• The Black Legend, Native Americans, and Spaniards: Crash Course US History #1
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    The Black Legend, Native Americans, and Spaniards: Crash Course US History #1

    Hi I’m John Green, and this is Crash Course U.S. History! No, Stan. That’s not gonna work, actually. I mean, we’re talking about the 16th century today, when this was neither united nor states. By the way, this globe reflects the fact that I believe that Alaskan statehood is illegitimate! In fact, we’re going to call this whole show “U.S. History” but inevitably it is going to involve other parts of the world and also, not to brag, a small part of the moon. Sorry, we can be a little bit self-aggrandizing sometimes, here in America. So to begin U.S. history, we’re not going to talk about the United states…

  • Reinforcement Learning: Crash Course AI#9
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    Reinforcement Learning: Crash Course AI#9

    Hey, I’m Jabril and welcome to Crash Course AI. Say I want to get a cookie from a jar that’s on a tall shelf. There isn’t one “right way” to get the cookies. Maybe I find a ladder, use a lasso, or build a complicated system of pulleys. These could all be brilliant or terrible ideas, but if something works, I get the sweet taste of victory… and I learn that doing that same thing could get me another cookie in the future. We learn lots of things by trial-and-error, and this kind of “learning by doing” to achieve complicated goals is called Reinforcement Learning. INTRO So far, we’ve talked…

  • OMV half-year results 2019 highlights: Amendment to the “Basic Sale Agreement” for Achimov 4A/5A
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    OMV half-year results 2019 highlights: Amendment to the “Basic Sale Agreement” for Achimov 4A/5A

    OMV presents the results of the first half year of 2019. Let’s start with the latest highlights: The highlight for me in the first half of this year, was June the 7th in Saint Petersburg. I was very privileged to attend the Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum, and there in front of representatives of the Russian and Austrian Government, OMV and Gazprom signed an amendment to the “Basic Sale Agreement” for Achimov 4 & 5. This foresees a price of 905 million Euros in exchange for 24.98 percent in the Achimov 4 & 5 development project. Achimov is part of the Urengoy gas field. This is the biggest gas incondensate…