, or program, and then carry out this program by performing calculations on numerical data or by compiling and correlating other forms of information. Thesis Statement:- The modern world of high technology could not have come about except for the development of the … Read more

Delving Into Computer Crime

White-collar crime, specifically computer crime, is becoming more popular as computers become more readily available. Crimes using computers and crimes against computers are usually committed without fear of being caught, due to the detachment of the offender from the victim. Computer crime is defined as, Criminal activity directly related to the use of computers, specifically … Read more

Computer Virus and Components

In this growing technological world, there is a dependency on computer systems. With the wide spread use of computer systems comes the threat of short programs that damage the system and other programs on that system. These short programs are called computer viruses. There are many computer viruses out there to infect unsuspecting system and … Read more

Computer Hacking Thesis

Hacking is very well-know way of “crashing” a computer system. Listed below is some information on the problems caused by hacking and some solutions of how to stop hacking. Thesis: Hacking has become such a problem in today’s computer dependent society that stronger measures must be implemented to stop hackers, and if hackers are still … Read more

History of Personal Computers Inc.

From humble beginnings In a two-car garage, by the end of 1993 PC had grown Into a dominant regional compete- tort with hundreds of business and professional customers. Wilson originally got the idea for PC after building home computers for several friends and business associates. Sing standard components, Wilson would assemble and test the computers … Read more

History of computers

The first was a calculating machine funded by the English government. In 1822, English mathematician Charles Babbage had an idea of a steam driven calculating system that could compute tables of numbers. In 1890, Herman Hollering designed a punch card system to calculate the 1880 census. He established a company that would soon become IBM … Read more

History of Personal Computers Inc.

From humble beginnings In a two-car garage, by the end of 1993 PC had grown Into a dominant regional compete- tort with hundreds of business and professional customers. Wilson originally got the idea for PC after building home computers for several friends and business associates. Sing standard components, Wilson would assemble and test the computers … Read more