The History of Computers (Enhanced DVD)

The History of Computers (Enhanced DVD)
This program covers the history of the field of computing technologies from the mid-20th century to the modern day and also provides a glimpse in the future of the field.
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The field of computer science experienced explosive growth during the period of the mid-20th century to the modern day. In that time, the computer has grown from valve-based devices to the invention and development of silicon-based technology. This led to the development and mass manufacturing of the first personal computers. This program shows the development of the computer sector and how it has impacted every aspect of human life around the world. Central to the program is the examination of the industry’s drive for phenomenal growth in computing power and speed coupled with the reduction in the production costs. This has made computers that are more responsive, easier to use, and more accessible to the wider public. The show concludes with a segment that examines the future of computing technologies. It explores areas currently under development and speculates about what directions the industry may go in. This video is solid overview of early beginnings and progressive growth of computing. Viewers will also develop an understanding of potential future developments in the field of computing technologies. This video is perfect for professionals, educators, as well as, students considering a career in one of the many aspects of computing technologies. As a supplement, an online viewable/printable worksheet is available. (29 minutes)

The History of Computers (Enhanced DVD)
• ISBN: 978-1-61753-522-2
• Run Time: 29 Minutes
• Copyright Date: 2006
• CC
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