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Discover how and when video games were first developed using computer technology that created missile simulations to predict results of nuclear war.

Discover how and when video games were first developed using computer technology that created missile simulations to predict results of nuclear war.

Discover how video games grew from primitive 2D roots into detailed 3D worlds, with groundbreaking games like Doom leading the industry down new paths.

Discover how video games grew from primitive 2D roots into detailed 3D worlds, with groundbreaking games like Doom leading the industry down new paths.

With the advent of the Internet changing everything, learn how the rise of MMOs (massively multiplayer on-line games) added an emotional dimension to games.

With the advent of the Internet changing everything, learn how the rise of MMOs (massively multiplayer on-line games) added an emotional dimension to games.

Learn how game creators in the 1970s and 1980s were liberated to create more complex videogames, which included characters like Mario and Donkey Kong.

Learn how game creators in the 1970s and 1980s were liberated to create more complex videogames, which included characters like Mario and Donkey Kong.

Discover what's inside the machines used in everyday life. The team take a detailed look at objects including elevator, gas pump, air-hockey table, wood chipper, and dentist drill.

Discover what's inside the machines used in everyday life. The team take a detailed look at objects including elevator, gas pump, air-hockey table, wood chipper, and dentist drill.

In the mid 20th century, the 'computer' was a behemoth - a 2-tonne machine that sat in research labs and university tech centers, inaccessible to the public. But not for long. ...

In the mid 20th century, the 'computer' was a behemoth - a 2-tonne machine that sat in research labs and university tech centers, inaccessible to the public. But not for long. In the 1980s, Bill Gates and Steve Jobs broke out in a heated battle to bring the computer to the masses. The race is one to see who will run the world's personal computers-a battle in which Jobs' ego may get the best of him.

From Super Mario Karts to Lara Croft: Tomb Raider to Grand Auto Theft, video games have come a long way since their humble beginning in the early 1970s. In an industry which ...

From Super Mario Karts to Lara Croft: Tomb Raider to Grand Auto Theft, video games have come a long way since their humble beginning in the early 1970s. In an industry which is worth nearly $100 billion, what is it about video games which have been so captivating and consuming? This feature documentary explores the history of video games; from its technology origins, to the birth of the arcade games - from Pong to Pac-Man to Doom - this feature documentary chronicles the remarkable story of the fastest evolving new media of all time.

Chuck Pell experiences a forger's nightmare when his handwriting is analysed with the latest computer software. He'll visit scientists who can tell police what a victim or ...

Chuck Pell experiences a forger's nightmare when his handwriting is analysed with the latest computer software. He'll visit scientists who can tell police what a victim or suspect looks like simply by analysing their DNA.

This episode: escalator, leaf blower, tape measure, security safe, tennis ball launcher, music box.

This episode: escalator, leaf blower, tape measure, security safe, tennis ball launcher, music box.

This episode: lawn mower, pinball machine, padlock, watch, toilet, yo-yo.

This episode: lawn mower, pinball machine, padlock, watch, toilet, yo-yo.

Military planners are turning to technology to win battles of the future. Host Chuck Pell plays videos games that are shaping modern battle plans. He'll fly drones that are ...

Military planners are turning to technology to win battles of the future. Host Chuck Pell plays videos games that are shaping modern battle plans. He'll fly drones that are carrying a lot more than weapons.

Ever since the invention of the computer, man has feared 'the machine' and its ability to think. But a computer's unique computational power has also led to the development of ...

Ever since the invention of the computer, man has feared 'the machine' and its ability to think. But a computer's unique computational power has also led to the development of games that are unpredictable, intelligent and malleable. Games like SimCity and Civilization simulate entire worlds and let players experiment with cause and effect. As the 1990s dawned, global turmoil forced gamers to find solace in the world of videogames - a virtual world that offered control at a time when the real world seemed dangerously out of control. Now, videogames have become tools for learning and creative expression.

In this CNBC Original, Maria Bartiromo takes viewers Inside The Mind Of Google for a rare look at the world's most powerful technology company and its crown jewel, the Google ...

In this CNBC Original, Maria Bartiromo takes viewers Inside The Mind Of Google for a rare look at the world's most powerful technology company and its crown jewel, the Google internet search engine. This is the fascinating story of how two grad students, in barely a decade, took a one-time research project and turned it into a global technology powerhouse changing the way we interact with information, the Internet, and each other.

