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The Race to Space

The Race to Space

The outer reaches of space are up for grabs, and large technology companies and assorted industrialists the world over are anxious to stake their claims to it. Lofty ambitions such as theirs have defined the spirit of progress and discovery throughout...

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The End of Ownership

The End of Ownership

The birth of highly sustainable energy sources and other resources presents a double edged sword for the business sector. A company can remain vital and viable if the products they sell represent the cutting edge of technological advancement, but that same...

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The Smart State

The Smart State

Technologies like personal computers and smart phones have reshaped every corner of society. Figures like Apple co-founders Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak are commonly heralded as the god-like innovators of these planet shifting technologies, but the new documentary The Smart State...

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Nuclear Fruit

Nuclear Fruit

The Cold War between the United States and Soviet Union sparked a series of reverberations that continue to resound throughout the international community even to this day. Some echoes from this intense period of conflict have made themselves evident in arenas...

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Zero Days

Zero Days

The threat of compromised cyber security has become our planet's new weapon of mass destruction. The documentary Zero Days explores the growing concern that the disintegration of online safety has set the stage for potential physical dangers as well. "Our entire...

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The Human Robot

The Human Robot

The Human Robot explores the boundary between biological and mechanical intelligence through interviews with sociologists, roboticists, ethicists, and philosophers. Asking "how human is too human?" in regards to robot design, the film focuses primarily on Japanese culture and their positive attitude...

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Suit Up: 50 Years of Spacewalks

Suit Up: 50 Years of Spacewalks

2015 marks the 50th anniversary of the first American to walk in space. A new documentary commissioned by NASA titled Suit Up celebrates this historic event by featuring the accomplishments of those rare few who have experienced this thrilling form of...

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Cybertopia: Dreams of Silicon Valley

Cybertopia: Dreams of Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley, California. This is where the planet's most forward-thinking dream merchants converge to imagine and create a new digitized reality that can transcend politics, war and other ills that plague the growth and stability of our society. Cybertopia: Dreams of...

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Broken Dreams: The Boeing 787

Broken Dreams: The Boeing 787

The production of the Boeing 787 promised the next evolution in flight technology. Since its introduction, however, the plane has been fraught with crippling malfunctions. What's to blame for the potentially fatal mishaps of this one-time dream machine of the skies,...

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Urban Living

Urban Living

In a landscape threatened by global warming and massive energy deficiencies, we look to the world of technology to provide us with inventive solutions for a better tomorrow. The answer could come in the form of renewable energies like wind and...

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Into the Future: Communications

Into the Future: Communications

Remember the phone booth, the home telephone or the pager? They may seem hopelessly antiquated now, but they were our key means of communication just a few short years ago. As technology has evolved, so have we. Today, nearly every person...

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Inhuman Kind

Inhuman Kind

Technology can often be a source of tremendous benefit in our lives. Robotic technologies, in particular, hold the promise of serving many essential functions in the home, workplace, disaster zones or on the battlefield. But these advances within the field of...

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