06:47
The College Board Monopoly on Education
by PolyMatter
2 weeks ago ∗ Views: 21,596
For 10% off your first purchase on Squarespace and to support this channel, go to: http://www.squarespace.com/polymatter The College Board owns the AP...
05:59
How Lies Become True On the Internet - Circular Sourcing
by PolyMatter
4 weeks ago ∗ Views: 19,704
Support the channel by signing up for SkillShare for free: http://skl.sh/polymatter More sources should mean more credible, but the flaws of online jo...
05:56
Nudging: The Future of Advertising
by PolyMatter
1 month ago ∗ Views: 41,296
Advertising tries to convince you to buy things, but nudging is about influencing customers without their knowing. It's only going to be used more and...
06:22
The Problem with Foreign Aid
by PolyMatter
2 months ago ∗ Views: 150,680
Giving aid would seem a purely good thing, but it's often actually the source of people's troubles. ### Credits ### Music is "Thinking Music" by Kevin...
03:32
The App Store Race to the Bottom
by PolyMatter
2 months ago ∗ Views: 83,651
For years, apps have gotten cheaper and cheaper on the App Store until they're now mostly free, making money in other ways. ### Credits ### Music: ...
05:51
How Not to Make Mobile Games
by PolyMatter
2 months ago ∗ Views: 273,772
Some of the tricks used by the most lucrative mobile games to manipulate and exploit their players. ### Credits ### Music is first: Dog Park by Silent...
00:28
Your Memories are False
by PolyMatter
3 months ago ∗ Views: 23,558
WATCH HERE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=01RtAXYH71Q This video is a collaboration with the channel SecondThought about your memory and why ...
06:03
Kim Jong-Un: A Brilliant Leader
by PolyMatter
4 months ago ∗ Views: 1,326,203
North Korea's Kim Jong-Un is a rational mastermind who does anything and everything to stay in power, even with most of the world against him. ### Cre...
02:49
Moral Realism
by PolyMatter
8 months ago ∗ Views: 38,634
WATCH THE OPPOSITE POINT OF VIEW: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NeU4F2E2eFA There's a growing trend of dismissing moral truths in favor of Moral ...
02:21
There Are No "Correct" Morals - Moral Relativism
by PolyMatter
9 months ago ∗ Views: 31,602
The argument for Moral Relativism, that morals are not intrinsic, but based on local culture and genetics, and none can be said to be superior or infe...
06:09
Why YouTube Comments Suck (and Reddit comments don't)
by PolyMatter
11 months ago ∗ Views: 100,868
Trolls aren't only to blame for the YouTube Comment section, there are deeper reasons which can explain everything. ### Credit ### Music: "Thief in th...
01:25
Theory & Evidence
by PolyMatter
1 year ago ∗ Views: 6,526
A quick introduction to evidence, theory and truth. It's pretty simple, but laid out such that it could be shown to a child. ### Notes ### This video'...
02:51
Why Monopoly Doesn't Suck
by PolyMatter
1 year ago ∗ Views: 73,322
Monopoly is unfair, slow, and frustrating - which are the very things that make it a great game. *** Notes *** It's been 10 weeks since the last video...
02:19
Why are flags so similar?
by PolyMatter
1 year ago ∗ Views: 328,763
There are no international flag design rules, so why are national flags so similar? ### Notes ### There are a few more specific reasons for similar fl...
01:21
Skeuomorphism - Leather on your iPhone
by PolyMatter
1 year ago ∗ Views: 17,690
iOS 7 and Windows 8 surprised us with "flat" designs. But what preceded them wasn't an old fad, it was a strategy which isn't over. ### Credits ### Mu...