9781439892510

The Tao of Computing, Second Edition

  • ISBN 13:

    9781439892510

  • ISBN 10:

    1439892512

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 07/06/2012
  • Publisher: Chapman & Hall

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Summary

This text presents a broad, practical introduction to computers and computer technology. It uses a question and answer format to provide thoughtful answers to the many practical questions that students have about computing. The text offers a down-to-earth overview of fundamental computer fluency topics, from the basics of how a computer is organized to an overview of operating systems to a description of how the Internet works. The second edition includes new technological advances, new applications, examples from popular culture, and new research exercises.

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