Video Codecs and Compression
This video by Gerald Undone is filled with information. It explains the basics of codecs (short for "coder-decoder", an algorithm used to encode data, like an audio or video clip) and compression (encoding a video to take up less space). These two concepts are essential to video editing but may seem too technical or even mysterious.
Creator: Tiny Barney
From Photographer Tina Barney's Website: She "was born in 1945 in New York. Since 1975, she has been producing large-scale photographs of family and friends. Her meticulous tableaux chronicle the complexity of interpersonal relationships. These lush color prints have been exhibited and collected by major institutions around the world."
"Explained - Diamonds"
"Explained" is a documentary-series by Vox on Netflix. Each episode they give an overview of a different interesting topic. Past episodes include topics such as the water crisis, both the racial and gender wealth gap, monogamy, tattoos, the female orgasm, the stock market, eSports, Kpop, designer DNA and more. Through graphics, narration, photos and video, they break down each topic by giving a general overview and then delve deeper into the specifics.
In this episode, "Diamonds", they explain the factors that caused the fairly recent rise in popularity of diamonds. They detail the marketing, economical, psychological and physical forces that literally and metaphorically created the diamond industry as we know it.
Dig Deeper: Diamonds are considered, "Veblen goods", which are "types of luxury goods for which the quantity demanded increases as the price increases, an apparent contradiction of the law of demand."
Here's a Forbes article going deeper into that concept: