Omnidirectional VR Treadmill – Computerphile

From Computerphile. Originally developed for Swedish Special Forces, the Omnideck could be heading to an arcade near you! Martin Pett of the Transport Systems Catapult showed us how it works. Real Life Holodeck: https://youtu.be/7ZPs7knvs7M The Interlaced Video Problem: https://youtu.be/rCUjvK-zbHw https://www.facebook.com/computerphile Tweets by computer_phile This video was filmed and edited by Sean Riley. Computer Science at…

How Software Deals with Key Presses – Computerphile

From Computerphile. Once you’ve pressed a key on the keyboard and the signal gets to the computer, what happens next? Dr Steve Bagley on the software side of a key-press. Key Presses pt1: https://youtu.be/ewE8b7zzej0 https://www.facebook.com/computerphile Tweets by computer_phile This video was filmed and edited by Sean Riley. Computer Science at the University of Nottingham: https://bit.ly/nottscomputer…

What Happens When I Press a Key? – Computerphile

From Computerphile. Just what happens when you hit a key on a computer’s keyboard? Dr Steve Bagley takes us on the keypress’ journey…. Watch Part 2 Now: https://youtu.be/AcZrSn48X4o Building the BBC Micro: https://youtu.be/y4WG549i3YY Choosing a Password: https://youtu.be/3NjQ9b3pgIg https://www.facebook.com/computerphile Tweets by computer_phile This video was filmed and edited by Sean Riley. Computer Science at the University…

Using CP/M – Computerphile

From Computerphile. Following on from our look at the history of CP/M, Spencer takes us through using it. CP/M History film: https://youtu.be/XtnES6HnUL8 More about Spencer and his RC2014: http://bit.ly/SpencersRetroComputer https://www.facebook.com/computerphile Tweets by 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…

Driverless Pods – Computerphile

From Computerphile. Mobility isn’t just about cars with autopilot, The Transport Systems Catapult in the UK has been looking at automated pod vehicles. Senior Technologist Rebecca Advani explains the LUTZ Pod system. Omnidirectional Treadmill: COMING SOON Autodrive Driverless Pods: COMING SOON More about the Transport Systems Catapult: https://bit.ly/2O28NPl https://www.facebook.com/computerphile Tweets by computer_phile This video was…

Brian Kernighan Q&A – Computerphile

From Computerphile. Hear Brian Kernighan on how he got into programming, the successors of C and the biggest challenges… Watch Part 2 before it’s live!: https://youtu.be/VVpRj3Po6K4 https://www.facebook.com/computerphile Tweets by 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…

Video Streaming Problems – Computerphile

From Computerphile. Why does my neighbour hear the score in the big game before I do? Dr Steve Bagley looks at why video streams suffer delays. The Interlaced Video Problem: https://youtu.be/rCUjvK-zbHw Onion Routing (TOR): https://youtu.be/QRYzre4bf7I Out of Order CPUs: https://youtu.be/_qvOlL8nhN4 https://www.facebook.com/computerphile Tweets by computer_phile This video was filmed and edited by Sean Riley. Computer Science…

Where GREP Came From – Computerphile

From Computerphile. Commonly used grep was written overnight, but why and how did it get its name? Professor Brian Kernighan explains. EXTRA BITS: https://youtu.be/bSaBe6WiC2s Inside an ALT Coin Mining Operation: COMING SOON Unix Pipeline: https://youtu.be/bKzonnwoR2I https://www.facebook.com/computerphile Tweets by computer_phile This video was filmed and edited by Sean Riley. Computer Science at the University of Nottingham:…

Atomic Auto-focus – Computerphile

From Computerphile. Machine Learning has allowed nano-scientists to Autofocus their equipment for the first time – at an atomic level. Professor Moriarty on the paper he wishes his group had published. Physics of Computer Chips: https://youtu.be/xkLAhU74f3s Neural Network that Changes Everything: https://youtu.be/py5byOOHZM8 The paper Phil Discusses: https://bit.ly/2tSdVy4 https://www.facebook.com/computerphile Tweets by computer_phile This video was filmed…

Binary to BCD (Double Dabble Algorithm) – Computerphile

From Computerphile. Double it and Dabble where required – The neat trick that turns pure binary into binary coded decimal. Professor Brailsford performs the magic! The Professor’s Notes: http://bit.ly/C_DoubleDabble C.B. Falconer’s Notes: http://bit.ly/C_cbfalconer 42 & Binary Coded Decimal: https://youtu.be/RDoYo3yOL_E EXTRA BITS: https://youtu.be/-YeMlP3O34g https://www.facebook.com/computerphile Tweets by computer_phile This video was filmed and edited by Sean Riley.…

Crypto-jacking – Computerphile

From Computerphile. Crypto-jacking or Drive-By Mining is the process of embedding cryptocurrency mining code in a website. Dr Mike Pound tries it out. Cookie Stealing: https://youtu.be/T1QEs3mdJoc Bitcoin Mining Explained in 4 Minutes: https://youtu.be/wTC31ZI6QM4 https://www.facebook.com/computerphile Tweets by computer_phile This video was filmed and edited by Sean Riley. Computer Science at the University of Nottingham: https://bit.ly/nottscomputer Computerphile…