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[CP102] - Final Exam Guide - Everything you need to know! (41 pages long)


Department
Computer Science
Course Code
CP102
Professor
John Saville
Study Guide
Final

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WLU
CP102
FINAL EXAM
STUDY GUIDE

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Technology
- A manner of accomplishing a task using technical processes, methods or knowledge /
computer processes to make life easier
Positive Aspects of Technology
- Advancing your career
- Need to know for most careers
- Social media
- Can connect to people from around the world
- Medical
- Develop and deliver vaccines
- Retinal prosthesis
- Micro-chips
- Identifying alzheimer's patients to keep them safe
- Must be scanned to track, but soon will be GPS enabled
- Law enforcement
- Police took pictures of license plates if it “seemed” car was going 10 km/hour
over the speed limit
- Inaccuracy caused public uproar
- Now use traffic cameras
- Retail data mining (marketing)
- Finding patterns in consumption through data
- Education
- Online courses, powerpoint presentations, laptop notes
- Weather forecasting
- 3D imaging for better accuracy
- Archaeology
- Scan below surface of earth to find artifacts and make sure they aren’t damaged
- Cell phone data
- Helping discover new trends in our environment
Negative Aspects of Technology
- Social media
-Most used social media in the Ukraine → Twitter
- Used as a propaganda tools for both sides of the war
- Government may be spying on everyone
The Global Divide → huge gap in availability of technology depending on where you live
- North America
- Phone service and Wi-Fi available almost everywhere
- Cuba
- Phone service and Wi-Fi limited to higher class areas
- Middle-East
- Phone service only available intermittently, not in any type of vast area
- The GD is a challenge being answered by technology itself
Technology Changes the Way We..
- Connect with each other
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- People from around the world can collaborate
- Keep in touch with family
- Purchase and consume products
- Online purchasing
- Mobile coupons
- Comparing prices between companies
- Think about things
Computer Literacy Helps...
- Save money
- Make you more productive
- Help you protect your identity
- Ensure your system works when you need it
Things You Must Know to be Computer Literate
- Avoid hackers and viruses
- Protect your privacy
- Understand the risks
- Use internet wisely
- Avoid online annoyances
- Maintain your computer
- Make good purchase decisions
- Integrate the latest technology
Digital Home
- Can control home systems (TV, stereo, security) from your computer
- Future features:
- Alert when you are out of milk in refrigerator, order it from the grocery store, and
schedule its delivery based on your online calendar
Computers and Your Career
- Information Technology (IT)
- Set of techniques used in information handling and retrieving information
automatically
- Computers and telecommunications
- IT careers on the rise, all 7 of the fastest growing occupations are computer
related
- Primary production managers
- Underground miners, oil, and gas drillers
- Physicians, dentists, veterinarians
- Human resources and business service professionals
-Prediction → by 2014, more than 70% of U.S workforce will be using computers at work
(U.S Department of Labor)
- Careers with computers
- Business, retail, shipping
- Arts
- Education
- Medicine
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