I think 19th century was about the
Industrial Revolution, about electricity, about disrupting their agricultural society and making it more advanced. The 20th century was about physics and
engineering, to do more things easier in our everyday life from refrigerators to
washing machines. And the 21st century is definitely the digital age. It’s the Internet. Even if you want to become a race car driver or play baseball or a, you know, build a house — all of these things have been turned upside down by software. The lettuce bot is a robot that can
sense its environment every single hour. This lettuce bot is seeing 1.5 million
plants and it’s taking individual action on those plants. We enable lettuce growers to have higher yields in their fields. I hope we make it cheaper by
helping produce food in a more sustainable way, and that wasn’t
previously possible without computer science and technology. I have a really fun job where we build Polyvore, which kind of combines all my favorite things so programming as well as fashion and art and design and shopping. Half the products you use these days are software products that you play with on your phone and so if you want to build something cool you need to know
programming, right? And there are so many things that you can do with computer
science so if you just work backwards from the cool thing that you want to
build and figure out what that is a lot of times computer programming is part of that, right? So you should learn this skill. It’s really exciting right now. The
technology that we’re developing right now is going to be used by your doctor in you know in the next decade. When you
come into the office and you’re sick and the doctor is gonna be like all right,
you know, spit in this cup and I will put it into this magic machine which is the
sequencer and in an hour I can tell you what you have or what’s wrong with you.
So if we’re looking for a new virus, for example, we’ll download a database of all
the viruses that are known and we’ll search for, you know, our sequence of
interest against a whole database of all viruses. So you still need somebody to
analyze the data the computer is not smart enough yet. Our software helps people save energy and thereby reduce their carbon emissions. To date, we’ve saved over eight terawatt-hours which is the equivalent of about 1.1 million cars
on the road. When you’re forecasting the wind there are so many different parameters that go into it it would be impossible for a human to sit down and
do all those calculations we need a computer
model in order to forecast it. I write software which scans images looking for bad images, images that we know are illegal. I work very closely with
organizations like the National Center for Missing children. I know that the
work that we’ve done has impacted a life of people and I feel very strongly about
it because there’s a lot of social problems right now that could really
leverage the use of technology. It’s a lot about empowering the people who are there to help in the world by giving them the tools to be able to do better. That’s
something that we can do right now and the tools available are huge. The merging of art and technology is getting more and more significant now because computers and software such an integral part of our lives day to day. People are
realizing that it can be quite creative to take this medium of computers and
create incredible works of art. In “Finding Nemo” when Crush and Squirt and all the friends are flying through the East Australian current, you’re seeing
images of water flowing by, you’re seeing the colors on the back of the turtle,
you’re seeing the sides of the fish — all of those things are generated through
math and computer programs that we write that we then give to the artists and
they take that to to create that final image and tweak it and make it look
beautiful and look fun. The crux of it is really about invention. It’s about looking at the world and and being dissatisfied with things and questioning
everything. I always felt like if I didn’t learn how to program it it would be like not learning how to read, you know, the the future would just be closed to me. If you’re in the coding profession there’s so many things that you can do and you can pretty much pick and choose the course you want to be in. I think that, I mean you can start something in your college dorm room and you can have a set
of people who haven’t built a big company before come together and build
something that a billion people use this part their daily lives this is just
crazy to think about her and it’s really it’s humbling it’s amazing. Really it’s about the chance to reinvent things and then see it out there in
the world and see people using it and having fun or having a better life
because of something that wasn’t there before that you put in the world.

Computer Science is Changing Everything
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40 thoughts on “Computer Science is Changing Everything

  • October 1, 2016 at 3:24 am
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    again ?? why the same video over and over again??

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  • December 6, 2016 at 1:12 am
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    Please put subtitulos in Spanish.

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  • January 11, 2017 at 8:41 am
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    Hey there i am keen to learn how to make a video like that? I hope you can show me the way!

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  • February 18, 2017 at 6:30 am
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    love programinggggg

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  • August 25, 2017 at 6:05 pm
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    I think that the biggest change will be computers that program themslefs

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  • August 28, 2017 at 8:53 am
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    Great video!

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  • September 14, 2017 at 5:02 pm
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    SICKKKKKK

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  • September 18, 2017 at 4:11 pm
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    Done

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  • November 8, 2017 at 8:48 pm
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    hmm i like this a lot its so cool i love programing ^.^

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  • December 9, 2017 at 2:39 am
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    I'm in the ferry way school I'm sabrina dyl

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  • December 25, 2017 at 6:22 pm
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    4:09 – 4:35
    Coding that I'm interested in.

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  • January 18, 2018 at 6:26 pm
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    cool

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  • February 5, 2018 at 2:18 am
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    Joshua Maize: student @ Mendocino College

    Hello, taking an intro course to Computer Science at my local community college. A topic of our discussion was to "comment on what changes you foresee in the future in the next 5 years and what role you think computer science will play in those changes." I believe the most significant changes we'll see in the 5 years is integrating human anatomy with computer technology, because we've changed how we build, farm and transport ourselves. But what about our life spans and healthy being as humans? Sure, we can develop all these amazing medicines and digest healthy foods, but there is an extent to that approach. We need to turn to other methods to lengthen our lifespan. So, with robotics and computer science I believe we will overcome that next gap in computer technology.

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  • February 27, 2018 at 12:21 pm
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    whats the song at 5:26

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  • March 14, 2018 at 5:39 pm
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    omg this is so cool

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  • May 22, 2018 at 4:42 pm
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    Anyone else here from MR. Bergmans class

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  • May 30, 2018 at 7:14 pm
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    pliz puteichon subtituleichon is espanichol pliz

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  • June 11, 2018 at 2:27 pm
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    watching this vid in my computers class….

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  • August 24, 2018 at 2:09 pm
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    Darian gibbons was here

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  • September 3, 2018 at 2:01 am
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    4:43 That statement is false. Programming is not a essential skill. It's useful tho.

    Also computer science != programming.
    You can learn to program in a much shorter amount of time.

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  • September 17, 2018 at 7:36 pm
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    zuckerburg!

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  • October 11, 2018 at 1:05 pm
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    so handsome the creator of Dropbox(^-^)

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  • December 3, 2018 at 5:39 pm
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    a pes wey no mames

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  • December 6, 2018 at 1:00 pm
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    Honestly, very true.

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  • December 10, 2018 at 6:24 pm
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    noobs

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  • December 13, 2018 at 2:37 am
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    Can I code battle lands Royale or Fortnite

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  • January 21, 2019 at 9:23 pm
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    Who Financed this viedo?

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  • March 21, 2019 at 12:52 pm
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    woh this is cool.

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  • April 21, 2019 at 1:43 am
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    Getting another Degree, so here I am. 😁

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  • April 22, 2019 at 2:43 pm
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    yeet

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  • April 22, 2019 at 2:44 pm
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    rrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrreeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee

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  • May 10, 2019 at 4:33 am
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    Quien viene del profe de programacion

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  • June 11, 2019 at 1:48 am
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    This is cool

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  • August 14, 2019 at 7:57 pm
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    Very helpful

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  • August 14, 2019 at 7:58 pm
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    this was very helpful 😉

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  • August 19, 2019 at 1:58 am
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    I'm just here bc a teacher in my college made us watch this
    It's still a cool and interesting video, thumbs up

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  • August 22, 2019 at 1:15 pm
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    Sounds like fun

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  • September 10, 2019 at 1:51 pm
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    Worked better than most of the motivational videos on YouTube for me. LOL

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  • October 6, 2019 at 5:58 am
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    💚

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