Featuring the DC-3. Host Mo Rocca shows us what device is keeping sharks away from swimmers; the video doorbell connected to your smartphone; the history of the DC-3 airliner; ...

Featuring the DC-3. Host Mo Rocca shows us what device is keeping sharks away from swimmers; the video doorbell connected to your smartphone; the history of the DC-3 airliner; and the coating for plastic bottles that gets the last drop.

Mother Nature - the ultimate design innovator. Host Chuck Pell sees how humpback whales are showing designers how to save millions in energy costs. In the Florida Keys ...

Mother Nature - the ultimate design innovator. Host Chuck Pell sees how humpback whales are showing designers how to save millions in energy costs. In the Florida Keys scientists are using the birds and the bees to wipe out killer mosquitos.

Interactive entertainment in 2050, with fantasy and reality meeting in unexpected ways. Virtual reality is getting a lot less virtual and a lot more real. Robots are taking ...

Interactive entertainment in 2050, with fantasy and reality meeting in unexpected ways. Virtual reality is getting a lot less virtual and a lot more real. Robots are taking the stage in the opera of the future.

A cyber-attack on Ukraine's power grid leaves thousands of people in the dark. As a military conflict involving Russia rages in the east, has the ground war led to cyberwar?

A cyber-attack on Ukraine's power grid leaves thousands of people in the dark. As a military conflict involving Russia rages in the east, has the ground war led to cyberwar?

After Ashley Madison, a hook-up site for married people, got hacked, its users weren't the only ones exposed. Turns out the cheating site may have been cheating its own customers.

After Ashley Madison, a hook-up site for married people, got hacked, its users weren't the only ones exposed. Turns out the cheating site may have been cheating its own customers.

'Zero days' are bugs in software that hackers use to break into systems. Some are valued at up to a million dollars, with both buyers and sellers shrouded in secrecy.

'Zero days' are bugs in software that hackers use to break into systems. Some are valued at up to a million dollars, with both buyers and sellers shrouded in secrecy.

Israel is one of the world's cyber super powers. So how did this tiny nation grow so strong, and who is it targeting? Episode broadcast by SBS as Israel: Cyber Power.

Israel is one of the world's cyber super powers. So how did this tiny nation grow so strong, and who is it targeting? Episode broadcast by SBS as Israel: Cyber Power.

Anonymous declares war on ISIS. But when Anonymous members share intel with the government it fractures the hacktivist collective.

Anonymous declares war on ISIS. But when Anonymous members share intel with the government it fractures the hacktivist collective.

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 ...

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.

Film director Ron Howard explores the aging process and how a group of scientists believe they have the knowledge to breakthrough how we treat the diseases of aging, and how ...

Film director Ron Howard explores the aging process and how a group of scientists believe they have the knowledge to breakthrough how we treat the diseases of aging, and how we can expand the human life span.

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 ...

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. #pissresponsibly. 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. (S.1 Ep.3) (Class. tba)

Seth Gordon's documentary The King of Kong follows the exploits of the two best Donkey Kong players in America. Billy Mitchell has held the world record for the popular video ...

Seth Gordon's documentary The King of Kong follows the exploits of the two best Donkey Kong players in America. Billy Mitchell has held the world record for the popular video game for over 20 years. The film covers his rise to prominence, and the circle of associates he keeps in the Twin Galaxies organisation, which serves as the official referee and scorekeeper of the electronic gaming world; within the organisation, Mitchell is highly revered for his prowess at a number of games. Broadcast as part of ABC's Sunday Best.

Emily Hartridge investigates why our online lives are so different from our real ones, and what affect this has on ourselves and our friends and family. She meets with victims ...

Emily Hartridge investigates why our online lives are so different from our real ones, and what affect this has on ourselves and our friends and family. She meets with victims of identity fraud and catfishing, the police, cyber-criminals and people who are Online and Lying in different and interesting ways.

After aspiring model Jennifer Box participated in a prank video called 'Drunk Girl', the backlash on social media was so severe that it resulted in a collapsed lung and a ...

