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The National ViewPoint | Self-driving cars and moral dilemmas

Self-driving cars must be programmed to consider moral dilemmas, reports technology futurist and researcher Jesse Hirsh. These robots on wheels will doubtlessly face scenarios where human life will be at risk, so among other considerations, Jesse argues that car companies will need to allow transparency around programming cars for moral decisions.
  • 2017
  • 00:02:39
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/28/2017

World's Toughest Fixes 20-Ton Eye

How do we see far off galaxies, discover new planets and stars and study the secrets hidden in space? Riley goes to Chile to visit the world's largest, most advanced optical combined telescope, which provides astrophysicists with some of the answers to questions about the Big Bang, the nature of matter and the origins of the universe. But at the ...
  • 2008
  • 00:47:28
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/09/2017

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Megastructures Leaning Tower of Abu Dhabi

The Capital Gate building will create an iconic and avant-garde entrance to the city of Abu Dhabi. Leaning at a whopping 18 degrees westward, the tower will claim the Guinness Book of World Records title of Most Inclined Building on Earth. Discover how the engineers and architects overcome the force of gravity and transform this vision into reality.
  • 2010
  • 00:47:03
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/05/2017

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L'art érotique Jeux jouissifs

Prendre l'érotisme trop au sérieux, c'est oublier que plaisir rime avec sourire! Partout à travers le monde, des artistes accomplis choisissent de s'attarder au côté ludique de l'art érotique en faisant du jeu et de l'humour des éléments centraux de leurs oeuvres. Avertissement : Cette série contient des contenus pouvant offenser certains internautes. Un public de 18 ans et plus est recommandé.
  • 2016
  • 00:32:17
  • 18+
  • Added on: 01/13/2017

RDI économie Mode : les défis des créateurs québécois

Les défis de l'industrie de la mode. Entrevue avec Debbie Zachaïb, directrice de la grappe métropolitaine de la mode de Montréal.
  • 2016
  • 00:07:11
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/07/2016

RDI économie Mode et design québécois : les défis des créateurs

Les défis sont nombreux pour l’industrie de la mode et du design. Entrevue avec les créateurs québécois Jean-Philippe Robert de Quartz Co, et Ethan Song, cofondateur de Frank & Oak.
  • 2016
  • 00:09:58
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/17/2016

Le monde de demain L'homme connecté

Jusqu'à quel point serons-nous des individus connectés demain? Suivez différents protagonistes et découvrez les dernières innovations technologiques qui peuvent rendre notre quotidien « intelligent ».
  • 2015
  • 00:47:15
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/16/2016

Le monde de demain Les transports du futur

Marcher, rouler, bouger : l'humain est en mouvement perpétuel. En imaginant des technologies toujours plus performantes et toujours plus rapides, l'humanité n'a eu de cesse de repousser les frontières et de raccourcir les distances. Mais aujourd'hui, les innovations dans le domaine des transports doivent répondre à de nouveaux enjeux.
  • 2014
  • 00:46:30
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2016

Disrupting Design Disrupting Design, Episode 4

Host Matt Galloway delves into civic infrastructure and the grand project of reimagining Union Station. It's the busiest building in Canada, with 250,000 people pouring through its doors every day. A team of architects and designers are trying to transform the thoroughfare into a destination by adding eateries, retail, the capacity for pop-up cultural events and artistic programming – all ...
  • 2016
  • 00:21:08
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/18/2016

Disrupting Design Disrupting Design, Episode 3

This episode of Disrupting Design catches up with Jason Nolan, director of Ryerson University's Responsive Ecologies Lab and an autistic self-advocate, to talk about some of his design prototypes for special needs children (such as a rocker that encourages self-stimulatory behaviours in autistic children). It also looks at the new Bridgepoint Active Healthcare building to consider whether or not architecture can change ...
  • 2016
  • 00:21:23
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/09/2016

Engineering Connections Sydney Opera House

Richard Hammond climbs to the top of Sydney's iconic Opera House to unlock the engineering connections behind one of the most instantly recognizable buildings in the world. He reveals how an architect's sketch, rejected by the design competition jury, was transformed into concrete and glass through trailblazing building techniques inspired by a First World War gas mask, a set of ...
  • 2009
  • 00:47:02
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 04/20/2016

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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).
  • 2016
  • 00:21:53
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/04/2016

Disrupting Design Disrupting Design, Episode 2

Episode 2 follows the designers working on the Under Gardiner project that tries to transform the under-utilized space below Toronto's elevated expressway; the Calgary design team that created the Belly of a Bear for the Winter Stations Design Competition; and the two architecture students that conceived Flux, an interactive space that uses smart materials to encourage people to experience a tactile ...
  • 2016
  • 00:21:53
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/01/2016

