Themes in the book

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Themes in the book


Old problems in a new context


Adapting to new technology


More problems, more solutions


Global reach of the Net


Trade
-
offs & controversy

We’ve come a long way


First electronic computers


1940s


1991, the space shuttle had a 1 MHz
computer onboard


First HDD by IBM
-

1956

IBM’s 1
st

Hard Drive 1954

These 50 stacked 24”
-
diameter platters could have held about 2 iTunes songs.
(The total capacity was 5MB.)


Comparing microdrives with the 1
st

IBM hard
drive:



A 1
-
inch 8GB platter holds more than 80,000 times as much data as a single 24
-
inch RAMAC platter.



An 8GB 1
-
inch drive holds 1,600 times as much data as RAMAC.

New technology creates new
problems


PCs & floppy disks


Email


Increased storage, speed & connectivity
resulted in databases


The Web, browsers & search engines


Online commerce


Cell phones

Cell Phones


a driving hazard?


Cell phones


http://www.safeteens.com/2009/09/01/shocking
-
statistics
-
and
-
video
-
about
-
texting
-
while
-
driving/


http://www.wpix.com/news/wpix
-
texting
-
while
-
driving
-
ban,0,6826364.story


http://thestar.com.my/columnists/story.asp?file=/2009/8/22/columnists/stateside/4561117&
sec=State%20Side


http://ezinearticles.com/?Cell
-
Phones
-
Becoming
-
Serious
-
Driving
-
Hazard&id=641248


What about the radiation dangers?


http://reviews.cnet.com/cell
-
phone
-
radiation
-
levels/


http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/3032619/#32848544









Other developments


Cell phones


other uses and issues


Blogs


Video sharing


Email & the Web


Social networking


More connections


Collaborative efforts among strangers


E
-
commerce & free stuff


Other developments


AI



Robotics


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P9ByGQGiVMg


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WbFFs4DHWys


Tools for disabled people


http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=5324283n&tag=contentBody;housing


Biomedical chip implants



http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article
-
1210750/The
-
telepathy
-
chip
-
lets
-
control
-
computers
-
using
-
power
-
thought.html


http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2008/11/video
-
paralyzed/

Other developments


RFID


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eob532iEpqk


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yNPDgudPmXE&feature=related


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=arUMVF2kYIc&feature=related


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fe4JVAnA5Xw


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EjATbcC7t1o&NR=1


Biometrics


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LA4Xx5Noxyo&feature=related


http://www.goupstate.com/article/20090812/ARTICLES/908129980/1083/ARTICLES?Titl
e=Clemson
-
lab
-
aims
-
to
-
strengthen
-
biometric
-
identification


NanoScience


http://www.nsf.gov/news/overviews/nano/index.jsp


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cyLtGj8dAJs


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5jqQxuVncmc&feature=related


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z0
-
kUEiLWPU&feature=related


What next?


Surgeries


Communications


Implants


Wearware


Tiny, flying sensors

Summary


What is a computer


History of computers


how far technology has
come


New developments and dramatic impacts


the technologies that you use today and how
you will use computers after you graduate


New technologies


The impacts of new technology