Objectives Overview<br />Discovering Computers 2011: Living in a Digital World Chapter 1<br />2<br />See Page 3 <br />for ...
Objectives Overview<br />Discovering Computers 2011: Living in a Digital World Chapter 1<br />3<br />See Page 3 <br />for ...
A World of Computers<br />Computers are everywhere<br />Discovering Computers 2011: Living in a Digital World Chapter 1<br...
What Is a Computer?<br />A computer is an electronic device, operating under the control of instructions stored in its own...
What Is a Computer?<br />Discovering Computers 2011: Living in a Digital World Chapter 1<br />6<br />Page 6 <br />Figure 1...
The Components of a Computer<br />A computer contains many electric, electronic, and mechanical components known as hardwa...
The Components of a Computer<br />Discovering Computers 2011: Living in a Digital World Chapter 1<br />8<br />Page 7 <br /...
Advantages and Disadvantages of Using Computers<br />Advantages of Using Computers<br />Disadvantages of Using Computers<b...
Advantages and Disadvantages of Using Computers<br />Green computinginvolves reducing the electricity consumed and environ...
Networks and the Internet<br />A network is a collection of computers and devices connected together, often wirelessly, vi...
Networks and the Internet<br />The Internet is a worldwide collection of networks that connects millions of businesses, go...
Networks and the Internet<br />People use the Internet for a variety of reasons:<br />Discovering Computers 2011: Living i...
Networks and the Internet<br />A social networking Web siteencourages members to share their interests, ideas, stories, ph...
Computer Software<br />Software, also called a program, tells the computer what tasks to perform and how to perform them<b...
Computer Software<br />Installing is the process of setting up software to work with the computer, printer, and other hard...
Computer Software<br />A programmer develops software or writes the instructions that direct the computer to process data ...
Categories of Computers<br />Discovering Computers 2011: Living in a Digital World Chapter 1<br />18<br />Page 19<br />
Personal Computers<br />A personal computercan perform all of its input, processing, output, and storage activities by its...
Mobile Computers and Mobile Devices<br />Discovering Computers 2011: Living in a Digital World Chapter 1<br />20<br />Page...
Mobile Computers and Mobile Devices<br />Discovering Computers 2011: Living in a Digital World Chapter 1<br />21<br />Clic...
Mobile Computers and Mobile Devices<br />Discovering Computers 2011: Living in a Digital World Chapter 1<br />22<br />Clic...
Game Consoles<br />A game consoleis a mobile computing device designed for single-player or multiplayer video games<br />D...
Servers<br />A server controls access to the hardware, software, and other resources on a network<br />Provides a centrali...
Mainframes<br />A mainframe is a large, expensive, powerful computer that can handle hundreds or thousands of connected us...
Supercomputers<br />A supercomputer is the fastest, most powerful computer<br />Fastest supercomputers are capable of proc...
Embedded Computers<br />An embedded computeris a special-purpose computer that functions as a component in a larger produc...
Embedded Computers<br />Discovering Computers 2011: Living in a Digital World Chapter 1<br />28<br />Page 26 <br />Figure ...
Elements of an Information System<br />Discovering Computers 2011: Living in a Digital World Chapter 1<br />29<br />Page 2...
Elements of an Information System<br />Discovering Computers 2011: Living in a Digital World Chapter 1<br />30<br />Page 2...
Examples of Computer Usage<br />Discovering Computers 2011: Living in a Digital World Chapter 1<br />31<br />Pages 28 – 31...
Examples of Computer Usage<br />Discovering Computers 2011: Living in a Digital World Chapter 1<br />32<br />Pages 31 – 32...
Computer Applications in Society<br />Discovering Computers 2011: Living in a Digital World Chapter 1<br />33<br />Pages 3...
Computer Applications in Society<br />Discovering Computers 2011: Living in a Digital World Chapter 1<br />34<br />Click t...
Video: Computer History in a Barn<br />Discovering Computers 2011: Living in a Digital World Chapter 1<br />35<br />CLICK ...
