Computers

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The dangers of e-waste

Dr Keith Baker
| 4th June 2009
In February 2009 the Environment Agency began its first prosecution against an individual for an e-waste crime, and claims to have prevented 33 shipments in the previous six months.

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Global village idiots

Michael Bugeja
| 1st November 2008
Information about information, ideas without place, facts without action… It’s time we got off the net, into the world and with the programme, says Michael Bugeja

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Manufactured Landscapes

Laura Sevier
| 1st May 2008
Ever wondered where computers go when they die? Or what the endless expanse of a Chinese factory floor actually looks like? This film is a meditation on the consumer world

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Time to green your PC

11th June 2007
As awareness grows of the huge and swelling carbon footprint made by the world’s IT infrastructure, the government has launched a task-force to green our PCs.

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Electric Cabaret

Michael Bugeja
| 1st January 2007
Most of us have a party in our pockets – those digital devices that promised a global village. We found that village, all right, and it is peopled with idiots. Plugged into iPods, chatting into palms, we are lost in techno-torpor enveloping us 24/7 from any locale.

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