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  1. Simons Institute for Theory of Computing Streaming

    Link
    https://simons.berkeley.edu
    Category
    Science and Technology
    Subject
    Computing
    Medium
    Film/Video
    Type of resource
    Streaming/Download

    Set up in 2012 by the Simons Foundation, the Institute brings together researchers in theoretical computer science to expand the horizons of the field. Their core activities consist of research programmes spanning all areas of theoretical computer science, as well as its connections to other scientific disciplines. Each programme lasts a semester and includes 60-70 participants. The Simons video archive offers free access to a large collection of in-house lectures including Algorithmic Trading and Machine Learning, Network Biology, Crytography, Lower Bounds, and Deterministic Counting and Probability. There is also the Print publications archive, which contains monographs, white papers or collections of open problems resulting from specific research programs, and the News section with current and historical news articles and newsletters.

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  2. Computing Britain Streaming

    Link
    https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b06bq6j1
    Category
    Science and Technology
    Subject
    Computing, Mathematics
    Medium
    Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Podcasting, Streaming/Download

    BBC podcast looking at 70 years of computing history. Milestones highlighted include: the design of automatic calculating engines in the 1940s, the first office computer in the 1950s, the Electronic Random Number Indicator Equipment, the first efforts to link early computers, the coming of cheap microprocessors in the 1970s, the arrival of Microcomputers to British classrooms and then to most homes, early generation of programmers of video games, and the dotcom Bubble, the design and build of the ARM chip which can be found in most mobile devices. Episodes are presented by Dr Hannah Fry and are available indefinitely.

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  3. Futurism Streaming

    Link
    https://futurism.com/
    Category
    Bio-Medical, Science and Technology
    Subject
    Chemistry, Computing, Dentistry, Engineering, General Science, Genetics, Geography, Geology, Mathematics, Medicine, Physics, Psychiatry, Sports Science, Technology
    Medium
    Film/Video
    Type of resource
    Producers/Broadcasters, Web Links

    A digital media company that reports on the latest ground-breaking discoveries in the fields of science and technology. The content is presented as News, Infographics or Videos, and the themes covered include: Advance Transport (Flying Cars, The Hyperloop, Space Planes, Self-Driving Vehicles, Jetpacks, High-Speed Rail), Hard Science (Astrophysics, Applied Mathematics, Bioinformatics, Quantum Mechanics, Polymer Chemistry, Computational Theory), Artificial Intelligence (Singularity, Machine Learning, Neural Networks, Turing Tests, Speech Recognition, Computer Vision), Earth & Energy (Nuclear Fusion, Hydrogen Fuel Cells, Floating Wind Farms, Electric Cars, Climate Change, Cloud Seeding, Environmental Engineering), Enhanced Humans (Biohacking, CRISPR, NeuroTech, Humanity+, Brain-Controlled Prosthetics, MedTech, Bionics, Augmentation, 3D Printed Organs), Future Society (Universal Basic Income, Workforce Automation, Lab-Grown Meat, Blockchain, Bitcoin, SmartCities, Future Careers, Political Policy), Health & Medicine (Antibiotic Resistance, Vaccines, Lifesaving Clinical Trials and Treatments, New Disease), Off World (SpaceX, Orbital, NASA, International Space Station, Mars Colonization, Micro-Satellites, Fermi Paradox, Interstellar Travel), Robots & Machines (Supercomputers, Drones, 3D Printers, Transformative Gadgets, Humanoid Robots, Quantum Computing), Sci-Fi Visions (Time Travel, Wormholes, Alternate Universes, The Simulation Hypothesis, Moonshots, Artistic Visions of the Future) and Virtuality (Holograms, Augmented Reality, VR Gaming, Sensory Suits, 360-Degree Videos, Digital Simulations).

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  4. Teletext Art Research Lab Streaming

    Link
    http://www.uniquecodeanddata.co.uk/teletext76/bbc1-19790720/
    Category
    Arts and Humanities, Science and Technology
    Subject
    Computing, Media Studies, Social Studies, Technology
    Medium
    Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Podcasting, Streaming/Download, Web Links

    This site is dedicated to the preservation, celebration and analysis of Teletext, the television information service introduced to British television in 1974 and familiar to UK viewers as Ceefax on the BBC and Oracle on ITV. Featuring a podcast, articles, archived pages from the service, and even an application that allows you to create your own Teletext page, the site is a labour of love, the pinnacle of which is a teletext time machine: a fully interactive Ceefax service for the 20th July 1979.

