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  • Crash Blossoms and Being Drunk: Ambiguity

    Crash Blossoms and Being Drunk: Ambiguity MP3

    One comma can make a lot of difference. Language is ambiguous -- but in some very specific ways. Here's how. Written with GRETCHEN MCCULLOCH: ...

    Tags: tom scott, tomscott, langauge files, linguistics, languages, gretchen mcculloch, all things linguistic, crash blossoms, ambiguity, Ambiguity (Quotation Subject), scopal ambiguity, lexical ambiguity

  • The Speed of Outrage: Tom Scott at Thinking Digital 2015

    The Speed of Outrage: Tom Scott at Thinking Digital 2015 MP3

    http://tomscott.com - http://twitter.com/tomscott - On stage at Thinking Digital 2015, I talk about angry people, livestreaming, and how nothing seems to have ...

    Tags: tomscott, tom scott, thinking digital, thinkingdigital, outrage, speed, livestreaming, periscope, meerkat, palm pilot, Friendster (Website), Facebook (Award-Winning Work), Twitter (Award-Winning Work), Palm OS (Operating System), memories pizza, shirtgate

  • Do The Numbers On Toaster Dials Mean Minutes?

    Do The Numbers On Toaster Dials Mean Minutes? MP3

    http://tomscott.com - http://twitter.com/tomscott - There's been a "Life Pro Tip" going around the internet lately saying that the numbers on toaster dials are actually ...

    Tags: tomscott, tom scott, Toaster (Culinary Tool), Cooking (Interest), toaster dial, numbers, minutes, timing, bimetallic strip

  • What Is Nuclear Energy? With Tom Scott - Brit Lab

    What Is Nuclear Energy? With Tom Scott - Brit Lab MP3

    Greg Foot is joined by explorer and explainer extraordinaire Tom Scott at Kelvedon Hatch to demonstrate nuclear energy! Watch Part Two: ...

    Tags: Head Squeeze, headsqueeze, science, BBC, BBC Brit, Brit, Brit Lab, BRITLAB, Science, Greg Foot, Tom Scott, Nuclear, Energy, Blast, Bunker, Power, Command, Government, Event, Attack, Bomb, Mousetrap, Ping Pong, Ball, Atom, Nucelus, Protons, Neutrons, Electrons, Force, Explain, How To, Why, How, Split the atom, Fusion, Fission, Atomic

  • So You

    So You've Learned To Teleport MP3

    http://tomscott.com - http://twitter.com/tomscott - A guide for the newly empowered, courtesy of the Superhero Help Academic Foundation Trust, Education ...

    Tags: tomscott, tom scott, teleportation, Superhero (TV Genre), Superhero Movie (Film Genre), Superhero Movie (Award-Winning Work), Comics (Comic Book Genre), Comic Book (Comic Book Genre), Thermodynamics (Field Of Study)

  • The Link That Can Crash Chrome: http://a/%%30%30

    The Link That Can Crash Chrome: http://a/%%30%30 MP3

    http://tomscott.com - http://twitter.com - In the news today: a link which, when moused over or clicked on, crashes Google Chrome. It's a heck of a bug: but how ...

    Tags: tomscott, tom scott, Google Chrome (Web Browser), bug, exploit, Computer Science (Field Of Study), null terminated string, null, Software (Industry)

  • British Plugs Are Better Than All Other Plugs, And Here

    British Plugs Are Better Than All Other Plugs, And Here's Why MP3

    http://tomscott.com - http://twitter.com/tomscott - ALL THE ELECTRICS I USED WERE UNPLUGGED. DO NOT DO THIS. Yep, I'm going all patriotic again.

    Tags: tomscott, tom scott, United Kingdom (Country), plug, socket, electricity, electrical wiring, Electrical Engineering (Industry), AC Power Plugs And Socket-outlets (Literature Subject)

  • Why Computers Suck At Translation

    Why Computers Suck At Translation MP3

    Machine translation's a useful tool, don't get me wrong. But if you actually try to use it for regular conversation, it'll fall down really quickly. Why? What makes it so ...

    Tags: tom scott, tomscott, langauge files, linguistics, languages, gretchen mcculloch, all things linguistic, Machine Translation (Software Genre), Translation (Field Of Study), Gangnam Style (Composition), Google Translate (Website), Language

  • The Bielefeld Conspiracy

    The Bielefeld Conspiracy MP3

    http://tomscott.com - http://twitter.com/tomscott - In north-west Germany sits Bielefeld, a city complete with castle, cathedral and citizens. Just one catch: according ...

