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The Digital Planet The Digital Planet CNIT 13600 http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap081005.html
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Information technology (IT)  is arguably the most  disruptive force for  organizations in the past   century. 
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Computer Basics Computer Basics All computers: Receive input data Process it Output information Computers  grew out of  a human  need to  quantify
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Computer Versatility Computer Versatility It can update your Facebook status or  deploy a missile or perform laser  surgery. It’s versatility is built upon two factors: Hardware – the physical components Software – the instructions that tell the  computer how to turn the data into information
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Evolution of the Computer Evolution of the Computer Vacuum tubes Used in early computers Transistors Replaced vacuum tubes starting in 1956 Integrated Circuits Replaced transistors in the mid-1960s Primarily due to the “Space Race”
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2011 for the course CNIT 136 taught by Professor Chad during the Spring '11 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.

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