Tuesday, April 15, 2008

How Computers Really Work

Since I happen to be very good at explaining complex data processing to my customers I thought perhaps my dear readers could benefit from this simple drawing.

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6 comments:

tammy said...

I totally get it now!

[And for once I beat Crazymama in leaving a comment]

Rob said...

Tammy, have you called CrazyMomma, is she all right? Did her kids slip her a Mickey Finn and run amok? :)

Erika said...

I like the little screens that just shout "NO" periodically. Yup... that's my experience with computers!
-Erika

SuperCoolMom said...

I want to make that my screensaver!!! Is that possible? Can you tell me how to do it?

I think the kids tied Crazymama up to the new playset in the backyard and are doing grafitti on the new walls.

Tanya said...

Now I'm tempted to get out the screwdriver, so I can take mine apart and see all the little balls moving around.

Rob said...

Erika- Yeah, I heard stories about those fruity computers!

SuperCoolMom- Not that I know of, sorry.

Tanya- Don’t do it! The balls are really electrons and if you spill them you can never get them back in the atoms again!