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Technology and Ethics

By using what, a single computer can be shared among multiple users, each user connects to the computer through a...

By using a multi-user operating system, different users can share the same computer. They cannot use the computer at the same time, but they can each save their individual settings and come back...

Latest answer posted December 12, 2012 6:47 pm UTC

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Technology and Ethics

Because wages in the IT field vary greatly, unethical companies can get around the _________________________.

There is no such thing as an unethical company. If a company is in the free-enterprise system, it can and will do whatever it takes to make maximum profit for its investors. (Do not confuse...

Latest answer posted December 12, 2012 8:09 pm UTC

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Technology and Ethics

Please explain Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI). Who invented it and how difficult is it to achieve?

CMMI (Capability Maturity Model Integration) is a system of improving the efficiency and throughput of various business processes. Although computer software is involved, CMMI is not strictly just...

Latest answer posted November 20, 2012 6:30 pm UTC

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What are some things that could take place if there was a cyber-attack on hospitals?

A cyber-attack can be dangerous and very costly to any organization. When it comes to hospital the situation is even more tense and sensitive, because you are dealing with sick people. Here are a...

Latest answer posted February 6, 2012 2:29 am UTC

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Does the digital divide still exist in the United Staes and how might the givernment remedy it?

The digital divide, i.e. the difference in access to computer technology between the rich and poor in the United States, still exists and may be growing due to the increase economic inequality. The...

Latest answer posted November 27, 2012 2:04 am UTC

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Assess the claims made in this article about Facebook tagging of pictures:...

I think that the basic idea that emerges from the article is that individual users of facebook have to be aware of the changes made in tagging pictures. The process of "untagging" oneself from...

Latest answer posted November 18, 2012 2:06 pm UTC

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