We were sold technology as a Utopia. The dream failed, says Adam Curtis: the machines won.

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Adam Curtis documentaries are unlike anything else: collaging nostalgia-loaded archive clips to build new narratives that alter our understanding of the world. This time he takes on a subject that has huge ramifications for humanity: technology.

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Through his beautiful deconstructed style, Curtis reveals how the dream upon which it was sold to us hasn’t come to pass. And was never meant to be.

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