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Hi-Tech Culture: Technology Today

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The Camera Never Lies?
We used to believe photographs, but now they can be seamlessly altered by anyone who has the right programs. How can we know fact from manipulation? We talk to those in the business of altering reality and those (Adbusters, Media Watch) who oppose it.

The Electronic Marketplace
Internet services are beginning to offer shopping online. What happens to: “Don’t leave home without it” when you don’t have to leave home to get it?

Target Marketing: Bullseye!
State-of-the-art retail technology allows businesses to gather detailed information on our buying habits. Should what we buy, and where, be public knowledge?

The paradigm shift of working at home. A profile of several people who are connected to the office by modem and telephone – what are the effects on parenting and productivity?

View a printer friendly version of this page...Copyright Date: 2005 Length: 36 minutes Library Audience:
  • Young Adult
  • Family
  • General Interest
  • School Audience:
  • Junior High (7-9)
  • Secondary (10-12)
  • Univ./College
  • Adult Ed.
  • Subjects: Technology Studies; Social and Political Issues Formats Available:
  • DVD