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Every wire, memory chip, and radio link is constantly fending off data corruption with error detecting and correcting codes. With the help of these codes, electronics can keep up the illusion of perfection… most of the time. Hosted by: Stefan Chin SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at https://www.scishowtangents.org
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In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently
On the river Rhine in Switzerland, there are reaction ferries: boats with no engine, no paddles, no onboard motive power at all. Here’s how they work — and a question about what other simple ideas are out there. I’m at http://tomscott.com on Twitter at http://twitter.com/tomscott on Facebook at http://facebook.com/tomscott and on Snapchat and Instagram as
Let’s go back to the age of physical media and look at one of the forgotten technologies, far beyond it’s time. The LaserDisc. Subscribe here: https://goo.gl/9FS8uF Check out the previous episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tCUuvyVwbJs Become a Patreon!: https://www.patreon.com/ColdFusion_TV Hi, welcome to ColdFusion (formerly known as ColdfusTion). Experience the cutting edge of the world around us in a
SciShow explains radiocarbon dating, the best way to date a dead thing! Hosted by: Michael Aranda ———- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow Or help support us by
Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy argues that “power posing” — standing in a posture of confidence, even when we don’t feel confident — can boost feelings of confidence, and might have an impact on our chances for success. (Note: Some
What is the Higgs boson? Michio Kaku describes the so-called “God particle” as a fuse. “It’s a match. It’s the spark that set off the Big Bang. It put the bang in the Big Bang.” Transcript– A few months ago the headlines were dominated by the fact that physicists think they found the Higgs boson.
You can learn more about CuriosityStream at https://curiositystream.com/spacetime We’ve been failing to detect dark matter for decades. Finally, the latest failure to detect dark matter may have actually proved its existence. One of these is true: either most of the matter in the universe is invisible and formed of something not explained by modern particle
A gigantic pie is shared with 100 guests, and each guest gets an increasing percentage of the remaining pie. Who gets the largest piece? Sources https://www.theguardian.com/science/2017/jun/19/did-you-solve-it-pythagorass-best-puzzles https://puzzling.stackexchange.com/questions/52787/who-get-the-biggest-piece Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/user/MindYourDecisions?sub_confirmation=1 Playlist to watch all videos on MindYourDecisions: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=UUHnj59g7jezwTy5GeL8EA_g This is the only channel to feature math topics suggested by people around the world. Support on Patreon
Hannah Fry on parallels between the game “rock paper scissors” and lizards in nature. PART ONE: http://youtu.be/rudzYPHuewc More links & stuff in full description below ↓↓↓ EXTRA FOOTAGE: http://youtu.be/ygHwBxWyI6E Lizards by Pete McPartlan Support us on Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/numberphile NUMBERPHILE Website: http://www.numberphile.com/ Numberphile on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/numberphile Numberphile tweets: https://twitter.com/numberphile Subscribe: http://bit.ly/Numberphile_Sub Numberphile is supported by the
Gibbs Farm, in New Zealand, is an enormous private sculpture collection. Its most famous piece is Horizons, by Neil Dawson – and it looks like a cartoon tissue somehow painted onto the landscape. To see it in person, though, will take a bit of effort. Gibbs Farm: http://www.gibbsfarm.org.nz/ I’m at http://tomscott.com on Twitter at http://twitter.com/tomscott
A weekly show where knowledge junkies get their fix of trivia-tastic information. This week, John looks at some unusual, old remedies people used to use. —- Mental Floss Video on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/mf_video Select Images and Footage provided by Shutterstock: www.shutterstock.com —- Website: http://www.mentalfloss.com Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/mental_floss Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/mentalflossmagazine Store: http://store.mentalfloss.com/ (enter promo code: “YoutubeFlossers” for 15%
SciShow debunks the myth that you only use 10 percent of your brain. So, how much do you really use? And how do we know? Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out
To get your free 30-day trial of CuriosityStream, go to https://curiositystream.com/minute and use the code “minute”. Just like the names of products and companies, animals’ names can affect how we feel about them…and changing the name of a species might actually help us save it. Thanks also to our Patreon patrons https://www.patreon.com/MinuteEarth and our YouTube
“Mesele esir düşmekte değil, teslim olmamakta bütün mesele” diyen Levent Ülgen, bizlere de hayallerimizin ve inandıklarımızn peşinden sonuna kadar gitmeyi öğütlüyor. ODTÜ Fizik Bölümünü bitirdi ve Ankara Halk Tiyatrosuna, daha sonra Ankara Sanat Tiyatrosuna katıldı. Bu sırada Hacettepe Üniversitesi Konservatuvarı Tiyatro Bölümünde eğitim görme hakkını kazandı. Tiyatro yaşantısına çeşitli oyunlarda çok farklı rollerle devam etti.
Casinos, magicians, and the makers of social media platforms all know something about you: your mind is very vulnerable to influence. Just as the magician relies on limitations in your short term memory or visual acuity to accomplish sleight of hand, online software engineers leverage the limits of your mind to make their product addictive.
17 is the minimum number of clues required to give a unique sudoku solution – but how did mathematicians prove this? Featuring James Grime. More links & stuff in full description below ↓↓↓ Dr James Grime discusses a recent paper which cracked the problem. The paper being discussed by McGuire and others is at http://arxiv.org/abs/1201.0749
How can a file take up no space on disk? Dr Steve Bagley explains how ‘0’ size files can exist. Magnetic Media (Floppies & Tapes) https://youtu.be/cWKo_dMUw7M Password Cracking: https://youtu.be/7U-RbOKanYs Google Deep Dream: https://youtu.be/BsSmBPmPeYQ Air Traffic Control: https://youtu.be/QK4wwxTRoAY EXTRA BITS: https://youtu.be/oC7UwnZlYR8 http://www.facebook.com/computerphile Tweets by computer_phile This video was filmed and edited by Sean Riley. Computer Science
http://tomscott.com – @tomscott – Out in the countryside near Canterbury, on the London to Ramsgate line, there’s a strange level crossing – one that requires human effort. It’s strange what railway history leaves us with. (Thanks to @quixoticgeek on camera duty!)
Traditionally organ transplants have been a long and painful process, this might be coming to an end with a new breakthrough in bio tech. In this video we’ll take a look. Correction: Text for kidney rejection should read 25% not 20% #3d #printed #human #heart New Thinking Book: http://bit.ly/NewThinkingbook New Thinking on Google Play: http://bit.ly/NewThinkingGooglePlay
Hank introduces us to oxygen – the element that makes it possible for most animals to live, but which is simultaneously responsible for a lot of bad things going on in our bodies. Like SciShow: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Follow SciShow: http://www.twitter.com/scishow References for this episode can be found in the Google document here: http://dft.ba/-1qC6
Good reason to stay inside during this Polar Vortex! How To Survive Being Trapped in -35° Weather? Sidenote Podcast: Winter Debate! https://youtu.be/6cPwbAPCrVM Ask us your burning questions in the comments! Created by: Mitchell Moffit and Gregory Brown Written by: Tharsan Kana, Rachel Salt & Matthew Carter Illustrated by: Max Simmons Edited by: Sel Ghebrehiwot FOLLOW