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Showing posts with label Technology. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Technology. Show all posts

Jul 27, 2019

Playing Hard (2018)


A look behind the scenes of what it takes to make a blockbusting game called For Honour. The game depicts an epic tale of war between Vikings and the samurai.

Game Changers: Inside the Video Game Wars (2019)


This is the untold story of the personal battles that gave rise to the multi-billion dollar video game industry. Brought to life by Academy Award® winning director Daniel Junge, this documentary is a tale of brilliant innovations, colossal failures, and ego-driven rivalries on a massive scale. It is a 50-year-long, multi-generation epic featuring corporate coups, industrial espionage and the promise of unimaginable riches being just one cartridge away. Told in chronological order and featuring the sons of the brilliant inventor of the first video game console, Ralph Baer, the co-founder of Atari, Nolan Bushnell, and many more experts in the gaming industry, this documentary highlights the programmers, engineers, management and business practices they followed to compete against each other and become the gaming tycoons we know today.

The Great Hack (2019)


The Cambridge Analytica scandal is examined through the roles of several affected persons. Data, arguably the world's most valuable asset, is being weaponized to wage cultural and political wars. The dark world of data exploitation is uncovered through the unpredictable personal journeys of players on different sides of the explosive Cambridge Analytica/Facebook data story.

Jul 26, 2019

Do You Trust This Computer? (2018)


Science fiction has long anticipated the rise of machine intelligence. Today, a new generation of self-learning computers has begun to reshape every aspect of our lives. Incomprehensible amounts of data are being created, interpreted, and fed back to us in a tsunami of apps, personal assistants, smart devices, and targeted advertisements. Virtually every industry on earth is experiencing this transformation, from job automation, to medical diagnostics, even military operations. Do You Trust This Computer? explores the promises and perils of our new era. Will A.I. usher in an age of unprecedented potential, or prove to be our final invention?

Jul 23, 2019

Thank You for Playing (2015)



When Ryan Green, a video game programmer, learns that his young son Joel is terminally, he and his wife begin documenting their emotional journey in the form of an unusually beautiful video game. THANK YOU FOR PLAYING follows Ryan and his family over two years through the creation of "That Dragon, Cancer" as it evolves from a cathartic exercise into a critically acclaimed work of art that sets the gaming industry abuzz. Lauded as "unimaginably intimate" by The New Yorker and "profoundly moving" by Indiewire, THANK YOU FOR PLAYING is a testament to the resilience of the human spirit and the ability of art and technology to document profound experiences in the modern age.

TPB AFK: The Pirate Bay Away from Keyboard (2013)



TPB AFK: The Pirate Bay Away From Keyboard is a documentary film released on 8 February 2013, directed by Simon Klose, based on the lives of the three founders of The Pirate Bay: Peter Sunde, Fredrik Neij and Gottfrid Svartholm. Filming began in Summer 2008, and concluded on 25 February 2012.

Jul 20, 2019

CodeGirl (2015)



Join high school aged girls from around the world as they try to better their community through technology and collaboration in this thrilling, heartfelt documentary. By 2017, the app market will be valued at $77 Billion. Over 80% of these developers are male. The Technovation Challenge aims to change that by empowering girls worldwide to develop apps for an international competition. From rural Moldova to urban Brazil to suburban Massachusetts, CODEGIRL follows teams who dream of holding their own in the world's fastest-growing industry. The winning team gets $10K to complete and release their app, but every girl discovers something valuable along the way.

Jul 19, 2019

The Surrounding Game (2018)



Go is the oldest game still played in its original form. In east Asia, it is hailed as one of mankind's greatest cultural achievements and considered both ancient art and national sport. At the very top, an elite cadre of professional Go players battles for dominance, broadcast to millions of fans - and remaining virtually unknown to the West. Now, for the first time, a small but determined band of American players enters the fray, launching their own professional system and struggling desperately to bring Go into the mainstream. Everything depends on the genius of the young competitors as they explore the endless complexities of the game. In the end, 'The Surrounding Game' is a story of obsession: a search for meaning beneath the patterns.

The Cleaners (2018)



When you post something on the web, can you be sure it stays there? Enter a hidden shadow industry of digital cleaning where the Internet rids itself of what it doesn't like... violence, pornography and... political content. Who is controlling what we see and what we think?

Jun 27, 2019

Stay Awesome, China! (2019)



To really understand China, you have to get to know its people. Winston "SerpentZA" Sterzel travels across China's first tier cities - Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Shenzhen - meeting the cities' most fascinating people, including a racy nude photographer, a mosquito breeding scientist and a DIY maker challenging gender and tech stereotypes.

Jun 26, 2019

The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley (2019)



With a magical new invention that promised to revolutionize blood testing, Elizabeth Holmes became the world's youngest self-made billionaire, heralded as the next Steve Jobs. Then, overnight, her $10-billion-dollar company dissolved. The rise and fall of Theranos is a window into the psychology of fraud.

More Human Than Human (2018)



More Human Than Human explores the promises and the complex role of Artificial Intelligence in today's world and the consequences of those promises becoming reality. In this feature length documentary the filmmaker attempts to build an intelligent robot to see if it can replace him as the film director. Will our creation, infinitely smarter, interconnected and possibly self-aware, render humanity obsolete?

Jun 24, 2019

Apollo 11 (2019)



A look at the Apollo 11 mission to land on the moon led by commander Neil Armstrong and pilots Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins. Featuring never-before-seen large-format film footage of one of humanity's greatest accomplishments.

Jun 23, 2019

The Truth About Killer Robots (2018)



Covering the topic of human deaths caused by robots from self-drive cars to police bomb droids, documentarian Maxim Pozdorovkin raises provoking questions about the legal accountability of robots existing in a human world. Featuring interviews with philosophers, engineers, journalists, and the science fiction writer Isaac Asimov who touched on the topic as early as 1942, the topic is widely debated whilst a robotic voice narrates. Cinematography by Joe Bender.


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