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Computing Essentials 2025
Computing Essentials 2025

Computing Essentials 2025

ISBN10: 1265700176 | ISBN13: 9781265700171
By Timothy O'Leary, Linda O'Leary and Daniel O'Leary

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Computing Essentials adds a focus on the growing impact of AI tools on industries andcareers, ethical considerations of AI, AI presence in social media, andinnovative uses of AI. These concepts have been incorporated into the maintext, as well as the Privacy, Ethics, Community, Making IT Work for You, and ALook to the Future features.

1 Information Technology, the Internet, and You 
2 The Internet, the Web, and Electronic Commerce 
3 Application Software 
4 System Software 
5 The System Unit 
6 Input and Output 
7 Secondary Storage 
8 Communications and Networks 
9 Privacy, Security, and Ethics 
10 Information Systems 
11 Databases 
12 Systems Analysis and Design 
13 Programming and Languages 
The Evolution of the Computer Age 
The Computer Buyer’s Guide 

About the Author

Timothy O'Leary

Tim O'Leary has taught courses at Stark Technical College in Canton, Ohio, and at Rochester Institute of Technology in upstate New York. He currently is a professor emeritus at Arizona State University.

Linda O'Leary

Linda O'Leary offered her expertise at Arizona State University for several years as an academic advisor. She also presented and developed materials for major corporations, such as Motorola, Intel, Honeywell, and AT&T, as well as various community colleges in the Phoenix area.

Daniel O'Leary

Dan O'Leary completed his Ph.D. in electrical engineering and has had significant experience in teaching and consulting in information technology. Dr. O'Leary has taught at the University of California at Santa Cruz and at City College of San Francisco, developed energy-related labs at NASA, and worked as a database administrator and as a consultant in information systems.

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