Tomorrow’s World: Computers in the 60s
A compilation of Tomorrow's World features first broadcast in the 1960s, looking at how computers started to be used in homes, schools and offices
Derek Cooper examines innovations in mechanical design engineering (Digital Drawing Board 16/04/1969), as well as a new system to help deal with business correspondence (Auto Secretary 20/09/1967).
Europe’s first home computer system makes an appearance (Home Computer Terminal 20/09/1967), and the impact of information technology on education is looked at with the help of Forest Grammar School, Berks (Nellie: School Computer 05/02/1969).
BBC 4 Collection Series 1 Episode 1
First broadcast 5th February 1969, 18:40