You and the computer

United States, 1969

Film
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Illustrates with live action and simple animation the concept: the computer works the same way you do. It is designed to acquaint the audience with a single aspect of the computer’s function and to arouse interest in future computer-related study. Points our that a trained person with a computer can perform a bigger block of mental work in an afternoon than he could in a lifetime with paper and pencil.

Credits

production company

General Electric

Duration

00:08:50:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1969

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

012230

Language

English

Subject categories

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Education - Data processing

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Educational technology

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Computers

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Educational technology

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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