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- Internet Flashcards
Last Modified: 2011-11-30
global network of interconnected computers that communicate freely
Psychologist _______________________foresaw “home computer consoles” and television sets connected in a nationwide network
________________________produced designs for “computer” that could conduct algebraic computations using stored memory and punch cards
_________________________________commissioned Paul Baran of the Rand Corporation to produce plan to enable the U.S. military to maintain command over its missiles and planes if a nuclear attack disabled conventional means of communication
________________common communication rules and languages that enable any type of computer with any operating system to communicate with another computer
Term Internet was coined in 1973 as an abbreviation for _______________________
____________________connect two or more computers, usually within the same building
_____________________companies that offer Internet connections at monthly rates depending on the kind and amount of access needed
Invention of the World Wide Web by British physicist ____________________ created the software that allows the internet ____________________________
World Wide Web (WWW) uses _____________________________ to transport files from one place to another
____________software programs used to download and view Web files
_____________mostly use internet; ____________ use it the least.
____________________Marshall McLuhan’s idea that new communication technologies will permit people to become increasingly involved in one another’s lives= world is smaller b/c of internet.
_______________________ forbade online transmission of any image that “appears to be of a minor engaging in sexually explicit conduct”
__________________requires schools and libraries to install filtering software= Limit access to kids was constitutional
________instances in which copyrighted material may be used without permission or payment
__________________lack of technological access among people of color, the poor, the disabled, and those in rural communities
__________________________those without the requisite technology have diminished access to the information that technology makes available
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