Semiconductors: Everything You Wanted to Know

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You may be thinking: “there is nothing I ever wanted to know about semiconductors.”

I assure you: there is.

This video, created by the excellent Farnam Street, dropped my jaw several times around a topic that is crucial to our way of life, yet is virtually invisible to the vast majority of us.

Take an hour and watch it. It may put many things (including the geopolitical tensions around Taiwan) into better perspective for you.