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    a study that texts read on the internet that have links included in them are actually harmful to our ability to understand the texts, as opposed to texts read from a paper. “People who read text studded with links, the studies show, comprehends less than those who take in information in a more sedate and focused manner.” (Carr) Again, he makes no reference to the studies he is using to support his argument. However, with a little research, it can be found that the study he is referring to refers to hypertext. Hypertext is an academic construct that, according to Scott Rosenberg of the Word Yard Project, was invented by Ted Nelson in 1965 “to describe that, unlike traditional linear writing, spreads out in a network of nodes and links.” He goes further to distinguish that hyperlinks, such as those that we see in news articles, and Wikipedia, are actually tools to help cross reference and deepen our understanding of the topic, and the study that Mr. Carr references, Reading Hypertext and the Experience of Literature, is not related to it. Furthermore, in this study, no comparison to the use of the written word was studied. (Miall & Dobson, 2001). Another point that Mr. Carr makes is that having constant external notifications can seriously affect one’s concentration, and that these people are less creative and productive. “Only when we pay deep attention to a new piece of information are we able to associate it ‘meaningfully and systematically with knowledge already…

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    But our limit was two pages? And which citation was not necessarily a representative of the reading? Citation 1 (Clarke): Dataveillance involves the aspect of collecting and the practice, monitoring, and capturing of data (i.e., metadata) relating to personal details dealing with online activities. And so, in the case of using Google Chrome (e.g., the software web browser) or Facebook (e.g., the social media platform) through our own free will, this allows the following companies to capture…

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    Vint Cerf's Eulogy

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    Vint Cerf is a living legend and evangelist for Google. Briefly comment on his speech based on your readings in this Unit After reading his biography, his nickname of a “living legend” is right on the money; Cerf has accomplished so much in benefit of the telecommunication and internet fields that is really hard to keep track. While reading his speech, there is one thing that he says that I could no agree more “the internet has evolved and adapted new transmission technology”. Thanks to Vint…

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    switch can send the email to the email client. Therefore, having a switch will be very useful for the business. Means that Terex can send and receive emails for all computer user. Furthermore, one advantages of a mail server that Terex can set up a shared calendar within the mail server, this means that everyone in the business can view the calendar to keep them up to date on what they need to do and what days they are off work etc. However, the downfall of a mail sever could be that the server…

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    hands of criminals. My top 10 websites valid websites are 1.navyfederal.org 2. usaa.com 3. .ebenefits.va.gov 4. Google.com 5. Usarmy.mil 6. curiousworld.com 7. pbskids.org 8. abcmouse.com 9. Kidzo 10. Ask kids. navyfederal.org, usaa.com, .ebenefits.va.gov, Google.com and Usarmy.mil are considered safe because it’s a secured site, has a valid certificate to show it secure. There contact information and the last time it was updated. The next five websites that are made strictly for kids, which…

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    Video frame - Rectangle of individual points. Web server - An information technology that processes requests via HTTP. Web browser - A software application for retrieving, presenting, and traversing information resources on the World Wide Web. Web address - An address where you can be found online. If you have a business, customers can find you online via a web address. Web page - A document commonly written in Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) that is accessible through the…

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    When a person logs into a website, and the website states “Welcome back [insert username here]“ this is done with cookies. When a user logs into a website without the need to enter their credentials to allow access is also done with cookies. Cookies play an important role in our day-to-day activities online. The major issue with all of this convenience is that cookies are also used to track browsing habits of users. Which is a concern of many Internet users, because cookies can track Internet…

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    Local SEO Case Study

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    Chapter 8: Local SEO Almost all web pages have the letters WWW before the name of the web page. This stands for world wide web. The words indicate that placing any information on the internet opens it out to scrutiny all over the world. However, when you are seeking customers, what you should aim to accomplish is having all the information available in your local area, so that you can benefit from significant growth. The reasons that local SEO is growing is because there are more people using…

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    Question 1 Browse the internet and make comparisons of three key figures or leaders of an organizational heads. Develop a list of characteristics to make those individual good managers. Then, for each of the characteristics, identify which management function it falls under. There are so many characteristics for be a good or excellent managers. Characteristic of manager is depending on the organization’s objective or goal. 1. ORIENTATION TOWARDS RESULT One of the characteristic is…

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    Nt1330 Unit 3 Assignment 1

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    Web server A web server processes requests using HTTP, the most basic network protocol used for information on the World Wide Web. HTML is the most frequent protocol for WWW and it may include images, scripts and style sheets in addition to text content. A user agent (eg. a browser) communicates by requesting a specific set of data using HTTP. This requests is than received by a server, which responds by sending the requested data or refusing to do, showing an error message of some sort. Its…

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