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  1. AT&T Archives: The Astonishing, Unfailing Bell System (1967)

  2. The web, past and future | Web Foundation | Web Foundation

  3. Total Wipeout - First To Defeat The Balls! - BBC One

  4. V.90 Dial-up Modem Handshake - Transactional Analysis

  5. The Stanley water bottle craze, unpacked

  6. The ‘your own finger’ speech from Willow

    Forget all you know, or think you know. All that you require is your intuition. Now, the power to control the world is in which finger?

  7. The Essentials of Problem Solving

  8. Test Multiple Variables at Once

  9. 1000 Matches

  10. Relaxing Old Footage With Joe Pera

  11. A New Mindblowing C64 Demo

  12. BBS: The Documentary

  13. Edsger Dijkstra interview

  14. How do you drive change in company meetings?

    Whenever we’re dealing with a problem and we call a meeting to talk about the problem, I always start with this structure: “We are here to solve a problem. So the one option that we know we’re not going to leave the room doing is the status quo. The status quo is off the table.”

  15. Doing with Images Makes Symbols Pt 1

    Alan Kay, 1987

  16. Lawrence of Arabia, The Trick is not minding that it hurts

  17. Let’s go whaling: Tricks for monetising mobile game players with free-to-play

  18. Dueling Proverbs


  19. Inge Druckrey: Teaching to See

    Edward Tufte

  20. Why Doom is Awesome: Binary Space Partitioning

  21. Sample Breakdown: The Most Iconic Hip-Hop Sample of Every Year (1973-2023)

  22. How Native American Lacrosse Sticks Are Carved From Hickory Wood

  23. Christoph Nakazawa - How Not to Build a Video Game, React Summit 2023

  24. How Your Brain Organizes Information

  25. Artifacts

  26. Five Cents

  27. Grand Canons, a Visual Symphony of Everyday Objects

  28. Brian Chesky, Co-Founder and CEO of Airbnb: Designing a 10-star Experience

  29. Noam Chomsky - The 5 Filters of the Mass Media Machine

  30. How To Explain Things Real Good

    Nicky Case.

  31. Death to Dependencies

  32. The Making of the MCU was a Sh*t Show (Pt 1: Forging Iron Man)

  33. The Only Unbreakable Law

  34. What key was pressed? HTTP 203

    Google Chrome Developers.

  35. Jon Bellion - Beautiful Mind Documentary

  36. The Story of Next.js


  37. The Birth & Death of JavaScript

    A talk by Gary Bernhardt from PyCon 2014

  38. How the Ancient Greeks Invented Programming

  39. Carl Sagan: reinvent the universe

    If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe.

  40. The mathematics of ignorance

    Rational Animations.

  41. Cancel Culture Is a Moral Panic

  42. Steve Jobs introduces the App store - iPhone SDK Keynote

  43. Introduction to Prediction Markets, Robin Hanson

  44. David Foster Wallace discusses Consumerism (2003)

  45. Practices of Viewing

    Techniques filmmakers have used since the invention of film but are now within the control of home viewers.

  46. Springboard: the secret history of the first real smartphone

  47. The Psychology of Misinformation

    summarizing what psychological factors are linked to belief in (mis)information, and approaches for combatting misinformation belief and sharing.

  48. Seven Ineffective Coding Habits of Many Programmers

    Kevlin Henney. Noisy code, Unsustainable spacing, Lego naming, Underabstraction, Unencapsulated state, Getters and setters, Uncohesive tests

  49. The Political Meaning of Colors Around the World

  50. Jon Hamm Narrates Plato’s Allegory of the Cave, Updated for the Timeline Era

  51. Pentagon Wars - Bradley Fighting Vehicle Evolution

    Design by committee. This is what we’re building?

  52. Creative exhaust, the power of being open by default: Brad Frost at TEDxGrandviewAve

    It’s about what you help others do.

  53. Hackety Hack

    why the lucky stiff.

  54. Creative Exhaust

    Brad Frost.

  55. FIXME

    DHH. A single programmer today can start sooner, with less knowledge, and build better things.

  56. John Carmack Receives Honorary Degree

  57. I forgot my phone.

  58. Noam Chomsky - On Being Truly Educated

    To know where to look, to know how to formulate serious questions, to question a standard doctrine if that's appropriate, to find your own way, to shape the questions that are worth pursuing, and to develop the path to pursue them. That means knowing, understanding many things but also, much more important than what you have stored in your mind, to know where to look, how to look, how to question, how to challenge, how to proceed independently, to deal with the challenges that the world presents to you and that you develop in the course of your self education and inquiry and investigations, in cooperation and solidarity with others.

  59. Obvious Always Wins

    Luke Wroblewski—An Event Apart Denver 2017

  60. Design, Composition, and Performance

    A talk by Rich Hickey

  61. The Invention of Personal Responsibility

  62. Zen garden - Pattern explorations

  63. How to build a company where the best ideas win

    Ted Talk. Ray Dalio.

