Exploring Computers Chapters 1-3

what software do engineers, architect and scientists use to create designs?
Computer Aided design software (CAD)
What is the trend of computers and devices with technologies that overlap called?
convergence
What is a collection of individual programs sold as a single package?
software suite
What configuration of complex networks and hosts became known as the internet ?
NSFnet and ARPANET
Who built the first apple computer?
Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs
large, expensive powerful computer that can handle hundreds or thousands of connected users simultaneously and store tremendous amounts of data
mainframes
which software enables professional designers to create sophisticated documents that contain text, graphics and colors such as magazines and newspapers
Desktop Publishing
A single point is about what fraction of an inch in height?
1/72
What consists of a series of related instructions that tell the computer what to do?
Software
What is a collection of unprocessed items which can include text, numbers, images, audio and video
Data
A uniform resource locator is the same as:
web address
What is a special-purpose computer that functions as a component in a larger product?
embedded computer
What describes e commerce best?
a business transaction that occurs over an electronic network such a the internet
What kind of training is a type of CBT (computer based training) that uses internet technology and consists of web-based instructional software
web-based
what does the term “traffic” refer to when used in conjunction with the internet?
the communications activity on the internet
what is a web application?
it is a web site that allows users to access and interact with software from any device or computer that is connected to the internet