TECH 1010 (1) - Bits& Bytes Going digital Analog =...

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Computer and internet communication TECH 1010 Chapter 23
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Did IBM invent the computer?
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ENIAC–The birth of modern computers The world was at war in 1943 The army needed calculations for firing artillery John Mauchly & John Presper Eckert worked to create first electronic computer
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UNIVAC-The public takes notice Created for business market For publicity, UNIVAC predicted President Eisenhower would beat Stevenson in the 1952 presidential race (even though polls showed otherwise) Census Bureau was primary user of machine
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What event prompted researchers to take a computer the size of a room and make it small enough to fit on a spaceship?
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Computer Components 1. Motherboard 2. CPU 3. RAM 4. Video Card 5. Power Supply 6. Hard Disk 7. Optical Drive http://videos.howstuffworks.com/howstuffworks/23-computer-tour-video.htm
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Unformatted text preview: Bits & Bytes: Going digital Analog = continuous signal voice Digital = discrete values zeros & ones on and off flashes of light How does a computer spell UVU? 01010101 (U) 01010110 (V) 01010101 (U) Bit Byte E-Commerce Business Models Graphic found in Haag & Cummings (2010). Management Information Systems for the Information Age, 8th ed. Input Devices Graphic found in Haag & Cummings (2010). Management Information Systems for the Information Age, 8th ed. Output Devices Graphic found in Haag & Cummings (2010). Management Information Systems for the Information Age, 8th ed. Storage Devices Graphic found in Haag & Cummings (2010). Management Information Systems for the Information Age, 8th ed. Questions?...
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This note was uploaded on 12/05/2011 for the course TECH 1010 taught by Professor Johnp.maclean during the Fall '10 term at Utah Valley University.

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TECH 1010 (1) - Bits& Bytes Going digital Analog =...

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