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Computer Hardware (02:02): Processors
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Before keyboards, printers, even monitors there was processing. Processing is the reason ...

Before keyboards, printers, even monitors there was processing. Processing is the reason computers are computers. Processing is the ability of the computer to take in raw data and basically make sense of it.

In this video we look at: Microprocessor (CPUs), Moore's Law, and Motherboard.

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Business and Information Technology
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Mr. Ford's Class
Author:
Scott Ford
Date Added:
10/10/2017
Computer Hardware (02:06): Output Devices
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Our last video in our Computer Hardware lesson, part of the Introduction ...

Our last video in our Computer Hardware lesson, part of the Introduction to Computers course.

This video looks at the most common output devices found on a computer we also list out top 5 resources, be sure to check them out.

http://arstechnica.com/
http://www.cnet.com/
http://www.newegg.com/
http://www.tigerdirect.com/
http://www.tomshardware.com/

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Mr. Ford's Class
Author:
Scott Ford
Date Added:
10/10/2017
Computer Software (03:01): Software Basics
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The first video in the Computer Software series, part of our Introduction ...

The first video in the Computer Software series, part of our Introduction to Computers course. This video looks at the general types of software, software development, the software development life cycle, as well as explains what computer programers do.

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Business and Information Technology
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Mr. Ford's Class
Author:
Scott Ford
Date Added:
10/10/2017
Computer Software (03:02): Boot Process
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Welcome to one of the most geeky videos in the entire series. ...

Welcome to one of the most geeky videos in the entire series. This video will introduce you to the computer boot process, the way a computer starts from the moment you turn the computer on, till the operating system kicks in.

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Mr. Ford's Class
Author:
Scott Ford
Date Added:
10/10/2017
Computer Software (03:04): Types of Operating System
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In the previous video we looked at the basics of operating systems. ...

In the previous video we looked at the basics of operating systems. In this video we take a look at the current operating systems available to consumer. In addition to looking at Windows, we also cover the current Mac OS X, Linux and Mobile Operating systems.

Links from video:
http://www.ubuntu.com/
http://knopper.net/knoppix/index-en.html

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Mr. Ford's Class
Author:
Scott Ford
Date Added:
10/10/2017
Computer Software (03:05): Application Software
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Our last video in the Computer Software lesson, part of our Introduction ...

Our last video in the Computer Software lesson, part of our Introduction to Computers curriculum.

In this video we look at the types of application users can find. We talk about business software and personal software. We also give our 3-5 to picks for viewers to check out.

Links from video:
http://www.lynda.com/
http://teamtreehouse.com/
https://www.udemy.com/courses/
https://evernote.com/
http://www.openoffice.org/
http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/thunderbird/
http://bricklin.com/history/vcexecutable.htm
http://www.cultofmac.com/90060/how-to-completely-uninstall-software-under-mac-os-x-macrx/
https://reporting.bsa.org/r/report/add.aspx?src=us&ln=en-us

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Mr. Ford's Class
Author:
Scott Ford
Date Added:
10/10/2017
Database (08:02): Database Management Systems
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Database Management Systems is the software that allows us to create and ...

Database Management Systems is the software that allows us to create and use a database. This video looks at the DBMS, their functions, some examples of popular software solutions and a quick look at Structured Query Language (SQL)

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Mr. Ford's Class
Author:
Scott Ford
Date Added:
10/10/2017
Database (08:04): Some Final Bits
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Our final database video. This one looks at some odds and ends. ...

Our final database video. This one looks at some odds and ends. We examine: Data Warehouse, Data Mining, Big Data. I also talk about the ethics of data mining from the NSA and CDC, and how they are different.

We also give out top picks for the lesson.

Links from Video:
•http://www.w3schools.com/sql/
•What is Database & SQL by Guru99 http://youtu.be/FR4QIeZaPeM
•What is a database http://youtu.be/t8jgX1f8kc4
•MySQL Database For Beginners https://www.udemy.com/mysql-database-for-beginners2/

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Mr. Ford's Class
Author:
Scott Ford
Date Added:
10/10/2017
Digital Media (07:01): Introduction
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The first video in the digital media series. Digital Media is defined ...

