Tech Rant: Will 6G Destroy Human Society?

– President Trump tweetedthat America needs to be first in 6G.Obviously, he had no idea what he was talking about,but he was right.– You’ve been hearing a lot about 5G;5G is coming, 5G is now, 5G is big, 5G is scary,5G is going to change everything.But I’m here to tell you about 6G.5G is the […]

Society Roam

This video shows you how to view 2011 UK census data with Society Roam. You can find your location by zooming in on it. Double click or tap on the map window to zoom in. You can also search with place names, postcodes and geographic coordinates. The search box is at the top left. You’ll […]

DATA GEMS: How to Access Race Data on data.census.gov

[Music] Hi, my name is Tyson. Today I’m going to show you how to use the advanced search of data.census.gov to access information for one of our most popular topics, Census data by race. I really think you’re going to love all the information you can find with this trick. Let’s see how it works. […]

How we’re building the world’s largest family tree | Yaniv Erlich

People use the internet for various reasons. It turns out that one of the most popular categories of website is something that people typically consume in private. It involves curiosity, non-insignificant levels of self-indulgence and is centered around recording the reproductive activities of other people. (Laughter) Of course, I’m talking about genealogy — (Laughter) the […]

DATA GEMS: Measuring Race and Ethnicity Across the Decades from 1790 to 2010

[MUSIC] Hello, my name is Jeanna Bunn-Hector and the quick census tip for today provides access into a rich history source. This interactive visualization tool is a quite colorful tool, that tells a story and sneaks a peek back into time. This resource is not only educational, but one that I found to be exciting […]

Reporting Data by Race/Ethnicity: Examples from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Slide 1: I am Lauren Musu-Gillette, a statistician at the National Center for Education Statistics, or NCES. During this webinar segment I will discuss the current ways in which NCES collects racial and ethnic data. Then, I will provide examples from a few of our key reports that show some of the ways we present […]

Finding out your ancestry? Here’s what happens to your DNA sample.

Getting an estimate of your ancestry is as easy as going to the post office. Here’s how it works. You can go online and order a DNA kit (or use that one you got as a gift). Once it arrives open the box and activate your kit online. Simple instructions on the box will guide […]

2018 Ulam Lectures – Cris Moore – Limits of Computers in Science and Society Part 2

good evening everybody so everybody can hear me fine my name is David walpert I’m a professor up at the Santa Fe Institute and before anything else some thanks are in order it just disappeared first off I’d like to thank Thornburg investment management for underwriting these community lecture series this is always said at […]

Advanced Census Data Analysis in Excel

Welcome to the video tutorial on using Census data in Excel. I am Alexandra Barker, Data Dissemination Specialist with the Census Bureau. During this tutorial, you will learn about how to perform advanced analysis of Census data using Excel. The vast majority of time Excel as it is provides you with what you need to […]

A Visual History of Human Knowledge | Manuel Lima | TED Talks

Over the past 10 years, I’ve been researching the way people organize and visualize information. And I’ve noticed an interesting shift. For a long period of time, we believed in a natural ranking order in the world around us, also known as the great chain of being, or “Scala naturae” in Latin, a top-down structure […]