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Mac or PC? – Computerphile

Over Computerphile’s first year, we asked each contributor the question: “Mac or PC?” as part of our sound-check. Here are the answers…

nb – we know that PC is defined as Personal Computer, and that to be pedantic, a Mac ‘is’ a PC, but in general, ‘PC’ is the way people refer to a machine running Linux or Windows.

Differences between Macs and PCs: http://youtu.be/SZXY5990xZs
How NOT to Store Passwords!: http://youtu.be/8ZtInClXe1Q
Elegant Compression in Text (LZ): http://youtu.be/goOa3DGezUA
Typesetters in the ’80’s: http://youtu.be/XvwNKpDUkiE
Little Mac with the Big Bite: http://youtu.be/NMlbUCAOEXw

In Order of Appearance:

Dr Steven Bagley – University of Nottingham
John Chapman – Graphics Programmer
Professor Steve Benford – University of Nottingham
Spencer Owen – Nottingham Hackspace
Professor Derek McAuley – University of Nottingham
Paula Besson – Nottingham University Hacking Society
Matt Lloyd – Ciseco, Nottingham
Michael Erskine – Nottingham Hackspace
Dr. Taha Osman – Nottingham Trent University
James Hayward – Nottingham Hackspace
Professor Tom Rodden – University of Nottingham
Ian Livingstone – Life President of Eidos
Laurence Day – University of Nottingham
Tom Scott – @tomscott
Dr. Richard Mortier – University of Nottingham
Professor Luciano Floridi – Professor of Philosophy and Ethics of Information, Oxford Internet Institute
Alex Pinkney – University of Nottingham
Joe Nash – University of Nottingham
Professor David Brailsford – University of Nottingham
Professor David Brown – Nottingham Trent University
Dr. Thorsten Altenkirch – University of Nottingham

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This video was filmed and edited by Sean Riley.

Computer Science at the University of Nottingham: http://bit.ly/nottscomputer

Computerphile is a sister project to Brady Haran’s Numberphile. See the full list of Brady’s video projects at: http://bit.ly/bradychannels

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