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Is the Universe a Computer?

8:09

The universe is made up of information, similar to a computer, and physics (you know, the basis of the universe) certainly is based on computational principles. But is it running some grand program? Will the answer be 42? Make sure you have your towel, and watch the episode!

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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.

8:44

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.

7:07

Is Developing Artificial Intelligence (AI) Ethical?

7:07

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Why Do We Love Zombies?

How can we explain our current fascination with zombies?

7:32

Why Do We Love Zombies?

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