Tag Archives: Documentary

Science fiction has long anticipated the rise of machine intelligence. Today, a new generation of self-learning computers has begun to reshape every aspect of our lives. Incomprehensible amounts of data are being created, interpreted, and fed back to us in a tsunami of apps, personal assistants, smart devices, and targeted advertisements. Virtually every industry on earth is experiencing this transformation, from job automation, to medical diagnostics, even military operations.
Do You Trust This Computer? explores the promises and perils of our new era. Will A.I. usher in an age of unprecedented potential, or prove to be our final invention?

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A new breed of intellectual property

This is the third episode of Wired’s Future Cities strand. They explore how attitudes in Shenzhen about patents and intellectual property differ to those in the West

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Shenzhen: The Hardware Silicon Valley

The first documentary of Wired’s Future Cities takes us inside the bustling Chinese city of Shenzhen!

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All The Ways To Hack Your Phone

This is the last episode of this very interesting “hacking” documentary of Motherboard. For the video description: “Over the course of our “Phreaked Out” series, we’ve seen how devices such as urban control systems, moving vehicles, and smartphones are not impervious to hacks when connected to a network—cellular or wi-fi. In our third and final episode,we check out a slate of real-time phone hacks to tackle the question of mobile phone security”

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Megafactories: Boeing 747-8

For years Boeing was on of the top commercially oriented plane manufacturing company in the world. The most iconic model of the brand is the 747 and for more than 40 years was the indisputably queen of the air! But recently the crown was lost by the most high tech design out there, the Airbus A380. In this National Geographic documentary (from the Megafactories series) Boeing is trying to decrease the gab and take its crown back with the 747-8

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DEFCON 20 Documentary: Hacking at its best

DEF CON is the world’s largest hacking conference, held in Las Vegas, Nevada. In 2012 it was held for the 20th time. The conference has strict no-filming policies, but for DEF CON 20, a documentary crew was allowed full access to the event. The film follows the four days of the conference, the events and people (attendees and staff), and covers history and philosophy behind DEF CON’s success and unique experience

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Project Kronos

I love science fiction but for this one I will start with this sentence: It is a little bit spooky but maybe it will be a reality in the near future! I don’t know if this is a good future or the beginning of humanity transformation into cyborgs! Project Kronos is a short film documentary, following a mission to achieve interstellar space travel. As the mission unfolds with extraordinary results, the scientists find themselves dealing with a much bigger agenda. Its written and Directed by Hasraf Dulull and it is technology Sponsored by Adobe

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The Makers of Things

Anne Hollowday is a Director and Producer based in London. She works on a range of commercial and independent film projects, specialising in documentary. And for sure she produces amazing videos! Is the Maker of The Makers of Things short film series and here is a spanshop of what she is saying: “The Makers of Things is her first short collection.”The Makers of Things documents the work and workshops of the Society for Model and Experimental Engineers, a sprawling organisation with members all over the world. Their common tools and methods mask a huge array of interests and skills, from experimental tinkerers to woodworkers and librarians, all brought together under the roof of their South London headquarters”. I really love the video above, titled as The Problem Solver and the The Woodworker as well

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