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History of Augmented Reality! And Also the Future

History of Augmented Reality! And Also the Future

AR. Also known as Augmented Reality is a technology that superimposes a computer-generated image on a user’s view of the real world, thus providing a composite view according to the dictionary. Although you may not know it, AR is everywhere. AR was used heavily in Pokémon GO, a game where Pokémon can be captured in …

Neanderthals 101 | National Geographic

Neanderthals 101 | National Geographic

– [Narrator] Neanderthals are often depicted as brutish cave men, but science shows that our early ancestors were actually quite advanced. Neanderthals, or homo neanderthalensis, are our closest relatives in the human family tree. The species lived from about 400,000 to 40,000 years ago and inhabited an area that stretched as far was as Europe’s …

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”, …

Air Pollution 101 | National Geographic

Air Pollution 101 | National Geographic

– (piano music) – [Women Speaker] Air pollution consists of chemicals or particles in the atmosphere, that pose serious health and environmental threats. But what causes air pollution? And what does it mean for our planet? Some air pollution comes from natural sources, like volcanic eruptions, wild fires, or allergens. But most air pollution results …

Titanic 101 | National Geographic

Titanic 101 | National Geographic

– [Narrator] The turn of the 20th century saw a golden age of industry and prosperity in many Western countries. One aspect of this era came to epitomize its grandeur and ultimately its downfall, the Titanic. Commissioned by the British shipping company, White Star Line, the Titanic was created to satiate demand for luxury travel …