After aspiring model Jennifer Box participated in a prank video called 'Drunk Girl', the backlash on social media was so severe that it resulted in a collapsed lung and a derailed career. While writing stories for strangers on a typewriter in a public park, writer Christopher Hemlin found himself the target of online abuse as a stranger's photo of him sparked countless mocking comments, which eventually escalated to threats of physical abuse. (S.1 Ep.6)

This is an exclusive look inside a world where white hat hackers search for weakness in bank computers, and ISIS hackers try to recruit suicide bombers to attack a beloved ...

This is an exclusive look inside a world where white hat hackers search for weakness in bank computers, and ISIS hackers try to recruit suicide bombers to attack a beloved tourist destination.

Drones. They're the piece of future tech that everyone's talking about. Host Chuck Pell discovers how drone technology is saving the lives of thousands in disaster sites ...

Drones. They're the piece of future tech that everyone's talking about. Host Chuck Pell discovers how drone technology is saving the lives of thousands in disaster sites around the world. The sky is the limit.

From Super Mario Karts to Lara Croft: Tomb Raider to Grand Auto Theft, video games have come a long way since their humble beginning in the early 1970s. In an industry which ...

From Super Mario Karts to Lara Croft: Tomb Raider to Grand Auto Theft, video games have come a long way since their humble beginning in the early 1970s. In an industry which is worth nearly 100 billion dollars, what is it about video games which have been so captivating and consuming? This feature documentary explores the history of video games; from its technology origins, to the birth of the arcade games - from Pong to Pac Man to Doom - this feature documentary chronicles the remarkable story of the fastest evolving new media of all time.

Mark was succeeding in his professional and personal life: a great career as an executive chef and a great girlfriend. It all changed when mark found himself in a Facebook ...

Mark was succeeding in his professional and personal life: a great career as an executive chef and a great girlfriend. It all changed when mark found himself in a Facebook fight with a woman who was insulting the practices of a restaurant she'd never been to, leading to unsavoury words being said - and cost him his job. Brianna Wu loves working in the video game industry but spoke out about the sexism that comes along with it. But her outspoken tweets received backlash in the form of over 180 death threats, causing Brianna to seek safety in random hotels. (S.1 Ep.2) (Class. tba)

Aspiring actress, Glee fan and an extra on the show, Nicole, sent out a harmless tweet about the season finale resulting in a serious spoiler alert, sullying her name in the ...

Aspiring actress, Glee fan and an extra on the show, Nicole, sent out a harmless tweet about the season finale resulting in a serious spoiler alert, sullying her name in the industry and ending her acting career before it had the chance to begin. Sierra McCurdy's misuse of emojis in a comment on a breaking news story about two officers shot in her home town resulted in some serious death threats. The harrassment and backlash got so bad her whole family went into hiding. (S.1 Ep.5)

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 ...

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. (S.1 Ep.4) (Class. tba)

This series explores the dark side of technology through first-person accounts of social media disasters. Ripped from the headlines, each episode tells the real-life stories ...

This series explores the dark side of technology through first-person accounts of social media disasters. Ripped from the headlines, each episode tells the real-life stories of people whose posts, tweets or status updates brought about the wrong kind of attention. This episode features stories from former social media activist Suey Park before her #CancelColbert hashtag turned her life around for the worse. And Londoner Leigh Van Byran's tweet to 'destroy America' via partying hard led to his detainment at an American airport by Homeland Security. (S.1 Ep.1) (Class. tba)

Intelligence agencies partner with companies to spy on US citizens, but a few brave activists are risking it all to fight this growing cyber-surveillance industrial complex.

Intelligence agencies partner with companies to spy on US citizens, but a few brave activists are risking it all to fight this growing cyber-surveillance industrial complex.

The internet has transformed everything from how we enjoy entertainment and media to how we shop, learn and make friends. But how did the Internet begin? This BAFTA ...

The internet has transformed everything from how we enjoy entertainment and media to how we shop, learn and make friends. But how did the Internet begin? This BAFTA Award-winning series, presented by Aleks Krotoski, explores this by bringing together everyone who's anyone on the web - from Microsoft's Bill Gates to Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, Wikipedia's Jimmy Wales to Amazon's Jeff Bezos, and influential online figures, Al Gore and Stephen Fry.

Join us for a fantastic Greek Cypriot feast with Elias and his family in the latest episode of What's for Dinner! Warning - there's a lot of cheese involved and a traditional ...

