An introduction to computers and computer systems
An introduction to computers and computer systems

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Glossary

Calm technology
When technology recedes into the background of our lives so that it does not impinge on us when we interact with it.
Green computing
Is the environmentally responsible and eco-friendly use of computers and their resources.
Pervasive computers
Embedded microprocessors in day-to-day objects, allowing them to communicate data, often used interchangeably with ubiquitous computing.
Ubiquitous computing
Or ‘ubicomp’ describes when computing is anytime and everywhere, in contrast to desktop computing.

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