Computer Science 1033A/B Study Guide - Final Guide: Arpanet

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Compsci 1033B Final Exam Notes
MULTIMEDIA AND COMMUNICATION
7-15 seconds to make a good first impression, 4 min for someone to decide to go beyond first
impression
Communication: conveys thoughts, exchange of ideas (must be clear, articulate, easy to
understand)
MULTIMEDIA: everything you can hear or see; Media include texts, images, video, books,
pictures, music, sounds, CDs, videos, DVDs, MP3 players, iPods, records films etc
MUTLTIMEDIA (technical): Describes any application or technology that can be used to
present: Text, images, sound, animation video
Software applications Delivery on the Internet Via Website Combined into an application
to inform, educate, entertain
Internet fast, cheap, and accessible (reaches people all over the world)
# million Asia 389, Europe 313, North America 232 (??)
More users in Asia, but greater percentage of population in North America (70.9% vs
12.4%)
Multimedia History Quiz
Earliest drawings/paintings by humans discovered in France
The first permanent photograph was taken between 1820-1830
The first motion picture was recorded between 1880-1890
The first full length movie with synchronized dialogue (talkie) was The Jazz Singer
One of the first full length movies to use colour was The Wizard of Oz
Arpanet was the name of the predecessor to the internet
Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web
Mosaic was the first graphical browser for the World Wide Web
The Rolling Stones was the first band to give a concert over the Internet
Toy Story was the first full length feature film that was completely computer generated
Napster was an application that revolutionized/irritated the music industry in 1999
Digital cameras became fairly accessible and affordable to the public in 1996
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