Essays Tagged: "Information Superhighway"

Internet and Internet Security

The Internet is an awesome way of contact and a great source ofinformation that is becoming a lot more popular for people who are interested in, and have the time ... ested in, and have the time to surf the 'information superhighway'.The major problem with this much information being reachable to thismany people is that a lot of it is called inappropriate for young ... ilityand right to decide who uses it and how it is used. The government HAS to have control on what information people are able to get from its agencies. Thisinformation is not lawfully available thro ...

(4 pages) 580 1 3.6 Mar/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Wire Pirates

Someday the Internet may become an information superhighway, but right now it is more like a 19th-century railroad thatpasses through t ... rough the badlands of the Old West. As waves of new settlers flock to cyberspace in search for free informationor commercial opportunity, they make easy marks for sharpers who play a keyboard as deftl ... mputer networks and 2.5 million or more attached computers that make up thesystem swap gigabytes of information based on nothing more than a digital handshake with a stranger.Electronic impersonators ...

(4 pages) 44 0 3.0 Sep/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

AOL Kidnapped My Dog

o AOL! I had no idea what I was getting into. I saw all of those T.V.commercials about that amazing information superhighway and somehow I got theimpression that AOL was the core of it all. I signed u ...

(3 pages) 56 1 4.1 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

The Internet, what is it?

taught at home, or maybe we will visit our doctors via the Internet. Let us begin to explore this 'Information Superhighway'.I. Much of the basic knowledge of the Internet is not known, or understood ... , everyone pays for their part.II. The Internet has many different and unique ways of exploring its information and putting it's communication aspect to reality.A. Gopher is a menu-driven Internet nav ...

(5 pages) 163 0 4.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Internet Regulation, Computer, Internet, Privacy

INTERNET REGULATION: POLICING CYBERSPACEThe Internet is a method of communication and a sourceof information that is becoming more popular among those whoare interested in, and have the time to sur ... re interested in, and have the time to surf the informationsuperhighway. The problem with this much information beingaccessible to this many people is that some of it is deemedinappropriate for minors ...

(5 pages) 522 2 3.8 Sep/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Hacking to Peaces

The 'Information Superhighway' possesses common traits with a regular highway. People travel on it daily ... third group is the people that are in the middle of the two groups. These people feel that stealing information is a crime, and that privacy is something that hackers should not invade. They are not a ... hat they do is legitimate.Some hackers that feel their pastime is legitimate and only do it for the information; others do it for the challenge. Still other hackers feel it is their right to correct o ...

(5 pages) 99 0 2.6 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Fiber Optic Cable facts

maintain[ If damaged, restoration time is faster(although more users are affected)[ Backbone to the Information SuperhighwayInformation (data and voice) is transmitted through the fiber digitally by t ... and off at very high speeds. Computers at thetransmitting end convert data or voice into 'bits' of information. The information isthen sent through the fiber by the presence, or lack, of light. Compu ...

(5 pages) 126 0 2.0 Jan/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Save the Internet! Speaks of cencorship

al years ago, is unequivocally one of the most revolutionary innovations in the computer world. The information superhighway has changed peoples' lives dramatically and have created many new exciting ... some unscrupulous users.' (Kershaw) Internet users can publish pornography and hate literature that information is literally made available to millions of Internet users worldwide (Kershaw).A five yea ...

(6 pages) 126 1 4.8 Apr/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Flat Fee vs. Pay-per-use

Most Internet users are either not charged to access information,or pay a low-cost flat fee. The Information SuperHighway, on theother hand, will likely ... for the Internetis closer to that of broadcast (or perhaps cable) television whilethe model for the Information SuperHighway is likely to be morelike that of pay-per-view T.V.'Pay-per-use' environment ... 'Flat fee'situations encourage exploration. Users in flat-fee environmentsnavigate through webs of information and tend to make serendipitousdiscoveries. 'Pay-per-use' situations give the public the ...

(6 pages) 88 0 3.3 Mar/1997

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The "Information Superhighway" provides educational and economical benefits, but also poses a threat to teachers and students.

