Card Set Information
Intro to IT
Turn off the CPU the back on.
Display information stored in (the bits of) the CPU's memory.
Picture Elements, the monitors screen is divided into a grid of small units.
Random access memory
Read only memory.
Factor of Improvement
Dividing the new rate by the old rate.
Graphical User Interface
Single sender and many receivers.
Requires both the sender and receiver are active at the same time.
The sending and receiving occur at different times.
Single sender single receiver.
Domain Name System, translates the heirarchical, human-readable names into the four number IP addresses.
Top-level domain (e.g. .com, .edu, etc.)
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol
Wide Area Networks
Local Area Networks
Universal Resource Locator
Hypertext Transfer Protocol
The process of fashioning inchoate (undeveloped, beginning) digital past information into useful memories
Method of 3D modeling that stitches 2D photos to create a digital model
Site designed to direct messages to specific groups of people “circles” (Google's equivalent to Facebook)
Jain and Sundin
The scare tactic article, fake CPU viruses “creators”
8 bits (0 or 1) of memory
A precise and systematic method for solving a problem
Electronic Numerical Integrator Analyzer and Computer (1943-1945), first programmers were women
Small Computer System Interface
One of whatever kind of information the application processes
4 numbers long, 200 different connections
16 numbers long, 200 million connections
Dynamic Host Computer Protocol, assigns IP address to computer
Domain Name System, translates the domain name into an IP address
Ping (Trace Root)
Computer network tool to test if a particular host is reachable on IP network
Root Name Server
Keeps master list of all name-to-address relations
Can handle many requests/clients at once