Watch artificial intelligence documentaries on BBC Select

Watch AI documentaries on BBC Select

Should we accept the creep of AI in our lives, or push against it?

These documentaries look at some dramatic advances in artificial intelligence and how it is impacting our lives in ever more subtle and nuanced ways.

Will robots rule the world?

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The Joy of AI

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Machines can now simulate, improve and even outperform the human mind. AI is not only changing the world but also challenging our idea of intelligence. Stephen Hawking once said that AI could be the biggest event in human history, but might also be the worst. Jim Al-Khalili looks at the history, and future, of AI and argues that this new tool will enhance our lives, and (hopefully) not destroy us.

Secrets of Living: Algorithm

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Algorithms now run everything from search engines to satnavs and security data. They help us travel the world, find love and save lives. Mathematician Marcus du Sautoy tries to demystify the world of algorithms, revealing where these 2000-year-old problem-solvers came from, how they work, and how they are now so advanced they can even program themselves.

Are You Scared Yet, Human?

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Artificial intelligence technology is changing our world. But leading tech experts in Silicon Valley worry about the future that’s being created. Microsoft’s Brad Smith believes George Orwell’s 1984 could become reality by 2024. This BBC investigation looks at the increasing influence of AI. Will it usher in a golden age? Or could we lose control of it completely?

Mark Zuckerberg: Inside Facebook

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Artificial intelligence technology is changing our world. But leading tech experts in Silicon Valley worry about the future that’s being created. Microsoft’s Brad Smith believes George Orwell’s 1984 could become reality by 2024. This BBC investigation looks at the increasing influence of AI. Will it usher in a golden age? Or could we lose control of it completely?

Hyperevolution: Rise of the Robots

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In this groundbreaking BBC science documentary, evolutionary biologist Ben Garrod and electronics engineer Danielle George explore whether machines built to enhance our lives could one day become our greatest rivals. With extraordinary access to the world’s leading robot makers, they will meet the planet’s most advanced machines. Should we embrace this technological advancement or fear it?

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