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software and hardware
Hardware and Software A computer system is generally considered to be made of two parts—the hardware and the software. The hardware consists of the physical parts of the machine. The software consists of the information and the instructions given to the computer that enables it to operate. The information is called data and the set of instructions is called program. Programming Programming...
Computer Operation System
Computer Operation Number Crunching: Earlier, calculating the payroll of a large company required millions of arithmetical calculations, but today, it can be done by a central computer because manipulating numbers—number crunching—is what a computer does in the best manner. Data Processing: As a data processor, the computer demonstrates another strength. Professionals feed the information (data) into it in the form of...
Technological Revolution
Technological Revolution The origins of the present technological revolution can be traced to the 1930s. The thermionic valve discovered in 1904, was found to be useful as an accounting device by Wynn Williams in 1931. The Harvard mark 1 Computer designed by Howard Aikenis was the world's first digital computer which made usage of electro­mechanical devices. It was developed jointly...
Digital Computer | Electronic Brains | Definition | Examples | Fundamentals
Digital Logic and Computer Design Electronic Brains The modem computers are capable of such fantastic feats that these have often been termed as electronic brains, but these cannot be called intelligent in the human sense. Their ‘brains’ are not capable of thinking like a human brain. In fact, these sophisticated machines can only do what they are commanded to. The Digital...
Computer Awareness
Introduction This is the era of information technology. We are bound to witness a computer revolution in which information processing and retrieval are being done reliably at incredible speeds. Today, computers are to be found in every walk of life. This miraculous device can even be found in children's toys, word processors, pocket calculators, industrial robots, home appliances etc.,' to...

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