Week 2: Computer Application

Computer Application in Society:

The computer has changed society today as much as the industrial revolution changed society in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. People interact directly with computers in fields such as education, finance, government, health care, science, publishing, travel, and manufacturing. In addition, they can reap the benefits from breakthroughs and advances in these fields. The following pages describe how computers have made a difference in people’s interactions with these disciplines. Read Looking Ahead 1-1 for a look at how embedded computers may improve the quality of life.

  • Education
  • Finance
  • Science
  • Publishing 
  • Travel 
  • Manufacturing
  • Health Care
  • Government