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Documentaries, society, technology

All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace

YEAR: 2011 | LENGTH: 3 parts (60 minutes each)  |  SOURCE: BBC

description:

All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace is a BBC television documentary series by filmmaker Adam Curtis. In the series, Curtis argues that computers have failed to liberate humanity, and instead have “distorted and simplified our view of the world around us.”

episodes:

A critical look at the Ayn Rand's influence on American entrepreneurship and inspiration for the new economy led by computerization of systems.

The use of vegetational concepts role in the rise of the machines, our belief in the balance of nature, and how the idea of the ecosystem was invented.

Humankind's progressive belief in being machines, and how no one believes anymore that the world can be changed for the better.