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Micro Live

on BBC Two England

The weekly programme on information and computer technology.
Fred Harris looks at some of the best games for the home micro - including those which involve more than mindlessly 'zapping' aliens - from the electronic version of "Trivial
Pursuit' to a game that tests your knowledge of physics and allows you to design your own pin-ball machine.
Ian McNaught-Davis tells the sad story of the Wingsail - an ingenious computer-controlled sail which when bolted to a ship saves a tenth of its fuel bill, but has almost ruined its inventor.
And award-winning journalist Steven ArkeU reports from the City of London on the technology, and the mistakes, behind the 'Big Bang'. Studio director
Series editor DAVID ALLEN


Fred Harris
Ian McNaught-Davis
Steven Arkeu
Alan Haydn Griffiths
David Allen

BBC Two England

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