What programming language revolutionized the software industry because beginning students could learn it easily?
The ________ computer had no keyboard or monitor and used switches on the front of it to enter data using 0s and 1s.
representation of a fact, figure, or idea
turning data into information
data organized in a meaningful way
parts of the computer you can touch
the means of accessing information over the Internet
an application program used to view the Web
a large network of networks
a tool used to locate information on the Web
tiny dot that creates an image on the computer monitor
unit of measure for processor speed
the clearness or sharpness of an image
measurement of printing speed
measurement of printer resolution
Web 2.0 is classified as the _____________.
The computer's main temporary storage area
the amount of RAM sitting on memory modules
temporary storage area on the hard drive
the condition of excessive paging
the process of swapping data between RAM and a swap file
lists all the programs being used and indicates their status
brings system back to a previously stable state
removes unnecessary files from the hard drive
regroups related pieces of files on the hard disk
checks the hard drive for damaged files
user interface of Mac OS and Microsoft Windows
commands are chosen from menus displayed on screen
user interface for DOS operating system
a way to interact with the computer
operating system that enables users to choose their own interface
software that is hosted on a Web site
open source software
software code that is freely available
project management software
software used for project planning
software used to keep track of appointments
bundled group of software programs
a form of memory
performs arithmetic calculations
machine cycles per second
connects the processor to the system memory
temporary storage space
memory used by the operating system
space on the hard drive for data that doesn't fit in RAM
When Google first launched its search engine services in China, it restricted search results for sites considered objectionable by the Chinese government. This is an example of _______.
Enacted in 2002, the _____ Act requires companies to provide mechanisms for employees and third parties to anonymously report complaints, including ethics violation, anonymously.
The ___________ is (are) the group of programs that controls how your computer functions.
A(n) ________ is a small program that performs general housekeeping tasks for your computer.
a command-driven interface
Each device attached to your computer comes with a special program called a ________ that facilitates communication between the device and the OS.
Errors in computer software
The location of a file is specified by its ___________.
_________ provides high-speed information processing by enabling a new set of instructions to start before the previous set is finished.
Which utility takes out redundancies in a file to reduce the file size?
The rule of thumb that predicts that CPU capacity will double every two years
on the motherboard
The CPU is located
level 2 cache
Level 1 cache memory does not contain more memory than
The type of software that is free and available with few licensing and copyright restrictions is known as ________ software.
Software as a Service
Another way to obtain software is through ________, where a vendor hosts the software online over the Internet and you do not have to install it on your computer.
Software designed for a specific industry is known as _______ software.
A(n) __________ software installation enables you to decide which features you want to install on the hard drive.
Every software program has a set of __________ that specify the minimum recommended standards for the operating system, processor, RAM, and hard drive capacity.
Robotic cameras used by television stations for sports events require a __________ operating system.