What is a Computer able to do?

Prof. Bernhard Korte

Although in the meantime computers are commonplace in offices and at home, not many of us have a clear idea of how a computer or, in particular, a microprocessor works. In spite of the widely acclaimed artificial intelligence and virtual reality, it will be shown in this lecture that computers continue to be „idiots with special talents„. All they are capable of are the four basic operations of arithmetic, but these they perform extremely quickly.