"Think in terms of your car. The frequency is like how many times a minute your tires turn. The wavelength is like the circumference of the tire. If you know the size of the wheel and how fast it's spinning, you can figure out how fast the car is moving with a little math. "
"From a system perspective, Bluetooth also articulates a goal for hassle-free installation or even no installation. Engineering-wise, Bluetooth uses fast frequency hopping to alleviate certain problems. Frequency hopping is like depositing your money in many banks, to protect against losing all when something bad happens."
"Frequency Modulation or FM– is
where we put our message on the
radio signal by varying it's frequency. With an ocean wave, frequency modulation is like repeatedly altering the distance between wave crests in order to send a message."
METAMIA is a free database of analogy and metaphor. Anyone can contribute or search. The subject matter can be anything. Science is popular, but poetry is encouraged. The goal is to integrate our fluid muses with the stark literalism of a relational database. Metamia is like a girdle for your muses, a cognitive girdle.