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A 30-year history of the future | Nicholas Negroponte

A 30-year history of the future | Nicholas Negroponte

(Video) Nicholas Negroponte: Can we switch to the video disc, which is in play mode? I’m really interested in how you put people and computers together. We will be using the TV screens or their equivalents for electronic books of the future. (Music, crosstalk) Very interested in touch-sensitive displays, high-tech, high-touch, not having to pick …

Regular Expressions – Computerphile

Regular Expressions – Computerphile

Today. Well today, as ever, we’re going to listen to our subscribers. And a lot of them keep saying: “Well, you haven’t really done regular expressions head on. You keep on mentioning them as though we know all about them. but we don’t. It will be nice to have a sort of “Regular Expressions Explained”, …

Map of Computer Science

Map of Computer Science

We built computers to expand our brains. Originally scientists build computers to solve arithmetic, but they turned out to be incredibly useful for many other things as well: running the entire internet, lifelike graphics, artificial brains or simulating the Universe, but amazingly all of it boils down to just flipping zeros and ones. Computers have …

Early Computing: Crash Course Computer Science #1

Early Computing: Crash Course Computer Science #1

Hello world, I’m Carrie Anne, and welcome to CrashCourse Computer Science! Over the course of this series, we’re going to go from bits, bytes, transistors and logic gates, all the way to Operating Systems, Virtual Reality and Robots! We’re going to cover a lot, but just to clear things up – we ARE NOT going …