Money Is A Technological Fiction (The Invention of $$$)

Hey smart people, Joe here.How much money to do you have?Don’t worry, this isn’t a patreon thing… (but we’re on Patreon now)Anyway, seriously…count your gold.…or your silver, or your Benjamins, or maybe even your rai stones if we have any fans fromthe Pacific island of Yap.How much ya got?There’s a lot of ways to store…

Bitcoin, Blockchain Forks & Lightning – Computerphile

So over the past year the Bitcoin network has reached his maximumCapacity all the blocks are becoming full and as a result there’s been a lot of debate about how we can scaleBitcoin in the futureSo i’m gonna talk a little bit about some of those proposals, and what they could mean and what’s the…

Japan Aegis BMD (JFTM-4) Stellar Taka Flight Mission Success Quicklook

Japan Flight Test Mission 4is the 4th flight test in a series to verify the Aegis Ballistic MissileDefense combat system.Today’s test missionwill give the crew of JS Kirishimaan opportunity to track and engage an medium range ballistic target missilewith a SM-3 Blk IA missile.In 2009,the JS Myoko successfully executed JFTM-3.On October 28, 2010,Japan conducted its…

How to record Slow Motion Sounds (Exploding Tomato at 60,000fps) – Smarter Every Day 184

Video one: candle tomato. Video two coming up banana bottle.This is the Phantom V25 11this is the ultra slow motion workhorse for Smarter Every Day –– and sometimes on the Slow Mo Guys –this camera can record at two-thirds of a million frames per secondBut you’ll notice there’s no microphone on it so the question…

Stella Paes: How teachers can use Pearson’s new GCSE Lab Books

AQA GCSE (9-1) Lab Books – Supporting the development of practical skillsMy name is Stella Paes. Up to last year, I led the development of the AQA A level andGCSE science qualifications. Prior to that, I was an advisor, working nationally, visitingmany schools, a lot of science development and in local authorities. Then for many…

Frank Stella at MIT – A Discussion of Recent Work and Installation of “Loohooloo” – 1995

[MUSIC PLAYING] MITCHELL: Let me welcome you all here this evening. I’m Bill Mitchell. I’m Dean of the School of Architecture and Planning. The occasion this evening that causes this talk to take place is the opening of a new space in the School of Architecture and Planning that includes a magnificent recent work by…

Could Jupiter Become A Star? What it Takes For Stellar Fusion

75. Could Jupiter Become a Star?NASA’s Galileo spacecraft arrived at Jupiter on December 7, 1995, and proceeded to studythe giant planet for almost 8 years.It sent back a tremendous amount of scientific information that revolutionized our understandingof the Jovian system.By the end of its mission, Galileo was worn down.Instruments were failing and scientists were worried…

Bitcoin, Blockchain Forks & Lightning – Computerphile

So over the past year the Bitcoin network has reached his maximumCapacity all the blocks are becoming full and as a result there’s been a lot of debate about how we can scaleBitcoin in the futureSo i’m gonna talk a little bit about some of those proposals, and what they could mean and what’s the…

Bitcoin, Blockchain Forks & Lightning – Computerphile

So over the past year the Bitcoin network has reached his maximumCapacity all the blocks are becoming full and as a result there’s been a lot of debate about how we can scaleBitcoin in the futureSo i’m gonna talk a little bit about some of those proposals, and what they could mean and what’s the…

5 More Computer Viruses You Really Don’t Want to Get

Computers are incredible.By combining a few different parts, they can use electrical signals to store information,perform billions of calculations per second, and connect you with the rest of the world.But all those different components and connections are also vulnerable.If a malicious piece of code, a computer virus, gets in, it can take over your computer…