Have you ever wondered how computers follow instructions so well? Or how they do math so quickly?
In the How Do series, readers are invited to guess and then explore the science behind the right answers. Basic principles of computer programming are explored through diagrams, photos, and informative and engaging text.
In How Do Computers Follow Instructions?, readers will learn:
· How programming languages work
· How computers and users communicate through inputs and outputs
· The three types of variables and how they store data
· Practical examples of programming
J.T. Liso is a software engineer with a degree in computer science from the University of Tennessee. Ever since he was a little kid, computers had always fascinated him, and he used that curiosity to study how computers worked. J.T. grew up in Franklin, Tennessee, but now lives in Seattle, Washington, where he spends his free time hiking with his dog Zoe and cooking fun new foods!
Srimalie Bassani lives and works in Mantova, Italy. Her mother has always encouraged her artistic expression, and she is the inspiration for her passion. Her work is full of surprises. She always tries to diversify her style based on every story she illustrates. It's almost impossible to remove her from her writing desk, where she keeps a stack of books and teacups of many colors.