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This Is the End of the Silicon Chip, Here’s What’s Next

Electronics keep getting smaller, and it’s all thanks to electric switches called transistors. When these little fellas replaced vacuum tubes, computers went from the size of entire rooms to merely the corner of a room. In the 60-odd years since, transistors have kept shrinking, scaling down and powering up our …

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Transistors – The Invention That Changed The World

If I were to ask you what the most important advancement humankind has ever made what would you say money would make the case for fire our species was in an evolutionary rut until we harnessed its power it gave us the warp to survive harsh winters it’s light extended …

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Behind the Mic: The Science of Talking with Computers

GEOFFREY HINTON: We come into this world with the innate abilities to learn to interact with other sentient beings. Suppose you had to interact with other people by writing little messages to them. It’d be a real pain. And that’s how we interact with computers. It’s much easier just to …

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Map of Computer Science

We built computers to expand our brains originally scientists built computers to solve arithmetic but they turn out to be incredibly useful for many other things as well running the entire Internet lifelike graphics artificial brains or simulating the universe but amazingly all of it boils down to just flipping …

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5 of the Worst Computer Viruses Ever

This episode of SciShow might make you a little paranoid about computer viruses and internet security. But that’s probably a good thing. When we talk about a computer virus, we usually mean any kind of code that’s designed to do harm and spread itself to more computers. They’re created by …

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TEENS REACT TO 90s INTERNET

On your mark… Get set… ♪We’re riding on the internet!♪ – Oh my god. – Whoa! What is this? ♪ …ual reality ♪ ♪ You’re goin’ surfin’ on the internet! ♪ – Today, we’re gonna be showing our friends Andrew and Lisa the basics of the internet. …and we thought …

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The new supercomputer behind the US nuclear arsenal

(quiet electronic tune) – This is the second most powerful supercomputer on the planet. It is 7000 square feet of racks, wires, and blinking lights. It has a few hundred thousand times more punch than your laptop. Its name is Sierra. (computer music) The computer is housed at the Lawrence …

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