The Virtual Revolution - The Great Levelling?
Twenty years on from the invention of the World Wide Web, Dr Aleks Krotoski looks at how it is reshaping almost every aspect of our lives. Joined by some of the web's biggest names - including the founders of Facebook, Twitter, Amazon, Apple and Microsoft, and the web's inventor - she explores how far the web has lived up to its early promise.
This is the pre-title sequence from the first episode in this four-part series, in which Aleks charts the extraordinary rise of blogs, Wikipedia and YouTube, and traces an ongoing clash between the freedom the technology offers us, and our innate human desire to control and profit.
Available since: Thu 4 Feb 2010
- Aleks Krotoski
- Philip Smith
- Russell Barnes
- Executive Producer
- Dominic Crossley-Holland
More clips from The Great Levelling?
More clips from The Virtual Revolution
- The online business Duration: 04:17 The Cost of Free
- The Virtual Revolution - Enemy of the State? - Campaigning on the Internet Duration: 02:36 Enemy of the State?
- Internet Access For All Duration: 02:42 The Great Levelling?
- The Widespread Appeal of Wikipedia Duration: 04:56 The Great Levelling?
- How the world wide web was invented Duration: 02:06 The Great Levelling?