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Best-selling Technology in Action uses technology to teach you technology. With this hand-on approach you'll develop computing tasks and skills you can apply at work, in class, or at home. Designed for today's technically savvy students, the text introduces difficult concepts at a basic level early on, then expands upon these skills as you build toward mastery.

The 17th Edition offers all-new coverage of Ransomware as a Service, CPUs that fight back against malware, and bandwidth throttling. New Dig Deeper articles include "Building Your Own Gaming Computer," and the impact of the global COVID-19 pandemic is explored as it relates to technology challenges, successes, ethics, and social equity.

Published by Pearson (June 28th 2021) - Copyright © 2022

ISBN-13: 9780136971252

Subject: Information Technology

Category: Microsoft Office Applications

Table of contents

CHAPTER I: The Impact of Technology in a Changing World
Technology in Society
Artificial Intelligence and Ethical Computing

CHAPTER II: Looking at Computers: Understanding the Parts
Understanding Digital Components
Processing, Storage, and Connectivity

CHAPTER III: Using the Internet: Making the Most of the Web's Resources
Collaborating and Working on the Web
Using the Web Effectively

CHAPTER IV: Application Software: Programs That Let You Work and Play
Accessing, Using, and Managing Software
Application Software

CHAPTER V: System Software: The Operating System, Utility Programs, and File Management
Understanding System Software
Using System Software

CHAPTER VI: Understanding and Assessing Hardware: Evaluating Your System
Evaluating Key Subsystems
Evaluating Other Subsystems and Making a Decision

CHAPTER VII: Networking: Connecting Computing Devices
How Networks Function
Your Home Network

CHAPTER VIII: Managing Your Digital Lifestyle: Challenges and Ethics
The Impact of Digital Information
Ethical Issues of Living in the Digital Age

CHAPTER IX: Securing Your System: Protecting Your Digital Data and Devices Threats to Your Digital Assets
Protecting Your Digital Property

CHAPTER X: Behind the Scenes: Software Programming
Understanding Programming
Programming Languages

CHAPTER XI: Behind the Scenes: Databases and Information Systems
Database Fundamentals
How Businesses Use Databases

CHAPTER XII: Behind the Scenes: Networking and Security in the Business World
Client/Server Networks and Topologies
Setting Up Business Networks

CHAPTER XIII: Behind the Scenes: How the Internet Works
Inner Workings of the Internet
Coding and Communicating on the Internet

Appendix A: The History of the Personal Computer
Appendix B: Careers in IT

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