Essays Tagged: "computer programmer"

What Should And Shouldn't Computers Be Allowed To Run?

Computers have always scared people. Not just because they can be confusing and hard to operate, but ... operate, but also because how they affect peoples everyday lives. What jobs should highly advanced computers be able to run? This question can involve ethics, privacy, security, and many other topics ... an involve ethics, privacy, security, and many other topics.What jobs can and can't we leave to the computer? As computers grow more and more advanced, not to mention complicated, so grows the number ...

(2 pages) 44 0 3.4 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Essay relating Plato's Allegory of the Cave to the movie Matrix

images projected on the wall in front are real and is the basis of his life. The Matrix is about a computer programmer, Neo, who is also a part-time hacker is dissatisfied with his existence tries to ...

(6 pages) 372 5 3.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Contemporary Philosophy

Enchantress from the Stars, by Sylvia Louise Engdahl

me an elementary teacher, and stayed in it for 1 year, then decided she hated it. She then became a computer programmer for the Top Secret SAGE air defense system for 10 years. She really did like it, ...

(5 pages) 44 1 4.2 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Cyber Terrorism

they creating something that can be used to create mass destruction for the United States? Everyday computers get faster, new programs are written, or some computer programmer might find a faster and ... . Most understand the word terrorism to mean bombs, and mass murders, but with the evolution of the computer age, terrorism is taking on a whole new meaning. No longer is computer hacking something fr ...

(6 pages) 301 3 3.4 Jun/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Computer Ethics

Shows how Joseph Campbell's model for a hero's journey has been adapted to the movie 'the matrix'.

accessible to a wide and varied audience. The context of the movie is a world in which technology, computers in particular, have become highly influential and is based on the premise that power is th ... dely acknowledged and accepted in society in recent decades.Undoubtedly, the hero in the story is a computer programmer by the name of Neo, troubled by one specific concept - "what is The Matrix?". Hi ...

(7 pages) 72 0 4.3 Aug/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

This is a essay that was written a few years ago about the pros and cons of going into computer technology as a major in college.

Today a career in computer technology is not only smart but it will be one of the best occupations to have by the time ... e of the best occupations to have by the time the year 2000 gets here. Three such career fields are computer operator, computer programmer, and computer technician. Computer operators, computer progra ... mputer technician. Computer operators, computer programmers, and computer technicians must all know computer language at their own expertise level because of the constant changes in businesses due to ...

(8 pages) 127 0 4.5 Oct/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Computer Programming, why work as a computer programmer? Essay about computer programming as a career.

Computer programming, one of the most popular line of work today. Although this line of work might s ... cusing on a specific aspect of the total project. Programmers write the detailed instructions for a computer to follow. A computer programmer carefully studies the program that best suits the employer ... er carefully studies the program that best suits the employer needs. They may also work for a large computer corporation developing new software and/or improving older versions of these programs. Prog ...

(4 pages) 305 5 4.4 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Computer Programming as a career

Computer Programming Computer programming is an important career in the computer industry tod ... Computer programming is an important career in the computer industry today. Bill Gates was a computer programmer and look how far he got. The number of computer programmers is rising and ... g significantly, the number of programmers today is increasing slower than the number of some other computer specialists. In the year 2000, there were about 585,000 computer-programming jobs th ...

(2 pages) 68 0 2.7 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Quatom leap

fter a leap but this time he was full of energy because he found that he was sleeping in front of a computer and then all of a sudden he heard noise and it was Al was standing there and he said to Sam ... ork you sorry little fool then he walked out and Al said to Sam this is the year 1999 and you are a computer programmer that is trying to stop a gigantic computer virus that is on the internet and if ...

(4 pages) 13 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

What computer programming is as a career.

Computer programmer is a broad area but all jobs that have to do with programming have to do with co ... rs and are difficult jobs. They have to write, test, and maintain very detailed instructions that a computer must follow to perform their instructions. Those are called programs. They also conceive, d ... re called programs. They also conceive, design, and test logical structures for solving problems by computer. The computer program tells the computer what to do. So it is very important that you know ...

