Category Archives: technology

Wright Brothers’ Flying Machine

Documentary about rebuilding the original Wright Brothers’ plane. Running time: 56 mins. Link

Nerds 2.0.1 – The History of the Internet

Back in the old days, before Google and Web 2.0 and Social everything, there was the plain old web and this 3 part PBS series looks back at how it all began. Running time, part 1: 1 hour Link Running time, part 2: 1 hour Link Running time part 3: 1 hour Link

History of Video Games

It began in 1972 with $500 and a company named after a move in ‘Go’… Running time: 47 mins. Link

The Making of Koyaanisqatsi

The first and best sound/image collaboration between Godfrey Reggio and Philip Glass. When I was an architecture student we would watch Koyaanisqatsi over and over. Running time: 25 mins. Link

The History of Hacking

Running time: 50 mins. Link

1984 Macintosh Introduction Video

Full of classic period footage. Running time: 1 hour 24 mins. Link

Pirates of Silicon Valley

A bunch of people have been linking to this recently. However, to commemorate Steve Jobs’ recent performing of miracles, here it is, the story of Apple vs. Microsoft. Enjoy. Running time: 1 hour 37 mins. Link

Douglas Adams’ Hyperland

The documentary by Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy author Douglas Adams, that predicted the web. Link