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  5. Coventry University Podcasts Streaming

    Link
    https://coventryuniversity.podbean.com/
    Category
    Arts and Humanities, Bio-Medical, Science and Technology, Social Sciences
    Subject
    Art, Computing, Design, Economics, Education, History, Mathematics, Media Studies, Music, Politics and Government, Sports Science
    Medium
    Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Podcasting, Streaming/Download, Web Links

    This collection of podcasts features freely available recordings of lectures and talks from Coventry University. The podcasts are arranged according to category, which cover the full range of academic subjects, are arranged according to faculty and subject area as well as broader topics relating to the university itself.

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  6. BritLab Streaming

    Link
    https://www.youtube.com/user/HeadsqueezeTV/featured
    Category
    Bio-Medical, Science and Technology
    Subject
    Chemistry, Computing, General Science, Mathematics, Physics, Technology
    Medium
    Film/Video
    Type of resource
    Streaming/Download

    Science video channel on Youtube featuring content presented by Greg Foot and Hannah Fry. The Brit Lab Original series consists of a series of short films featuring experiments and investigations into various phenomena, including decomposition, spontaneous combustion and cannibalism. Hannah Fry’s Number Hub videos see the mathematician explaining mathematical concepts and theories in an entertaining and engaging way. The channel also includes videos from James May’s Head Squeeze series and a small selection from the BBC ‘Tomorrow’s World’ series, including this demonstration of early touch screen technology.

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  7. Computing Britain Streaming

    Link
    https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b06bq6j1/episodes/downloads
    Category
    Science and Technology
    Subject
    Computing, Technology
    Medium
    Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Podcasting, Streaming/Download

    Series of podcasts in which mathematician Hannah Fry looks back at 75 years of computing history to reveal the UK’s lead role in developing the technologies we rely on today, from the development of computer memory in the 1940s and the invention of packet switching in the 1950s, to the home computer boom of the 1980s, the development of the billion dollar computer game industry and the dot com boom and bust in Great Britain between 1999 and March 2000.

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  8. Cognitive Science Movie Index Streaming

    Link
    https://www.indiana.edu/~cogfilms/index.php
    Category
    Arts and Humanities, Science and Technology
    Subject
    Computing, Film Studies
    Type of resource
    Databases, Web Links

    Originally created by the Cognitive Science department at the University of California, San Diego and now hosted by the University of Indiana, Bloomington, the Cognitive Science Movie Index is a broad list of films that showcase themes in the Cognitive Sciences, with the aim of highlighting their potential usefulness in an educational context. A feedback system enables users to rate each film based on quality, relevance and accuracy.

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  9. Malware Museum Streaming

    Link
    https://archive.org/details/malwaremuseum&tab=collection
    Category
    Science and Technology
    Subject
    Computing, Technology
    Medium
    Film/Video
    Type of resource
    Archives/Museums, Streaming/Download

    A collection of malware programmes featuring animations of various viruses which infected home computers during the 1980s and 1990s. Through the use of emulations, and by the removal of destructive routines within the viruses, this collection allows interested users to experience malware with none of the associated difficulties. There are various download options, including Gifs, Screenshots and jpegs.

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  10. Science and Society Podcasts Streaming

    Link
    http://www.scienceandsociety.net/podcasts/
    Category
    Bio-Medical, Science and Technology, Social Sciences
    Subject
    Biology, Computing, Environmental Studies, Genetics, Medicine
    Medium
    Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Podcasting, Streaming/Download

    Science and Society, launched in June 2003, was one of the first-internet radio programmes, and the site claims that it was one of the first in the United States to introduce downloadable podcasts as a value-added service. The podcasts present interviews with more than 600 world leaders in science, industry, and education. It focuses on Environmental conservation and sustainable energy policy, Medical breakthroughs, including cancer research, genetics and genomics, and bioengineering, Nanotechnology, Space exploration, Robotics and computer science and K-12 science education. The podcasts can be searched by themes such as Genetics and Genomic Medicine, Robotics and AI and Stem Cell Research. Each entry incorporates information about the speaker and bullet points summarising content.

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