Starting February 22nd, Carrie Anne Philbin will be hosting Crash Course Computer Science! In this series, we're going to trace the origins of our modern computers, take a closer look at the ideas that gave us our current hardware and software, discuss how and why our smart devices just keep getting smarter, and even look towards the future!
So you may have heard of Moore's Law...
We'll talk about how large programs are typically broken up into into function units.
Today we’re going to talk about on how we organize the data we use on our devices.
We’ll start by creating small programs for our very own video game to show how statements
These new languages utilized new abstractions to make programming easier.
Today, we’re going to look at the history of programming
We’re going to take a step back and look at how CPU speeds have rapidly increased.
Today we’re going to take our first baby steps from hardware into software!
Today we’re going to build the ticking heart of every computer.
Today we’re going to create memory!
Today we're going to talk about a fundamental part of all modern computers.
We’re going to take a look at how computers use a stream of 1s and 0s to represent data.
We’re going to focus on three fundamental operations - NOT, AND, and OR.
As the scale of human civilization continued to grow as did the demand for more devices.