Episode 1 - Diamond Factory


Episode Info

The season opener examines artificial diamonds that are indistinguishable from the real "girl's best friend"; how researchers determined the source of the anthrax used in the 2001 anthrax attacks; the pitch-correction software Auto-Tune. Also: a profile of computer scientist Luis von Ahn (Carnegie Mellon), who trains computers using games and developed ReCAPTCHA to decipher unidentified words in digitalized books.


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