|Steve Jobs and Bill Gates Together: Part 1 of 10||
In their rare joint appearance at All Things Digital 5,
|Fire ants create lifeboat in the Amazon (BBC)||
Embedding disabled: watch video on YouTube. When a flood threatens a fire ant colony in the Amazon jungle, they adapt by forming a lifeboat.
|The Credit Crisis - Visualization - Part 2||
Part 2 of the financial crisis and credit crunch visualization.
|Carl Sagan - Cosmos||
Human history in the vast timeline of the earth. Introduction to the Cosmos television series by Carl Sagan.
|MIT 6.00 Introduction to Computer Science and Programming - Lecture 1||
The first lecture of the popular MIT course on Computer Science and Programming, a good entry course for those who do not have a lot of programming experience.
|Steve Jobs and Bill Gates Together: Part 2 of 10||
Steve and Bill talk about the 1997 agreement between Apple and Microsoft; whether they think their companies are rivals today; the "Get a Mac" commericals; and iPods, Zunes and music. D/All Things Digital text.
|Kim Peek - The Real Rain Man||
Kim Peek was a megasavant with photographic memory and was the inspiration for the movie Rain Man, in which he was portrayed by Dustin Hoffman. He died of a heart attack on 19 December 2009 aged 58.
|Khan Academy: SOPA and PIPA||
An introduction to SOPA and PIPA and what they could end up enabling.
|The Internet in 1969||
A remarkable prediction of future technology back in 1969, when the PC did not even exist yet (the first PC was the Apple II in 1977).
|Daniel Tammet - The Boy With The Incredible Brain||
Daniel Tammet is a mathematics and language genius who 'sees' numbers and knows ten languages. Unlike other savants, Daniel can describe clearly what he sees in his head.