(3 pages) 74 1 4.3 Nov/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Computer Analyst

A Computer Systems Analyst decides how data are collected, prepared for computers, processed, stored, ... how data are collected, prepared for computers, processed, stored, and made available for users. ("Computer Systems" COIN 1) The main achievement as a systems analyst is to improve the efficiency or ... lyst" 44), to determine if certain parts of the system must be modified for a new program. First, a computer programmer writes a program that he thinks will be beneficial for a certain system. He inco ...

(4 pages) 48 0 1.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

"Office Space."

Then you may enjoy the movie "Office Space" as much as I do.Peter Gibbons (Ron Livingston) is a Y2K computer programmer working for Initech. Peter hates his job more than anything and at one point, he ... ey lay off his friends. Peter then convinces his friends to exact revenge on Initech by uploading a computer virus to the accounting software that will take a fraction of a penny out of each transacti ...

(2 pages) 59 0 3.5 Oct/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Honeymoon Is Over

The Honeymoon is Over This article is about a 28 year computer programmer named Jennifer and a 28 year old elementary school teacher named David. Both Jen ...

(3 pages) 15 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Outsourcing IT department

properly trained and educated workers in the United States. Labor advocates say it is all because a computer programmer, in say India, commands perhaps a third of the salary of his American counterpar ... s own corporate policies, and all of the various political and social arguments for and against the computer giant's course of action.A perfect example of this situation can be gleaned from a quick lo ...

(7 pages) 156 0 4.4 Nov/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Career of a Computer Programmer.

Computer Programmers design and create programs that allow the computer to fulfill specific tasks. T ... ll specific tasks. The programs they create can be from things to help businesses to video games. A computer programmer may spend an hour working on a simple program, but on a highly advanced program ... ur working on a simple program, but on a highly advanced program may take a year.Almost half of the computer programmers of 2002 had a bachelor's degree. And 1 out of 5 Programmers had a graduate degr ...

(2 pages) 43 1 4.3 Jan/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Programming Languages

Exploring the career of a comp

Exploring the Career of A Computer Programmer I. Job Description A. Role of Computer Programmer B. Nature of W ... Eye Strain B. Back Discomfort C. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome The rapid spread of computers in today's society has bought forth the demand for more people to build, write programs fo ... ety has bought forth the demand for more people to build, write programs for, and repair computers. Computer engineers do the building while computer analysts do the repairs, but the ones that write t ...

(11 pages) 79 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Computer programming

COMPUTER SCIENCE COMPUTER SCIENTIST/PROGRAMMER The rapid spread of computers and computer-based tech ... a need for skilled, highly trained workers to design and develop hardware and software and to make computer systems newer and more advanced ones. Computer scientist generally design computers and con ... and conduct research to improve their design or use, and develop and adapt principles for applying computers to new uses. Computer scientist perform many of the same duties as other computer professi ...

(5 pages) 70 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Terminal Man

g on. He wants to know exactly what they are going to do to him. He is a very smart person, he is a computer programmer.B. Well, in the book now, they are doing the surgery. They are implanting the el ... take a shower. When Dr. Ross got out of the shower she found Harry standing in her living room. The computer in Harry's neck was somehow malfunctioning and shocking him every few minutes. When the com ...

(5 pages) 557 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Ethical Decision: Criminal Activities of Friends

nexpected interest accruals (totaling $283,000) in a savings account that belonged to the wife of a computer programmer. I confronted him, but he initially denied any knowledge of the funds. Upon furt ...

(1 pages) 336 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Office Space

movie is about a guy working in a run-of-the-mill technology company and he hates his job. Peter, a computer programmer who toils for the INITECH Corporation, cannot endure another moment of the mind- ...

(2 pages) 28 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management