When we got close to the middle of the river, the guidesuddenly began making a low hooting sound. It was a signalof some kind, but for whom? We assumed he must be com-municating with the North Korean border guards he knew.We’d heard that some North Korean guards were in contactwith people in China, and some had supposedly even spokento foreign journalists who crossed this same river in search of interviews. We were denitely alert, but not fearful. Not yet.
The world of the print media is big: it includes everything related to books, periodicals and pictures. The world of the Internet is much bigger. It is that tremendous network which is leading to the upheaval of communications and working methods we are hearing so much about. Are these two worlds antagonistic or complementary? What is the influence of one world on the other, and vice versa? How does the world of the print media accept this tremendous means of communication which is the Internet? How does the Internet take into account this centuries-old tool which is the print...
Tourism is big business and getting bigger. In the 20 years from1980 to 2000
global tourism receipts increased at an annual rate of nearly 8 per cent,
much faster than the rate of world economic growth of around 3 per cent.
In 2000, income from tourism combined with passenger transport totaled
more than $575 billion, making this sector the world number one export
earner, ahead of automotive production, chemicals, petroleum and food
(UNEP web site1).
The code is shown below is simplest that you can imagine and does very unusual thing!
It is slightly bigger than "Hello World!" program but does much more.
It lists all files in the current directory if you run it like this:
mp3 collections, gargantuan software
programs, and multimegabyte video files
have left PC owners scrambling for free
storage space. The best solution for most
PC users is to buy and install a new hard
disk. Fortunately, now is a great time to
buy: Drives are bigger, faster, and cheaper
than ever. (For more on the recent crop
of drives, see “Livin’ Large” at www.
In the world of computers, networking is the practice of linking two or more computing devices together for the purpose of sharing data. Networks are built with a mix of computer hardware and computer software.
A network can consist of two computers connected together on a desk or it can consist of many smaller network connected together to form a bigger network across a continent.