This 3-minute video on 3D-printing is well worth seeing.
Ralph Merkle works with nanotechnology, and gives a wonderful introduction to the topic. Well worth seeing!
On Singularity University:
On Big Thinkers:
It can solve your algebra homework, it knows a lot of facts, it gives you graphs, tables and pictures – and it’s just getting started. It’s the Wolfram Alpha computational knowledge engine: At the very least the biggest new tool for finding information on the internet since Wikipedia. But don’t take my word for it, check out the instruction video here!
Another one of the many examples of what Wolfram Alpha can do:
And another one:
How could a universe evolve from nothing? This talk by Lawrence Krauss doesn’t answer the question fully, there is still so much that we don’t know about how the universe works and how it came about, but he makes the idea a bit easier to accept – and teaches us a lot of interesting things about the universe along the way. If you want to learn more about our current picture of the universe, see this video!
The documentary of the week is Jimmys GM food fight, and is about genetically modified food. Is it a good or a bad thing? Does it help the enviorment, or does it harm it? Is it dangerous? All of these questionsn Jimmy tries to answer in this documentary. And wether or not you are for or against (or something in between) genetic engineering of food I highly recommend it. You can see it here!