Citations with the tag: COMPUTERS
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- How computers are used.
// World Almanac for Kids; 1996, p37
Cites the different functions that computers perform in various activities. Computers in education; Computers to assist in communication; Computers as art aids; Databases; Forecasting using computers; Computers in manufacturing; Other uses.
- Did you know?
// World Almanac for Kids; 1996, p41
Features fascinating facts about computers. The first computers ever used called abacuses; Information about the first electronic computer developed in 1946; Capabilities of computers used in the 1990s.
- How computers work.
// World Almanac for Kids; 1998, p36
Explains how computers function. The three necessary elements including hardware, software, and the user; Input; Processing; Storage; Output; Communication between computers; Software; CD-ROMs; Diagram of a computer system.
- How to select your computer system.
Corbett, Terry // African Business; Jan1998, Issue 228, p27
Focuses on various aspects of the computer. Components of the system; Factors which determines its speed; Important parts of the computer; Differences between the software and hardware.
- Computers: Paving the way to new...
Teicholz, E. // Architectural Record; Sep1988, Vol. 176 Issue 10, p151
Discusses how long-range space planning offers the greatest potential for architects in facility management and how to sell and charge for computer-aided facility-management services.
- Computers: Roundtable tackles the difficult issues.
Hoyt, C.K. // Architectural Record; Apr1989, Vol. 177 Issue 4, p133
Continues a roundtable discussion begun in `Architectural Record's' February issue concerning the use of computers, their capabilities in the profession of architecture, and ways to best utilize them.
- An expert panel explores the pros and cons of computerized specifications: Part II.
Hoyt, C.K. // Architectural Record; Aug1989, Vol. 177 Issue 9, p131
Continues coverage of a roundtable held this spring. Explores subjects ranging from cost-effectiveness to what lies ahead. Computerized specifications.
- Apple grows at Taliesin West.
Ross, S.S. // Architectural Record; Jan1990, Vol. 178 Issue 1, p171
Reports on a conference held at Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin West in which architects were given the opportunity to test Apple Macintosh based systems.
- Beyond computers as pencils.
Ross, S.S. // Architectural Record; Nov1990, Vol. 178 Issue 12, p25
Looks at how the computer revolution can, and will, finally begin to change the practice of architecture. Benefits; Worker productivity; Making automation work.
- New kid on the block.
Ballast, D. // Architectural Record; Feb1991, Vol. 179 Issue 2, p40
No abstract available.
- Beyond computers as pencils.
Fallon, K. // Architectural Record; Feb1991, Vol. 179 Issue 2, p50
No abstract available.
- Innovations in LED technology.
Bleznick, S. // Architectural Record; Feb1991, Vol. 179 Issue 2, Record Lighting p8
No abstract available.
- Designed with 3-D CAD components.
Lischewski, H. // Architectural Record; Apr1991, Vol. 179 Issue 4, p43
Summarizes the computer-aided modeling technique used by Russo and Sonder, architects, to produce various 3-D building elements and design variations.
- Computers: Keeping it simple.
Hughs, J. // Architectural Record; May1992, Vol. 180 Issue 5, p40
Looks at how CAD is used by small architectural firms to complete big projects while keeping costs down. Discusses CAD's uses and benefits. Search for a system; Implementation; New developments.
- Computers: Emerging changes in the architect's workplace.
Ross, S.S. // Architectural Record; Jun1992, Vol. 180 Issue 6, p50
Examines how computers are changing the intellectual, physical and economic environment for architects. Discusses how technological tools will be used together to offer flexibility. Compatibility; Organization; Product databases; Concerns. INSET: Covering that computer trade show (the A/E/C...
- Product reviews from A/E/C.
Ross, Steven S. // Architectural Record; Aug1992, Vol. 180 Issue 8, p44
Offers a look at some of the software and hardware displayed at the recent national A/E/C Systems meeting in Dallas. The underlying theme is software compatibility.
- Canada helps CAD research.
Ross, Steven S. // Architectural Record; Sep1992, Vol. 180 Issue 9, p36
Covers the recent `Computers in Architecture Think Tank' hosted by Vancouver architects Aitken Wreglesworth Associates Ltd. It brought together Canadian and United States practitioners, academics, computer consultants and suppliers in an effort to gain a competitive edge in the market by...
- Supercomputers: vital research tool.
Scott, W.B. // Aviation Week & Space Technology; 7/25/88, Vol. 129 Issue 4, p36
Reports on the large-scale numerical simulation techniques made possible by the latest generation of supercomputers, and their potential for giving insight into areas that were not previously feasible to study. US computer complexes; Research and testing; Computer power and advancements;...
- Industry, defense pursue development of...
