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Spike Jonze's Her, Big Data

45 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 11 February 2014

Spike Jonze's new film Her depicts a writer developing a relationship with his computer operating system. Matthew Sweet and Aleks Krotoski look at what it says about the changing relationship between man and machine as the internet of things develops.

Is Big Data the future ? Ian Angell Professor Emeritus at the London School of Economics, historian Tom Holland and Tom Smith discuss our attitude to data past and present.

Producer: Neil Trevithick.


3 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Her

    Aleks Krotoski reviews Spike Jonze's Her.

  • Big Data

    Tom Holland and Tom Smith discuss our attitude to data past and present.

  • Shirley Temple

    Diana Serra Cary, best known as Baby Peggy, pays tribute to Shirley Temple.


Matthew Sweet
Interviewed Guest
Aleks Krotoski
Interviewed Guest
Ian Angell
Interviewed Guest
Tom Holland
Tom Smith
Neil Trevithick


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