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How To Start A Pet Blog

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If you love pets and writing, starting a pet blog is something that might be perfect for you. Not only will it be a great creative outlet for some of your favorite passions, but it could be something that begins to produce an income. By now, you’ve likely already seen a pet blog or pictures […]

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How To Check and Clear Instagram Login Activity

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Instagram has come a long way from the old days. Nowadays you can have accounts on multiple devices, business accounts, swap between accounts, and more. While all of this is useful, it can easily open your account up to login activity that isn’t authorized. We’re going to learn how to check your Instagram login activity, […]

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Refresh Rate vs. Frame Rate: How Do They Differ?

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Whenever you are shopping for a high-quality monitor or display, there are several factors that you must consider. Frame rate and refresh rate are two terms that often confuse computer users as they describe a similar concept. However, it is essential to clear this confusion to make your shopping a bit easier.  Refresh Rate vs. Frame Rate: […]

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The 4 Different Types of Crypto Wallets Compared

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There are 4 main types of crypto wallets, and they can be broken down further into multiple subcategories. The sheer variety can be intimidating even for cryptocurrency enthusiasts! For the rest of us, it feels insurmountable. But there’s no need to get overwhelmed by all of these options, though. Which crypto wallet you want to […]

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What is FPGA Hardware Emulation?

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Field programmable gate array (FPGA) circuits have been used for decades in a variety of fields from aerospace to telecommunications. FPGA hardware emulation has also become popular with developers interested in gaming, where it’s used to replicate retro consoles. This integrated circuit is incredibly useful, although it can seem complex if you’re not familiar with the […]

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4 Ways To Shut Down or Sleep Windows with Keyboard Shortcuts

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Despite Windows being one of the most popular operating systems in the world, many people don’t about keyboard shortcuts! There are a TON of different keyboard shortcuts, all intended to make using the computer a bit faster. An example of a commonly used shortcut is CTRL + V, otherwise known as the Paste Shortcut. No […]

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How to Find the Best Discord Servers

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Discord is an app specifically designed for chatting with people in groups or gaming communities. It’s one of the most popular chat apps on iOS and Android. You might already be aware of this if you’ve recently seen group chats pop up on social media platforms like Facebook Messenger and KakaoTalk. Discord is becoming more […]

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The 10 Best Sites for Downloading High-Resolution Wallpapers

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Wallpapers are a perfect way to add a personal touch to your desktop, laptop, tablet, or smartphone. Having the same old photo of the ocean or your last vacation as your desktop background can start to feel boring. Instead of settling for low-resolution images from Google Images, why not upgrade your desktop with some high-quality […]

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The Real Reason LaserDisc Failed Spectacularly

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CDs, DVDs, Blu-rays, 4K UHDs… It’s difficult to imagine a world without an extensive collection of discs on our shelves. That was the reality before LaserDisc, though. As the first instance of a commercialized disc storage medium, LaserDisc took the size of a vinyl record and the function of a DVD and made them into […]

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What is FPGA and How Does it Work?

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What is FPGA?: Complete Explanation An FPGA (Field-Programmable Gate Array) is a type of integrated circuit that can be reprogrammed and reconfigured very easily to perform different functions. It is designed to be programmed or configured by a designer or a customer after manufacturing — hence the term field-programmable. Most importantly, it can explore data […]

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Theory of the Hilbert Transform

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Electrical engineering is all about signals. As such, the technology we rely on day in and day out is completely reliant on signals. Need proof? Try and change the channel on your TV when covering the transmitter on the remote. Need even more proof? Try and make a phone call when you’re out of range […]

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What is the NATO Alphabet (Alfa, Bravo, Charlie) and How Does it Work?

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From radio operators to customer service agents, many careers require spellings to be communicated clearly. A misspelled word could lead to a frustrating experience, or it could be a fatal mistake. That’s why the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) uses a standardized spelling method to send signals and spell out words in important communications. Learn […]

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What is A Non-Breaking Space (NBSP) and How is it Used?

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The advent of word processing brought with it a tremendous change to the world of computing. No longer were computers reserved specifically for mathematics and science — Now, the computer had a purpose in the office, home, and classroom, as well. At the time of its invention, word processing (and, by extension, word processor devices […]

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What is STEM Education and Why Does it Matter?

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You’ve likely heard of the acronym STEM before — and not in relation to gardening, either. STEM — or science, technology, engineering, and mathematics — is one of the primary focuses of the educational system in the 21st century, but it’s not the only focus (and it’s not specific to education, either). Given all these […]

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What is Fuzzy Matching, and Why is it Important?

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Before we wax poetic about what leads to a need for fuzzy matching, let’s define it, shall we? The Fuzzy Matching technique in computer science (which is sometimes called Approximate String Matching) helps identify two elements of text strings that are similar but not precisely the same. In other words, it determines the degree of […]

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What is Hex Code (HTML Color Codes) and How Do They Work?

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What is Hex Code?: Complete Explanation When looking at a landscape, there are several objects you might describe as green. Leaves, grass, frogs, and algae could all receive that color designation. However, if you were pressed, you would acknowledge that they are not the same color but different shades of green. Computers require more specificity […]

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The Multiverse Theory Explained (With Examples) and Whether it’s Possible

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What Is The Multiverse Theory?: Complete Explanation The Multiverse Theory postulates that the vast region of space that science calls “The Universe” is not all that exists. Even if the stars and galaxies of our visible universe stretch into infinity, there are theories that propose that other universes may exist in parallel dimensions or that […]

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What is a Replay Attack, and How Does it Work?

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What is a Replay Attack?: A Complete Explanation It’s almost impossible to overstate the value of the data that travels across computer networks today. Everything from coveted financial information to company trade secrets to personal identifiers like credit card and social security numbers all resides, in some form or other, on servers that communicate regularly […]

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Guide to NFTs: What They Are, How They Work, and What to Know Today

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NFTs have been the “hot” thing in crypto for some time now, despite many people not even knowing what they are. Even more, the acronym “non-fungible token” doesn’t clear things up at all. It probably muddies the water even further. Today, we are going to take a look at NFTs and learn all we can […]

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What is Web 1.0? Everything You Need to Know

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The web as we know it got its humble start in 1989. A year later the core protocols of the web were created and the first browser and search engine were born. Then one year after that, on August 6th, 1991, the first web page was published. The next two years gave birth to Netscape, […]

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Wiener Process

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What is a Wiener Process? To most, the idea of studying randomness seems like a contradiction in terms. After all, randomness is chaotic, the very antithesis of the lawlike behavior that something must exhibit to make it amenable to any sort of explanation at all. In a quest to understand randomness, where would one even […]

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What is a Burn-in Test for Electronic Devices?

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What is a Burn-In Test? It is a sad but hoary truth that all things wither down and decay, that they are imperfect, fallible, and therefore liable to wear down, break, or malfunction in any of a myriad of ways. Knowing this, many companies subject their products to rigorous testing regimens long before those products […]

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The History of the Internet

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What is the Internet? Here’s a Complete Explanation The internet is a revolutionary communication and networking technology that has allowed individuals across the globe to communicate, connect, buy, and sell. It represents a significant milestone in the timeline of technology and continues to be updated. The exact birthdate of the internet is open to debate. […]

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What are NFT ‘Bored Apes’, and Why are They so Popular?

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The Bored Ape Yacht Club is a collection of 10,000 NFT avatars that are each a unique style of a cartoon ape. Each Bored Ape has a different combination of background color, eyes, mouth, clothes, hats, moods, features, and accessories. The combinations of these attributes were used to generate 10,000 individual Bored Ape Yacht Club […]

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