Computers

Australia, 1968

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Episode of Series “Four corners (Television program)”.
Discusses the devleopment and increasing use of computers in Australia. Banks, the TAB, the stock exchange, aviation companies and many government social service departments are extensively computerised. Computers have an invaluable application in medical research and hospital services, and road traffic control. Presents the problem of redundant workers in a computerised community and questions the morality of a National Data Bank.

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Credits

director

David Stiven

producer

Sam Lipski

production company

ABC-TV (Australia)

Duration

00:46:07:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1968

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Group of items

Four corners (Television program)

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

002309

Language

English

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Television

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Television programs - Australia

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Television series - Australia

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Computer industry

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Redundancy

Documentary

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Information technology - Social aspects

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Privacy, Right of

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Technological unemployment

History → Technology and civilization

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Computer science

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Computers

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Computers - History

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Information technology - Social aspects

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Technological unemployment

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Technology and civilization

Television

Television → Television programs → Television programs - Australia

Television → Television series → Television series - Australia

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16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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