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At the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine, researchers use a desktop printer to create human organs?
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You cannot be computer literate unless you have knowledge of higher level computer skills, such as computer programming.
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Cognitive surplus is the combination of leisure time and creativity tools.
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Data mining is the process of searching huge amounts of data with the hope of finding a pattern.
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Crowdfunding is asking for large donations from a few people.
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Hardware refers to the programs that give commands to the computer.
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When a job is sent to other countries, like many programming jobs have been, it is said to have been data mined.
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Computer forensics analyzes computer systems in gathering potential legal evidence.
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Hospitals use nonimplant versions of identity chips on the wristbands of all patients.
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Affective computing is a field of study that attempts to produce machines that understand and can respond to human emotions.
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ZipCar is an example of ownership.
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A virus is electronic junk mail.
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Affecive computing is a field of study focused on managing and processing information and the automatic retrieval of information.
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Computer literacy means that you are an expert on computer repair
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If you draw a watch-sized circle on your wrist, SixthSense will display an analog watch face on your arm.
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Dancers can be wired with light electronic sensors so that their movements can be digitized for computer analysis.
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Mastery of software programs, such as Adobe Illustrator and Corel Painter, is essential to creating digital art,
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Information technology is the study of managing and processing information, and the automatic retrieval of information.
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Multimedia tours using mobile devices and wireless technology are not common in museums and galleries at this time.
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Examples of information technology careers are telecommunication and software deployment.
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VeriMed can be used to keep Alzheimer patients safe.
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The National Center for the Analysis of Violent database enables detectives to analyze information about similarities between crimes.
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Data mining is the process of searching large datasets to find patterns.
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Computer programs can add muscles, fat, and skin to recovered human skulls to help identify the victim.
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Any flat surface can become an input device using SixSense.
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If you are a design student, there is no reason for you to know how to use a computer.
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Autonomy is the feeling of confidence and excitement for seeing your own skills progress.
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Some art museums use technology to let you download informational podcasts to listen to while touring exhibits.
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Mastery is the simple understanding that you are working for something larger than yourself.
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Educators do not need to be computer literate.
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The first no-glasses 3-D laptop was introduced in late 2011 by Dell.
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The operating system provides the means for users to interact with a computer.
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Data and information are terms that can be used interchangeably.
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Some applications and operating systems allow you to program a series of tasks and associate that series of tasks with specific set of keystrokes.
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One bit is equal to eight bytes.
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Processing is manipulating, calculating, or organizing data into information.
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When performing data entry, you cannot use the numeric keypad on your keyboard to enter numeric values.
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Computers work exclusively with numbers.
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On a keyboard, Num Lock and Caps Lock are both toggle keys.
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Light-emitting diode technology uses organic compounds that produce light when exposed to an electric current.
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Bits and bytes are used to represent the quantity of data and information the computer inputs and outputs.
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The Google search engine can process more than 3 petabytes of user-generated data per hour.
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Modern printers feature Bluetooth connectivity technology.
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A smartphone is a computer.
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The central processing unit controls all the functions performed by the computer’s other components and processes all the commands issued to it by software instructions.’
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Mainframes are used in situations where complex models requiring mathematical calculations are needed
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Joysticks and steering wheels are examples of game controllers.
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Keyboards that display on screen when input of text is required are known as virtual keyboards.
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Restarting the computer while it’s powered on is called a cold boot.
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A digicam sits on your computer monitor and is used primarily ofr transmitting live video.
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Brightness determines how lighter colors appear on the display.
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The area that holds all of the instructions the computer needs to start up is RAM.
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External hard drives are often used to back up data that are contained on the internal hard drive.
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Computer systems fun at speeds measured in gighertz.
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Serial ports and parallel ports have long been used to connect input and output devices to the computer
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The connectivity port that uses a standard phone line connection is the modem port.
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A subject directory is an outline of Web sites organized by topic.
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The Web is based on the Hypertext Transmit Protocol.
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When evaluating a Web site, testing the relevancy of a site means checking to see whether the information in the site is current.
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Web 2.0 is classified as passively browsing Web pages created for us.
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In reference to URLs, the domain name identifies the sites host.
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Social networks are often used to advertise job openings.
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All popular social networking sites have privacy policies but you still need to follow certain precautions when using their sites.
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When shopping on the Web, it is better to pay for your purchase with a debit card rather than a credit card.
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E-mails are completely private.
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There are virtually no privacy risks in using today’s newest social networking sites.
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Trillian and Digsby are universal chat services that you install on your computer so that you can chat with users of all popular IMs.
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Most webcasts are not updated automatically.
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Wikipedia is a good source for a research paper.
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There are free blog hosting sites.
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A universal chat client allows you to chat with users who are using a different IM service than you are.
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The unique address for a particular Web site is the domain name.
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With a client-based e-mail account, such as Microsoft Outlook, you are able to view your e-mail only from the computer on which the client program is installed.
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Tagging enables you to share your favorite Web site with others.
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The Internet can be said to be a result of the Cold War.
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The Internet was developed to ensure faster delivery of communications such as mail.
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The primary use for the Internet is searching.
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The Internet is the largest computer network in the world.
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Application software helps run the computer and coordinates instructions.
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System software is the software you use to do tasks at home, school, or work.
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Word processing software enables you to easily change the appearance and organization of your documents.
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Proprietary software is applications that you must purchase.
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Using your mobile devices to make purchases is more risky than making purchases with your computer on the Web.
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The primary benefit of spreadsheet software is its capability to automatically recalculate formulas and functions.
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Software as a Service (SaaS) is a Web-based application.
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Coordinated colors and styles in a word processing program is known as a theme.
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You can use a word processing program to translate words or phrases to another language.
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Microsoft’s spreadsheet software is called Calc.
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In a database, a table can be defined as a data category.
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A new feature in Excel 2010 that fits a small chart into a single cell is called sparklines.
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One of the new capabilities of PowerPoint 2010 enables you to trim video clips without a separate video-editing program.
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OpenOffice.org is an example of open source software.
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The most common compressed digital format is MP3.
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A wizard is a systemic guide that walks you through the steps necessary to complete a complicated task.
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A typical CD stores between 10-15 songs in uncompressed format but 300-400 in MP3 format.
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Wizards are step-by-step guides for performing complicated tasks in application software.
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The front end of cloud computing is the side we see as users.
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Most word processing programs come with a search and replace tool that enables you to locate and replace specific text.
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Angel is a gaming software.
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Apple’s Final Cut Pro is an example of software that enables you to edit video.
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Media management programs are entertainment applications that turn artificial environments into a realistic experience.
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Adobe Illustrator is a drawing software application that enables you to create professional-quality creative and technical illustrations.
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Desktop publishing software enables you to create brochures and flyers.
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Adobe Illustrator is a type of drawing software.
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When purchasing video-editing software, you should purchase the least expensive application with the greatest number of supported file formats.
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All Web-based software is free.
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A full software installation enables you to choose which features you want installed on your hard drive.
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When uninstalling software, it is best simply to open the Explorer window and delete the folder containing the software.
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