Technology documentaries

Relatively Free

Barrett Brown is an American freelance journalist and activist who has written for The Guardian, Vanity Fair, Huffington Post, and many more leading publications and was the founder of Project PM a research collaboration and wiki which served the purpose of facilitating the analysis of hacked emails[...]

Inside The Mind of Google

Technology Presenter Maria Bartiromo 2009 Unrated

Inside The Mind of Google is a 2009 documentary which takes a rare look at the world’s most powerful technology company, at a time when the business still had an element of mystique. It gives a background on how two PhD students managed to take a research project and turn it into the worlds mo[...]

Google: Behind The Screen

Technology Presenter IJsbrand van Veelen 2006 Unrated

Google: Behind the Screen is a 2006 Dutch documentary directed by IJsbrand van Veelen for the Dutch broadcaster VPRO. The documentary focuses more on Google’s suite of products as it existed at the time, and the goals of the organization, rather than focusing on the startup story, the per[...]

How Police Missed the Grindr Killer

On 25th November 2016 Stephen Port was sentenced to a whole life tariff for the murder of four men and multiple rapes, his victim was gay men that he had met through online gay dating sites such as the Grindr app and escort directories, he would kill them by administering a fatal dose of the date ra[...]

The Truth about Webcam Girls

The Truth about Webcam Girls, an hour-long documentary which follows three British women who make their living performing in front of a camera for the sexual gratification of paying customers, lifting the lid on this secretive, potentially lucrative and sometimes utterly bizarre world of the we[...]

We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks

We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks, a 2013 documentary by Alex Gibney telling the story one of the most politically aggravating websites of all time, wikileaks.org and its founder Julian Assange.   Australian computer programmer Julian Assange founded WikiLeaks in 2006 and to this d[...]

Our Last Invention: Nanotechnology

ScienceTechnology Presenter 2014 Unrated

A short nanotechnology documentary film. Nanotech is manipulation of matter on an atomic. Meaning, its a building block used for building something one atom at a time.

The Making of 'Jurassic Park'

TechnologyArt Presenter James Earl Jones 1995 Unrated

The Making of 'Jurassic Park': In this documentary, we take a look at how the 1993 film “Jurassic Park” was made in the three stages of movie making, pre-production, production and post-production.   A significant amount of time is spent looking at how Go-motion was re[...]

Surviving Progress

SocietyTechnology Presenter Mathieu Ro 2011 Unrated

In the 2011 documentary Surviving Progress by Mathieu Roy, Harold Crooks, theorists consider the evolution of human society and question the sustainability of the current paradigm.

Slaughterbots

Slaughterbots, a short documentary film made by Stewart Sugg in response to growing concerns about autonomous weapons, a coalition of AI researchers and advocacy organizations commissioned this disturbing dystopian film.

Red Light

Red Light, a new 2018 documentary series presented by American journalist Sarah Rashford for Vice.   The show examines how new laws surrounding sex work in the United States have impacted the lives of those in the industry. FOSTA-SESTA (Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act) prohibits many wa[...]

The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin

TechnologyHistory Presenter Daniel Mross 2014 Unrated

The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin, a documentary examining the history of Bitcoin and its tremendous impact on society.   The film tells the story of Bitcoin through the eyes of Daniel Mross, a 35-year-old programmer from Pittsburgh. In 2011 he became obsessed with the cryptocurrency and today[...]

Addicted to Sexting

Addicted to Sexting, a 2015 documentary by American filmmaker Joseph Tosconi exploring the relatively new social phenomenon of "sexting".   Apparently millions of people around the world "sext", so to explore how people are affected by it this documentary was created.[...]

Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine

American filmmaker Alex Gibney explores the personal life of Steve Jobs in this 2015 documentary "The Man in the Machine".   Jobs is easily one of the most important people in the history of computing, for the products he helped develop were ergonomic and desirable as well as be[...]

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