Ever find yourself confused about the One Ring in Tolkien’s stories?
Well, not me – obviously, but you may be. So here’s a fun little <5min primer on why the One Ring exists, what it does, what makes its wearer invisible, and more.
There is a also a “part 1” to this video, covering things like Elves, Hobbits and the creation story. It’s a bit denser, but a quick and fun video.
A year or two ago, I posted a video of a cool 4 legged all-terrain robot.
Here’s its new little cousin… climbing hills and steps, getting kicked, these sorts of things.
Good hd video of the volcano erupting and initial shockwave, occured August 2014
Here’s a graphic (with simulated audio) of various computerized sorting algorithms, placing large datasets in ascending order. This is demo showing some of the most common methods for sorting.
A great animated short by AlfredImageworks
A great overview of modern and evolving AI and automation
Here’s an interesting training video for US bomber crews in WW2, showing the logic and science of avoiding antiaircraft fire. Very educational and impressive video.
It’s been a few years since a train’s run on these tracks. Forests grow quickly in Oregon’s coastal range.
As a fairly related topic, here is some great old WW2-era footage on derailing trains, quite interesting!
…balancing on a sheet of metal.
Ancient Roman phalanx crowd control techniques being used by SKorea riot police during a training exercise.
Weld two bearings together, voila.
For the next couple posts I have a potpourri of random video. Let’s start out with pong 2.0