Tech & future documentaries
Fighter Pilot: The Real Top Gun
Experience the real-life Top Gun with this action-packed documentary about Air Force Pilots. Hang onto your ejector seats as this nail-biting series follows rookie fighter pilots battling it out to be selected to fly the British Royal Air Force’s brand new F35 Lightning fighter jet.
With exclusive access, this fighter pilot documentary series gives a breathtaking, cockpit-eye view of what it’s like to be test pilots. Follow the young mavericks stepping into the danger zone as they aim to achieve their dreams of becoming top guns.
Calculating Ada: The Countess of Computing
Ada Lovelace was a most unlikely computer pioneer.
Born in the early 19th century, this daughter of romantic poet Lord Byron was a scandalous socialite who became known as the ‘enchantress of numbers’.
In this Ada Lovelace documentary Dr Hannah Fry tells the enthralling tale of a life infused with brilliance, but blighted by illness and gambling addiction.
How did this aristocratic countess become a prophet of the digital age?
Elon Musk's Twitter Storm
When one of the world’s richest men bought Twitter, almost everything there changed. Thousands of staff were fired, and users previously banned for breaking Twitter’s rules were reinstated. This fascinating documentary shows how Elon Musk’s ownership is transforming one of the world’s most influential social media platforms. Insiders reveal how hate and misogyny are thriving under the new owner.
Mark Zuckerberg: The Billionaires Who Made Our World
Facebook and other social media platforms have changed the way we communicate forever. But who exactly is the mysterious man who created this ubiquitous social network? This revealing documentary looks at the life and career of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg focusing on his triumphs and failings. Is he just a misunderstood geek or a dangerous, ruthless operator?
Data Overload: Is The Cloud Damaging The Planet?
We all love the cloud. It stores our pictures and emails, it powers our internet searches and it helps us stream movies and box sets. But the cloud depends on vast data centers that use enormous amounts of power. Every time we go online, we increase its carbon footprint. This fascinating documentary investigates a growing environmental problem we’re all responsible for.