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From what you see in movies and on TV, it's easy to think that true artificial intelligence has arrived. But in reality, it's still mostly a dream.  Our latest video (our 80th!) explains the basics of artificial intelligence, where we are today and what we can expect in the future.  What it Teaches: The goal of artificial intelligence is to create computers that are as intelligent as humans. Achieving this goal is a huge, huge challenge. Today, researchers are making progress and forms of... Continue Reading

Healthcare Reform Explained by Dan Roam

Posted by: leelefever on August 16, 2009- 5:00pm

Topic: Explanation

Categories: health, politics, society

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We often get requests to make a video about healthcare reform. Unfortunately, it's a subject that's very fluid - by the time finished a video, it may be out of date. Thankfully, our friend Dan Roam (who wrote the book Back of the Napkin) has stepped up to the challenge and created a simple way to explain healthcare/insurance reform. Check it out: Healthcare Napkins View more documents from Dan Roam.
Today we published a new video called "Preparing an Emergency Kit in Plain English." This video represents a new kind of relationship for Common Craft. A while back, we were contacted by Public Safety Canada (PSC) about this subject and we saw a couple of opportunities.  First, we could work on a video that has the potential to have a positive impact.  Second, we saw an opportunity for a win-win in terms of the video's ownership - something we call a hybrid relationship. Emergency kits are a... Continue Reading