Google and the World Brain (2013)

Google and the World Brain



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This is the story of the most ambitious project ever conceived on the Internet. A documentary directed by Ben Lewis and produced by Polar Star Films and BLTV. (c) Official FB

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Documentary, Special Interest
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Ben Lewis' cautionary documentary about Google's efforts to digitize all the world's books is well-intended but poorly focused.

Full Review… | March 31, 2014
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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Google and the World Brain dives into the contemporary issue of online privacy, copyright, and freedom of information.

Full Review… | October 2, 2013
Toronto Star
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Ironically, the crew seems to have done most of its research via Google, relying on those who have complained loudest in print, in court or online for comment.

Full Review… | February 5, 2013
Top Critic

A doc that, though it might not be quite what viewers are expecting, feels like a useful step forward in a conversation most of us don't realize we should be having.

Full Review… | January 22, 2013
Hollywood Reporter
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In a brisk 89 minutes, the argument gets a thorough, workmanlike airing.

Full Review… | June 14, 2013
Daily Telegraph

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