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Re: Something on Youtube

Postby Sableagle » Tue Sep 04, 2018 10:08 am UTC

You're going to go to Google and you're going to type in the two drugs you're taking or the one drug you're taking and you're going to type in side-effects. What are you experiencing? So we said: "Okay, let's ask Google if they will share their search logs with us so that we can look at the search logs and see if patients are doing these kinds of searches." Google, I am sorry to say, denied our requests. So I was bummed and I was at a dinner with a colleague who works at Microsoft Research ... and he said: "No, Russ. You might not understand. We not only have Bing searches but if you used Internet Explorer to do searches at Google, Yahoo, Bing, any, then for 18 months we keep that data for research purposes only."
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Re: Something on Youtube

Postby poxic » Tue Sep 04, 2018 10:34 pm UTC

From later in the talk:

"People are worried about data. They're worried about their privacy and their security. They should be. We need secure systems. But we can't have a system that closes that data off because it is too rich of a source of inspiration, innovation and discovery for new things in medicine."

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Re: Something on Youtube

Postby Sableagle » Tue Sep 04, 2018 10:39 pm UTC

Your child gets sick. The doctor prescribes a drug. There are side-effects. You start looking stuff up. You dig out details. You have ideas. You look up known drug interactions. You search for particular kinds of drug with and without particular modes of action. Microsoft sends the details of those searches to a researcher. The researcher figures out what you're looking for. The doctor hears from the researcher and prescribes the additional drug you were trying to identify. Your child no longer suffers side-effects, and makes a full recovery. Because this is America, you get a bill for $278000. Hrrrm.
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Re: Something on Youtube

Postby Coyne » Mon Sep 10, 2018 4:17 am UTC

SNS 198: Metalizing, Bearing Plate, Hexagon Metrology

Metalizing, 6:25
Hexagon Metrology, 28:05
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Re: Something on Youtube

Postby Sableagle » Mon Sep 10, 2018 10:56 am UTC

That's kind of hypnotic at 13 minutes.

Here's a very professional ballistics test, with no interference from chickens at all: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wSES4h-Oer0
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Re: Something on Youtube

Postby addams » Thu Sep 27, 2018 11:42 am UTC

A little medical humor for those of us under the weather.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R4C66VlaZgw
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Re: Something on Youtube

Postby Sableagle » Thu Oct 04, 2018 12:57 am UTC

A box opens. It closes again. A balloon pops.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1suKaRdfaM4
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Re: Something on Youtube

Postby Grop » Thu Oct 04, 2018 9:53 pm UTC

French animation : Dix-huit kilomètres trois (18.003 km or should this be parsed as 18.3 km?). A super short animated thing about three middle school girls who may be orphans or something, quite cute imho. The voice actresses are obviously in their 20s, but I thought it was funny to hear them deliver their lines that were supposed to be from middle schoolers (I mean this is both awkward and funny). Featuring the Black Lips, a punk rock group I wouldn't know, but they sound good.

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Re: Something on Youtube

Postby Sableagle » Mon Nov 19, 2018 9:13 am UTC

https://youtu.be/TrUXZbzfgkQ?t=330

You only have to watch for about 5 seconds from that timestamp to see it.

I think that's a cat somewhere not someone saying "Wow!" but either way it was good.
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Re: Something on Youtube

Postby Sableagle » Mon Dec 17, 2018 9:25 pm UTC

NASA InSight engineer makes fun of package thieves: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xoxhDk-hwuo
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Re: Something on Youtube

Postby pseudoidiot » Mon Dec 17, 2018 9:47 pm UTC

Sableagle wrote:NASA InSight engineer makes fun of package thieves: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xoxhDk-hwuo
Mark Rober spent most of his time at JPL working on Curiosity. As far as I'm aware he didn't do any significant work on InSight.
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Re: Something on Youtube

Postby Flumble » Mon Dec 17, 2018 10:51 pm UTC

How willing would you be to risk 4 (branded) phones for a youtube video and a bit of personal vengeance? And to retrieve your package from a thief's garbage bin?
It irks me that I can't tell whether that video is staged or not.

