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How Steve Jobs Changed the World
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How Steve Jobs Changed the World

An examination of the career and contributions of the late Steve Jobs. A co-founder of Apple Inc., he revolutionised the world of computing, mobile phones and music. How Steve Jobs Changed the World chronicles Jobs’ role in promoting personal computing to the masses and how he profoundly influenced the way we listen to music, watch […]
Mark Zuckerberg: Inside Facebook
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Mark Zuckerberg: Inside Facebook

A profile of Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who has built it into a multi-billion dollar company with over 800 million users in only seven years. BBC’s Emily Maitlis visits Facebook’s headquarters to interview Zuckerberg and other senior employees. She explores how the website came about, from its origins in Harvard to having tremendous […]
Attack of the Drones: Is war becoming a video game?
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Attack of the Drones: Is War Becoming a Video Game?

Attack of the Drones is a look into the growing role that drones play in peacekeeping and military endeavours. It opens with the interior of an air force data centre and its multitudes of screens, some depicting the data being fed to the servicemen and women by a drone’s camera. One drone operator is undergoing […]
Engineering Giants
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Engineering Giants

Engineering Giants is a series featuring the disassembling of the world’s largest machines into their component parts in order to reveal their inner secrets. In the Jumbo Jet episode, engineers Tom Wriggelsworth and Rob Bell climb onto a 200 tonne Boeing 747. After it’s 36 million miles and 14 years with British Airways, it is […]
Rise of the Drones
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Rise of the Drones

Drones – unmanned flying robots – range from sizes as large as jumbo jets to as small as birds. Much of the technology that enables these robots to fly, detect and kill has remained a secret. Now, with rare access to drone engineers and controllers working for the US military, we learn about the technologies […]
The Pirate Bay: Away from Keyboard
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The Pirate Bay: Away from Keyboard

The Pirate Bay: Away from Keyboard focuses on the personal successes and defeats of the founders of the world’s largest file sharing website Pirate Bay – Gottfrid Svartholm, Fredrik Neij and Peter Sunde – as they battle against the entertainment industry. The documentary, directed by Simon Klose, narrates how the three individuals built the biggest […]
Phreaked Out
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Phreaked Out

Phreaked Out is a three-part series that dives into two worlds: the hacking world and the world of interconnected technology. It examines how the ‘internet of things’ and hacking intersect. The first episode introduces white hat hackers and security researchers to learn about the many ways of breaching the security of everyday devices such as […]
The Internet’s Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz
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The Internet’s Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz

The Internet’s Own Boy chronicles the life and work of internet activist and programming prodigy Aaron Swartz. Swartz was involved in pioneering web development projects from an early age. However, his social and political activism and his aggressive stance on free access to information put him in trouble with the US government. It resulted in […]
Code Rush
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Code Rush

Code Rush revolves around the lives of engineers at web-browser developer Netscape during as they rush to write the code for the Mozilla open-source project and save their company from ruin. Set in Silicon Valley during the latter years of the 1990s, it was an intense time for the Netscape engineers as it seemed that […]
Pixel Pioneers: A Brief History of Graphics
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Pixel Pioneers: A Brief History of Graphics

Pixel Pioneers: A Brief History of Graphics explores the graphical evolution of video game over the years. Graphics are often considered one of the most important aspects of gaming, representing the technological sophistication available at the time of a game’s production. From the early origins of classic arcade games such as Pac-Man to current big-budget […]
The Machine That Made Us
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The Machine That Made Us

The invention of the printing press was revolutionary at its time and remains one of the hallmarks of human achievement. With the printing press and the introduction of the printed written word, the landscape of history was forever changed, and it continues to have a profound effect on our lives even today. The Machine That […]
Zero Days
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Zero Days

Zero Days investigates the Stuxnet computer virus, widely believed to have been developed by the US and Israel, which famously targeted and damaged an Iranian nuclear facility in 2010. The documentary’s title refers to the way that the virus would attack facilities by exploiting zero-day vulnerabilities, flaws within software code that is undisclosed to the […]