Doc Shorts: Science & Cyberspace
A wide-ranging program of films that explore science, technology, and cyberspace.
When Anas Modamani arrived in Berlin in 2015 after making the trek from Syria, he celebrated with a selfie posted to Facebook, but his photo was quickly re-purposed into a fake news story and went viral. Deciding to take matters into his own hands, Anas brought a lawsuit against Facebook.
Two married entomologists have quietly amassed the world's largest private collection of insects, but as they grapple with Parkinson’s and their twilight years, these two soulmates — married for 55 years — decide to give the collection away.
Scientists in Germany and around the world are trying to get a grip on the problem of space debris.
Online video-game players describe their struggles with "swatting," a life-threatening cyber-harassment phenomenon that looms over them whenever they play.