Tag: computers

Sesame Street: Where Are the Computers?

ELMO: [HUMMING] Oh, hi Cheryl. Oh, hi Mrs. Turow. MRS. TUROW: Oh, hello, Elmo. ELMO: Oh, Mrs. Turow works in a library. MRS. TUROW: Mm-hm. Are you looking for something? ELMO: Oh, yes. Elmo wants to know [SINGING] oh, where are the computers in your neighborhood, in your neighborhood, in your neighborhood. Oh! Where are […]

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Shimon Schocken: The self-organizing computer course

Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Morton Bast So, this is my grandfather, Salman Schocken, who was born into a poor and uneducated family with six children to feed, and when he was 14 years old, he was forced to drop out of school in order to help put bread on the table. He never went back […]

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The 200 Year Old Computer

– Hey guys, I didn’t quite do it right, one second. Shut up. (beep) Hey guys, this is how a French textile mill invented the computer. Wait, what? Now when most people think of computers, they obviously don’t think French textiles, but you know those scantron forms that you used to fill out in school […]

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Crash Course Computer Science Preview

Hello world! I’m Carrie Anne Philbin and welcome to Crash Course Computer Science! So, computers really have allowed us to do some pretty amazing things – think global telecommunications, international commerce, global transportation, breakthroughs in medicine, distributed education, online shopping, online dating, just the Internet in general. Computers are allowing us to explore our own […]

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Educational Technology: Crash Course Computer Science #39

Hi, I’m Carrie Anne, and welcome to Crash Course Computer Science! One of the most dramatic changes enabled by computing technology has been the creation and widespread availability of information. There are currently 1.3 billion websites on the internet. Wikipedia alone has five million English language articles, spanning everything from the Dancing Plague of 1518 […]

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The History of IBM: the Personal Computer to Watson

This is the largest computer company in the world, and it’s known as ‘Big Blue.’ Welcome to WatchMojo.com, and today we’ll be learning more about the history of IBM. Before changing its name to IBM, the Computing Tabulating Recording Corporation was incorporated on June 16th, 1911. CTR’s products were quite varied, but they all increased […]

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Hashing Algorithms and Security – Computerphile

Let’s say you want to transfer a file from one computer to another and it is really important to know that it’s got there intact in one piece erm, you could send it multiple times and then compare them all – but what generally gets used is something called a hash algorithm. A hash algorithm […]

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If Humans Acted Like Computers – Funny Results

Excuse me, here is your co…. My Coffee…? Hello? Hello? Are you… frozen? Okay stop your task! Go back to the kitchen! Okay, just close! Hello? Task Manager? (Ring bell) Hello? Task Mananger… (ring bell) Why are you taking so long? Oh there you are. This waiter isn’t responding. Can you please end his task? […]

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