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Unlock creative genius like da Vinci and Richard Feynman | Tiago Forte

Master creative thinking in 90 minutes, with expert Tiago Forte. Subscribe to Big Think on YouTube ► / @bigthink Up next, The neuroscience of creativity, perception, and confirmation bias ► • The Neuroscience … It’s never been easier for us … Continue reading

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6 Strange Units of Measurement We Still Use

There are strange units of measurement that we still use everyday—but what are they, and why? Join Olivia Gordon and learn about the weird units you use every time you put on your shoes or read about dark matter! Let’s … Continue reading

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Juice one step closer to launch

After many years of study, development, building and testing, ESA’s Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer, Juice, has finally arrived at Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana. At the end of 2022 the spacecraft underwent its final thermal vacuum test at an … Continue reading

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How ChatGPT Works Technically For Beginners

Corrections: 7:00 MRI scan doesn’t measure electricity. EEG does. 26:21 1k -10k times the number of neurons. Don’t quote me on this, not too sure. Slides used in the video: https://docs.google.com/presentation/…

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Searching For The Perfect Wok

The Path To Fried Rice : Ep 3. I just need a wok and a stirring thing (Easier said than done) SquareSpace : 10% off your 1st order using http://www.squarespace.com/frenchguy Cantonese woks have two handles made out of metal. Northern … Continue reading

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Lithium: Europe joins the white gold rush • FRANCE 24 English

Lithium has become a vital component for the batteries that power electric cars. But with neither mines nor refineries on its soil, can Europe break its dependence on foreign imports? The Down to Earth team takes a closer look. #lithium … Continue reading

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Why China is losing the microchip war

[…] In October 2022, the Biden administration placed a large-scale ban on the sale of advanced semiconductor chips to China. They also implemented a series of other rules that prevents China from making these chips on their own. These chips … Continue reading

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Why everything you buy is worse now

From clothes to tech, why is everything so poorly made? Subscribe and turn on notifications 🔔 so you don’t miss any videos: http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Maybe you’ve noticed: In the past 10 years everything we buy from clothes to technology has gotten … Continue reading

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Are Renewables Actually the Cheaper Option?

What’s the best energy source? At the end of 2021 I set out to answer that question in a video on how to calculate the cost of energy from different sources. And I used a car race metaphor to illustrate … Continue reading

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Climate SOLUTION super tipping points.

We hear a lot about climate tipping points in the news these days, and sure enough they are a very real threat. But according to analysis published during the recent World Economic Forum, there are also tipping points in the … Continue reading

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