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Computer Science 1033A/B Lecture Notes - Online Petition, Kerning, Packet Switching


Department
Computer Science
Course Code
COMPSCI 1033A/B
Professor
Vivi Tryphonopolous

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Lecture
2
History of
Multimedia
1928- debut of Steamboat Willie: first cartoon to use synchronized sound
1930s-
technicolour
introduced
1969-
Network technology
introduced
<Arpanet
{Advanced Research
Projects Agency NETwork) is
created
<First packet switching network and predecessor to
Internet
<Began talking about
it
in
1962
<Objective:
build a network to share
information
1977: Apple dominated
PC
market
1991: Tim
Berners-Lee
debuts World Wide
Web
1992:
HTM
L
debuts
1993: first graphical browser: Mosaic
1994: Rolling Stones' first live performance on
Internet
1995:
Toy
Story: first feature length computer generated
movie
1998: Google:
Larry Page
&
Sergey
Brins
1991: Napster: download and share mp3s
Top 3 Applications:
1.
Entertainment
2. Publishing
3.
Education/training
Education
E-learning
became "real" not just substitute for lack of teachers
Learning facilitated
on-line
All learning technology mediated in some way
Shopping & Retail
Traditional shopping replaced by on-line shopping
Shopping experience changes
Entertainment
Electronic
games-
more virtual reality and
on-line
Media on
demand
Communications
Internet telephone and video phone systems
Multimedia
Features
1.
lnteractivity
User
control over the
application
Experience
active rather than passive
2.
Hyperactivity
Index/table of contents allows for
"jumping''
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