Texas Tech History – Part 4 – AST, Mouser, Cyrix, Apple.

From The 8 Bit Guy. Support The 8-Bit Guy on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/8BitGuy1 Visit my website: http://www.the8bitguy.com/ Places visited in this episode: ———————————————— Cyrix Corporation 2703 North Central Expressway, Richardson, TX Tandy Center 150 Throckmorton street, Fort Worth, TX. Mouser Electronics original location: 2363 U.S. 287 Frontage Rd, Mansfield, TX 76063 Mouser Electronics current location: 1000…

What exactly is the goop inside a lava lamp?

From Technology Connections. Yep! Gonna get questionably gloopy! Seriously, Don’t try this at home. Only use chemicals in ways they’re meant to be used. Be good 🙂 Technology Connections on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TechConnectify The TC Subreddit https://www.reddit.com/r/technologyco… This channel is supported through viewer contribution on Patreon. Thanks to the generous support of people like you, Technology…

Distance Vector Algorithm (Bellman Ford) – Computerphile

From Computerphile. Underpinning the Internet are countless network routers – how do they work out the route to send your data along? Dr Richard G Clegg of Queen Mary University London explains the Bellman Ford distance vector algorithm. https://www.facebook.com/computerphile https://twitter.com/computer_phile This video was filmed and edited by Sean Riley. Computer Science at the University of…

JVC RC-M90 The ‘King of Boomboxes’

From Techmoan. The JVC RC-M90 is referred to as the King Of Boomboxes. What makes it special? INDEX 00:00 Intro 02:30 Who made you the King? 05:43 Controls & Features 12:43 Connections 14:20 Inside the case 16:12 Price – then and now 18:03 The new M90 Mini 19:40 Recording on built-in mics 21:15 Radio 22:07…

Random Boolean Networks – Computerphile

From Computerphile. Demonstrating how complex systems can arise from simple rules, random boolean networks also have some surprising properties… sometimes! Dr Alex Turner generates some. https://www.facebook.com/computerphile https://twitter.com/computer_phile This video was filmed and edited by Sean Riley. Computer Science at the University of Nottingham: https://bit.ly/nottscomputer Computerphile is a sister project to Brady Haran’s Numberphile. More at…

The Antique Microwave Oven that’s Better than Yours

From Technology Connections. Seriously. How is this so old and yet so advanced? We need kitchen appliance reform. Vote YES on prop SRCT. The second channel video will go here eventually! linketylinketylinketylink Technology Connections on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TechConnectify The TC Subreddit https://www.reddit.com/r/technologyconnections This channel is supported through viewer contribution on Patreon. Thanks to the generous support…

Japan’s superior Minidisc Album packaging

From Techmoan. Did you know Japan had their own unique MD boxes? Nope and you don’t care either? – Fair enough, just thought I’d mention it. Just a quick vid. FAQ Q) Why are there comments from a week ago when this video has just gone live today? A) Patrons usually have early access to…

Installing the world’s worst video card

From Ben Eater. More info at https://eater.net/vga Support these videos on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/beneater or https://eater.net/support for other ways to support. —————— Social media: Website: https://www.eater.net Twitter: https://twitter.com/ben_eater Patreon: https://patreon.com/beneater Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/beneater Special thanks to these supporters for making this video possible: Aaron Todd, Alexander Wendland, Andrew Vauter, Anson VanDoren, Anthanasius, Armin Brauns, bapu, Ben Cochran,…

Sony XEL-1 The first OLED TV

From Techmoan. A modern classic television that still somehow looks futuristic. FAQ Q) Why are there comments from a week ago when this video has just gone live today? A) Patrons usually have early access to videos. I’ll show the first version of a video on Patreon and often the feedback I get results in…

TLS Handshake Explained – Computerphile

From Computerphile. How does your computer arrange with a server to start talking in code? Dr Mike Pound explains the TLS handshake where the server and client organise everything. https://www.facebook.com/computerphile https://twitter.com/computer_phile This video was filmed and edited by Sean Riley. Computer Science at the University of Nottingham: https://bit.ly/nottscomputer Computerphile is a sister project to Brady…

1970’s Camera Tech: How they showed you what settings to use

From Technology Connections. Ever wonder how pro cameras from the 1970’s worked? Learn about their single most important tool for the photographer (and lots else!) in this exposé. Strings of text which take you places! Technology Connextras (the second channel that stuff goes on sometimes): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClRwC5Vc8HrB6vGx6Ti-lhA Technology Connections on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TechConnectify The TC Subreddit https://www.reddit.com/r/technologyconnections…

