General purpose machine, commonly consisting of digital circuitry, that accepts (inputs), stores, manipulates, and generates (outputs) data as numbers, text, graphics, voice, video files, or electrical signals, in accordance with instructions called a program.

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  • I installed a new program on my computer that would make it a lot easier to download items fro the internet and that made me happy.

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  • Society has changed so much over the last 30 years and the use of computer has made businesses so much more efficient.

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  • The computer was vital tool that will always be a part of our business plan in earning profit quarter after quarter.

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  • A Statement Made in 1949 About Computers
    "Where a calculator on the ENIAC is equipped with 18,000 vacuum tubes and weighs 30 tons, computers in the future may have only 1,000 vacuum tubes and perhaps weigh 1.5 tons. (Popular Mechanics article, 1949)"
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