Karam Assany's Blog

What is a computer

A computer is, according to Wikipedia, "any machine that can be instructed to carry out sequences of arithmetic or logical operations automatically via computer programming."

There are many types and kinds of computers, but I usually focus on three types:
  1. Personal computers (PCs), including laptops and tablets that have typical PC traits.
  2. Smartphones, including tablets that have typical smartphone traits.
  3. Single-board computers (SBCs), as interesting as PCs and smartphones combined.