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CLASSIFICATION OF COMPUTER BY SIZE

They are four classifications of a computer by size name:

(i) Microcomputer      

 (ii) Minicomputer

(iii) Mainframe computer

(iv) Supercomputer

Micro Computer: A microcomputer is the smallest computer that has a processor on a single silicon chip. Its CPU is a microprocessor chip. Examples of microcomputers are personal computers (PC), laptop computers, desktop computers, palmtop computers, etc.

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CLASSIFICATION OF COMPUTER BY TYPES

(i) Digital Computer: This is the type of computer in which data are represented in digital or in discrete form, for example, 0, 1,2,3,4,5, etc. It is a type of computer that is used for processing numeric information.

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COMPUTER ROOM AND MANAGEMENT ETHICS

Hits: 7COMPUTER ROOM AND MANAGEMENT ETHICS COMPUTER ROOM:  A computer room is a place where computers and other computer devices…

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ICT AREA OF APPLICATION

Hits: 9ICT AREA OF APPLICATION ICT in Agriculture: The application of ICT in agriculture is increasing important. E-agriculture is an…

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INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY

Hits: 47INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY ICT covers any product that will store, retrieve, manipulate, transmit or receive information electronically in…

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DIGITAL DIVIDE

DIGITAL DIVIDE

Digital divide is the gap between people with effective access to digital and information technology and those with very limited or no access at all.

It is the gap between those who use computers and the internet and those who do not. It is the unequal access by some members of society to information and communication technology, and the unequal acquisition of related skills.

Four major components that contribute to the digital divide are:

Social economic status
Income

 

al level
Race among other factors associated with technological attainment

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SEARCH ENGINE

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Information and Communication Technology (ICT)

Hits: 239.  Information and Communication Technology (ICT) INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY (ICT): Information and Communication Technology is an umbrella term…

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ELECTRONIC COUNTING DEVICE

Hits: 1734ELECTRONIC COUNTING DEVICE Electronic counting devices are the modern computer. The electronic counting devices are as follows: Herman Hollerith…

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ELECTRO-MECHANICAL COUNTING DEVICES

Hits: 2913ELECTRO-MECHANICAL COUNTING DEVICES Electro-mechanical counting devices are those counting devices that could be operated both electrically and mechanically These…

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