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CS50's Understanding Technology

Harvard University via edX

Overview

This is CS50's introduction to technology for students who don’t (yet) consider themselves computer persons. Designed for those who work with technology every day but don’t necessarily understand how it all works underneath the hood or how to solve problems when something goes wrong, this course fills in the gaps, empowering you to use and troubleshoot technology more effectively. Through lectures on hardware, the Internet, multimedia, security, programming, and web development, this course equips you for today’s technology and prepares you for tomorrow’s as well.

Taught by

David J. Malan

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Reviews

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  • Sagar Ladhwani

    Sagar Ladhwani completed this course.

    True to its name, the course was really for beginners. If you've ever had computer science as a subject or have a general understanding of technology, the course material will seem a lot familiar. But, if you are a complete newbie to tech, must go for this course. The way David teaches is quite engaging and you'd really enjoy it.
  • Anonymous

    Anonymous completed this course.

    I am really satisfied about this course and I highly recommend it.

    It is well explained and easy to follow for a beginner. Lessons last about an hour and are well organized. They give a useful overview on hardwares, softwares, multimedia, web development and programming and leave you with the desire to discover more about technology. Can't wait to go ahead and enroll to more classes!

    I think he is a very good communicator and teacher. He is able to keep you focussed on the object of the lesson with a simple but effective language without redundancies or difficult terms.

    Thank you!
  • Alex Osei Yeboah

    Alex Osei Yeboah is taking this course right now, spending 2 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be medium.

    This is a very excellent course to undertake. I'll recommend it to all beginners, intermediate and advanced students and tutors as well to all do well to partake in this course and am sure it will have a positive impact on your life. Thank you all very much
  • Anonymous

    Anonymous is taking this course right now.

    Some of the technologies that I have does give me some problems but I don't know what's happening to it an it will be a waste if I have to go an pay someone to fix it for me an the problem isn't bad. So with this course it will help me understand some of the technologies properly and give me some ideas on how to fix an technology if there are any problems and this will let me save more money. In the future to come for this skills will let me have a better job and make more money to assist my parents because they did a lot for me when I was growing up so this will be my time to help them. So with this course it will be the best luck I ever have in my life.
  • Anonymous

    Anonymous is taking this course right now.

    Some of the technologies that I have does give me some problems but I don't know what's happening to it an it will be a waste if I have to go an pay someone to fix it for me an the problem isn't bad. So with this course it will help me understand some of the technologies properly and give me some ideas on how to fix an technology if there are any problems and this will let me save more money. In the future to come for this skills will let me have a better job and make more money to assist my parents because they did a lot for me when I was growing up so this will be my time to help them. So with this course it will be the best luck I ever have in my life.

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