Antifragile: Things that Gain from Disorder

Antifragile: Things that Gain from Disorder

Author and philosopher Nassim Nicholas Taleb delivered a talk at Microsoft Research about how to gain from disorder and chaos, while being protected from fragilities... Details
Contact Tracing Technology

Contact Tracing Technology

Computerphile takes look at the technology that may help health services to work out how viruses can spread. Details
The 1890 US Census and the History of Punchcard Computing

The 1890 US Census and the History of Punchcard Computing

2020 is a census year and we take fast, actionable data analytics for granted. It wasn’t always easy or fast until the advent of a... Details
File Systems Explained

File Systems Explained

ExplainingComputers works through the mystery of file systems in his lastest video. NTFS, FAT32, exFAT, ext4 and APFS are just some of the file systems... Details
Why You Can’t Name A File CON In Windows

Why You Can’t Name A File CON In Windows

Tom Scott explains why you can’t name a file CON in Windows. The short answer is "backwards compatibility". The long answer is... well, it's the... Details
The Insane Engineering of the SR-71 Blackbird

The Insane Engineering of the SR-71 Blackbird

Real Engineering takes a closer look at the SR-71’s amazing engineering. Details
What’s Inside 3M N95 Respirator Masks?

What’s Inside 3M N95 Respirator Masks?

There’s a lot of talk about making masks to protect yourself from the COVID-19 virus in the midst of a shortage of N-95 masks. But... Details
Why Kids Write Letters Backward

Why Kids Write Letters Backward

As the pandemic has closed schools and I’ve become an impromptu teacher. I have always wondered why kids write letters backwards. Vox explains in detail. Details
The History Of Coffee

The History Of Coffee

- Cogito – explores the history of the world’s most important beverage in this humorous educational video. Details
How a Suzanne Vega Song Helped Create the MP3

How a Suzanne Vega Song Helped Create the MP3

Great Big Story  explains how Suzanne Vega’s hit song “Tom’s Diner” helped create the MP3 and spark a music revolution. Karlheinz Brandenburg has listened to... Details