Definition of a Computer

Eric Smith eric at
Wed Apr 6 20:46:29 CDT 2005

Megan wrote:
> Years ago, someone (I don't remember who) gave the definition of a
> computer as a "device which inputs some stuff, does some stuff to
> it, and outputs some other stuff".

Which is presumably not actually very useful as a definition of a computer,
since a cow would qualify.


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