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  • The Use of the Computer

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    In general, computer is a machine that manipulates data according to a list of instructions. Computers can be found in various forms such as personal computers, calculators and mobile phones. They are utilised in places like houses, offices, and schools. The invention of computer symbolises the advancement of technology in mankind. Furthermore, computer has made our life easier. We would not have achieved what we have today if computer was not invented. It is difficult to identify which was the

  • Use of Computers

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    Use of Computers After reading Dr. Alan Bundys web page, I realized of all the ways we rely on computers in this day and age. Computers and the technology today allow people to receive any type of information in the world right at their fingertips. With all the written information that is in libraries, it seems as though people just skip right over that and head straight for the computer. Itðs as thought they feel that the computer does all the work for them and finds all the information that

  • The Use of Computers in Education

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    Computers are woven into every aspect of our lives. From the computers we use in our cars, to the microwaves oven in our homes where we teach younger children how to heat up a hot dog. When it comes to the education of our children in today’s world, we tend to question the use of computers and how everything revolves around them. As parents and teachers, we all understand that computers are utilized in many situations for education. But we often ask, “What effect do these computers really have on

  • Use of Computers in Accounting

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    Use of Computers in Accounting Introduction Computers play an important part in the recording of finical information. There care many accounting packages available, and so many businesses are able to use computerised accounting system. One of the most important factors of computerised accounting system is that it provides the same functions as a manual accounting system. Main body Most business use computer systems instead rather then manual systems to record finical information

  • The Use of Computers in Entertainment

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    The Use of Computers in Entertainment In today’s electronic era computers have a hand in almost everything. Entertainment is no exception, in fact with the coming of digital information has made one of its greatest leaps. Movies, games, music, even books that that are simple and easy as it is have been impacted greatly by computers. But how far is too far? Music is now stolen, movies the same, games can be hacked and broken into with simple programs. As technology continues, more and more

  • The Many Uses of Computers

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    The Many Uses of Computers Computers are helpful because they offer a wide range of functions and services that are not available anywhere else. There are four main uses: word processing, internet/communications, digital video/audio composition, and desktop publishing. Although one can create a typed paper with a typewriter, the computer has more features to do it with. Internet and communications, digital video and audio composition, and desktop publishing are all features that are only offered

  • Adolescent Computer Use

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    Adolescent Computer Use The rising numbers of computers and the internet in American households over the past two decades have had many profound impacts for individuals and families. In 1997, the U.S. Department of Commerce estimated that half of Americans used computers, and about a third used the internet. By 2001, two thirds of Americans were using computers, and 54% were using the internet. For 9-17 year olds, internet use has doubled from 1997 to 2001 (from one third of Americans to two

  • The Use of Computer Technology in the Classroom

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    The Use of Computer Technology in the Classroom The classroom as we know it is undergoing dramatic changes in the information age. New technologies have always been introduced into the classroom such as overhead projectors, televisions, and even instructor-operated computers, but they never significantly affected the process or the experience of teaching and learning. However, individual computers and the advent of digital textbooks have emerged to reshape and redefine the classroom. Many debate

  • Uses of ICT and Computers in Britain

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    the first microprocessor in 1972, computers and technology have evolved rapidly. As we have become more dependent on this technology, we have felt it necessary to teach the masses about it. Hence, in the mid seventies, computer systems were gradually introduced to schools and other educational institutions. As systems developed, more and more students took an interest in the subject, as well as the realisation of these educational institutions that computers could aid teaching and learning in

  • The Use of Computers at Somerfields Supermarket in Cheadle

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    The Use of Computers at Somerfields Supermarket in Cheadle Each store in the Somerfields chain uses a computer to keep track of transactions (purchases) throughout the day. The system uses real time processing so that at any time the manager of the store can check exactly how much stock there is in the shop. For example, when someone purchases something the item is passed over a bar code scanner, which records the item's code number. This item is then immediately deducted from the stock