last thing that parents who have just bought a computer for their
childrenís need, want to do is to worry. They have just invested a
lot of money in an effort to keep their children abreast with the
latest technology. But, soon they find out, as the German philosopher,
Immanuel Kant, discovered two centuries ago, there is nothing that is
good in itself. Computers are not intrinsically good or bad. It is how
you use them that makes them so.
odyssey since 1976
everyone has an analog camera, but the same isnít true for the
digital cameras yet. Those looking to jump into the world of film-free
photograph often still feel a little like pioneers, even if millions
upon millions of the devices were sold last year.
and receiving messages, letters, etc in the modern society is no
longer dependent on the postal system. As electronic medium has
ushered in a revolution, computer has become a necessity instead of
luxury. The Internet has gifted us e-mail too besides e-commerce, EDI
have become an integral part of the modern business world. E-mail
tampering has made sending and receiving them dangerous. E-mail
tampering refers to altering of contents of real e-mail to make a fake
e-mail containing damaging material.
ring in Baghdad mysteriously
phone roaming services were mysteriously available in Baghdad last
week, bringing cellular service ó banned under Saddam Hussein ó to
ordinary people in the Iraqi capital for the first time. Yet
officially, a tender for three mobile phone licences the US-led
administration plans to offer across Iraq has yet to take place.
This PC needs complete bed rest because it suffers from slipped Ďhardí disk.
modules make them self-dependent
Parveen, a resident of the Muslim dominated Seelampur slum colony in
east Delhi, was married off when she was just 17. Her in-laws and
husband abused her physically, and one day drugged and abandoned her
in a town close to Delhi.
mouse will play
MOUSE is an important input
device used in a computer. It is a device that is quite helpful in
selecting various utilities on the PC and has made the computer
operations easy and versatile. When I got a computer installed at my
house some years ago, my wife asked me why a mouse was so named. I was
not so sure about it so I replied casually: "Because it looks
like a mouse".
professor could have been richer than Gates
could have been as rich as Bill Gates, but Ken Sakamura says heís
fine earning enough to lead an "ordinary life." For in the
world of computers the obscure Japanese engineer stands in the top
rank along with Gates, having developed an operating system that is
more widely used than even Microsoft Corpís Windows.