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Using A.I. to build a better human | The Age of A.I.

Using A.I. to build a better human | The Age of A.I.

[man]Steve Austin, astronaut, a man barely alive.We can rebuild him. We have the technology.We can make him better than he was.Better…stronger…faster.[Downey] Man, when I was a kid, theSix Million Dollar Man was all the rage. It’s a show about a guy who gets rebuilt with robotic machine parts. God, I loved it. And then 35 […]

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Multiple Processor Systems – Computerphile

Multiple Processor Systems – Computerphile

How many computers in here do you think we’ve got multiple processors in? Ok, um, yeah, I don’t think any of them have got multiple processors in the way that I would think of multiple processors My edit machine has two Intel processors in it, physical chips Ok, so you define a multiprocessor system as […]

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NASA | Earth Science Week: The Ocean’s Green Machines

NASA | Earth Science Week: The Ocean’s Green Machines
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Blaze and the Monster Machines Racing Game Walkthrough | Jr. Gamers | Preschool App (AD) | Nick Jr.

Blaze and the Monster Machines Racing Game Walkthrough | Jr. Gamers | Preschool App (AD) | Nick Jr.

NARRATOR: Nick Jr.’s Jr. Gamers play Blaze and the Monster Machines. Hey. I’m Dylan. – Hi. I’m Heaven. DYLAN: Today, we’re playing Blaze and the Monster Machines racing game. We’re going to race against Blaze’s friends. And Crusher. I hope he doesn’t cheat. Don’t worry. We’ll have blazing speed on our side. BOTH: 3. 2. […]

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Prize Competition – Powering Electronic Equipment on a Rotating Shaft

Prize Competition – Powering Electronic Equipment on a Rotating Shaft

[Sound Effect] Jason: Behind me you can see the rotating element from a 165-megawatt generating unit, but when it’s spinning at over 150 rpm and weighing over one million pounds the physical forces on it can be extreme. The better we can understand the vibrations and electrical forces that are on this unit the longer […]

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In the Future, Broken Devices Could Heal Themselves

Researchers in China have developed a ‘smart coating’ that behaves like skin, heals itself from damage, and is as hard as tooth enamel. The future is here, everyone, the future is here. This development represents a big step forward in materials science, but self-healing isn’t exactly new tech.There are three main general types of self-healing […]

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CS50 2016 – Week 7 – Machine Learning

CS50 2016 – Week 7 – Machine Learning

[VIDEO PLAYBACK] [MUSIC PLAYING] [END PLAYBACK] DAVID J. MALAN: All right. This is CS50, and this is Yale University. Welcome to week seven. So this class marks a transition between the first part of the course, where we have been learning about the magic wonder world of C– an extremely powerful low-level programming language that […]

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Why Don’t Time Machines Exist Already?

Why Don’t Time Machines Exist Already?

Hey there and welcome to Life Noggin. Have you ever wondered why we don’t have time machines already? Surely with all the technological wonder of today, someone would have figured out a way for me to go back in time and ask my animator why he didn’t give me bigger muscles. Is time travel even […]

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How Close Are We to Controlling Machines With Our Minds?

How Close Are We to Controlling Machines With Our Minds?

We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again – brains are amazing. And we’ve put some the best of them to work devising incredible machines that can beat us at our own games, bring virtual worlds to life, perform quantum calculations, and exponentially expand what we’re capable of as a species. But when we […]

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What’s The Biggest Machine In The World?

What’s The Biggest Machine In The World?

Day in, day out you are using one of the biggest machines in the world and may not even know it. It’s in your home, it lines the streets and it’s powered by gigantic engines across the country. The biggest machine in the world isn’t this, or this, or even this. It’s the electrical power-grid […]

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