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There's a reason Mel Brooks has won an EGOT. Welcome to Next of Ken, and in this episode, we're counting down 21 Times Mel Brooks' Films Were Pure Genius.YouTube

21 Times Mel Brooks' Films Were Pure Genius

There's a reason Mel Brooks has won an EGOT. Welcome to Next of Ken, and in this episode, we're counting down 21 Times Mel Brooks' Films Were Pure Genius.
Stanley Kubrick’s Barry Lyndon is often lauded as one of the greatest achievements in the history of cinematography. And in a decade or even a year with some of the toughest competition you can think of, Barry Lyndon always seems to stick out just a little bit more. But what sets the cinematography of Barry Lyndon apart from other movies? And how was it done?YouTube

How Kubrick Achieved the Beautiful Cinematography of Barry Lyndon

Stanley Kubrick’s Barry Lyndon is often lauded as one of the greatest achievements in the history of cinematography. And in a decade or even a year with some of the toughest competition you can think of, Barry Lyndon always seems to stick out just a little bit more. But what sets the cinematography of Barry Lyndon apart from other movies? And how was it done?
Presented by Harry Brignull at the UX Brighton Conference.YouTube

Dark Patterns: User Interfaces Designed to Trick People

Presented by Harry Brignull at the UX Brighton Conference.
Sky Arts' Talks Music with Malcolm Gerrie Aired: November 25, 2013YouTube

Jeff Beck demonstrating Little Wing by Jimi Hendrix

Sky Arts' Talks Music with Malcolm Gerrie Aired: November 25, 2013
One of the internet's favorite pastimes is arguing, but very few of those arguments ever actually go anywhere. One of the internet's favorite pastimes is arguing, but very few of those arguments ever actually go anywhere. It can be frustrating to watch, but scientists have some ideas on why things play out the way they do.YouTube

Why You Can't Win an Internet Argument

One of the internet's favorite pastimes is arguing, but very few of those arguments ever actually go anywhere. One of the internet's favorite pastimes is arguing, but very few of those arguments ever actually go anywhere. It can be frustrating to watch, but scientists have some ideas on why things play out the way they do.
We're building an artificial intelligence-powered dystopia, one click at a time, says technosociologist Zeynep Tufecki. In an eye-opening talk, she details how the same algorithms companies like Facebook, Google and Amazon use to get you to click on ads are also used to organize your access to political and social information. And the machines aren't even the real threat. What we need to understand is how the powerful might use AI to control us -- and what we can do in response.YouTube

We're building a dystopia just to make people click on ads (TED)

We're building an artificial intelligence-powered dystopia, one click at a time, says technosociologist Zeynep Tufecki. In an eye-opening talk, she details how the same algorithms companies like Facebook, Google and Amazon use to get you to click on ads are also used to organize your access to political and social information. And the machines aren't even the real threat. What we need to understand is how the powerful might use AI to control us -- and what we can do in response.
David Suzuki says 'economics' is not a science and doesn't make sense in the real world.YouTube

Economics is a Form of Brain Damage

David Suzuki says 'economics' is not a science and doesn't make sense in the real world.
Allen Ginsberg sings “Father Death Blues”, and relates two anecdotes on death involving his guru Trungpa Rinpoche. From the documentary “A Poet on the Lower ...YouTube

Allen Ginsberg - Father Death Blues

Allen Ginsberg sings “Father Death Blues”, and relates two anecdotes on death involving his guru Trungpa Rinpoche. From the documentary “A Poet on the Lower ...
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How Technicolor changed movies

What was "glorious Technicolor?" It was a groundbreaking technology — but it was more than that, too.
A chat about some of the ways legendary physicist Richard Feynman cracked safes (filing cabinets) at Los Alamos during the Manhattan Project.YouTube

