Category Archives: documentary

The World in 2050

By mid-century there will likely be 9 billion people on the planet, consuming ever more resources and leading ever more technologically complex lives. What will our cities be like? How will we eat in the future of Earth? Will global … Continue reading

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The birth and the fall of the arcade industry

Wide eyes staring at a CRT screen, tons of quarters inserted into video game machine slots and tens of thousands of buttons pushed. The way it was back in the early ’80s. [22:44] Video link.

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Firefighter wormhole

Firefighter training can be intense. It’s not for everyone. Enter the worm tube and see if you have what it takes. This is an excerpt from “A Firefighter’s Journey,” a documentary film about the fire academy experience. It’s as close … Continue reading

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PBS Previews: The Vietnam War

Find out about the creation of the upcoming series from Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, coming to PBS this fall – Sunday, September 17, 2017. #VietnamWarPBS [25:22] Video link.

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Facebook: Cracking the Code

Facebook is an enormously powerful corporation, harnessing both the self-disclosed and gleaned personal data of almost 2 billion people. Its user-base is larger than the population of any country. The company is all pervasive online, tracking and profiling users and … Continue reading

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A detailed tour of the ISS

American astronaut Steven Swanson takes us on a most detailed tour of the International Space Station. [50:31] Video link.

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Zero Hour: Disaster at Chernobyl

The explosion at Chernobyl was ten times worse than that at Hiroshima and was due to a combination of human error and imperfect technology. Using a real-time split-screen format reminiscent of the hit series, 24, this programme examines the 60 … Continue reading

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Tesla Motors

Elon Musk is the next visionary to revolutionize our world. This is the story of his electric cars and a bit of what else he’s dabbling in. [50:05] Video link.

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Survival Technology – Modern Marvels

All the harsh climates that nature has provided over the centuries inspires humans to cope by preparing themselves the best way they know how. [43:03] Video link.

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The Cars of Cuba

A couple of Aussie guys are in Havana to explore the culture, meet the locals, visit some mechanics and drive some cars! [31:30] Video link.

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Inside the International Space Station

Steven Swanson gives us one of the most detailed tours of the ISS. [50:31] Video link.

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The Great Robot Race

NOVA episode from 2015 follows teams of scientists who are trying to race off-road vehicles autonomously. [52:22] – 360p Video link.

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What happened to America Online?

The story of AOL from birth to collapse, by way of the Apple Link and endless free disks and CDs. Join me in LGR Tech Tales, looking at stories of technological inspiration, failure, and everything in-between. [21:04] Video link.

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What happened to AOL?

The story of AOL from birth to collapse, by way of the Apple Link and endless free disks and CDs. [21:04] Video link.

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Kevin Mitnick – I Am Rebel

Kevin Mitnick, the nation’s first dark-side hacker, who used his “social engineering” skills to send the FBI on a cat-and-mouse chase and eventually became the government’s greatest tool in understanding computer security. The legendary Lewis De Payne is also featured … Continue reading

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Cosmic Journeys – Hubble: Universe in Motion

Since its launch 25 Years ago, the Hubble Telescope has returned images of unprecedented beauty of a dynamic and changing universe. In this episode of Cosmic Journeys, Hubble’s most iconic images are bought to life to answer some of the … Continue reading

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