Word processing

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Word processing software allows you to use a computer to draft, correct and print written documents such as letters, press articles, invoices, contracts or advertisements. Word processing is one of the most popular applications. In its simplest form, a program … Read More

Desktop publishing

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Desktop publishing, commonly abbreviated DTP, involves preparing documents for printing using a computer instead of the historical processes of typography and photocomposition. Desktop publishing is done using specialized software, called page layout software or desktop publishing software, similar to regular … Read More

Client-server exchange in web technology

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The Uniform Resource Locator (URL) is the conventional description of the location of a document on the web. It has three parts: The protocol to use specified before the // (HTTP: for HTTP, HTTPS for encrypted HTTP, for Web documents, … Read More

Brief History of the Internet

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As far back as the early stirrings of the Cold War, the concept of a network connecting computers was under development by both government and university researchers looking for a better means to communicate and share research. The military at the … Read More

A Brief Timeline in Internet Development

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There is no doubt about it—the Internet has changed the world we live in. Never before has it been so easy to access information; communicate with people all over the globe; and share articles, videos, photos, and all manner of … Read More

e-Book publishing market

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Book publishing is the ‘oldest’ of the media and content industries, as it can be traced back to the 1st century AD when the modern book format was introduced. The codex, a book made of a number of sheets of … Read More

International Conference on Big Data, IOT and Blockchain (BIBC 2020), Dubai 2020

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October 24 – 25, 2020, Dubai, UAE Call for Papers International Conference on Big Data, IOT and Blockchain (BIBC 2020) will provide an excellent international forum for sharing knowledge and results in theory, methodology and applications of Big Data, IoT … Read More

Web Applications

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On the server The web is used as a technical platform to allow the manipulation of applications hosted on web servers. In such applications, programs and data reside on a web server – unlike conventional applications which reside on the … Read More

An application for COVID-19 was installed on all smartphones

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An application for COVID-19 was installed in both Android and iOS mobile phones in their settings, following the update of the operating systems. On Android devices, go to “Settings” then “Google”, and you will find there the application “COVID-19 exposure … Read More

Blockchain and the causal tree of reference

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In a previous article, Philosophy of Blockchain Technology – Ontologies, (Sfetcu 2019) I talked about applying Paul Ricœur’s narrative theory in developing an ontology of blockchain technology. In this section I intend to highlight the idea of an analogy between … Read More

Big Data Ethics

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Ethical issues Big Data ethics involves adherence to the concepts of right and wrong behavior regarding data, especially personal data. Big Data ethics focuses on structured or unstructured data collectors and disseminators. Big Data ethics is supported, at EU level, … Read More

Legal aspects of Big Data – GDPR

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The use of Big Data presents significant legal problems, especially in terms of data protection. The existing legal framework of the European Union based in particular on the Directive no. 46/95/EC and the General Regulation on the Protection of Personal … Read More

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