Technology - 6

Surviving a Car Crash

Surviving a Car Crash

Horizon meets the scientists working to make fatal car crashes a thing of the past. A remarkable fusion of mechanical engineering and biology promises to save countless lives across the world. The programme has exclusive access to the secretive world of the most...

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Networked Society: On the Brink

Networked Society: On the Brink

On The Brink discusses the past, present and future of connectivity with a mix of people including David Rowan, chief editor of Wired UK; Caterina Fake, founder of Flickr; and Eric Wahlforss, the co-founder of Soundcloud. Each of the interviewees discusses the emerging...

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Fusioneer

Fusioneer

For three years Dr Jonathan Howard has dedicated himself to finding a solution to our energy crisis. In the spare room of his South London flat he's constructed a fusion reactor from bits of recycled scrap, and parts bought from ebay. Scientists say...

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Project Code Rush

Project Code Rush

The year is early 1998, at the height of dot-com era, and a small team of Netscape code writers frantically works to reconstruct the company's Internet browser. In doing so they will rewrite the rules of software development by giving away the recipe...

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In the Realm of the Hackers

In the Realm of the Hackers

In The Realm of the Hackers is an Australian documentary directed by Kevin Anderson about the prominent hacker community, centered in Melbourne, Australia in the late 80's to early 1990. The storyline is centered around the Australian teenagers going by the hacker names...

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Tetris: From Russia with Love

Tetris: From Russia with Love

This is the story behind the fiendishly addictive game, a tale of high stakes, intimidation and legal feuds set against the backdrop of Cold War tensions between East and West. This documentary takes us back to the origins of the game in Russia as systems at the Moscow Computing School were...

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Future Intelligence

Future Intelligence

Catch a first-time glimpse at smart technology that will put android helpers in the home, network commuters and entire cities to the Web, and bring us entertainment systems that can virtually make dreams come true. Advances in artificial intelligence are creating machines with near human-like...

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Smartest Machine on Earth

Smartest Machine on Earth

An example of geeky-brainiac cross-promotion, Smartest Machine on Earth provides the background to next week's Jeopardy showdown between Ken Jennings, whose face Alex Trebek got good and sick of in 2004; Brad Rutter, the winner of the most money in the show's history; and Watson, an IBM...

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