How Software Works

Description

We use software every day to perform all kinds of magical, powerful tasks. It's the force behind stunning CGI graphics, safe online shopping, and speedy Google searches. Software drives the modern world, but its inner workings remain a mystery to many.

How Software Works explains how computers perform common-yet-amazing tasks that we take for granted every day. 

 

Specs

Inside you'll learn:

  • How data is encrypted
  • How passwords are used and protected
  • How computer graphics are created
  • How video is compressed for streaming and storage
  • How data is searched (and found) in huge databases
  • How programs can work together on the same problem without conflict
  • How data travels over the Internet

 

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