How Computers Work

Author: Ron White
Publisher: Que Publishing
ISBN: 0789734249
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Computers

Explains the structure and functions of microprocessors, hard drives, disk drives, tape drives, keyboards, CD-ROM, multimedia sound and video, serial ports, mice, modems, scanners, LANs, and printers.

How Computers Work

ISBN: 078971728X
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Computer science

This illustrated computer anatomy book is filled with basic, useful information on the workings of a computer and the advanced technology that is making the computer a part of everyday life. This edition includes coverage of new technologies, like portable hard drives and sophisticated graphics controllers, and an updated CD-ROM which takes the reader inside their computer.

How software works

Author: Ron White
Publisher: Ziff Davis Press
ISBN: 1562761331
Release Date: 1993
Genre: Computers

A guide to the functions and operation of computer software explains how software and hardware work together, discussing operating systems, programming languages, and database, spreadsheet, word processing, graphics, communications, Windows, and utility software products. Original.

But how Do it Know

Author: J. Clark Scott
Publisher: John C Scott
ISBN: 9780615303765
Release Date: 2009-07-04
Genre: Computers

This book thoroughly explains how computers work. It starts by fully examining a NAND gate, then goes on to build every piece and part of a small, fully operational computer. The necessity and use of codes is presented in parallel with the apprioriate pieces of hardware. The book can be easily understood by anyone whether they have a technical background or not. It could be used as a textbook.

How Networks Work

Author: Les Freed
ISBN: 1562763768
Release Date: 1996
Genre: Computer networks

Provides skills and knowledge to work with Windows NT Server 4.0 in a single-domain or multiple-domain enterprise. Helps in the preparation to meet requirements to become a Microsoft Certified Professional.

Upgrading and Repairing PCs

Author: Scott Mueller
Publisher: Que Publishing
ISBN: 0789729741
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Computers

Now in its 15th edition, and written by PC hardware teacher, Scott Mueller, this new edition contains hundreds of pages of new material and a DVD.

Computer Science Made Simple

Author: V. Anton Spraul
Publisher: Broadway Books
ISBN: 0307433013
Release Date: 2010-02-17
Genre: Computers

Be smarter than your computer If you don't understand computers, you can quickly be left behind in today's fast-paced, machine-dependent society. Computer Science Made Simple offers a straightforward resource for technology novices and advanced techies alike. It clarifies all you need to know, from the basic components of today’s computers to using advanced applications. The perfect primer, it explains how it all comes together to make computers work. Topics covered include: * hardware * software * programming * networks * the internet * computer graphics * advanced computer concepts * computers in society Look for these Made Simple titles: Accounting Made Simple Arithmetic Made Simple Astronomy Made Simple Biology Made Simple Bookkeeping Made Simple Business Letters Made Simple Chemistry Made Simple Earth Science Made Simple English Made Simple French Made Simple German Made Simple Inglés Hecho Fácil Investing Made Simple Italian Made Simple Keyboarding Made Simple Latin Made Simple Learning English Made Simple Mathematics Made Simple The Perfect Business Plan Made Simple Philosophy Made Simple Physics Made Simple Psychology Made Simple Sign Language Made Simple Spanish Made Simple Spelling Made Simple Statistics Made Simple Your Small Business Made Simple

The Manual of Photography

Author: Elizabeth Allen
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9780240520377
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Photography

The tenth edition of The Manual of Photography is an indispensable textbook for anyone who Presetous about photography. It is ideal if you want to gain insight into the underlying scientific principles of photography and digital imaging, whether you are a professional photographer, lab technician, researcher or student in the field, or simply an enthusiastic amateur. This comprehensive guide takes you from capture to output in both digital and film media, with sections on lens use, darkroom techniques, digital cameras and scanners, image editing techniques and processes, workflow, digital file formats and image archiving. This iconic text was first published in 1890 and has aided many thousands of photographers in developing their own techniques and understanding of the medium. Now in full colour, The Manual of Photography still retains its clear, reader-friendly style and is filled with images and illustrations demonstrating the key principles. We hope that it will not only give you the skills and know-how to take stunning photographs, but will also allow you to fully understand the science behind the creation of great images.

