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Crypto Report: Blockweave Technology to Maintain Records
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(Bloomberg L. P., 2022), 4 mins
Arweave Founder Sam Williams joins Caroline Hyde and Sonali Basak for a deep dive into how they use blockweave technology to safeguard documents on the web – countering attempts from states to censor information online – and how they are already archiving information on the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
(Bloomberg L. P., 2022), 4 mins
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NOVA, 21, Alaskan Dinosaurs
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directed by Oscar Chan, fl. 2010; produced by Oscar Chan, fl. 2010, Public Broadcasting Service, in NOVA, 21 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 53 mins
A team of intrepid paleontologists discovers dinosaurs that thrived in the unlikeliest of places—the cold and dark of winter in the Arctic Circle. How did they survive year-round and raise their young in frigid and dark winter conditions? A dinosaur expedition explores a remote, treacherous, and stormy terrain w...
directed by Oscar Chan, fl. 2010; produced by Oscar Chan, fl. 2010, Public Broadcasting Service, in NOVA, 21 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 53 mins
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Social Media's Role in Times of War
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(Bloomberg L. P., 2022), 7 mins
Stanford Internet Observatory Research Manager Renee DiResta tells Emily Chang about how propaganda can spread on social media platforms after Twitter announced it would put labels on other state-affiliated media outlets in the coming weeks. She also explains why she thinks TikTok is worse when it comes to disinfo...
(Bloomberg L. P., 2022), 7 mins
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Horizon, Dolly: The Sheep that Changed the World
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directed by Graeme Hart, fl. 1999; produced by Graeme Hart, fl. 1999, Tern Television Productions, in Horizon (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2021), 59 mins
It's 1996. In a small scientific institute in Scotland, a team of biologists are working round the clock to create a sheep from an adult cell. On 5th July, Dolly the Sheep is born and the world's biology textbooks rewritten. This is a first-hand account from the people behind a scientific sensation. Geneticists, b...
directed by Graeme Hart, fl. 1999; produced by Graeme Hart, fl. 1999, Tern Television Productions, in Horizon (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2021), 59 mins
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How Fabric Helped Build Modern Civilization with Virginia Postrel
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presented by Virginia Postrel (Big Think, 2021), 6 mins
How fabric helped build modern civilization.
presented by Virginia Postrel (Big Think, 2021), 6 mins
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The Longest Voyage
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directed by Manuel H. Martín, 1980-; produced by Olmo Figueredo González-Quevedo, 1980-, Ricardo Ramón and José Amaral, La Claqueta (Paris, Ile-de-France: Java Films, 2021), 1 hour 16 mins
2022 marks the 500 year anniversary of Magellan and Elcano’s landmark circumnavigation of the globe - an incredible 3-year voyage that opened the gateway to the modern age. In charting our world, they opened the door to man’s next challenge: the journey into space. Both the Space Race and the Age of Discovery...
directed by Manuel H. Martín, 1980-; produced by Olmo Figueredo González-Quevedo, 1980-, Ricardo Ramón and José Amaral, La Claqueta (Paris, Ile-de-France: Java Films, 2021), 1 hour 16 mins
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NOVA, Ship That Changed the World
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directed by Kirk Wolfinger, fl. 1984; produced by Owen Palmquist, fl. 2003-2017, WGBH Educational Foundation and Lone Wolf Media, in NOVA (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2021), 53 mins
Some five centuries ago, a major revolution overturned traditional ship designs. Modern scholars and historians trying to study exactly what happened at this crucial moment have always faced a problem: There’s a hole in our history. All of the ships dating back to this key period of transformation have long ago...
directed by Kirk Wolfinger, fl. 1984; produced by Owen Palmquist, fl. 2003-2017, WGBH Educational Foundation and Lone Wolf Media, in NOVA (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2021), 53 mins
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NOVA, Season 49, Episode 25, Ancient Maya Metropolis
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directed by Laurie Cahalane, fl. 1995; produced by Leslea Mair, fl. 1997, WGBH Educational Foundation, in NOVA, Season 49, Episode 25 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2021), 53 mins
Around 800 CE, the ancient Maya abandoned the magnificent cities they had lived in for centuries. NOVA investigates new scientific evidence for droughts that pushed cities already stressed by overpopulation and warfare beyond their limits.
directed by Laurie Cahalane, fl. 1995; produced by Leslea Mair, fl. 1997, WGBH Educational Foundation, in NOVA, Season 49, Episode 25 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2021), 53 mins
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Untold: America Explained, Y2K: Countdown to Catastrophe
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produced by USC Center EDGE and Makematic, in Untold: America Explained (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2021), 2 mins
Learn about the Y2K Bug Crisis that led millions to believe at the dawn of the millennium that computers around the world would crash, causing the end of civilization.
produced by USC Center EDGE and Makematic, in Untold: America Explained (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2021), 2 mins
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Crash Course World History, Season 1, Episode 22, The Renaissance Was it a Thing?
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directed by Stan Muller, fl. 2010; presented by John Green, 1977-; produced by Stan Muller, fl. 2010, in Crash Course World History, Season 1, Episode 22 (Crash Course World History, 2020), 11 mins
In which John Green teaches you about the European Renaissance. European learning changed the world in the 15th and 16th century, but was it a cultural revolution, or an evolution? We'd argue that any cultural shift that occurs over a couple of hundred years isn't too overwhelming to the people who live through it...
directed by Stan Muller, fl. 2010; presented by John Green, 1977-; produced by Stan Muller, fl. 2010, in Crash Course World History, Season 1, Episode 22 (Crash Course World History, 2020), 11 mins
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