Saturday, May 21, 2011

All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace

New Adam Curtis series starts Monday on BBC Two - A series of films about how humans have been colonised by the machines we have built. Although we don't realise it, the way we see everything in the world today is through the eyes of the computers...

I've set the V+ Box to record after reading about this on the interweb (the irony!):


The story of two perfect worlds. One is the small group of disciples around the novelist Ayn Rand in the 1950s who saw themselves as a prototype for a future society where everyone could follow their own selfish desires. The other is the global utopia that digital entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley set out to create in the 1990s.

Find out more about Episode 1

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