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  • 11:02 New Cheese, Catastrophes, and Process Control: Crash Course Engineering #25

    Cheese, Catastrophes, and Process Control: Crash Course Engineering #25

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    Engineering, like life, could really use a lot more cheese. This week we are looking at a cheese factory in Toronto and what it can teach us about process control systems. We’ll explore feedforward and feedback systems, and see how integrating them both w

  • 03:05 New The connection paradox: Why are workplaces more isolating than ever? | Dan Schawbel

    The connection paradox: Why are workplaces more isolating than ever? | Dan Schawbel

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    - Technology's supposed interconnectivity doesn't breed human interaction, and has instead made many workers feel less happy and less productive. - Using email rather than walking over to someone's desk and having face-to-face time is a major culprit. Int

  • 04:35 New Preserving truth: How to confront and correct fake news | Craigslist founder Craig Newmark

    Preserving truth: How to confront and correct fake news | Craigslist founder Craig Newmark

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    - "[T]o have a democracy that thrives and actually that manages to stay alive at all, you need regular citizens being able to get good, solid information," says Craig Newmark. - The only constructive way to deal with fake news? Support trustworthy media.

  • 11:23 New Intro to Big Data: Crash Course Statistics #38

    Intro to Big Data: Crash Course Statistics #38

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    Today, we're going to begin our discussion of Big Data. Everything from which videos we click (and how long we watch them) on YouTube to our likes on Facebook say a lot about us - and increasingly more and more sophisticated algorithms are being designed

  • 06:08 The global plan to fight AMR superbugs | Jill Inverso

    The global plan to fight AMR superbugs | Jill Inverso

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    - Antimicrobial drugs are losing their effectiveness because pathogens change and find ways to resist the effects of antibiotics, leading to the development of superbugs. - Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) causes 700,000 deaths annually across the globe, a

  • 11:58 Ford, Cars, and a New Revolution: Crash Course History of Science #28

    Ford, Cars, and a New Revolution: Crash Course History of Science #28

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    Historians love to debate each other. So some of them pointed out that the first half of this revolution looks a lot different from the second. Let's chat about industry, cars, and Henry Ford. *** Crash Course is on Patreon! You can support us directly by

  • 04:34 Impossible Muons

    Impossible Muons

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    Thanks to Brilliant.org for supporting MinutePhysics! The first 200 people who go to http://www.brilliant.org/minutephysics will get 20% off a Premium Subscription to Brilliant. This video is about how terrestrial muons are part of our experimental proof

  • 04:44 What humanity will gain by going to Mars | Leland Melvin

    What humanity will gain by going to Mars | Leland Melvin

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    It might take going to another planet for different nations to finally, once and for all, learn how to get along with each other. What will we eat on Mars? We can't live off of a diet of potatoes alone. There are huge problems to solve, but recent technol

  • 10:11 Why free speech is sacred—even when it’s dangerous | Nadine Strossen

    Why free speech is sacred—even when it’s dangerous | Nadine Strossen

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    Suppression of free speech dooms democracy, says law professor Nadine Strossen. We should all be open to hearing dangerous and odious ideas rather than drive them underground. "People will often say to me, as somebody who is Jewish and the daughter of a H

  • 04:50 This is how we end hyper-partisan politics | Alice Dreger

    This is how we end hyper-partisan politics | Alice Dreger

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  • 11:53 Synge, Wilde, Shaw, and the Irish Renaissance: Crash Course Theater #36

    Synge, Wilde, Shaw, and the Irish Renaissance: Crash Course Theater #36

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    The Irish Renaissance in the early 20th century included a wealth of new plays written both in Ireland, and by Irish ex-patriots elsewhere. W.B. Yeats, Lady Augusta Gregory, and J.M. Synge were creating a new national theater of Ireland at the Abbey Theat

  • 12:07 Innocent on death row: How I survived 18 years | Damien Echols

    Innocent on death row: How I survived 18 years | Damien Echols

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    Read more at BigThink.com: Follow Big Think here: YouTube: http://goo.gl/CPTsV5 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BigThinkdotcom Twitter: https://twitter.com/bigthink Damien Echols: The true crime stuff I think it has good points and bad points; Good poi

