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The Future of Modern Living [electronic resource]

Parthenon Entertainment (Firm)
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
The world we live in is becoming ever faster and more complex. This film explores how technology and digital data processing are providing us with luxury features that would have been unthinkable a few years ago. Millions of people all over the world now let a computer pick out the perfect partner for life, and virtual creatures are becoming more and more humanlike. Modern living is supposed to make our life easier than ever before, but does it really?
Release Date
2000
Run Time
25 min.
Language
English
Rating
9 & up
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on September 08, 2013.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Series
The Future of... (Series 1)
Future of
Series Statement
Future Of... ; Series 1
Contents
  • CyberLife (1:25)
  • Future Home Environments (2:00)
  • The Future of Grocery Shopping (1:51)
  • The Future of Money & Identity Theft (1:51)
  • The Future of Artificial Intelligence (2:40)
  • The Future of Robots (2:55)
  • The Future of Music (2:21)
  • The Future of Recreation (2:44)
  • The Future of Heroes (0:35)
  • The Future of Aging (1:21)
  • The Future of Depression (3:01)
  • The Future of Air Travel? (1:19)
  • Credits: The Future of Modern Living: The Future Of... (Series 1) (0:21)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2013], c2000.
Publisher no.
  • 55029s Films Media Group
  • 55032 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 streaming video file (25 min.) : sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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