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CPSC 100 Notes
Hardware: touchable devices such as a computer
-computers have gotten smaller over time but have become much more powerful
-The CPU has layers of caches(things that store memory)
-Moores law: computer speed will increase as the distances between them decrease
Software: can’t touch but they are programs
Most important software is the operating system which allows other software to run on the
Algorithm: systematic way of solving a problem
-swapping out cookies strategy: use one oven-mitt to take it out a cookie sheet and put it on
a cabinet. P4ut the bottom one on top and then put the one in cabinet back in.