Bank Card | The Secret Genius of Modern Life

Hannah Fry takes a look at the bank card, the digital key to accessing cash, and finds out how its extraordinary innovations have some surprising and sinister origins.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 59'20''
  • Broadcast year: 2022
Curriculum Connection
  • Physics

Licence: ERA Licence required


UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Two
  • Programme: The Secret Genius of Modern Life
  • Series: 1
  • Episode: Bank Card