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Introduction to Computers & Computing Computer Science A110 Lecture 1: Hardware January 20, 2010 JoAnn E. Bush [email_addr...
Overview <ul><li>Expectations </li></ul><ul><li>You are expected to attend all lectures and workshops, complete 7 Problem ...
Overview <ul><li>Lectures </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Hardware </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Software </l...
Overview <ul><li>Workshops </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Microsoft Word 2007 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>...
Books <ul><li>Highly Recommended </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Using Information Technology, 8e </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><u...
eBooks <ul><li>Highly Recommended </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Microsoft Office Word 20007 Step-by-Step </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><l...
Overview <ul><li>Videos of the Week </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Changing PC BIOS Settings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dissecting ...
Overview <ul><li>More Videos of the Week </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hosting Options </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Registering a Do...
Overview <ul><li>Even More Videos </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Buying a Digital Camera </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Digital Photogr...
Overview <ul><li>And, As If That Isn’t Enough… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Desktop Firewalls </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Disinfec...
Overview <ul><li>And, if you’re not excited yet, how about… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gaming </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Geek C...
Overview <ul><li>Grades </li></ul>Problem Sets 30% Workshop Labs 30% Exam 1 20% Exam 2 20%
Overview <ul><li>Web Site </li></ul><ul><li>http://mypage.iu.edu/~joebush/2010/home.html </li></ul>
Overview <ul><li>Contact  </li></ul><ul><li>Personal email:  [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Course email:  [email_addre...
Agenda <ul><li>Computation </li></ul><ul><li>Overview </li></ul><ul><li>Bits and Bytes </li></ul><ul><li>Binary Numbers </...
Computation
Computation Image from: http://blogs.pitch.com/plog/abacus.jpg
Computation
Computation
Calculations
Computation
Computation
Computation Base -10 Base-2 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 … 15 … 255 256
Computation
Bits and Bytes Unit Abbreviation Definition bit b 0 or 1 byte B 8 b 1,024 B 1,048,576 B 1,073,741,824 B 1,099,511,627,776
ASCII
ASCII
“ Take Away’s” for Today <ul><li>Check your “Take Away” sheet for today’s class. </li></ul><ul><li>How did we do? </li></ul>
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A110 - Introduction, Overview, Binary Numbers, Hardware

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These are slided from the first class and include an overview of the course, syllabus, and schedule; and the first lesson in binary numbers.

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A110 - Introduction, Overview, Binary Numbers, Hardware

  1. 1. Introduction to Computers & Computing Computer Science A110 Lecture 1: Hardware January 20, 2010 JoAnn E. Bush [email_address]
  2. 2. Overview <ul><li>Expectations </li></ul><ul><li>You are expected to attend all lectures and workshops, complete 7 Problem Sets, 5 Workshop Labs, and two exams. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Overview <ul><li>Lectures </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Hardware </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Software </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Internet </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Multimedia </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Security </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Databases & Information Systems </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Introduction to Programming </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Overview <ul><li>Workshops </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Microsoft Word 2007 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Your Lab Fees at Work </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>IUCat, ILLIAD, & Red Hot Dragons </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Microsoft Excel 2007 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Books <ul><li>Highly Recommended </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Using Information Technology, 8e </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Teach Yourself VISUALLY Computers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>How the Internet Works </li></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 6. eBooks <ul><li>Highly Recommended </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Microsoft Office Word 20007 Step-by-Step </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Microsoft Office Excel 2007 Step-by-Step </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007 Step-by-Step </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PowerPoint 2007 Bible </li></ul></ul><ul><li>All the above listed books are available via the IUE Online Library, Books24x7 </li></ul>
  7. 7. Overview <ul><li>Videos of the Week </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Changing PC BIOS Settings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dissecting a PC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Plugging Everything In </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Upgrading a PC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Upgrading RAM </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Browser Wars </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Finding & Installing Windows Updates </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Macs versus PCs </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Overview <ul><li>More Videos of the Week </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hosting Options </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Registering a Domain Name </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Shopping Online </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Treasure Hunting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>HTTP </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>TCP/IP </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Web Servers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Alien Technology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Digital Entertainment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Home Networking </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Overview <ul><li>Even More Videos </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Buying a Digital Camera </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Digital Photography </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Editing Digital Images </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sharing Digital Media </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Google Earth </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>iMovie </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Photoshop </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Using a Digital Video camera </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Windows Movie Maker </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Overview <ul><li>And, As If That Isn’t Enough… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Desktop Firewalls </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Disinfecting a PC: Ad-Aware </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Disinfecting a PC: Spybot </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Creating a Boot Disk </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dan’s Soapbox: Safe Computing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Phishing Trips </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wiping a Disk </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bad Ideas in Technology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dot Bombs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Keeping it Running </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Punch Card Technology </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Overview <ul><li>And, if you’re not excited yet, how about… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gaming </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Geek Chic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Socializing Online </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tech Toys </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Browser Extensions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Browser Walkthrough </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>JavaScript </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Web-based Applications </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Overview <ul><li>Grades </li></ul>Problem Sets 30% Workshop Labs 30% Exam 1 20% Exam 2 20%
  13. 13. Overview <ul><li>Web Site </li></ul><ul><li>http://mypage.iu.edu/~joebush/2010/home.html </li></ul>
  14. 14. Overview <ul><li>Contact </li></ul><ul><li>Personal email: [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Course email: [email_address] </li></ul>
  15. 15. Agenda <ul><li>Computation </li></ul><ul><li>Overview </li></ul><ul><li>Bits and Bytes </li></ul><ul><li>Binary Numbers </li></ul><ul><li>ASCII </li></ul>
  16. 16. Computation
  17. 17. Computation Image from: http://blogs.pitch.com/plog/abacus.jpg
  18. 18. Computation
  19. 19. Computation
  20. 20. Calculations
  21. 21. Computation
  22. 22. Computation
  23. 23. Computation Base -10 Base-2 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 … 15 … 255 256
  24. 24. Computation
  25. 25. Bits and Bytes Unit Abbreviation Definition bit b 0 or 1 byte B 8 b 1,024 B 1,048,576 B 1,073,741,824 B 1,099,511,627,776
  26. 26. ASCII
  27. 27. ASCII
  28. 28. “ Take Away’s” for Today <ul><li>Check your “Take Away” sheet for today’s class. </li></ul><ul><li>How did we do? </li></ul>

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