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Jack Dorsey: The Man With The Billion-Dollar Ideas

Entrepreneur extraordinaire Jack Dorsey cofounded Twitter and Square. FORBES takes a look at the numbers that take his net worth to $1.3 billion, ranking him at No. 386 on the 2013 Forbes 400. 

#video #entrepreneur #history #strategy

How The Waltons Got So Wealthy

Four members of the Walton family are in the top ten of the Forbes 400 list, but just how big is the Walmart brand?

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Bill Gates: From College Dropout To The Wealthiest Man Alive

How did Bill Gates go from geek to rolling deep? The video above details his path to becoming the wealthiest person in the world, worth $72 billion on the 2013 Forbes 400.

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The Higgs Field, explained by Don Lincoln

One of the most significant scientific discoveries of the early 21st century is surely the Higgs boson, but the boson and the Higgs Field that allows for that magic particle are extremely difficult to grasp. Don Lincoln outlines an analogy (originally conceived by David Miller) that all of us can appreciate, starring a large dinner party, a raucous group of physicists, and Peter Higgs himself.

#video #physics #history #science
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A brief history of video games 

Video games are everywhere these days, but where did they actually come from? The history of video games is a complicated story that involves giant computers in science labs, the founder of Chuck E. Cheese and billions of dollars in quarters. Safwat Saleem examines the evolution of the beloved world of gaming. 

#video #gaming #history #technology

The Forgotten Universal Language

Every summer, Château Gresillon is full of families enjoying the French countryside — but it’s quite unlike any other Château: it’s Esperanto-land. It was bought by a handful of Esperantists back in the 1950s, and has been hosting speakers of the obscure universal language ever since.

#video #linguistics #history #europe
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Pliny the Elder: A Universal Connection in Information

Before there was Google, there were encyclopedias. The very idea of these vast collections of knowledge can be credited to Pliny The Elder. So who was he, and why does he seem to pop up everywhere from Alchemy to Zoology? 

#video #history #leadership

Buzz Aldrin: Discovering the moon

Sir David Frost travels to Los Angeles to meet the astronaut who became the second person to walk on the moon. With the death of Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin is the only man alive who can tell us at first-hand about that first moon landing. His story and his reflections, as a man who has helped to change the world we live in, are fascinating and unique.

#video #space #history

Oxford University Natural History Museum Augmented Reality Tour

Once all of the maps are complete, the system can be given to users. They can explore the museum freely, viewing the AR for each exhibit as they approach it.

#video #history #virtual

Internet Archives

Archive is a documentary focused on the future of long-term digital storage, the history of the Internet and attempts to preserve its contents on a massive scale.

Part one features Brewster Kahle, founder of the Internet Archive and his colleagues Robert Miller, director of books, and Alexis Rossi, director of web collections. On a mission to create universal access to all knowledge, the Internet Archive’s staff have built the world’s largest online library, offering 10 petabytes of archived websites, books, movies, music, and television broadcasts.

The video includes a tour of the Internet Archive’s headquarters in San Francisco, the book scanning center, and the book storage facilities in Richmond, California.

#video #internet #history #books #cloud computing