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Technologies enable people to interact, innovate and share information in totally new ways. People are empowered, business is liberated and the society is more transparent. But how to take advantage of all this? And what does it take to become a networked society? Film Duration: 59 min
Megafactories reveals the technology and stories behind some of the most innovative factories in the world. After manufacturing vehicles in Australia for 50 years, it’s no surprise Toyota has grown to be Australia’s leading automotive company.Toyota Australia has just revealed a new state-of-the-art...
Ok so this isn't exactly a documentary but more of a interesting conference talk at TED from Salman Khan, the creator of www.khanacademy.org. He explains how he came to create this fantastic site and the great potential it has to benefit todays society. I came across this video today and I felt I sh...
In the late 1980s, Melbourne was the hub of the computer underground in Australia, if not the world. The hackers who formed the underground were not disgruntled computer professionals or gangs of organised criminals. They were disaffected teenagers who used their basic home computers to explore the...
This documentary (published in 2003) takes a look at which of the 2 persons, Bill Gates or Steve Jobs, has the biggest legacy.Bill Gates founded and leaded the biggest software company in the world, Microsoft. Steve Jobs predicted the personal computer revolution and made it happen with his company...
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In 1995 the BBC made a documentary about the creation of Space Mountain, called "Shoot For The Moon". It was a fascinating programme, following Tim Delaney and his team in bringing Jules Vernes' "From The Earth To The Moon" book to life.The report shows the whole development of the attraction, from...

eSPORTS

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With hundreds of millions of hardcore gamers and thousands of global tournaments each year, computer games are now well on their way to becoming the worlds biggest sports and at the centre of everything is a whole new bread of celebrity, the eSports superstar.The best players have left their bedroom...
Most people think of the train as a 19th century relic -but for visionaries around the world, the potential of trains is unlimited, and may be the key to solving our most stubborn problems. New designs and technologies will bring us trains that travel at jet speed, that float above tracks made from...
Steve Wozniak, Andy Hertzfeld, Bill Atkinson, Lee Felsenstein, Richard Stallman, Richard Greenblatt, Steven Levy and others. Hackers is a classic documentary about the midnight programmers that created the personal computer revolution. Hackers is not about malicious code-crackers. It is about a "hac...
It's still an engineering marvel and we get the rare opportunity to explore deep inside it's features and what it takes to overhaul a British Airways' Boeing 747-400. A skilled team checks over twenty thousand parts of this mighty aircraft. In this finely balanced machine, every component must be in...
Storyville: Documentary that goes inside the complex network and history of Anonymous, the radical online ‘hacktivist‘ collective. Through interviews with current members – some recently returned from prison, others still awaiting trial – as well as writers, academics and maj...

Zombies

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The trouble with zombies is that they keep coming back, whether you shoot or maim them it doesn’t really matter, unless you destroy the head they just keep coming. The living dead seem to saturate cinema, television and games these days and it is a cultural phenomenon which seems impossible to...
Great Planes looks into the stories behind the most influential, innovative and intriguing machines that ever tookflight. The North American Aviation XB-70 Valkyrie was the prototype version of the proposed B-70 nuclear-armed deep penetration bomber for the United States Air Force’s Strategic Air Co...
Humanoid Robots -- From Fiction to RealityScientists have created what may become the future of prosthetics, a robot "muscle" that can throw something 50 times its own weight five times its length in a surprisingly fast 60 milliseconds. While it's easy to envision what this means for the future, a H...

Zero Days

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While we all quietly surf around on the internet an elite of the smartest hackers scan it day and night looking for undetected safety leaks. They convert these secret leaks as if by magic into building blocks for cyber weapons which they can then sell for astronomical amounts of money to criminal or...
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The raging bull of Lamborghini has been the symbol of extreme car design and engineering for nearly 50 years, but today as a new age of supercar dawns the Italian manufacturer has set itself one of the most ambitious goals yet, to blow it’s competitors out of the water by creating the greatest...
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Throughout the centuries we have built our structures against the elements - wind, rain, sun, and snow - but there is one element we have always taken for granted: the earth. The earth is what we anchor our structures to, but what happens when that is no longer solid? Men, Steel, and Earthquakes und...

Code Rush

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Code Rush, produced in 2000 and broadcast on PBS, is an inside look at living and working in Silicon Valley at the height of the dot-com era. The film follows a group of Netscape engineers as they pursue at that time a revolutionary venture to save their company - giving away the software recipe for...
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Drones. These unmanned flying robots - some as large as jumbo jets, others as small as birds--do things straight out of science fiction. Much of what it takes to get these robotic airplanes to fly, sense, and kill has remained secret. But now, with rare access to drone engineers and those who fly th...
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A Futant, as defined by Dr. Timothy Leary, is someone that is genetically programmed to be the evolutionary future scouts of humanity. Leary coined the term Futant by melding the words ‘Future’ and ‘Mutant’ to better define this small percentage of our species. He also went o...
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This film both follows the hacking adventures of famous hacker Adrian Lamo, and uses them as a microcosm for the macrocosm of struggles faced by emerging trends of thought – from the criminal to the philosophical.
A tour of the Wurlitzer Company factory circa 1950. The factory, located at North Tonawanda, New York was well known for it's "coin-operated phonographs", commonly referred to as the Jukebox. A short color sequence introduces the factory and its surroundings, this is followed by a black-and-white se...
By the year 2050, the world's population will reach nine billion. The demand on the world's resources - energy, first and foremost - will be severe. But the road from now to then doesn't need be bleak. There is a path to a future filled with opportunities, with amazing individuals and extraordinary...
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FIFA is one of those video games that everyone has played, when you think of football games you think of FIFA. The game franchise was originally released back in 1993 and since then EA Sports have incrementally released a new version every year to coincide with the start of the football season itsel...
The NHK documentary, “Robot Revolution : Will Machines surpass humans” features Honda ASIMO, Hubo, Big Dog from Boston Dynamics, Baxter from Rethink Robotics, Nextage and other humanoid robots. Since the Fukishima nuclear disaster, development of humanoid robotics and the artificial inte...

