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Computer is a former featured article candidate. Please view the links under Article milestones below to see why the nomination failed. For older candidates, please check the archive.
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April 7, 2006Featured article candidateNot promoted
April 7, 2006Good article reassessmentDelisted
November 28, 2006Peer reviewReviewed
December 19, 2006Featured article candidateNot promoted
Current status: Former featured article candidate

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Introduction description is semantic/other whimsy?Edit

"device that can be instructed to carry out arbitrary sequences" 7viii2k17rdg

Question: Computer use is non arbitrary - rather inter-posed procession of tool use & simulacra systems to r/k selection symbiotic type mutation/exploration?

Mechagnosis fractal of a always destined machined reality could have hard research to use other than 'frame drag'/'latent potential mutation relevance' synarchies? First level description correctness?

User:text_mdnp ~, 7 August 2017 (UTC)

"Arbitrary" is correct. It means that any sequence of instructions may be defined (i.e. "arbitrary" choices, not choices restricted by the processor), and the processor will then carry them out. It's useful for this sequence to form a valid and correct program, but the processor will run incorrect programs as well as correct ones.
I cannot understand any of your posting on this page. Andy Dingley (talk) 09:40, 7 August 2017 (UTC)
The Internet has become self-aware and is editing Wikipedia! --Wtshymanski (talk) 20:44, 7 August 2017 (UTC)
Self aware? That's more than I'm seeing. Andy Dingley (talk) 22:26, 7 August 2017 (UTC)

Semi-protected edit request on 13 April 2018Edit

The full form of the word 'computer' should be written there with the working of the machine written in that article. I just wanted to make edit on that by adding two more lines(at least 20 more words) making it easier because 80% of the audience to this topic are teens and youngster's. Yadav sharn117 (talk) 17:32, 13 April 2018 (UTC)

Not done. It's not clear what you want done. Please state specifically what you would like to see in the form "change x to y". --Wtshymanski (talk) 19:57, 13 April 2018 (UTC)

Semi-protected edit request on 26 April 2018Edit

In the Software section of the article, can you please remove the Operating systems header because it lists software other than operating systems? (talk) 13:37, 26 April 2018 (UTC)

  Done Removed. Was done by Ryanking16 with this edit. Looks like they forgot to "reaarange more [and] add sections in few days." ChamithN (talk) 17:16, 26 April 2018 (UTC)

More Display for PC at home... like page of bookEdit

Is there a normal PC (not "mobile") with more display (for Windows, Apple, Kindle, ecc) "to move to right and back left" like normal pages of a big book? — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 06:40, 21 June 2018 (UTC)

Lead images purports to show computers from different eras, but none are from earlier than the late 80's at mostEdit

And there's earlier images within the article already to use.--occono (talk) 18:53, 23 June 2018 (UTC)

Semi-protected edit request on 22 July 2018Edit

2405:205:A161:5315:9259:920C:B18F:518A (talk) 13:54, 22 July 2018 (UTC)
  Not done: it's not clear what changes you want to be made. Please mention the specific changes in a "change X to Y" format and provide a reliable source if appropriate. L293D ( • ) 14:11, 22 July 2018 (UTC)
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