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Celebrating 4 Years of Amazing Members!
It’s been a month long celebration and today the team at element14 Community would like to take the opportunity to say a BIG THANK YOU! We really appreciate all of our amazing members - the Community wouldn’t be what it is today without all of you!
Lots of you signed our Birthday Card, were introduced to the nearly 300 Original Members still active today, learned about our Top 10 Most Helpful Members, and many more of you participated in our Amazing BrainTeaser challenge! Congrats to all of our winners of the SABRE Lite Dev. Kits! (yami759, M W, davidbaker100, was, danteo, najath, and 3 more winners to be announced soon!) If you’re still hungry for FREE products to try out, why not pop over to RoadTest? If you’re looking to test your skills in Arduino, check out the Get Closer Wearables Challenge.
Next year we’ll be celebrating 5 years of amazing members on element14 Community! We look forward to celebrating with you all again next year! Until then, we'll leave you with this photo that we hope conveys our true appreciation of all of you, amazing members!
I am currently writing a new book, tentatively titled "I Killed Schrodingers Cat!".
I need your help to create a consensus about the current understanding of these issues. I will outline about 30 questions here that I would like for you all to answer. Most will be just Yes or No answeres, though I will also ask for you to opine at length about any issues that you see from my questions.
Element 14 has graciously allowed me to run this informal poll and any inputs I use will be referenced as Element 14 data. No one's identity will be disclosed.
So without further ado, here are the questions.
1. Quantum Physics adequately accounts for Atomic and subatomic issues. Y or N.
2. Protons are Positively charged. Y or N.
3. Electrons orbit the atomic nucleus. Y or N.
4. Photons have no mass. Y or N.
5. Einstiens E=mc^2 equation means you can extract energy from matter. Y or N.
6. Neutrons have no electric charge. Y or N.
7. Tachions can exceed the speed of light. Y or N.
8. Helium is made by fusing two Hydrogen atoms together in a star. Y or N.
9. Deutrium atoms have two protons at the nucleus. Y or N.
10. Electrons are negatively charged. Y or N.
11. Gravity is too weak to work at the atomic and subatomic level. Y or N.
12. Electrons move through conductors to carry current in electronics. Y or N.
13. All energy and mass are conserved. Y or N.
14. Entropy results from Thermodynamic reactions. Y or N.
15. X-Rays have no mass. Y or N.
16. The Universe can only be defined using probability equations. Y or N.
17. The Universe is open ended. Y or N.
18. Neutrons are pressed into alternative Universes inside of a massive Black Hole as defined by Steven Hawking. Y or N.
19. The Universe will end in a massive Black Hole. Y or N.
20. A Black Hole emits no energy or matter. Y or N.
21. Gamma Rays have no mass. Y or N.
22. String Theory is corrrect. Y or N.
23. There are more than four dimensions. Y or N.
24. Time travel is possible. Y or N.
25. Things can travel faster than light. Y or N.
26. Hydrogen is created by stars. Y or N.
27. Cosmic Rays have no mass. Y or N.
28. Neutrinos have no mass. Y or N.
29. You can create mass from energy. Y or N.
30. Essay question. What bothers you most about Quantum Mechanics?
OK that is the end of the poll. Remember, if you do not know the answer to a question, leave a question blank.
If you have questions about the book or the poll, please send me a private message. I am purposely keeping its content quiet whiole we are double checking the mathematics. I will put up a link to where you can purchase the book once it is published.
I will collect your results on 1 Augut 2013.
Until then let me thank you all in advance.
Happy Friday Everyone!
element14 Community is lucky to have such amazing members who are willing to help each other find answers to their questions! Check out the list below to learn more about the top 10 helpful members on element14 Community!
A level 9 member since December 2011 YT2095 has proven his expertise in MCU/CPU Interfacing logic and sensors. Read more about YT2095...
A recent repeat Member of the Month has been helping members on the Community since April 2011. Nico is a software engineer of mainly Android and iPhone apps during the day, and an electronics "tinkerer" by night. Read more about ntewinkel...
Billabott, a level 15, has been a member of the Community since January 2011 and has been helping members of the Community ever since with their questions about Arduino and Raspberry Pi just for example. Read more about billabott…
Coder27, a level 15 member joined the Community in March 2012. Coder27 has helped many members with his knowledge in programming and the Raspberry Pi. Read more about coder27…
Richard Hammerl is one of the original experts on the Community – having helped thousands of members with their questions about CadSoft EAGLE. Read more about Richard…
Cabe, one of element14 Community’s official bloggers has helped many members. Read more about Cabe…
DAB was the Community Member of the Year in 2012, and has been an invaluable member who is very knowledgeable (he has over 30 years of experience), and so willing to share his expertise with his fellow members! Read more about DAB…
Michaelkellett is a level 12 member, and has 35 years’ experience covering automotive, military, aerospace and industrial electronics. Read more about michaelkellett…
A member since March 2011, shabaz has been helping people with their questions about Raspberry Pi and most recently the BeagleBone Black. Read more about shabaz…
The Community’s #1 most helpful member in element14 Community is John Beetem. John has been a member of the Community since February 2012 can been found helping members in the Raspberry Pi group and many other areas. Read more about johnbeetem…
Also, keep an eye out for our up and coming helpful members...
Robotronics, email@example.com, colecago, selsinork,cadsoftnntp, morgaine, mcb1, Nate1616, nickgray, MicrochipRTCfr, RWM, mpilchfamily, wallarug, enrico.migchels, R_Phoenix, KennyMillar, cookieglitch, Eavesdropper, dmaruska, GreenYamo, fidelsalinas, and Curtis
Want to thank your fellow members for helping you? Here’s how!
When you ask a question on element14 Community you get to award the helpful people who responded with their advice and suggestions. You can gift points to these helpful members by 1 simple click of a button! As the original poster of the question, you have the option of selecting 1 answer as correct, which will surface to the top of the question thread to make it easier for others to read the question and the ultimate answer. You can also award 2 members “Helpful” points just by clicking on the “Helpful” button below their response. (See screen shot below)
Awarding points is a great way to show your fellow members your appreciation of their support and advice. These points help members raise in the ranks which start at a level 0 with new members and can go as far as a level 15! Read more about earning points on element14 Community.
As you may have seen in our member areas and home page we are celebrating 4 great years of amazing members at element14. We are thrilled that the community has grown not only in size, but in in the level of engagement and the scope in which we are able to have conversations about on the community. We wanted to take some time and dedicate a blog post to recognizing some of the first members on the community who are still active four years after we got things started. A big thank you for the below members, we look forward to celebrating more birthdays as a community together!
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Celebrating 4 Years of Amazing Members!