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#StopSpyingOnUs: Your Data Is for Sale

#StopSpyingOnUs: Your Data Is for Sale

Whenever you visit a website your personal data like sexual orientation religion location and browsing history can be broadcast through Real-Time Bidding. Thousands of companies may get this sensitive information about you and use it to place personalized ads only for you. We have no idea who gets your data or what else they’ll do …

The History and Science of Lenses

The History and Science of Lenses

Hi! John Hess from Filmmaker IQ.com and today we’ll dive into the history and science of lenses and how these little pieces of glass make filmmaking possible. People have been fascinated by the properties of translucent crystals and glass since antiquity long before we understood any about light. The first lens or oldest artifact that …

How to selectively delete browsing history

How to selectively delete browsing history

a web browsing history makes navigating to your favorite sites easy but what happens when you need to visit a site that you don’t want everyone knowing about maybe you’re researching a gift for a spouse or you forgot to enable private browsing whatever the reason deleting your entire history might be overkill instead in …

Richard Feynman, The Great Explainer: Great Minds

Richard Feynman, The Great Explainer: Great Minds

We’ve talked a lot about great scientists on this show: people who solved mysteries that have been stumping lesser smarty-pants for centuries. Some of them even answered questions nobody had ever thought to ask before. But a lot of great minds have not been great explainers. Richard Feynman, the American physicist, most famous for pioneering …