3Blue1Brown has a good two-part introduction to error correction codes, which are what make it possible to check the integrity of data and in some cases fix it.
Big Clive, has a YouTube channel where he opens up electronic products (often dodgy ones that make fraudulent health claims) and explains what makes them work (or don't work). In this video, he shows how to open vape pens (which he often finds discarded in the street) and reuse the rechargeable lithium cells inside. READ THE REST
WaifuLabs uses GANs (generative adversarial networks) to create millions of anime portraits, which can be used as avatars or game characters. They made this video and blog post that explains how GANs work. You can think of it as a pair of AIs that spar against each other in order to learn: The first AI… READ THE REST
This Finnish instructional video from 1979 will teach you how to open a door, in case you don't know. Turn on the subtitles if you need to, because this is serious business. The man in the video informs us that every third person opens a door incorrectly. There is precise art when it comes to… READ THE REST
We live in a golden age of being able to watch television and movies. All of the best shows and films are right at your fingertips. But with this technology, we also face a new, modern dilemma: We have too many places to search to find what we're looking for. It can leave you feeling so frustrated!… READ THE REST
Belgian waffles are a blank template for unforgettable weekend breakfasts. From savory creations with avocado, bacon, and goat cheese to the traditional sweet kinds with berries, powdered sugar, and syrup, waffles are unstoppable. However, nothing brings down a waffle-inspired dream morning like the antiquated, dirty waffle iron that cooks unevenly or worse, unexpectedly burns and dries… READ THE REST
Summer is here, which means we're spending less time under blankets and more time under stars. And, while we're no longer chasing the sun quite as fast, sometimes random household chores do need an extra flash of light here and there. This One80 LED Headlamp will help you get the darker things done so you can get back… READ THE REST