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09:01 A Bit of Computing History
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09:01 The Mark 1 - 1944 Harvard Professor Howard Aiken Mark 1 Facts 51 Feet Long 8 Feet Tall 5 Tons 500 Miles of Wire
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09:01 In 65 years…
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09:01 Moore and moore powerful Gordon Moore Moore's law Observation made in 1965 that the number of transistors on an integrated circuit will double every 24 months
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Moore’s Law 09:01
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Economics of Moore’s Law 09:01
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09:01 The driving force: Silicon READ THIS: http://nobelprize.org/educational_games/physics/integrated_circuit/history/index.html
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09:01 Many Terms – Different Meanings PC Server Mainframes Super Computers Mobile
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Personal Computers Two popular architectures are the Windows PC and the Apple Discovering Computers 2010: Living in a Digital World Chapter 1 9
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A server controls access to the hardware, software, and other resources on a network Examples include: Web servers, Mail servers, File servers, etc. . Discovering Computers 2010: Living in a
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