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Computer Concepts

CH1 Using tech to change the world

affective computing A type of computing that relates to emotion or that deliberately tries to influence emotion
augmented reality A combination of our normal sense of the objects around us with an overlay of information displayed
cognitive surplus The combination of leisure time and the tools needed to be creative
collaborative consumption Joining together as a group to use a specific product more efficiently
computer forensics The application of computer system and techniques to gather potential legal evidence; a law enforcement specialty used to fight high-tech crime.
computer literate Being familiar enough with computers that a user knows how to use them and understands their capabilities and limitations
crisis-mapping tool A tool that collects information from e-mails, text messages, blog posts, and Twitter tweets and maps them, making the information instantly publicly available.
crowdfunding Asking for small donations from a large number of people, often using the internet; a style of generating capital to start a business through social media.
crowdsourcing the phenomenon of consumers checking in with the voice of the crowd before making purchases.
data mining the process by which great amounts of data are analyzed and investigated. the objective is to spot significant patterns or trends within the data that would otherwise not be obvious.
digital divide the discrepancy between those who have access to the opportunities and knowledge that computers and the internet offer and those who do not.
information technology(IT) The set of techniques used in processing and retrieving information.
QR( quick response) codes Technology that lets any piece of print in the real world host a live link to online information and video content.
social networking a means by which people use the internet to communicate and share information among their immediate friends and to meet and connect with others through common interests, experiences, and friends.
software the set of computer programs or instructions that tells the computer what to do and that enables it to perform different tasks.
spam unwanted or junk email
web 2.0 tools and web-based services that emphasizes online collaboration and sharing among users.
Which is NOT a technology that has been used to deliver assistance during times of crisis? QR codes
Cognitive surplus means that we now find many people with excess time and free tools for collaboration
Collaborative consumption is when people get together to increase the use of a single product by sharing access to it
Social networking tools played a part in the revolution in Egypt
The crisis of a growing digital divide is being addressed by the Next Einstein Initiative project.
Artists interface with technology often, but cannot yet use software to suggest plot endings.
People who do not read emotion easily in others hope for new progress in the field of affective computing.
Which of the following allows retailers to respond to consumer buying patterns? data mining
Computer forensics uses computer systems and technology to gather potential legal evidence.
IT is the abbreviation for Information Technology.
Created by: TroyIS2241