Disrupting Design, Episode 1
  • 2016
  • 00:21:53
  • 13-14

Disrupting Design
Disrupting Design, Episode 1

In the first episode of CBC Arts' Disrupting Design, host Matt Galloway looks at innovations in academic architecture (the new Student Centre at Ryerson University), bicycle design (the electric Revelo Flex), and programmable matter (interactive flying microbots callede BitDrones).
  • Added on: 04/04/2016
Getting Gouged By Geeks
  • 2007
  • 00:25:29
  • 13-14

Marketplace
Getting Gouged By Geeks

Their dorky company names and their cute little cars give off an air of friendly, helpful competence. But do the people who make computer house calls actually know what they're doing? As Erica Johnson's hidden-camera investigation reveals, most of the time the answer is "no". The Marketplace team modified a computer to simulate a common hardware failure. Then they called in the ...
  • Added on: 06/14/2013
Hackers
  • 2000
  • 00:47:33
  • 13-14

The Fifth Estate
Hackers

Whatever anyone may claim, there is no defense against computer hackers — those people who get into places you thought were safe. This program takes a journey into their world to see what they're capable of doing — the young hacker who stole thousands of credit card numbers and then bragged about it on Internet radio; the one who hacked ...
  • Added on: 06/14/2013
How Data Mining is Changing Political Campaigns
  • 2015
  • 00:11:29
  • 13-14

The National
How Data Mining is Changing Political Campaigns

Canvassing door to door, a time-honoured ritual of any political campaign, is more than it appears. It's a candidate's chance to press the flesh, of course, but increasingly, it is the entry point for data mining, which is how parties collect as much data as they can about you and your voting intentions. Analytics is fast becoming an essential tool ...
  • Added on: 12/14/2015
Scammed
  • 2006
  • 00:24:49
  • 13-14

Marketplace
Scammed

There’s a new scam making the rounds on the internet. An e-mail from a major company, like VISA, E-Bay or PayPal, arrives in your inbox. The e-mail asks you to confirm your personal information by clicking on a link. Although the web site looks legitimate, it’s not. The e-mail, as well as the web site, are fakes created by crooks ...
  • Added on: 06/14/2013
Teaching Coding Through Robotics
  • 2016
  • 00:05:11
  • 9-12

The National
Teaching Coding Through Robotics

A team of Harvard engineers has come up with a fun way to get kids hooked on coding. Starting with simple pictograms, students set responses to certain stimuli that determine the movements of a robot named Root. When they become comfortable working with pictures, the program introduces text-based coding. With this tool, even children who don't yet know how to ...
  • Added on: 07/27/2016
The Information Highway: Road to the Future?
  • 1994
  • 00:12:25
  • 13-14

News in Review - October 1994
The Information Highway: Road to the Future?

This report reviews the state of the technology, the information on the highway, the implications for the job market, and whether the hope is primarily hype.
The Internet: Forty Years Later
  • 2009
  • 00:16:07
  • 13-14

News in Review - December 2009
The Internet: Forty Years Later

It’s been 40 years since the Internet was born. Since then it has revolutionized our world. But it has also brought with it a host of new problems. In this News in Review story we’ll look at the birth of the Internet, and examine some issues that are clouding its future.
The Revolution Will Be Extruded
  • 2013
  • 00:53:59
  • 13-14

Ideas
The Revolution Will Be Extruded

There's a lot of buzz about 3D printing — guns! skin grafts! pizza in space! But as Regina computer scientist David Gerhard discovers, 3D printers, and the people who use them, are about to revolutionize the way we think about manufacturing, and how we get stuff.
  • Added on: 09/19/2014
Visiting Second Life's Virtual World
  • 2007
  • 00:11:11
  • 13-14

News in Review - February 2007
Visiting Second Life's Virtual World

Second Life is an online 3-D digital world that is created by the people who sign up for it. It's also a really big business. Its more than two million residents can buy everything from virtual land to virtual running shoes. In this News in Review story we'll examine why Second Life is so popular. We'll also create an avatar ...