Understanding Computers: Today and Tomorrow
Give your students a classic, well-rounded introduction to computer concepts with a modern twist! Known for its readability and breadth of topics covered, Understanding Computers: Today and Tomorrow will ensure that students have the comprehensive, current knowledge of computer concepts and issues needed to succeed in our technocentric society. This 11th Edition offers exciting new features and updates to make its content more approachable and meaningful to students.
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