Alumni Portraits: Blockchain und Entwicklungsländer – Franz von Weizsäcker

Alumni Portraits: Blockchain und Entwicklungsländer – Franz von Weizsäcker

We are sitting in the Impact Hub, a co-working space in Berlin, the cryptological capital so to speak, home to the majority of start-ups in the field. And it is here that I run the GIZ Block-chain Lab. A blockchain…

Lambda Calculus – Computerphile

Today we’re going to talk about one of my favorite topics in Computer Science, which is the Lambda Calculus. And in particular, we’re going to talk about three things: we’re going to think what actually is it, why is it…

Not Everyone Should Code

Not Everyone Should Code

79,840 dollars: The average salary of a computer programmer in America. Average meaning many can afford a big fancy house or rent a closet in San Francisco. Even the lowest paid ten percent make more than the average American. Programming…

Bitcoin Mining in 4 Minutes – Computerphile

Bitcoin Mining in 4 Minutes – Computerphile

Sean>How do Bitcoin miners mine? Mike>There’s no actual digging involved. Think back to our video on hashing – so a hash function takes a message of any length and returns a fixed length hash which hopefully looks quite random right…

Tecra || Przemyslaw Karda: Big Brother, MTP, Mobile Wallet

Tecra || Przemyslaw Karda: Big Brother, MTP, Mobile Wallet

Hi Przemek Karda from this side, from the Tecra project As you know, I left Big Brother’s house not long ago. where for a week let’s just say I was resting from the outside world. but the truth is, the…

How the Web Became a Thing | The History of the Internet, Part 2

How the Web Became a Thing | The History of the Internet, Part 2

[Music] if you have a smartphone you probably have access to the Internet almost everywhere you go being it’ll access what is basically the sum total of human knowledge whenever you want that’s a new thing pretty cool after the…

Should I Be Afraid of BPA?

Should I Be Afraid of BPA?

Intro 🎵 Maybe you’ve seen those “BPA-Free” stickers on plastic water bottles before. Having them labeled that way makes it seem like a dangerous chemical, but you can find BPA in all sorts of things. DVDs, shatter-resistant eyeglasses, baby bottles……

Does IQ Really Measure How Smart You Are?

When people talk about smarts, Intelligence Quotient or IQ always seems to come up. People love to bring up how Einstein had a genius-level IQ of 160. And to join Mensa, you need to have an IQ of at least…