Posts Tagged ‘history of computing’

The latest scam from India

A number of local residents have reported the latest telephone scam in which a company based in India claims it has a contract from Microsoft to ensure people’s operating systems are functioning properly.

“We have had a report from Microsoft …

Introduction to computers – from numbers to networks

From numbers to networks

The early electronic computers were purely number crunchers – after all that is the derivation of the word “computer”, it is something that computes. Number crunching machines have been around for many hundreds of years – …

Introduction to computers – however did we get here?

However did we get here?

This introductory module is really about a personal journey.

I have been working with computers most of my adult life. I was an undergraduate at Adelaide University in the late 1960s and remember the computer …

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