60 pts., Jan. 10
Each question is worth 4 points.
Processor is to software as brain is to mind. In a sense, within the PC, software is knowledge.
A video card needs a fast connection to the processor, so it would use the PCI bus. A modem can make due with a slower connection, so it could use the ISA bus.
RAM is temporary, its contents being lost when the computer is turned off, while disk is permanent. Well, at least until you erase the data.
A client is a computer which requests data. A server is a computer which answers the request and supplies the requested data.
One way is through a major service provider, such as AOL, Prodigy, or Compuserve. Another way is through an Internet service provider.
Penn State's environmental center. It's a nice place, you should visit it; I saw my first bald eagle there.
Yes, but only one is famous for starting the oil boom.
``So long as men can breath or eyes can see,
So long lives this and this gives life to thee.''
Open the File menu and choose Get more messages.
What will I use it for? ``Will my check bounce'' came in a close second.
One of the computer ``boutiques,'' because they provide the most service and support. The superstores don't usually provide that high a level of support.
In an effort to move into the ``first world,'' the entire country is going digital. Blueprints, layout of roads and subways, everything will be in a massive database. Subway use will be tracked and even the locations of individuals can be determined.
http is the service type being requested. The server is www.yoyodyne.com. /pub/files/foobar.html is the location of the information being requested.
They are waging court battles regarding free speech and privacy on the Internet. Specifically, export restrictions on cryptography technology.