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Exploring Information and Software Technology Fourth Edition

 

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    General

    Webopedia: Online computer dictionary for computer and internet terms and definitions
    http://www.webopedia.com/
    TechWeb: TechEncyclopedia
    http://www.techweb.com/encyclopedia/

    Networks

    Warriors of the Net
    http://www.warriorsofthe.net/

    Tutorials

    Saskatoon Catholic School: Computer Applications Course resources
    http://www.scs.sk.ca/edf/info/gpa9/interfaace.html
    University of West Georgia: Graphic Design Principals PowerPoint
    http://www.westga.edu/~distance/ppt/gooddesign_html97/

    Media games

    FreeArcade.com
    http://freearcade.com/

    Core concepts

    STORYBOARDING - Atomic Learning: StoryBoard Pro
    http://www.atomiclearning.com/storyboardpro
    HARDWARE - PCTechGuide
    http://www.pctechguide.com/
    HARDWARE - PBS: Transistorized! The Science of the Transistor
    http://www.pbs.org/transistor/science/
    HARDWARE - Tom's Hardware Guide
    http://www.tomshardware.com/
    SOFTWARE - Dave's HTML Code Guide
    http://www.davesite.com/webstation/html/
    SOFTWARE - GanttProject.org
    http://ganttproject.biz/
    SOFTWARE - Tucows
    http://www.tucows.com/
    ISSUES - Ergonomics Society
    http://www.ergonomics.org.uk/
    ISSUES - Cornell University Ergonomics Web
    http://ergo.human.cornell.edu/
    PROJECT PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT - TeacerTap: Online Collaborative Projects
    http://eduscapes.com/tap/topic1.htm
    PROJECT PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT - Schools on the Web: SDD Projects
    http://www.schools.ash.org.au/cbhs/sddprojects.htm
    EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES - Technology Review
    http://www.technologyreview.com/

    Digital media

    Digital Media Wire
    http://www.dmwmedia.com/

    Database design

    Teacher resources

    History of computing

    Computer History Museum
    http://www.computerhistory.org/
    The University of Melbourne: CSIRAC
    http://www.csse.unimelb.edu.au/dept/about/csirac/

    Authoring and multimedia

    GIMP The GNU Image Manipulation Program
    http://www.gimp.org/

    Robotics and automated systems

    Australian Centre for Field Robotics
    http://www.acfr.usyd.edu.au/
    KISS Institute for Practical Robotics
    http://www.kipr.org/
    NASA: The Robotics Alliance Project
    http://robotics.nasa.gov/

    Internet and website development

    Microsoft ASP.net
    http://www.asp.net/

    Software development and programming

    JAVA PROGRAMMING - SDN: Applets
    http://java.sun.com/applets/
    JAVA PROGRAMMING - JavaShareware
    http://www.javashareware.com/
    JAVA PROGRAMMING - WebTeacher: JavaScript
    http://webteacher.com/javascript/
    JAVA PROGRAMMING - JavaWorld
    http://www.javaworld.com/
    JAVA PROGRAMMING - Webdeveloper.com: Java
    http://www.webdeveloper.com/java/
    VISUAL BASIC SOFTWARE - CESPage.com: Visual Basic
    http://www.cespage.com/vb/tutorials.html
    VISUAL BASIC SOFTWARE - Visual Basic Explorer
    http://www.vbexplorer.com/VBExplorer/VBExplorer.asp
    VISUAL BASIC SOFTWARE - Microsoft Visual Basic Developer Center
    http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/vbasic/default.aspx

    Artificial intelligence, simulation and modelling

    Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence
    http://www.aaai.org/
    Tel-Aviv University Philosophy Department: Artificial Intelligence
    http://www.tau.ac.il/humanities/philos/ai/
    Kurzweil CyberArt Technologies: AARON
    http://www.kurzweilcyberart.com/

    Authors

    Carole Wilson