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Hyperland (1990)

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Far ahead of it's time, this documentary introduced the Internet to an unsuspecting public way back in 1990. Douglas Adams, along with Tom Baker, explores the ideas of interactivity & ... See full summary »

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Far ahead of it's time, this documentary introduced the Internet to an unsuspecting public way back in 1990. Douglas Adams, along with Tom Baker, explores the ideas of interactivity & digital links which are the basis of the Internet today. Written by Brian Shoebridge

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Interesting early insight into the world of the internet.
17 September 2002 | by (UK) – See all my reviews

When I first saw this program on its first broadcast, I had never even heard the word "Internet" before. Computers were, as far as I was concerned, items which were to be used alone. This program opened my eyes.

Within its confines it discusses the ideas of hyper-linking, animated icons and an on-screen "buddy" Tom who helps to guide the progress of the action, all of which were not only very new concepts at the time, but also not particularly widespread.

While some of the concepts discussed in the program are outlandish and still unused today - and still more of them died a rapid death on their first inception at the beginning of the multi-media age, many of them have since become invaluable.


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