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video resources on computer science related topics

this is a collection of video resources (ccc media library, youtube, etc) on computer science related topics im interested in.

feel free to contribute.

Table of Contents

automation / artificial intelligence / machine learning

  • CGP Grey: How Do Machines Learn?

  • CGP Grey: Humans Need Not Apply

  • Joscha Bach: Strong AI: Why we should be concerned

  • Joscha Bach: Machine Dreams

  • Joscha Bach: Computational Meta-Psychology

  • Joscha Bach: From Computation to Consciousness

  • Joscha Bach: How to Build a Mind

  • suckerpinch: Automatic 3Dification of Nintendo games: The glEnd() of Zelda

  • suckerpinch: Computer program that learns to play classic NES games

  • Crackpot AI Devs: Unproven Game AI Techniques that Might Possibly Work


  • 2016 Isaac Asimov Memorial Debate: Is the Universe a Simulation?

  • 2013 Isaac Asimov Memorial Debate: The Existence of Nothing

  • CGP Grey: Why Die?

  • Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell: Why Age? Should We End Aging Forever?

  • Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell: Is Reality Real? The Simulation Argument

  • Vsauce3: Are You In A Simulation?

  • Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell: Optimistic Nihilism

  • Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell: Egoistic Altruism

biology / bio-hacking

  • Bert Hubert: DNA: The Code of Life

  • David Eagleman: How to Slow Down Your Perception of Time

  • Hannah Fry: Weber's Law - Numberphile

  • Nathaniel Smith: A Better Default Colormap for Matplotlib


  • Two Minute Papers: Neural Network Learns The Physics of Fluids and Smoke | Two Minute Papers #118

data-mining / big data

  • David Kriesel: SpiegelMining – Reverse Engineering von Spiegel-Online


security: software

general purpose

  • Vincent Haupert: Shut Up and Take My Money! (N26 banking app)

  • Vincent Haupert: (Un)Sicherheit von App-basierten TAN-Verfahren im Onlinebanking (Sparkasse banking app)

  • Andreas Dewes: Build your own NSA (web of trust, privacy)


  • Taran Van Hemert: The Legend of the Barrier Skip - Zelda's most notorious glitch

  • DEF CON 25 Manfred Twenty Years of MMORPG Hacking Better Graphics and Same Exploits

  • Researcher Cracks Elder Scrolls Online, Dark Age of Camelot, and Wildstar (Livestream archive)

security: hardware

  • Ray: Lockpicking in the IoT

  • Christopher Domas: Breaking the x86 Instruction Set

security: soft- and hardware

general purpose

  • LiveOverflow: Explaining Dirty COW local root exploit - CVE-2016-5195

  • David Kriesel: Traue keinem Scan, den du nicht selbst gefälscht hast


  • derrek, nedwill and naehrwert: Nintendo Hacking 2016 (Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo Wii U hacking)

  • plutoo, derrek and smea: Console Hacking (Nintendo 3DS hacking)

  • marcan: Console Hacking 2016 (linux on Playstation 4)

  • sven, marcan and Nicholas Allegra (comex): Console Hacking 2013 (Nintendo Wii U hacking)

  • bushing, marcan and sven: Console Hacking 2010 (Playstation 3 hacking)

  • Felix Domke: Console Hacking 2006 (Xbox 360, Playstation 3, Nintendo Wii hacking)

  • Michael Steil: Deconstructing The Xbox Security System (Xbox hacking)




  • Michael Steil: The Ultimate Game Boy Talk

videogame development

  • David Rosen: Overgrowth animation

  • Celia Hodent: The Gamer's Brain: How Neuroscience and UX Can Impact Design

  • Mick Gordon: DOOM: Behind the Music

  • Joar Jakobsson and James Therrien: The Rain World Animation Process

  • Colin Weick: The Rendering of Below

  • Piotr Iwanicki: Superhot: Game Design and Mind Control

  • David Brevik: Diablo: A Classic Game Postmortem

  • Jenova Chen: Designing Journey

  • James Benson: The Animation Process Of Ori & The Blind Forest

  • Jake Campbell: Bringing Hell to Life: AI and Full Body Animation in DOOM

  • Jared Cone: It IS Rocket Science! The Physics of 'Rocket League' Detailed

  • Cameron Dunn: Guild Wars 2: Programming the Next Generation Online World

  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Netcode Explained!


  • GPN17: Demoshow

  • John Oliver: Daily Fantasy Sports: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

misc computer science

  • Computerphile Youtube Channel

  • suckerpinch Youtube Channel

  • Vsauce Youtube Channels

  • Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell Youtube Channel

  • GDC Youtube Channel

  • Two Minute Papers Youtube Channel

  • CPG Grey Youtube Channel

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