Computer Science Illuminated, Third Edition


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Chapter 5: Computing Components

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For a brief biography on Herman Hollerith, consult this site, the National Inventors Hall of Fame.

Visit the Herman Hollerith web site
What difference did Hollerith make on the US Census? What changes have developed since his time? Read about the evolution of the US Census on this page hosted by the University of Virginia.

Visit the Historical Background on the Census web site
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Our textbook mentions Walter Mossberg from the Wall Street Journal and his tips for purchasing a Personal Computer. This link connects you to an article with helpful guidelines for purchasing a new computer.

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