Title Details

Computer Centre, The

An older staff member struggles with the introduction of new technology.
Series : Adults Learning | Episode : 2 | Year : 1972 | Total Duration : 4.5 Minutes | Producer : Joe Scully
Director : Peter Weir |
Hands bending stack of punch cards so that edges flick back. Instructor and group gathered around punch card machine. All are young except middle-aged man, 'Vince'. Punch card reader. Instructor demonstrating punch card reader. Punch cards and buttons on machine. Lesson ends and class disperses. Teacher talks to Vince about feeling uncomfortable with the new technology. Teacher encourages Vince by pointing out his knowledge of statistics. Quicktime clip available.
Access No. 141248 | 3 mins 55 secs | 1970s | Australia | © NFSA | Colour |