Nordwall, B.D. // Aviation Week & Space Technology; 11/14/88, Vol. 129 Issue 20, p101
Reports that the neurocomputer potential is great enough to warrant research efforts on the part of nearly every major defense contractor. Neurocomputers learn from examples rather than from software instructions. The technology may hold the key to capabilities that have eluded conventional...
- Mil-spec notebook.
Nordwall, B.D. // Aviation Week & Space Technology; 4/29/96, Vol. 144 Issue 18, p72
Reviews the IN Lite Mil-Spec PC, a laptop computer from Kontron Elektronik Corp. Made to military specifications; Features; Contact point.
- The PC corner.
Qualls, John H. // Business Economics; Jan1991, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p64
Reports on the results of a personal computer survey of readers of `Business Economics' magazine. Types of machines and software used; Connection into networks.
- New home videotex services expand the PC's possibilities.
Ness, I. // Black Enterprise; May90, Vol. 20 Issue 10, p37
Discusses the ways in which videotex innovations offer a world of information and services that people can use at home with a personal computer (PC). Major companies in the videotex market and the products they offer; Diverse applications.
- Sorting out the organizers.
Miller, S. // Black Enterprise; Oct90, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p41
Offers advice on selecting an electronic organizer. Pocket organizers; Notebook PCs; Laptop computers; Key features of each; How to determine which best meets personal needs.
- Is the pen mightier than the keyboard?
Allman, Lynda // CA Magazine; Mar1995, Vol. 128 Issue 2, p13
Argues that investing on computer technologies is not always practical. Disadvantages of using voice-based and pen-based computers; Instability of software.
- Computers: Point (and click) of sales.
Sutton, Judy // Crain's Chicago Business; 11/18/96, Vol. 19 Issue 47, pSR10
Presents information on the utilization of computers in the business environment. Citing of Cliff Capone, director of Midwest sales for Curtco Freedom Group; Comments from Capone.
- Great Britain leads world in computer-to-student ratio.
Sutton, Judy // Community College Week; 10/06/97, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p11
States that Great Britain has the highest computer to-student ratio in the world according to reports. How many British householders own computers.
- Computers in sight.
Sutton, Judy // Current Health 2; Nov92, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p27
Reports that a New Jersey doctor has invented a type of computer-aided eyeglasses to help persons with poor vision caused by damage to the optic nerve. The eyeglasses feature a tiny video camera mounted on the frame. Images enhanced by a high-speed computer; Small desktop computer system...
Sutton, Judy // Country Living; Mar1996, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p72
Features various computers. Canon Creative CD-ROM; Canon Bubble Jet color printer; Compaq LTE 5000 Notebook; Home Repair Encyclopedia CD-ROM.
- Can a computer bring your own true love?
Bonte, Kathleen Brady // Cosmopolitan; Feb1993, Vol. 214 Issue 2, p104
Discusses the possibility of finding love on ALINE, an interactive computer service accessed through a personal computer and a modem. Details of the service; The experience the author had using ALINE; Details of a blind date she had with a man she met via the service.
- Getting your PC from `good morning' to `Guten Tag.'
Belsie, Laurent // Christian Science Monitor; 2/25/97, Vol. 89 Issue 62, p12
Reports that speech-recognition programs for personal computers are already moving into the consumer market. Information on the Janus Project, at the Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh; What a computer will have to be able to do to communicate effectively; Steps in real-time translation.
- Computer product news.
Belsie, Laurent // Contractor Magazine; Jan1998, Vol. 45 Issue 1, p46
Presents information on various software applications available for the mechanical contracting industry. Detailed information on their uses.
- Pick your software well, the hardware will follow.
Schmitt, Joseph // Contractor Magazine; Mar1998, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p16
Presents information on how the proper selection of a software package is more important than that of a hardware package. Reason that the choice of software is so important; How software can enhance a business; How best to select software that is right for your needs.
- Computer product news.
Schmitt, Joseph // Contractor Magazine; Mar1998, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p44
Presents information on computer products for businesses. Identification of the varying products; Information on the companies that made the products; Details on the different software packages; Reference to the AutoSPRINK software package.
- Computer productivity tools.
Schmitt, Joseph // Design News; 12/1/97, Vol. 53 Issue 24, p120
Features various productivity tools for use in computers. Functions of the DesignSpace 3.0 for SolidWorks 97Plus and Autodesk Mechanical Desktop; Details on the SolidView 2.1; What plastic part designers can determine with the Part Adviser, 3-D analysis system.
- Industrial computer serves up Web pages.
Legg, Gary // Design News; 5/20/2002, Vol. 58 Issue 10, p19
Provides information on the PPM-TX single-board computer from WinSystems. Features and capabilities; Advantages; Application requirements.
- Consumers are thinking digital.
