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### Insights Intro to Algorithms for Programming - Comments

As far as that min/max algorithm is concerned: This is a special case where there are exactly 10 values and they are being processed as they are...
Post by: .Scott, May 22, 2018 at 10:53 AM in forum: Programming and Computer Science
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### Insights Intro to Algorithms for Programming - Comments

It depends on what you are going to be doing in future years. If it's going to be basically the same algorithms over and over again, then you're...
Post by: .Scott, May 22, 2018 at 10:48 AM in forum: Programming and Computer Science
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### [Solved] Logic gate question -- Tying both inputs of a gate together

It will work. Tying both inputs of an And/Or/Nor gate is often used for signal conditioning - or more rarely, to introduce a 1-gate delay in the...
Post by: .Scott, May 22, 2018 at 7:51 AM in forum: Electrical Engineering
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### Accelerated lifetime / thermal ageing of power cables

Then my next question would be: What would the consequences be of premature failure of this power cable? More specifically, is it life-critical,...
Post by: .Scott, May 22, 2018 at 7:25 AM in forum: Electrical Engineering
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### Accelerated lifetime / thermal ageing of power cables

I would contact the cable manufacturer. They are the ones with the expertise and know all of what goes into an age estimate.
Post by: .Scott, May 21, 2018 at 7:03 AM in forum: Electrical Engineering
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### Looking for small ideas -- items which demonstrate interesting/educational things

First thing that comes to mind is bugs - mosquitoes, grasshoppers, etc. Different fabrics. Their own fingers and finger nails. Rocks, dirt, sand,...
Post by: .Scott, May 19, 2018 at 8:02 PM in forum: Educators and Teaching
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### I Any equation that fits in this shape? (variable concavity)

If I set the center of circle to be (x,y) = (b,b) for b>=1, and then set the radius of the circle to cross through (1,0) and (0,1): r = sqrt(bb+...
Post by: .Scott, May 19, 2018 at 7:48 PM in forum: General Math
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### Engineering What is electric design?

Interesting enough. Are you considering that kind of job for your own employment?
Post by: .Scott, May 18, 2018 at 7:11 AM in forum: Career Guidance
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### B Do Black Holes Destroy Information?

Possibly - but not to my knowledge. There is certainly a connection. If it weren't for the incoming particles, there would be no black hole to...
Post by: .Scott, May 17, 2018 at 7:18 AM in forum: Quantum Physics
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### I What should be continuous at the interface of two materials?

What is the context of this question? The word "should" implies that there is an objective. Of out context, many answers are possible. For...
Post by: .Scott, May 11, 2018 in forum: Atomic and Condensed Matter
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### I Gravitational difference between a black hole and a star

The gravity generated by an object is due only to its mass - and to an extent, its rotation. No other characteristics (such as the chemistry or...
Post by: .Scott, May 4, 2018 in forum: Astronomy and Astrophysics
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### How to distinguish the decimal expansions of irrational numbers from random numbers?

Of course, there would be a significant technology problem in generating "the 10^10th to 10^19th digits of the decimal extraction of the square...
Post by: .Scott, May 4, 2018 in forum: Programming and Computer Science
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### Java Self taught programmers - how did you get your first dev job

As a student, I volunteered at my High School's data processing center. When I graduated High School in 1971, I had accumulated quite a bit of...
Post by: .Scott, Apr 30, 2018 in forum: Programming and Computer Science