Category: Computers 101

Articles with basic computer knowledge.

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What is a database?

This is probably a question you never asked yourself or maybe even wanted to ask, yet here we are. You have probably tried Microsoft Excel or Google Sheets at one time or another in your life, make to make sense of a bunch of information or maybe even to make a simple graph. A database is for all intents and… Read more →

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How to build your own app

There are a great many ways to build apps and programs, but the first step is finding something you want to make. For most people this is usually something like a hello world introduction, that shows you how to build a specific app or program. You might however already have an idea of what you want tough and that is… Read more →

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How long do computers live?

The question of how long computers live is a hard one to answer, both because it is an ever evolving field, but also because the lifespan of a computer changes depending on your needs. This can be summed up into two categories, how long a computer can physically survive and how long the computer is actually useful for. At the… Read more →

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How computers work

You have probably heard a bunch of stuff about how computers work and how they are put together, a lot of which probably sounds like nonsense, because it often uses tech lingo that is hard to understand without direct knowledge of it. This is why I will try and explain things in a bit more easy to read fashion. Most… Read more →

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A history lesson in computers

“Back in the day” computer illiteracy was a very different beast than it is today, most urban legends about people using CD-ROM trays as coffee cup holders is actually something I have seen in the real world. Today there is a 50/50 chance that you and many others don’t even know what a CD-ROM is, but if it was still… Read more →