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More Computer Hardware in Plain English (Common Craft)

Resources

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General

Portal

Computer Science: A Guide to Web Resources (U. of Albany, SUNY)
Personal/User Systems – Hardware (CompInfo – The Computer Information Center)
Servers and Supercomputers – Hardware and Software (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, Urban Dictionary

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

Britannica

Introduction


First Steps with Computer Hardware (Argyll College)

Preservation

History

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

Document

USA.gov

Expression

Fun


Future


returntotop

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

  • So, Umm, Google Duplex's Chatter Is Not Quite...
    on May 21, 2018 at 2:39 pm

    Google's Duplex voice assistant drew applause last week at the company's annual I/O developer conference after CEO Sundar Pichai demonstrated the artificially intelligent technology autonomously booking a hair salon appointment and a restaurant reservation, apparently fooling the people who took the calls. […]

  • The Surprising Return of the Repo Man
    on May 21, 2018 at 2:14 pm

    The computer in the spotter car shouted "Hide!," and repo agent Derek Lewis knew that meant to keep driving like nothing had happened. […]

  • It Takes a Single Autonomous Car to Prevent...
    on May 18, 2018 at 11:09 pm

    Honk if you've heard this one before: Autonomous and connected cars will make driving less of a drudge by handling the stop-n-go mundanity of your commute for you. […]

  • How Tech Can Turn Doctors Into Clerical Workers
    on May 18, 2018 at 10:07 pm

    There are times when the diagnosis announces itself as the patient walks in, because the body is, among other things, a text. […]

  • NASA Asks Scientists How Its Lander Should Look...
    on May 18, 2018 at 9:59 pm

    NASA is in various stages of planning two multi-billion dollar missions to Jupiter's intriguing, ice-covered moon of Europa. […]