Hacker s Delight

Author: Henry S. Warren
Publisher: Addison-Wesley
ISBN: 9780133085013
Release Date: 2012-09-25
Genre: Computers

In Hacker’s Delight, Second Edition, Hank Warren once again compiles an irresistible collection of programming hacks: timesaving techniques, algorithms, and tricks that help programmers build more elegant and efficient software, while also gaining deeper insights into their craft. Warren’s hacks are eminently practical, but they’re also intrinsically interesting, and sometimes unexpected, much like the solution to a great puzzle. They are, in a word, a delight to any programmer who is excited by the opportunity to improve. Extensive additions in this edition include A new chapter on cyclic redundancy checking (CRC), including routines for the commonly used CRC-32 code A new chapter on error correcting codes (ECC), including routines for the Hamming code More coverage of integer division by constants, including methods using only shifts and adds Computing remainders without computing a quotient More coverage of population count and counting leading zeros Array population count New algorithms for compress and expand An LRU algorithm Floating-point to/from integer conversions Approximate floating-point reciprocal square root routine A gallery of graphs of discrete functions Now with exercises and answers

Look Inside How Computers Work

Author: Alex Frith
ISBN: 1409599043
Release Date: 2016-07-01

Each double-page spread has a stunning colour illustration, and several flaps to lift to find out more about what’s going on in the scene – such as what goes on inside a computer, how programmes organise and sends information around and many many other facts. Learn about the history and gain an understanding of how computers work.

Computers Are Your Future Complete

Author: Catherine Laberta
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 9780133001006
Release Date: 2011-11-21
Genre: Business & Economics

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Computers Are Your Future provides extensive technology reference without being overwhelming. Extensive images paired with a definition-driven format supply the reader with a practical approach to computers. Includes chapters and highlights on computer ethics, internet, e-commerce, system and application software, systems analysis and design. Contains an acronym finder and Concept Tips at the end of each chapter. Ideal for students and professionals seeking a comprehensive computer technology reference

Inside the Machine

Author: Jon Stokes
Publisher: No Starch Press
ISBN: 9781593271046
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Computers

Om hvordan mikroprocessorer fungerer, med undersøgelse af de nyeste mikroprocessorer fra Intel, IBM og Motorola.

How Software Works

Author: V. Anton Spraul
Publisher: No Starch Press
ISBN: 9781593277178
Release Date: 2015-08-01
Genre: Computers

We use software every day to perform all kinds of magical, powerful tasks. It's the force behind stunning CGI graphics, safe online shopping, and speedy Google searches. Software drives the modern world, but its inner workings remain a mystery to many. How Software Works explains how computers perform common-yet-amazing tasks that we take for granted every day. Inside you'll learn: –How data is encrypted –How passwords are used and protected –How computer graphics are created –How video is compressed for streaming and storage –How data is searched (and found) in huge databases –How programs can work together on the same problem without conflict –How data travels over the Internet How Software Works breaks down these processes with patient explanations and intuitive diagrams so that anyone can understand—no technical background is required, and you won't be reading through any code. In plain English, you'll examine the intricate logic behind the technologies you constantly use but never understood. If you've ever wondered what really goes on behind your computer screen, How Software Works will give you fascinating look into the software all around you.

Ethics and Technology

Author: Herman T. Tavani
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470509500
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Computers

Information technology professionals must not only have a strong understanding of the latest technology, but they also need to be grounded in ethics. The third edition provides them with the information they need to succeed in the field. Each chapter is updated with new case studies and scenarios to provide the most current information. Review and discussion questions are included to reinforce key concepts. The in-text citations and references are revised to offer additional resources. Updated material is also presented on online communities and democracy, globalization and job outsourcing, security for wireless networking, and international cybercrime legislation. This enables information technology professionals to apply the concepts with a focus on ethics.