Providing comprehensive coverage of computer applications in industry, school, work, education, and the home, this fully revised dictionary is the ideal reference for students, professionals, and anyone who uses computers. This edition provides expanded coverage of multimedia, computer applications, networking, and personal computing, it encompasses all aspects of the subject.
Provides a detailed examination of computer science and technology, including a chronology of significant events in computing, a listing of achievements in the field, and brief descriptions and contact information for important organizations in the computer field. Major corporations and organizations in the computer field are covered, as well as many new biographies.
Emphasizes the convergence and trajectory of automatic identification and location-based services toward chip implants and real-time positioning capabilities. Discusses the social, cultural, and ethical implications of the technological possibilities with respect to national security initiatives.
The SAGE Handbook of Web History marks the first comprehensive review of this subject to date. Its editors emphasise two main different forms of study: the use of the web as an historical resource, and the web as an object of study in its own right. Bringing together all the existing knowledge of the field, with an interdisciplinary focus and an international scope, this is an incomparable resource for researchers and students alike.