Data

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  • Created by: Olivia
  • Created on: 21-03-14 10:39

Data has no meaning:

  • Data is information that has no meaning. Data only becomes information when you know the context of the data. 
  • Information = data + meaning
  • Computers are machines that process data. They do not understand the data they process.
  • If you get a computer to process data thats incorrect, the results will be meaningless. This is called GIGO (Garbage in, garbage out)

Data is stored in bytes:

  • Computers run on electricity. They consist…

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