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10base2 (a.k.a. thinnet) over TV coax (wrong impedance) - will it work?

I have a run of TV/DVB-S coax in my house and I think about abusing it for ethernet. I am aware of the "good"/modern solution (ethernet over coax, fancy modulation an all, something like ...
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Science computation approach & errors

After reading one interesting science paper last week, I'd like to hear opinion of someone experienced or who is "in the theme": Modern processors have some finite level of precision, so what ...
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Physics with Jacascript [closed]

As an exercise I am trying to replicate physics such as that seen in angry birds or contre jour. In essence, the tensile and fluid snap motions present when you pull a slingshot or stretch an elastic ...
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How far do electrons physically move in a single clock cycle in a (theoretical) 4GHz processor?

I was musing last night about computers and processors and this video of a 6-bit digital adding machine, and I know that 4 GHz seems to be the practical limit of mass-produced CPUs of the current era. ...