Eco-Engineering Sun Engine

With fluctuating energy prices and concerns over global warming, solar power as a renewable energy is being seen in a new, more urgent light. We will explore the emerging world of Concentrated Solar Power (CSP), an evolving technology that concentrates the sun’s rays to heat liquid to extreme temperatures, in turn creating the power for electricity. New solar fields going ...
  • 2008
  • 00:47:35
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/15/2016

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Eco-Engineering Power Tower: The Bahrain World Trade Centre

Two 50-story glass ‘sails’ rise 780 feet into the sky, creating one of the tallest buildings in the Middle East. This unique architectural marvel is powered by a revolutionary new means for a building this size – wind! It is the world’s first large-scale integration of wind turbines in a skyrise, with three massive turbines – each 95 feet in ...
  • 2007
  • 00:47:32
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/15/2016

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Engineering Connections Airbus A380

Richard Hammond sets out on a quest to find the amazing Engineering Connections behind the Airbus A380, the largest passenger airliner in history. His journey reveals that this state-of-the-art aircraft owes as much to weapons of war, Mother Nature and household objects as it does to high technology. He discovers that a bicycle pump, a 19th century rocket, an ancient ...
  • 2007
  • 00:47:36
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 01/15/2016

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Engineering Connections Guggenheim Bilbao

Richard Hammond visits a building described as the ‘greatest of our time’ – the Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao, Spain – to find out which Engineering Connections made this iconic building possible. He finds out how a visionary architect transformed a decaying city into a vibrant tourist hub with his futuristic building. But it would not have been possible without a volcano, ...
  • 2009
  • 00:47:00
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 01/13/2016

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Engineering Connections HMS Illustrious

Richard Hammond unpicks the engineering DNA of the mighty aircraft carrier HMS Illustrious. A potent force with a powerful punch, this aircraft carrier can deliver a strike force anywhere on the globe at any time. It’s a floating airport, city and battleship all rolled into one. But what connects this indomitable vessel with a boomerang, a hearing aid, a 19th ...
  • 2009
  • 00:47:02
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 01/13/2016

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Engineering Connections Ocean Airport

Richard Hammond reveals the startling Engineering Connections behind Hong Kong International Airport, one of the busiest and biggest in the world, sited on a specially constructed island. Then the world's largest construction project, it drew inspiration from a 13th century Arab irrigation machine to create new land, and a WWII bomber and car suspension to make the terminal building light, ...
  • 2009
  • 00:47:00
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 01/13/2016

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Engineering Connections Taipei Tower

Richard Hammond travels to Taipei and discovers the secrets of one of the world's tallest buildings, Taipei 101. This modern marvel of engineering stands at a jaw dropping 1,671 feet. Built right next to a seismic fault line and in a typhoon hotspot, its height is all the more impressive. Richard discovers just what it is in the Taipei 101's ...
  • 2008
  • 00:50:41
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 01/13/2016

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Engineering Connections Super Rig

Richard Hammond journeys to discover the startling Engineering Connections behind the Troll A gas platform – the largest object ever moved by man across the surface of the Earth. During his voyage he reveals that Troll A owes its incredible design to a 19th century French gardener, a 17th century German mayor, a Midwestern American architect, and the dawn of ...
  • 2007
  • 00:49:58
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 01/13/2016

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Superstructures SOS Le miroir des étoiles

Au Chili, dans le désert d'Atacama, sur le site de l'observatoire européen du VLT (Very Large Télescope), Sean Riley s'intègre à l'équipe internationale d'ingénieurs et astronomes pour changer le miroir géant d'un des quatre gros télescopes.
  • 2008
  • 00:49:10
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/01/2015

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Idées de génie Le porte-avion HMS Illustrious

Richard Hammond s’intéresse à l’ADN de l’invincible porte-avion HMS Illustrious de la Royal Navy. Ce navire hyper puissant, véritable aéroport flottant, est aussi gros qu’une ville entière et à la fois un navire de guerre redoutable.
  • 2009
  • 00:47:35
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 08/25/2015

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Idées de génie Le musée Guggenheim de Bilbao

Richard Hammond visite un édifice décrit comme le plus beau de notre époque, le musée Guggenheim à Bilbao, en Espagne, afin de découvrir quelles idées de génie ont fait de ce bâtiment emblématique une réalité.
  • 2009
  • 00:47:30
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 08/25/2015

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Idées de génie La tour 101 à Taipei

Richard Hammond nous fera voyager jusqu'à Taipei pour y découvrir les secrets du plus haut gratte-ciel au monde : Taipei 101. Cette merveille de l'ingénierie moderne atteint une hauteur vertigineuse de 1671 pieds. Mais comment cette tour résiste-t-elle aux séismes et aux nombreux typhons qui caractérisent la région?
  • 2008
  • 00:50:34
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 08/25/2015

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