• Crash Course Computer Science -- The Future of Computing: Crash Course Computer Science #40
    The Future of Computing: Crash Course Computer Science #40
    In the past 70 years electronic computing has fundamentally changed how we live ...
    In the past 70 years electronic computing has fundamentally changed how we live our lives, and we believe it’s just getting started. From ubiquitous computing, artificial intelligence, and ...
    Air Date 2/14/2018
    0:12:21
  • Crash Course Computer Science -- Educational Technology: Crash Course Computer Science #39
    Educational Technology: Crash Course Computer Science #39
    Today we’re going to go a little meta and talk about how computer science can ...
    Today we’re going to go a little meta and talk about how computer science can support learning with educational technology. We here at Crash Course are big fans of interactive in-class learning and ...
    Air Date 2/14/2018
    0:11:44
  • Crash Course Computer Science -- Psychology of Computing: Crash Course Computer Science #38
    Psychology of Computing: Crash Course Computer Science #38
    So today, we’re going to discuss some psychological considerations in building ...
    So today, we’re going to discuss some psychological considerations in building computers like how to make them easier for humans to use, the uncanny valley problem when humanoid robots gets more and ...
    Air Date 2/14/2018
    0:12:28
  • Crash Course Computer Science -- Robots: Crash Course Computer Science #37
    Robots: Crash Course Computer Science #37
    Robots are often thought as a technology of the future, but they're already here ...
    Robots are often thought as a technology of the future, but they're already here by the millions in the workplace, our homes, and pretty soon on the roads. We'll discuss the origins of robotics to its ...
    Air Date 2/14/2018
    0:12:17
  • Crash Course Computer Science -- Natural Language Processing: CC Computer Science #36
    Natural Language Processing: CC Computer Science #36
    As computers play an increasing role in our daily lives there has been an ...
    As computers play an increasing role in our daily lives there has been an growing demand for voice user interfaces, but speech is also terribly complicated. Vocabularies are diverse, sentence ...
    Air Date 2/14/2018
    0:11:39
  • Crash Course Computer Science -- Computer Vision: Crash Course Computer Science #35
    Computer Vision: Crash Course Computer Science #35
    We’ve long known that our digital cameras and smartphones can take incredibly ...
    We’ve long known that our digital cameras and smartphones can take incredibly detailed images, but taking pictures is not quite the same thing. For the past half-century, computer scientists have ...
    Air Date 2/14/2018
    0:10:50
  • Crash Course Computer Science -- Machine Learning & A.I. - Crash Course Computer Science #34
    Machine Learning & A.I. - Crash Course Computer Science #34
    From spam filters and self-driving cars, to cutting edge medical diagnosis and ...
    From spam filters and self-driving cars, to cutting edge medical diagnosis and real-time language translation, there has been an increasing need for our computers to learn from data and apply that ...
    Air Date 2/14/2018
    0:11:34
  • Crash Course Computer Science -- Cryptography: Crash Course Computer Science #33
    Cryptography: Crash Course Computer Science #33
    We’re going to walk you through some common encryption techniques such as the ...
    We’re going to walk you through some common encryption techniques such as the Advanced Encryption Standard (AES), Diffie-Hellman Key Exchange, and RSA which are employed to keep your information ...
    Air Date 2/14/2018
    0:12:16
  • Crash Course Computer Science -- Hackers & Cyber Attacks: Crash Course Computer Science #32
    Hackers & Cyber Attacks: Crash Course Computer Science #32
    Now, not all hackers are are malicious cybercriminals intent on stealing your ...
    Now, not all hackers are are malicious cybercriminals intent on stealing your data (these people are known as Black Hats). There are also White Hats who hunt for bugs, close security holes, and ...
    Air Date 2/14/2018
    0:11:52
  • Crash Course Computer Science -- Cybersecurity: Crash Course Computer Science #31
    Cybersecurity: Crash Course Computer Science #31
    In today’s episode, we’re going to unpack these three goals and talk through ...
    In today’s episode, we’re going to unpack these three goals and talk through some strategies we use like passwords, biometrics, and access privileges to keep our information as secure, but also as ...
    Air Date 2/14/2018
    0:12:21
  • Crash Course Computer Science -- The World Wide Web: Crash Course Computer Science #30
    The World Wide Web: Crash Course Computer Science #30
    The World Wide Web is built on the foundation of simply linking pages to other ...
