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A brief presentation on computers and internet. Given as a class assignment.

A brief presentation on computers and internet. Given as a class assignment.

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  • 1. The Computer & Internet
    • Presentation By:
  • 2. Table Of Contents
    • SLIDE NUMBER
    • 3
    • 4
    • 5
    • 6
    • 7
    • QUESTIONS
    • Question Number 1
    • Question Number 2
    • Question Number 3
    • Question Number 4
    • Question Number 5
  • 3. (A)Were there any other inventions needed for this one to work?
    • Electricity, because it’s where the power for the computers come from.
    • Phone Jacks, because it’s a main source for internet access.
    • The Harvard Mark-1, a mathematics calculator, because it was a stepping stone to computer storage and capabilities.
    QUESTION ONE 3
  • 4. (A)How did this invention help language and cultural tolerance?
    • One way computers helped spread language was online language tutors.
    • Another way is with online multi-language dictionaries and translators.
    • One way computers have helped the understanding of culture is with religious figures churches are able to make websites and spread the knowledge of their religion.
    • Another way is with world wide news on what’s going on half way across the world where people have different cultures.
    QUESTION TWO 4
  • 5. (A)Was a specialized grammar necessary for the use of this invention?
    • E-mail
    • IM
    • Google
    • URL
    • PC and Mac
    • web/sites/pages
    • Applications and Desktop
    • Word and Excel
    • Nav Bar/Tool Bar
    • links
    • Printers / monitors / scanners
    • Hard drives
    5 QUESTION THREE
  • 6. (A)How did this technology affect the following? Economics, Schooling, Culture
    • Economics: Computers helped businesses because they use e-mail, store information, or of presentations on the computers.
    • Schooling: Computers help schools because the schools can put grades, activities, assignments and entire classes on the internet.
    • Culture: Computers affected culture because now more kids are going online instead of outside or walking to libraries. Instead they IM their friends or just Google answers.
    QUESTION FOUR
  • 7. (A)Were their problems concerning the freedom of speech in regard to the computers?
    • Yes, there are governments, like Cuba for example, where they block certain pages that bad mouth their country. They don’t want the citizens knowing the rights some other countries have.
    • Now, Iran is calling for a ban for parts of the internet that support homosexuality and woman’s rights and also blogs.
    • Most countries are filtering out sites and blogs that bad mouth their country’s laws, army, and government.
    7 QUESTION FIVE
  • 8. Informational URL’s
    • http://www.computerhistory.org/timeline
    • http://www.netlingo.com/inframes.cfm
    • http://www.cnn.com/
    • http://www.zetser.com/web-history/