What are computers?

Computers take directions and do them exactly, like investment bankers

The TL;DR

Computers are special machines that take directions from software and execute them.

  • Software gives computers instructions (show this! calculate that!) and computers listen to those instructions as best as they can

  • The three main pieces of a computer are CPU, RAM, and Disk

  • Computers work by sending electrical currents through millions of tiny switc…

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