  • 04:38 How ‘The Goblin’ may unravel the mystery of Planet Nine | Michelle Thaller

    How ‘The Goblin’ may unravel the mystery of Planet Nine | Michelle Thaller

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    Read more at BigThink.com: Follow Big Think here: YouTube: http://goo.gl/CPTsV5 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BigThinkdotcom Twitter: https://twitter.com/bigthink It might surprise you to know that we are still learning about our own solar system; ev

  • 05:27 What it takes to get vaccines from the lab to the field | Susan Silberman

    What it takes to get vaccines from the lab to the field | Susan Silberman

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    - The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) are a set of 17 directives to be completed by a 2030 deadline, with the aim of significantly improving quality of life for all people on Earth. Pfizer has made a commitment to SDG #3: Good health an

  • 05:06 How extreme beauty might defy survival of the fittest

    How extreme beauty might defy survival of the fittest

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  • 07:20 Are you courageous enough to collaborate with your enemies?

    Are you courageous enough to collaborate with your enemies?

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  • 08:25 Have Americans become too fragile for their own good? | Jonathan Haidt

    Have Americans become too fragile for their own good? | Jonathan Haidt

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    *Special Note: In the video Jonathan Haidt says, "TheCoddling.org" in but later on he caught himself and clarified that the book's website is actually "TheCoddling.com" — His list of resources for teaching yourself Cognitive Behavioral Therapy can be foun

  • 08:10 The Prison Cell Meditation by Damien Echols

    The Prison Cell Meditation by Damien Echols

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  • 04:16 Why the language of fear won’t help us stop climate change | Cheryl Heller

    Why the language of fear won’t help us stop climate change | Cheryl Heller

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  • 03:43 When will we find alien life? Place your bets! | Michelle Thaller

    When will we find alien life? Place your bets! | Michelle Thaller

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    Read more at BigThink.com: Follow Big Think here: YouTube: http://goo.gl/CPTsV5 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BigThinkdotcom Twitter: https://twitter.com/bigthink So Stephanie you ask a great question: how likely is it that we’re going to find life o

  • 04:09 A guide to DIY activism, from the creator of the pussyhat | Krista Suh

    A guide to DIY activism, from the creator of the pussyhat | Krista Suh

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    Krista Suh founded the Pussyhat Project, a bold and powerful visual statement that saw handcrafted pink beanies on thousands of heads at women's marches across the world in January of 2017 through to today. Suh advises aspiring activists not to underestim

  • 08:51 The Mighty Power of Nanomaterials: Crash Course Engineering #23

    The Mighty Power of Nanomaterials: Crash Course Engineering #23

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    Just how small are nanomaterials? And what can we do with stuff that small? Today we’ll discuss some special properties of nanomaterials, how some can change at different sizes, and the difference between engineered nanomaterials and ones that occur natur

  • 11:51 Supervised Machine Learning: Crash Course Statistics #36

    Supervised Machine Learning: Crash Course Statistics #36

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    We've talked a lot about modeling data and making inferences about it, but today we're going to look towards the future at how machine learning is being used to build models to predict future outcomes. We'll discuss three popular types of supervised machi

  • 11:43 The Horrors of the Grand Guignol: Crash Course Theater #35

    The Horrors of the Grand Guignol: Crash Course Theater #35

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    Prepare to be horrified, and to look into the face of inhumanity with the Grand Guignol. Mike Rugnetta teaches you about one of theater history's most horrible chapters. The Grand Guignol was a French theater based in Paris from the late 19th century unti

  • 12:33 Electricity: Crash Course History of Science #27

    Electricity: Crash Course History of Science #27

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    The study of electricity goes all the way back to antiquity. But, by the time electricity started to become more well known, a few familiar names started to appear. Edison, Galvani, and a few others really changed the way the world worked. *** Crash Cours

  • 11:10 Biomaterials: Crash Course Engineering #24

    Biomaterials: Crash Course Engineering #24

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    We’ve talked about different materials engineers use to build things in the world, but there’s a special category of materials they turn to when building things to go inside our bodies. In this episode we’ll explore the world biomaterials like titanium an

