Computers make up the world around us - from robots to phones to our coffee machines, modern appliances are often powered by computers. We rely on this technology on a daily basis; therefore, we should ask ourselves the following question:
How does a computer work?
Using a computer is an interactive experience. When we press a button on our keyboard to type something, our computers know what characters to display. When we move our mouse, computers generate a cursor that mimics the mouse’s movements. How does a computer know what to produce based on the interactions we have with it?
In this lesson, we’ll go over the four main functions of a computer that make these interactions possible:
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