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Dr Aleks Krotoski concludes her investigation of how the World Wide Web is transforming almost every aspect of our lives. Joined by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates, Al Gore and the neu...roscientist Susan Greenfield, Aleks examines the popularity of social networks such as Facebook and asks how they are changing our relationships. And, in a ground-breaking test at University College London, Aleks investigates how the Web may be distracting and overloading our brains.
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Series: The Virtual Revolution
Episode 4 Homo Interneticus?
Recording date: 2010
Published: 2010
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Duration: 00:59:32
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Producer: Molly Milton
Presenter: Aleks Krotoski
Contributors: Stephen Fry; Tim Berners-Lee; Al Gore; Susan Greenfield; Steve Wozniak; Charlie Leadbetter; Chris Hughes; Clay Shirky; Mark Zuckerberg; Bill Gates; Steve Schiff; Robin Dunbar; Jonah Peretti; Steven Johnson
Publisher: BBC, The Open University
Subject terms: Online social networks; Web 2.0 -- Social aspects; World Wide Web -- Psychological aspects
Production number: FKAH914F
Videofinder number: 81599
Available to public: no