    Tags: tomscott, tom scott, things you might not know, Bielefeld (German City), Bielefeld Central Station (Transit Stop), bielefeld conspiracy, Conspiracy (Quotation Subject), conspiracy theory, Germany (Country)

  • Tom Scott & The L.A. Express [ Tom Cat ] FULL ALBUM {1975} --((HQ))--

    Tom Scott & The L.A. Express [ Tom Cat ] FULL ALBUM {1975} --((HQ))-- MP3

    Yet another hit by Tom Scott & The L.A. Express! Can't seem to get enough of em..peep this record ----DETAILS BELOW---- A1 Rock Island Rocket - 0:00 ...

    Tags: Tom Cat, Tom Scott (Musical Artist), Music (Industry), New, Song, Album, Smooth Jazz (Musical Genre), Jazz-funk (Musical Genre), soul

  • AQUI & AJAZZ, TOM SCOTT & The LA Express "Smoking Section"

    AQUI & AJAZZ, TOM SCOTT & The LA Express "Smoking Section" MP3

    Scott was born in Los Angeles, California. He is the son of prolific film and television composer Nathan Scott, who had more than 850 television credits and more ...

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  • Fantastic Features We Don

    Fantastic Features We Don't Have In The English Language MP3

    http://tomscott.com - @tomscott - There are lots of interesting features in other languages, some of which English would really benefit from having. I'm going to ...

    Tags: tom scott, tomscott, linguistics, conjugation, time-independence, clusivity, absolute direction, guugu yimithirr, evidentiality, endangered languages, language

  • Danger: Humans

    Danger: Humans MP3

    http://tomscott.com - @tomscott - A message from the Interstellar Safety Council. What if the rest of the universe wasn't built on "survival of the fittest"? The post ...

    Tags: tomscott, tom scott, science fiction, humans, Human (Organism Classification), humanity, evolution, survival of the fittest

  • TEDxLiverpool - Tom Scott - A Mobile Future

    TEDxLiverpool - Tom Scott - A Mobile Future MP3

    Tom Scott Sky 1 HD's 'Gadget Geeks' A 3-time speaker at the Thinking Digital Conference & co-host for the new Sky 1 HD programme 'Gadget Geeks'. In the ...

    Tags: Media, English, England, ted, ted talks, tedx talks, Technology, ted talk, ted x, TEDxLiverpool, Mobile Future, tedx, FACT, tedx talk, Culture

  • The Secret Underground Pipeline Across Britain

    The Secret Underground Pipeline Across Britain MP3

    http://tomscott.com - http://twitter.com/tomscott - On a windy day in Gloucestershire, I find one of the few parts of the once top-secret GPSS aviation fuel pipeline ...

    Tags: tomscott, tom scott, things you might not know, gpss pipeline, gpss, Aviation Fuel (Material), pipeline, pipe, Pipeline Transport, secret, refinery

  • Truentalude (kitchen remix) - The Means feat Tom Scott

    Truentalude (kitchen remix) - The Means feat Tom Scott MP3

    Red Bull Sound Select curated by Young Gifted & Broke. 20th September, Dux Live, Christchurch. Free tickets at redbullsoundselect.com/nz #breakmusic #ygb.

    Tags: themeans, tomscott, ygb, breakmusic, soundselect

  • Single Point of Failure: The (Fictional) Day Google Forgot To Check Passwords

    Single Point of Failure: The (Fictional) Day Google Forgot To Check Passwords MP3

    http://tomscott.com - @tomscott - I spin a (fictional) tale of the day that Google accidentally opened everything. Performed at GeekyConf, with thanks to Betsy ...

    Tags: tomscott, tom scott, single point of failure, google, gmail, security, passwords, geekyconf

  • Real Life Emoji Keyboard!

    Real Life Emoji Keyboard! MP3

    http://tomscott.com - http://twitter.com/tomscott - This is the most ridiculous thing I've built in a long while: a full-size, real-life emoji keyboard, made of 14 ...

    Tags: tomscott, tom scott, Emoji, Computer Keyboard (Computer Peripheral Class), emoji keyboard, bodge, bodging

  • The Art of the Bodge: How I Made The Emoji Keyboard

    The Art of the Bodge: How I Made The Emoji Keyboard MP3

    http://tomscott.com - http://twitter.com/tomscott - Here's the behind-the-scenes "how I made the emoji keyboard" video! If you haven't seen the original: ...

