CGP Grey

CGP Grey

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CGP Grey is a vlogger known for creating educational videos on YouTube and co-hosting the podcast Hello Internet.


YouTube Channel

On August 12th, 2010, the CGP Grey YouTube[5] channel was launched. The first video was uploaded on October 6th, featuring instructions on tying up computer cables with a daisy chain (shown below, left). On January 17th, 2011, a video outlining time management techniques for school teachers was uploaded to the channel (shown below, right).

On January 30th, a video explaining the differences between the United Kingdom, Great Britain and England was uploaded to the channel, which received upwards of 8.4 million views and 35,500 comments over the next six years (shown below, left). On March 9th, 2011, Grey posted a video explaining first-past-the-post voting systems and how they promote two-party systems (shown below, right). Within five years, the video garnered upwards of 2.3 million views and 3,100 comments.

On January 24th, 2012, a video was published listing several common misconceptions, which received more than 5.2 million views and 12,200 comments in four years (shown below, left). The following day, the video was featured in an article on CBS News.[2] On December 23rd, 2013, Grey released a video titled "This Video Will Hurt," which described problems associated with the nocebo effect (shown below, right).

On August 13th, 2014, a video titled "Humans Need Not Apply" was published on the channel, which explained potential problems arising from technological advances in artificial intelligence and robotics (shown below, left). Over the next two years, the video accumulated upwards of six million views and 26,500 comments. On March 10th, 2015, Grey published a video titled "This Video Will Make You Angry," which describes how memes and outrage spreads on the Internet (shown below, right). Within one year, the video gained over 3.3 million views and 8,200 comments.

Hello Internet

In January 2014, Grey joined Australian independent film-maker Brady Haran to create the Hello Internet podcast,[3] which features discussion topics releated to YouTube content creation.


In June 2015, Grey and podcaster Myke Hurley launched the podcast Cortex,[4] which features explanations of Grey's time management and workflow systems.

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External References

[1] Wikipedia – CGP Grey

[2] CBS News – Eskimos do not have 100s of words for snow

[3] Hello Internet – Hello Internet

[4] – Cortex

[5] YouTube – CGP Grey

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