Robots Rising

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2001. Explores the frontiers of robot technology from their idealistic development and application to their darker side, the potential for abuse and the disturbing implications of autonomous, semi-autonomous and remote-operated machines. Film Duration: 105 min
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“These are strange times indeed. While they continue to command so much attention in the mainstream media, the ‘battles’ between old and new modes of distribution, between the pirate and the institution of copyright, seem to many of us already lost and won. We know who the victors...

Transhuman

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Humans are augmenting themselves with computers and technology that will expand their abilities, and it's going to get more advanced and morally complex as time passes.Imagine transplanting your entire consciousness into a computer. That's a new type of immortality. Imagine having a robotic exoskele...
For his entire life, one man has nursed the dream of putting mankind into space. Inspired by the Dan Dare comic strip, Alan Bond first started building rockets as a teenager in his back garden. He started his career working on Britain's Blue Streak rocket, then HOTOL - the world's first attempt to b...
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A decade after the Air France Flight 4590 disaster outside Paris, which played a role in sealing Concorde's fate and bringing the supersonic age to a close, this documentary uses archive footage and reconstructions to tell the story of the airliner. Engineers, pilots and VIP passengers discuss the s...
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Since the invention of the internet 30 years ago network technology has connected us in increasingly intimate ways. Today the world is literally at our fingertips through our phones. The immediacy of connection has radically impacted life in the 21st century, especially when it comes to sex and love...
reveals the daily battle between the Internet's outlaws and the hackers who oppose them by warding off system attacks, training IT professionals and police officers, and watching cyberspace for signs of imminent infowar. Through interviews with frontline personnel from the Department of Defense, NYP...
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GamerSpawn takes you on a trip through the history of the Battlefield franchise. From the shores of Normandy and the jungles of Vietnam to the streets of the Middle East, Battlefield has brought big, explosive battles to multiplayer gaming for the past decade. Now, relive the greatest moments of the...
Machine to Die For is about the search for perpetual motion and free energy.Conventional science claims this is impossible, yet generations of inventors have been mesmerized by the promise of an engine that powers itself.The world’s reliance on diminishing fossil fuel resources and the associated pr...
Documentary about the origins of the internet. The internet was created by the United States Department of Defense in 1969 as a means of secure communications in case of nuclear war. The program goes back 30 years to a time before e-mail, online shopping and interactive games to see how technology i...

Google Me

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"It all started when I Googled my name" said Killeen of his movie. And who in today's day and age hasn't engaged in just such an activity in a moment of idle "webbing." The difference here that the filmmaker actually followed up on his findings by not only contacting his namesake...
As Boeing’s new 787 Dreamliner makes its inaugural flight, Rolls-Royce engineers celebrate the performance of its revolutionary Trent 1000 jet engines. They’re the latest in a family of sophisticated aero engines that have driven Rolls-Royce to become world leaders in the market for jumb...
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Aaron Swartz, the co-founder of well known news aggregation website Reddit.com and developer of the RSS web feed format was a big thinker who fell in love with all things tech from a very young age, having only been 13 years of age when he started work on developing RSS and 19 when Reddit was born....
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The Venus Project's video, Welcome To The Future, presents an attainable vision of what our world could be if we intelligently apply science and technology with environmental and human concern - a future where war, poverty and hunger could be but a distant memory. It advocates surpassing the monetar...
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Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. is a major gaming company which has created several successful PC games, including Warcraft, Starcraft and the Diablo series, and the MMORPG World of Warcraft. It's now been 20 years since Blizzard started in the gaming industry. To celebrate, they've released this inter...
The hunt for the Higgs boson, god particle or goddamn particle, the one that gives things mass, came closer to an end.Physicists at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider in Europe, the world’s largest particle accelerator, found evidence of the particle and its energy field. But the LHC didn’t do it alone.Th...
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In Los Angeles, a remarkable experiment is underway; the police are trying to predict crime, before it even happens.At the heart of the city of London, one trader believes that he has found the secret of making billions with maths. In South Africa, astronomers are attempting to catalogue the entire...

Concept Cars

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This is a documentary about the role of concept cars in the auto industry. The special vehicles are prototypes of ideal cars that are showcased for public exhibition. For those who are not familiar with the traditions of the global car industry, carmakers are constantly designing and making special...
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This documentary tells the story of the Sud Aviation Caravelle, the western world's first medium/short haul twin jet airliner and the first anywhere to have its engines mounted on the rear fuselage. The documentary sheds lights on early french and british cooperation and busts the myth about the Car...
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25th Anniversary Documentary. I Am Street Fighter, a documentary previously included in the $150 Street Fighter 25th Anniversary Collector"s Set, has now been released for free by Capcom. This 72-minute documentary, created by the San Francisco-based production company Area 5, touches on the de...
The utilization of Robotics in military is well shown by US army. Osama and other terrorists were tracked by these military robots. They are robust, they are obedient, they are daring, they don't have fear of death, and most important they have proved themselves in Iraq and Afghanistan. Now, terrori...
Paul Elkins has always loved to doodle; when he turned 8 years old his mother bought him his first serious sketch pad and he has since filled 25 more books with his designs. Elkins redesigned the world around him with his drawings of mini submarines, backpack helicopters, gas vapor carburetors and t...