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Vaidehi Joshi for Byte Sized

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Byte Sized Episode 2: The Creation of Graph Theory

Today's episode of Byte Sized is about Leonhard Euler and the creation of Graph Theory.

For more about how Graph Theory works, check out this video from BaseCS!

Follow Byte Sized for an adventure through computer history, a few minutes at a time. More great episodes to come.

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Mario See

Learned two things:

  • that I've been pronouncing Euler wrong.
  • the origin story of graph theory!
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Ben Halpern

that I've been pronouncing Euler wrong

Story of my life. How does anyone even pronounce SQL anyway?

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Ross

Squeeel?

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Martin Kolodziejczyk

same here

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Chad Windham

see-quil?

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Richard Guay

S - Q - L, I've never tried to make it into a word since it has no listed vowels.

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Sebastian Vargr

As sequential query language..? :D

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rhymes

Same here!

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Nick Taylor

I've really been loving these videos Vaidehi. ๐Ÿ™Œ Also, Ruby the silent actor stole the show for the Heroku advert. ๐Ÿ•

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Vaidehi Joshi Author

I agree, Ruby + @ben are the real stars here :D

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Bhupesh Varshney ๐Ÿ‘พ

That's true

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Ben Halpern • Edited on

If you tried to tell me all of this in a 90 minute lecture I'd struggle to say the least.

Great little history lesson ๐Ÿ‘Œ

And I'm featured in the ad ๐Ÿ˜Š

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Jess Lee

Thanks Leonhard!!

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Michael Tharrington (he/him)

Oh man, anybody else hear this and really wanna play this game? Seems like it'd make an awesome backdrop for a scavenger hunt. ๐Ÿ˜€

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Andy Zhao (he/him)

I feel like our modern day equivalent of this story is solving a problem so much that you make a new framework ๐Ÿ˜…

Thanks for the history lesson!

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Sebastian Vargr

Nice to get some consolidation exactly how it is defined, thanks!

GraphQL's name now makes sense to me! :)

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Theofanis Despoudis

You look great on Camera Ben. Next stop Hollywood

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rhymes

Thanks!!

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Fabio Russo

Very nice video, love It!

P.S.: Your dog is almost identical to mine, so sweet.

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Mark Sta Ana

This wonderful story behind the origins of Graph Theory. Really enjoyed it thank you!

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Hashim Warren

๐Ÿค”how do i get my video embeds to show nice like that?

๐ŸŒš Friends don't let friends browse without dark mode.

Sorry, it's true.