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Relays and Logic Gates – How to Make a Computer: Part I

Relays and Logic Gates – How to Make a Computer: Part I

In our culture, it’s almost impossible to spend a day without interacting with computers. Almost all of our work and communication is facilitated by computers, and we entertain ourselves by watching computers, often consuming content that is about computers. But despite our society’s heavy reliance on them, it seems like relatively few people actually know […]

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The Jeremy Linux Lab at MJC

The Jeremy Linux Lab at MJC

Hey guys! Chelsea here, coming to you from Modesto Junior College’s Center for Advanced Technologies. This is a very exciting place for computer graphics and computer science folks. In this video, I’m gonna tell you a little bit about The Jeremy Michael Kelley Linux Lab. Let’s go! (“Pop” sound effect) Here we are. Linux is […]

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How Computer Memory Works – Computerphile

How Computer Memory Works – Computerphile

So we saw how the Mac used 30 pin SIMS like this to store its memory And we’ll look later at what sort of information the computer stores in these things But for now, I just want to look at how this actually stores information. Now as I’m sure all of you are aware, it […]

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Manchester Baby: world’s first stored program computer

Manchester Baby: world’s first stored program computer

In about 1966 I asked Professor Kilburn, why is it whenever I open a computer science textbook I get the American origins of computers but the Brits are nowhere? So Tom took his pipe out of his mouth and said those who need to know do know What was special about the Baby was that […]

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Computer Science is Changing Everything

I think 19th century was about the Industrial Revolution, about electricity, about disrupting their agricultural society and making it more advanced. The 20th century was about physics and engineering, to do more things easier in our everyday life from refrigerators to washing machines. And the 21st century is definitely the digital age. It’s the Internet. […]

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Computer Science 101

Computers are everywhere. Now, most people feel like they can use computers, but how does it work inside of there? Well, it is a little bit, some kind of an impossible mystery. I’m going to tell you, if you kind of look through the curtain, how does the computer work behind the scenes, it is […]

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Memory & Storage: Crash Course Computer Science #19

Hi, I’m Carrie Anne, and welcome to Crash Course Computer Science! We’ve talked about computer memory several times in this series, and we even designed some in Episode 6. In general, computer memory is non-permanent. If your xbox accidently gets unplugged and turns off, any data saved in memory is lost. For this reason, it’s […]

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Binary – How to Make a Computer: Part II

Binary – How to Make a Computer: Part II

The number 10 is everywhere. Cultures around the world give multiples and powers of ten a kind of special significance. 10 is so central to our collective understanding of mathematics, that it’s possible you’ve never even questioned its primacy – But basing a number system around 10 is actually pretty arbitrary: we have ten fingers, […]

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Computer Network Technician (Episode 121)

Networks, mainframes, hardware, software, updates, Internet… They’re all organized and monitored for organizations by this multi-talented individual: the computer network technician. Hi. Brian. Hi. Peter. Come on in. I’ll show you where I work. Great. Peter Wealick. I’m a computer network technician. We could be doing a number of different things. We could be deploying […]

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Early Computing: Crash Course Computer Science #1

Early Computing: Crash Course Computer Science #1

Hello world, I’m Carrie Anne, and welcome to CrashCourse Computer Science! Over the course of this series, we’re going to go from bits, bytes, transistors and logic gates, all the way to Operating Systems, Virtual Reality and Robots! We’re going to cover a lot, but just to clear things up – we ARE NOT going […]

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