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Fusioneer. Networked Society: On the Brink.


Futuristic Sci-fact Videos. Future in 2050. Life In The Future Year 6000 and Beyond. Visions Of The Future - Part 1 of 5. Sci-Fi Movie Spaceships. Technology. The Dark Secret Of Hendrik Schön. Imagine a world where disease could be eradicated by an injection of tiny robots the size of molecules.

The Dark Secret Of Hendrik Schön

That is the hope offered by nanotechnology – the science of microscopically small machines. But others fear nanotechnology could lead to a non-biological cancer – where swarms of tiny nanobots come together and literally devour human flesh. Sounds like science fiction? It certainly did until a brilliant young scientist called Hendrik Schön seemed to bring it a step closer. Schön’s great breakthrough was to make a computer transistor out of a single organic molecule. Crucially, Schön’s transistor was organic. Scientists speculated about how these tiny machines could be used to target diseases with astonishing precision. What happened next would destroy reputations and shatter lives – because there was more to Hendrik Schön’s discovery than anyone knew.

World Island Wonder. Dubai’s desert landscape is transforming itself into the tourist capital of Earth, and the location of the most audacious reclaimed land project to date. From the depths of the Arabian Gulf, 300 new islands are appearing above the waves to form the world map. It’s so large it can be seen from space and so challenging to build that it threatens to push the construction team to the limit. Go on a rollercoaster journey through the story of The World Islands and see how an extraordinary dream is being transformed into an amazing reality.

After the construction of three decorative artificial islands, how will Dubai up the ante even further? Well, an archipelago dubbed The World will replicate the world atlas and will include some 300 islands that will be primarily built using sand dredged from the sea bottom. The total development cost is going to be close to $14 billion.

Technocalyps. Are we prepared for dealing with the prospect that humanity is not the end of evolution?


Technocalyps is an intriguing three-part documentary on the notion of trans-humanism by Belgian visual artist and filmmaker Frank Theys. The latest findings in genetics, robotics, artificial intelligence, bionics and nanotechnology appear in the media every day, but with no analysis of their common aim: that of exceeding human limitations.

Future visions

The Code. The Code presents the first decade of Linux from 1991 to 2001. Besides Torvalds, it includes many of his closest allies in development process, that is nowadays seen as the greatest success story of the Internet culture. Eventually, Linux becomes a viable business solution within the computer industry. Media loves the story of ‘a single hacker against the forces of darkness’. ‘Linux’ becomes a catch phrase. Torvalds turns into an international media star. But even after all this attention Linus Torvalds remains, as a person, an enigma. Get Lamp: The Text Adventure Documentary. In the early years of the microcomputer, a special kind of game was being played.

With limited sound, simple graphics, and tiny amounts of computing power, the first games on home computers would hardly raise an eyebrow in the modern era of photorealism and surround sound. In a world of Quake, Half-Life and Halo, it is expected that a successful game must be loud, fast, and full of blazing life-like action. But in the early 1980s, an entire industry rose over the telling of tales, the solving of intricate puzzles and the art of writing. Like living books, these games described fantastic worlds to their readers, and then invited them to live within them.

They were called computer adventure games, and they used the most powerful graphics processor in the world: the human mind. Rising from side projects at universities and engineering companies, adventure games would describe a place, and then ask what to do next. They were filled with suspense, humor and sadness. The Virtual Revolution. Fusioneer. Freedom Downtime: The Story of Kevin Mitnick. Human brain: fuse with computer chips biodigital brain.

DP/30: Revenge of the Electric Car, documentarian Chris Paine. Future in 2050. Life In The Future Year 6000 and Beyond. The Betrayal by Technology: A Portrait of Jacques Ellul. Web 3.0. A short story about the Semantic Web.

Web 3.0

Some Internet experts believe the next generation of the Web - Web 3.0 - will make tasks like your search for movies and food faster and easier. Instead of multiple searches, you might type a complex sentence or two in your Web 3.0 browser, and the Web will do the rest. For example, you could type "I want to see a funny movie and then eat at a good Mexican restaurant. What are my options? " The Web 3.0 browser will analyze your response, search the Internet for all possible answers, and then organize the results for you.­ That's not all. Eventually you might be able to ask your browser open questions like "where should I go for lunch? " Project Code Rush. Hackers: Outlaws and Angels. Can You Hack It? – Hackers Wanted.

Hackers Wanted is an unreleased American documentary film.

Can You Hack It? – Hackers Wanted

Directed and written by Sam Bozzo, the film explores the origins and nature of hackers and hacking by following the adventures of Adrian Lamo, and contrasting his story with that of controversial figures throughout history. The film is narrated by Kevin Spacey. Originally named Can You Hack It? , the film failed to get a conventional release, according to Lamo, because of conflicts between its producer and others on the team.

In the Realm of the Hackers. In The Realm of the Hackers is an Australian documentary directed by Kevin Anderson about the prominent hacker community, centered in Melbourne, Australia in the late 80's to early 1990.

In the Realm of the Hackers

The storyline is centered around the Australian teenagers going by the hacker names Electron and Phoenix, who were members of an elite computer hacking group called The Realm and hacked into some of the most secure computer networks in the world, including those of the US Naval Research Laboratory, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, a government lab charged with the security of the US nuclear stockpile, and NASA. So fast and widespread was the attack, no-one could work out how it had happened - until one of the hackers called The New York Times to brag. Ten years after their arrest, this dramatized documentary uncovers not only how they did it but why. Nano: The Next Dimension. In It’s Image.