Looking at Google data centres for one of my uni modules and my mind is BLOWN. The physical scale of technology blows my mind. For my final year project I’m looking at the modelling of nanoscale electronic devices, this involves researching how teeny tiny things are now getting to be. 135 more words
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SciShow explains how SciShow exists — and everything else that’s ever been made or used on a computer — by exploring how transistors work together in circuits to make all computing possible. 22 more words
This is a good question and a topic that rears its head pretty regularly in DIY. If we don’t have to work with 300V, we’d all prefer not to; however, there’s a reason that we brave high voltage in our quest for tube audio. 376 more words
What is a Tube?1
- A device used to amplify currents and signals.
- Also known as electron tubes.
How do tubes work?5
- A cathode, or negatively charged conductor, is heated to “boil off” electrons. 266 more words