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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.

  • Team Invents Method to Shrink Objects to the...
    on December 17, 2018 at 11:31 pm

    MIT researchers have invented a way to fabricate nanoscale 3-D objects of nearly any shape. They can also pattern the objects with a variety of useful materials, including metals, quantum dots, and DNA. […]

  • Searching for the Perfect Artificial Synapse for...
    on December 17, 2018 at 5:11 pm

    What's the best type of device from which to build a neural network? Of course, it should be fast, small, consume little power, have the ability to reliably store many bits-worth of information. […]

  • STEM Toys Promise to Turn Kids Into Tech...
    on December 17, 2018 at 4:00 pm

    Some programmers are doubtful that toys promising to imbue young minds with science, technology, engineering, and math skills can deliver on that promise. […]

  • Data Use Draining Your Battery? Tiny Device to...
    on December 17, 2018 at 4:00 pm

    A memory cell with multiple layers of two-dimensional material stacks has the potential to be faster and more reliable than other materials. […]

  • Ingestible Capsule Can Be Controlled Wirelessly
    on December 17, 2018 at 4:00 pm

    A new ingestible capsule can be customized to dispatch drugs, sense environmental conditions, or both, and can remain in the stomach for at least a month. […]