Reviews the history of computer science, discusses concepts, and profiles contributors in the field. Also explores the impact of computers on society, with examples in literature and film to illustrate and support trends. Organized in four separate topical volumes, with articles in each volume arranged A-Z . Includes illustrations, sidebars, bibliographies, filmographies, timelines, charts, and a glossary. For general audiences. 4 volumes.Game Controllers ONLINE GAMING Video games for the home computer can be costly, especially for avid players. ... But will people pay to play online games that were once offered for free? ... will pay, if anything. capacitor a fundamental electrical component used for storing electrical charge potentiometer an element in ... can be mechanically adjusted (a variable resistor) While the one-handed joystick was sufficient for early games, it proved awkward for other sophisticated software.
|Title||:||Computer Sciences: Software and hardware|
|Author||:||Roger R. Flynn|
|Publisher||:||Macmillan _ - 2002-06|