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Re: Something on Youtube

Postby addams » Tue Dec 18, 2018 6:47 am UTC

pseudoidiot wrote:
Sableagle wrote:NASA InSight engineer makes fun of package thieves: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xoxhDk-hwuo
Mark Rober spent most of his time at JPL working on Curiosity. As far as I'm aware he didn't do any significant work on InSight.
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Re: Something on Youtube

Postby Sableagle » Wed Dec 19, 2018 11:17 am UTC

He was nicer than me. I'd have put nine little half-litre milk bottles in there, with an explosive charge in the middle one (under 100 grains is a signalling device, not a destructive device) and eight litres of stale urine in the others. It'd stink a lot longer than the fart gas shots, and be no cheaper to get out of the car than that glitter.
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Re: Something on Youtube

Postby Zohar » Wed Dec 19, 2018 3:05 pm UTC

Sableagle wrote:He was nicer than me. I'd have put nine little half-litre milk bottles in there, with an explosive charge in the middle one (under 100 grains is a signalling device, not a destructive device) and eight litres of stale urine in the others. It'd stink a lot longer than the fart gas shots, and be no cheaper to get out of the car than that glitter.

I'm wondering where you'd get your stale urine from. Craigslist?
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Re: Something on Youtube

Postby pseudoidiot » Wed Dec 19, 2018 3:23 pm UTC

If you can't make your own, store-bought is fine
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Re: Something on Youtube

Postby Sableagle » Thu Dec 20, 2018 3:56 am UTC

Zohar wrote:I'm wondering where you'd get your stale urine from. Craigslist?
You already knew the answer.

Meanwhile, here are puppies: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lc6db8qfZEw
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Re: Something on Youtube

Postby gd1 » Mon Dec 31, 2018 9:53 pm UTC

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=4sZuN0xXWLc

Big bill hell's motors. Mean with swearing so NSFW in that regard.
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Re: Something on Youtube

Postby Coyne » Thu Jan 03, 2019 1:57 am UTC

https://youtu.be/I1LBJWaLBTc

Since we're on the subject, this was a commercial for Weird Wally's Used Cars (Lincoln, NE).

I can't find a picture of one, but he also used to put up big yellow billboards with black lettering that said, 'This is Weird Country." Nothing else, just that.
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Re: Something on Youtube

Postby ObsessoMom » Thu Jan 03, 2019 9:47 pm UTC

I have three nieces who tell exactly these types of pause-filled stories. So funny!

https://vimeo.com/268770563?from=outro-embed

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Re: Something on Youtube

Postby Thesh » Fri Jan 11, 2019 8:34 pm UTC

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Re: Something on Youtube

Postby ObsessoMom » Sat Jan 26, 2019 8:23 pm UTC

Two minutes of Google Earth photos, edited into animation. (Probably some danger of seizures, but I found it delightful--particularly the bit with the pond or lake.)

https://vimeo.com/309715467

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Re: Something on Youtube

Postby Flumble » Wed Jan 30, 2019 2:10 am UTC

Suspend Your Disbelief (or, how to ruin everything in 7 steps)

I haven't checked for Vi Hart's videos for too long. This video in particular is a gem. :D (Spoiler: it's not about math; it does have the familiar atmosphere of vihart.)

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Re: Something on Youtube

Postby addams » Sat Feb 02, 2019 4:37 am UTC

I like this Thread.
Even or especially the Vimeo clips.
That is some sweet abstract stuff.

umm...I hear we had a little chilly weather in the U.S. midwest.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=smZ0CdzX-ik

Oops.
There is an advert.
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Re: Something on Youtube

Postby Thesh » Sun Feb 03, 2019 2:24 am UTC

YouTube: Manufacturing Authenticity (For Fun and Profit!) by Lindsay Ellis. Highly recommend checking out her other videos as well.
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Re: Something on Youtube

Postby Flumble » Mon Feb 04, 2019 6:22 pm UTC

I concur, despite her attempts at advertising* of late. Her whole series about the Transformers films was great too.

I've also come across Stratzenblitz's KSP projects. Very cool spacecraft with excellent video editing (and music if you enjoy the genre). Particularly the recent low solar orbit space station.



*Come on, your whole channel is about analysis—in particular one video on advertising—and critical thinking. How do you imagine your audience is going to like an ad segment, even when done in the most blasé and ironic manner?

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Re: Something on Youtube

Postby sardia » Mon Feb 04, 2019 6:52 pm UTC

I really need to curate what I watch on YouTube. Most of the popular videos are trash. I guess that's the price I pay for browsing in incognito mode.

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Re: Something on Youtube

Postby cephalopod9 » Wed Feb 13, 2019 10:09 am UTC

sardia wrote: I guess that's the price I pay for browsing in incognito mode.
I'm not that sure how it works, but you could book mark some videos that describe your general interests, and then visit them when you start a new incognito session.

Does anyone else like videos of computer simulation and rendering demonstrations? like, 'here's are program for simulating flow, here's what it'd look like if a rabbit sculpted from shaving cream fell through a tennis racket" and then there's a bunch of words and letters i don't understand explaining what makes this rendering program better.

