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Taylor Rees: The story of the nature filmmaker

One of the most exciting nature filmmakers out there

Taylor Rees is one of the most exciting filmmakers around, making documentaries from forgotten volcanic archipelagos to red-hot reflections on the American civil war. Who is Taylor Rees and what other documentaries has she made that you must see?

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Documentary maker Hugo Berkeley is at it again

Stories that challenge common narratives and show the world in new ways

From the history of struggling jazz musicians to the intricacies of wartime friendship, award-winning documentary filmmaker Hugo Berkeley's storytelling knows no bounds. Here's why he's found recognition as a director and about his next unmissable projects.

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Game-changing assistive tech for disabled people

Assistive tech is changing disabled people's lives

Independence has no price. For disabled people, new assistive technology can make all the difference. These recent examples show what's possible and set a standard for tech with a purpose far beyond speed and convenience.

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How space law fights Moon trash and space junk

Chatting with Leiden University space law expert, Tanja Masson-Zwaan

Law protects orbit from space cowboys, gold rushes and rogue satellite launches, but making it work for today's space exploration realities is challenging. I chat with International Institute of Air and Space Law's Tanja Masson-Zwaan (@tanjamasson) about the ins and outs of space law, as part of Tomorrow Unlocked's audio series Fast Forward.

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How more of us could see Earth from space

Interview with Rocket Women founder and space engineer Vinita Marwaha Madill

Space engineer Vinita Marwaha Madill (@Rocket_Woman1) believes more people need to experience the 'overview effect' – the life-changing feeling of seeing Earth from space, to realize our interconnectedness and the planet's fragility. And as we push the boundaries of human space exploration, we'll need the best possible talent on board – that's why Vinita started Rocket Women, an initiative inspiring diverse young talent to pursue a career in space.


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The new space race – Fast Forward audio doc

One thing has changed space exploration more than anything else, says future tech audio series Fast Forward

We've come a long way from the days of the first satellite, Sputnik, and the first human footprint on the Moon. Space is now our second home. But we've also reached a turning point in how we're exploring space. 'Old space' was about national and ideological rivalries. 'New space' is about investment and expanding businesses.

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AI: The mirror we don’t recognize ourselves in

Interviewing Cambridge University Junior Research Fellow in AI, Dr. Beth Singler, about the future of work.

Should we be polite to AI assistants? Why don't we understand AI is strange because humans are strange? Are people getting their perceptions of robots from The Terminator franchise? I interview Dr. Beth Singler, anthropologist and Junior Research Fellow in artificial intelligence (AI) at University of Cambridge, on the weird and wonderful ways we imagine AI, robotics and the future of work.

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Renan Ozturk: Who is the extreme filmmaker?

Writing, directing and filming documentaries on nature's extremes and our relationship with it

Renan Ozturk pushes filmmaking to the extremes with rich documentary stories about the natural world and our relationship with it.

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Future robot colleagues – Fast Forward audio doc

Robots in the workplace raise questions, says future tech audio series Fast Forward

The first robotic arms introduced to car assembly lines in the 1960s had the same 'reach' as a human worker. They did the same tasks in the same space. Even then, futurists predicted machines would change the world more with their information processing power than by performing manual tasks.

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How smart can machines get? Fast Forward audio doc

Can machines outsmart us, asks our future tech audio series Fast Forward

While the internet is not necessarily reliable for finding truth, are humans capable of sorting machines from other humans, let alone truth from falsehood? Every day, machine learning is hotting up. What does it all mean?

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Best Olympics documentaries on Netflix and more

What we like: Best Olympics-themed documentaries for International Olympic Day

The Olympic Games are the most inspiring sporting events of our time, but they're more than gold and glamor. To celebrate International Olympic Day and the approach of Japan 2020, we list the most mysterious, inspiring and uncompromising Olympics-themed documentaries you'll ever see.

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Cities of the Future – Fast Forward audio doc

Urban living is all change in Fast Forward, our future tech audio documentary

Planning how cities will grow and change means thinking way ahead. Technology is a huge driver – fridges, cars and of course, digital infrastructure have all revolutionized how we live. And then COVID-19 brought a rapid, sudden shift to remote work. Ken Hollings' guests in Fast Forward audio documentary episode 3 discuss our changing physical, social and technological cities.

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