Tag: science

The Cognitive Tradeoff Hypothesis

[clangs] This is Inuyama, Japan, a historic city home to Japan’s oldest original wooden castle. It is also home to Kyoto University’s Primate Research Institute.Here, a group of chimpanzees have been trainedto play a game that exposes something shockingabout their memories.This is going to blow your mind.Here is how it works.Take a look at these

How Far is Too Far? | The Age of A.I.

Welcome to YouTube Original Stages, once home to Howard Hughes’s Spruce Goose assembly hangar, and home to much of the firstIron Man,filmed 12 years ago. Many happy memories here. And speaking of taking a look back… Technology. It’s advancing faster and taking less time to be widely adopted than ever before, like as in it

Why SpaceX is Making Starlink

This episode of Real Engineering is brought to you by Brilliant, a problem solving website that teaches you to think like an engineer. On the 24th of May, SpaceX launched a Falcon 9 rocket filled with 60 satellites into space. This marked the beginning of their ambitious new project called “Starlink” which aims to provide

Did Google Just Achieve ‘Quantum Supremacy’?

Quantum computers are on the horizon, and they’ve been stuck there for quite some time. All the theoretical advantages they promise over classical computers, like speeding up drug development, helping to manufacture room temperature superconductors, and cracking encryption remain just that: theoretical. However, a leaked paper from Google claims that for the first time a