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Vice Studios and Rakuten team for docuseries on emerging tech

Vice Studios and Rakuten TV have announced they will collaborate on a docuseries about emerging technologies that will soon affect everyday lives more greatly. The currently untitled five-episode series covers five ...
October 29, 2021

Vice Studios and Rakuten TV have announced they will collaborate on a docuseries about emerging technologies that will soon affect everyday lives more greatly.

The currently untitled five-episode series covers five topics: lab-grown meat, space cleaners, cyborgs, nuclear fusion and blockchain.

The blockchain episode will cover the story of DigitalBits, a blockchain for brands across different industries, and will provide a deep dive into cryptocurrencies and their possible uses. The episode comes as Rakuten TV and the DigitalBits Foundation are in talks about possible future collaborations.

The series is produced by Dan Bowen and will premiere in 2022, available free and exclusively on Rakuten TV in 43 European countries.

“This documentary series will bring to our users five stories of how innovation improves our lives and society. Innovative members of the DigitalBits ecosystem are perfectly connected with the storytelling that will develop in this project,” said Teresa L√≥pez, Rakuten TV’s head of content, in a statement.

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