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  • 15 Encyclopedia Articles
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Encyclopedia Articles (15)

490 words, approx. 2 pages
Internet Biologists often use two terms to describe alternative approaches for conducting experiments. "In vitro" (Latin for "in glass") refers to experiments typically car... Read more
1,129 words, approx. 4 pages
Internet The Internet is a computer network that was designed to interconnect other computer networks. Its origins lie in the ARPANET, an experimental network designed for the U.S. Department of Defen... Read more
1,674 words, approx. 6 pages
Internet For many people, a good deal of the day is spent online. The ability to send e-mail messages and "surf" the World Wide Web has already become matter-of-fact. But an amazing amou... Read more
1,318 words, approx. 5 pages
Internet Data, Reliability Of The Internet can be a wonderful resource for all types of information including quantitative data. The Internet is accessible, both for those who want to obtain informati... Read more
1,531 words, approx. 6 pages
The Internet Explosion Overview In the early 1990s the public had no idea what the Internet was or what it could do. Just a few years later, it had exploded onto computers all over the world, revoluti... Read more
3,216 words, approx. 11 pages
The Internet The term didn't appear in a major American newspaper until 1988, but the Internet has become the most powerful individual electronic communications network in the world's hi... Read more
890 words, approx. 3 pages
Internet The Internet is a vast network of computers that allows users at various locations to share information and data and communicate with one another. The Internet is comprised of hundreds of mil... Read more
599 words, approx. 2 pages
Internet/Www In 1969, the U.S. Department of Defense conceived of a mechanism to safeguard communications systems in the event of a catastrophe. This mechanism was a small network of computers called ... Read more
2,056 words, approx. 7 pages
Internet The Internet is a technology and electronic communication system such as the world has never seen before. In fact, some people have said that the Internet is the most important innovation sin... Read more
6,307 words, approx. 22 pages
Internet The Internet is a curious phenomenon. It's a vast international institution of critical and growing importance, yet in another sense its properties are so evanescent that it's t... Read more
2,883 words, approx. 10 pages
Internet Emerging from the integration of computer and communications technologies, the Internet is a text- and graphics-based communications system that supports people and organizations in the perfo... Read more
3,799 words, approx. 13 pages
The Internet The Internet is the world's largest computer network. It is a global information infrastructure comprised of millions of computers organized into hundreds of thousands of smaller, ... Read more
19,718 words, approx. 66 pages
THE MICROCOMPUTER REVOLUTION of the 1980s brought personal computers to desktops, kitchen tables, and classrooms. The clatter of typewriters was replaced by the click of computer keyboards. Computer t... Read more
55,281 words, approx. 185 pages
“The Net’s impact—the widespread availability of two- way electronic communications—will change all of our lives.” —Esther Dyson, futurist and author of Release 2.0 ... Read more
46,570 words, approx. 156 pages
In 1969, the U.S. Department of Defense's Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) inaugurated ARPANET, a small network of high-speed supercomputers designed to withstand military attack. The purpose ... Read more
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