A series of programmes to help unscramble the mysteries of coding.
Tom Armitage decodes digital literacy for the so-called 'second machine age'.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the origins and history of codes.
Aleks Krotoski explores the language that helped put men on the moon and harness the atom.
Deeply unpopular, but 80 per cent of the world's business software was written in it. Why?
As language of choice for home computing in the 1980s, Basic became iconic.
The language that people probably interact with on a daily basis more than any other.
Aleks Krotoski explores how today's digital world is a reverse Tower of Babel.
Melvyn Bragg investigates how sounds turned into signs and signs became the alphabet.