Tag: education

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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Wireless Presentation System TapShare TS20 | Lumens

Lumens Integration Inc. is the leader in pro AV products for every application. I’d like to introduce you to the TapShare ts 20 Wireless Presentation System. The unique features of the TS20 are easy to install easy, to use and no latency with 4K video. The best part is there is no need to install […]

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Compression: Crash Course Computer Science #21

This episode is brought to you by Curiosity Stream. Hi, I’m Carrie Anne, and welcome to Crash Course Computer Science! Last episode we talked about Files, bundles of data, stored on a computer, that are formatted and arranged to encode information, like text, sound or images. We even discussed some basic file formats, like text, […]

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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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Could Ultracapacitors Realize Their Full Potential…With Laxatives?

Supercapacitors present an amazing opportunity to move away from batteries and into a world where almost instant charging is the norm. But their drawbacks mean we can’t use them widely…yet. Experiments with a new class of materials that are related to soap and laxatives (yes, laxatives) could bring us one step closer to a world […]

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“Science and the taboo of psi” with Dean Radin

>> I’ve been looking forward to this. Dean Radin is a researcher and an author in the field of Parapsychology. He is senior scientist at the Institute of Noetic Sciences in Petaluma, California and a four time former president of the Parapsychological Association. He has held appointments at Princeton University, Edinburgh University, University Nevada, Las […]

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Intro to Algorithms: Crash Course Computer Science #13

Hi, I’m Carrie Anne, and welcome to CrashCourse Computer Science! Over the past two episodes, we got our first taste of programming in a high-level language, like Python or Java. We talked about different types of programming language statements – like assignments, ifs, and loops – as well as putting statements into functions that perform […]

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The First Programming Languages: Crash Course Computer Science #11

This episode is brought to you by CuriosityStream. Hi, I’m Carrie Anne and welcome to CrashCourse Computer Science! So far, for most of this series, we’ve focused on hardware — the physical components of computing — things like: electricity and circuits, registers and RAM, ALUs and CPUs. But programming at the hardware level is cumbersome […]

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