The danger of artificial intelligence isn’t that it’s going to rebel against us, but that it’s going to do exactly what we ask it to do, says AI researcher Janelle Shane.

From the video description:

Sharing the weird, sometimes alarming antics of AI algorithms as they try to solve human problems — like creating new ice cream flavors or recognizing cars on the road — Shane shows why AI doesn’t yet measure up to real brains.

The Science Elf explores the rise of and fall of Flash, a technology that enabled rich interactivity on the internet since the late 90s.

It became ubiquitous on the web and met its doom at the hands of the Steve Jobs, no really.

I do take issue with the statement in the video that Flash was a “flash in the pan” technology. It was prevalent for the better part of dozen years. Flash had staying power and it was only the pull of the iPhone that killed it.