James May's Big Ideas

I’d glanced at James May’s Big Ideas in the TV schedules but hadn’t realised it was quite so futury. It looks like the series has finished now but if you’re in the UK the three hour-long episodes are still on iPlayer for the next six days:

Come Fly with Me
A search for his ultimate flying machine. A flying car, a tiny helicopter, a human rocket.
Man-Machine
Will a world of robots ever become reality? An exoskeleton, a bionic woman.
Power to the People
Better ways of generating power. A solar powered car, a space elevator, kites, petrol “conjured out of thin air”.

I haven’t watched them yet and those descriptions are fashioned from the BBC blurbs. If you’re not in the UK, I’m sure the internet can provide…

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