Being ______ means being familiar enough with computers that you understand their capabilities and limitations.
All the following are examples of real security and privacy risks
identity theft, viruses, hackers
Unwanted email is called
What is not necessarily part of being computer literate?
being able to build a computer
What is the field of study focused on information handling and retrieval of information automatically?
The process of searching huge amounts of data with the hope of finding a pattern is called
What is a specially designed scannable sticker that resembles an inkblot and contains all the important information about a UPS package?
What is a type of wireless communication that transmits data through radio waves?
When a job is sent to other countries, as many programming jobs have been, it is said to have been
What is a small device that enables users to carry digital information?
What do today's educators do not need to be familiar with to create constructive computerized lessons and to interact with students?
Web authoring software
Many online courses are designed to use management software like ____ so that students can communicate outside of class, take quizzes online, and find their class materials easily.
Blackboard or Moodle
In order to have set up of a what, you must have an appropriate computer and digital devices connected to a home network.
The ability to recover and read deleted or damaged files from a criminal's computer is an example of a law enforcement specialty called
______ is the application of computer systems and techniques to gather potential legal evidence.
_____ tags, when placed on an animal, can be used to record and track in a database all of the animal's movements.
____ tags are small versions of the roadway electronic toll system used in many states to automate paying tolls as motorists pas through the toll station.
Surgeons use ______ to perform delicate operations by manipulating devices through computers instead of manually.
Technology no longer protected by copyright, available to everyone, is considered to be _______.
in the public domain
Medical students can train on _____ and experience firsthand how a human would react to a particular treatment.
The ______ is a global effort in which bioengineers are creating realistic computer simulations of all systems and features of the human anatomy.
The goal of _____ is to provide solutions to physical problems, such as providing sight to the blind.
biomedical chip research
One type of chip already being implanted in humans as a means of verifying a person's identity is called a(n) ______.
One potential application of _____ is to provide sight to the blind.
biomedical chip implants
By studying the data produced by _____, scientists hope to improve the prediction of weather phenomena.
______ is the science revolving around building devices on an extremely small scale.
_______ is the study of molecules and structures whose sizes range from 1 to 100 nanometers.
The prefix nano stands for ____.
A nanometer is _______.
one-billionth of a meter
_____ computing relates to emotion or deliberately tries to influence emotion.
While engineers work to create computers that can understand us emotionally, _____ are also evolving toward a more human appearance.
The emotional-science prosthesis (ESP) device, developed by a group at the MIT Media Lab, is targeted at helping people who have _____.
Children who do not have access to ____ and _____ won't be prepared for future employment.
the Internet, computers
The difference between people with access to computers and the Internet and those without access is known as the _____.
The Microsoft Authorized Refurbisher program supports refurbishers by allowing _____ to be installed for free on refurbished software.
certain Microsoft operating systems and Office software
_____ is the nerve center of any digital home, allowing you to interface with the different digital devices connected to the network.
A _____ allows you to transfer media from your computer to other media devices (such as a plasma TV).
digital media adapter
A _____ is a special device that is installed in your computer and allows it to communicate with other devices on the network.