Category: computers explained

December 1, 2017 / / computers explained

In less than a century, computers have made a significant jump in performance, reliability, affordability and adoption! If we can attribute a single innovation for this, it would’ve been the invention of transistors. But a transistor is a simple electronic device. It can’t do much alone. But a few transistors can make up a Logic Gate! And all our computers depend on Logic Gates for most, if not all of the computation that it performs.

November 8, 2017 / / computers explained

I know this is kind of counterintuitive that I am skipping from Binary to Computer Hardware, without giving much of an insight into binary, but that would be boring if I did that and I’m not writing a textbook for God’s sake. Instead, I want you to understand computers. So, let’s get into the some basic hardware.

October 30, 2017 / / computers explained

In today’s era, if you haven’t heard about AI or Machine Learning, then dude/dudette, what the heck have you been doing? Having sex under a mountain cave with a charming beast that resembles a banana? Let’s dig a little deep on this topic and try to understand what this new thing is that people think is going to takeover humanity – for real!

October 26, 2017 / / computers explained