People use computers or computing devices every day to accomplish certain goals. You probably use a smartphone, such as an iPhone or Android device, to make telephone calls, text friends and family, and surf the Internet. You might use a desktop computer, such as a Windows PC, to write papers for school, create documents for work, and e-mail people around the country.

Computers are so common in everything we do that you could argue the modern world would not function without them.

Should people living in a world that can’t function without computers know basics such as what computers can do? Should they know how computing devices work and how to set one up once you get home from the store? Should they have a handle on how ...

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