Vocademy

 Information Technology    This class is in development. Please read along as we complete it.

 Computer Hardware



 Part 1: A Brief History of Information Machines


 Lesson: 1




Reading Assignments


Binary-coded Information

Information Machines

Machine Memory and Sequential Reading

Machine Manipulation of Data




Video Lectures




Other Videos


What the Romans Did for Us


 Lesson: 2




Reading Assignments


Active Electronics

Combining the Elements

Modern Developments

Intermediate Advances

Epilog




Video Lectures




Other Videos


The Atanasoff-Berry computer in Operation



 Part 2: Core Mechanisms


 Lesson: 1




Reading Assignments


Logic Gates

Math by Machine




Video Lectures



 Part 3: Microprocessor Basics


 Lesson: 1




Reading Assignments


How Microprocessors Work

Programming the 6502

Assembly Language Programming




Video Lectures



 Part 4: Input and Output Concepts


 Lesson: 1




Reading Assignments


Input and Output

I/O Timing

I/O Device Configuration

Input and Output Transmission




Video Lectures



 Part 5: The x86 Microprocessor Family


 Lesson: 1




Reading Assignments


x86 Microprocessor Family -- Prehistory

x86 Microprocessor Family

Non-x86 Processors




Video Lectures



 Part 6: Motherboards


 Lesson: 1




Reading Assignments


Motherboard Form Factors

CPU Sockets

Cooling Systems

Interconnections




Video Lectures


 Lesson: 2




Reading Assignments


The Expansion Bus

External Periphal Connectors

Power, Battery, etc.

Motherboard Operations




Video Lectures



 Part 7: Memory


 Lesson: 1




Reading Assignments


Memory

RAM Speeds

Selecting and Installing Memory




Video Lectures



 Part 8: I/O Operations and Ports


 Lesson: 1




Reading Assignments


I/O Operations and Ports

I/O Ports




Video Lectures


 Lesson: 2




Reading Assignments


Parallel Port

Serial Port

USB

FireWire

Bluetooth




Video Lectures



 Part 9: I/O Devices Mouse, Keyboard, Sound and modems


 Lesson: 1




Reading Assignments


Mouse

Keyboards

Sound




Video Lectures




Other Videos


Johnny Lee's Wii-based Smart Whiteboard


 Lesson: 2




Reading Assignments


Modems




Video Lectures




Other Videos


The Secret Life of the Fax Machine

DEFCON 17: Old Skool Brought Back: A 1964 Modem Demo



 Part 10: I/O Devices - Video


 Lesson: 1




Reading Assignments


Before Video

The Jacquard Loom

Televisions and Monitors

PC Video Adapters

Video Connections




Video Lectures




Other Videos


Binary and the Jacquard Mechanism

Altair 8800 - Front Panel Programming Tutorial #1


 Lesson: 2




Reading Assignments


CRT Monitors

LCD Monitors

DLP

LCoS

Plasma

OLED




Video Lectures




Other Videos


LCD Monitor Teardown - engineerguy

Trinitron: Sony's Once Unbeatable Product - Technology Connections

EEVblog 1546 - INSANE $30k 4K Panoramic DLP Projector TEARDOWN



 Part 11: I/O Devices - Mass Storage


 Lesson: 1




Reading Assignments


Magnetic Disks

Hard Disk Structure

Floppy Disks

Early Hard Disk Drives

IDE Hard Diskss

SATA Hard Diskss

SCSI Hard Diskss




Video Lectures