Breakthrough: The Ideas That Changed the World

Breakthrough: The Ideas That Changed the World

The Smartphone

The history of the smartphone, from its roots in Morse code to Apple's unveiling of the first-ever iPhone in 2007; how the next generation of smartphones may allow for communication just by thinking. (60 minutes)

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Tue, 1/28 at 10:59 pm on Q

The Robot

Robots are first conceptualized in ancient Rome; how uses for robots have evolved over the centuries, from the calculator to the Roomba; what future robots might be able to do. (60 minutes)

Wed, 1/29 at 2:59 am on Q

The Robot

Robots are first conceptualized in ancient Rome; how uses for robots have evolved over the centuries, from the calculator to the Roomba; what future robots might be able to do. (61 minutes)