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Programme 1

30 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 23 August 2005

In the first programme Ian finds out why the evolution of language and the use of metaphor kick started human creativity, paving the way for cave art and modern civilisation.

He also finds out why computers could be the artists and writers of the 22nd century.


Ian Peacock
Pamela Rutherford


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