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Rules, rules, rules... | by Jindra Lacko
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Rules, rules, rules...

- the inner goings of transistors (such as the 2N3906 and 2N3904) are governed by the RULES of quantum physics.

-an important feature of applied Algebra are the logarithmic RULES, which allow replacement of multiplication and division operations by addition and subtraction, which are much easier to compute.

- in the past this was often performed with help of the slide RULE, an early form of a mechanical computer.

- with the spread of transistors and computers the Darwinian RULE of survival of the fittest started to kick in, and the sliding rule disappeared to the dustbin of history.

- and meanwhile the transistors and computers RULE the present...


(Macro Mondays weekly theme: Rules)

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Taken on January 24, 2016