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Thursday, December 20, 2012

A must read for all computer enthousiasts: The Elements of Computing Systems

If you really want to troubleshoot computers, this book provides the foundation you need.  You get to build a computer from scratch using simulators. It takes you from GATE LOGIC through OPERATING SYSTEMS More on: The Elements of Computing Systems / Nisan & Schocken

I am really enjoying this book. I recommend you read the Preface up to Boolean logic in the sample for a solid understanding of what goes on inside your computer. The hierarchy chart alone was quite an eye opener.

Simulation software used to "build" a computer.

Thank you Noam Nisan


Note: Chinese Edition: 2006 also available