From directions on how to get to our destinations to sifting through massive amounts of data and from exploration of space to accommodating human communication across the globe,  computers play an increasingly vital role in today’s society. Without them, we could not possibly maintain the standard of living that we have reached in the past couple decades with the help of our mechanical friends. Fundamentally, computers have changed how humans interact, work, and even play.

This website is consists of an introductory look at the history of the computer, a quick guide to the insides of a computer, and a compilation of resources for those interested in building their own computer or in learning more about them.