CGS2100 CH. 1 Terms

  1. affective computing
    A type of computing that relates to emotion or deliberately tries to influence emotion
  2. Bluetooth technology
    wireless technology that uses radio waves to transmit data over short distances (approximately 30 feet for Bluetooth 1 and 60 feet for Bluetooth 2)
  3. computer forensics
    The application of computer systems and techniques to gather potential legal evidence; a law enforcement specialty used to fight high-tech crime
  4. computer literate
    Being familiar enough with computers that you understand their capabilities and limitations and know how to use them
  5. data mining
    The process by which great amounts of data are analyzed and investigated
  6. digital divide
    The discrepancy between those who have access to the opportunities and knowledge computers and the Internet offer and those who do not
  7. digital home
    A home that has a computer( s) and other digital devices that are all connected to a home network
  8. information technology (IT)
    The set of techniques used in processing and retrieving information
  9. nanoscience
    The study of molecules and nanostructures whose size ranges from 1 to 100 nanometers (one billionth of a meter)
  10. nanotechnology
    The science of using nanostructures to build devices on an extremely small scale
  11. offshore
    The process of sending jobs formerly performed in the U.S. to other countries
  12. patient simulator
    A computer-controlled mannequin that simulates human body functions and reactions. Patient simulators are used in training doctors, nurses, and emergency services personnel by simulating dangerous situations that would put live patients at risk
  13. public domain
    The status of software (or other created works) that are not protected by copyright
  14. radio frequency identification tag (RFID tag)
    A tag that looks like a sticker or label, is attached to a batch of merchandise, and contains a microchip that holds a unique sequence of numbers used to identify the product to which it is attached
  15. software
    The set of computer programs or instructions that tells the computer what to do and enables it to perform different tasks
  16. spam
    unwanted or junk email
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CGS2100 CH. 1 Terms
FSU CGS2100 Ch. 1 Terms