Summary<br />Discovering Computers 2011: Living in a Digital World Chapter 1<br />36<br />Page 39<br />
Chapter 1 Complete<br />
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  2. 2. Objectives Overview<br />Discovering Computers 2011: Living in a Digital World Chapter 1<br />2<br />See Page 3 <br />for Detailed Objectives<br />
  3. 3. Objectives Overview<br />Discovering Computers 2011: Living in a Digital World Chapter 1<br />3<br />See Page 3 <br />for Detailed Objectives<br />
  4. 4. A World of Computers<br />Computers are everywhere<br />Discovering Computers 2011: Living in a Digital World Chapter 1<br />4<br />Pages 4 - 5 <br />Figure 1-1<br />
  5. 5. What Is a Computer?<br />A computer is an electronic device, operating under the control of instructions stored in its own memory<br />Discovering Computers 2011: Living in a Digital World Chapter 1<br />5<br />Page 6<br />Information Processing Cycle<br />
  6. 6. What Is a Computer?<br />Discovering Computers 2011: Living in a Digital World Chapter 1<br />6<br />Page 6 <br />Figure 1-2<br />
  7. 7. The Components of a Computer<br />A computer contains many electric, electronic, and mechanical components known as hardware<br />Discovering Computers 2011: Living in a Digital World Chapter 1<br />7<br />Pages 6 - 8<br />
  8. 8. The Components of a Computer<br />Discovering Computers 2011: Living in a Digital World Chapter 1<br />8<br />Page 7 <br />Figure 1-3<br />
  9. 9. Advantages and Disadvantages of Using Computers<br />Advantages of Using Computers<br />Disadvantages of Using Computers<br />Discovering Computers 2011: Living in a Digital World Chapter 1<br />9<br />Pages 9 - 10<br />
  10. 10. Advantages and Disadvantages of Using Computers<br />Green computinginvolves reducing the electricity consumed and environmental waste generated when using a computer<br />Strategies include:<br />Recycling<br />Regulating manufacturing processes<br />Extending the life of computers<br />Immediately donating or properly disposing of replaced computers<br />Discovering Computers 2011: Living in a Digital World Chapter 1<br />10<br />Page 10<br />Click to view Web Link,click Chapter 1, Click Web Link from left navigation, <br />then click Green Computing below Chapter 1<br />
  11. 11. Networks and the Internet<br />A network is a collection of computers and devices connected together, often wirelessly, via communications devices and transmission media<br />Discovering Computers 2011: Living in a Digital World Chapter 1<br />11<br />Pages 10 - 11 <br />Figure 1-6<br />
  12. 12. Networks and the Internet<br />The Internet is a worldwide collection of networks that connects millions of businesses, government agencies, educational institutions, and individuals<br />Discovering Computers 2011: Living in a Digital World Chapter 1<br />12<br />Click to view Web Link,click Chapter 1, Click Web Link from left navigation, <br />then click The Internetbelow Chapter 1<br />Page 11 <br />Figure 1-7<br />
  13. 13. Networks and the Internet<br />People use the Internet for a variety of reasons:<br />Discovering Computers 2011: Living in a Digital World Chapter 1<br />13<br />Pages 12 - 13 <br />Figure 1-8<br />
  14. 14. Networks and the Internet<br />A social networking Web siteencourages members to share their interests, ideas, stories, photos, music, and videos with other registered users<br />Discovering Computers 2011: Living in a Digital World Chapter 1<br />14<br />Click to view Web Link,click Chapter 1, Click Web Link from left navigation, <br />then click Facebookbelow Chapter 1<br />Page 14 <br />Figure 1-9<br />
  15. 15. Computer Software<br />Software, also called a program, tells the computer what tasks to perform and how to perform them<br />Discovering Computers 2011: Living in a Digital World Chapter 1<br />15<br />Click to view Web Link,click Chapter 1, Click Web Link from left navigation, <br />then click Windowsbelow Chapter 1<br />Pages 15 - 16<br />Figures 1-10 - 1-11<br />
  16. 16. Computer Software<br />Installing is the process of setting up software to work with the computer, printer, and other hardware<br />Discovering Computers 2011: Living in a Digital World Chapter 1<br />16<br />Pages 16 - 17 <br />Figure 1-12<br />
  17. 17. Computer Software<br />A programmer develops software or writes the instructions that direct the computer to process data into information<br />Discovering Computers 2011: Living in a Digital World Chapter 1<br />17<br />Page 18 <br />Figure 1-13<br />
