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The staff changes, massive layoffs and the shutdown of its entire Boston office over the years make the One Laptop Per Child program sound like a huge failure. But this documentary by filmmaker Michael Kleiman shows that OLPC really did change some of its recipients' lives, particularly those who'...

September 28th 2014 at 7:46pm 0 Comments
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While James Franco's Saturday Night Live documentary has been around for a few years now, it was never released for mass consumption. According to the Oz the Great and Powerful star himself, the behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to produce the show in the span of a week will begin streaming...

September 24th 2014 at 12:02pm 0 Comments
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The rise of 3D printing has graced headlines for quite some time, and now Netflix brings its documentary chronicling the last several years to its streaming lineup. Starting September 26th, Print the Legend will be available for viewing. The red-hued video service nabbed the film after it earned a...

September 11th 2014 at 4:33pm 0 Comments
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Let's say that, for a moment, Frank Underwood's connivings and Piper Chapman's descent into the belly of the beast don't do anything for you; you keep your Netflix subscription active for documentaries and little else. Well, you're in luck because the streaming juggernaut has recently announced pl...

September 10th 2014 at 5:17am 0 Comments
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Want to know more about e-sports without all of the "watching e-sports" that it would otherwise entail? That's the purpose behind a new documentary being assembled by Riot Games. Road to Worlds is all about tracking the path of professional League of Legends players as they fight through the cham...

September 9th 2014 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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In episodes one and two of Slices of Apple, we looked at where Apple came from. We toured the crucible of design and engineering that forged Silicon Valley, and examined the fall of a titan in the 1990s when Apple devalued its brand before Steve Jobs returned. In this episode we'll look at the fro...

August 29th 2014 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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DRM-free game distributor GOG.com has expanded its online catalog to include a selection of gaming documentaries, announcing that it will seek partnerships with major studios to feature additional TV and film offerings via download and streaming. Twenty gaming-themed documentaries are now collecte...

August 27th 2014 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Back2Back Productions is looking for lovers who met in MMOs, according to a blurb at MCVUK. Founder David Notman-Watt told the website that a documentary featuring couples who met online and married in meatspace is currently filming and will air on a "major TV network." Notman-Watt says his firm i...

August 8th 2014 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Controlling a computer with gestures is almost passé these days, but how quickly we forget that Nintendo and Mattel released a kooky gadget that basically let people do just that back in 1989. Now, a new Kickstarter project aims to revisit that most maligned of wearables: the Power Glove. Y...

August 6th 2014 at 6:44pm 0 Comments
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Ever wonder what makes Apple tick? The company is notoriously secretive about its products, but perhaps has been even more secretive about how it operates on the inside. Relatively few resources are available if you want to know the inside scoop on how Apple keeps making great products. While Tim...

August 4th 2014 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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HBO takes a sobering look at the consequences of gaming addiction tonight with the premiere of Love Child, a documentary film that explores the tragic circumstances behind the death of an infant girl as her parents battled MMORPG addiction. The death of three-month old Sarang ("Love" in Korean) ma...

July 28th 2014 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Crowdfunded EVE Online documentary A Tale of Internet Spaceships is now viewable on YouTube. The 56-minute film was shot during Fanfest 2013 and it seeks to both introduce EVE to the uninitiated and to illuminate the period around the game's Incarna expansion (as well as the player revolts that fol...

July 14th 2014 at 9:00am 0 Comments