The Universe is Hostile to Computers

I like this video from Vertiasium on Cosmic Rays and how they can trigger bit flipping in our computers, known as “Single Event Upsets”.

Tiny particles from distant galaxies have caused plane accidents, election interference and game glitches.

Solid buildup, good pacing, and well explained.

Published by Bramus!

Bramus is a frontend web developer from Belgium, working as a Chrome Developer Relations Engineer at Google. From the moment he discovered view-source at the age of 14 (way back in 1997), he fell in love with the web and has been tinkering with it ever since (more …)

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