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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)

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, Oxford, OneLook, Free Dictionary, Wiktionary, InfoPlease, Word Reference, 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, Columbia (Infoplease)

Introduction


First Steps with Computer Hardware (Argyll College)

Directory

Personal/User Systems – Hardware (CompInfo – The Computer Information Center)
Servers and Supercomputers – Hardware and Software (CompInfo – The Computer Information Center)
DMOZ Open Directory Project (AOL)

Search

WolframAlpha, DuckDuckGo

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
Open Education Consortium

Community

Occupation

Computer Hardware Engineers (Occupational Outlook Handbook)

Organization

ACM Computer Architecture SIG (SIGARCH)

Event

Conference Alerts Worldwide (Conal)

Forum

Reddit

Blog

WordPress

News

Association for Computing Machinery, PC World, NPR Archives

Book

ISBNdb

Government

Document

USA.gov

Expression

Fun


Poem

OEDILF: The Omnificent English Dictionary In Limerick Form

Future


returntotop

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

  • In Pursuit of Virtual Life
    on March 1, 2018 at 5:00 am

    Scientists are simulating biological organisms and replicating evolution in the lab. How far can they expand the boundaries of virtual life? […]

  • Evolution Toward Soft(er) Products
    on March 1, 2018 at 5:00 am

    As software becomes a larger part of all products, traditional (hardware) manufacturers are becoming, in essence, software companies. […]

  • The Wisdom of Older Technology (Non)Users
    on March 1, 2018 at 5:00 am

    Older adults consistently reject digital technology even when designed to be accessible and trustworthy. […]

  • The Car of the Future Will Sell Your Data
    on February 21, 2018 at 6:28 pm

    Picture this: You're driving home from work, contemplating what to make for dinner, and as you idle at a red light near your neighborhood pizzeria, an ad offering $5 off a pepperoni pie pops up on your dashboard screen. […]

  • The Geeks Who Put a Stop to Pennsylvania's...
    on February 20, 2018 at 8:55 pm

    The morning John Kennedy was set to testify last December, he woke up at 1:30 am, in an unfamiliar hotel room in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, adrenaline coursing through his veins. He'd never gone to court before for anything serious, much less taken the stand. […]