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The Silicon Factor

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The last of three programmes investigating the so-called microelectronics revolution.
And What of the Future?
How will the silicon chip affect the quality of our lives and our attitudes to work?
Starting in America, Bernard Falk visits places already using the new technology to find out what could be in store for white collar, blue collar and professional workers in the next decade. What kinds of jobs will change or disappear? Are there areas where employment will increase? What will be the effects on the professions? How must our attitudes change if we are to enjoy the benefits of this new revolution and not suffer its worst effects?
Production DAVID ALLEN and ROBERT ALBURY

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Unknown: Bernard Falk
Unknown: David Allen
Unknown: Robert Albury

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