19 terms

Cgs 2100 chapter 1


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social networking
tools enable the fathering together of groups of people to connect and exchange ideas
provides levels of instant connection and information distribution that is reshaping the world.
crisis-mapping tool
Ushahidi (testimony), it collects information from emails, text messages, blog posts. and twitter tweets and then maps them, instantly making the information public available
digital divide
a great gap between the levels of internet access and the availability of technical tools in different regions of the world.
dangers of not reaching everyone who do not have internet access
web 2.0
it had a set of new features and functionality that allowed users to contribute content easily and to be easily connected to each other.
individuals become the creators
cognitive surplus
the mean the combination of leisure time and the tools to be creative
Clay Shirky
asking for small donations from a large number of people
QR (quick response)
any piece of print host a link to online information and video content
checking in with the voice of the crowd
collaborative consumption
that we are joining together as a group to use a specific product more efficiently
computer literate
being familiar enough with computers that you understand their capabilities and limitations and that you know how to use them safely and efficient.
junk mail
the instructions that tell the computer what to do
information technology (IT)
a field of study focused on the management and processing of information and the automatic retriec\val of information
data mining
the process of searching huge amounts of data with the hope of finding a pattern
businesses accumulate data by this process
computer forensics
analyzes computer system with specific techniques to gather potential legal evidence
law enforcements
augmented reality
combines out normal sense of the world around us with an overlay of digital information, all displayed on a screen.
affective computing
computing that relates to emotion or that deliberately tries to influence emotion
people with autism
man and machine
How to avoid hackers and viruses
protecting your privacy
understanding the real risk
using the web wisely
avoiding online annoyanaces: spam
a personal identification chip is about the size of a grain of rice and is implanted under the skin
Alzheimer patient