Stored Program Computers

A Stored Program Architecture such as Von Neumann Architecture stores programs in computer memory and if not using an interpreted or JIT programming language the memory and data for programs can be treated the same. This methodology made programming in previous generations a lot easier as it meant the computer could be programmed using punch tape or cards. The first ‘Fully’ stored programming computer was the Manchester Mark 1 which was first operational in April 1949. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manchester_Mark_1However there is some dispute as to the true ‘first’ stored program computer. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stored-program_computer Before the use of punch cards or tape, computers could… Continue reading Stored Program Computers

Hull University Timetable to Google Calendar

Getting your iCal Link for your Timetable To add your Hull University Timetable iCal feed to Google Calendar, or equivalent calendar to use on your phone or other devices copy the link below, webcal://calendars.hull.ac.uk/tcs/Stucal.asp?p1=201700500 replacing the 201700500 with your student ID found on your lanyard. Adding your Scientia Timetable to Google Calendar Then open Google Calendar and click the plus symbol highlighted in red like below. Then click From URL and paste your link in. It should appear almost instantly. You should then see the new calendar appear that you can then set up notifications and colors to suit your needs. Adding… Continue reading Hull University Timetable to Google Calendar