Safe Cracking with Feynman

A chat about some of the ways legendary physicist Richard Feynman cracked safes (filing cabinets) at Los Alamos during the Manhattan Project.
Part one of a two-part excerpt on Ludwig Wittgenstein, focusing on his sense of religious belief. Taken from the 1984 BBC documentary, Sea of Faith.YouTube

Wittgenstein - Sea of Faith

Part one of a two-part excerpt on Ludwig Wittgenstein, focusing on his sense of religious belief. Taken from the 1984 BBC documentary, Sea of Faith.
If you were redesigning English, and you could make it do anything that any other language in the world does, what would you change? In the video below, YouTuber Tom Scott talks about four fantastic features in other languages that he wishes were found in English.YouTube

4 Features From Other Languages That We Wish English Had

If you were redesigning English, and you could make it do anything that any other language in the world does, what would you change? In the video below, YouTuber Tom Scott talks about four fantastic features in other languages that he wishes were found in English.
In relating with the teacher, your critical input and your surrendering work together at the same time. They're not working against each other.YouTube

The Teacher Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche

In relating with the teacher, your critical input and your surrendering work together at the same time. They're not working against each other.
Facebook has said it now believes up to 87 million people's data was improperly shared with the political consultancy Cambridge Analytica - many more than previously disclosed.YouTube

The psychology behind Facebook data breach

Facebook has said it now believes up to 87 million people's data was improperly shared with the political consultancy Cambridge Analytica - many more than previously disclosed.
Drone over the Chernobyl exclusion area. // Earlier this year I had the opportunity to visit Chernobyl whilst working for CBS News on a '60 Minutes' episode which aired on Nov. 23, 2014. Bob Simon is the correspondent. Michael Gavshon and David Levine, producers.YouTube

Postcards from Pripyat

Drone over the Chernobyl exclusion area. // Earlier this year I had the opportunity to visit Chernobyl whilst working for CBS News on a '60 Minutes' episode which aired on Nov. 23, 2014. Bob Simon is the correspondent. Michael Gavshon and David Levine, producers.
A vintage German audio player that's an intriguing marriage of record and tape.YouTube

Vintage Electronics - The Tefifon

A vintage German audio player that's an intriguing marriage of record and tape.
In March 2018, Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche gave teachings to the Rigpa Sangha in Berlin, London and Paris. These teachings are wonderful in any context, explain the Vajrayana practice of guru yoga in depth, and deal directly with the subject at hand.YouTube

The Future of Buddhism: Challenges and Opportunities in Modern Society

In March 2018, Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche gave teachings to the Rigpa Sangha in Berlin, London and Paris. These teachings are wonderful in any context, explain the Vajrayana practice of guru yoga in depth, and deal directly with the subject at hand.
Living in “The Jungle” means learning to live in fear. Especially after dark, when some people get violent. The 68-acre homeless camp in South San Jose is considered the largest in the United States. It's a lawless place.YouTube

How Silicon Valley Created America’s Largest Homeless Camp

Living in “The Jungle” means learning to live in fear. Especially after dark, when some people get violent. The 68-acre homeless camp in South San Jose is considered the largest in the United States. It's a lawless place.
Science fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke makes the bold claim that one day computers will allow people to work from home and access their banking records.YouTube

One day, a computer will fit on a desk (1974)

Science fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke makes the bold claim that one day computers will allow people to work from home and access their banking records.
Tsikey Chokling Rinpoche teachings on the 4 Dharmas of Gampopa. This took place in July 2013 at Rangjung Yeshe Gomde Denmark.YouTube

H. E. Tsikey Chokling Rinpoche Heart advice

Tsikey Chokling Rinpoche teachings on the 4 Dharmas of Gampopa. This took place in July 2013 at Rangjung Yeshe Gomde Denmark.
Light of Berotsana Conference of Translators 2008. Sunday Morning Presentation with Alak Zenkar RinpocheYouTube

Alak Zenkar Rinpoche Conference of translators (2008)

Light of Berotsana Conference of Translators 2008. Sunday Morning Presentation with Alak Zenkar Rinpoche

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