He has a new OPERATING SYSTEM for us.
Love/hate relationship to computers. Certainly helped us, but are they also hurting us. If you’re tech-savy, you love it. If you’re not, you’re probably frustrated.
Maybe even fearful. If you’ve seen the “Terminator” movies, maybe you’re thinking computers are going to take over the world. So you want to move to Montana and hide out in a cabin.
A few phrases have surfaced surrounding computers: “hardware problem” “software problem” “user problem” “computer glitch” “garbage in/garbage out” (GIGO). We speak of “download” “upload” “megabyte” “gigabyte” “RAM” “ROM” “
History of computers and personal computers
Computers have come to DOMINATE our lives. We have computers in everything.
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1946, ENIAC – 8ft. by 3 ft. by 80 ft. and ran off punch cards.
The term “personal computer”:
Nov. 3, 1962. NY Times article by John Mauchly:
"There is no reason to suppose the average boy or girl cannot be master of a personal computer".
1971 with the introduction of the microprocessor, personal computer was made possible. Then the first microcomputer was produced in 1977 and personal computers were off and running.
Remote Access is a computer term that means just what it says – to access a hard drive from a remote location.
Someone else WHO KNOWS WHAT THEY ARE DOING accesses your computer to fix or update what’s going in your hard drive.
Three Steps to Getting Things Right
I am not self-sufficient!
I need someone else to guide me. We usually hate backseat drivers.
Only God knows how to fix this one.