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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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Science

The Absurd Search For Dark Matter

Here’s another science video to get your week off to a brilliant start. Finding your groove on a Monday may be hard, but just know that finding dark matter is even harder.

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Science

How Electricity Actually Works

Veritasium conducts an experiment to see how electricity actually flows.

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Science

Will Future Computers Will Be Radically Different?

For decades, digital computers have been dominant, but will that continue to be the case in the future? It wasn’t in the past.

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Science

The Big Misconception About Electricity

Here’s a fascinating riddle of science: do electrons carry energy around a complete conducting loop, transferring their energy to the load or is something else at play?

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Mathematics

How Imaginary Numbers Were Invented

Imaginary numbers come up in the most unlikely places. Quite impressive given that they are “impossible.” But how did math go from reflecting and describing reality to the abstract field we tend to think of it today. Veritasium explains.

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Robotics

This Robot Walks, Flies, Skateboards, and Slacklines

This is a robot that walks, flies, skateboards, slacklines, and might do much more one day.

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Interesting

Why You Can’t Drive From Boston To Berlin (Yet)

How do you build an underwater tunnel and could we use one to cross between the continents? In this video, explore Boston to take a look at how engineers create these superstructures.

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Science Security

Is the Universe is Hostile to Computers?

Can tiny particles from distant galaxies trigger glitches that have caused plane accidents, election interference and game glitches.

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