It’s OK to Be Smart

Interesting Science

Why Are There 7 Days In a Week? EXPLAINED

Today is Monday and every seven days, a Monday arrives. But why every 7 days? It’s Okay To Be Smart explains why.

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Science

What is Soap and Why Soap Is Our Best Weapon Against Coronavirus

It’s Okay To Be Smart explains how and why soap is still our best germ fighter. One of the most effective things you can do to protect yourself from catching a germ and becoming a statistic, whether it’s a global pandemic like COVID-19 or just every single other day of your life, is something that […]

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Mathematics

What Flattening the Curve Actually Means for COVID-19

It’s Okay To Be Smart encourages us to stay informed. Stay cautious, but not scared. Listen to scientists and public health officials and follow their guidance. By protecting yourself, you’re protecting the most vulnerable among us. Together we can flatten the curve on COVID-19 and SARS-CoV-2.

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Big Data

Exactly How Big is Big Data

Terrabytes, Petabytes, and Yottabytes. We toss these terms around quite casually, but do we really know how huge these are? Using grains of rice and retro computer graphics reminiscent of the Computer Chronicles, the YouTube channel “It’s OK to Be Smart” explores how big big data is and what the future of data storage may […]

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