Season 1

Starting February 22nd, Carrie Anne Philbin will be hosting Crash Course Computer Science! In this series, we're going to trace the origins of our modern computers, take a closer look at the ideas that gave us our current hardware and software, discuss how and why our smart devices just keep getting smarter, and even look towards the future!

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Crash Course Computer Science

The Future of Computing: Crash Course Computer Science #40

In our SERIES FINALE of Crash Course Computer Science we take a look towards the future!

The Future of Computing: Crash Course Computer Science #40

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Crash Course Computer Science

Psychology of Computing: Crash Course Computer Science #38

Today, we’re going to discuss some psychological considerations in building computers.

Psychology of Computing: Crash Course Computer Science #38

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Crash Course Computer Science

Natural Language Processing: CC Computer Science #36

Today we’re going to talk about how computers understand speech and speak themselves.

Natural Language Processing: CC Computer Science #36

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Crash Course Computer Science

Cryptography: Crash Course Computer Science #33

Today we’re going to talk about how to keep information secret, and this isn’t a new goal.

Cryptography: Crash Course Computer Science #33

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Crash Course Computer Science

Hackers & Cyber Attacks: Crash Course Computer Science #32

Today we're going to talk about hackers and their strategies for breaking into computer sy

Hackers & Cyber Attacks: Crash Course Computer Science #32

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Crash Course Computer Science

The World Wide Web: Crash Course Computer Science #30

Today we’re going to discuss the World Wide Web - not to be confused with the Internet.

The World Wide Web: Crash Course Computer Science #30

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Crash Course Computer Science

Computer Networks: Crash Course Computer Science #28

Today we start a three episode arc on the rise of a global telecommunications network.

Computer Networks: Crash Course Computer Science #28

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Crash Course Computer Science

3D Graphics: Crash Course Computer Science #27

Today we’re going to discuss how 3D graphics are created and rendered for a 2D screen.

3D Graphics: Crash Course Computer Science #27

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Crash Course Computer Science

Files & File Systems: Crash Course Computer Science #20

Today we’re going to look at how our computers read and interpret computer files.

Files & File Systems: Crash Course Computer Science #20