Mini Battle Robot – Computerphile

From Computerphile. Ian Hayles shows us Reach Robotics’ Mekamon battle robot. Electromagnetic Field is a non-profit UK camping festival for those with an inquisitive mind or an interest in making things: hackers, artists, geeks, crafters, scientists, and engineers. 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…

AI & Logical Induction – Computerphile

From Computerphile. Continuing to address the challenges of AI safety, Rob Miles discusses a paper from the Machine Intelligence Research Institute (MIRI). Read the paper for yourself here: http://bit.ly/LogicalInduction More from Rob Miles: http://bit.ly/Rob_Miles_YouTube 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…

High Speed Internet in a Field – Computerphile

From Computerphile. EMF camp prides itself on it’s connectivity – but how do you connect hundreds of campers to high speed internet when even the phone signal is patchy? DavidC @emfNOC gave us a tour. EMF Camp is a non-profit UK camping festival for those with an inquisitive mind or an interest in making things:…

Discussion, Consumer Tech Stasis? – Computerphile

From Computerphile. Have we hit pause on progress? Talking “Tech Stasis” with Science and Tech journalist Charles Arthur. More about Charles from his blog, The Overspill : https://bit.ly/2In5uAy How to Choose a Password: https://youtu.be/3NjQ9b3pgIg What Happens when I press a Key?: https://youtu.be/ewE8b7zzej0 https://www.facebook.com/computerphile https://twitter.com/computer_phile This video was filmed and edited by Sean Riley. Computer Science…

Hacked Star Map – Computerphile

From Computerphile. EMF Festival hosts all kinds of projects. Sarah Spencer’s star map is a web-linked interactive star map created with a robot arm on a hacked knitting machine…. EMF Camp is a non-profit UK camping festival for those with an inquisitive mind or an interest in making things: hackers, artists, geeks, crafters, scientists, and…

Why Build Colossus? (Bill Tutte) – Computerphile

From Computerphile. Cracking the code was only half the battle. To keep the upper hand, when using Bill Tutte’s statistical methods, the detailed counting had to be automated – enter Colossus! Professor Brailsford takes up the story. The professor’s notes: http://www.eprg.org/computerphile/lorenz-combined.pdf Bletchley Park Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLzH6n4zXuckrSWWIDJ_3To7ro5-naSk8v Professor Brailsford used the book “Colossus” by B. Jack Copeland…

Exploiting the Tiltman Break – Computerphile

From Computerphile. Professor Brailsford returns to the subject of why Colossus was built. The professor’s notes: http://www.eprg.org/computerphile/lorenz-combined.pdf Bletchley Park Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLzH6n4zXuckrSWWIDJ_3To7ro5-naSk8v Professor Brailsford used the book “Colossus” by B. Jack Copeland and others (Oxford University Press, 2006). Also recommended are chapters 18 and 19 from : “The Bletchley Park Codebreakers” by R. Erskine and M.…

Autodrive Project – Computerphile

From Computerphile. Does driverless technology have a place in public transport? These guys at Aurrigo think so. Tom Sheridan tells us more. 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

Code Libraries – Computerphile

From Computerphile. Standard progamming #INCLUDEs libraries – but how do they work? Dr Steve Bagley links us to the details. What Happend When I Press a Key:https://youtu.be/ewE8b7zzej0 AI Safety Gridworlds: https://youtu.be/eElfR_BnL5k 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…