The first video in the digital media series. Digital Media is defined as: any media that are encoded in a machine-readable format. It can be created, viewed, distributed, modified and preserved on computers.

In this lesson we will look at the following:
-Digital Publications
-Digital Audio
-Digital Graphics
-Digital Photography
-Digital Video

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Mr. Ford's Class
Author:
Scott Ford
Date Added:
10/10/2017
Digital Media (07:02): Digital Publications
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We continue our look at digital media with digital publications. We examine ...

We continue our look at digital media with digital publications. We examine eBooks, self publishing, two great authors, the death of traditional newspapers, blog and microblogs.

Links from Video:
-http://www.createspace.com/
-http://www.lulu.com/
-http://jlbourne.com/
-http://monsterhunternation.com/
-https://wordpress.com/
-https://www.tumblr.com/
-https://www.facebook.com/mrfordsclasslearning
-https://twitter.com/mrfordsclass

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Mr. Ford's Class
Author:
Scott Ford
Date Added:
10/10/2017
Digital Media (07:04): Digital Audio Production
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Part 2 of 2 focusing on digital audio. This is part of ...

Part 2 of 2 focusing on digital audio. This is part of our Introduction to Computers - Digital Media lessons.

This lesson looks at how we get audio into and out of the computer:
-Sound cards
-Microphones
-Audio editing software
-Speaker configurations

Links from Lesson:
-http://grooveshark.com/
-http://www.jango.com/
-http://www.pandora.com/
-https://www.spotify.com
-http://www.iheart.com/
-http://audacity.sourceforge.net/

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Mr. Ford's Class
Author:
Scott Ford
Date Added:
10/10/2017
Digital Media (07:05): Digital Imagining
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Video 5 of our Digital Media, Introduction to Computers series. In this ...

Video 5 of our Digital Media, Introduction to Computers series. In this video we look at digital imagining.

Topics covered:
•Color Modes
•Image File Format
•Digital Cameras
•Image Quality
•Image Editing Software
•Online Photo Albums

Links from Video:
•https://www.flickr.com/
•http://picasa.google.com/
•http://www.shutterfly.com/
•http://www.smugmug.com/
•http://www.tomsguide.com/us/dslr-vs-mirrorless-cameras,news-17736.html
•http://www.gimp.org/

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Mr. Ford's Class
Author:
Scott Ford
Date Added:
10/10/2017
Digital Media (07:06): Digital Video
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The last video in our digital media series from Introduction to Computers. ...

The last video in our digital media series from Introduction to Computers.

This video looks at the basic of digital video including: frame rate per second, SD/HD, pixels, aspect ratio, things to look for when buying, streaming video, and video editing software. We also give out digital media picks.

Links from Video:
-http://www.videomaker.com/
-File Format http://bit.ly/1m5gMVM
-http://www.hulu.com/
-http://vimeo.com/
-https://www.netflix.com
-http://www.ustream.tv/
-http://audacity.sourceforge.net/
-http://www.mediacollege.com/
-http://www.bhphotovideo.com/

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Mr. Ford's Class
Author:
Scott Ford
Date Added:
10/10/2017
Digital World (01:01):  Introduction to Computers
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Our first lesson in our FREE Introduction to Computers/ Business Computers Information ...

Our first lesson in our FREE Introduction to Computers/ Business Computers Information Systems (BCIS) course.

This video will introduce new students to this series and what they can expect.
Our first lesson in our FREE Introduction to Computers/ Business Computers Information Systems (BCIS) course.

This video will introduce new students to this series and what they can expect.
Our first lesson in our FREE Introduction to Computers/ Business Computers Information Systems (BCIS) course.

This video will introduce new students to this series and what they can expect.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Mr. Ford's Class
Author:
Scott Ford
Date Added:
10/10/2017
Digital World (01:04): What is a Computer
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The fourth and final video in our Lesson 1 Digital World series ...

The fourth and final video in our Lesson 1 Digital World series looks at what exactly is a computer. We take a quick look at the history of the PC, the general components of a computer and answer the question "what kind of computer should I buy."

Our next lesson series, will focus on computer hardware.

