Computers: Not Just a PC on a Desk

by Don Lindsay

Everyone has seen a computer. You probably saw a keyboard, and a mouse, and a screen. And it's easy to think that all computers look like that, and that they always did, and always will.

If you've taken a computer course, you may have heard that a computer contains a microprocessor. And you may know that a processor works by fetching instructions from a memory. But if you click on some of the links below, you will see some examples that are just a bit different.

Last modified: 9 July 1997

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