Week 1 Lecture Notes: Information Technologies (IST 195)
Week 1 Lecture Notes: Information Technologies (IST 195) IST 195 - M001
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Date Created: 09/02/15
August 31st 2015 Introduction to IST 195 Week 1 A boy in India s definition of the Internet That with which you can do anything It is evident that times have changed As a child mom and dad had all of the answers now that s what the internet is for Everything is according to google Ask questions even though there is over 200 people in the class it is very helpful to ask questions Never give up If you don t do well on a first exam or you miss a weekly quiz do not give up because there is still hope Meet with the professor or a TA and find a strategy No excuses How Information Technology Applies to Your Career Much debate about what the future of education looks like MOOC Massive Open Online Courses lyndasyredu is highly recommended and everyone at SU has access MOOCs are video heavy Barack Obama became president and is carrying out that career with the help of Information Technology Social media When Barack Obama was elected he got through to people through social media Barack Obama had 36072492 connections through social media He raised half a billion dollars through social media Healthcare President bush signed a health information and technology act to create electronic health records to improve the safety of healthcare Military Drones that can fly for 4 days straight with no refueling and can also turn into a missel robots heat sensors safer gear stronger vehicles August 31st 2015 Retail Showrooming and Social Showrooming going to store and seeing an item and going online to try and find it for cheaper Law Net Neutrality Entertainment Multiscreen September 2nd 2015 IST 195 Week1 Day 2 The Mark 1 1944 Harvard professor who made one of the first computers Mark 1 51 feet long 8 feet tall 5 tons 500 miles of wire 305 Ramac 1956 IBM Supercomputer Weight is more than 1 ton 5 MB of storage Price 160000 Wearable technology is the future Biometrics Chips internally planted August 31st 2015 Moore 3 la w Observation made in 1965 that every 2 years the amount of transistors on a circuit board will double Nanotechnology study of matter at an atomic level Many Terms Different Meanings PC Personal Computer What you re using personally whether it be a laptop or a desktop 2 main types Windows PC and Apple PC Server Much more powerful computer used for serving out information Controls the access to the hardware software and other resources on a network Can handle tens of thousands of requests at one time Examples Web servers Mail servers File servers etc Mainframes Large expensive powerful computer Capable of handling hundreds of thousands of connections at one time Handle about 83 of transactions around the world Super Computers Fastest most powerful computer Capable of processing more than one quadrillion instructions per second Embedded Computer A specialpurpose computer that functions as a component in a larger product Example Car equipment such as a built in GPS
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