Computer software is any set of instructions that directs a computer to perform specific operations, all programs and code are computer software. Computer software is non-tangible and different from computer hardware (the physical part of a computer).

Conway’s Game of Life Models Evolution

The Game of Life - a cellular automaton

Conway’s Game of Life is a simple rule-set that models the evolution of systems. It’s a “zero-player” computer program that demonstrates “cellular automata”.

The Sensorama Was the First VR Device

The Sensorama (1962) can be considered the first Virtual Reality device, it was a head-mounted display that played 3D film accompanied by sound, moving air, and aromas to create a virtual sensory environment.

VR is Different than AR

Augmented Reality versus Virtual Reality

Virtual Reality (VR) is an interactive virtual environment, Augmented Reality (AR) is a real-world environment “augmented” with virtual objects.

Resetting Often Fixes Electronics

Toggling the power (resetting / restarting) tends to fix electronic devices (hardware and software). It brings the device back to a “fresh state”. Most electronics are state-based machines.