A “no math” (but seven-part) guide to modern quantum mechanics

Enlarge / Quantum mechanics is complex, fold-your-brain stuff. But it can be explained.

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Some technical revolutions enter with drama and a bang, others wriggle unnoticed into our everyday experience. And one of the quietest revolutions of our current century has been the entry of quantum mechanics into our everyday technology. It used to be that quantum effects were confined to physics laboratories and delicate experiments. But modern technology increasingly relies on quantum mechanics for its basic operation, and the importance of quantum effects will only grow in the

Xiaomi Mi 10i review: Taking the fight to OnePlus Nord


There are many claimants to the crown, but Xiaomi has been the king of entry to mid-range smartphones in India for some time now. However, in 2020, the company started focusing more on brand differentiation and a more premium outlook.

Spinning off Redmi into its own entity, launching an array of excellent products in the Mi 10 series, and expanding its premium ecosystem offerings — Xiaomi wants to be seen as a legitimate high-end option and a credible alternative to OnePlus.

Enter the Xiaomi Mi 10i. While the Mi 10T and Mi 10 went up against the OnePlus 8T

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