Thursday, October 4, 2012

Building a Modern Computer from First Principles


The official companion web site of Nand2Tetris courses

And of the book The Elements of Computing Systems, MIT Press, By Noam Nisan and Shimon Schocken
The site contains all the software tools and project materials necessary to build a general-purpose computer system from the ground up. We also provide a set of lectures designed to support a typical course on the subject.
The materials are aimed at students, instructors, and self-learners. Everything is free and open-source; as long as you operate in a non-profit educational setting, you are welcome to modify and use our materials as you see fit.



Learn FOSS at almost no cost, at your pace, at your place! 


Earn knowledge, earn certificate and earn honorarium too...
Department of Computer Science, University of Mumbai takes pride in continuing with the very
successful launch of the training programme in the following Free and Open Source Software:
Pk1. UBUNTU – World’s famous and efficient operating system
Pk2. Python – Latest choice of the programmers in Industry and research
Pk3.
. Scilab—Compatible with the proprietary Matlab
. MySQL—PHP – World’s most popular database and Scripting language
Pk4.
. LaTeX—A better option to MS Word when you are creating scientific literature
. Libreoffice—FOSS alternative to Microsoft office

Details:
http://www.mu.ac.in/science/cs/Learn%20FOSS%20at%20almost%20no%20cost.pdf