  64. Pushing through Friction

    SREcon19, Dan Na, Squarespace

  65. Robert Sapolsky on Depression (2009)

  66. The Universe is Hostile to Computers

    Veritasium. Atoms

  67. Voice above water

    The story of a 90-year-old Balinese fisherman who can no longer fish because of the amount of plastic pollution in the ocean, instead he collects trash in hopes of being able to fish again.

  68. Show don’t tell

    Thomas J Bevan.

  69. Introducing Framer Web

    Product Video. Marketing.

  70. Hideo Kojima Keynote - Making the impossible possible - GDC 2009

  71. JavaScript: The First 20 Years

    Allen Wirfs-Brock, Brendan Eich

  72. The Handshake of Generations

    Imagine that, 262 years. That’s the length of time you connect across. You’ll know the people who span this time. Your time is the time of the people you know and love, the time that molds you, and your time is the time of the people you will know and love, the time that you will shape. You can touch 262 years with your bare hands. Your great grandma taught you, you will teach your great granddaughter, you can have a direct impact on the future right up to the year 2186. Imagine that.

  73. How to Operate

    How to Start a Startup: Lecture 14

  74. Wilson Miner - Seeing through the net

  75. Wilson Miner - Steal This Talk

  76. Wilson Miner - When We Build

  77. Emotional Education

    Alain de Botton.

  78. Syd Mead 1 Thumbnail Sketching and Line Drawing

    The Gnomon Workshop.

  79. The Meaning of Life

    Derek Sivers.

  80. Why Foxes Are Better Forecasters Than Hedgehogs

    Philip Tetlock at Long Now. Ignore Confident Forecasters.

  81. We Know What You Did During Lockdown

    A short film on how much data private companies are able to gather about you.

  82. There's a Hole at the Bottom of Math


  83. Why I’m so good at coding.

    TechLead. The validation of your work is what makes you pro. Have a story (context) for your work–your work is a product.

  84. Tsugite

    Interactive Design and Fabrication of Wood Joints.

  85. Metric Paper

    CPG Grey.

  86. Steve Jobs in 1991

  87. 2012 re:Invent Day 2: Fireside Chat with Jeff Bezos & Werner Vogels

    To watch later.

  88. You and Your Research (Live)

    Richard Hamming Live.

  89. The Animation That Changed Cinema

    A 30-minute video that celebrates the animations & animators that changed cinema.

  90. Be The Hero of Your Own Movie

    Joe Rogan.

  91. How to Engineer Marketing Success

    Patrick McKenzie (Patio11) – MicroConf 2012.

  92. David Foster Wallace unedited interview (2003)

    To watch later

  93. 3:45 PM

    CalArts student Alisha Liu’s second-year film about a lovely day in the park interrupted by an existential case of the Sunday scaries.

  94. Gradations

    Delight as the hard-edged world melts into a full-rainbow spectrum of reality

  95. The Secret Passion of Steve Jobs

    Art experts and longtime friends share how Jobs extensive collection of shin-hanga Japanese woodblock prints could have shaped his ideals with their simple, clean aesthetics and attention to detail. NHK WORLD-JAPAN

  96. The Marketing Magic of MSCHF

    By Coffeezilla

  97. Steve Jobs on Apple’s Vision

    What we're doing is we're building tools that amplify human ability.

  98. Shooting and Storming Of The US Capitol In Washington DC

    View Discretion Is Advised

  99. Steve Jobs: We don’t ship junk

    Steve Jobs responds to a question from Molly Wood of CNET and Buzz Out Loud Podcast. Steve's answer defines Apple's product strategy.

  100. Time of Our Lives: Songs from EVERY YEAR (1970-2020) DJ Earworm

    A trip through time with one song representing each year from 1970 to 2020.

  101. The Ultimate 80s Medley

    Van Halen, A-Ha, Tears for Fears, Depeche Mode, etc.

  102. Your Job is to Make Art

    Seth Godin at ConvertKit Craft & Commerce 2017

  103. You Will Never Do Anything Remarkable

  104. The Gap Between Having Good Taste and Doing Good Work

    All of us who do creative work, we get into it because we have good taste. But there exists a gap between our work and our ambitions.

  105. The medical test paradox: Can redesigning Bayes rule help?

    3blue1brown video about Likelihood Ratios, also sometimes called Bayes Factors.

  106. Hiroshi Yoshimura-Green (1986)

    Lovely Japanese minimal ambient album.

  107. Brick by brick — Will Smith

    You don't say “I'm gonna make this build the biggest, baddest, greatest wall that's ever been built,” you don't start there. You say I’m gonna lay this brick as perfectly as a brick can be laid—there will not be one brick on the face of the earth that’s gonna be laid better than this brick. And you do that every single day.

  108. Happiness by Steve Cutts

    The story of a rodent’s unrelenting quest for happiness and fulfillment.

  109. Mark Osborne’s MORE

    A stop-motion mixed-media short film that tells the story of an old, tired inventor as he struggles through joyless life in a drab and passionless society.

