- Part III of medical informatics project due. Here again are the links to the presentations. Feel free to look at the presentations from the other period to help you finish the homework.
- finish Cartoon Guide reading
- What is hardware and software, anyway?
- Computer history through SAGE
- Introduce computer bus and bus services
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- (snow day)
- Dissect old PCs
- Hardware vocabulary due
- Discuss computer chips, Moore's Law
- Optional - handout on how to build a computer. Not for the faint of heart.
- video: How do they make computer chips?
- Fetch/execute cycle
- Experiment with the Visible Computer
- Give out Operating System Vocabulary worksheet
- Discuss modern computer history: 1960s to today
- How a disk drive works
- Read "How Do Operating Systems Work?"
- Introduce operating systems: two roles, five jobs of an operating system