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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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5 of the Worst Computer Viruses Ever

This episode of SciShow might make you a little paranoid about computer viruses and internet security. But that’s probably a good thing. When we talk about a computer virus, we usually mean any kind of code that’s designed to do harm and spread itself to more computers. They’re created by …

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TEENS REACT TO 90s INTERNET

On your mark… Get set… ♪We’re riding on the internet!♪ – Oh my god. – Whoa! What is this? ♪ …ual reality ♪ ♪ You’re goin’ surfin’ on the internet! ♪ – Today, we’re gonna be showing our friends Andrew and Lisa the basics of the internet. …and we thought …

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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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The new supercomputer behind the US nuclear arsenal

(quiet electronic tune) – This is the second most powerful supercomputer on the planet. It is 7000 square feet of racks, wires, and blinking lights. It has a few hundred thousand times more punch than your laptop. Its name is Sierra. (computer music) The computer is housed at the Lawrence …

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