TRC #485: Neurons + YouTube Copyright Claims + Why Does February Only Have 28 Days?

Another week, another great episode of TRC! On this week’s show, Darren follows his impulses and takes a deep dive on neurons. Adam looks into YouTube’s content ID system to find out why a video of white noise could possibly set off a copyright claim. Finally, Cristina explains the real reason that February is the shortest month of the year.

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Washington Faculty

YouTube Copyright Claims

Sebastian Tomczak on Twitter: “My ten hour white noise video now has five copyright claims! :)…”

10 Hours of Low Level White Noise – littlescale

When filters fail: These cases show we can’t trust algorithms to clean up the internet – Julia Reda

The aftermath of the white noise YouTube copyright claims: a Q&A with Dr Sebastian Tomczak – AdelaideX

White noise video on YouTube hit by five copyright claims – BBC

Copyright – Fair Use – YouTube

Why Does February Only Have 28 Days?

Quora: Why does February have 28 days

Mental Floss: Why are there only 28 days in February

The Longest Year In History

Why Are There Only 28 Days in February?

February Hasn’t Always Been 28 Days Long, But It’s Always Been Special

Wiki: Thirty Days Hath September

YouTube: Why Does February Only Have 28 Days?

Slate: Leap Days Explained!

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