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How Computers Work

6 weeks worth of lessons on binary, transistors, NAND and other logic gates, RAM and the Fetch-Execute cycle

Marc Scott

Created by Marc Scott
last edited Nov 01 2014 by Marc Scott

How Computers Work

Level: Intermediate

Duration: 6 weeks

An interactive resource teaching some fundamentals of how computers work.

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  • Week 1 - Binary
  • Week 2 - Transistors and NAND gates
  • Week 3 - Combining NAND gates
  • Week 4 - Other logic gates
  • Week 5 - How RAM works
  • Week 6 - Fetch-Execute cycle (To be completed)
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