Bits and Things+Chapters
expand_more Learning Logic
In this unit we learn about the atomic bits of computation.  Many things have been tried, that is the history course, all modern systems are ...
expand_more Stored Program Computers and Modern CPUs
In the begining, logic and control were pretty much completely distinct from data.  In [tabulating machines, the data was on cards, and ...
expand_more System Components and Architecture
The components of a system are arranged in similar patterns regardless of the scale and technology.  An IBM system 360 was actually a network of ...
expand_more Languages and Programming
So far we have covered mostly hardware. Certainly virtualization and systems architecture involves a lot of software, programs to run on general purpose hardware, but ...
expand_more The Decko Shuffle
Develop a pattern to crowd fund class projects. Funders buy shares in the prototypes developed for the class. Create markets where funders bid for production ...