• How Does a Transistor Work?
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    How Does a Transistor Work?

    In this phone, there are nearly 100 million transistors, in this computer there’s over a billion. The transistor is in virtually every electronic device we use: TV’s, radios, Tamagotchis. But how does it work? Well the basic principle is actually incredibly simple. It works just like this switch, so it controls the flow of electric current. It can be off, so you could call that the zero state or it could be on, the one state. And this is how all of our information is now stored and processed, in zeros and ones, little bits of electric current. But unlike this switch, a transistor doesn’t have any moving parts. And…

  • The anti-CEO playbook | Hamdi Ulukaya
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    The anti-CEO playbook | Hamdi Ulukaya

    A cold January day of 2005, I took one of my most important drives of my life. I was on this road in upstate New York, trying to find this old factory. The day before, I received a flyer in the mail that said, “Fully equipped yogurt plant for sale.” I threw it in the garbage can. And 20 minutes later, I picked it up and called the number. The plant was 85 years old, and it was closing. So I decided to go see it. At this time, I wasn’t sure where this road or my life was going. I owned a small cheese shop but really hated business.…

  • Job seeking is going mobile
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    Job seeking is going mobile

    Like many aspects of life today, job seeking is going mobile. 28% of Americans and half of young adults have used their smartphone as part of a job search. For the most part these smartphones job seekers are using their phones in ways you might expect, like browsing jobs online, calling a potential employer on the phone, or emailing someone about a job. But some are also using their phones for much more complicated tasks, like filling out a job application or even creating a resume or cover letter. Those with a high school degree or less are especially likely to engage in some of these advanced tests on a…

  • Quit social media | Dr. Cal Newport | TEDxTysons
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    Quit social media | Dr. Cal Newport | TEDxTysons

    Translator: Peter van de Ven Reviewer: Denise RQ You probably don’t realize that right now, you’re actually looking at something quite rare. Because I am a millennial computer scientist book author standing on a TEDx stage, and yet, I’ve never had a social media account. How this happened was actually somewhat random. Social media first came onto my radar when I was at college, my sophomore year of college, this is when Facebook arrived at our campus. And at the time, which was right after the first dotcom bust, I had had a dorm room business, I’d had to shut it down in the bust, and then, suddenly, this other…

  • How To: Bear Crawl
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    How To: Bear Crawl

    What’s going on nation? I’m gonna Demonstrate for you guys how to do a bear crawl now a bear crawl is a really great exercise All you need to do it is your body weight and what it’s going to do is put your coordination Cardio and Muscular endurance to the test you might say this exercise used a lot when creating the various sports such as martial arts wrestling football rugby or even various mud races The most important thing to remember when doing this exercise is that as you’re moving forward You’re reaching with one arm while stepping forward with the opposite leg This is the coordination that…