  • 10:56 Unsupervised Machine Learning: Crash Course Statistics #37

    Unsupervised Machine Learning: Crash Course Statistics #37

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    Today we're going to discuss how machine learning can be used to group and label information even if those labels don't exist. We'll explore two types of clustering used in Unsupervised Machine Learning: k-means and Hierarchical clustering, and show how t

  • 05:46 How trying to solve death makes life, here and now, worse | Michael Shermer

    How trying to solve death makes life, here and now, worse | Michael Shermer

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  • 12:29 Thermodynamics: Crash Course History of Science #26

    Thermodynamics: Crash Course History of Science #26

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    It's time to heat things up! LITERALLY! It's time for Hank to talk about the history of Thermodynamics!!! It's messy and there are a lot of people who came up with some ideas that worked and other that didn't and then some ideas that should have come firs

  • 06:26 How to find fulfillment: Lessons from ‘dark horse’ success

    How to find fulfillment: Lessons from ‘dark horse’ success

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    Read more at BigThink.com: Follow Big Think here: YouTube: http://goo.gl/CPTsV5 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BigThinkdotcom Twitter: https://twitter.com/bigthink So, when people think of a dark horse I think most people think of people who were succ

  • 05:45 3 great untruths to stop telling kids—and ourselves | Jonathan Haidt

    3 great untruths to stop telling kids—and ourselves | Jonathan Haidt

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  • 06:59 Dead penguin sex: The reason you shouldn’t anthropomorphize animals | Lucy Cooke

    Dead penguin sex: The reason you shouldn’t anthropomorphize animals | Lucy Cooke

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  • 06:28 Legitimate Cold Fusion Exists | Muon-Catalyzed Fusion

    Legitimate Cold Fusion Exists | Muon-Catalyzed Fusion

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  • 07:34 Why whistleblowing is the loneliest and most courageous act in the world | Alice Dreger

    Why whistleblowing is the loneliest and most courageous act in the world | Alice Dreger

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    Read more at BigThink.com: Follow Big Think here: YouTube: http://goo.gl/CPTsV5 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BigThinkdotcom Twitter: https://twitter.com/bigthink The mob is very rarely turned. The best you can hope for with a mob is to calm them dow

  • 10:39 Silicon, Semiconductors, & Solar Cells: Crash Course Engineering #22

    Silicon, Semiconductors, & Solar Cells: Crash Course Engineering #22

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    Today we’re looking at silicon, and how introducing small amounts of other elements allow silicon layers to conduct currents, turning them into semiconductors. We’ll explore how putting two different types – N and P semiconductors – together gives us elec

  • 09:08 Being nice is not going to end racism | Robin DiAngelo

    Being nice is not going to end racism | Robin DiAngelo

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    Read more at BigThink.com: Follow Big Think here: YouTube: http://goo.gl/CPTsV5 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BigThinkdotcom Twitter: https://twitter.com/bigthink After several decades of doing this work I feel like I know my people fairly well, and

  • 11:09 Fitting Models Is like Tetris: Crash Course Statistics #35

    Fitting Models Is like Tetris: Crash Course Statistics #35

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    Today we're going to wrap up our discussion of General Linear Models (or GLMs) by taking a closer looking at two final common models: ANCOVA (Analysis of Covariance) and RMA (Repeated Measures ANOVA). We'll show you how additional variables, known has cov

  • 04:57 Is technology corrupting humanity? History says no. | Elad Gil

    Is technology corrupting humanity? History says no. | Elad Gil

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  • 02:41 Education doesn’t happen on paper. It happens between people. | Elizabeth Alexander

    Education doesn’t happen on paper. It happens between people. | Elizabeth Alexander

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    *Note: This is a repost of a video that was originally uploaded on Sunday, Oct 21. It has been reuploaded to fix a typo and to update the cover image.* Read more at BigThink.com: Follow Big Think here: YouTube: http://goo.gl/CPTsV5 Facebook: https://www.f

  • 11:55 Genetics - Lost and Found: Crash Course History of Science #25

    Genetics - Lost and Found: Crash Course History of Science #25

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    Sometimes trail blazers of science aren't famous like Darwin or Pasteur. Sometimes they're humble Abbots, just growing peas in the back of their Abbey. This is the story of Gregor Mendel and how his work was done, lost, then found again. *** Crash Course

  • 03:34 The evolution of homosexuality: A new theory | Richard Prum

    The evolution of homosexuality: A new theory | Richard Prum

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    Read more at BigThink.com: Follow Big Think here: YouTube: http://goo.gl/CPTsV5 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BigThinkdotcom Twitter: https://twitter.com/bigthink Richard Prum: Diversity in sexual attraction found in people is a fundamental aspect of

  • 02:41 Education doesn’t happen on paper. It happens between people. | Elizabeth Alexander

    Education doesn’t happen on paper. It happens between people. | Elizabeth Alexander

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    *Note: This is a republish of a video that was originally posted yesterday; the previous version contained a typo that has been corrected.* Read more at BigThink.com: Follow Big Think here: YouTube: http://goo.gl/CPTsV5 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/

  • 07:59 Vivek Wadhwa: The Future is Bright, if We're Cautious

    Vivek Wadhwa: The Future is Bright, if We're Cautious

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    Vivek Wadhwa describes the advancements we'll have as a society in the next few decades. He also warns that these advancements are going to require ethical considerations. Read more at BigThink.com: http://goo.gl/O8uR Follow Big Think here: YouTube: http:

  • 02:50 Daniel Dennett: An Introduction to Intuition Pumps

    Daniel Dennett: An Introduction to Intuition Pumps

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    Daniel Dennett, one of the best-known living philosophers and a professor at Tufts University, believes it's time to unmask the philosopher's art and make thought experimentation accessible to a wider audience. "How to Think Like a Philosopher," Dennett's

  • 04:06 Daniel Dennett: How Does the Brain Store Beliefs?

    Daniel Dennett: How Does the Brain Store Beliefs?

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    What if beliefs could be surgically inserted into a patient's brain? This is the basis of one of philosopher Daniel Dennett's thought experiments in exploration of how the brain represents beliefs. Dennett argues that individual beliefs are part of broade

  • 06:58 How Neuroplasticity Could Help with Depression, with Ruby Wax

    How Neuroplasticity Could Help with Depression, with Ruby Wax

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    Comedian Ruby Wax discusses her journey that led her to learn about neuroplasticity and how it relates to mental illness. Read more at BigThink.com: http://goo.gl/O8uR Follow Big Think here: YouTube: http://goo.gl/CPTsV5 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com

  • 06:26 What Online Dating Tells Us About Human Relationships, with Christian Rudder

    What Online Dating Tells Us About Human Relationships, with Christian Rudder

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    OkCupid founder Christian Rudder goes through some statistics he's pulled from the popular dating site. Read more at BigThink.com: http://goo.gl/O8uR Follow Big Think here: YouTube: http://goo.gl/CPTsV5 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BigThinkdotcom Tw

  • 04:04 Nicholas Negroponte: Satellites Could Bring Everyone Online

    Nicholas Negroponte: Satellites Could Bring Everyone Online

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    MIT Media Lab founder Nicholas Negroponte discusses how geostationary satellites could be the best economical option for getting every human on Earth online. Read more at BigThink.com: http://goo.gl/O8uR Follow Big Think here: YouTube: http://goo.gl/CPTsV

  • 01:41 Anders Fogh Rasmussen on the Geopolitical Challenges of Climate Change

    Anders Fogh Rasmussen on the Geopolitical Challenges of Climate Change

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    Former Prime Minister of Denmark Anders Fogh Rasmussen discusses the coming political ramifications of climate change. Read more at BigThink.com: http://goo.gl/O8uR Follow Big Think here: YouTube: http://goo.gl/CPTsV5 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Bi

  • 03:24 Bill Nye's Answer to the Fermi Paradox

    Bill Nye's Answer to the Fermi Paradox

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    Named for its originator, the Italian physicist Enrico Fermi, the Fermi Paradox asks the question, "if chances are that we're not alone in the universe, how come we haven't heard from any of the other alien civilizations?" According to Bill Nye, he and th

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