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Author: Stephen EvansonIan LilleyKevin WhatelyOpen University.British Broadcasting Corporation.All authors
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English
Database:WorldCat
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Programme 1. In 1990, Tim Berners-Lee turned his vision into reality: through HTML, he made the world of information available to anyone who has access to a computer and a modem, what is today known as the World Wide Web. Programme 2. Jeweler Wendi Hebb discusses the pros and cons of being an electronic vendor in the Web marketplace. Programme 3. A discussion about the technologies that cyber-world pioneers  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Named Person: Tim Berners-Lee; Tim Berners-Lee
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Evanson; Ian Lilley; Kevin Whately; Open University.; British Broadcasting Corporation.; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
OCLC Number: 51181151
Notes: Title from container.
Originally copyrighted for the Open University in 1998.
Credits: Academic consultant, Mark Woodman ; researcher, Jane Roberts ; editor, Jill Huxley.
Performer(s): Narrator, Kevin Whately.
Description: 3 videocassettes (30 min. each) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Contents: Programme 1. Today : Big business and the Web --
Programme 2. Tomorrow : Web entrepreneurs --
Programme 3. Yesterday : Free speech, politics, and the Web.
Responsibility: BBC ; Open University ; series producer, Stephen Evanson ; producer, Ian Lilley.

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Programme 1. In 1990, Tim Berners-Lee turned his vision into reality: through HTML, he made the world of information available to anyone who has access to a computer and a modem, what is today known as the World Wide Web. Programme 2. Jeweler Wendi Hebb discusses the pros and cons of being an electronic vendor in the Web marketplace. Programme 3. A discussion about the technologies that cyber-world pioneers developed and an examination of why, for better or worse, the Information Superhighway and uncensored discourse are here to stay.

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