Károly Zsolnai-Fehér is creating Educational videos
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With the help of science, humans are capable of creating extraordinary things. Two Minute Papers is a series where I explain the latest and greatest research in a way that is understandable and enjoyable to everyone. We talk about really exciting topics, like:
- machine learning techniques to paint in the style of famous artists,
- light and fluid simulations,
- flying robots building bridges, 
- animating the movement of digital creatures on a computer.

Our goal is to show the world how cool science and research really is!


If you add only one dollar per month, you help more than a few thousand advertisement views on a video. It's tremendously helpful. You also get really cool perks like accessing upcoming episodes earlier, or choosing the topic of the next Two Minute Papers video!

What the funds are used for:
- Hardware and software costs,
Rendering 4K videos with 60 frames per second takes a powerful machine and stable, reliable software. Additionally, having a laptop to work on new episodes during travels is also very helpful in keeping up with our schedule of two videos per week. An update on our current Patreon-supported setup is available here.
- Local backups and cloud storage,
We like to play it safe and back up the raw data from our previous episodes both on local hard drives and in the cloud.
- Keeping the lights on,
We do not have any employees and do everything ourselves, ranging from audio recording and engineering to designing the thumbnails and video editing. Your support ensures that we can focus more on creating awesome research videos instead of doing more freelance work.

Our write-ups on some of the newer features are available here:
Technical Memo #1 - Technical improvements for 2017
Technical Memo #2 - Software and hardware overhaul
Technical Memo #3 - Empowering research projects - planning
Memo #4 - Closing thoughts for 2017
Technical Memo #4 - Technical improvements for 2018 (new)


Research papers are for experts, Two Minute Papers is for everyone. With your help, we can create even more elaborate videos. Thank you so much for your generous support!
Tiers
Undergrad student
$1 or more per month
Similar to how undergrad students are the cornerstone of any university education, you are an important part of Two Minute Papers. Even one dollar makes up for thousands of advertisement views! Your support is greatly appreciated and you'll get access to inside informations, such as the topic of the next upcoming episode.
You get access to our Patron-only activity feed and adblock absolution.
PhD student
$3 or more per month
Doctoral candidate students are granted access to arcane knowledge - early access to upcoming video episodes. Ad-free.
View upcoming episodes 16 to 24 hours in advance! (plus all of the above)
Full Professor
$5 or more per month
The backbone of University committees are Full Professors. You are presented several options for future episodes and will get to decide which topics should be next!
Decide the topic of the next episode! (plus all of the above)
Nobel Laureate
$25 or more per month
Nobel Laureates are distinguished supporters of Two Minute Papers whose names will be added to the video description box. Please note that we will use your name that you registered on Patreon - if you wish to use something else, please drop us a message! You will appear in the description box of every episode published in your months of support. Please note that Nobel Laureates can only be people, therefore it cannot be used to promote businesses. For business inquiries, please contact us privately.
Appear in the description box of every episode in a given month! (plus all of the above)
Goals
81% complete
Empowering research projects

We continually try to improve the series the best we can. Upon hitting this milestone, we will spend 3% of these funds to directly help research projects. Thank you so much for your generous support, you Fellow Scholars are the ones who keep Two Minute Papers going!
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With the help of science, humans are capable of creating extraordinary things. Two Minute Papers is a series where I explain the latest and greatest research in a way that is understandable and enjoyable to everyone. We talk about really exciting topics, like:
- machine learning techniques to paint in the style of famous artists,
- light and fluid simulations,
- flying robots building bridges, 
- animating the movement of digital creatures on a computer.

Our goal is to show the world how cool science and research really is!


If you add only one dollar per month, you help more than a few thousand advertisement views on a video. It's tremendously helpful. You also get really cool perks like accessing upcoming episodes earlier, or choosing the topic of the next Two Minute Papers video!

What the funds are used for:
- Hardware and software costs,
Rendering 4K videos with 60 frames per second takes a powerful machine and stable, reliable software. Additionally, having a laptop to work on new episodes during travels is also very helpful in keeping up with our schedule of two videos per week. An update on our current Patreon-supported setup is available here.
- Local backups and cloud storage,
We like to play it safe and back up the raw data from our previous episodes both on local hard drives and in the cloud.
- Keeping the lights on,
We do not have any employees and do everything ourselves, ranging from audio recording and engineering to designing the thumbnails and video editing. Your support ensures that we can focus more on creating awesome research videos instead of doing more freelance work.

Our write-ups on some of the newer features are available here:
Technical Memo #1 - Technical improvements for 2017
Technical Memo #2 - Software and hardware overhaul
Technical Memo #3 - Empowering research projects - planning
Memo #4 - Closing thoughts for 2017
Technical Memo #4 - Technical improvements for 2018 (new)


Research papers are for experts, Two Minute Papers is for everyone. With your help, we can create even more elaborate videos. Thank you so much for your generous support!

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Tiers
Undergrad student
$1 or more per month
Similar to how undergrad students are the cornerstone of any university education, you are an important part of Two Minute Papers. Even one dollar makes up for thousands of advertisement views! Your support is greatly appreciated and you'll get access to inside informations, such as the topic of the next upcoming episode.
You get access to our Patron-only activity feed and adblock absolution.
PhD student
$3 or more per month
Doctoral candidate students are granted access to arcane knowledge - early access to upcoming video episodes. Ad-free.
View upcoming episodes 16 to 24 hours in advance! (plus all of the above)
Full Professor
$5 or more per month
The backbone of University committees are Full Professors. You are presented several options for future episodes and will get to decide which topics should be next!
Decide the topic of the next episode! (plus all of the above)
Nobel Laureate
$25 or more per month
Nobel Laureates are distinguished supporters of Two Minute Papers whose names will be added to the video description box. Please note that we will use your name that you registered on Patreon - if you wish to use something else, please drop us a message! You will appear in the description box of every episode published in your months of support. Please note that Nobel Laureates can only be people, therefore it cannot be used to promote businesses. For business inquiries, please contact us privately.
Appear in the description box of every episode in a given month! (plus all of the above)