Now the chips are down

United Kingdom, 1978

Film
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Episode of Series “Horizon”.
Examines the role of the computer in today’s society. Discusses the development and manufacturing of the silicon chip- or microprocessor- which will totally revolutionise our way of life. Shows changes which have already occurred in the factory, office, farm and shop and explains the implications for future societies.

Credits

production company

British Broadcasting Corporation

producer

Edward Goldwyn

Duration

00:50:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1978

Appears in

Group of items

Horizon

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

012852

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Computer industry

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Silicon

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

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

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Technology - Social aspects

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Technology - Study and teaching

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

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 → Microcomputers

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Silicon

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Technology - Social aspects

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Technology - Study and teaching

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Technology and civilization

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

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