Venkataraman-Balakrishnan

Introduction to Quantum Physics

Quantum mechanics applies to everything. It applies to human beings, galaxies, the universe presumably, electrons, photons and so on. In this 31-part lecture professors V.Balakrishnan teaches you everything you’ll need to know to get started with quantum physics.

Indranil-Sengupta

Internet Technologies

In this course you’ll learn what internet is, how internet has evolved over the years and how it has incorporated different technologies, techniques and applications under a single umbrella making it the most used infrastructure for information exchange and communication.

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Highlights of Calculus

Highlights of Calculus is a series of short videos that introduces the fundamental concepts of calculus. Mathematics professor, Gilbert Strang, will guide students through a number of calculus topics to help them understand how calculus works and why it is relevant and important to understand.

James-Paradis

Darwin and Design

We all have views on evolution. We’ve all taken high school biology. You’ve all been exposed to several concepts. But fundamentally evolution is a subject. Darwin was a key figure in the development of the theory of evolution in the 19th century but evolution is more than just Darwin. In this course wi’ll trace some of these ideas with a notion of trying to see how the basis of evolution was established through various speculators in the history of ideas.

Sudeshna-Sarkar

Artificial Intelligence

This course will introduce you to the field of artificial intelligence. You’ll be explained the challenges that are inherent in building a system that can be interpret as intelligence. On taking this course you should be able to understands the role of basic knowledge representation, problems solving tehniques and some of the learning methods of AI.

John-Guttag

Introduction to Computer Science and Programming

The main purpose of this course is to help you to become skillful in making the computer to do what you want it to do. Once you’ve acquired this skill, your first instinct when confronted with many tasks will be to write a computer program to do that task for you. Programming language used in this course is Python.

John-Gabrieli

Introduction to Psychology

This course is about you. It gives you a very detailed view on what do we understand in a scientific way about the human nature. Why do people behave and think the way they do. You will be taught how the mind works, and how the brain supports the mind.

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What Are Economic Bubbles? – The dot.com Bubble

There have always been bubbles and there will always be bubbles. Bubbles are when a products value continues to rise considerably beyond its true, intrinsic value. But what happens when the bubble inevitably bursts? This short course tries to answer this and many other questions.

Shaoul-Ezekiel

Understanding Lasers and Fiberoptics

Lasers are vitally important to an incredibly large number of applications. But what exactly is so uniq ue about lasers that makes them so effective? The course focuses on fundamentals and emphasizes a physical intuitive interpretation of laser and fiberoptic phenomena and their applications.

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Richard Dawkins Talks About His Book: The Greatest Show On Earth

Richard Dawkings and Roger Bingham talk about science, religion, evolution and Richard’s book, The Greatest Show On Earth: The Evidence For Evolution.

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Arduino Shows the Potential Power of Open-Source Technology

Massimo Banzi is one of the creators of Arduino open-source microcontroller board, which has captured headlines for its versatile, simple and completely free platform. Banzi certainly never intended to change open-source hardware. He simply wanted to create a board with a platform simple enough for anyone.

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Speakers Explain Uniquely Human Genetic And Neurological Traits

In a presentation from the University of California in San Diego’s Center For Academic Research and Training in Anthropogeny, several speakers took part a public symposium to give varying perspectives and research on genetic regulation, signaling networks and related topics as they relate specifically to humans.

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The State of the World Economy in 2012

In a talk chaired by Professor David Held, economists Jean-Mechel Severino and Martin Wolf discussed the state of the world economy and how power imbalances will come into play over the next several decades.

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38-Lecture Course: World History

World History Crash Course offers fast but extensive overviews of early and modern civilizations and their places in world history. Introduced and narrated by historian John Green, each video serves as a ten minute introduction to the most important historical events associated with its subject.

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Can Smartphone Apps Make Government More Efficient?

Jennifer Pahlka, a coder and civic activist, believes that apps and technological innovations can allow the government to encourage healthy community activism. Pahlka’s group, Code For America, sends talented app developers to city halls across the country to develop software that can improve government efficiency.

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Entrepreneurship and Energy

Patrick Von Bargen delivers the inaugural speech of Yale’s Sabin Prize Environmental Adventures Speaker Series. The speech, entitled “Opening Solyndra’s Box — Entrepreneurship and Energy: Where Does Energy, Innovation and Deployment Policy Go from Here?” is presented in its entirety, offering an opportunity to go behind doors that until recently would have been closed to all but a tiny elite.

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Eukaryopolis: The City of Animal Cells

If the only thing you can remember from biology class is that it was really long, the odds are that Hank Green wasn’t your teacher. In this video, Green uses his unique combination of stand-up comedy and scientific lecture to unlock the mysteries of the animal cell.

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The Illusion of Security

In this thought-provoking video, Bruce Schneier explores what makes people feel secure and takes a hard look at the tradeoffs people are willing to make in order to feel that way. Schneier, a respected cryptographer and computer security specialist who is also a writer, explains that security is both a feeling and a reality.

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Jamie Oliver’s Crusade for Children’s Health

Jamie Oliver takes the stage at the TED conference to share his goal to inspire a movement with enough momentum to educate children about food, encourage families to begin cooking again and to inspire people to fight the epidemic of obesity that has taken root in every place that the western has gained popularity.

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Why Even Sliced Bread Wasn’t that Great at First

In this video, best-selling author and founder of Squidoo, Seth Godin, explains why tried-and-true marketing techniques no longer work. Godin points out that a public that is bombarded with a daily barrage of products and information has little choice but to ignore all but the most bizarre and unusual offerings.