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10 videos about cool technologies

Spend 10 quality evenings together with your child!

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We recommend watching one video at a time, to avoid overloading your child!

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Under each video there is information about its length and the recommended

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Also, under each video has valuable information
– why to watch the video
– what to look for while watching
– what to discuss with your child after watching
– links to other cool videos along the same lines
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Blockchain

3 min / age 8+

Why watch the video?

Blockchain technology underlies the entire future financial and accounting systems. Bitcoin is just one link in the blockchain. All major global banks, corporations, and governments plan to switch to blockchain soon. Understanding this technology means knowing how the world will inavitably work in the near future.

What to look for while watching?

Even the aborigines had a blockchain, but each piece weighed 200 kg. Now, it’s a bit lighter 🙂

What to discuss with your child after watching?

This technology has been around for thousands of years, but developers have only recently discovered its usefullness. And in recent years, it has been spreading around the world with great speed.


Even 10 years ago, blockchain developers barely existed. But today, there are hundreds of thousands which is still insufficient for the labor market and as a result salaries are skyrocketing. This means that the technology (or profession) that your child will engage in when he grows up may not even exist today.

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Bitcoin

3 min / age 6+

Why watch the video?
Everyone has heard about bitcoin: – some have bought fake coins from shady sources – some have gotten rich from cryptocurrency exchanges – some still mine them in the garage It’s time to find out what it is.
What to look for while watching?
It all started with illegal payments, but gradually the technology reached the masses and is now used in legal areas as well. How bitcoin mining works:
What to discuss with your child after watching?
Are money transfer intermediaries good or bad? But, what about the security of cryptocurrencies?
Where can I learn more about the topic of the video?
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СRISPR

4 min - age 8+

Why watch the video?
In 2019, the first child with edited genes has already been born. It’s time to learn how this sophisticated technology works in plain language.
What to look for while watching?
Find & Replace for genes works like document editing. We can edit not only human genes but animals and plants too.
What to discuss with your child after watching?
Is gene editing good or bad? Which gene would you like to edit?
Where can I learn more about the topic of the video?
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Internet of Things

2 min - age 6+

Why watch the video?
The number of gadgets connected to the Internet in 2019 was 14 billion, and in 2021, there will be 25 billion. To understand how and why the Inernet of Things connects our lives. What is the essence of this technology?
What to look for while watching?
Even vacuum cleaners and sneakers are connected to the Internet.
What to discuss with your child after watching?
How many IoT devices are in the room around you? How to maintain privacy and security in a world where everything is connected to the Internet?
Where can I learn more about the topic of the video?
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Electric car

10 min - age 8+

Why watch the video?
The number of electric vehicles in the world is growing rapidly. Tesla is no longer exotic. Many European cities prohibit entry to the center for non-electric vehicles. How are they arranged inside and why did we drive gasoline and diesel for 100 years?
What to look for while watching?
100 years ago there were no suitable batteries and the speed was too low.
What to discuss with your child after watching?
How does an electric car affect the environment? Where does the electricity come from in the socket for an electric car? Where else can electric motors be used?
Where can I learn more about the topic of the video?
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5G

5 min - age 8+

Why watch the video?
In 2019, smartphones with 5G were already coming out. There is a lot of conflicting information about 5G: from unprecedented benefits to frightening dangers. It’s time to figure it out for yourself!
What to look for while watching?
This is the fifth generation of the mobile network. This video shows the evolution of the cellular network technology from the beginning, through every generation, until now.
What to discuss with your child after watching?
The faster the speed, the more 5G antennas will need to be installed – this is closer to WiFi. The closer the antenna to the device, the lower the power of the transmitters and as a result less risk to your health.
Where can I learn more about the topic of the video?
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3D-printing

2 min - age 6+

Why watch the video?
3D printing is not only useless crooked souvenirs and toys. Today people are already printing very useful things! And tomorrow, they will be printing everything …
What to look for while watching?
You can print almost anything – the main thing is to learn how to refuel a 3D printer with the right material.
What to discuss with your child after watching?
Imagine that in a few years everyone at home will have a printer of things, and we won’t order things, we’ll just print them ourselves! How will our lives change?
Where can I learn more about the topic of the video?
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Basic Income

3 min - age 8+

Why watch the video?
The world is actively discussing an option where all people will just be paid money for nothing! And each person will decide whether or not to work.
What to look for while watching?
The “freebie” also has its drawbacks. It turns out that in some countries governments are already paying money for nothing!
What to discuss with your child after watching?
What would you do if you didn’t have to worry about being hungry or homeless? Is it good or bad to work?
Where can I learn more about the topic of the video?
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Quantum computer

4 min - age 8+

Why watch the video?
They say that a quantum computer can crack any password in a second. They say that Google has already built a quantum computer!
What to look for while watching?
It turns out all cryptography and password protection is built on the weaknesses of today’s computers.
What to discuss with your child after watching?
What happens if someone breaks all passwords? How to protect yourself from this?
Where can I learn more about the topic of the video?
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How does the CPU work?

3 min - age 8+

Why watch the video?
Processors are everywhere around us – in laptops, smartphones, cars, and even wireless headphones! Where did they come from and how do they work?
What to look for while watching?
The first computer weighed 30 tons and was the size of a tennis court.
What to discuss with your child after watching?
Count how many processors are in the room. What would your life be like without processors?
Where can I learn more about the topic of the video?