What Big Tech doesn’t want you to know
Silicon Valley is not just a location in the southern San Franciso Bay area of northern California; it’s an idea. When the urge to digitize, track, and store all the information in the world came about, then Silicon Valley became a reality.
On January 4, 2012, an anonymous user posted an image that contained a cryptographic puzzle. He challenged users to uncover the message that he had hidden within the image and set into motion one of the most elaborate scavenger hunts in the history of the Internet.
The Wright brothers invented the airplane in 1903. When they flew it for the first time nobody could have predicted that one day there would be over 500,000 people travelling by air at any given moment in time.
A Life Reboot for Internet Gaming Addicts
Internet addiction is a growing threat to society in this century. In China, there are over 700 million Internet users and the number is continually growing.
The War Has Already Begun
This is a documentary about how the US government mistreats, persecutes, and intimidates hackers and activists. Directed by Vivien Lesnik Weisman, this movie includes interviews by a plethora of hackers, writers, journalists, and activists.
Are Kids Using Social Media or is Social Media Using Kids?
Everybody wants to be liked. This is especially true for kids growing up in the Age of the Digital Revolution. In this documentary, author Douglas Rushkoff takes a look at how the modern teenager’s quest for identity has shifted towards the Internet.
As technology advances our privacy is disappearing. This documentary, Panopticon, explores just how much our personal lives are being affected by the usage of invasive technology to monitor us.
Ten years in the making and culled from 5000 hours of footage, We Live in Public reveals the effect the web is having on our society, as seen through the eyes of “the greatest Internet pioneer you’ve never heard of”, artist, futurist and visionary Josh Harris.
This documentary presents a few individuals for whom the Internet has become a way to connect with like-minded souls in surprising ways: a cyber punk based on an anti-aircraft rig in the English Channel who operates a rogue Web server, a monk developing “wireless prayer technology,” a “gamer” who re-creates himself in an online game, a retired couple living in an Internet-controlled seniors’ complex and a divorcée who exchanges vows online with a man she’s never met.