Integrated Circuits & Moore’s Law: Crash Course Computer Science #17

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Why Human Evolution Matters: Crash Course Big History 205

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This week on Crash Course Big History, Emily is talking about process of human evolution, and the knack for innovation that has allowed humans to become so ...

Socialization: Crash Course Sociology #14

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Last week we introduced the idea of socialization and today we're talking a little more about how it works, including an introduction to five main types of ...

Floods in the Ancient Near East: Crash Course Mythology #16

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This week on Crash Course mythology, Mike is talking to you about floods. You may have heard the story of Noah and the Ark from the Bible, but that is not the ...

Breaking the Silence: Crash Course Film History #10

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Nothing changed movies like the arrival of synchronous sound. NOTHING! Acting, directing, cinematography, and presentation all had to be rethought.

Software Engineering: Crash Course Computer Science #16

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Today, we're going to talk about how HUGE programs with millions of lines of code like Microsoft Office are built. Programs like these are way too complicated for ...

Social Development: Crash Course Sociology #13

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What makes you… you? How did you get to be that way? Today we're talking about social development, starting with the role of nature and nurture in influencing ...

Archetypes and Male Divinities: Crash Course Mythology #15

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This week on Crash Course Mythology, Mike is teaching you about the archetypes that are often associated with male divinities. We're going to talk about ...

The Silent Era: Crash Course Film History #9

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The Silent Era of Hollywood set a lot of things into motion in terms of how movies were made and sold. Big stars were one of the main ways studios tried to make ...

Alan Turing: Crash Course Computer Science #15

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Today we're going to take a step back from programming and discuss the person who formulated many of the theoretical concepts that underlie modern ...

Why the Evolutionary Epic Matters: Crash Course Big History #203

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Today we're talking about evolution–basically the history of all life on Earth. The thing is, why are we talking about this. Well, the story of life, all the way back to ...

How We Got Here: Crash Course Sociology #12

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So we know that sociology is the study of society, but what exactly *is* a society? Today we're going to find out. We'll look at Gerhard Lenski's classification of ...

Fire and Buffalo Goddesses: Crash Course Mythology #14

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This week, we're continuing our talk about the characteristics of Goddesses, and we're going to look in depth at two stories from parts of the world we haven't ...

Soviet Montage: Crash Course Film History #8

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Russia went and had a revolution in 1917 and cinema was a big part of its aftermath. Even though film stock was hard to come by, we saw the first film school ...

German Expressionism: Crash Course Film History #7

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We've spent a lot of time focusing on France and the U.S. as that's where a significant amount of both infrastructure and business models were initially set up for ...

Intro to Algorithms: Crash Course Computer Science #13

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Algorithms are the sets of steps necessary to complete computation - they are at the heart of what our devices actually do. And this isn't a new concept. Since the ...

Cultures, Subcultures, and Countercultures: Crash Course Sociology #11

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What is culture? How do we define it and how does it change? We'll explore different categories of culture, like low culture, high culture, and sub-cultures.

Theories of Myth: Crash Course Mythology #12

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This week, we're talking about theories of Myth. We'll look at the different ways mythology has been studied in the last couple of millenia, and talk about the ...

The Birth of the Feature Film: Crash Course Film History #6

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Movies didn't always look like they do now. There was a period (kind of a problematic one) where movies transitioned from short novelties to big, epic, feature ...

The Language of Film: Crash Course Film History #5

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In this episode of Crash Course Film History, we talk about the development of the language of films by filmmakers like Edwin S. Porter and his films; Life of an ...

The First Programming Languages: Crash Course Computer Science #11

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