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Can Dungeons & Dragons Make You Confident & Successful?

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There are some deeply ingrained stereotypes about Dungeons & Dragons, and those stereotypes usually begin and end with people shouting "NERD!!!" But the reality of the D&D universe is a whole lot more complex. Rather than being an escape from reality, D&D is actually a way to enhance some important real life skills, including problem solving, visualization, interaction, organization, and others.

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Can Video Games Become the Next Spectator Sport?

Could eSports ever achieve this level of storytelling?

8:54

Can Video Games Become the Next Spectator Sport?

8:54

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Does Math Really Exist?

Idea Channel questions whether math is "real" or a feature of human creation.

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Does Math Really Exist?

8:44

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Is Developing Artificial Intelligence (AI) Ethical?

Idea Channel reflects on the benefit (or threat?) of Artificial Intelligence.

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Is Developing Artificial Intelligence (AI) Ethical?

7:07

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Is the Universe a Computer?

The whole universe is an incredibility complex computational system. But for what purpose?

8:09

Is the Universe a Computer?

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