Is it possible to create thinking machines? Alan Turing: Between the Past and the Future of Computer Engineering
The second half of the twentieth and the beginning of the twenty-first century were marked by the heyday of information technology, which, beyond recognition, is changing our world. They change…

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How to keep your computer healthy?
A computer is a universal tool that allows you to work, relax, chat, or shop. At the same time, even without visiting malicious sites, you cannot be sure of protecting…

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Free software for the computer: "nothing to wear"?
You bought a computer for your home, turned it on ... - and you immediately wanted to exclaim, like in a fairy tale: “But the king (that is, the computer)…

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Donald Davis Who invented the Internet?

Pushkin correctly said – we are lazy and inquisitive. And in any matter, without exception. Take, for example, the Internet. The one without which most of us no longer imagine life in general and comfortable life in particular. And without which, certainly, no one could read this article. Now try to name at least one person who, so to speak, invented the Internet.

No, of course, I know that the Internet is the same child who has many fathers. This miracle of modern technology has been created over the years by thousands of people. The easier it would seem, the task. Name at least one of this thousand. I warn you that neither Bill Gates nor Steve Jobs had anything to do with the creation of the Internet. I’m afraid that silence will be my answer. Unless someone remembers Continue reading

How to choose a laptop? Specifications, keyboard and battery

The operating system and screen size are not the only important parameters of the laptop. Its ability to process data is linked to the characteristics of components, autonomy largely depends on the capacity of the battery, and the usability is determined by the features of the keyboard and touchpad.

1. Specifications Specifications that describe the brand of the processor, the capacity of the hard drive, the amount of RAM and the type of video card, for many, are nothing more than a set of letters and numbers. But the capabilities and price of a laptop depend on them. More intense tasks, such as 3D games or editing HD video, require more expensive components. CPU. Budget laptops are usually equipped with AMD E Series or Intel Pentium processors. Such systems can easily cope with surfing the Web and communications, but serious computing or media tasks make them difficult. Continue reading

Who are the first hackers?

Interestingly, modern schoolchildren and students of technical universities realize that the history of computers did not begin with Bill Gates, and the first hackers did not hack servers, and wrote … games for entertainment?

Let’s start from the middle, because for a correct logical narrative, one would have to start from the 50s of the last century. And today, few will master this information, and not because it’s boring, but because it’s all such junk, the first “humanized” programming languages ​​Beisk, Fortran, Kobol and even Pascal existing today. They are as ancient as the real human languages, Latin and ancient Greek, and, thank Continue reading

The motherboard and its role in personal computers
One of the most important components of your computer is the motherboard. However, her name speaks for itself. After all, it depends on it what equipment you can install on…

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Will computers kill chess as a sport?
The question would seem to be simple, but finding the answer to it is not so simple. Let's try to figure it out together. For centuries, chess has been a…

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Home mini server? Easy and convenient
Many people associate with the word "server" with a large expensive computer installed in a separate room, and with the constantly gloomy system administrator on duty near this farm Far…

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Free software for the computer: "nothing to wear"?
You bought a computer for your home, turned it on ... - and you immediately wanted to exclaim, like in a fairy tale: “But the king (that is, the computer)…

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