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Build It. Fix It. Own It.: A Beginner’s Guide to Building and Upgrading a PC by Paul McFedries

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Chapter 5. Eyes to See and Ears to Hear: Video and Audio Hardware

 

Nature has given us two ears, two eyes, and but one tongue—to the end that we should hear and see more than we speak.

 
 --Socrates

IN THIS CHAPTER

Many computers are designed to run in headless mode, which means the computer isn’t connected to a keyboard, mouse, monitor, or speakers. In fact, these “appliances” (as they’re sometimes called) often don’t come with any video or audio capabilities at all, a configuration that is truly (albeit still figuratively) headless: no eyes and no ears. ...

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