Links from video:
http://lifehacker.com/
http://www.thinkgeek.com/
http://www.techguylabs.com/
http://www.digitalliteracy.gov/

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Mr. Ford's Class
Author:
Scott Ford
Date Added:
10/10/2017
Electronic Commerce (09:01): Introduction
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The last lesson in our Introduction to Computer series. This video looks ...

The last lesson in our Introduction to Computer series. This video looks at the basics of eCommerce. We define some basic terms and give examples.

Links from Video:
•Uncommon Adornments http://www.uncommonadornments.com/
•http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Mrfordsclass
•http://www.cafepress.com/

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Mr. Ford's Class
Author:
Scott Ford
Date Added:
10/10/2017
Electronic Commerce (09:02): E-Commerce Technologies
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This is the software and IT systems that support transactions over networks. ...

This is the software and IT systems that support transactions over networks. We look at: E-Commerce Hosts, Digital Money and Online Advertising.

This is out last video in the Introduction to Computers, BCIS, BIM series. We thank you for watching and look forward to seeing you in our next course.

Links from Video:
•What is Bitcoin? http://youtu.be/Gc2en3nHxA4
•Please Subscribe http://www.pleasesubscribefilm.com/
•http://www.storenvy.com/
•http://www.cafepress.com/

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Mr. Ford's Class
Author:
Scott Ford
Date Added:
10/10/2017
Information Security (06:01): Introduction
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Simply put, this is one of my most favorite topics when it ...

Simply put, this is one of my most favorite topics when it comes to talking about computers. In this video we layout the order of this lesson, as well as give basic definitions of:
•Machine-Level Security
•Network Security
•Internet Security
•Social Engineering

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Mr. Ford's Class
Author:
Scott Ford
Date Added:
10/10/2017
Information Security (06:02): Physical Security
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The act of physically protecting the computers. The first rule of any ...

The act of physically protecting the computers. The first rule of any type of computer safety is restricting physical access to it. If a bad guy can get their hands on the computer assume they will be able to gain access to all data contained within.

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Mr. Ford's Class
Author:
Scott Ford
Date Added:
10/10/2017
Information Security (06:03): Authentication
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Our third video in our Information Security series (part of the Introduction ...

Our third video in our Information Security series (part of the Introduction to Computer course) focuses on Authentication. Authentication is basically proving you are who you say you are

There are three forms of authentication
•Something you know
•Something you have
•Something about you

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Mr. Ford's Class
Author:
Scott Ford
Date Added:
10/10/2017
Information Security (06:04): Protecting Your Data
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This video focuses on date protection. We look at how to migrate ...

This video focuses on date protection. We look at how to migrate your data from old to new devices, the importance of data backup AND how to make sure no one can steal your data off a discarded hard drive.

Data is always priceless

Three topics:
-Data migration
-Data backup
-Data disposal

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Mr. Ford's Class
Date Added:
10/10/2017
Information Security (06:05): Network Security
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Steps taken to protect computer networks. We cover permissions, user policies (especially ...

Steps taken to protect computer networks. We cover permissions, user policies (especially how they can get you fired), expectations of privacy, and wireless security.

Links from Video:
-The System Administrator Song http://youtu.be/OpGN3oT1thA

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Mr. Ford's Class
Author:
Scott Ford
Date Added:
10/10/2017
Information Security (06:06): Internet Security
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Our 6 video in the Information Security series (part of Introduction to ...

Our 6 video in the Information Security series (part of Introduction to Computers). We introduce students to the concept of Internet Security.

Specifically we look at defining the players: hackers, crackers, and script kiddies. We also look at steps the home user should take to harden the computer: keep their computer updates, run anti-malware software, and have a firewall.

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Mr. Ford's Class
Author:
Scott Ford
Date Added:
10/10/2017
Information Security (06:07): Malware
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Video 7 of our information security series (part of Introduction to Computers) ...

Video 7 of our information security series (part of Introduction to Computers) we examine malware. Malware is a blanket term that means malicious code, it includes things like viruses, Trojans, worms and spyware.

Links from Video:
-AVG by Grisoft: http://free.avg.com/us-en/homepage
-AVAST: http://www.avast.com
-ClamWin: http://www.clamwin.com/
-Microsoft Security Essentials: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/security-essentials-download

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Mr. Ford's Class
Author:
Scott Ford
Date Added:
10/10/2017
Information Security (06:08): Social Engineering
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Our last video in the Information Security lesson covers my favorite topic, ...

