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Attack of the Drones: Is war becoming a video game?
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Attack of the Drones: Is War Becoming a Video Game?

Attack of the Drones is a look into the growing role that drones play in peacekeeping and military endeavours. It opens with the interior of an air force data centre and its multitudes of screens, some depicting the data being fed to the servicemen and women by a drone’s camera. One drone operator is undergoing […]
Bill Gates: How a Geek Changed the World
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Bill Gates: How a Geek Changed the World

BBC presenter Fiona Bruce follows Bill Gates as he ends his full-time employment at Microsoft, the software giant he co-founded Paul Allen. Although his firm has revolutionised the world, Gates has been known for his controversial and ruthless business practises that have led to Microsoft being sued by US government. However, there is a softer, […]
Code Rush
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Code Rush

Documentary following the engineers of web-browser developer Netscape during year 2000 as they rush to write the code for the Mozilla open-source project and save their company from ruin. Year: 2000
Engineering Giants
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Engineering Giants

Witness the disassemblement of the world’s largest machines into their component parts to reveal their inner secrets. Learn how the jumbo jet, the gas rig, and the ferry have changed our world. Year: 2013
How Steve Jobs Changed the World
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How Steve Jobs Changed the World

An examination of the career and contributions of the late Steve Jobs. A co-founder of Apple Inc., he revolutionised the world of computing, mobile phones and music. How Steve Jobs Changed the World chronicles Jobs’ role in promoting personal computing to the masses and how he profoundly influenced the way we listen to music, watch […]
Mark Zuckerberg: Inside Facebook
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Mark Zuckerberg: Inside Facebook

A profile of Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who has built it into a multi-billion dollar company with over 800 million users in only seven years. BBC’s Emily Maitlis visits Facebook’s headquarters to interview Zuckerberg and other senior employees. She explores how the website came about, from its origins in Harvard to having tremendous […]
Phreaked Out
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Phreaked Out

Meet today’s most talented white-hat hackers and security experts to gain an understanding of the methods used to hack into commonly used devices. Year: 2014
Rise of the Drones
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Rise of the Drones

Drones – unmanned flying robots – range from sizes as large as jumbo jets to as small as birds. Much of the technology that enables these robots to fly, detect and kill has remained a secret. Now, with rare access to drone engineers and controllers working for the US military, we learn about the technologies […]
The Internet’s Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz
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The Internet’s Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz

The Internet’s Own Boy chronicles the life and work of internet activist and programming prodigy Aaron Swartz. Swartz was involved in pioneering web development projects from an early age. However, his social and political activism and his aggressive stance on free access to information put him in trouble with the US government. It resulted in […]
The Machine That Made Us
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The Machine That Made Us

Stephen Fry examines the story Johann Gutenberg, the inventor of the printing press, finding out why and how he did it. Year: 2008