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The Rise Of The Machines

Why automation is different this time.

Things used to be simple. Innovation made human work easier and productivity rose. …With the Industrial Revolution, this shift into production jobs and as automation became more widespread, humans shifted into service jobs and then only a few moments ago in human history the Information Age happened.

Suddenly, the rules were different. Our jobs are now being taken over by machines much faster than they were in the past.

Kurzgesagt – a team of designers, journalists and musicians who want to make science look beautiful. Because it is beautiful.

What Are You Toxin About

An animated short exploring the concept of Bio-accumulation and Bio-magnification and its effect on our environment.

Directed & animated by Daniel Gies • Narrator: William Patrick.

The Last Light Before Eternal Darkness

The Last Light Before Eternal Darkness: White Dwarfs & Black Dwarfs.

Everything will end. Even the universe.

But in a future so far away that it defies description, there will still be light and therefore a chance for life. It will be around White Dwarfs, the corpses of stars. But even they will fade one day.

Kurzgesagt – a team of designers, journalists and musicians who want to make science look beautiful. Because it is beautiful.

Is the European Union Worth It Or Should We End It?

Should we double down or give up and go our separate ways?

Kurzgesagt – a team of designers, journalists and musicians who want to make science look beautiful. Because it is beautiful.

Genetic Engineering & Our Food

Are GMOs (Genetically Modified Organisms) bad for your health?

Or is this fear unfounded?

Kurzgesagt – a team of designers, journalists and musicians who want to make science look beautiful. Because it is beautiful.

Do Robots Deserve Rights?

What shall we do once machines become conscious?

Do we need to grant them rights?

Kurzgesagt – a team of designers, journalists and musicians who want to make science look beautiful. Because it is beautiful.

How Small Are We In The Scale Of The Universe?

In 1995, scientists pointed the Hubble Telescope at an area of the sky near the Big Dipper.

The location was apparently empty, and the whole endeavour was risky – what, if anything, was going to show up? But what came back was nothing short of spectacular: an image of over 1,500 galaxies glimmering in a tiny sliver of the universe.

Alex Hofeldt helps us understand the scale of this image.

Educator: Alex Hofeldt • Director: Yukai Du • Animator: Yukai Du, Tom Matuszewski.

The Power Of Privacy

Can privacy really still exist in a world where we are continuously connected to the internet?

Directed by Callum Cooper & animated by Matthias Hoegg.

Why Earth Is A Prison & How To Escape It

We are trapped on earth.

Controlled by an ancient debt to the universe…

Kurzgesagt – a team of designers, journalists and musicians who want to make science look beautiful. Because it is beautiful.

Overpopulation: The Human Explosion Explained

In a very short amount of time the human population exploded and is still growing very fast.

Will this lead to the end of our civilization?

Kurzgesagt – a team of designers, journalists and musicians who want to make science look beautiful. Because it is beautiful.

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