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The Roads to World War I: Crash Course European History

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[aoa id=’2′][dn_wp_yt_youtube_source type=”101″ id=”KGlmlSTn-eM”][/aoa] Much has been written about what exactly caused World War I. As befits a true global war, the reality is that there isn’t a single cause. There aren’t even three causes. There are a vast array of causes. Today we’ll get into just a few

Web Search: Crash Course AI

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[aoa id=’2′][dn_wp_yt_youtube_source type=”101″ id=”PnFwdCGmVG0″][/aoa] Today we’re going to talk about search engines, which are just AI systems that try to help us find what we’re looking for. Search engines can be the sort that serve up a list of results, like during a Google or Bing search, using web

Algorithmic Bias and Fairness: Crash Course AI

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[aoa id=’2′][dn_wp_yt_youtube_source type=”101″ id=”gV0_raKR2UQ”][/aoa] Check out my collab with “Above the Noise” about Deepfakes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ro8b69VeL9U Today, we’re going to talk about five common types of algorithmic bias we should pay attention to: data that reflects existing biases, unbalanced classes in training data, data that doesn’t capture the right value,

The French Revolution: Crash Course European History

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[aoa id=’2′][dn_wp_yt_youtube_source type=”101″ id=”5fJl_ZX91l0″][/aoa] In 1789, the French Monarchy’s habit of supporting democratic popular revolutions in North America backfired. Today, we’re talking about the French Revolution. Across the world, people were rising up to throw off monarchies, and Louis didn’t see the writing on the wall until it was

Lets make a movie recommendation system: Crash Course AI

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[aoa id=’2′][dn_wp_yt_youtube_source type=”101″ id=”iaIW3CO4rcY”][/aoa] Follow along: https://colab.research.google.com/drive/1-v9cw18wTDjaCUlECKHsQnHeisLKyG8U We need to save Jabril and John Green Bot’s movie nights. Jabril generally likes action movies and John Green Bot likes romantic movies, but they need to find something that they can both watch and enjoy together. Today, we’re going to build

Expansion and Resistance: Crash Course European History

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[aoa id=’2′][dn_wp_yt_youtube_source type=”101″ id=”eBA7P-zKbi8″][/aoa] In 19th century Europe, with nation building well under way, thoughts turned outward, toward empire. This week, we’re looking at how Europeans expanded into Africa, Asia, and Oceania during the 1800s. You’ll learn about China and the Opium War, British India, and the Scramble for

Testing Your Product and Getting Feedback: Crash Course Business Entrepreneurship

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[aoa id=’2′][dn_wp_yt_youtube_source type=”101″ id=”zzn3xDiw1iE”][/aoa] To figure out if an idea is as good as we think it is, we have to talk to our customers. We’ve said it over and over again. We have to ask them what they like, dislike, want, or need, and we want honest feedback

How YouTube knows what you should watch: Crash Course AI

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[aoa id=’2′][dn_wp_yt_youtube_source type=”101″ id=”kiInh5STnyQ”][/aoa] Subscribe to Sound Field! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvMLMyKPomE6kTTL9Kv8Iww Today we’re going to talk about recommender systems which form the backbone of so much of the content we see online from video recommendations on YouTube and Netflix to ads we see on Facebook, Twitter, and well, everywhere else. We’ll

Let’s make an AI that destroys video games: Crash Course AI

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[aoa id=’2′][dn_wp_yt_youtube_source type=”101″ id=”osbmLJb2Tkc”][/aoa] Follow along: https://colab.research.google.com/drive/1uYXTDeBbPeuJfM1teufZ9nUaiRIN9nHW Today we create a game and then build an AI to destroy it. Our game is called TrashBlaster, and it’s like Asteroids but with trash in the ocean, and instead of a spaceship John Green Bot is wielding a laser. We’ll use

18th Century Warfare: Crash Course European History

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[aoa id=’2′][dn_wp_yt_youtube_source type=”101″ id=”xbbYCe2o1SI”][/aoa] European powers had a lot of wars in the 18th century, and they weren’t confined to Europe. Conflict raged across the globe, in what might be called a World War…but we don’t call it that, because we already have a couple of those coming up