Tuesday 26 February 2019
Comments Off on Is this Weird?
I watched a fascinating short YouTube video this evening about weirs: So far, so normal. I’ve got esoteric tastes. However, while I can often figure out why I’m seeing particular video subjects based on other things I’ve watched recently and … Continue reading
Friday 31 August 2018
Comments Off on By Algorithm
An algorithm, boiled down to a simple summary, is a pattern for working out how to do things. It might sound like the kind of things you left behind last time you sat in a maths classroom but algorithms are … Continue reading
Wednesday 22 August 2018
Comments Off on A Zealous Algorithm
I mentioned yesterday that I’ve been watching lots of woodworking videos on YouTube. The consequence is that, every time I log on, it gives me a lot more woodworking videos to pick from. I guess the algorithm is trying to … Continue reading
Tuesday 19 December 2017
Comments Off on Overworked
YouTube has been a transformational tool for learning things. Other video sharing services are available and also useful in that respect but YouTube is the one that has become generic. People ‘google’ to find things and often end up checking … Continue reading
Friday 24 December 2010
In a Christmas mood yet? Improve your ‘elf with this video, where Rudolph meets The Police: It isn’t the whole of the Christmas message by a long stretch but, if all muzak were like this, I might become a fan!