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How Computers Work, Ninth Edition by Timothy Edward Downs, Ron White

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Part 6. Games and Multimedia

Games and Multimedia
Games and Multimedia
Games and Multimedia
 

If you could do whatever you wanted, it wouldn’t be a game.

 
 --Clive Thompson

THE original IBM PC, compared to today’s personal computers, was a poor, introverted little thing. It didn’t speak, sing, or play the guitar. It didn’t even display graphics well or show more than four colors at a time. Not only is today’s multimedia revolution changing the ways we use PCs, it is also changing our use of information itself. Where ...

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