Outline - Fluency with information technology skills, concept & capabilities.
The essay summarizes chapter 5, 11, 12 and 22:
Chapter 5 - locating information on the www
✓ Information searching on Google has been more common over the last few years and it
expected to be on rise for the next decade The web searching technology and strategy of
how to search has been implemented but this depends on how successful people search for
the accurate information.
✓ A search engine is a computer programs that are used in searching information on the web.
The programs are self-organized and it looks round what information is available when one
searches on the web
✓ In the advance search, index tells the query processer all the pages containing the
information needed, and get the best out of the pages provided
Chapter 11 - Social Implications of IT
✓ This is a summary of the chapter on use of computer, it discusses the benefits and risk of
the computers and how to protect individual computer privacy. It explains how computers
users are protected from hazardous anti-social behaviors
✓ The internet has brought a big change to the society, social interaction has been expanded
beyond the experience which our forefathers had. Crowdsourcing involves solving
problems by combining
✓ Email use has specific guideline for its use, these netiquette guidelines have specific
responsible behaviors of the large, volunteer population, such as Wikipedia, foldit, freerice,
Chapter 12 - Privacy and Digital Security
✓ Electronic privacy and security is more important that the password we create within a
computer. The private information should be kept private, considering the principles of
privacy, the cookies and tracking should be considered by discussing the problem of
✓ Technology helps in gathering information and protecting our privacy. Modern devices
expose one’s privacy in camera taking, the technology devices should ensure sufficient
safeguard against circulation of those cameras.
Chapter 22- Limits to Computation
✓ This chapter address the speed of computer in working. It states how a computer can
think, how it plays chess and summarizes the advancement and repot the victory.
✓ The computer has manipulated information through electricity switched complex circuit
and implementing logical operations
✓ Human and computers are dependent of each other, and they intelligence and thinking in
human mind is commanded to the computer and it acts with no limitations.
Locating Information on the www
Information searching on goggle has been more common over the last few years and it
expected to be on rise for the next decade (Snyder 117). The web searching technology and
strategy of how to search has been implemented but this depends on how successful people
search for the accurate information. The web search is designed with a search engine and goggle
advance search which helps an individual to trace the accurate information as per their search
reasons and how to select and locate the actual information.
A search engine is a computer programs that are used in searching information on the
web. The programs are self-organized and it looks round what information is available when one
searches on the web. The search engine first crawling by visiting all pages it finds, when the
crawler comes across the URL, it adds it to a TO DO list found within it. The main reason of the
crawler works by building the index, which is the words associated with the page. The second
part of search engine is query processing, which is involved in looking up the words in the index
to return a hit list of the page in a quarter of sec...