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Author: Eric SiegelTed GersteinGeorge GriffinMary Beth KirchnerTed KoppelAll authors
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, ©2003.
Series: Brave new world.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Looks at how machines are speeding up the pace of life. Can we, will we, could we ever slow down? Robert Krulwich talks with Michael Malone, editor of Forbes ASAP magazine and others about how machines push us to go faster and why speed is so attractive. Also features Silicon Valley pioneer Regis McKenna; performance artist David Pleasant; musical group They Would be Giants, performing You're older than you were  Read more...
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Siegel; Ted Gerstein; George Griffin; Mary Beth Kirchner; Ted Koppel; Robert Krulwich; Michael S Malone; Regis McKenna; David Pleasant; Buster Keaton; William Steig; Jacob Needleman; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
OCLC Number: 52289947
Performer(s): Host, Ted Koppel ; interviewer, Robert Krulwich.
Description: 1 videodisc (42 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD player required.
Series Title: Brave new world.
Responsibility: directed by Eric Siegel ; producers, Ted Gerstein, George Griffin, Mary Beth Kirchner.

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Looks at how machines are speeding up the pace of life. Can we, will we, could we ever slow down? Robert Krulwich talks with Michael Malone, editor of Forbes ASAP magazine and others about how machines push us to go faster and why speed is so attractive. Also features Silicon Valley pioneer Regis McKenna; performance artist David Pleasant; musical group They Would be Giants, performing You're older than you were before and now you're even older ; silent screen actor/director Buster Keaton having a multi-task lunch; cartoons of New Yorker magazine cartoonist Bill Steig; philosopher Jacob Needleman; Mary, the short-order cook; and video artists, John and Adam, in the role of brain cells in Mary's brain.

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