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This Is the End of the Silicon Chip, Here’s What’s Next

Electronics keep getting smaller, and it’s all thanks to electric switches called transistors. When these little fellas replaced vacuum tubes, computers went from the size of entire rooms to merely the corner of a room. In the 60-odd years since, transistors have kept shrinking, scaling down and powering up our …

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Using an Android phone as your home computer

It’s quite common to see a laptop connected up to a monitor and wireless keyboard and mouse and being used like a desktop computer and instead of using one of these what if we use one of these can it be used like a desktop computer? Lets find out… First …

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The Internet: Crash Course Computer Science #29

Hi, I’m Carrie Anne, and welcome to CrashCourse Computer Science! As we talked about last episode, your computer is connected to a large, distributed network, called The Internet. I know this because you’re watching a youtube video, which is being streamed over that very internet. It’s arranged as an ever-enlarging …

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