The following points summarize the key concepts in this chapter:
The Development of the Computer
- The concepts that form the basis of computer technology have a long history that stretches back 2500 years.
- Modern computers have followed the growth and technology of the electronics industry.
The Role of a Computer Service Professional
- The role of the computer technician has paralleled the evolution of the computer.
- A computer technician must combine troubleshooting and repair skills with on-the-job learning and customer support.