Tag: computer

Computer predicts the end of civilisation (1973) | RetroFocus

[♪ PULSING 70s ELECTRONIC MUSIC ♪] It’s not some science fantasy effect from 2001. This electronic display emanating from Australia’s largest computer is a picture of the condition, past, present and future, of planet Earth. The program was originally devised by a scientist working from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Jay Forrester. It was developed […]

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Lec 1 | MIT 6.00 Introduction to Computer Science and Programming, Fall 2008

The following content is provided under a Creative Commons license. Your support will help MIT OpenCourseware continue to offer high-quality educational resources for free. To make a donation, or view additional materials from hundreds of MIT courses, visit MIT OpenCourseware, at ocw.mit.edu . PROFESSOR: Good morning. Try it again. Good morning. STUDENTS: Good morning. PROFESSOR: […]

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Computer User and Network Support Specialists Career Video

A combination of technical know-how, persistence, and customer service skills are needed to be a computer support specialist. They provide essential help and advice to users of computer software and related equipment… in virtually every type of organization in the country. There are two types of specialists. Network Support Specialists keep computer networks running efficiently […]

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Macintosh SE Restoration and SD-2-SCSI upgrade

I recently picked up this old Macintosh SE for $10. It’s pretty yellow, dirty, and has quite a few scuffs on it. But for $10 I can hardly complain. So the first thing I wanted to do was plug it in, power on, and perform what we sometimes call the smoke test. Well, I was […]

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The 200 Year Old Computer

– Hey guys, I didn’t quite do it right, one second. Shut up. (beep) Hey guys, this is how a French textile mill invented the computer. Wait, what? Now when most people think of computers, they obviously don’t think French textiles, but you know those scantron forms that you used to fill out in school […]

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iPadOS review: sounds like a computer to me

– All right. It’s here. iPad OS. Well, okay, iPad OS 13.1.2 and maybe by the time you watch this, it’s gonna be iPad OS 13.2. whatever. There’ve been a lot of bugs is what I’m saying and there’s been a lot of updates to fix those bugs but look, here. It’s here! iPad OS. […]

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LGR – Commodore PET Computer System Review

[typing] The year is 1975 and Commodore Business Machines had been successfully designing and selling calculators for half a decade. But there was a problem: Texas Instruments, who provided the chips that powered Commodore’s calculators wanted in on that hot mathematical action. So they increased the price of the chips to exorbitant levels, which meant […]

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Getting Your Drawings into Your Computer

okay hi I’m echo let’s just get into it so here in the 21st century a lot of artists actually choose to make their artwork digitally and because of this I feel like a lot of people tend to view traditional methods of making art as a little bit outdated and there we have a […]

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Microsoft Surface Studio | App Partners

When I saw the Surface Studio for the first time, the jaw drops a little bit. The Surface dial, with the Studio, there’s just this magic that takes place. It’s definitely redefining the concept of desktop. The Sketchable was principally designed for pen and touch input. The Surface Studio fits it to a T. With […]

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