CSci 105

Introduction to Computers

Lecture 9

© Morris Firebaugh

 


I. Introduction

A. Chapter 2: Computer Software

B. Ethics and Software

C. Some Task-Oriented Software

D. Laboratory Assignment # 5


II. Chapter 2: Computer Software

The concept of a Machine


Types of Software

 or better,

 


III. Ethics and Software

Three ethical issues involving computer software  

 


Related concept of a cashless society through computerization

Examples

 


IV. Some Task-Oriented Software

Word Processing

"Word Processing" coined by IBM in 1964

  • Consider some final features of Microsoft WORD
  • Examples of the Calculate tool: [Note: result ends up in Clipboard.]

    3+4+5=12
    8+7*5=75

    (Sweep down the Price column, get)

    The total cost is: $5674


    Desktop Publishing


    Electronic Spreadsheets


    Graphics


    Communications


    Office Suites



    V. This week's lab exercise is at:

    Assignment # 5

     



     

     


    Updated February 9, 2001