Daily Archive: Maio 4, 2019


Ancient Computer

A Greek shipwreck holds the remains of an intricate bronze machine that turns out to be the world's first computer

In 1900, a storm blew a boatload of sponge divers off course and forced them to take shelter by the tiny Mediterranean island of Antikythera. Diving the next day, they discovered a 2,000 year-old Greek shipwreck. Among the ship’s cargo they hauled up was an unimpressive green lump of …


Hyper Evolution: Rise of the Robots

Exploring whether machines built to enhance our lives could one day become our rivals

Episode 1
Ben Garrod and Danielle George explore whether machines built to enhance our lives could become our greatest rivals. Ben meets one of the most humanlike robots in the world, Erica.

Episode 2
Ben Garrod and Danielle George investigate whether robots will ever become our friends, if we should …


Rise of the Robots

How will human-like robots change our future and how we see ourselves?

They run our factory assembly lines and make our coffee. But humanoid robots — machines with human-like capabilities — have long been the stuff of science fiction. Until now.

Fueled by an ambitious DARPA challenge, the race is on to design a robot that can replace humans in disaster …