This film is the semi-humorous documentary about the men who made the world of technology what it is today, their struggles during college, the founding of their companies, and the ingenious actions they took to build up the global corporate empires of Apple Computer Inc. and Microsoft Corporation.
With a magical new invention that promised to revolutionize blood testing, Elizabeth Holmes became the world’s youngest self-made billionaire, heralded as the next Steve Jobs. Then, overnight, her 10-billion-dollar company dissolved. The rise and fall of Theranos is a window into the psychology of fraud.
This documentary tells the forgotten stories of some of the most influential personal computer pioneers in the San Francisco Bay Area. In the late 1960s, big mainframe computers owned by large corporations and the government were seen as tools of control. The Hippie movement and the anti-Vietnam war protests served as a hotbed for a revolutionary idea: creating an affordable home computer to be used by ordinary people as a counterbalance to Big Brother. Well, the rest is history, but what has happened to the early ideals and the initial ethos of free sharing? As one of the visionaries puts it: Its true that what I helped to create is todays establishment. Thats what I was trying to get rid of:the establishment.
We examine the unique manufacturing ecosystem that has emerged, gaining access to the world’s leading hardware-prototyping culture whilst challenging misconceptions from the west. The film looks at how the evolution of “Shanzhai” – or copycat manufacturing – has transformed traditional models of business, distribution and innovation, and asks what the rest of the world can learn from this so-called “Silicon Valley of hardware".
In 1957, decades before Steve Jobs dreamed up Apple or Mark Zuckerberg created Facebook, a group of eight brilliant young men defected from the Shockley Semiconductor Company in order to start their own transistor business. Their leader was 29-year-old Robert Noyce, a physicist with a brilliant mind and the affability of a born salesman who would co-invent the microchip — an essential component of nearly all modern electronics today, including computers, motor vehicles, cell phones and household appliances. SILICON VALLEY tells the story of the pioneering scientists who transformed rural Santa Clara County into the hub of technological ingenuity we now know as Silicon Valley.
Finnish award-winning barista Kalle Freese travels to San Francisco with his girlfriend to start an instant coffee start-up with big goals. At stake are Kalle's health, relationship and the newly formed start-up.
Discover how the big, bold ideas of Silicon Valley are helping launch a new era of private space exploration in this half-hour KQED Science documentary. From space tourism to mining the moon to companies ferrying NASA astronauts into space, a new wave of commercialization is shaking up the $300-billion global space industry. Meet a new generation of entrepreneurs, sprung from the high-tech culture of Silicon Valley, who are venturing into the new "wild west" of space exploration in search of their space gold. But are there new risks when space is no longer the exclusive domain of big governments?
The first feature-length film shot in HDR (high dynamic range) time-lapse photography, director Nate North's remarkable documentary paints the landscape, architecture and culture of the Northern California technology hub in vibrant color and light. Drawn from more than 2,000 hours of stunning footage, the film captures breathtaking detail in events both mundane and extraordinary, from the morning commute to a lunar eclipse.
Through many in-depth interviews with the veterans of Silicon Valley, this documentary describes the history, start-up culture, business management and venture capital mechanisms of the Silicon Valley.
In Silicon Valley, the cradle of digital technology located south of San Francisco, an army of bright young engineers holds so much data about our lives that it has become all-powerful. Led by the four giants of the Internet, known by the acronym Gafa (Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon), to which we can add Microsoft, this "empire of the future" rebats the world maps by interfering, including via smartphones, in all human interactions. Zuckerberg versus Trump
Two highly specialized computer engineers in Silicon Valley are buying a crib for their soon-to-be first-born child. Not as easy as it sounds.
More than a history of computing, this program shows how the mecca of computer technology caused a fundamental shift in American society. Walter Cronkite is the host for this fascinating film featuring the stories of Hewlett and Packard, Intel, Apple Computer and dozens of other Silicon Valley entrepreneurs, inventors and visionaries.
Bill Maher delivers a great stand-up routine based on the political atmosphere heading into the 2012 Presidential Election. Fun and outrageous!
In the high-tech gold rush of modern Silicon Valley, the people most qualified to succeed are the least capable of handling success. Partially inspired by Mike Judge’s own experiences as a Silicon Valley engineer in the late ‘80s, Silicon Valley is an American sitcom that centers around six programmers who are living together and trying to make it big in the Silicon Valley.
Start-Ups: Silicon Valley is an American reality television series on Bravo. The series debuted on November 5, 2012. Citing low viewership, Bravo chose not to renew the series for a second season.
Industry leaders including Eric Schmidt and Steve Wozniak are interviewed in this remarkable look at how Silicon Valley has produced an unrivaled stream of innovations.
tech writer Jamie Bartlett tries to uncover the dark reality behind Silicon Valley’s glittering promise to build a better world.
An adrenaline-fueled ride through the culture of speculation, innovation and disruption during Silicon Valley’s unprecedented tech boom and subsequent bust in the 1990s. This mostly scripted series weaves in select documentary elements that help tell the true inside story of the internet’s formative years.