Videos about Technology & Design
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Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Online Harassment
Online harassment is a major problem, but it's rarely prosecuted. If only we'd been warned about this in the early days of the internet.
Big Brother, eh?
This week we break Bill C-51, down Klanada's sinister new law, that would give the Canucks increased spying powers over its population. On the break, long standing hip-hop act...
Rebel Architecture (2014)
A six-part documentary series from Al Jazeera profiling architects who are using design as a form of activism and resistance to tackle the world's urban, environmental and...
Do You Worry that Screen-Based Electronics Are Rewiring Your Brain?
Perhaps you should; because they certainly are. But will the changes mean generations plagued with attention disorders and poor social skills or will it boost...
Wayward Nation: The New American Dream Is Hacked
The team hits Madison, WI and meets Chris Meyer, creator of Hackerspace Sector 67. It's a co-working community of inventors, tinkerers, hackers...nerds. They embrace the guys...
CITIZENFOUR (2014)
CITIZENFOUR is a real life thriller, unfolding by the minute, giving audiences unprecedented access to filmmaker Laura Poitras and journalist Glenn Greenwald’s encounters with...
Human Universe: From Apeman To Spaceman
Beginning in Ethiopia, Professor Brian Cox discovers how the universe played a key role in our ascent from apeman to spaceman by driving the expansion of our brains. But big...
This Machine Kills Secrets
WHAT IS THE MACHINE THAT KILLS SECRETS? WikiLeaks brought to light a new form of whistle-blowing, using powerful cryptographic code to hide leakers' identities while they spill...
Neil Turok - The Universe Within
"My goal is to get people thinking and trying to wrap their heads around the amazing things that have been achieved and to dream about what will be achieved."
Al Gore Finds Hope in Local Climate Action - Keynote Speech at UNDP Equator Prize 2014
Al Gore delivers a rousing closing address at the United Nations Development Programme’s Equator Prize 2014 on Monday September 22 in New York. Speaking candidly and from the...
Can We Auto-Correct Humanity?
Why I Refuse to Let Technology Control Me. By Prince Ea Download This Spoken Word Now: https://princeea.bandcamp.com/track/c...
Rap News 28: The Singularity
Today we travel into the pure world of sci-fi to investigate the much vaunted, mysterious potential future event known as 'The Singularity'. What will a machine consciousness...
Humans Need Not Apply
Will robots take most of our jobs in the next several years? The film depicts the changes in the economy, technology and human labour. With trends in automation and the rise...
Visionary Art
A Visionary Art Interactive experience featuring 36 world famous visionary artists. Download the app. This project has been initiated to empower a new culture that broadens our...
Hackers Are The Internet's Immune System
The beauty of hackers, says cybersecurity expert Keren Elazari, is that they force us to evolve and improve. Yes, some hackers are bad guys, but many are working to fight...
The Singapore Vertical-Farms That Herald An Agricultural Revolution
In Singapore, the challenge of feeding a growing population is pushing the concept of urban farming to new heights. A super-efficient vertical farming system is producing...
Christie Walk: A Piece Of Ecocity (2011)
A Piece of Ecocity is an inspiring 2-part film about one of the only inner-city eco-housing projects in the world. It is a great example of what could be possible...
Reset The Net
Fight for our Future has launched a "Reset The Net Campaign" for June 5th, 2014.
Solar Roads:  The Future of the Highway & the Next Energy Revolution
What if roads and parking lots were solar, fueling enough energy from the sun to power nearby communities as well as electric vehicles? Scott and Julie Brusaw, the...
Sen. Al Franken: Comcast-Time Warner merger "would be bad for consumers"
Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., sits on the Senate Judiciary Committee that will hold hearings on the proposed merger by Comcast and Time Warner Cable. Franken discusses the problems...
Bill Moyers Essay: What Happened to Obama's Promised Net Neutrality? (2014)
Candidate Obama said the Internet would remain open and free, but that's before he appointed a former cable and wireless top gun to run the FCC.
Bringing It Home: a Documentary about Industrial Hemp (trailer)
Hemp is a misunderstood plant with compelling benefits for healthy homes, food, farmers, job creation and our environment. Industrial hemp is non-psychoactive and grown in...
State of Surveillance: Police, Privacy and Technology
"State of Surveillance" examines new technologies police departments are using to fight crime and the civil liberties concerns raised by these tools. Law enforcement agencies...
Exposed: How Google, Apple & the Biggest Tech Companies Colluded to Fix Wages
Exclusive: Pando Daily Senior Editor Mark Ames describes how his team uncovered secret internal memos between dozens of tech companies to fix wages for more than a million...
Remote Control Cockroaches & Invisible Cloaks with Lee Camp | Think Tank
Abby Martin speaks with comedian and host of Lee Camp's Moment of Clarity web series, Lee Camp, going over several mind blowing technologies, including remote control...
