PBS Nova the smartest machine on earth DVD. Augmenting human intelligence is a lot tougher than it looks, but scientists are edging closer with machines like "Watson," an IBM computing system that competed on the game show JEOPARDY, taking on Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter, two of the show's most successful and celebrated contestants of all time. This program is an updated version of the original broadcast, with additional content added. 60 minutes on 1 DVD, closed captioned.
Nova the smartest machine on earth DVD
Augmenting human intelligence is a lot tougher than it looks, but scientists are edging closer with machines like "Watson" an IBM computing system that competed on the game show JEOPARDY
Taking on Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter, two of the show's most successful and celebrated contestants of all time
This program is an updated version of the original broadcast, with additional content added
60 minutes on 1 DVD, closed captioned
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The Blame Game - Are We a Country of Victims? (ABC News)
Manufacturer: Mpi Home Video
Brand: MPI Home Video
More and more, Americans see themselves as victims, with our misfortunes being everyone's fault but our own. ABC's John Stossel explores this phenomenon in a unique program looking first at those who file gratuitous lawsuits or abuse government programs. Next he examines the unforeseen consequences of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Finally, does victim mentality do more harm than actual racism? 1994/color/50 min/NR.
David Lynch Collection: Lost Highway, Mulholland Drive, Inland Empire [Blu-ray] (Region Free)
Inland Empire: Though Inland Empire's three hours of befuddling abstraction could try the patience of the most devoted David Lynch fan, its aim to reinvigorate the Lynch-ian symbolic order is ambitious, not to mention visually arresting. Lost Highway: Haunting sexuality, ricochet action and fleeting, murderous shadows await you on a journey that begins and ends on the Lost Highway. The successful jazz musician whose marriage is on the rocks... The man in black who threatens to expose him... The young mechanic with links to a powerful mobster... The mobster's moll, who knows what she wants and the people who can get it for her. These are the riders on the Lost Highway, trapped in their worlds of desire, destiny, and unknown destination, where the truth is always just a short way further down the road. Featuring a star-studded soundtrack and an incredible cast including Bill Pullman (Independence Day), Patricia Arquette (Medium), Balthazar Getty, Robert Blake and Robert Loggia, Lost Highway is a powerful, sensual and extraordinary movie experience from renowned director David Lynch (Blue Velvet, Twin Peaks). Mulholland Drive: Pandora couldn't resist opening the forbidden box containing all the delusions of mankind, and let's just say David Lynch, in Mulholland Drive, indulges a similar impulse. Employing a familiar film noir atmosphere to unravel, as he coyly puts it, "a love story in the city of dreams," Lynch establishes a foreboding but playful narrative in the film's first ...
Youll Laugh Until It Hurts! And Boy Will It Hurt! Endurance (Za Gaman) is a Japanese "torture" game show where male university student endure a variety of humiliating and/or painful competitions to see who can tolerate it the longest. Which of these outr
Groucho Marx's acclaimed genius for ad-libbing sparkles in these 14 episodes from ''You Bet Your Life,'' his hugely popular quiz show where prize money and competition take a back seat to comedy. His colorful, eccentric, and sometimes famous guests perfectly showcase Groucho's famed wit and feisty intellect. Unpredictability rules and anything can happen - and Groucho never disappoints. A unique blend of comedy and wit makes this show a true classic. As announcer George Fenneman introduces him in every episode, he is ''The one... the only... Groucho!''Guest Stars Included:*Actress Candice Bergen*Comedienne Phyllis Diller*''Tarzan'' star Johnny Weissmuller*World Champion boxer Joe Louis*Professional wrestler ''Wild Red'' Berry*Cowboy star Hoot Gibson*Harpo Marx*Chico Marx
This 5-disc set captures the antics of the incomparable Groucho, Chico, Harpo, Zeppo - and even Gummo - in rare film clips, radio shows, and the pilot to Groucho's legendary "You Bet Your Life" TV show.
Format: Black & White, Collector's Edition, NTSC
Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
Number of discs: 1
Rated: NR (Not Rated)
Studio: Rph Productions
DVD Release Date: November 4, 2003
Run Time: 420 minutes