Real Engineering looks at one of the most basic electronic components, and how its ability to change between states is at the core of every bit of technology we count on every day. While early devices had just a handful of transistors, today’s computer chips pack billions.
Kurzgesagt takes a look at what seems like science fiction, but could quite possibly revolutionize the world. With the ability to manipulate genes, we could create just about anything we want, from made to order babies, to better foods, to the fountain of youth.
Computer scientist Mike Pound uses software called “HashCat” and a workstation loaded with graphics cards designed for parallel processing to make quick work of hacking a database of encrypted passwords. Now you know why complex and unique passwords are a necessity.