The future is wonderful; the future is terrifying. We should know - we live there. Whether it's on the ground or on the web, this program is travelling the world to uncover the stories that will define what's coming next. New technologies, cultures, and discoveries are constantly reshaping this old planet of ours, and it's happening faster than ever before. Physics rules everything around us, but we still can't explain everything. That might mean we need to throw out everything we know.
Astronaut Chris Hadfield has been called "the internet's favourite astronaut." He tweets, snaps stunning photos and connects with folks back home as he hurtles around the earth at 28,000km/h aboard the International Space Station.
At 19, Cameron's interest in social media and shock value led him to a craze known as the Piss Olympics. What started out as a prank nearly landed Cameron in prison and forever marred his presence on social media. In the aftermath of a devastating breakup, Allyson Pereira obliged to her ex-boyfriend's request for a topless photo - only to have her image sent to all her friends and the entire school.
Annemarie's ex-boyfriend began posting naked photos of her online - ones she didn't consent to taking. Shared across porn sites, she was stalked, ridiculed and humiliated at work, eventually taking matters into her own hands. Hoping to promote her makeup business, Ashley posted before and after shots of her face on Instagram, and the internet went wild - with harsh criticism. Breaking down her confidence, Ashley's self-esteem hit an extreme low.
The inside story of one of the most important and riveting digital crime sagas of the century: the arrest of Ross William Ulbricht, the convicted 30-year-old entrepreneur accused to be 'Dread Pirate Roberts', creator and operator of online black market Silk Road. This documentary explores how the brightest minds and thought leaders behind the Deep Web are now caught in the crosshairs of the battle for control of a future inextricably linked to technology.
We explore how artificial intelligence will change your job as new research shows how much of what you do could be done by robots. From truckies to lawyers and doctors, we bring affected workers face-to-face with AI experts.
Tapping into the geopolitics of hacking and surveillance, Ben Makuch travels the world to meet with hackers, government officials, and dissidents to investigate the ecosystem of cyberwarfare. From the Sony hack to the Syrian Electronic Army, it's happening all around us. Cyberwar hosted by Ben Makuch will investigate the most significant computer security issues of our time.
Video games have gone from being something kids play to big business. This program explores the rapid rise of Halfbrick Studios, developers of the smash hit mobile game Fruit Ninja, from creative dreamers to gaming superpower.
With 66 billion euros in revenue by the end of 2014, Google is the richest search engine company in the world and has become ubiquitous to the point of being used as a verb. By being ever present in our lives, Google has got to know a lot about us. But how much do we really know about Google? How did the big teenager become a giant octopus, a data swallower who took the opportunity to sneak itself into so many practical and free services that have become a vital part of our lives? Search engine dominance, data privacy violations, tax avoidance, stressed out employees: gain an exclusive insight into the dark side of Google.