NOVA: What’s the Next Big Thing?

Technology for a Better Future

52 minutes 9.5/10 based on 3 votes

NOVA looks at the ‘next big things’ that will be affecting the way that we live, work, and breathe.

PART 1: SOCIAL ROBOT.
Do we want to build robots who will chit-chat with us, talk about our days, and do our chores?

PART 2: DETECTING EARTHQUAKES

PART 3: ROBOTIC CARS
Cars that talk, think, and get us where we want to go – without any input from us. Is this something we want?

CHAPTER 4: SMART GRID.
North America and Europe is running on a grid that hasn’t kept up with the times.

CHAPTER 5: PROFILE: JAY KEASLING

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  • Hank

    I’d be first in line to try out the EN-Vs!

  • AMANDA

    Neil deGrasse Tyson is great

  • Bob

    EN-V….I think i’ll stick with my Suburban.

  • luis

    “We’re sorry, but this video is not available in your region due to right restrictions.”

    Thanks.

    I know how to circumvent this silly block, but thanks nonetheless.

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