Our last video in the Information Security lesson covers my favorite topic, social engineering. In this video we look at: Dumpster Diving, Shoulder Surfing, Tailgating, and Spam & Phishing.

I also tell the story about how I used tailgating to get access to a classroom at the FBI Academy.

Links from Video:
•Internet Storm Center: https://isc.sans.edu/
•SNORT: https://www.snort.org/
•Security Now: http://twit.tv/sn
•Internet Crime Complaint Center: http://www.ic3.gov/default.aspx
•Hak5: http://hak5.org/
•Facecrooks (facebook.com/Facecrooks)

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Mr. Ford's Class
Author:
Scott Ford
Date Added:
10/10/2017
The Internet (04:01): Networks 101
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The first video in the Internet series of videos supporting the Introduction ...

The first video in the Internet series of videos supporting the Introduction to Computers and BCIS series.

In this video we talk about what is a computer network and how that relates to the Internet. We also talk about some of the basic types of network hardware we need to make a network as well as the difference between a LAN and WAN.

If you have no background in networking this is the video to start with before you go any further into the Internet series.

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Mr. Ford's Class
Author:
Scott Ford
Date Added:
10/10/2017
The Internet (04:02): Internet Basics
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We love our definitions and in this video we define what the ...

We love our definitions and in this video we define what the Internet is. We take a quick look at how the Internet got its start. Finally we look at how to get on the Internet, how to pick the right ISP and check to see how fast you are surfing.

Links from video:
http://www.speedtest.net/
http://speedtest.comcast.net/

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Mr. Ford's Class
Author:
Scott Ford
Date Added:
10/10/2017
The Internet (04:03): Technologies of the Internet
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Get ready to Geek out. In this video we take a look ...

Get ready to Geek out. In this video we take a look under the hood of the Internet. We see what technologies run the Internet and more importantly how the make our lives easier.

Topics we cover include :
*TCP/IP
*HTTP & HTTPS
*FTP
*SMTP
*POP3
*Telnet

Links from Video:
FileZilla https://filezilla-project.org/
CuteFTP: http://www.cuteftp.com/
SmartFTP; http://www.smartftp.com/
Cyberduck: http://cyberduck.io/?l=en
Mozilla Thunderbird: http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/thunderbird/
Star Wars ASCII: http://youtu.be/Dgwyo6JNTDA

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Mr. Ford's Class
Author:
Scott Ford
Date Added:
10/10/2017
The Internet (04:04): The World Wide Web Part 1
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Because the World Wide Web is such an important part of the ...

Because the World Wide Web is such an important part of the Internet it gets a two part video. In this part we look at the history of the World Wide Web, as well as what the web is, and Hypertext Transport Protocol (HTTP).

In part we examine:
*Uniform Resource Locator (URL)
*Dynamic Name Server (DNS)
*Hypertext Markup Language (HTML)

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Mr. Ford's Class
Author:
Scott Ford
Date Added:
10/10/2017
The Internet (04:04): The World Wide Web Part 2
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We continue our look at the World Wide Web. in the previous ...

We continue our look at the World Wide Web. in the previous video we looked the history of the web, as well as what Hypertext Transport Protocol (HTTP) was.

In this video we complete our look at the WWW and cover:
*Uniform Resource Locator (URL)
*Dynamic Name Server (DNS)
*Hypertext Markup Language (HTML)

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Mr. Ford's Class
Author:
Scott Ford
Date Added:
10/10/2017
The Internet (04:05): Cloud Computing
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The final video in our series on the Internet. In this one ...

The final video in our series on the Internet. In this one we look at what is cloud computing as well as some example of how cloud computing makes your life so much cooler.

We also present our top website to check out.

Links from the video:
-w3schools http://www.w3schools.com/
-HostGator http://www.hostgator.com/
-Bitly https://bitly.com/
-Google URL Shortener http://goo.gl/
-The IT Crowd - Series 3 - Episode 4: The Internet -http://youtu.be/iDbyYGrswtg
-Paul Soares Jr. https://www.youtube.com/user/paulsoaresjr

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Mr. Ford's Class
Author:
Scott Ford
Date Added:
10/10/2017