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The Cinematographer: Crash Course Film Production #8

Who takes the pictures in a movie? Who is responsible for making a movie look good, or creating meaning with light and shadow, or make an action...

Hackers & Cyber Attacks: Crash Course Computer Science #32

Today we're going to talk about hackers and their strategies for breaking into computer systems. Now, not all hackers are are malicious...

Changes to our Patreon

https://www.patreon.com/crashcourse Just an update on what you can find on Patreon and why some of the changes are happening. DFTBA!

Economic Systems & the Labor Market: Crash Course Sociology #29

This week we’ll see how economies can be broken down into the primary, secondary, and tertiary sectors. We’ll look at the three stages of economic...

Herakles. Or Hercules. A Problematic Hero: Crash Course World Mythology #30

This week, Mike Rugnetta re-introduces Herakles, the strong man of Greek and Roman myth. Strongman with a darkside, that is. You'll learn about...

The Director: Crash Course Film Production #7

So... what do Directors even do? That's not an easy question to answer but today Lily will do her best. Generally, directors are the driving...

Social Class & Poverty in the US: Crash Course Sociology #24

Today we’re breaking down the five different social class in the United States: the upper class, the upper middle class, the average middle class,...

The Epic of Gilgamesh: Crash Course World Mythology #26

This week, we're continuing our discussion of heroes by talking about Gilgamesh, star of one of the earliest written hero stories, The Epic of...

3D Graphics: Crash Course Computer Science #27

Today we’re going to discuss how 3D graphics are created and then rendered for a 2D screen. From polygon count and meshes, to lighting and...

Screens & 2D Graphics: Crash Course Computer Science #23

Today we begin our discussion of computer graphics. So we ended last episode with the proliferation of command line (or text) interfaces, which...

Cybersecurity: Crash Course Computer Science #31

Cybersecurity is a set of techniques to protect the secrecy, integrity, and availability of computer systems and data against threats. In today’s...

Exercise: Crash Course Study Skills #10

We’re finally to the end of our time together here on Crash Course Study Skills, so this week we’re taking a more holistic approach to being the...

Theories of Global Stratification: Crash Course Sociology #28

Today we’ll discuss two theories of global stratification. First, we’ll go over modernization theory and Walt Rostow’s Four Stages of...

The Mwindo Epic: Crash Course World Mythology #29

In which Mike Rugnetta teaches you about the hero of The Congo, Mwindo! Mike will tell you the stories of Mwindo's birth, his many deaths, and his...