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A History Of Robots

A History Of Robots

[MUSIC PLAYING] [COMPUTER BEEPING] [CAMERA CLICKING] All right. [INAUDIBLE] That’s it? Go get me some models, OK? OK. Why are you in a robot costume? (ROBOT VOICE) Robots are cool. I thought we agreed no more robot costumes. (ROBOT VOICE) Does not compute. [ROBOT NOISES] You know what? We were going to do a playlist …

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Robots: Crash Course Computer Science #37

Robots: Crash Course Computer Science #37

Hi, I’m Carrie Anne, and welcome to CrashCourse Computer Science! Today we’re going to talk about robots. The first image that jumps to your mind is probably a humanoid robot, like we usually see in shows or movies. Sometimes they’re our friends and colleagues, but more often, they’re sinister, apathetic and battle-hardened. We also tend …

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Car Maintenance Part 2: Under the Hood

Car Maintenance Part 2: Under the Hood

Previously on How to Adult, we covered some basic car maintenance stuff you could do monthly to keep your car running in tip-top shape. This time, we’re gonna get a little more involved and… check under the hood. [♪♩INTRO] First, I would recommend not wearing clothes you really like. Or anything white, even before labor …

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Magnetism: Crash Course Physics #32

Magnetism: Crash Course Physics #32

This episode is supported by Prudential.So it’s Friday, April 21, 1820.A physics professor in Denmark named Hans Christian Oersted is in the middle of a lecture, and he’s using a compass and an electric wire for a demonstration.He turns on the current that runs through the wire, and he notices that the needle in the …

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Friction: Crash Course Physics #6

Friction: Crash Course Physics #6

This episode of Crash Course Physics is sponsored by Audible.If you watched our episode on Newton’s laws of motion,then you’re practically an expert on FORCES, and the way they make things accelerate.But there’s something we left out — something important when you’re trying todescribe how things move in real life: FRICTION.It stops a baseball player …

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Ford, Cars, and a New Revolution: Crash Course History of Science #28

Ford, Cars, and a New Revolution: Crash Course History of Science #28

Historians looked at a bunch of changes in technical systems and called it the IndustrialRevolution…But historians love to debate each other.So some of them pointed out that the first half of this revolution looks a lot differentfrom the second.Basically, the First Industrial Revolution ramped up around 1800.It started in Britain, ran on steam, trains, and …

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Boolean Logic & Logic Gates: Crash Course Computer Science #3

Boolean Logic & Logic Gates: Crash Course Computer Science #3

Hi, I’m Carrie Anne and welcome to Crash Course Computer Science!Today we start our journey up the ladder of abstraction, where we leave behind the simplicityof being able to see every switch and gear, but gain the ability to assemble increasinglycomplex systems.INTROLast episode, we talked about how computers evolved from electromechanical devices, thatoften had decimal …

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Mechanical Engineering: Crash Course Engineering #3

Mechanical Engineering: Crash Course Engineering #3

Mechanical engineers have changed the world.You could even say: the course of history.Not just once but countless times.Because they’ve identified problems that were holding humanity back, and they solved them.Things were too big and heavy to move. Travel was too difficult.Distances too far. Our bodies were too weak.If you can think of an invention that …

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