DK Eyewitness: Computer, 1st Edition

  • Mike Goldsmith
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  • ISBN-10: 0756688337
  • ISBN-13: 9780756688332
  • DDC: 621.39
  • Grade Level Range: 3rd Grade - 6th Grade
  • 72 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released October 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011

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Overview

EYEWITNESS: COMPUTER gives readers an up close look at the machines that have come to define the modern world. From laptops to supercomputers, this book uses clear, crisp photography and engaging text to explain how computers work, the functions they serve, and what they might do in the future.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
1: What is a Computer?.
2: Before Computers.
3: Electronic Brains.
4: Mini and Micro Computers.
5: Inside a Computer.
6: Memory and Storage.
7: Input.
8: Output.
9: Computers at Work.
10: Computers all Around us.
11: Gadgets on the go.
12: Making Computers.
13: Supercomputers.
14: Software.
15: Programming.
16: Computer-Generated Imagery.
17: Games and Consoles.
18: Networks.
19: The Internet.
20: Connecting the World.
21: The Wild Wild Net.
22: Defense and Security.
23: Living on the Net.
24: Virtual Worlds.
25: Robots.
26: Stronger and Better.
27: Artificial Intelligence.
28: Tomorrow’s Computers.
29: History of Computing.
30: Computers in Numbers.
Glossary.
Index.
Acknowledgments.