Friday, December 6, 2013

Week of Dec 9th-13th

Monday:
  • 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
  • Videos:
  • Introduce computer bus and bus services
ENIAC, University of Pennsylvania

Tuesday:
  • (snow day)

Wednesday:
  • Dissect old PCs
Thursday:
Friday:
  • How a disk drive works
  • Read "How Do Operating Systems Work?"
  • Introduce operating systems: two roles, five jobs of an operating system