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Floored

Floored

Released in 2009, Floored is a film which explores the people and business behind the trading pits of Chicago. For over 150 years, the Chicago trading floors have been home to the most primal method of buying and selling. In 1997, more than 10,000 people traded on these floors but later that year a new method of trading appeared, this was computer trading. Electronic trading was a true game cha

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State of Surveillance

In this special VICE manages to get an exclusive interview with none other than NSA whistleblower, Edward Snowden. Snowden if you don't already know was the individual responsible for leaking details on a massive government surveillance operation which targeted America citizens back in 2013. His actions ignited a raging debate over digital privacy and security, a debate which is still very much

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DEFCON: The Documentary

The first DEFCON took place in June 1993 and since then it has been well established as one of the world's largest annual hacker conventions. It takes place annually in Las Vegas, Nevada, seeing many computer security professionals, journalists, lawyers, federal government employees, security researchers, students, hackers, etc. showing great interest year after year in a variety of subjects rangi

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The Most Dangerous Town on the Internet

Ramnicu Valcea is a town which is located in the center of Romania, at first glance it appears to be a typical town for the region, although quite beautiful. One would never suspect it of being the notorious 'Hackerville', a home to some of the most prolific cyber criminals the age of computing has ever seen. The Most Dangerous Town on The Internet examines these criminal activities and the threat

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Game Over: Kasparov And The Machine

Released in 2003, Game Over: Kasparov and the Machine is a film by Vikram Jayanti which chronicles the tale of how Garry Kasparov, the highest rated chess player in history and World Champion for 15 years straight (1985 - 2000) lost to IBM's chess playing computer known as "Deep Blue". In 1996 Kasparov initially beat Deep Blue but upon winning he agreed to a rematch. This rematch took place the

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The Fight to End Revenge Porn

The way that we meet, flirt and become intimate has dramatically changed over the last 10 years, but now that so much of our private lives have migrated online we're vulnerable in ways we have only just begun to understand. Revenge porn is a new form of epidemic with thousands of websites dedicated to it. The term "Revenge Porn" itself is defined as the nonconsensual sharing of sexual materials

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The Incredible Machine

An interesting short film that was originally released in 1968 by Bell Telephone Laboratories, The Incredible Machine details the advancements being made in the field of computing and digital technology at the time. Featuring the 'Graphic 1' computer system which itself was designed by Bell Labs we get a taste of digital music composition, electronic circuit design, digital movie production, digit

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Cyberbullies: A Killer Network

These days there are more smart devices in the world than there are people to use them, ranging from smartphones, tablets and computers, we all have one if not more than one, possibly even a few forgotten devices taking up valuable drawer space. They are always with us, connecting us to the wider world and they have most certainly revolutionised the way we communicate with one another. However the

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Factory City

Factory City

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live where you work, no? neither have I and for most of us the idea would simply be unthinkable, but imagine living and working at one of the biggest factories in the world, a workplace the size of Monaco. For the 17,000 employees stationed at the mega factory known as EUPA, it is reality and they come from all over China seeking a brighter future.

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