Essays Tagged: "computer screen"

The PC: Friend or Foe

t because now the most common instrument to write, collect, or exchange information is the Personal Computer. The P.C. made its introduction into the marketplace at the beginning of the 1980's. It was ... change that has affected every aspect of life. Look into any home in any neighbour and sitting at a computer screen will be someone writing a letter, playing a game, processing business accounts or tr ...

(3 pages) 56 0 4.7 Jul/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

The Cover-up, is a short story about a computer hacker that gets assasinated by an agent from the government.

about anything.The luminous digital clock on his desk displayed the time, 2:34 AM. The glow of the computer screen burned his eyes. He took off his thick glasses and placed them on the desk, he was t ... his thick glasses and placed them on the desk, he was tired. Just as he was about to shut down the computer, the screen went black. What the heck? The tired and irritated hacker slapped the side of t ...

(3 pages) 51 1 4.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

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

A fictional Hacker story, in the same explanative tone as some sci-fi I had to read for class

ss and reach over for the mouse - wireless. I wouldn't have it any other way. There's an icon on my computer screen flashing up and down. It says "Email from CPUChAllEnGed". I double click it, and up ... the room is sealed. No one else can enter. I check the room logs - 250 people are here. I make the computer sort them by status in the Brotherhood. CPU's name appears at the top of the screen, follow ...

(8 pages) 142 4 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Spectrograms.

experimental phonetics is called the sound spectrogram. The display takes the form of a graph on a computer screen; for a more permanent record this graph can be transferred to paper.It is not necess ... ord this graph can be transferred to paper.It is not necessary to understand the details of how the computer program transforms sound into a visual presentation to be able to understand what the graph ...

(3 pages) 28 0 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Computer Ethics

Wheather we should monitor children on the internet or not.

aced in the wrong hands all of this can be spoiled. Particularly when a child is sitting behind the computer screen. This is why I believe children should be monitored while being on the World Wide We ... t) then a hacker -someone who illegally gains access to and sometimes tampers with information in a computer system- may use your personal data for things such as identity theft, and they might even w ...

(3 pages) 59 1 4.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Who Is Jesus Christ To Me?

thout much self-interrogation. However, this question stunned me to a point that I am staring at my computer screen for almost half an hour just wondering how to start answering this question. Who is ...

(3 pages) 75 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

The Internet

The Internet is like a network of networks where any computer can link up to information stored within it. It is accessed by a telecommunications line an ... is accessed by a telecommunications line and a modulator-demodulator (MODEM). It is brought to your computer screen by converting analogue telephone signals into digital computer signals. There are ma ... to your hard drive. It can circulate freeware and shareware that a user can download to his or her computer.The Internet can provide entertainment to the user with interesting sites or online games. ...

(5 pages) 137 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

This essay under the headline "THE READER AND THE COMPUTER SCREEN" tells about the disadvantages of studying on-line

y so?In my opinion, there some basic differences between reading from paper text and reading from a computer screen. There are a lot of disadvantages of online reading also. Being a student, and worki ... y to prove that the Internet is not the ideal way for reading or getting information.First, desktop computer monitors are not easily portable. Unlike paper, they cannot be easily transported elsewhere ...

(1 pages) 92 1 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

A detailed analysis of the 1st scene in The Matrix - "Neo Wakes up"

ct and a panning shot reveals part of his environment. A long high angle shot of Neo sitting at his computer establishes the size and cluttered state of his living space. The set is made to look dark ... s living space. The set is made to look dark and shabby to set the mood of Neo's life; a mysterious computer hacker. A dutch tilt gives his world an unreal and dreamlike feeling, conveying the way tha ...

(1 pages) 31 1 4.0 Jun/2004

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

Computers In Education

Computers In EducationThere is quite a debate on whether or not computers have positively effected e ... s quite a debate on whether or not computers have positively effected education. Some proponents of computers in school argue the fact that computers are vast in the supply of resources as well as the ... ources as well as the fact that computers dominate society and will continue to do so. Opponents of computers in education take the position of experiencing things actually and not just on a computer ...

(4 pages) 146 0 3.4 Jul/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

A memoir on Katrina Experiences in Arkansas

few days of high school. A few days later, the big news of the disaster, emanating from the little computer screen of the family whose house we temporarily stayed at, soon took root in my mind, and I ... his heart, so I decided not to, and waited until our next class.I approached the teacher's desk in computer class timidly. She was someone who knew how to be nice and fair to everyone. She was omnisc ...

(8 pages) 15 0 5.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Graphics Processors

Grant Paap Computer Architecture Project Fall 001 Graphic Processor Trends and Technology Introduction ... Technology Introduction Computer generation of three-dimensional worlds is nothing new. A computer-generated graphic can be made with a high degree of accuracy using software methods. Howeve ... e. To generate this million of complex calculations have to be made on the fly and thrown up on the computer screen. Unfortunately, CPUs are made to be the jack-of all trades in a system but tend to f ...

(14 pages) 20 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Book Report - Tock Tock By Dean Koontz

The doll transforms into an ever-growing creature whose only goal is to kill Tommy. It types on his computer screen: "˜The deadline is dawn. Tick tock.' This thing chases Tommy and his cryptic wa ...

(3 pages) 468 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Virtual house calls

orting when seeing a doctor. The other draw-back would be the doctor cannot see certain things on a computer screen like temperature or blood pressure.Financially the virtual world is cheap but the co ...

(2 pages) 19 0 5.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Internet Junkies

elevision, of the typical Internet junkie: alone in the dark, he sits glued to the soft glow of the computer screen, hand on the mouse, eyes glaring into the screen. His eyes flutter through the endle ... in a trance. He has withdrawn himself from society, settling into his little world consisting of a computer, modem, and the vast, sprawling network named "the Internet" which is everywhere, but nowhe ...

(7 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

As the words and sentences went streaming across the computer

As the words and sentences went streaming across the computer screen during an instant message conversation, we both said things we shouldn't have, thing ... ll I was doing was sticking up for my best friend, the same way I always do. When I got back on the computer, Angie had apologized to me and I accepted. Whether or not that was a mistake, I was still ...

(5 pages) 310 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Creative Writing: A Day in the Office

he same golden letters as before, each about one foot tall, spelling out the name of the company. A computer screen sits on top of the desk waiting for a user name and password to by typed in using th ... constantly and a dizzying array of voices drown out the noise of all the typing. Each cubical has a computer, desk, chair, and phone, but every employee decorates it differently. One man, middle aged ...

(6 pages) 22 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

How The Internet Changed the World

across thousand of miles in a matter of seconds. People start business with only a few clicks on a computer screen and students can access entire libraries without even leaving their homes. However t ...

(1 pages) 641 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

IPEC

s. all these things where linked together in a jumble of wires and plugged into the back of bobby's computer where a message scrolled across the screen myspacebook- aliens free login here!Anyway we'd ... lled us back to bobby's room he was white like a scoop of vanilla ice-cream and was pointing at his computer screen. There in the centre where two big eye's and beneath them a message was flashing boo ...

(4 pages) 388 0 0.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing