John McWhorter - Txtng is killing language. JK!!! 01:00

John McWhorter - Txtng is killing language. JK!!!

by bcmoney
1491 views, 3141 days ago

Does texting mean the death of good writing skills? John McWhorter posits that there's much more to texting -- linguistically, culturally -- than it seems, and it's all good news.


Erik Brynjolfsson - The key to growth? Race against machines 01:00

Erik Brynjolfsson - The key to growth? Race against machines

by bcmoney
1325 views, 3141 days ago

As machines take on more jobs, many find themselves out of work or with raises indefinitely postponed. Is this the end of growth? No, says Erik Brynjolfsson -- it's simply the growing pains of a ra...


Robert Gordon - The death of innovation, the end of growth 01:00

Robert Gordon - The death of innovation, the end of growth

by bcmoney
1333 views, 3141 days ago

The US economy has been expanding wildly for two centuries. Are we witnessing the end of growth? Economist Robert Gordon lays out 4 reasons US growth may be slowing, detailing factors like epidemic...


Douglas Engelbart - The Mother of All Demos (1968) 01:40:53

Douglas Engelbart - The Mother of All Demos (1968)

by bcmoney
4711 views, 3169 days ago

"The Mother of All Demos" is a name given retrospectively to Douglas Engelbart's December 9, 1968, demons...


Crockford on JavaScript - Function the Ultimate 01:13:29

Crockford on JavaScript - Function the Ultimate

by bcmoney
2923 views, 3169 days ago

Yahoo!'s former JavaScript lead architect Douglas Crockford continues his lecture series on the JavaScript programming language with a discussion of functions in JavaScript. "Functions are the very...


Crockford on JavaScript - Then There Was JavaScript (VOL.2) 01:30:23

Crockford on JavaScript - Then There Was JavaScript (VOL.2)

by bcmoney
2809 views, 3169 days ago

Yahoo!'s former JavaScript lead architect Douglas Crockford surveys the features of the JavaScript programming language.


Crockford on JavaScript - The Early Years (VOL.1) 01:42:09

Crockford on JavaScript - The Early Years (VOL.1)

by bcmoney
2792 views, 3169 days ago

Douglas Crockford puts the JavaScript programming language in its proper historical context, tracing the language's structure and conventions (and some of its quirks) back to their roots in the ear...


Arthur C. Clarke - Reflections on his Nineteeth Birthday 09:13

Arthur C. Clarke - Reflections on his Nineteeth Birthday

by bcmoney
2906 views, 3172 days ago

The world's best known writer of science fiction, Sir Arthur C Clarke was the first to propose satellite communications in 1945. One of his short stories inspired the World Wide Web, while another ...


Arthur C. Clarke - Fractals The Colors Of Infinity 53:45

Arthur C. Clarke - Fractals The Colors Of Infinity

by bcmoney
2900 views, 3172 days ago

Fractals: The Colors of Infinity.

The Mandelbrot set -- someone has called it the thumb-print of God -- is one of the most beautiful and remarkable discoveries in the entire history of...


Arthur C. Clarke Predicts the Internet and Home PCs 01:34

Arthur C. Clarke Predicts the Internet and Home PCs

by bcmoney
2854 views, 3172 days ago

Looked at today, this interview - where Arthur C. Clarke appears to predict future technologies such as the internet and Computers as small as laptops - is particularly powerful because it takes pl...


Pavel Datsyk - NHL 94 Style 00:27

Pavel Datsyk - NHL 94 Style

by TheLyle
3234 views, 3176 days ago

Pavel Datsyk channels NHL 94 as he goes end-to-end and single-handedly takes on the entire Nashville Predators' team, a feat common in the classic video game but much less so in real life.


NHL 94 - The Best Hockey Video Game Ever Made? 02:51

NHL 94 - The Best Hockey Video Game Ever Made?

by TheLyle
4415 views, 3176 days ago

Electronic Arts' EA Sports division produced a iconic hockey game for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES) and Sega Genesis consoles. 20 years later, it remains a landmark game and fan fa...


Elon Musk - The Mind Behind Tesla Motors, SpaceX & SolarCity 21:05

Elon Musk - The Mind Behind Tesla Motors, SpaceX & SolarCity

by bcmoney
3272 views, 3177 days ago

Entrepreneur Elon Musk is a man with many plans. The founder of PayPal, Tesla Motors and SpaceX sits down with TED curator Chris Anderson to share details about his visionary projects, which includ...


50 performance tricks to make your HTML5 apps & sites faster 59:06

50 performance tricks to make your HTML5 apps & sites faster

by bcmoney
2877 views, 3177 days ago

Creating high performance web apps is crucial for every web developer. Learn directly from the Internet Explorer Performance team about what actually drives performance across the web and how you c...


Programming as Art 05:40

Programming as Art

by bcmoney
2428 views, 3179 days ago

Based on the 1974 article by Donald Knuth. It also seems as though many major figures in computer programming and computer science...


Clay Shirky - Cognitive Surplus 54:35

Clay Shirky - Cognitive Surplus

by bcmoney
2406 views, 3182 days ago

Author, teacher and activist, Clay Shirky, discusses the visionary insights of Marshall McLuhan as well as his own ideas about the effects of new media and social networking on our society. Shirky'...


Green Economy & Sustainable Development - Bring Back Social 09:56

Green Economy & Sustainable Development - Bring Back Social

by bcmoney
2380 views, 3182 days ago

Discussions about Green Economy often ignore the Social - this short 10 minute video addresses this issue. Check out UNRISD's Project on the

Edith Widder: How we found the giant squid 13:48

Edith Widder: How we found the giant squid

by bcmoney
2405 views, 3190 days ago

Humankind has been looking for the giant squid (Architeuthis) since we first started taking pictures underwater. But the elusive deep-sea predator could never be caught on film. Oceanographer and i...


OREO Separator Machine #3 - Conceptual Artist Col. DENTAKU 02:55

OREO Separator Machine #3 - Conceptual Artist Col. DENTAKU

by bcmoney
2086 views, 3191 days ago

Conceptual art has its uses. Especially when it separates OREO cookies. Watch as art collective Dentaku blurs the line between art and deliciousness. Music Credits: Artist-Anamanaguchi Title-Meow


OREO Separator Machine #2 - Toy Scientists Bill and Barry 02:41

OREO Separator Machine #2 - Toy Scientists Bill and Barry

by bcmoney
1260 views, 3191 days ago

One toy scientist in Minnesota likes the creme while another likes the cookie, so they built a machine to separate OREO cookies and serve each delicious half to its respective scientist.