Legg, Gary // Drug Store News; 8/4/97, Vol. 19 Issue 12, p41
Presents information on consumers using computers and computer-related equipment in the United States.
- OM-1 group offers MPEG API standard.
Legg, Gary // Electronic News (10616624); 3/20/95, Vol. 41 Issue 2057, p69
Reports that the MPEG standards group OM-1 has started offering its final version of its DOS MPEG applications programming interface (API). Japanese companies' formation of a Japan-based counterpart to OM-1, known as the Open MPEG Windows Forum; Clarifications to the MPEG API.
- 486 vendors shift battle lines.
DeTar, Jim; Krause, Reinhardt // Electronic News (10616624); 6/5/95, Vol. 41 Issue 2068, p1
Looks at shifts in positions by 486 computer vendors. Advanced Micro Devices' introduction of its 120 MHz 486DX4 microprocessor; Texas Instruments' sampling of an 80MHz 486DX2; Cyrix's planned exit from the 486 market by the end of 1995; Comments by Cyrix's Steve Tobak.
- What drives 1996?
DeTar, Jim; Krause, Reinhardt // Electronic News (10616624); 3/4/96, Vol. 42 Issue 2106, p4
Forecasts the sales of computers and computer-related products in the United States in 1996.
- Beam me up.
DeTar, Jim; Krause, Reinhardt // ENR: Engineering News-Record; 01/05/98, Vol. 240 Issue 1, p14
States that incorporating a complex computer and mechanical system for a Las Vegas Hilton ride required over 400 change orders in 11 months. Implications of the changes; Where the inspiration for the system came from; Indepth look at the ride; Who it was designed by.
- PC buyer's guide.
Miller, S. // Essence (Essence); Dec89, Vol. 20 Issue 8, p107
Presents guidelines for buying a personal computer. Deciding on a computer; Choosing a system; Basic equipment; Finding information; Price.
- Computer gunned down.
Miller, S. // Editor & Publisher; 07/19/97, Vol. 130 Issue 29, p55
Reports that a 43-year-old resident of Issaquah, Washington gunned down his home-office computer because it refused to boot properly.
- Hard facts on software.
Lamendola, Mark // EC&M Electrical Construction & Maintenance; Aug98, Vol. 97 Issue 9, p64A
Offers advice on creating a good computer system. Installation of a second hard drive; Consideration of using Microsoft Corp.'s Windows NT and DOS operating system; Use of a huge pagefile on each drive of the computer.
- Computer trends.
Hastings, John // Fairfield County Business Journal; 04/28/97, Vol. 36 Issue 17, p33
Looks at trends in computers in the United States as of April 28, 1997. Announcement of a new industry-standard specification that will allow new computers to share interchangeable peripheral devices; American Computer Exchange index of used computer prices.
- Computer trends.
Hastings, John // Fairfield County Business Journal; 07/14/97, Vol. 36 Issue 28, p21
Reports on computer trends in the United States. CPU chip as the most expensive component in a computer; Decline in prices for 486 computers due to lower prices on Pentiums; Advantages of a 486 computer.
- Getting past the incivilities.
Acunto, Stephen H. // Forum (10566937); Apr97, Issue 179, p40
Opinion. Reports on the difficulties which some people face in becoming familiar with a computer. Information provided by the Independent Insurance Agents Association of New York's Automation Committee members.
- Computers information technology and accesories.
Acunto, Stephen H. // Government Product News; May96, Vol. 35 Issue 5, p14
Presents information on accessories and technological innovations related to computers. Information on the Bigfoot 5.25-in. hard drive, water-proof Model TDC2 Data Collector, Printronix L/1024 which is a laser label printer and other products; Cost of products; Manufacturers information.
- Computers are compact and rugged.
Acunto, Stephen H. // Hydraulics & Pneumatics (1996); Dec2000, Vol. 53 Issue 12, p12
Features the Ultra-compact Series 2700 industrial computers designed by Laversab to perform both indoors and outdoors even in wet and dirty environments. Operation of the computer at extreme temperature range; Hardware; Programs.
- Patient Records in the information age.
Detmer, Don E.; Steen, Elaine B. // Issues in Science & Technology; Spring93, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p24
Advocates the use of computer-based system of medical data in the United States health care system. Traditional medical records and the demands on the system; Uses and users of patient data; Ideal computer-based patient record (CPR) described by the Institute of Medicine in 1989; Development of...
- This Small Set of Keys Can Open Many Doors!
Detmer, Don E.; Steen, Elaine B. // Journal of Rehabilitation; Apr-Jun95, Vol. 61 Issue 2, p84
Informs about `The Artic TransType,' a small computer with talking keyboard that can also be used by blind people. Features of TransType; Other details.