Title:Visions Of Heaven And Hell 3: The Virtual Wasteland
Date:14th February 1995
Summary:LOOKS AT THE WAY THAT NEW TECHNOLOGY IS DIVIDING THE WORLD INTO THE INFORMATION RICH AND THE INFORMATION POOR. ARGUES THAT NOT EVERYONE WILL HAVE ACCESS TO NEW TECHNOLOGY, AND THOSE WHO ARE EXCLUDED WILL BE INCREASINGLY ALIENATED. THE RICH ARE ALREADY USING TECHNOLOGY NOT TO LIFT THE POOR UP, BUT TO SHUT THEM OUT - TO CREATE HI-TECH FORTRESSES. FOCUSSES ON THE CASE OF SINGAPORE - THE MOST TECHNOLOGICALLY ADVANCED COUNTRY I THE WORLD - YET ALSO ONE OF THE MOST REPRESSIVE.
Description:RESEARCH FOR SERIES OF VISUAL ESSAYS ON THE NINETIES: MARTIN AMIS,DENNIS POTTER,PHILIP NORMAN,ET AL.