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  1. A Quarter Century of Hype

    25 Years of the Gartner Hype Cycle.

  2. The first 1960 presidential debate

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

  3. Free Child

    A Yes Theory Short Film.

  4. James Burke – Internet Knowledge

    Is the internet redefining knowledge?

  5. Logic | Philosophy Tube

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

  6. RSA Shorts - The Attention Economy

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

  7. The Attention Economy with James Williams

    Freedom of attention in the times of digital distraction.

  8. 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.

  9. The lies our culture tells us about what matters

    David Brooks on a better way to live.

  10. Limitless Is A Bonkers Franchise

    America is obsessed with work.

  11. Steve Jobs Lost Interview 1990

    “I should probably get going.”

  12. Rick Steves’ The Story of Fascism

    How fascism rose and then fell in Europe.

  13. The Graphing Calculator story

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

  14. This video will make you angry

    I watched this when it first came out in 2015.

  15. Bret Victor - Inventing on Principle

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

  16. Magical thinking vs. evidence seeking

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

  17. Catastrotivity

    exurb1a on being an artist.

  18. 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.

  19. Diamond Dallas Page

    Inspiring video from 2014.

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

    This is why it’s worth it.

  21. VS Code Like a Pro

    How to actually use VS code.

  22. Thought Maybe

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

  23. Connections

    An interdisciplinary approach to the history of science and invention.

  24. 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.

  25. 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.

  26. 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.

  27. Helvetica

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

  28. Art & Copy

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

  29. Tron

    The 1982 original classic.

  30. 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.