The Mind Sports Olympiad (MSO) is a tournament that showcases the largely ignored world of mental sports. The eight day event, combines fifty disciplines from Chess, Poker and Backgammon, to family favourites like Scrabble and Monopoly, and lesser- known gems like ‘Entropy’, and ‘Catan’.
Can blockchain technology be used to create a new, fairer, decentralised and uncensored web3.0 where we can control our data and protect our online identities? Or will the potential be squandered as mega corporations once again compete for dominance in this new field.
We travel the world to see how the devastation wrought by droughts, wildfires, floods and catastrophic rains - all the direct results of climate change - are a political problem, and require political solutions. From the outback of Australia, to the Pakistani Himalayas and Brazilian Amazon, this series takes us to the front line of the approaching disaster.
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?
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.
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?
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.
Forging the Future explores 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.
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.