The purpose of this section is to show a collection of videoessays that I consider could be useful and interesting to anybody. They don’t follow any particular order. Although I think there are strong links between various videos and together they display a stronger message, each one of them can be perfectly watched independently.

Gabriel Zucman on wealth inequality

Psychology of irrational decision making

Thomas Piketty on wealth and income inequality

How income taxes work

Some insight on globalization

Esther Duflo on fighting poverty

History of exchange: The silk road

Hotelling, competition that doesn’t lead to a social optimum

Richard Wilkinson on inequality and its interesting correlations

Basics: The value of a dollar

Joseph Stiglitz, some facts and the ethics of institutions

Cesar Hidalgo on economic complexity

Paul Krugman on the economics of happiness and unemployment

Robert Solow and Paul Krugman commenting Anthony Atkinson’s book
(long)

Why poor places are more diverse

The hidden cost of meat

Exponential growth and epidemics

Simulating epidemics
[Bonus: how soap kills the coronavirus]

Bayes theorem, intuitively

Randomness is not what we think

4,669 and population’s growth

Euler’s Number

Collatz conjecture

EulerMascheroni constant

Simpson’s paradox: How statistics can be missleading

The Magic of triangles

Benoit Mandelbrot on measuring roughness

More on Fractacls and realist mathematics

Mathematics of Crime and Terrorism

The opposite of infinity, pi and derivatives

What’s wrong on how we teach Mathematics

Pascal’s triangle

Zero is a special number

Cedric Villiani on Nash (long)

Fibonacci and the golden ratio

Lucas numbers

The map of Mathematics

Intuition behind irrational numbers

History of numerical systems

Gravitational waves!

A really brief History of Everything

The map of Physics

Entropy and time

Black holes

On the very nature of speed and acceleration </>

The orbit of satelites and Lagrange points

How do we know the composition of other planet’s atmospheres?

Neutron stars

The Standard model

What is matter?

Einstein: Light as a particle

When you look at the night sky

Putting the size of an atom in perspective

What is the Higgs Boson?

The Higgs Field

Looking for the Higgs Boson

Heisenberg’s uncertainty principle

Heisenberg’s uncertainty principle (2)

What is light?
 Big time perspective

How evolution works

Human origins

Why I live in year 12.017

How to picture Earth’s history
 Who am I?

Utilitarianism

L’utilitarisme classique (French)

John Stuart Mill: De la liberté (French)

John Rawls (French)

Amartya Sen: Repenser l’inégalité (French)

Anarchisme social: Proudhon, Bakounine et Kropotkine (French)

Anarchisme individualiste: Stirner, Tucker, Spooner (French)

L’ideologie chez Marx (French)

Le néoliberalisme (French)

Michel Foucault: Surveiller et punir (French)

Claude LéviStrauss: Race et histoire (French)

Individuality

Did we invent or discover Mathematics?

What is information?

Ethics: the trolley problem

Basics: Popper’s theory of scientific knowledge

Alexander von Humboldt

Who do flowers seduce?

How plate tectonics actually work

Should we save pandas?

Why do deserts exist?

Richard Dawkins on evolutionary stable trategies

The secret life of plants

Poor places are more diverse

The animal kingdom, or the realm of the unfaithful

Why sand is all the same

Biggest living organism

Draining the deep seas

Cleopatra

French revolution

Ghengis Khan

History of marriage

Napoleon Bonaparte

The Encyclopedia

Christopher Colombus