But How Do It Know?: The Basic Principles of Computers for Everyone

John C Scott
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This book thoroughly explains how computers work. It starts by fully examining a NAND gate, then goes on to build every piece and part of a small, fully operational computer. The necessity and use of codes is presented in parallel with the apprioriate pieces of hardware. The book can be easily understood by anyone whether they have a technical background or not. It could be used as a textbook.
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About the author

 J. Clark Scott has had a long and diverse career in the computer industry, starting with building computers and their parts at companies such as Intel and IBM. Eventually he graduated to writing consumer software, with four nationally marketed titles to his credit. He noticed how confused some of his friends were about computers and gave them lectures to teach them how simple the basics really are. It was at that time that the idea for this book was born.

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John C Scott
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Published on
Jul 4, 2009
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Pages
222
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ISBN
9780615303765
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Language
English
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Genres
Computers / Computer Science
Computers / Hardware / General
Computers / Reference
Computers / Systems Architecture / General
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