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Lecture-01.1 - Welcome to … CSE 1520 Computer Use...

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Unformatted text preview: Welcome to …. CSE 1520 Computer Use: Fundamentals or How I learned to stop worrying and love the computer CSE 1520 -- Computer Use: Fundamentals Instructor John Hofbauer Office 2016-CSEB E­mail [email protected] Office hours see course website Course website www.cse.yorku.ca/course/1520 CSE 1520 -- Computer Use: Fundamentals Evaluation • 9 Labs (2% each = 18%) – weekly, paper printouts in dropbox • Tests (first, 15%; second, 20%) – in class, approx. 45 minutes long • Final Exam (47%) – All multiple choice: 100 M/C questions with answers placed on Scantron form – Content: all readings in Topics CSE 1520 -- Computer Use: Fundamentals How to do well in this course • do all the labs! • read the book and study the notes • attend lectures • seek help if confused; ask questions • write both tests Video: The Machine that Changed the world Website: waxy.org/2008/06/the_machine_that_ changed_the_world A Short and Condensed History Short of Computing of Part I Ancient History: up to 1930 Origins of Digital Computers Early Calculating Machines Pascaline Jacquard Loom (1804) Charles Babbage (1791–1871) Babbage’s Difference Engine World’s First Programmer Legacy of Babbage 1880-1901 The Birth of the Modern 1880-1901 Mechanical Calculator Mechanical ..\x100TriumphatorCNser113763.jpg Hollerith Tabulator Early Pocket Calculators ...
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