Understand the basic technical concepts of computer technology.
Thursday, March 3, 2011
computer is an programmable machine designed to read and execute sequentially a list of instructions that make it perform arithmetical and logical operations on binary numbers. Conventionally a computer consists of some form of short or long term memory for data storage and a central processing unit, which functions as a control unit and contains the arithmetic logic unit. Peripherals (for example keyboard, mouse or graphics card) can be connected to allow a the computer to receive outside input and display output.