Devices


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Computers are everywhere, but it's not just desktops and laptops anymore. Students are challenged to consider what makes a computer a computer, thinking about the common bonds that unify all those things which we call "computers."


January 12th, 2019 03:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Teacher

Willie Avendano is a technology educator, artist, entrepreneur and co-founder of 01.

willie@learn01.io


Devices Session breakdown


00:00-00:15

Introduction

  • What is computing?

  • What is a computer?

00:15-00:45

Activity

Explain what devices are, and how they work.

  • What kind of data does it accept?

  • How does it process that data?

00:45-01:15

Phone Book Search

  • Why is this a device?

  • Introduce idea of algorithms

  • Can we get the wrong answer?

01:15-02:00

Challenge

  • Write 100 words making a case for why a device inside 01 is a computer.