Goodbye Gutenberg

United States, 1980

Film
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Episode of Series “Horizon”.
Printed work is our main method of storing, retrieving and transmitting information, but the tiny electronic pulses in computers today are about to change that. Electronic text means words being stored, displayed, restored or sent around the world. The changes this could cause are discussed. Presented by Anthony Smith.

Credits

production company

BBC

WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)

producer

Edward Goldwyn

Duration

01:17:17:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1980

Appears in

Group of items

Horizon

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

323560

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Printing industry

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Information storage and retrieval systems

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Telecommunication

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

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

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Printing

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - United States

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Computers

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Information storage and retrieval systems

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Information technology - Social aspects

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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