Join us for a fantastic Greek Cypriot feast with Elias and his family in the latest episode of What's for Dinner! Warning - there's a lot of cheese involved and a traditional dinner game at stake!

The government of Mexico buys hacking tools in its fight against cartels. Ben finds out why their spyware shows up on the phones of journalists who are exposing government ...

The government of Mexico buys hacking tools in its fight against cartels. Ben finds out why their spyware shows up on the phones of journalists who are exposing government corruption.

America builds a global killing machine using data to identify and take out suspected terrorists. Ben heads to Pakistan to see how the CIA and NSA put together the kill list.

America builds a global killing machine using data to identify and take out suspected terrorists. Ben heads to Pakistan to see how the CIA and NSA put together the kill list.

The world's most powerful government versus the internet's most influential whistle-blower site. Is America's war on Wikileaks an attack on journalism and free speech?

The world's most powerful government versus the internet's most influential whistle-blower site. Is America's war on Wikileaks an attack on journalism and free speech?

Ben Makuch shows how memes are the alt-right's most powerful weapon in America's online culture war, reshaping the political and ideological landscape. Episode broadcast by ...

Ben Makuch shows how memes are the alt-right's most powerful weapon in America's online culture war, reshaping the political and ideological landscape. Episode broadcast by SBS on February 2, 2018, as Alt-Right: The Great Meme War.

NATO troops amass along Russia's borders as US officials grapple with Vladimir Putin's election meddling. How will a battle that started in cyberspace play out on the ground?

NATO troops amass along Russia's borders as US officials grapple with Vladimir Putin's election meddling. How will a battle that started in cyberspace play out on the ground?

Five million new gadgets are connected to the internet daily. Each one on your network is a potential doorway for hackers. This program finds out if the smart devices are ...

Five million new gadgets are connected to the internet daily. Each one on your network is a potential doorway for hackers. This program finds out if the smart devices are worth the risk.

From Islamabad to Mexico City, host Ben Makuch travels the globe to explore the world's cyber battlegrounds, investigating the cutting-edge weapons being used, and the people ...

From Islamabad to Mexico City, host Ben Makuch travels the globe to explore the world's cyber battlegrounds, investigating the cutting-edge weapons being used, and the people on both sides of the conflicts. Russia hacked the 2016 Democratic National Convention to try to influence the US election. Ben travels from DC to Moscow to track down the hackers who actually pulled it off.

Presenter, fashion technologist and passionate coder Chloe Watts visits some of the UK's most creative coders to demonstrate how exciting coding is, the job opportunities ...

Presenter, fashion technologist and passionate coder Chloe Watts visits some of the UK's most creative coders to demonstrate how exciting coding is, the job opportunities coding skills can lead to, and how necessary coding is for our future.

Jamie Bartlett uncovers the reality behind Silicon Valley's glittering promise to build a better world. The tech gods believe progress is powered by technology tearing up the ...

Jamie Bartlett uncovers the reality behind Silicon Valley's glittering promise to build a better world. The tech gods believe progress is powered by technology tearing up the world as it is - a process they call disruption.

When Mark Zuckerberg launched Facebook from his Harvard dorm room in 2004, no one could have imagined the effect it would have on almost every aspect of human society.

When Mark Zuckerberg launched Facebook from his Harvard dorm room in 2004, no one could have imagined the effect it would have on almost every aspect of human society.

End the year with Christmas flavours from all over the world with this collection featuring recipes and ideas to celebrate a memorable festive season.
Teach your students all about digging, planting and harvesting, vegetables, flowers, herbs. Then find out all about what lives in the garden, featuring episodes of Create, Dirtgirlworld and more.
Digital literacy is an essential part of an education and many students are learning to program much like their parents learned to write. Check out what children are coding as they prepare for their digital world.
With the rise of new technologies ever wondered how they work or what impact they have on individuals? Find all about the rise of technologies through this great playlist.
Use this playlist to help students to understand how digital devices work around them. Discover the latest emerging technologies and the affect on individuals from the rise of the digital world. (ACTDIK023,ACTDIK024,VCDSTS043,VCDSTS044)
Space inspires our greatest scientific and creative minds. Take to the stars with NASA, or hop aboard Millennium Falcon in the best of space fact and fiction. (ACSSU188,ACSSU189,VCSSU127,VCSSU128,VCSSU129)
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