ARTIFICIAL reality, synthetic
environments, artificial environments, cyberspace or information design
are the other names for the single term Virtual Reality (VR). The term,
which is composed of two words, virtual and reality, involves the use of
technologies to create a virtual 3-D world for the user creating an
impression of the real world for him.
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Windows XP is finally out and everyone is again looking for more. Well! The
quest for more does not end, as there is no end to advancement in technology.
When Windows was being launched it was considered to be the ultimate thing.
However, with the launch of Windows 3.1 the PC revolution began and with the
launch of Windows '95, a new dimension was added to the world of personal
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craze for IT courses continues. There is a scramble for anything that is IT and
a lot of new courses with an emphasis on computers have been introduced during
the past few years. However, there are just a handful of Websites dedicated to
in technology has resulted in corresponding change in white-collared crimes in
the world during the past two decades. The growing ubiquity of computers and
their associated network has revolutionised terrorism too.
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activists have enraged the World Trade Organisation (WTO) with a phoney Website
that looks just like the real thing but uses spoof Officialese and mentions
profit at every opportunity.
services market may grow
networked market that comprises 'network consulting and integration' as well as
'network and desktop outsourcing' services is expected to see a growth of 25.8
per cent in the current financial year as compared to the last one. Considering
the general slowdown, this growth can be termed healthy.
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moving around in an alien country where even spoken language is different, the
only assistance available are the signboards at various junctions, airport,
railway station, street squares and markets. These sign, arrows and pictures,
denoting say, cafeteria, emergency help, hospital, school, left and right turns
are some of the illustrations that are universal throughout the world.
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all the technological developments that have taken place in the last century,
the Internet is the one that has had the most profound impact globally. The
geographical boundaries and distances, which used to act as barriers in the way
of free exchange of data and information, have been rendered irrelevant.
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addictive pull of the Internet shopping is dragging thousands of victims into a
spiral of debt, including thousands of women who have run up huge credit card
bills they cannot repay.
double chip production
Electronics last week shrugged off concerns about the global drop in memory chip
prices, saying it will complete a chip upgrade by 2003 that allows it to more
than double output.
Small is powerful if it has VLSI chip
in this big world, small is trendy. The keyword is miniaturisation. The world of
mobile phones, pen cameras, watches, laptop and palm-top computers is getting
hi-powered in delivering the output and is getting smaller in size. Such
miniaturisation revolves around an electronic silicon chip called the VLSI (Very
Large Scale Integrated) Chip.
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