The Informed Brain in a Digital World
Publisher: National Academies Press 2013
Number of pages: 131
There has always been access to more information than humans can handle, but the difference now lies in the ubiquity of the Internet and digital technology, and the incredible speed with which anyone with a computer can access and participate in seemingly infinite information exchange.
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by David Moursund - University of Oregon
The book for students in colleges and universities, but also useful to high school studetns who are thinking about going to college. The information presented will help you to obtain an education that will be useful to you throughout your life.
by Roy A. Allan - Allan Publishing
A history of the personal computer revolution. Early personal computing, the 'first' personal computer, invention of the microprocessor and the first microcomputer are detailed. It also traces the evolution from the software hacker to the Internet.
by Cory Doctorow - Tachyon Publications
Discover how America chose Happy Meal toys over copyright, why Facebook is taking a faceplant, how the Internet is just a giant Xerox machine, why Wikipedia is a poor cousin of The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy, and how to enjoy free e-books.
Today's world runs on computers. Just about every aspect of modern life involves a computer in some way or another. This book will supplement course materials for an undergraduate college credit course in Computer Information Systems.