The word computer is a noun. Computer means (1) a machine for performing calculations automatically, (2) an expert at calculation (or at operating calculating machines).
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This site summarizes significant aspects of Exxon's microcomputer research during the late 1970s and highlights a meeting between Exxon and IBM that preceded development of the IBM Personal Computer.
Browse this computer furniture vendor directory for information about computer furniture vendors in the United States of America. The photo on this page shows a mobile computer desk workstation.
Browse this computer training vendor directory for information about computer training courses and services vendors in the USA. The illustration hereon depicts a computer-training classroom, with a teacher, students, and laptop computers.
Whether in a home office, corporate office, or educational computer lab setting, a good computer desk is a must. Computer workstations usually need a desk that is specifically designed to include a keyboard tray.
A computer printer hooks up directly to a computer to allow printing of pictures and files. Learn about the different types of computer printers, including ink-jet, photo, laser, thermal, and portable printers.
This online advertising guide for the computer industry features a discussion of the computer hardware and software market plus selected computer-related website links.
Browse this computer parts manufacturer directory for information about computer parts and supplies manufacturers and distributors in the USA. The photo on this page shows a wireless computer mouse.
Visit this computer software manufacturer directory for information about computer software manufacturers and wholesalers in the USA. The photo on this page depicts loading software onto a laptop computer from a CD.
Monitors are an integral part of a computer system. They display digitally generated data from a computer onto a CRT (cathode ray tube) or an LCD (liquid crystal display).
A computer virus is the dread of any computer-user. Computer viruses can wreak havoc on a computer system, from causing annoying pop-ups to crashing a system, resulting in the loss of information.
The Computer Laboratory at Cambridge University in the UK is an academic department which encompasses computer science, engineering, technology and mathematics. There are 35 faculty and 140 PhD students. There is a specialized library and access to a publications database. Information about the faculty, research, applying, and job openings are all found on the website.
There are many computer supplies and accessories available to upgrade your system and make it more user friendly. Supplies and accessories include monitors, keyboards, printers, more memory, and storage media.
The Society has over 100,000 computer professional members. It was founded in 1946 and is the largest of the IEEE societies. The Society holds conferences, publishes journals, has technical and standards committees, and works with accrediting boards. There are numerous local chapters.
The website for the School of Computer Science has 6 divisions that are fully described, plus a number of Institutes within the divisions such as the Robotics Institute, Entertainment Technology, and others. The school offers degrees at both the Undergraduate and Graduate levels. Information about the programs, how to apply, and much more is available on the website.
The University of Wisconsin Computer Science site is a full description of the programs, students, and application procedures. The Program, which started in 1963, serves both undergraduate and graduate students. There is also information about faculty and student research, a link to the computer science library, and publications.
Computer Industry Almanac, founded in 1986, publishes market research reports for the PC and Internet industry. They publish both the Computer Industry Almanac and the Internet Industry Almanac.
The Donald Bren School, part of the UC Irvine campus of the University of California, was founded as a Department in 1968 and established as an independent School in 2002. There are about 1200 students, undergraduate and graduate, and 60 faculty members. The Bren School is the largest computing program in the UC system. Information about applying, visiting, and more on the website.
OCLC, located Dublin, Ohio, was founded as a cooperative library consortium. It is a non-profit, membership, computer library service and research organization. There are more than 57,000 member libraries in 112 countries. Their services include locating, acquiring, cataloging, lending and preserving library materials. Users can access WorldCat to locate items from anywhere in the world.
The school, part of the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne is located in Lausanne, Switzerland. It is one of the major European centers of teaching and research in information technology. The school has about 1000 students at all levels and a faculty of 40. There is also information in French about applying.
Printers are a necessity for doing business, schoolwork, or other types of computer work. Find a helpful directory of manufacturers of computer printers and accessories.
CAD (Computer Aided Design) software is a computer program used to draft, model, and edit architectural or engineering designs. There is a wide variety of CAD software programs available.
CiteSeer is a Scientific Literature Digital Library, hosted by Penn State University School of Information Sciences and Technology. The citations are mostly to articles in computer science and technology. CiteSeer is unique in that it allows searching by algorithm, data, metadata, services, techniques, and software as well as author, title, and subject.
The following articles provide recent computer-related news.