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Glossary

The jargon explained

Now that our lives are influenced daily by computers most of the terms used here to talk about the first computer are familiar, everyday words. But if you ever wondered why a computer is digital or whether data must be represented as binary numbers, here are some answers:


The above text last updated 12 September 1997
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