Chapters 1, 2, & 3 Overview
Computers are great to use because you can look up information in a fast manner. Computers allow you to communicate with people as well. There are many benefits to using a computer. Using a Computer whether to type a paper and research information. You can use the internet to scan pictures and play games and a plethora of other things. The main reason why computer literacy is a vital to success in today’s world is because technology has totally taken over every major resources that we use on a daily bases. For example, every field depends on technology such as health care, government, education, science and most importantly the business world. Technology and the computer helps them finish their work in the fastest way possible. Use of the internet and world wide web was structured for basically to use a hierarchy that allows any internet connected device in one geographic location, talk to another internet connected device in another geographic location. With that being said, the six most important components of a computer are very essential. Which are “input devices, the processor (control unit and arithmetic/logic unit) memory, output devices, and communications devices”. Also brings me to the point of the advantages and disadvantages of using a computer. Some great advantages that users experience are convenience, storage devices, importing data, managing various amounts of information. The disadvantages of using a computer are hackers getting into your personal information, viruses, and sometimes it may be the expense of certain software depending on the system you are using. Some software that you may use are application software or system software.