The First Internet Worm (Morris Worm) – Computerphile

From Computerphile. In November 1988 the first worm caused huge problems on the Internet. Dr Julian Onions remembers the story. https://www.facebook.com/computerphile https://twitter.com/computer_phile This video was filmed and edited by Sean Riley. Computer Science at the University of Nottingham: https://bit.ly/nottscomputer Computerphile is a sister project to Brady Haran’s Numberphile. More at http://www.bradyharan.com

Audities 5: Playing with the media – Zoetrope, C64, DAT, Holo-vinyl, Game Boy

From Techmoan. Looking at an assortment of unusual ways to get music noticed. 00:00 Zoetrope – Vinyl 02:48 Sid Chip Club – C64 05:31 The Rusty Nutz – DAT 07:35 Richard Houghten – Holo-Vinyl 09:07 Rob Dimeo – Gameboy 12:37 Credits – Music from Dimeo LINKS They Might Be Giants Vinyl Zoetrope: https://theymightbegiants.merchdirect.com/products/66776-flood-30th-anniversary-picture-disk-vinyl-re-issue More similar…

Transport Layer Security (TLS) – Computerphile

From Computerphile. It’s absolutely everywhere, but what is TLS and where did it come from? Dr Mike Pound explains the background behind this ubiquitous Internet security protocol. Heartbleed, Running the Code: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1dOCHwf8zVQ Secure Web Browsing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E_wX40fQwEA Network Stacks & The Internet: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PG9oKZdFb7w&t=2s https://www.facebook.com/computerphile https://twitter.com/computer_phile This video was filmed and edited by Sean Riley. Computer Science…

Best LRAD System!… For Your Money

From Tech Ingredients. We test our DIY LRAD outside with a "volunteer" and then move inside to go over the details and build of the LRAD system. You’ll see what speakers, enclosure, amplifier, electronics, etc. we use for this very affordable LRAD. Video/site mentioned at 4:10 https://www.soundlazer.com/how-does-a-long-range-acoustic-device-lrad-work-teardown/ Graphs: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1kuLHlKb6-Vc68bb__UBZsk1JhDtNq7h1/view?usp=sharing Find us on Patreon and our…

Facebook’s Code Checker – Computerphile

From Computerphile. Millions of lines of code – how do you keep them bug free? Facebook’s Professor Peter O’Hearn talks us through "Infer" their code checker which dallies with the idea of undecidability. EXTRA BITS: https://youtu.be/7rYr6EQS7Co Turing & The Halting Problem: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=macM_MtS_w4 How Turing Machines Work: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dNRDvLACg5Q https://www.facebook.com/computerphile https://twitter.com/computer_phile This video was filmed and edited…

Forced-air Furnaces: The What, Why, and How

From Technology Connections. Let’s not get too heated, this is after an inflammable subject. Frankly it’s exhausting, but we gotta do it. We gotta explain how furnaces work! And soon, we’ll talk about what will replace them. I’ll try to remember to put a link here when that time comes! Links! Technology Connextras (the second…

Story of Mel – Computerphile

From Computerphile. Breaking the unbreakable loop. More on how self-modifying code can be a neat hack, that’s almost unmaintainable. Dr Julian Onions recalls the "Real Programmer" story that circulated in the early ’80s. Earlier Episodes about Mel: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLzH6n4zXuckoXiDGh3c16nMCPABZKHc9I Wheeler Jump: https://youtu.be/zR8V0lq029c Alderson Loop: https://youtu.be/Rh1IQwXy3Y8 Inside the CPU: https://youtu.be/IAkj32VPcUE https://www.facebook.com/computerphile https://twitter.com/computer_phile This video was filmed and…

The Knapsack Problem & Genetic Algorithms – Computerphile

From Computerphile. Tournament selection, roulette selection, mutation, crossover – all processes used in genetic algorithms. Dr Alex Turner explains using the Knapsack Problem. https://www.facebook.com/computerphile https://twitter.com/computer_phile This video was filmed and edited by Sean Riley. Computer Science at the University of Nottingham: https://bit.ly/nottscomputer Computerphile is a sister project to Brady Haran’s Numberphile. More at http://www.bradyharan.com

HitClips – The truth behind the toy

From Techmoan. HitClips – a fun toy? A terrible music format? A way to sell music to kids too young to venture into record stores? The answer is YES. This video sorts the facts from the fiction. 00:00 The Start 02:16 A closer look 04:18 Fixing the facts 10:43 The Yahoo Downloader 12:02 Bring the…

