The Rise of Personal Computers and Graphics

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Chapters in this Unit:

  • The Cold War and Consumerism
  • The Personal Computer Revolution
  • Graphical User Interfaces
  • 3D Graphics

UNIT 4: The Rise of Personal Computers and Graphics

Chapter 24: The Cold War and Consumerism

Chapter 25: The Personal Computer Revolution

Chapter 26: Graphical User Interfaces

Chapter 27: 3D Graphics

01.  Early Computing
02.  Electronic Computing
03.  Boolean Logic & Logic Gates
04.  Representing Numbers & Letters with Binary
05.  How Computers Calculate – The ALU
06.  Registers & RAM
07.  The Central Processing Unit (CPU)
08.  Instructions & Programs
09.  Advanced CPU Designs

10.  Early Programming
11.  The First Programming Languages
12.  Programming Basics:   Statements & Functions
13.  Intro to Algorithms
14.  Data Structures
15.  Alan Turing
16.  Software Engineering

17.  Integrated Circuits & Moore’s Law
18.  Operating Systems
19.  Memory & Storage
20.  File & File Systems
21.  Compression
22.  Keyboards & Command Line Interfaces
23.  Screens & 2D Graphics

24. The Cold War and Consumerism
25.  The Personal Computer Revolution 
26. Graphical User Interfaces
27. 3D Graphics

28. Computer Networks
29.  The Internet
30.  The World Wide Web
31.  Cyber Security
32.  Hackers & Cyber Attacks
33.  Cryptographic

34.  Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence
35.  Computer Vision
36.  Natural Language Processing
37.  Robots

38.  Psychology of Computing
39.  Educational Technology
40.  The Singularity, Skynet, and the Future of Computing

Course features coming in the Summer:

  • Study Planning Sheet
  • Course Review
  • Completion Exam
  • Completion Certificate

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