Computing is a goal-oriented activity of utilizing computer technology to accomplish a task and also creating computers. Computing comprises designing and constructing of software and hardware, creating innovative computer systems, making and using communications and entertainment media, etc. There is also a sector of enthusiast computing refers to a sub-culture of PC (personal computer) users whose center of attention is to develop supreme performance computers by using high-end components. Enthusiast computers are also considered as "box" or "rig" by their inventors. History of computing is as long as the history of computing technology and computing software and hardware, including the history of the techniques proposed for chalk and slate with or without the help of tables. Get an eclectic collection of computing books presenting in plain and simple terms, with clear illustrations and comprehensive details to accompany each action in computers along with the universal history of computing.
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Abacus was the earliest known tool used for computation, and it was considered to have been discovered in Babylon approximately 2400 BC.