Computer Basics: What is a computer?
Computers are all around us, and they play an important role in our lives. But what exactly is a computer? We're going to answer that question and give you an overview of some of the different types of computers you might use.
Adventure into the Digital Age with Steve Jobs - History for Kids
Travel through time, Digital era is a video that will teach you history with "TimeX", discovering the most interesting parts, like Steve Jobs, and the first computer or the polaroid camera.
Inside Your Computer
How does a computer work? The critical components of a computer are the peripherals (including the mouse), the input/output subsystem (which controls what and how much information comes in and out), and the central processing unit (the brains), as well as human-written programs and memory. Bettina Bair walks us through the steps your computer takes with every click of the mouse.
How Computers Work!
A playlist from 6 videos:
Introducing How Computers work
What Makes a Computer a Computer!
Binary and Data
Circuits and Logic
CPU, Memory, Input & Output
Hardware and Software
How exactly does binary code work?
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Imagine trying to use words to describe every scene in a film, every note in a song, or every street in your town. Now imagine trying to do it using only the numbers 1 and 0. Every time you use the Internet to watch a movie, listen to music, or check directions, that’s exactly what your device is doing, using the language of binary code. José Américo N L F de Freitas explains how binary works.
Lesson by José Américo N L F de Freitas, animation by Qa'ed Mai.
How computer memory works?
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In many ways, our memories make us who we are, helping us remember our past, learn and retain skills, and plan for the future. And for the computers that often act as extensions of ourselves, memory plays much the same role. Kanawat Senanan explains how computer memory works.
Lesson by Kanawat Senanan, animation by TED-Ed.
How transistors work?
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Modern computers are revolutionizing our lives, performing tasks unimaginable only decades ago. This was made possible by a long series of innovations, but there’s one foundational invention that almost everything else relies upon: the transistor. Gokul J. Krishnan describes what a transistor is and how this small device enables all the amazing things computers can do.
Lesson by Gokul J. Krishna, animation by Augenblick Studios.