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For questions regarding a device that can be programmed to carry out a set of certain set of tasks without external intervention.

A computer is an automated device that is pre-programmed to carry out a certain series of tasks, such as mathematical operations. This includes all of Earth's integrated circuits, as well as theoretical ways to create a similar type of device. Computers are generally used for communication, problem solving including math and general queries.

Consider using that tag for questions related to extremely advanced computers that exhibit sentience.

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