  18. 18. Categories of Computers<br />Discovering Computers 2011: Living in a Digital World Chapter 1<br />18<br />Page 19<br />
  19. 19. Personal Computers<br />A personal computercan perform all of its input, processing, output, and storage activities by itself<br />Two popular architectures are the PC and the Apple<br />Desktop computer<br />Discovering Computers 2011: Living in a Digital World Chapter 1<br />19<br />Page 19 <br />Figures 1-15 - 1-16<br />
  20. 20. Mobile Computers and Mobile Devices<br />Discovering Computers 2011: Living in a Digital World Chapter 1<br />20<br />Pages 20 - 23<br />
  21. 21. Mobile Computers and Mobile Devices<br />Discovering Computers 2011: Living in a Digital World Chapter 1<br />21<br />Click to view Web Link,click Chapter 1, Click Web Link from left navigation, <br />then click Camera Phonebelow Chapter 1<br />Pages 20 - 22 <br />Figures 1-17 – 1-20<br />
  22. 22. Mobile Computers and Mobile Devices<br />Discovering Computers 2011: Living in a Digital World Chapter 1<br />22<br />Click to view Web Link,click Chapter 1, Click Web Link from left navigation, <br />then click Digital Cameras below Chapter 1<br />Pages 22 - 23<br />Figures 1-21 – 1-23<br />
  23. 23. Game Consoles<br />A game consoleis a mobile computing device designed for single-player or multiplayer video games<br />Discovering Computers 2011: Living in a Digital World Chapter 1<br />23<br />Page 24 <br />Figure 1-24<br />
  24. 24. Servers<br />A server controls access to the hardware, software, and other resources on a network<br />Provides a centralized storage area for programs, data, and information<br />Discovering Computers 2011: Living in a Digital World Chapter 1<br />24<br />Page 25 <br />Figure 1-25<br />
  25. 25. Mainframes<br />A mainframe is a large, expensive, powerful computer that can handle hundreds or thousands of connected users simultaneously<br />Discovering Computers 2011: Living in a Digital World Chapter 1<br />25<br />Page 25 <br />Figure 1-26<br />
  26. 26. Supercomputers<br />A supercomputer is the fastest, most powerful computer<br />Fastest supercomputers are capable of processing more than one quadrillion instructions in a single second<br />Discovering Computers 2011: Living in a Digital World Chapter 1<br />26<br />Page 25 <br />Figure 1-27<br />
  27. 27. Embedded Computers<br />An embedded computeris a special-purpose computer that functions as a component in a larger product<br />Discovering Computers 2011: Living in a Digital World Chapter 1<br />27<br />Page 26<br />
  28. 28. Embedded Computers<br />Discovering Computers 2011: Living in a Digital World Chapter 1<br />28<br />Page 26 <br />Figure 1-28<br />
  29. 29. Elements of an Information System<br />Discovering Computers 2011: Living in a Digital World Chapter 1<br />29<br />Page 27<br />Click to view Web Link,click Chapter 1, Click Web Link from left navigation, <br />then click Women in Technology below Chapter 1<br />
  30. 30. Elements of an Information System<br />Discovering Computers 2011: Living in a Digital World Chapter 1<br />30<br />Page 27 <br />Figure 1-29<br />
  31. 31. Examples of Computer Usage<br />Discovering Computers 2011: Living in a Digital World Chapter 1<br />31<br />Pages 28 – 31<br />Figures 1-30 – 1-32<br />Click to view Web Link,click Chapter 1, Click Web Link from left navigation, <br />then click Minorities in Technology below Chapter 1<br />
  32. 32. Examples of Computer Usage<br />Discovering Computers 2011: Living in a Digital World Chapter 1<br />32<br />Pages 31 – 32<br />Figures 1-33 – 1-34<br />Click to view Web Link,click Chapter 1, Click Web Link from left navigation, <br />then click Enterprise Computing below Chapter 1<br />
  33. 33. Computer Applications in Society<br />Discovering Computers 2011: Living in a Digital World Chapter 1<br />33<br />Pages 34 - 36 <br />Figures 1-36 – 1-39<br />
  34. 34. Computer Applications in Society<br />Discovering Computers 2011: Living in a Digital World Chapter 1<br />34<br />Click to view Web Link,click Chapter 1, Click Web Link from left navigation, <br />then click OnStarbelow Chapter 1<br />Pages 36 - 38<br />Figures 1-40 – 1-43<br />
  35. 35. Video: Computer History in a Barn<br />Discovering Computers 2011: Living in a Digital World Chapter 1<br />35<br />CLICK TO START<br />
  36. 36. Summary<br />Discovering Computers 2011: Living in a Digital World Chapter 1<br />36<br />Page 39<br />
  37. 37. Chapter 1 Complete<br />
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