This course will uncover what lies under the hood for the technologies powering our day-to-day activities.
Day 1: How a mobile phone / computer works?
Browsing, messaging, emails, phone calls, songs, videos, online newspapers, video conferencing
[Networking - World wide web, Electronic mail, Cellular phones, Multimedia, Content Management, Teleconferencing, Algorithms, Sorting/Finding information, Binary code/Computer operations, Analog/Digital Data & Conversion]
How a Bank ATM works?
[Hardware – CPU, Memory, Magnetic/Laser Memory, IO Devices/Interface Controllers, Cyber security, Reconciliation]
- How a Bar code system works?
[Databases, Cloud computing - hardware/software/networking as services, ERP Shared Services – Retailers / Suppliers]
How Google maps work?
[Big data – Functional Programming, Satellites mapping Earth, Computer Graphics, Instrumentation, Computers in Cars]
How online shopping works?
[Analytics/Machine Learning – for Recommendations, Artificial Intelligence – Chatbots, Platforms]
How computing chips help our bodies?
[Biomedical engineering, Cyber physical modeling, IoT, Sensors, Networking, Edge computing,
Day 4: How to identify relationship between birth defects and childhood cancers?
[Bioinformatics – Dynamic Programming, High Performance Computing – HPC, Data Sciences]
- How a Robot works?
[Robotics - mechanics, electronics, signal processing, control engineering, computing, mathematical modeling]
- Summary & What Next?