77426 Why Electronics Just Shouldn't Work

Why Electronics Just Shouldn’t Work





Every wire, memory chip, and radio link is constantly fending off data corruption with error detecting and correcting codes. With the help of these codes, electronics can keep up the illusion of perfection… most of the time. Hosted by: Stefan Chin SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It's called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at https://www.scishowtangents.org
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Images:
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