Connected brains will lead to powerful synthetic telepathy technologies making it possible to not only to read other person's thoughts, but also manipulate them. But where what are the potential benefits and pitfalls of these new technologies?
- The Face of Anonymous
- Forging the Future (series)
- Cryptopia: Bitcoin, Blockchains and the Future of the Internet
The Face of Anonymous
In the late Spring 2020—in the midst of coronavirus pandemic, Black Lives Matter, and U.S. presidential nomination coverage—mainstream media outlets reported that the anarchic “hacktivist” network Anonymous was back after several years of relative quiet. “We will be exposing your many crimes to the world,” a masked messenger told the Minneapolis police department in a clip that went viral, captivating millions...
Forging the Future (series)
Filmed across North America, Europe, and Australia, and mastered in 4K, this six-part series focuses on the most exciting disciplines in popular science today.
Each episode features a deep dive into: Artificial Intelligence, Achieving Immortality, Living Off the Earth, Genetic Engineering, Cyborg Technology, and creating a Disease-Free World with the Human Microbiome.
By showing how the most cutting-edge technologies...
Cryptopia: Bitcoin, Blockchains and the Future of the Internet
In the same way that the first applications of computer technology can now look primitive and undeveloped, the same will likely be said about blockchain and the current focus on cryptocurrencies. The potential is so vast and expansive that it is difficult to fathom, while also being widely misunderstood.
Put simply, blockchains are shared ledgers that don’t require any trusted...
Pioneers of a new kind of Polling that combine the breadth of data found on social media with the power of artificial intelligence, claim to accurately predict voter behaviour. Does this give politicians the intel they need to respond to voters needs, or will this data be misused to mislead us - by our own governments, or our adversaries?
We follow a Native / Non Native couple in Montana, USA ahead of their wedding, see the challenges their interracial family face, and through their struggles we witness an on-going cycle of oppression, exploring how gender and identity issues affect different generations in Montana.
Millions worldwide are physically dependent on commonly prescribed psychiatric drugs. Pharmaceutical companies have hidden their dangerous side effects, addictive nature and long-term harm. This is the story of the disastrous consequences that occur when profit-driven medicine intersects with human beings in distress.
What happens when men are taught to disconnect from their feelings in the name of being strong and independent? From the therapy room to the political battlefield, this provocative film offers a clear insight into why we must look beyond traditional definitions of men and masculinity.
A vibrant portrait of photographer Martha Cooper, who in 70s New York, captured the first images of graffiti. Decades later, Martha realises she's become an icon of the street art world. Her joyous photography having inspired the spread of graffiti around the globe, she reenters the subculture.
With the world fighting a deadly pandemic, another heartbreaking public health crisis is raging in North America. A new synthetic drug - Fentanyl - is 100 times stronger than heroin, and is killing more than gun crime, homicide and car accidents combined.
Sextortion syndicates target victims globally through social media. Illegal endangered animal trades thrive on Facebook. Digital black markets operate anonymously using software designed for press privacy and freedom to sell drugs. Secret child pornography rings run rampant in closed groups and private chats.
No longer confined to your computer or your phone, the Internet is now in garbage cans, refrigerators, and the infrastructure of our cities. The future will either be a surveillance nightmare or an eco-utopia, the outcome determined by startups in Silicon Valley and Shenzhen.