ERNIE, machine made by wartime code-breakers, becomes an unlikely celebrity.
ERNIE Picks Prizes
The story of packet switching, how computers learned to talk to each other.
The Job Killer
Hannah Fry explores the pervasive fear that the computer would lead to mass unemployment.
Computers in Class
Hannah Fry describes some 1980s efforts to inspire Britain to embrace computing.
Computers at Home
How 1980s Britain grew to love the home computer. Presented by mathematician Hannah Fry.
Teens write computer games in their bedrooms, and a billion-dollar business is created.
Hannah Fry traces the dot com boom and bust in Britain between 1999 and March 2000.
Hannah Fry explores how a British company shrunk chips and made the mobile revolution.
Omnibus: 1940s to 1970s
Hannah Fry looks back at the UK's rich history of computing innovation.
Omnibus: 1980s onwards
From the ZX Spectrum to the dot com bubble, Hannah Fry looks at our computing history.
Garments made of human dust fragments? More of the public's inventions.
Women in STEM
Adam Walton asks why women are still outnumbered by men in science?
Deepfake or art: who decides?
Rory Cellan-Jones on the latest stories in the tech world
Are there new ways to beat depression?
We investigate how science is uncovering new ways to help beat long-term depression
Talking to Machines
Chatbots, robot therapists, robots that learn and an electronic robotic toy.