The Computer programme No. 6-10

United Kingdom, 1981

TV show
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No.6 “Sound and Moving Pictures” - Shows the exciting potential of computer animation and art. No.7 “Let’s Pretend” - A lot can be learnt from an accurate model and one of the truly exciting capabilities of computers is simulation. No.8 “The Thinking Machine” - Computers can learn but this program asks if they can think. No.9 “In Control” - Shows the potential of computers to control aspects of our environment. No.10 “Things to Come” - Automation in farming and banking processes and unemployment consequences.

Credits

production company

BBC

co-director

Matt Boney

Frank Ash

Duration

02:05:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1981

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

015762

Language

English

Subject categories

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

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Computers

Television

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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