The "Information Superhighway" provides educational and economical benefits, but also poses a threat to t ... eachers and students. One of the many report's written by the United States Council on the National Information Infrastructure called "The Information Superhighway Will Offer Many Benefits," is filled ... cational benefits.Everyday more and more people are joining the Internet, providing vast amounts of information for the whole world to use and benefit from. Students, as the council indicates, " . . . ...

(3 pages) 70 0 3.8 Jul/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

The Information Superhighway: Tells about the positive and negative effects that the information superhighway (internet) has had on society.

The Information SuperhighwayWhile the information super highway has had an effect on society, all is not ... n has been reduced which will have an effect on society interaction.While the speed and ease of the information age has been good for profit lines in some corporations, others have been trying to play ... h a credit card, where no communication skills are required?According to Robert Theobold, while the information super highway has had an effect on society, no one knows what the future will bring. The ...

(3 pages) 122 0 4.6 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Computer Ethics

Internet Regulation: Policing Cyberspace.

The Internet is a method of communication and a source of information that is becoming more popular among those who are interested in, and have the time to su ... e interested in, and have the time to surf the information superhighway. The problem with this much information being accessible to this many people is that some of it is deemed inappropriate for mino ... priate function of the government.The Communications Decency Act is an amendment which prevents the information superhighway from becoming a computer "red light district." On June 14, 1995, by a vote ...

(5 pages) 154 0 4.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Computer Ethics

How Internet is changing the education system.

The Information highway or the Internet has changed the way the world goes about doing things. It is one ... is the new form of thinking that will show a fresh approach to education.Personal computers and the Information Superhighway are rapidly transforming America. Already, the Internet is making large amo ... felt in schools, teachers and students will have virtually instantaneous access to vast amounts of information and a wide range of learning tools. If we guide the information revolution wisely, these ...

(9 pages) 557 0 4.4 Jul/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

When I was A Little Boy.

wed their old textbooks and read them till the wee hours of themorning. As technology improved with information superhighway, I logged onthe web. Stayed up for hours and hours searching through web pa ...

(5 pages) 39 0 3.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

How to program HTML

his World Wide Web thing, and you wanna get your own grinning mug stuck up on a billboard along the Information Superhighway. Or maybe you've amassed so many photographs of your beloved cat Bixby, tha ... st you have to take into account the language or "code" that must be used to tell the computer what information to use, as well as where to place it. Sorry to burst your bubble, but you just can't cli ...

(3 pages) 89 1 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Australia NSW - Air Quality - Case Study: Botany Bay

a, industrialists and environmentalists.Research Action PlanThe aim of my investigation was to find information on the reason why air emissions has polluted the environment of Botany Bay and Kurnell a ... he library to collect data on the general quality of air in the Botany Bay and Kurnell district and information on the standard of air in general. To my dismay, most books were out of out of date and ...

(5 pages) 52 0 4.8 Jul/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The 90's.

r phones, MP3, and Palm Pilots. But perhaps the single most important advance was the growth of the information superhighway - the Internet. The internet revolutionized the way we get our information ...

(4 pages) 53 0 4.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Globalization and Employment

on people all over the world? While technology certainly plays a role in this process and while the information superhighway, and improvements in communications and transport are undoubtedly important ... partite bargaining; whether the trade unions are craft or industrial unions. It should also contain information on trade union density by country or by major sector of the economy; on the unionization ...

(29 pages) 288 0 5.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

The Popularity Of The Net

rds to the people with a high dosage of computer-phobia, everyone is connecting to the ever-growing Information Superhighway. No one is willing to risk staying behind in the Information Revolution.Wha ... rance, or to chat with a friend in Germany. To put it in other words, to take a big bite out of the Information Superhighway.As stated in Internet for the Masses, by Theodoros P. David (http://ei.cs.v ...

(3 pages) 368 0 5.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Technology and Education

ested in the ever so popular increasing demand of computers? Should we get linked to the increasing Information Superhighway? In education, the issue of technology is constantly rising in debate. Shou ... have found both the benefits and the drawbacks in investing in computers and technology.The use of Information Technology benefits students greatly in many areas. Information technology has encourage ...

(5 pages) 217 1 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education