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Who wants a cupcake? 2012/09/25 02:37:31
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  • TerryAgee 2012/09/25 14:59:34
    TerryAgee
    A tool to use for adding fun to your day.
  • Chocoboy 2012/09/25 09:32:05
    Chocoboy
    It is a machine ... Machine
  • Harley Squiggles the God \(... 2012/09/25 05:40:22
    Harley Squiggles the God \(#o#)/
    Your face... :o
  • umapathy Krishnamurthy 2012/09/25 05:33:44
    umapathy Krishnamurthy
    It is computer
  • timothy.hill.14 2012/09/25 05:14:30
    timothy.hill.14
    basically at it's core a computer is a clock.
  • Elbuscus 2012/09/25 04:17:31
    Elbuscus
    A thing that computes things.
  • phil 2012/09/25 04:15:57
    phil
    A system to control us
  • Mike 2012/09/25 03:59:09
    Mike
    an apparatus that is going to be used to track you and destroy you one day
  • Anna 2012/09/25 03:39:04
    Anna
    Like Dell or Emachines.
  • Dub 2012/09/25 03:26:00
    Dub
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...

    A computer is a general purpose device that can be programmed to carry out a finite set of arithmetic or logical operations. Since a sequence of operations can be readily changed, the computer can solve more than one kind of problem.

    Conventionally, a computer consists of at least one processing element and some form of memory. The processing element carries out arithmetic and logic operations, and a sequencing and control unit that can change the order of operations based on stored information. Peripheral devices allow information to be retrieved from an external source, and the result of operations saved and retrieved.

    The first electronic digital computers were developed between 1940 and 1945 in the United Kingdom and United States. Originally they were the size of a large room, consuming as much power as several hundred modern personal computers (PCs).[1] In this era mechanical analog computers were used for military applications.

    Modern computers based on integrated circuits are millions to billions of times more capable than the early machines, and occupy a fraction of the space.[2] Simple computers are small enough to fit into mobile devices, and mobile computers can be powered by small batteries. Personal computers in their various f...
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...

    A computer is a general purpose device that can be programmed to carry out a finite set of arithmetic or logical operations. Since a sequence of operations can be readily changed, the computer can solve more than one kind of problem.

    Conventionally, a computer consists of at least one processing element and some form of memory. The processing element carries out arithmetic and logic operations, and a sequencing and control unit that can change the order of operations based on stored information. Peripheral devices allow information to be retrieved from an external source, and the result of operations saved and retrieved.

    The first electronic digital computers were developed between 1940 and 1945 in the United Kingdom and United States. Originally they were the size of a large room, consuming as much power as several hundred modern personal computers (PCs).[1] In this era mechanical analog computers were used for military applications.

    Modern computers based on integrated circuits are millions to billions of times more capable than the early machines, and occupy a fraction of the space.[2] Simple computers are small enough to fit into mobile devices, and mobile computers can be powered by small batteries. Personal computers in their various forms are icons of the Information Age and are what most people think of as "computers". However, the embedded computers found in many devices from mp3 players to fighter aircraft and from toys to industrial robots are the most numerous.
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  • Tic-Toc 2012/09/25 03:24:08
    Tic-Toc
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    It is a bunch of wires, circut plates, a TV screen and a keyboard that allows anyone to become and Expert on any subject.
  • ♫♪‼Chloey Arddun‼♫♪ 2012/09/25 03:15:32
    ♫♪‼Chloey Arddun‼♫♪
    +1
    I think it's one of them things that the modern folk use.
  • mikeeonly 2012/09/25 03:11:14
    mikeeonly
    +1
    sometimes it's a pain in the ass, other times it's something that takes up too much of my time
  • ikeknight 2012/09/25 02:55:25
    ikeknight
    +1
    A computer is something that can be programmed to figure our arithmetic or logical problems.
  • dear•LT13☻ 2012/09/25 02:39:45
    dear•LT13☻
    +3
    Something that computes?

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