Bambitat For Humanity -- Disaster Relief In The Philippines
Soon after the destruction of typhoon Yolanda last November 2013, industrial designer Joshua Doolittle came to the Philippines to promote bamboo as a post-disaster rebuild...
How the Government Manipulates Your Thoughts Online | Big Brother Watch
Abby Martin talks about journalist Glenn Greenwald's report regarding the intelligence community's use of subversive and manipulative online tactics to destroy the reputations...
Workers of the World... Relax!
A philosophical treatise against the practice of forced labor for income. An abridged reading of 'The Abolition of Work' by Bob Black. Part 2 is the full audio-narrated text...
His Death Wasn't Just A Tragedy, It Was A Product Of A Criminal Justice System
The chances are you never met Aaron Swartz, the man/social justice fighter/Internet genius, but he fought for you — yes, you, sitting there in front of your computer screen or...
Freenet? (trailer)
Who rules the web, in whose interests and with what consequences? How free are we really to access content? Or to have privacy? What human rights are compromised when the...
Wake Up Call: End the Nightmare of Consumption
Hidden beneath sleek, space-age screens and shining metal, the true cost of our gadgets lurks unseen… Have you ever felt like we're living through a nightmare of consumption?...
Simple Sustainable Off-Grid Living: How To Build A Solar Cabin For $2,000
This is a general overview of how to built a 14x14 solar cabin for under $2000. For complete step-by-step directions, videos, and more project plans including how to install...
The NSA and Surveillance Made Simple
Confused about the NSA revelations? Do you wonder how this affects you? Why spies have been monitoring Facebook, Gmail and Skype? And even if we are being watched online, how...
Will Work For Free (2013)
Will Work For Free is a documentary by Sam Vallely on the subject of technological unemployment. This work is protected under fair use and will always be free. Facebook...
TPP: The Biggest Threat to the Internet You've Probably Never Heard Of
The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) is being negotiated in secret between more than 12 countries around the Pacific region. Find out why it poses a huge threat to...
Designing Healthy Communities
Designing Healthy Communities is a 4 part series and companion book that takes a comprehensive look at the impact America’s built environment has on public health, and at the...
What Most Schools Don't Teach
Learn about a new "superpower" that isn't being taught in 90% of US schools.
Passive House: A Building Revolution
48% of all CO2 generated and energy consumed in the U.S. is from the construction and operation of buildings. Most climate scientists agree that CO2 emissions must be reduced...
Ctrl! Halt! Del? (2013)
A case study of the proposed ban on violent pornography in Iceland. Submitted as minor thesis for the MSc Equality Studies in the School of Social Justice, UCD. The thesis...
What You Might Notice If You Forgot Your Phone For a Day
There is a moment happening right in front of you, right this second, and you just might be missing it
Barrett Brown: 100 Years in Prison for Posting a Link?
Abby Martin talks in depth about the curious case of Barrett Brown, the hacktivist/journalist who is facing 105 years in prison for posting a link.
The Spark | A Groundbreaking Documentary
THE SPARK is a documentary about a genius technologist and a rebel educator, two pioneers from opposite spectrums with one goal in common: Build a sustainable community. Can...
Surviving Progress (2011)
Humanity's ascent is often measured by the speed of progress. But what if progress is actually spiraling us downwards, towards collapse? Ronald Wright, whose best-seller, A...
PressPausePlay (2011)
The digital revolution of the last decade has unleashed creativity and talent in an unprecedented way, with unlimited opportunities. But does democratized culture mean better...
Solutionism
Matt calls himself a designer and in three, extraordinarily compact minutes he explains the various levels of what "design" actually means. Hsiao-Yen Jones constructs a...
Culture In Decline #4: The War on Nature
In this episode, Peter Joseph investigates the nature of War and human conflict; the White House declares War On Nature itself; a french chef prepares an international delicacy...
The Internet is Closing Down (2012)
"We live in the feudalism era of the digital age" Why does copyright exist? Who is actually affected by piracy? Why do we feel like criminals when we go online? Culture has...
Thinking Cities, Networked Society (2012)
The film deals with one of the most dramatic societal trends happening today: urbanization. The world population is expected to soar to more than 9 billion people by 2050...
Janine Benyus: Nature's 100 Best Solutions to Humanity's Greatest Problems
The brilliant naturalist, author of Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature, and founder of the Biomimicry Institute, Janine Benyus, reminds us that our prime directive as...
Peter Diamandis: The Future is Getting Better at an Extraordinary Rate
Do you often ask yourself if the future is getting better?! Well, Peter Diamandis is one of those people who believe that not only is it getting better all the time but also...