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How to mine a bit coin?!

Bitcoins have always been something people have been curious about mining on a general purpose computer,  mining them has evolved from something you used your spare CPU cycles with to thrashing your graphics processor to then an algorithm best processed by ASIC technology. 336 more words

Technology 101

Why they needed general purpose computer at the first place ? To shoot !

Have you ever thought why they needed general purpose computer at the first time?¬†Actually it’s for shoot accurately. If you don’t know let me tell you the story. 452 more words

Turning Points In Computer History

Q13. What is the correlation among digital, analog, special-purpose, and general-purpose computers?

Q13. What is the correlation among digital, analog, special-purpose, and general-purpose computers?

Ans. Most digital computers are general-purpose whereas most analog computers are special purpose.

Q11. Briefly distinguish between a general-purpose and a special-purpose computer.

Q11. Briefly distinguish between a general-purpose and a special-purpose computer.

Ans. A general-purpose computer is designed to solve a variety of problems whereas a special-purpose computer is designed to solve a specific problem. 17 more words