    The World Wide Web is built on the foundation of simply linking pages to other pages with hyperlinks, but it is this massive interconnectedness that makes it so powerful. But before the web could ...
    Air Date 2/14/2018
    0:11:36
  • Crash Course Computer Science -- The Internet: Crash Course Computer Science #29
    The Internet: Crash Course Computer Science #29
    Specifically, how that stream of characters you punch into your browser's ...
    Specifically, how that stream of characters you punch into your browser's address bar, like "youtube.com", return a website. Just to clarify, we're talking in a broader sense about that massive ...
    Air Date 2/14/2018
    0:11:42
  • Crash Course Computer Science -- Computer Networks: Crash Course Computer Science #28
    Computer Networks: Crash Course Computer Science #28
    We’re going to begin with computer networks, and how they grew from small ...
    We’re going to begin with computer networks, and how they grew from small groups of connected computers on LAN networks to eventually larger worldwide networks like the ARPANET and even the Internet ...
    Air Date 2/14/2018
    0:11:58
  • Crash Course Computer Science -- 3D Graphics: Crash Course Computer Science #27
    3D Graphics: Crash Course Computer Science #27
    From polygon count and meshes, to lighting and texturing, there are a lot of ...
    From polygon count and meshes, to lighting and texturing, there are a lot of considerations in building the 3D objects we see in our movies and video games, but then displaying these 3D objects of a ...
    Air Date 2/14/2018
    0:12:23
  • Crash Course Computer Science -- Graphical User Interfaces: Crash Course Computer Science #26
    Graphical User Interfaces: Crash Course Computer Science #26
    Today, we're going to discuss the critical role graphical user interfaces, or ...
    Today, we're going to discuss the critical role graphical user interfaces, or GUIs played in the adoption of computers. Before the mid 1980's the most common way people could interact with their ...
    Air Date 2/14/2018
    0:12:38
  • Crash Course Computer Science -- Early Computing: Crash Course Computer Science #1
    Early Computing: Crash Course Computer Science #1
    Hello, world! Welcome to Crash Course Computer Science! So today, we’re going ...
    Hello, world! Welcome to Crash Course Computer Science! So today, we’re going to take a look at computing’s origins, because even though our digital computers are relatively new, the need for ...
    Air Date 8/25/2017
    0:11:36
  • Crash Course Computer Science -- The Personal Computer Revolution: Crash Course Computer Scie
    The Personal Computer Revolution: Crash Course Computer Scie
    Today we're going to talk about the birth of personal computing. Up until the ...
    Today we're going to talk about the birth of personal computing. Up until the early 1970s components were just too expensive, or underpowered, for making a useful computer for an individual, but this ...
    Air Date 8/23/2017
    0:10:15
  • Crash Course Computer Science -- The Cold War and Consumerism: Crash Course Computer Science
    The Cold War and Consumerism: Crash Course Computer Science
    Today we’re going to step back from hardware and software, and take a closer ...
    Today we’re going to step back from hardware and software, and take a closer look at how the backdrop of the cold war and space race and the rise of consumerism and globalization brought us from ...
    Air Date 8/16/2017
    0:10:57
  • Crash Course Computer Science -- Screens & 2D Graphics: Crash Course Computer Science #23
    Screens & 2D Graphics: Crash Course Computer Science #23
    Today we begin our discussion of computer graphics. So we ended last episode ...
    Today we begin our discussion of computer graphics. So we ended last episode with the proliferation of command line (or text) interfaces, which sometimes used screens, but typically electronic ...
    Air Date 8/9/2017
    0:11:31
  • Crash Course Computer Science -- Keyboards & Command Line Interfaces: Crash Course Computer S
    Keyboards & Command Line Interfaces: Crash Course Computer S
    Today, we are going to start our discussion on user experience. We've talked a ...
    Today, we are going to start our discussion on user experience. We've talked a lot in this series about how computers move data around within the computer, but not so much about our role in the ...
    Air Date 8/2/2017
    0:11:23
  • Crash Course Computer Science -- Compression: Crash Course Computer Science #21
    Compression: Crash Course Computer Science #21
    So last episode we talked about some basic file formats, but what we didn’t ...
    So last episode we talked about some basic file formats, but what we didn’t talk about is compression. Often files are way too large to be easily stored on hard drives or transferred over the ...
    Air Date 7/26/2017
    0:11:44