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How Do Computers Follow Instructions?

A Book About Programming

J.T. Liso Srimalie Bassani

9781486717910
32 pages
Flowerpot Childrens Press
Overview

Have you ever wondered how computers follow instructions so well? Or how they do math so quickly? In the How Do series, readers are invited to guess and then explore the science behind the right answers. Basic principles of coding, including variables, binary code, loops, programming languages, and more, are explored through diagrams, photos, and informative and engaging text.

Author Bio

J.T. Liso is a software engineer with a degree in computer science from the University of Tennessee. Every since he was a little kid, computers had always fascinated him, and he used that curiosity to study how computers worked. J.T. grew up in Franklin, Tennessee, but now lives in Seattle, Washington, where he spends his free time hiking with his dog Zoe and cooking fun new foods!

Srimalie Bassani lives and works in Mantova, Italy. Her mother has always encourages her artistic expression, and she is the inspiration for her passion. Her work is full of surprises. She always tries to diversify her style based on every story she illustrates. It's almost impossible to remove her from her writing desk, where she keeps a stack of books and teacups of many colors.