    Tags: tomscott, tom scott, bodge, bodging, AutoHotkey (Software), luamacros, Lua (Programming Language), emoji, emoji keyboard

  • Thinking Digital 2009: Tom Scott on graphs, Hans Zimmer, Eurovision and tea cosies

    Thinking Digital 2009: Tom Scott on graphs, Hans Zimmer, Eurovision and tea cosies MP3

    http://www.tomscott.com My talk from Thinking Digital at the Sage in Gateshead, 15th May 2009. In which, immediately after data-guru Hans Rosling, I talk about ...

    Tags: tomscott, tdc, tdc2009, thinkingdigital, graphs, charts, teacosy, teacozy, eurovision, hanszimmer, hans, zimmer

  • 2030: Privacy

    2030: Privacy's Dead. What happens next? MP3

    http://tomscott.com - http://twitter.com/tomscott - At dConstruct 2014, I spin a tale of the future: not to make a prediction, but to put our current world in perspective.

    Tags: tomscott, tom scott, Privacy (Legal Subject), 2030, Prediction (Quotation Subject), facebook, twitter, privacy, Cardinal Richelieu (Military Commander)

  • How Green Screen Worked Before Computers

    How Green Screen Worked Before Computers MP3

    http://tomscott.com - http://twitter.com/tomscott - For those of us who grew up in the age of CGI, green screen is just "a thing that computers do". But how did ...

    Tags: tomscott, tom scott, Chroma Key (Location), green screen, blue screen, Claude Rains (Film Actor), The Invisible Man (Film), Video Editing Software (Software Genre), Adobe After Effects (Software), pixels, scene sync

  • From Missingno to Heartbleed: Buffer Exploits and Buffer Overflows

    From Missingno to Heartbleed: Buffer Exploits and Buffer Overflows MP3

    http://tomscott.com - @tomscott - Buffer exploits are one of the basic bugs of computer science. They're responsible for glitches in games, for all sorts of viruses ...

    Tags: tomscott, tom scott, heartbleed, buffer exploit, buffer overflow, buffer underflow, buffer overrun, computer security, Data Buffer, Exploit

  • The Moonpig Bug: How 3,000,000 Customers

    The Moonpig Bug: How 3,000,000 Customers' Details Were Exposed MP3

    It's been all over the British news today: developer Paul Price found a bug in photo-crap-maker Moonpig's site, one that might have exposed three million users' ...

    Tags: tom scott, tomscott, Moonpig (Business Operation), bug, vulnerability, Paul Price, Moonpig, authentication, token, password, oauth, security, computer security, Computer Security (Software Genre), Security (Literature Subject)

  • The Giant Cranes and Robots That Keep Civilisation Running

    The Giant Cranes and Robots That Keep Civilisation Running MP3

    With many, many thanks to all the team at DP World London Gateway (http://londongateway.com - http://twitter.com/LondonGatewayUK )! This isn't a sponsored ...

    Tags: tom scott, tomscott, things you might not know, London Gateway (Location), DP World (Business Operation), dp world london gateway, quay cranes, Crane (Product Category), Robotics (Industry), Shipping Container (Literature Subject), Freight Transport (Literature Subject), Container Ship (Ship Type), Container Terminal (Location), containerization, cap san marco

  • 21 Questions Wrong

    21 Questions Wrong MP3

    When @danielpeake asked me if I wanted to be on his podcast game show, I said yes straight away... and did he want to make it a video? THANKS TO THE ...

    Tags: game show, daniel peake, danielpeake, 21 questions wrong, bothers bar, quiz, quiz show, avanti un altro

  • I Know What You Did Five Minutes Ago

    I Know What You Did Five Minutes Ago MP3

    http://tomscott.com - My talk from Ignite London 4 (http://ignitelondon.net): in which I rattle through the online privacy settings of fashionable web services, and ...

    Tags: tom scott, tomscott, privacy, security, igniteldn4, ignite london 4, ignite, facebook, twitter, foursquare, wikipedia

  • How to Visit Chernobyl

    How to Visit Chernobyl MP3

    http://tomscott.com - http://twitter.com/tomscott - Here's the behind-the-scenes video from Chernobyl week, where Paul (@cr3) and I answer how we got here, and ...

    Tags: tom scott, tomscott, amazing places, Chernobyl Disaster (Disaster), Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant (Structure), Chernobyl Exclusion Zone (Location), Pripyat River (River), pripyat

  • Tom Scott & David Pack - Keep This Love Alive.mp3 MP3
  • 12 - Off The Grid.mp3 MP3
  • Tom Scott & David Pack - Keep This Love Alive.mp3 MP3
  • All The Animals Come Out At Night.mp3 MP3
  • No One Is Like You-TSToriginal.mp3 MP3
  • Eric's In Oregon Podcast (4_20_10).mp3 MP3