The Silicon Valley Revolution — How a Bunch of Nerds Changed our Lives
screenable online: 2 episodes
Today, Silicon Valley is home to the headquarters of multi-billion dollar IT enterprises. The beginnings were amateurish essays in color, chaos and revolutionary stirrings. Hippies, DIY fans and clever businessmen had set into motion an unbelievable revolution. The pioneers of the home computer wanted nothing less than to change the world and push “Big Brother” off his throne: they wanted computers for everyone. This documentary chronicles the beginnings of the home computer in exclusive interviews with the pioneers of the PC revolution.
1. From Hippies to the first PC
2. From the first Computer Trade Fair to the WWW