Archive for the ‘videos’ Category

Barking Drones

May 22, 2019

New Zealand sheepherds trade dogs for drones.

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Calories: A Con Game?

May 16, 2019

Are calories a dietary delusion?

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“The Death of the Calorie,” Peter Wilson, 1843 Magazine

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Confident Idiots

May 6, 2019

The Dunning–Kruger Effect is a cognitive bias in which people of low ability mistakenly assess their cognitive ability as greater than it is. They are ignorant of their own ignorance.

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295-Foot-Tall Game of Tetris

April 25, 2019

MIT Students turned the Green Building on campus into a giant, playable Tetris game in 2012. 53 of the building’s windows became the game’s falling colored blocks on a  80 by 250 foot “screen.”

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“The ‘holy grail’ of hacks,” Jessica J. Pourian, The Tech

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So, When Did We Begin Starting Sentences with ‘So’?

April 24, 2019

So, is it condescending or just annoying?

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“So, What’s The Big Deal With Starting A Sentence With ‘So’?” Geoff Nunberg, Fresh Air

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Hopscotch

April 23, 2019

The Hopscotch Expriment. An episode of Dirty Data, by Cut.

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A Gender-Neutral Voice

April 19, 2019

Siri, Cortana, Alexa. Female voice assistants do our digital bidding. Sexist, no? Meet Q, the genderless voice of AI.

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“The world’s first genderless voice assistant is challenging gender stereotypes,”Cara Curtis, TheNextWeb

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Lyft Mono

April 1, 2019

Get a ride, anonymously. Beta available April 1.

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SodaSoak

April 1, 2019

Sparkling bubbles, dazzling bubbles. Bathe in them!

Available April 1.

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Google Gnome

April 1, 2019

Google Gnome: AI for your yard. Available April 1.

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