  110. 202 Nietzsche on Truth and Lie (1991)

    Saving for later

  111. The Art of Traditional Japanese Wood Joinery

    Examples of traditional wood joineries which are still used today.

  112. The Future of Agencies

    Part of the Agency Acceleration Series hosted by SharpSpring, Seth Godin presents about his thoughts on the future of agencies.

  113. How to Create Ridiculously Good Content

    Part of the Agency Acceleration Series hosted by SharpSpring, Ann Handley presents how agencies can create ridiculously good content.

  114. Positioning Your Agency

    Part of the Agency Acceleration Series hosted by SharpSpring, David C. Baker presents a 15-minute session about how to position your agency

  115. Networks and Power

    A talk by Niall Ferguson on overcoming the tyranny of the now.

  116. Becoming a Better Ancestor

    A talk by Roman Krznaric on overcoming the tyranny of the now.

  117. Seeing Whole Systems

    A talk by Nicky Case on how to finesse complexity.

  118. tribalism

    An exploration of the mechanisms that drive tribalism — and that offer a way out of it.

  119. Patrick McKenzie and David Perell

    WoW leadership, writing online.

  120. The Five Minute Museum

    Thousands of pieces from small museums brought tos life to tell the story of human efforts.

  121. Adam Savage’s 10 Commandments of Making

    10 tips for makers of all ages and advice Adam would've given to himself if he was just starting out.

  122. Woodblock Printing Process - A Japan Journey

    The step-by-step process of making a woodblock prints.

  123. How Does Do Science? │ Figuring out what's true

    How we can learn about the world, how to test hypothesis, and the basics of science. What is science?

  124. Trillions of Questions, No Easy Answers: A (home) movie about how Google Search works

    A (home) movie about how Google Search works.

  125. A Quarter Century of Hype

    25 Years of the Gartner Hype Cycle.

  126. The first 1960 presidential debate

    Kennedy vs. Nixon in the first debate ever to be televised.

  127. Free Child

    A Yes Theory Short Film.

  128. James Burke – Internet Knowledge

    Is the internet redefining knowledge?

  129. Logic | Philosophy Tube

    Start with the conclusion, work your way back, separate the inferences from the rhetoric, and figure out the unstated assumptions.

  130. RSA Shorts - The Attention Economy

    The Royal Society of Arts commission, based on a lecture of James Williams.

  131. The Attention Economy with James Williams

    Freedom of attention in the times of digital distraction.

  132. Kierkegaard's horror of doubt

    A state of doubt – disorienting and horrifying as it could sometimes be – is the cornerstone of a sound philosophical practice.

  133. The lies our culture tells us about what matters

    David Brooks on a better way to live.

  134. Limitless Is A Bonkers Franchise

    America is obsessed with work.

  135. Steve Jobs Lost Interview 1990

    “I should probably get going.”

  136. Rick Steves’ The Story of Fascism

    How fascism rose and then fell in Europe.

  137. The Graphing Calculator story

    The story of a software writer who refuses to go away.

  138. This video will make you angry

    I watched this when it first came out in 2015.

  139. Bret Victor - Inventing on Principle

    You can choose to accept the world as it is. But you don't have to.

  140. Magical thinking vs. evidence seeking

    A video about Trump, QAnon, and the return of magic.

  141. Catastrotivity

    exurb1a on being an artist.

  142. exurb1a on compassion

    We’re clearly not going to solve the problems in the centuries ahead with compassion alone. But we could sure end the world without it.

  143. Diamond Dallas Page

    Inspiring video from 2014.

  144. Louis Rossmann: A message to the kid who called yesterday

    This is why it’s worth it.

  145. Intro to Database Systems

  146. Component Gallery

    A collection of components from the best Design Systems.

  147. Experience Japan Icons

    A novel set of visual symbols developed for people of all cultures and ages to enhance their tourism experience in Japan.

  148. VS Code Like a Pro

    How to actually use VS code.

  149. Thought Maybe

    An online library of films focused on topics challenging modern society, industrial civilisation, globalisation and dominant culture.

  150. Waterbear

    Watch hundreds of award-winning documentaries.

  151. Connections

    An interdisciplinary approach to the history of science and invention.

  152. The Real Thing

    James Burke explores what reality is for us, many of the things we believe to be true are not, or don't even exist.

  153. The Century of the Self

    This 4 part series is about how those in power have used Freud's theories to try and control the dangerous crowd in an age of mass democracy.

  154. Rams

    A documentary portrait of Dieter Rams, one of the most influential designers alive, and a rumination on consumerism, sustainability, and the future of design.

  155. Helvetica

    A feature-length documentary about typography, graphic design and global visual culture.

  156. Art & Copy

    The personal odysseys of some of the most influential advertising visionaries of all time and the stories behind their campaigns.

  157. Tron

    The 1982 original classic.

  158. Jiro Dreams of Sushi

    Revered sushi chef Jiro Ono strives for perfection in his work, while his eldest son, Yoshikazu, has trouble living up to his father's legacy.

  159. Arte

    the European culture TV channel, free and on demand.