Watching the snooker

Watching the snooker

BBC Iplayer fullscreen on my Mac Mini. Also visible is my Atari ST (under the Mac keyboard), and the pride of my chess collection, the Kasparov President electronic chess board. And a Quickshot II Joystick.

Posted by Isofarro on 2009-04-20 13:28:00

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Philip Green Educational – Slide Set S44 – Computers

Philip Green Educational - Slide Set S44 - Computers

4 – This man is baking wafers of silicon in an oven to a temperature of about 1,000 degrees celsius. The silicon must be about 99.9999% pure before it can be made into chips. Elements are introduced to alter the way electricity will flow through the chips. The cleanest of manufacturing conditions are essential because the tiniest speck of dust can cause the chip to be useless.

*Taken from the Teachers’ Notes for this set.

Even after a ‘boil wash’ Neville handled his undies with the utmost caution…

Posted by Compound Eye on 2011-10-12 21:12:18

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