PiroPito First Playthrough of Minecraft!!(0u0): Play list it's a Japanese let's play, with great English subtitles. He doesn't look at any spoilers, or tutorials, or let anyone tell him about how the game works. I'm really curious what it's like to watch for someone who's never played Minecraft

Your Dinosaurs are Wrong: playlist a little educational series that's just a guy talking about dinosaur toys, and there's some charming paper cut-out art and cool info about dinosaurs.

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Re: Something on Youtube

Postby gd1 » Sun Feb 17, 2019 11:52 am UTC

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=51y9JIpzZbU
Meeseeks battle

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=YJYRSIDelWU
Stormtroopers galaxy of adventures, a propaganda video if I didn't know better...
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Re: Something on Youtube

Postby Thesh » Tue Feb 26, 2019 6:45 am UTC

For those of you who are curious why British people hate Jeremy Corbyn, I think this video sums it up nicely:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Zs0U__6niU
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Re: Something on Youtube

Postby Sableagle » Thu Feb 28, 2019 11:11 am UTC

cephalopod9 wrote:Does anyone else like videos of computer simulation and rendering demonstrations?
I'm not hooked on those yet but watching Code Bullet almost tearing his antennae out trying to get an AI to learn to play Flappy Bird was fun!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WSW-5m8lRMs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wHRubMACen0

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r428O_CMcpI
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Re: Something on Youtube

Postby Thesh » Fri Mar 01, 2019 5:42 pm UTC

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Re: Something on Youtube

Postby cephalopod9 » Sat Mar 02, 2019 12:12 am UTC

Sableagle wrote:
cephalopod9 wrote:Does anyone else like videos of computer simulation and rendering demonstrations?
I'm not hooked on those yet but watching Code Bullet almost tearing his antennae out trying to get an AI to learn to play Flappy Bird was fun!

I wouldn't say i'm hooked on them either, just something I get into time to time, and it's kinda neat to find a... subject, a content vein, a genre? with videos that only have a fewhundred or thousand views.

I like kind of slowed down, demonstration type videos.

Engineerguy explains soda cans
it's got 7 million views, i searched this forum for "engineer" and didn't find a mention

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Re: Something on Youtube

Postby addams » Sat Mar 02, 2019 4:01 am UTC

We've seen the Pop-Can clip, before.
It was enjoyable this time, too.

Send more like it.
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Re: Something on Youtube

Postby Sableagle » Sat Mar 02, 2019 10:32 am UTC

Did I mention the dirty trick with empty pop cans before?

You can stand on one. Just make sure you put a flat heel down flat on it, and you can balance on that empty can.

From there, you can stand on a stack of two the same way.

Then you can have someone add another two to the first one, and you can stand on three.

Adding two to the two you used in the second step allows you to step up onto four.

Repeating this process will allow you to change lightbulbs in very tall rooms using only a vast number of empty pop cans (your friend may need to get a friend to boost them up the same way so they can keep adding to your stacks, and so on, so at some point it's probably easier to use a ladder).

The dirty trick is showing someone this, letting them try it for themselves and then throwing something at the stack of cans. It only takes a tiny dent and the whole thing suffers catastrophic failure, resulting in the victim falling from considerable height onto a mass of torn aluminium with razor-sharp edges.

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Re: Something on Youtube

Postby ObsessoMom » Sun Mar 03, 2019 8:17 pm UTC

Así son las cosas / That's How Things Are

Two minutes of charming and clever vignettes. I really lost it when I realized who the toothbrush's dad was.
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Re: Something on Youtube

Postby Sableagle » Mon Mar 04, 2019 12:29 pm UTC

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LVMtW6e4kZY

Kathmandu riverside, a few years after the earthquake.

That's the upriver side of town, too.
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Re: Something on Youtube

Postby JirkinAE » Tue Mar 05, 2019 4:10 am UTC

ObsessoMom wrote:Two minutes of Google Earth photos, edited into animation. (Probably some danger of seizures, but I found it delightful--particularly the bit with the pond or lake.)

https://vimeo.com/309715467


Wowww ... That video looks amazing...
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Re: Something on Youtube

Postby Thesh » Sat Mar 16, 2019 1:28 am UTC

Apparently the mosque shooter was a fan a PewDiePie... Some videos on PewDiePie:

PewDiePie Is A Nazi
PewDiePie and the problem with (fake) racism
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Re: Something on Youtube

Postby sardia » Sat Mar 16, 2019 1:54 pm UTC

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GUQUD3IMbb4
Swedish Rhapsody +numbers.

What is PewDiePie relationship with Nazis? Is he racist and claims it's a joke when called out? Or just white privileging to the nazi part of his audience?


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