Math

Big Data Video Production

VFX Artist Reveals the TRUE Scale of Data!

Two of my favorite things in one video: VFX and Data Visualization. Wren uses VFX to explain the progression of Data storage over the ages as well as all of the Data that is stored on the entire planet.

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Hardware Mathematics

CUDA Multi-GPU Segmented Sieve of Eratosthenes to find the Nth prime

In this tutorial, see a clean implementation of the segmented sieve of Eratosthenes in CUDA C++. The segmented sieve method enables you to benefit both from parallelism (multiple chunks being processed at once) and locality of reference (chunks fitting into CPU cache, therefore being computed faster). Being run on the GPU, many tens of thousands […]

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AI Generative AI Video Production

What Happens When Artificial Intelligence Writes a Video

Kyle Hill explores what happens when he lets an AI write his script. How does deep learning work? What is a neural network? What happens if I let an A.I. write a science video and say whatever it spits out?

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Interesting

INFOHAZARDS: Things No One Should Know

Are there things no one should know? Is more information always good? Or will some knowledge almost certainly lead to the end of civilization?

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Mathematics Statistics

How To Update Your Beliefs Systematically – Bayes’ Theorem

Here’s a great video that explains Bayes’ theorem with examples and implications for life. I didn’t say it explicitly in the video, but in my view the Bayesian trap is interpreting events that happen repeatedly as events that happen inevitably. They may be inevitable OR they may simply be the outcome of a series of […]

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Interesting

Meet the inventor of the electronic spreadsheet | Dan Bricklin

Dan Bricklin changed the world forever when he codeveloped VisiCalc, the first electronic spreadsheet and grandfather of programs you probably use every day like Microsoft Excel and Google Sheets. Join the software engineer and computing legend as he explores the tangled web of first jobs, daydreams and homework problems that led to his transformational invention.

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Mathematics

How To Calculate Square Roots In Your Head

Did you know there’s an incredible method to calculate the square root of a perfect square in your head? Amaze your friends with this nerdy superpower.

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