Digital Planet: Pearson New International Edition VitalSource eText: Tomorrow's Technology and You, Complete (10e) : 9781292034317

Digital Planet: Pearson New International Edition VitalSource eText: Tomorrow's Technology and You, Complete (10e)

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Explores the promises and challenges of information technology, along with its effect on businesses, people, society, and the future.

Digital Planet: Tomorrow's Technology and You explores information technology on three levels:

  • Explanations: Clearly explains what a computer is and what it can (and can't) do; it clearly explains the basics of information technology, from multimedia PCs to the Internet and beyond.
  • Applications: Illustrates how computers and networks areand will beused as practical tools to solve a wide variety of problems.
  •  Implications: Puts technology in a human context, illustrating how digital devices and networks affect our lives, our world, and our future.

Previous Editions:

  • Tomorrow's Technology and You, Ninth & Eighth Editions
  • Computer Confluence: Tomorrow's Technology and You, Seventh Edition
Table of contents
1 Exploring Our Digital Planet

2 Hardware Basics: Inside the Box

3 Hardware Basics: Peripherals

4 Software Basics: The Ghost in the Machine

5 Productivity Applications

6 Graphics, Digital Media, and Multimedia

7 Database Applications and Privacy Implications

8 Networking and Digital Communication

9 The Evolving Internet

10 Computer Security and Risks

11 Computers at Work, School, and Home

12 Information Systems in Business

13 E-Commerce and E-Business The Evolving Internet Economy

14 Systems Design and Development

15 Is Artificial Intelligence Real?

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