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Hacker Explains One Concept in 5 Levels of Difficulty | WIRED

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Hacker Explains One Concept in 5 Levels of Difficulty | WIRED

Security researcher and computer hacker Samy Kamkar is asked to explain the concept of computer hacking to 5 different people; a child, a teen, a college student, a grad student, and an expert.

Samy Kamkar is a multidisciplinary engineer, security researcher, and cofounder of Openpath Security. He was raided by the US Secret Service and banned from computers for several years for computer hacking and now focuses on releasing open source security research and exploitation tools.

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Blockchain Expert Explains One Concept in 5 Levels of Difficulty | WIRED

Blockchain, the key technology behind Bitcoin, is a new network that helps decentralize trade, and allows for more peer-to-peer transactions. WIRED challenged political scientist and blockchain researcher Bettina Warburg to explain blockchain technology to 5 different people; a child, a teen, a college student, a grad student, and an expert.

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Blockchain Expert Explains One Concept in 5 Levels of Difficulty | WIRED
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Nanotechnology Expert Explains One Concept in 5 Levels of Difficulty | WIRED

Nanotechnology researcher Dr. George S. Tulevski is asked to explain the concept of nanotechnology to 5 different people; a child, a teen, a college student, a grad student, and an expert. Nanotechnology is the study of objects at the nanoscale (between 1 and 100 nanometers in size). Objects at this size have a peculiar set of properties that differ from objects at the macroscale. Dr. Tulevski does his best to succinctly explain this phenomenon, adapting his language and tone along the way.

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Physicist Explains Dimensions in 5 Levels of Difficulty | WIRED

Theoretical physicist Sean Carroll, PhD, is challenged to explain the concept of dimensions to 5 different people; a child, a teen, a college student, a grad student, and an expert.

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Biologist Explains One Concept in 5 Levels of Difficulty - CRISPR | WIRED

CRISPR is a new area of biomedical science that enables gene editing and could be the key to eventually curing diseases like autism or cancer. WIRED has challenged biologist Neville Sanjana to explain this concept to 5 different people; a 7 year-old, a 14 year-old, a college student, a grad student and a CRISPR expert.

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Biologist Explains One Concept in 5 Levels of Difficulty - CRISPR | WIRED

Quantum Computing Expert Explains One Concept in 5 Levels of Difficulty | WIRED

WIRED has challenged IBM's Dr. Talia Gershon (Senior Manager, Quantum Research) to explain quantum computing to 5 different people; a child, teen, a college student, a grad student and a professional.

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Quantum Computing Expert Explains One Concept in 5 Levels of Difficulty | WIRED

Neuroscientist Explains One Concept in 5 Levels of Difficulty | WIRED

The Connectome is a comprehensive diagram of all the neural connections existing in the brain. WIRED has challenged neuroscientist Bobby Kasthuri to explain this scientific concept to 5 different people; a 5 year-old, a 13 year-old, a college student, a neuroscience grad student and a connectome entrepreneur.

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Neuroscientist Explains One Concept in 5 Levels of Difficulty | WIRED

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Scientist Explains Sleep in 5 Levels of Difficulty | WIRED

Sleep scientist Aric A. Prather, PhD, is challenged to explain the topic of sleep to 5 different people; a child, a teen, a college student, a grad student, and an expert. What are some of the causes and consequences of insufficient sleep? Aric explains at all levels why sleep is so important to the human body.

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Scientist Explains Sleep in 5 Levels of Difficulty | WIRED

Physicist Explains Lasers in 5 Levels of Difficulty | WIRED

Donna Strickland, PhD, winner of the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics and a professor at the University of Waterloo, is challenged to explain lasers to 5 different people; a child, a teen, a college student, a grad student, and an expert.

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Physicist Explains Lasers in 5 Levels of Difficulty | WIRED

Musician Explains One Concept in 5 Levels of Difficulty ft. Jacob Collier & Herbie Hancock | WIRED

23-year-old musician, composer and multi-instrumentalist Jacob Collier explains the concept of harmony to 5 different people; a child, a teen, a college student, a professional, and jazz legend Herbie Hancock.


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Virtual Reality Engineer Explains One Concept in 5 Levels of Difficulty | WIRED

The technology behind modern virtual reality is rapidly evolving, but what exactly helps create a better sense of realism and immersion? WIRED has challenged Oculus CTO John Carmack to explain the concept of realism in virtual reality to 5 different people; a child, a pre-teen, a college student, a grad student and a VR expert. John goes over what makes his company's product, the Oculus Rift, so successful at creating convincing VR, as well as the initial hesitance to introduce the lower-powered Gear VR into the market.

