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Computers, We Learn

by Linda D. Yelverton


Computers, We Learn

In the history of computers, the word PC has been used a number of times. However, the term “personal computer” is only now being used on a regular basis. Today, many companies make use of computers to operate their businesses.

Computers have been around us for about as long as man has walked the earth. The first machines were made for use in war. The war machine helped to outdo any foe that attacked them. Computer aided design was developed which allowed designers to come up with new ways to design weapons and for soldiers to learn how to fight their battles better.

Peter Rabbit’s encounter with the Tinkerbell was almost certainly the first time a computer was ever used. As a child, it never occurred to me that computers could help a little girl find her lost doll. We learned the lesson that computers could assist in helping people learn about themselves. Through writing home to parents, for example, children learned about their family tree. At a later date, schools began using computers to assist in teaching students mathematics.

Computers first entered the education field in the mid-1950s. These devices were used in many institutions such as health care facilities, universities, and libraries. Educational courses were incorporated into courses that were already taking place and even courses that were being offered but not widely known. These computer-based courses came in many forms, such as text books, laboratory work, demonstrations, video tapes, online instruction, and many other forms.

Computers had a definite impact on how we live our lives today. We now live in a world where many computer products are being used in the United States. The list of products made by computers is so long, they have created some very nice computer related jobs. Just think of the many different things that computers can be used for!

Computers, more than anything else, have provided us with the means to interact with others. Not all people are happy to share. However, computer technology allows individuals to write and publish articles. This is one way to let others know that you are open to communication. This also allows you to publish reviews and opinions about various products. Perhaps you will be asked to test products and will review them.

Computers have revolutionized the way people communicate in many different forms. For example, today many businesses use computers for background checking. These background checks can take place anywhere and anytime. While doing a background check you will be able to search through databases to locate the information you need.

Computers are also used in many different types of educational applications. If you want to write or draw a picture or an article, you will be able to do this using a computer. The great thing about computers is that they allow people to be creative.

Computers allow people to learn more about themselves. With computers, we are able to make use of all the information that is available to us, from our pasts to our dreams. We can also obtain information in many ways, such as the internet, television, books, newspapers, or magazines. We can also discover more about ourselves through travel. With computers, we can conduct research from places that we have never been.

Computers are also very good at storing data. While studying in school or learning something new, we can insert information into our computers. It may take a little bit of searching, but there are many great websites that will help us out. Most of these websites are free and can be accessed from any computer, as long as the computer is connected to the internet.

Computers are in everything we do. When you read a book, you use a computer for electronic book reading. When you watch a movie, you use a computer for movie watching. When you listen to music, you use a computer for electronic music downloads.

Computers are in every facet of our lives. We can learn more about ourselves and our world through computers.

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