We examine the unique manufacturing ecosystem that has emerged, gaining access to the world’s leading hardware-prototyping culture whilst challenging misconceptions from the west. The film looks at how the evolution of “Shanzhai” – or copycat manufacturing – has transformed traditional models of business, distribution and innovation, and asks what the rest of the world can learn from this so-called “Silicon Valley of hardware”.
Egypt’s Ten Greatest Discoveries… Egypt’s per-eminent archaeologist, Zahi Hawass, and his team select the ten most important discoveries in Egypt. From major battles, to mega-construction, these discoveries reveal the amazing stories of the lives of kings, queens and ordinary people. Take a marvelous journey down the mighty Nile and back through time to uncover many of ancient Egypt’s long-lost mysteries. It’s all here — from pyramids and temples, to pharaohs and mummies — in this fascinating collection that explores one of the greatest cultures the world has ever known. Discover why for more than three thousand years, Egypt’s wealth and magnificence were unrivaled.
In the seventeenth century, the philosophy of space and time emerged as a central issue in epistemology and metaphysics. At its heart, Gottfried Leibniz, the German philosopher-mathematician, and Isaac Newton, the English physicist-mathematician, set out two opposing theories of what space is.