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    On The Verge: NASA JPL and 'Terms and Conditions' director Cullen Hoback

    On The Verge: NASA JPL and 'Terms and Conditions' director Cullen Hoback

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    Robots! Virtual Reality! A "human-robot partnership" that'll put a billion people in space!

    Senior reporter TC Sottek went to Pasadena, CA for a trip to NASA Jet Propulsion Lab, an experimental arm of the agency that's doing some crazy work with the most advanced technology and with off-the-shelf parts like the Oculus Rift.

    And Nilay Patel sat down with Cullen Hoback, the documentary filmmaker whose work Terms and Conditions May Apply take a look at those the contracts we sign and the data we give — willingly and otherwise — when we use services like iTunes, Facebook, and Google.


    Directed by Billy Disney, Jordan Oplinger

    Producer: Ross Miller
    Associate Producer: Michael Shane
    Studio Producer: Brendan Murphy
    Executive Producers: Joshua Topolsky, Chad Mumm, Kyle Kramer

    Written by: Joshua Topolsky, Ross Miller, Nathan Cykiert

    Edited by: Regina Dellea

    Publishing Assistant: Evan Rodgers

    Camera Operators: Zach Goldstein, John Lagomarsino, Christian Mazza
    Gaffer: Corey Gailit
    NASA JPL Segment: Zach Goldstein, John Lagomarsino, Arlene Muller

    Host: Joshua Topolsky
    Special Guests: Cullen Hoback
    Featuring: Nilay Patel, TC Sottek

    Production Manager: Marcos Bueno
    From Vox Studios: Will Buikema, Dave Kaufman

    Booker: Mary Downey
    Production Assistants: Jacob Moe, Courtland Noble