STEM

Science

Unlimited Fresh Water: Can MIT’s Breakthrough Save Us?

This video from Ziroth is an exploration into a resent rabbit hole he went down. I read about MIT’s new desalination breakthrough on Reddit, and needed to learn more! The topic of desalination is an important one that is only becoming more critical and could be a lifeline for huge area of the world. As […]

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Space

The US Army’s Plan to Conquer the Moon

“Project Horizon” was the US Army’s secret attempt in the 1960s to come up with a viable plan for long-term American colonization of the Moon. But with the Soviet Union already ahead in the space race, the hundreds of pages of classified reports also had to consider what would happen if a lunar base was […]

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Python

AsyncIO, await, and async – Concurrency in Python

This video from Socratica covers the asyncio module. The asyncio module in Python helps you use concurrency in your code. In this lesson, you’ll learn about subroutines & coroutines, concurrency vs. parallelism, and how to use the async/await keywords to create a coroutine, and to run a batch of coroutines using convenience functions in the […]

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Hardware

How do Electron Microscopes Work?

This video is from Branch Education. The nanoscopic world is wild!! Looking at basic objects like a grain of salt under an electron microscope looks like nothing you would have expected. Furthermore, have you ever wondered whether seeing a single atom is possible? Or how do scientists and engineers create only a few nanometers wide […]

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Python

Python Decorators: A Comprehensive Guide

Socratica explains the purpose and function of decorators in Python. Python decorators are “syntactic sugar” that makes it easy to add new features to a function or class without changing its code. To understand decorators, and to write your own, you’ll learn how in Python, functions are “first class citizens” and how functions can be […]

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AI Generative AI Large Language Models

The HUGE Problem with ChatGPT

Kyle Hill explains the problem with AI. Free-to-use, exceptionally powerful artificial intelligences are available to more people than ever, seemingly making some kind of news every day. The problem is, the public doesn’t realize the problem in ascribing so much power to systems we don’t actually understand.

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Solar

This Genius Turbine Will Change Energy Forever

This video is from Ziroth explains toroidal propellers, which have shown the ability to increase efficiency and reduce noise on boats and drones, but in this video we will see if these benefits can be transferred to wind turbines and planes.

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