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Hardware Modem Microprocessor Memory Peripheral Robot, XR
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Hardware (Refdesk)
Personal/User Systems – Hardware (CompInfo – The Computer Information Center)

Dictionary

hardware : the physical components (as electronic and electrical devices) of a vehicle (as a spacecraft) or an apparatus (as a computer) — Webster

FOLDOC: Free Online Dictionary of Computing, OneLook, Free Dictionary, Wiktionary

Thesaurus

Roget’s II (Thesaurus.com), Merriam-Webster Thesaurus, Visuwords

Glossary

Glossary of Computer and Internet Terms (PC.net)
Barkley’s OASIS Comprehensive Technology Glossary
Saugus.net: Glossary of Computer Terms

Encyclopedia

Computer hardware are component devices which are typically installed into or peripheral to a computer case to create a personal computer upon which system software is installed including a firmware interface such as a BIOS and an operating system supporting application software that performs the operator’s desired functions. Operating systems usually communicate with devices through hardware buses by using software device drivers. — Wikipedia

Encyclopædia Britannica

Introduction


First Steps with Computer Hardware (Argyll College)

Preservation

History

Computer Machines History (I-Programmer)
History of Computing Hardware (Wikipedia)

Library

WorldCat, Library of Congress, UPenn Online Books, Open Library

Participation

Education

Course

Computer Hardware Engineering Courses (Study.com)
OER Commons: Open Educational Resources

Community

Occupation

Computer Hardware Engineers (Occupational Outlook Handbook)

Organization

ACM Computer Architecture SIG (SIGARCH)

News

Association for Computing Machinery, PC World, NPR Archives

Book

ISBNdb

Government

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USA.gov

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Communications of the ACM: Hardware The latest news, opinion and research in hardware, from Communications online.

  • Data Driving New Approaches to Transportation
    on February 14, 2020 at 5:00 pm

    Shifts in transportation highlight cities' need for data management to cope with traffic, digital platforms, and other trends.

  • Printing Tiny, High-Precision Objects in Seconds
    on February 14, 2020 at 5:00 pm

    A new high-precision technique can print small, soft objects in three dimensions in seconds.

  • How a Space Engineer Made Her Own Rotary Cell...
    on February 14, 2020 at 4:17 pm

    Justine Haupt developed a rotary cellphone to dodge the hyper-connected world of touchscreen smartphones. "I wanted something that would be entirely mine, personal, and absolutely tactile, while also giving me an excuse for not texting," she says.

  • VR Will Help Train Ford Mustang Mach-E Technicians
    on February 14, 2020 at 2:53 pm

    Technicians soon will be trained how to service and maintain the all-electric Mustang Mach-E without need to access a physical model — thanks to a new virtual reality training tool from Ford and Bosch.

  • Reconfigurable Robot Can Climb Up Its Own Track
    on February 13, 2020 at 5:00 pm

    Researchers in Israel have developed a mobile robot that can change its entire body shape on a link-by-link basis, using an extra actuator to "build its own track in the air as it advances."