Essays Tagged: "computer games"

Tthe impact that the personal computer has made during the past 10 years on the the community. Includes detailed history, information about the internet, and about future possibilities

This report is about the impact that the personal computer has made during thepast 10 years on the the community. It is a report that includes detaile ... 10 years on the the community. It is a report that includes detailedinformation about the personal computer and the way it has worked its wayinto a lot of peoples everyday lives. It includes informat ... llythe time in which it was first developed. There is information about futurepossibilities for the computer about who it could be the future and destroythe future. There is a description on how it is ...

(3 pages) 148 1 4.6 Apr/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Multimedia Presentation Programs

Computers have come a long way very fast since there start in the 1940's. In the beginning they wer ... ver, exciting new applications have developed rapidly in the last few years. Two of these areas is Computer Graphics and sound.Computer graphics is the ability of the computer to display, store a ... y there are two main uses for this new ability. One is in the creation of Movies and the other in Computer Games. Computer visual information is also increasingly being used in other computer appl ...

(6 pages) 136 0 3.4 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

"Education is better than legislation in the battle to save children from guns"

E CHILDREN FROM GUNSChildren in America are exposed to gun violence every day, whether it is on TV, computer games, or witnessing a murder while walking through the inner city streets on their way to ...

(7 pages) 87 0 3.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Addiction to Computers ! Will this magic machine get us all addicted to it and make us spell-bound ?

Addiction to computersComputers play a very vital role in all walks of our life. They have their master hands in ... a mere slave of the machine which he himself invented?Many people have become very much addicted to computers. Will they reach a limit where they cannot exist without computers? Will manual calculatio ... re they cannot exist without computers? Will manual calculations become an unimaginable one without computers? Will the cashier blink to calculate 67+49 =? without this machine?Another important point ...

(1 pages) 86 2 3.3 Feb/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Is the Study of Poetry a Worthwhile and Relevant Activity in the 21st Centuries Society?

rations are losing interest in poetry, as their attention is diverted to our new technology such as computer games and mini-discs. Very few youth's option to write poetry in their own spare time and b ...

(2 pages) 65 1 2.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Report on "Computer Games and Society"

Report on "Computer Games & Society"Since games developed violence started increasing. Playing violent vide ... violent games can affect the person's behaviour. Children could be affected negatively by violence computer games or other video games. One of the dangerous affect is aggression. Violence in games is ... difficult to design laboratory experiments that provide solid knowledge about long-term effects of computer gamesNow days, computer and video games are getting upgraded more and more, year after year ...

(3 pages) 100 1 4.2 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

My Passion

t bring joy to me, but I feel that playing games is my passion. The term 'games' not only refers to computer games but the sports activities I enjoy. I find that within this 14years of my life, that n ... the sports activities I enjoy. I find that within this 14years of my life, that no matter sports or computer games, they both teach us many things we ought to learn in life. Besides the part where gam ...

(2 pages) 24 0 0.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Why do people play video games-"Why," the Long Asked Question

What leads people, of all ages, to excessively play video and computer games? The answers lay not with the scientists or researchers, but with the "gamers" themse ... rents always get frustrated when their children seem to "waste" time in front of the television, or computer screen. Although, as a gamer myself, I do not agree with this;we, as students and active me ... thing that is left to do is to look for something to ease their boredom and pass the time. Video or computer games fill this void, they are made to allow us to pass the day with ease. It also allows t ...

(3 pages) 45 0 3.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Computer Games

Games have been around on personal computers (PCs) for about 30 years, evolving from text-adventures such as the 1976 game Adventure to ... e software piracy a much bigger problem than with other forms of video gaming.HistoryThe history of computer games has not received much attention from researchers. Although one might expect a consens ... more than cloudy. Which game, for example, was the first?The usual answer is Spacewar. In the 1960s computers were a luxury for the few. The machines were enormous and usually exclusive to research in ...

(15 pages) 174 0 4.5 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

''What Should Be Done About Media Representations of Violence?

elds of violence! With the advent of mass media, including television and more recently, video and computer games, children and teenagers are exposed to increasingly higher doses of aggressive images ... es even more perfect with the introduction of three dimensions (virtual reality) and interactivity (computer games and multimedia), the representation of violence 'merges' increasingly with reality. C ...

(6 pages) 90 1 4.5 Aug/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Creative writing assignment about living in a treehouse.

even my own parents have once begged me. I know you've heard this one, "Little Billy get off those computer games this instant, and play outside!" Then the child always asks, "And what am I suppose t ...

(3 pages) 12 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

'National cultures are still very important.' Evaluate this view of the globalization of culture.

re links us to places and peoples in a variety of ways. These symbolic links can include religion, computer games, costume, food, or the media. The media, as well as symbolising specific national cu ...

(7 pages) 118 0 5.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Advertising And Gender Roles

males' ads are concerned with domesticity. Most little boys' ads revolve around cars, trucks, video/computer games and superheroes. Little girls' commercials promote Barbie and baby dolls, kitchen set ...

(2 pages) 17 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Are Video Games Corrupting Minds?

video games can help develope chidrens minds.In the gaming industry the men and women that make the computer games, and console games want to attract the kids to buy their product not hurt them in the ... mes will help teenagers and childrens minds. Study's show that kids that are able to play video and computer games get better grades in school and there vocabulary increases by two grades levels. I pe ...

(1 pages) 11 0 3.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Its That Fuzzy Green Frog's Fault.

oard attached to 14 inch monitor short circuited these TV friendships. The kids termed up to glitzy computer games, games that promised success only if the earnest player followed the rules of the gam ... sed, would prevail. The less astute child could get clues so he or she too could be the victor. The computer became the great equalizer, a faithful and true friend.Young adulthood brought competition ...

(1 pages) 419 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

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Representations of females in computer games Gender representation in computer games can be broken down into two distinct categori ... f Lara Croft's feminine characteristics.Several areas need to be examined in relation to gender and computer games. Questions need to be asked regarding the roles females play in games as characters, ...

(2 pages) 277 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Historical essay of violence in video games

that some people claim that children are progressively becoming more aggressive because of video or computer games. Other people claim that the E.S.R.B should reform the rating system for video or com ... 0, the student from MIT name Steve Russell invented SpaceWar!, this was the first game intended for computer use. The idea of playing video game on television, it wasn't start until 1966 when televisi ...

(9 pages) 93 0 3.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Refutation essay on ESRB should be more restriction on rating video game

y act as teaching machines that desensitize players to violence and make them better at killing. As computers become more sophisticated, the realism of these virtual-reality murder simulators will onl ... that some people claim that children are progressively becoming more aggressive because of video or computer games. Other people claim that the ESRB should reform the rating system for video or comput ...

(7 pages) 44 1 2.5 Jul/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

The Impact Of Television

medium is likely to be different for different groups. New uses for the television screen, such as computer games, further complicate the issue. The ultimate complication might be a form of social fe ... s flow of fleeting information can actually produce a kind of ignorance. It isn't alone these days. Computers, newspapers, magazines, radio and even the mail also bombard us with information which we ...

(14 pages) 55 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

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hem. Therefore my main tasks are: helping children with the lessons, teaching them new things (i.e. computer, games, etc.), spending time being with them talking, playing, interacting. Through this I ... hem. Therefore my main tasks are: helping children with the lessons, teaching them new things (i.e. computer, games, etc.), spending time being with them talking, playing, interacting. Through this I ...

(3 pages) 317 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management