Daily Archive: Janeiro 5, 2021

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Megabits

A compilation of short-form videos which give students studying computer science an insight into how computers actually work

A compilation of short-form videos which give students studying computer science an insight into how computers actually work. Filmed in real-life work settings, the videos look closely at what a computer consists of, how the various components work, how it processes data, and how it is used in robotics and …

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Steve Jobs: Billion Dollar Hippy

Evan Davis decodes the formula that took Apple from suburban Californian garage to global supremacy, telling the story of Steve Jobs's rise, fall and triumphant rise again

Broadly considered a brand that inspires fervour and defines cool consumerism, Apple has become one of the biggest corporations in the world, fuelled by game-changing products that tap into modern desires. Its leader, Steve Jobs, was a long-haired college dropout with infinite ambition, and an inspirational perfectionist with a …

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Bletchley Park: Code-breaking’s Forgotten Genius

Documentary looking at Gordon Welchman, a codebreaker crucial to the allies defeating the Nazis in World War II

Gordon Welchman was one of the original elite codebreakers crucial to the allies defeating the Nazis in World War II. He is the forgotten genius of Bletchley Park.

Filmed extensively at Bletchley Park, the centre for codebreaking operations during World War II, this documentary features the abandoned buildings …

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Code-Breakers: Bletchley Park’s Lost Heroes

Documentary revealing the secret story of how two men hacked into Hitler's personal super-code machine

Documentary that reveals the secret story behind one of the greatest intellectual feats of World War II, a feat that gave birth to the digital age. In 1943, a 24-year-old maths student and a GPO engineer combined to hack into Hitler’s personal super-code machine – not Enigma but an …