Technology

Concorde: A Supersonic Story
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Concorde: A Supersonic Story

Concorde: A Supersonic Story is a about the life of the first plane to reach supersonic speed. The project was spearheaded by Britain and France’s top aeronautical engineers. Running into economic problems at every turn...
AlphaGo
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AlphaGo

AlphaGo looks at how a team of computer scientists created an artificial intelligence algorithm to play the board game Go and how it fared against its human opponents. The goal of the coding team was to create an algorithm th...
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...
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 sophisticati...
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 politi...
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 intro...
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...
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...
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...
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 bein...
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 in...
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’ rol...