Tag: science

Should I Go Into Computer Science?

I want to get into a field that will be growing for the rest of my career. Should I go into computer science? Are you comfortable learning a lot of languages? I already know Spanish and American Sign Language. You have to learn Java, Unix, JavaScript, C, C++ – That sounds like you’re talking about […]

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Quantum computers: Computing the impossible

Quantum computers could one day solve some of the world’s toughest problems, and they’d do this by working completely differently to a regular computer. Information is stored in your laptop in bits. Every bit is either a one or a zero: up or down. But quantum computers are made of qubits. Unlike bits, qubits can […]

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The dark side of electronic waste recycling

– [Jim] They had a place where they’d store it right under our noses. They just thought they could get away with it forever, and they could have if it hadn’t been for those trackers. (Jim laughs) – [Reporter] Right now, you’re watching this on an electronic device. Do you ever think about where it’ll […]

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Hello World — Programming on Quantum Computers Ep 3

– Call got get counts and pass in our circuit. And there it is; that’s the result of executing our quantum circuit. (funky music) Hello, everyone. Welcome back to Coding with Qiskit. So traditionally when we learn new programming languages, the first application that we write is what’s called the Hello World application. And the […]

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The computer “CSIRAC” (1965)

(Dr Frank Hirst) Trevor, how did it come that you designed the machine with 16 D Registers? (Dr Trevor Pearcey) Well we first mastered the problems associated with a single register and then realised that we could put in 16 words into one adding unit thereby multiplying the capacity of the adder. (Dr Frank Hirst) […]

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Electrical Engineer – Careers in Science and Engineering

[Yael]: Ok so maybe you need to put a delay between turning on the burst. Have you guys looked at the data? [Man]: How many of- [Yael]: Its really fun to be able to touch something and think of something and solve a problem that no one has ever been able to solve before. Do […]

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How Close Are We to Downloading the Human Brain?

Someday our bodies are going to break down and we’ll die. Our brain will decay and disappear forever.But, what if it didn’t have to? Right now there are scientists around the world working on technology that could one day take your brain, and possibly your consciousness, and upload it onto a computer. This would be […]

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Quantum Computer in a Nutshell (Documentary)

The ability to contemplate the meaning of the world around us brings out a constant desire to deepen our knowledge and broaden our horizons This curiosity is fundamental to the development of our species and civilization From the advent of the wheel to the innovation of engines, from the cultivation of herbs to the development […]

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Are Electric Cars Really More Environmentally Friendly?

[INTRO ♪] Telling people that buying an electric car is a great way to fight climate change is a pretty reliable way to start an argument in some circles. People will say that you still burn fossil fuels with electric cars – it just happens at the power plant instead of the engine. And while […]

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