Engineering

The Soviet Superplane That Rattled America The Soviet Superplane That Rattled America

his episode of Real Engineering is brought to you by Brilliant, a problem solving website that teaches you to think like an engineer. At the height of the Cold War, with nuclear anxiety at a fever pitch, the United States launched their first spy satellites, the Corona. Tasked with photographing deep inside the Soviet Union.…

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The WW2 Towers That Defeated the Soviets The WW2 Towers That Defeated the Soviets

This episode of Real Engineering is brought to you by Skillshare, home to over 20,000 classes that could teach you a new life skill. As WW2 drew to a close and the race to Berlin reached it’s finale, two Soviet armies converged on the Third Reich capital. Marshal Georgy Zhukov from the North, and Marshal…

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Behind the Tech 015 – danah boyd: Researcher, activist, tech scholar Behind the Tech 015 – danah boyd: Researcher, activist, tech scholar

>>The only reason I applied was that this boy in my class told me that it was a program for men, it was not for girls. And I was, like, “Hmfft,” I’m going to go. (Laughter.) It was very simple. And, you know, that kept happening, where when people told me I didn’t belong, I…

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Wireless wake-up call | Jeromy Johnson | TEDxBerkeley Wireless wake-up call | Jeromy Johnson | TEDxBerkeley

Translator: Hélène Vernet Reviewer: Rhonda Jacobs I’d like to begin by asking a few questions. Who knows if they have a wireless smart meter on their home? Okay. And who has their smartphone in their pocket right now? Great. And who’s read the fine prints in your owner’s manual that says that the smartphone should never…

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The Statue of Liberty, constructing the light of democracy The Statue of Liberty, constructing the light of democracy

(upbeat piano music) – [Steven] We’re on Liberty Island in the middle of New York Harbor standing at the feet of the Statue of Liberty. – [Elizabeth] Today, people think of Manhattan’s towering skyline but in 1886 when she made her first appearance here there was nothing as tall as Lady Liberty with her torch…

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Silicon Valley wants to be a meritocracy. Here’s why it’s not. | Margret O’Mara Silicon Valley wants to be a meritocracy. Here’s why it’s not. | Margret O’Mara

The Valley culture, the business culture — you know, the Valley, we think of it as a very present tense, future tense place. But I see the business culture as the product of 70 years of a way of running companies and learning about how to run companies. And if you go back to 70…

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IE 200 Seminar: U.S. Maj. Gen. (ret.) Robert Shadley IE 200 Seminar: U.S. Maj. Gen. (ret.) Robert Shadley

[MUSIC] I liked my freshman year at Purdue – it was the best year and a half of my life. I got that first year, I started out in chemical engineering and I saw the light and then moved over to Industrial Engineering. It’s probably the smartest thing I did, well, one of smarter things…

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The Choice is Ours (2016) Official Full Version The Choice is Ours (2016) Official Full Version

[Larry King, host] Alright, let’s explore the thinking of Jacque Fresco and the society that he’d like to see. (Jacque Fresco) The reason we emphasize machines and technology is to free man to pursue the higher things. Machines ought to do the filthy, repetitious, or the boring jobs. It would take ten years to change…

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