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Changing Work Changing Workers

   2021    Technology
As the landscape of work shifts, do we need a drastic rethinking of social safety nets? Do businesses need offices? Is a 9-to-5 workday valid? Does the nation need a drastic rethinking of the social safety nets? Does America face a 'post-work' era, or will there be increased inequities in how we make our livings?
Series: Future of Work

Futureproof

   2021    Technology
Frontline and service workers have borne the health consequences of the pandemic, increasing racial and economic disparities. Certain robotic and AI applications are accelerating as the value of human workers is further questioned. Determining the likely areas of job growth and training needs is difficult. Post-secondary education has become more virtual and its costs, more controversial. How can we predict job growth, training needs and the role of education in order to prepare for the work of the future?
Series: Future of Work

The New Industrial Revolution

   2021    Technology
This there-part series explores monumental changes in the workplace and the long-term impact on workers, employers, educators and communities. Employment is part of the American Dream. Will the future provide opportunities for jobs that sustain families and the nation?
The first episode illuminates disruptions to the world of work--AI, robotics, globalization and labor practices. The COVID-19 pandemic was a new driver of change; at the pandemic's height, unemployment flipped from its lowest rate in 50 years to its highest level in a century.
Series: Future of Work

Countdown: Inspiration4 Mission to Space Episode IV

   2021    Technology
A fighter jet ride prepares the crew for the G-forces of spaceflight. Haley, Sian and Chris relate the emotions they experience as launch approaches.
Series: Countdown: Inspiration4 Mission to Space

Countdown: Inspiration4 Mission to Space Episode III

   2021    Technology
As training begins, the crew members process the physical, mental and technical demands being placed on them. The group is going to be in some intentionally uncomfortable situations and, to see how they do as a team. A climb of Mt. Rainier puts them to the test.
Series: Countdown: Inspiration4 Mission to Space
The Sky at Night
The Sky at Night

   2020    Science
U2 Live at the Rose Bowl
U2 Live at the Rose Bowl

   2010    Art
Minimalism
Minimalism

   2015    Culture
Prehistoric America
Prehistoric America

   2003    Nature
Zeitgeist
Zeitgeist

   2007    Culture
Engineering the Future
Engineering the Future

   2021    Technology
Prehistoric Planet
Prehistoric Planet

   2022    Science