Usage examples for computers

  1. It is for people with Internet accounts who want to explore beyond their local computers, to take advantage of the wealth of information and services on the net. – The Online World by Odd de Presno
  2. The transfer commands must be given to both computers. – The Online World by Odd de Presno
  3. On the fourth floor he took his glasses off, dropped the newspaper in his room, and headed for the ops room, where he used one of the computers to fill out a report form. – An Encounter in Atlanta by Ed Howdershelt
  4. I exhaled settled into the padded chair next to the computers, and tried to think. – Life Blood by Thomas Hoover
  5. " Dad, computermen don't like to hear computers called smart," Conn said. – Graveyard of Dreams by Henry Beam Piper
  6. Computers simply aren't alive. – The Creature from Cleveland Depths by Fritz Reuter Leiber
  7. He dictated his data and let them do the mathematics on the giant electronic computers. – Rip Foster in Ride the Gray Planet by Harold Leland Goodwin
  8. Computers do strange things, but to open a data file for no reason? – Syndrome by Thomas Hoover
  9. By keeping the enemy computers confused, they kept those beams wandering aimlessly through space, always where the little ships might have been, but were not. – Generals Help Themselves by M. C. Pease
  10. The trick in getting decent answers out of computers is to ask them sensible questions. – The Right Time by Walter Bupp
  11. If the government reorganizes the present Registry Office and brings in the necessary personnel, they should be able to take care of this much without the use of computers. – Down-with-the-Cities by Nakashima, Tadashi
  12. Internet access is for people who can afford computers, anyway. – Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town by Cory Doctorow
  13. John Sculley of Apple Computers and various politicians have been featured in such 'meetings'. – The Online World by Odd de Presno
  14. If Mr. Peary or his computers had frankly admitted the uncertainty of the grounds upon which these sextant readings rested, then one would be inclined to grant the benefit of doubt; but as was the case regarding the verdict of the National Geographic Society, the public was carefully excluded from a knowledge of the shaky grounds upon which these calculations are based. – My Attainment of the Pole by Frederick A. Cook
  15. Also, it will cut out their computers and missile- launching rigs, which might give us a chance to get a scout- ship away in one piece if we could get aboard one. – Gold in the Sky by Alan Edward Nourse
  16. The Russian connection simply enabled him to get access to bigger and better computers. – Underground by Suelette Dreyfus
  17. I want you to make this woman predict a series, a number of series, and I want you to use your computers here to tell me on what basis her accuracy varies. – The Right Time by Walter Bupp
  18. Some of the other agents were out there, no doubt; they were always getting sudden inspirations late at night and returning to use the computers again. – Brink of Madness by Walter J. Sheldon
  19. When we connect computers together, we call it a network. – Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town by Cory Doctorow
  20. Donations are used to buy equipment and supplies, mostly computers and scanners. – Project Gutenberg (1971-2005) by Marie Lebert