All Watched Over By Machines Of Loving Grace

A new documentary series by Adam Curtis, known by many from Charlie Brooker's Newswipe

Guardian: The new series, called All Watched Over By Machines Of Loving Grace, takes complicated ideas and turns them into entertainment by the use of the vertigo-inducing intellectual leaps, choppy archive material and disorienting music with which all Curtis fans are familiar. The central idea leads Curtis on a journey, taking in the chilling ├╝ber-individualist novelist Ayn Rand, former chairman of the Federal Reserve Alan Greenspan, the "new economy", hippy communes, Silicon Valley, ecology, Richard Dawkins, the wars in Congo, the lonely suicide in a London squat of the mathematical genius who invented the selfish gene theory, and the computer model of the eating habits of the pronghorn antelope.

Read here: http://www.guardian.co.uk/tv-and-radio/2011/may/06/adam-curtis-computers-documentary?CMP=twt_gu
rottenseedsays...

What pulled me in (and what usually does as a former psychedelics connoisseur) was the music.

That being said, the songs are
1) Roy Orbison - In Dreams (if you don't know that one, get out of my house)
2) NIN - Right Where it Belongs v1
3) Burial - Forgive
4) Stereo Total - Aua

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