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Virtual Reality Engineer Explains One Concept in 5 Levels of Difficulty | WIRED

Astrophysicist Explains Gravity in 5 Levels of Difficulty | WIRED

Astrophysicist Janna Levin, PhD, is asked to explain the concept of gravity to 5 different people; a child, a teen, a college student, a grad student, and an expert.

Levin is the Claire Tow Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Barnard College of Columbia University and author of Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space.

She is also the Chair and Director of Sciences at Pioneer Works, where this video was filmed. To learn more, visit

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Astrophysicist Explains Gravity in 5 Levels of Difficulty | WIRED

Cybersecurity Expert Answers Hacking Questions From Twitter | Tech Support | WIRED

Facebook Offensive Security Engineer Amanda Rousseau aka Malware Unicorn uses the power of Twitter to answer common questions about hacking. As an offensive security engineer, Amanda has seen just about everything when it comes computer hacking. What exactly is the difference between a black hat and a white hat hacker? Is there such thing as a red hat hacker? What's the point of malware, is it just to be annoying? Are people who start DDoS attacks actually hackers? Amanda answers all these Twitter questions, and much more!

Amanda is an Offensive Security Engineer on the Red Team at Facebook and previously worked as a Malware Researcher at Endgame, FireEye, and the U.S. Department of Defense Cyber Crime Center. Follow her on Twitter at:

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Cybersecurity Expert Answers Hacking Questions From Twitter | Tech Support | WIRED

Amanda is an Offensive Security Engineer on the Red Team at Facebook and previously worked as a Malware Researcher at Endgame, FireEye, and the U.S. Department of Defense Cyber Crime Center. Follow her on Twitter at:

Physicist Breaks Down Superhero Physics From Movies & TV | WIRED

Physics professor Rhett Allain breaks down amazing feats of physics from superheroes in movies and television and explains how accurate their depictions really are. How realistic are superhero landings? Is the kinetic energy suit from Black Panther possible? Even with superpowers, is it physically feasible for Superman to lift a large building?

Rhett Allain is an Associate Professor of Physics at Southeastern Louisiana University.

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Physicist Breaks Down Superhero Physics From Movies & TV | WIRED

11 Levels of Drawing Yourself: Easy to Complex | WIRED

Artist TM Davy explains how to draw a self-portrait in 11 levels of increasing complexity. Starting off with the ubiquitous solar head and moving on to portraits that implement light, shadow and color, TM Davy deftly describes how a drawing evolves through materials and techniques.

TM Davy is an New York-based artist and a professor at the School of Visual Arts. To see more of his work visit: and @tmdavy on Instagram.

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Internet Expert Debunks Cybersecurity Myths | WIRED

Cybersecurity expert Eva Galperin helps debunk (and confirm!) some common myths about cybersecurity. Is the government watching you through your computer camera? Does Google read all your Gmail? Does a strong password protect you from hackers? Will encryption keep my data safe? Eva answers all these questions and much more.

Updated 8/20/2020: A previous version of this video incorrectly stated that Google scans Gmail data to target ads. Google stopped this practice in 2017.

Eva Galperin is the Director of Cybersecurity at the Electronic Frontier Foundation.

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Alectio Explains Active Learning in 5 Levels of Difficulty

Our explainer series tackles complex machine learning concepts in five levels of escalating difficulty, starting from a kindergartener and moving up to an ML expert. This week, we're going to talk about something that's a core part of how Alectio works: active learning.

Visit to learn how we can help your team build better models with less data. We'd love to show you how it works!

Timestamps:

00:00 - Intro
00:38 - Level 1: Kindergartener
02:25 - Level 2: Teenager
03:56 - Level 3: Non-expert adult
05:30 - Level 4: Computer science major
07:42 - Level 5: Machine learning expert

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Accent Expert Explains How to Tell Accents Apart | WIRED

Have you ever had a hard time telling the difference between an Aussie and a Kiwi accent? Dialect coach Erik Singer breaks down the subtle differences between a few commonly confused regional accents. What actually makes a New York and Boston accent different? What's the main differentiator between a northern and southern English accent?

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Accent Expert Explains How to Tell Accents Apart | WIRED

16 Levels of Piano Composition: Easy to Complex | WIRED

Pianist and composer Nahre Sol attempts to play Happy Birthday in 16 levels of complexity. Nahre starts playing the iconic tune with just one finger and adds more and more layers until she's playing it with extended harmonies, elongated melodies and staggered leaps. Watch and see how it all comes together!

Check out more from Nahre here!


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16 Levels of Piano Composition: Easy to Complex | WIRED

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