Technology involving the manipulation of voltages and electric currents through the use of various devices for the purpose of performing some useful action. This large field is generally divided into two primary areas, analog electronics and digital electronics.
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Animated Circuit Simulator
Created by Israel A. Wagner, Research staff member at IBM Haifa Research Lab.
Basic Electronics Book 
The Circuit Design Lab
Consists of several Java applets, providing opportunities to experiment with particular circuit designs from Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY.
Digital Circuit Builder
From John Hopkins University.
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This site lists information regarding job opportunities, Career Planning, a Computer Science Overview, Resources, Salaries and other useful information.
PIC16F87/88 Microchip Data Sheet
SciTech Connect
This site contains over 65 years of energy-related full-text and citations. It includes technical reports, bibliographic citations, journal articles, conference papers and more
Scotís Guide to Electronics
Created by Dr Jim Lesurf, School of Physics & Astronomy, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, Scotland.
Transistorized!  The History of the Invention of the Transistor
Transistorized!  This brief introduction outlines personalities and organizations involved in the history of the transistor.
USB 3.1 Specification
Universal Serial Bus Revision 3.0 Specification (.zip file format, size 5.50 MB) provides the technical details to understand USB 3.0 requirements and design USB 3.0 compatible products. Modifications to the USB 3.0 specification are made through Engineering Change Notices (ECNs).