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11/10/2011

Duration:
18 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 11 October 2011

Porn blocked
Some of Britain's biggest internet service providers are to allow households to block porn. If users want to view adult websites then they will have to 'opt in'. Click discusses these new proposals.

Metropolitan Museum website
New York's Metropolitan Museum has unveiled its new website. It aims to put over 300,000 objects and works of art online in 400 galleries, to archive everything from 11th Century Costa Rican pendants to the largest of Vermeer's oil paintings. Click talks to Matt Morgan and Alex Morrison about the mammoth task facing the museum.

Babbage's computer
The Victorian computer pioneer Charles Babbage dreamed of building a machine which would have been the world's first computer. It was one of his many plans that were never completed. Chris Vallance reports on the team who is trying to realise Babbage's dream 150 years later, working on his plans to design the actual computer.

Myndplay
Is it ever possible to change film scenes with your mind? The consensus is "no" but that hasn't stopped Myndplay. It believes that you can use your brainwaves to interact with the movie. Gareth Mitchell tries on the headset to determine whether it might ever be feasible or is it just fanciful?

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Chapters

4 items
  • Porn blocked

    Making it easier for British Households to block porn

  • Metropolitan Museum website

    Matt Morgan and Alex Morrison discuss the design of the Metropolitan Museum’s new website

  • Babbage’s computer

    A report on realising Charles Babbage’s plans for a Victorian computer. Chris Vallance reports

  • Myndplay

    Can the mind ever control the scenes in the movies? Tre Azam explains

  • A History of the World in 100 Objects

    A History of the World in 100 Objects

    This site uses objects to tell a history of the world. You’ll find 100 objects from the British Museum and hundreds more from museums and people across the UK

    Take a look at the objects

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