Posts filed under “Video”

The Unreasonable Effectiveness of Math

Raw Story:

Broadcaster and physicist Brian Cox recently explained why the discovery of the Higgs particle was so amazing.

“We sort of do know what the fuck is going on at some level with subatomic particles,” he said on the Joe Rogan Experience podcast. “If you look to the LHC — the Large Hadron Collider — which is the place where we generate the highest energy, so it is the biggest microscope in the world in that sense, we have an extremely good understanding of the laws of physics at that level, up to and including the discovery of the Higgs particle.”

 

Brian Cox excitedly explains the unreasonable effectiveness of math

 

Category: Mathematics, Science, Video

TDS: Guardians of the Veracity

Category: Financial Press, Really, really bad calls, Television, Video

Pharmaceutical Companies’ Marketing to Doctors

Pharmaceutical companies spend billions of dollars marketing drugs to doctors. We have a few issues with that.

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Marketing to Doctors

Source: HBO

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Category: Legal, Really, really bad calls, Video

DARPA’s Plan to Secure the Internet

DARPA Dan’s fight to secure the Internet

More videos after the jump

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Category: Technology, Video, War/Defense

TDS: Mr. Unclean

North Carolina Senator Thom Tillis stands by his free-market principles and suggests that employees shouldn’t be forced to wash their hands before returning to work.

 

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Category: Humor, Philosophy, Television, Video

The Real Story Behind Apple’s Famous ’1984′ Super Bowl Ad


Source: Bloomberg

For its 85th anniversary, Bloomberg Businessweek chronicles the most disruptive ideas of the past 85 years. In 1984, the world was introduced to the Apple Macintosh personal computer with an advertisement that ran during Super Bowl XVIII. The spot helped define Apple as a brand and changed the Super Bowl into a must-see media event. (Video by Brandon Lisy. Music by Andy Clausen)

Category: Technology, Television, Video

Apple Earnings Show Why You Can’t Trust Pundits

Category: Analysts, Media, Technology, Video

That French Vine Guy

Great story

Source: NYT

Category: Philosophy, Video, Web/Tech

Charlie Rose: Jack Ma, founder of Alibaba

Jack Ma, founder of Alibaba, the largest e-commerce company in the world, interviewed at the World Economic Forum in Davos. We conclude with Haider Al-Abadi, Prime Minister of Iraq, also interviewed in Davos.

Category: Technology, Video

Spectrum of Pain from Oil Price Decline

With the price of crude oil plummeting, why some countries are faring much better than others.

Oil Prices’ ‘Spectrum of Pain’

Category: Energy, Video