All Watched Over By Machines Of Loving Grace

All Watched Over By Machines Of Loving Grace

A series of films about how humans have been colonised by the machines we have built. Although we don't realise it, the way we see everything in the world today is through the eyes of the computers.
3 Episodes
All Watched Over By Machines Of Loving Grace - Love and Power

Love and Power

A dream rose up in the 1990s that computers could create a new kind of stable world, bringing about a new kind global capitalism free of all risk and without the boom and bust of the past.
BBC
All Watched Over By Machines Of Loving Grace - The Use and Abuse of Vegetational Concepts

The Use and Abuse of Vegetational Concepts

This is the story of how our modern scientific idea of nature, the self-regulating ecosystem, is actually a fantasy based on cybernetic ideas that were projected on to nature in the 1950s by ambitious scientists.
BBC
All Watched Over By Machines Of Loving Grace - The Monkey in the Machine and the Machine in the Monkey

The Monkey in the Machine and the Machine in the Monkey

This film argues that because our political dreams seem to have failed, we have retreated into machine-fantasies that say we have no control over our actions, to excuse our failure.
BBC