Kopec Explains Software

By David Kopec, Rebecca Kopec

Each week we make a software-related technical topic intelligible. We aim to help you develop an intuitive understanding of each subject, instead of emphasizing formal definitions. Join us as we learn about the wide world of software.

  1. 1.
    #53 Developer Tools
    17:43
  2. 2.
    #52 One-Year Anniversary
    14:25
  3. 3.
    #51 What is Lossless Audio?
    15:55
  4. 4.
    #50 What is DRM?
    18:16
  5. 5.
    #49 Apple vs Facebook on App Tracking
    18:49
  6. 6.
    #48 What's it Like Studying Computer Science in College?
    22:29
  7. 7.
    #47 The C++ Programming Language
    18:00
  8. 8.
    #46 What is The Internet of Things?
    17:02
  1. 9.
    #45 Two Software Disasters
    25:36
  2. 10.
    #44 Google v. Oracle
    9:11
  3. 11.
    #43 The Lisp Programming Language
    14:55
  4. 12.
    #42 What was DOS?
    17:22
  5. 13.
    #41 How to Pick an Internet Service Provider
    24:16
  6. 14.
    #40 What is the Memory Hierarchy?
    17:26
  7. 15.
    #39 All About Bugs
    24:01
  8. 16.
    #38 The History of macOS
    19:26
  9. 17.
    #37 How do Podcasts Work?
    19:07
  10. 18.
    #36 What is XML?
    14:47
  11. 19.
    #35 The C Programming Language
    17:30
  12. 20.
    #34 Video Game Distribution and GameStop
    21:48
  13. 21.
    #33 What is the Difference Between Information Technology and Computer Science?
    15:37
  14. 22.
    #32 What is Unix?
    22:23
  15. 23.
    #31 PowerPoint
    21:36
  16. 24.
    #30 Cybersecurity with Duane Dunston
    32:38
  17. 25.
    #29 Why was the Original Macintosh Significant?
    21:37
  18. 26.
    Trailer
    0:44
  19. 27.
    #28 Learning to Code
    19:59
  20. 28.
    #27 Databases
    21:03
  21. 29.
    #26 Napster
    20:58
  22. 30.
    #25 Spreadsheets
    23:06
  23. 31.
    #24 The Browser Wars
    27:35
  24. 32.
    #23 The Mac's Instruction Set Architecture Transitions
    27:00
  25. 33.
    #22 Why was the IBM PC a Big Deal?
    21:51
  26. 34.
    #21 How have UIs Evolved?
    23:38
  27. 35.
    #20 How do Digital Images Work?
    23:38
  28. 36.
    #19 What is Linux?
    21:29
  29. 37.
    #18 How does Email Work?
    23:52
  30. 38.
    #17 What is Encryption?
    25:01
  31. 39.
    #16 The Personal Computer Revolution
    24:07
  32. 40.
    #15 Product Managers with David Short
    27:24
  33. 41.
    #14 Computer Chess
    34:57
  34. 42.
    #13 Artificial Intelligence
    31:41
  35. 43.
    #12 Open Source Software
    33:10
  36. 44.
    #11 What is a Programming Language?
    30:51
  37. 45.
    #10 What is an Emulator?
    23:09
  38. 46.
    #9 What Does it Take to Make an App?
    21:46
  39. 47.
    #8 How do Web Search Engines Work?
    33:29
  40. 48.
    #7 What is a Character Encoding?
    23:26
  41. 49.
    #6 How does the Web work?
    22:08
  42. 50.
    #5 How does the Internet work?
    29:51

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