Archive for Tag: TED

How does your brain respond to pain? – Karen D. Davis

Translator: Jessica Ruby Reviewer: Caroline Cristal Let'' s state that it would take you 10 mins to solve this puzzle. For how long would certainly it take if you obtained constant electric shocks to your hands? Longer, right? Since...

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Why don’t perpetual motion machines ever work? – Netta Schramm

Around 1159 A.D ., a mathematician announced Bhaskara the Learned sketched a design for a wheelcontaining swerved tanks of mercury. He reasoned that as the motors spun, the mercury would spurt to the bottomof each reservoir, leaving one slope...

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How computer memory works – Kanawat Senanan

In countless directions, our storages constitute us who “we ii”, helping us remember our past, learn and retain talents, and plan for the future. And for the computers that often actas propagations of ourselves, cache participates much the same...

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Why don’t perpetual motion machines ever work? – Netta Schramm

Around 1159 A.D ., a mathematician announced Bhaskara the Learned sketched a design for a wheelcontaining swerved ponds of mercury. He concluded that as the pedals invent, the mercury would spurt to the bottomof each reservoir, leaving one slope...

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How transistors work – Gokul J. Krishnan

Modern computers are revolutionizing our lives, play-act undertakings unimaginableonly decades ago. This was cleared possible by a long seriesof inventions, but there’s one foundational inventionthat almost everything else relies upon: the transistor. So what is that, and how does...

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What is entropy? – Jeff Phillips

Translator: Nawal Sharabati, proofreader: Hani Eldalees There is an important concept for chemistry and physics. Helps explain why physical processes go in one direction and not the other Why does the snowfall melt? Why does ointment spread in chocolate?...

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