Technology - 6

The Smart State

The Smart State

2015, Technology

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...

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Zero Days

Zero Days

2015, Technology

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....

8.46
The Human Robot

The Human Robot

2015, Technology

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...

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Broken Dreams: The Boeing 787

Broken Dreams: The Boeing 787

2014, Technology

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...

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Inhuman Kind

Inhuman Kind

2015, Technology

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...

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The Age of Hubble

The Age of Hubble

2014, Technology

What we know about ourselves as humans in time and space, the origins of our planet, and the origins of what may or may not turn out to be habitable solar systems forming here and now is largely based on information gathered by a fleet of highly...

9.04
A Brief History of Graphics

A Brief History of Graphics

2014, Technology

It all started with a little game called Pong. The world's first massively successful video game was scarcely more than a redundant ping pong match; a small dot struck back and forth across a monochrome screen. Its graphics were rudimentary at best,...

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The Digital Love Industry

The Digital Love Industry

2014, Technology

Technology has altered the way we experience the world and each other, but at what cost? Case in point: the notion of sex in the realm of virtual reality. This emerging field serves as the tantalizing subject for a new documentary titled The Digital...

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The Camera that Changed the World

The Camera that Changed the World

2011, Technology

Prior to 1960, cameras capable of capturing the moving image were cumbersome and clunky, devoid of the ability to capture anything more than staged drama in a studio. As the 1950's wound down, filmmakers in the U.S. and France had a burning desire to...

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Inside the Dark Web

Inside the Dark Web

2014, Technology

Inside the Dark Web turns to the topic of internet surveillance concerning the pros and cons of the ability for everything that passes over the immense World Wide Web being able to be watched, recorded, and analyzed. The first aspect of the...

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Digital Amnesia

Digital Amnesia

2014, Technology

Focusing on the vulnerability of digital data, Digital Amnesia ponders the sustainability of modern artifacts that have no material state. Notable archivists share their perspectives on the Digital Age and whether it poses great promise or threat to...

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Still Life

Still Life

2014, Technology

In this documentary we are taken to Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, an area plagued by violent crimes and a staggering murder rate. Until 2009 it held the top spot as the most dangerous city in the world. As a result of the crime rate the area has also seen a...

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