Intro to how computer work
Bill Gates kicks off an introduction to the series How Computers Work.
What Makes a Computer, a Computer?
Computers are all around us, but what really makes a computer, a computer? Explore the history of computers and the features they all share.
binary and data
You'll hear that everything's "1s and 0s" in a computer, but what does that mean? Find out how computers represent numbers, words, images, and sound.
circuits and logic
Computers process information in the blink of an eye. It's not magic though, it's just millions of tiny circuits!
CPU, Memory, Input & Output
Dive a little deeper into the actual components that allow a computer to input, store, process, and output information.
Hardware and Software
Take a peak into the relationship between software and the hardware it controls.