Hello World

Hello World

Business journalist Ashlee Vance travels the world to learn how technology is developed.

Episode Guide

  • Hello World - Chile (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    Chile

    In Chile, Ashlee Vance explores outer space with giant telescopes, pulls water out of thin air and trips on frog poison.

  • Hello World - Russia (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    Russia

    Host Ashlee Vance travels to Russia to explore how the country is building a sovereign Internet through state-sponsored innovation; he dines with a tech oligarch, visits a remote Siberian startup incubator and hangs out with hacker hunters.

  • Hello World - Hello World (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    Hello World

    Host Ashlee Vance travels to Russia to explore how the country is building a sovereign Internet through state-sponsored innovation; he dines with a tech oligarch, visits a remote Siberian startup incubator and hangs out with hacker hunters.

  • Hello World - Japan (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    Japan

    In Japan, Ashlee Vance travels from Tokyo to Kyoto and Osaka to meet the country's top roboticists who make lifelike androids, robot helpers and autonomous vehicles.

  • Hello World - United Kingdom (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    United Kingdom

    Host Ashlee Vance heads to England, visiting the birthplace of computing and learning about the advanced devices shaping today's digital world.

  • Hello World - Australia (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Australia

    In Australia, Ashlee Vance dives with a robot, goes spelunking with glowworms and befriends dinosaurs.

  • Hello World - Mojave Desert (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    Mojave Desert

    Ashlee Vance camps out in the Mojave Desert, where inventors have created a playground to push custom cars and spaceships to their limits.

  • Hello World - Iceland (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Iceland

    In Iceland, Ashlee Vance meets with space nerds who channel their creativity and love of storytelling into technology.

  • Hello World - Israel (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Israel

    While examining how Israel has evolved into a technological giant, Ashlee Vance visits the Iron Dome, a "Star Trek"-inspired spectrometer, and a mini-space laboratory.

  • Hello World - Sweden (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Sweden

    Ashlee Vance travels from Stockholm to Lulea in Sweden, where he talks to a face-swapping robot, has a cup of coffee with Spotify's CEO Daniel Ek and takes a look at efficient energy.

  • Hello World - New Zealand (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    New Zealand

    Ashlee Vance explores the development of technology in New Zealand, meeting an inventor who is working out of his garage to change healthcare and a team that is competing in the space race; then she learns about virtual filmmaking at WETA Workshop.

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