Technology

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...
Who Killed the Electric Car?
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Who Killed the Electric Car?

Who Killed the Electric Car shows how an innovation aimed at eliminating the need for gasoline to fuel cars in the 1990s was squelched by the automotive industry. General Motors unveiled its EV-1 in 1997 as a car that provide...
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...
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...
Revenge of the Electric Car
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Revenge of the Electric Car

A riveting follow-up to director Chris Paine’s Who Killed the Electric Car?, Revenge of the Electric Car documents a handful of entrepreneurs as they fight to bring the electric car back to the masses after it was surre...
Concorde: A Supersonic Story
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Concorde: A Supersonic Story

Concorde: A Supersonic Story is about the life of the first commercial plane to reach supersonic speed. The project was spearheaded by Britain and France’s top aeronautical engineers. Running into economic problems at e...
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...
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...
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...
Bill Gates: How a Geek Changed the World
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Bill Gates: How a Geek Changed the World

BBC presenter Fiona Bruce follows Bill Gates as he ends his full-time employment at Microsoft, the software giant he co-founded Paul Allen. Although his firm has revolutionised the world, Gates has been known for his controve...
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...