DIY Speakers and Acoustic Panels

From Tech Ingredients. We compare different speaker enclosures, the effect of helium on speaker performance and evaluate a wide variety of sound absorbing materials. REW – Room Equalization Wizard free download: https://www.roomeqwizard.com/ Pictures and REW dataset files: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1EATflRLx6vTJl6e7Xcb3qCJJ_XRvqgvY?usp=sharing Find us on Patreon and our website: https://www.patreon.com/techingredients https://www.techingredients.com/

ALGOL 68 Instead of Pascal? – Computerphile

From Computerphile. Computer Scientists had to make choices for what system to use for different student use cases. Professor Brailsford on whether to choose Algol 68 or Pascal. Or both. https://www.facebook.com/computerphile https://twitter.com/computer_phile This video was filmed and edited by Sean Riley. Computer Science at the University of Nottingham: https://bit.ly/nottscomputer Computerphile is a sister project to…

REVIEW: Polaroid Hi-Print Pocket Photo Printer. Quality at a cost.

From Techmoan. The latest pocket printer from Polaroid does things differently – it uses Dye Sublimation technology to produce excellent quality 2×3 prints. But that’s not the whole story… 00:00 Overview 02:25 Cost 03:27 Demo 04:31 Editing 04:58 Speed 05:39 Waterproof 06:19 Bigger is cheaper 07:18 The Selphy alternative 09:55 Waste 12:47 Credits The Polaroid…

Enhancing Video Conferencing – Computerphile

From Computerphile. Virtual Backgrounds and grainy webcams – what else can we do to improve video conferencing? Dr Max Wilson on a couple of innovations you can try today. https://www.facebook.com/computerphile https://twitter.com/computer_phile This video was filmed and edited by Sean Riley. Computer Science at the University of Nottingham: https://bit.ly/nottscomputer Computerphile is a sister project to Brady…

The touch lamp; a neat idea, and older than you’d think!

From Technology Connections. I think we really oughta make this fashionable again, don’t you? Links and stuff down below! First, the patents! Aladdin’s Fantastical Lamp; https://patents.google.com/patent/US2810066 Scott M Kunen’s not-original patent; https://patents.google.com/patent/US4668877A/ Sylvania’s Pushless Pushbutton; https://patents.google.com/patent/US2782308A/en And in case you want to peruse the datasheet of the modern chip, here’s one place to do it;…

RetroTech – KORG Personal Karaoke (1989)

From Techmoan. A look at a portable Karaoke player from 1989 Japan. Even if you don’t entertain Karaoke or it doesn’t entertain you, the chip tunes this device produces may still win you over. Chapters 00:00 Intro 01:06 The bundle 02:21 The Hi-Kara 03:57 The cards 06:17 The display 07:49 Finally some music 08:37 Mixed…

Brain-Like (Neuromorphic) Computing – Computerphile

From Computerphile. Memristors, Artificial Synapses & Neomorphic Computing. Dr Phil Moriarty on the limitations of the Von Neumann architecture and what could be next. Phil’s blog post: https://muircheartblog.wpcomstaging.com/2020/09/10/i-remember-now Von Neumann Architecture: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ml3-kVYLNr8 https://www.facebook.com/computerphile https://twitter.com/computer_phile This video was filmed and edited by Sean Riley. Computer Science at the University of Nottingham: https://bit.ly/nottscomputer Computerphile is a sister…

What is error correction? Hamming codes in hardware

From Ben Eater. 3blue1brown’s video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X8jsijhllIA See https://eater.net/crc for more error detection and correction stuff. Support these videos on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/beneater or https://eater.net/support for other ways to support. —————— Social media: Website: https://www.eater.net Twitter: https://twitter.com/ben_eater Patreon: https://patreon.com/beneater Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/beneater Special thanks to these supporters for making this video possible: Aaron Todd, Adrien Friggeri, Alexander Wendland,…

1111111111111111111111111111111 & Unix Epoch – Computerphile

From Computerphile. The highest signed 32bit integer is a ticking timebomb – sort of… Dr Tim Muller explains why it’s his #MegaFavNumber This re-upload features a slight repair to the audio where Dr Muller mis-spoke ‘un-signed’ instead of signed https://www.facebook.com/computerphile https://twitter.com/computer_phile This video was filmed and edited by Sean Riley. Computer Science at the University…