A short explanation of how operating systems and programs work together to make computers useful and customizable.
The basics of computer hardware and what the hardware does inside the computer. Discusses RAM, hard drive and processor using a house metaphor.
A short explanation of the risks and potential benefits of investing money.
A short explanation of the risks and benefits of borrowing money from a bank or financial institution.
A short guide to how compound interest can help money grow over time. www.commoncraft.com/show
Looking out for your brain this Halloween.
A short guide to recognizing and avoiding a phishing scam.
A short video designed to help you get the most out of web searches.
A short guide to understanding the basics of the US elections.
A simple story that illustrates the forces shaping social media.
A quick explanation of podcasting.
A short explanation of the micro-blogging service, Twitter.
If digital photos are important to you, it's a good to learn about backing them up and sharing them online.
A video for people who wonder why blogs are such a big deal.
A client production for Wetpaint, describing why someone would want to start a wiki.
Switching the type of light bulbs we use at home is a small but impactful step we can take to both save money and reduce pollution. This video explains why we think it's time to switch.
A video focused on the basic ideas behind Google Docs, an easier way to share documents online.
A Common Craft client production for the Google Docs team.
We made this video because we want others to experience the power of social bookmarking and how it makes web pages easier to remember, organize and share.
We made this video for people who wonder why social networking sites are so popular. We think one reason is because they help to solve a real world problem. www.commoncraft.com/show