Computers are a huge part of our lives, but understanding how they work can often seem overwhelming. This Knowledge Track is here to change that.
My approach is to take complex computer concepts and explain them in simple, straightforward language. We’ll explore everything from what’s inside a computer to how the software makes it run.
Designed for high school students beginning their technology journey, professionals aiming to deepen their tech knowledge, or anyone curious about the digital world, this track aims to make learning about computers not just easy, but also interesting and fun for everyone.
Below, you will find a series of articles to explore. Enjoy!
When we think of computers, images of desktops or laptops often come to mind. But in today's world, computers are much more than these traditional devices. They have seamlessly integrated into our daily lives, often in forms we don't immediately recognize.
Just as every living being needs a brain to make decisions and control its actions, every computer needs a processor – often called the CPU, or Central Processing Unit. This tiny piece of technology is the heart and brain of your computer, whether it's a desktop, a smartphone, or even a smart refrigerator.
In our exploration of computing, terms like GHz, cores, Intel, and ARM processors often come up. These are not just technical jargon; they are key to understanding the power and efficiency of the processors at the heart of our devices. In this section, "Processors: Power, Cores, and Architecture Explained," we’ll demystify these terms and delve into the specifics of what makes a processor powerful and efficient.