Let’s continue our best of reviews with the 10 best tech videos for 2018.
Best Video #10 How Books are Scanned (How Things Work)
This is how books are scanned pic.twitter.com/XYCp0ua3qs
— How Things Work (@ThingsWork) November 27, 2017
Every since I saw this video, I became addicted to their Twitter channel. Visit the How Things Work page on Twitter and follow them for more awesome visual explanations about absolutely everything.
Best Video #9 How a Video Game Might Help Us Build Better Cities (Karolina Korppoo)
With more than half of the world population living in cities, one thing is undeniable: we are an urban species. Part game, part urban planning sketching tool, “Cities: Skylines” encourages people to use their creativity and self-expression to rethink the cities of tomorrow. Watch designer Karoliina Korppoo explain How a Video Game Might Help Us Build Better Cities on Ted.
Best Video #8 Everything You Hear on Film is a Lie (Tasos Frantzolas)
Sound design is built on deception. When you watch a movie or TV show, nearly all of the sounds you hear are fake. Dive into the world of foley with an expert.
Best Video #7 What It’s Like to Be a Woman in Hollywood (Naomi McDougall)
More deception from Hollywood, this one a lot more chilling. Have you watched any Hollywood movie recently? So did 95% of the rest of the world. Watch and learn on the broken mechanics of a media industry and its degrading portrayal of an entire gender.
Best Video #6 YouTube Rewind: The Shape of 2017 (YouTube)
An ode to itself by YouTube. If you are an average millennial you should recognize every single one of the references in this video.
Best Video #5 Why Microwaving Pizza Could Screw Up Your Wifi (Nat & Friends)
There are more wifi devices on earth that actual people. Learn about digital radio waves and the frequencies at which they vibrate with Nat & Friends. There, just saying these facts I already feel smarter.
Best Video #4 The Power of Believing that You Can Improve (Carol Dweck)
In her talk, Carol Dweck describes two ways to think about a problem that’s slightly too hard for you to solve. A great introduction to the Growth Mindset framework.
Best Video #3 How Google Built the Pixel 2 (Nat & Friends)
Nat is back from another one of the best tech videos. She is good! How does a smartphone camera with the weight of a paper clip can take 12 megapixels photos? How does a sensor smaller than your finger nail record in 4K? Watch this video to find out.
Best Video #2 How a Handful of Tech Companies Control Billions of Minds Every Day (Tristan Harris)
From an insider, all the ropes built-into our technology to make it evermore addictive. A handful of people working at a handful of tech companies steer the thoughts of billions of people every day. Peer behind the curtain.
Best Video #1 Lessons from the Longest Study on Human Development
This video with its depth, has serious ramifications on how we use technology and for what purpose. A most inspiring talk.
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