Google and the World Brain: Ben spoke with Audio Boo at Sundance

“I think people have got to pay for information and we’ve got to create a series of micro-payments” Ben Lewis, 2013

Ben talks about weak AI, real AI and whether people can change the direction of the internet.

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 “As Ben Lewis’s well-argued documentary shows, Google started their bold initiative apparently without realising the storm it would create. But opposition came from authors who held the copyright to their books: they regarded Google’s scheme as corporate theft.”

David Gritten

The Telegraph

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Ben Lewis talks about Google and the World Brain

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Since January Ben has been travelling the world attending screenings of Google and the World Brain. There has been a lot of TV and press interest in his film and he has given countless interviews! Watch some of them below.

Astra Film Festival – Romania – October 2013

Breakfast Television – Toronto, Canada – October 2013

FernTV – Toronto, Canada – October 2013

New York Film Festival – USA – September 2013

Arthur Kanegis – Sundance, USA – January 2013

Park City Television – Sundance, USA – January 2013

New Article about Google and the World Brain 21.09.13

“…a provocative assessment of a fascinating turning point in the long history of books and libraries.”

Gavin Midgley – Associate Editor – Take One

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View the whole article on the Take One Website.

It’s always great to get feedback on Google and the World Brain, particularly as so many people have so many different opinions, often very strong opinions, about Google and their book scanning operation. It’s definitely a topic worth discussion and it’s what makes Ben’s Q&As and talks after the screenings all the more interesting to attend.

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Cambridge Film Festival – Cambridge, UK – 21st & 22nd September

Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival – Rio de Janeiro, Brasil – 27th, 28th, 30th September & 2nd October

New York Film Festival – New York, USA – 29th September & 2nd October

Milwaukee Film Festival – Milwaukee, USA – 29th September, 4th & 9th October

CNEX Documentary Film Festival – Taipei, Taiwan – 30th September & 2nd October

Doc Soup – Toronto, Canada – 2nd & 3rd October

Internet Festival – Pisa, Italy – 12th October

Astra Film Festival – Astra, Romania – 14th October

Hawaii International Film Festival – Honolulu, USA – 16th October

CSFF 360° –  Moscow, Russia – 16th October

EBS International Documentary Festival – Seoul, South Korea – 20th, 22nd & 24th October

Elevate Festival – Graz, Austria – 24th October

Upcoming Festivals: NYFF, Doc Soup, EIDF and many more!

Google and the World Brain is screening in lots of different festivals this September and October – maybe there is one near you?

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Cambridge Film Festival – Cambridge, UK – 21st & 22nd September

Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival – Rio de Janeiro, Brasil – 27th, 28th, 30th September & 2nd October

New York Film Festival – New York, USA – 29th September & 2nd October

Milwaukee Film Festival – Milwaukee, USA – 29th September, 4th & 9th October

CNEX Documentary Film Festival – Taipei, Taiwan – 30th September & 2nd October

Doc Soup – Toronto, Canada – 2nd & 3rd October

Internet Festival – Pisa, Italy – 12th October

Astra Film Festival – Astra, Romania – 14th October

Hawaii International Film Festival – Honolulu, USA – 16th October

CSFF 360° –  Moscow, Russia – 16th October

EBS International Documentary Festival – Seoul, South Korea – 20th, 22nd & 24th October

Elevate Festival – Graz, Austria – 24th October

Google and the World Brain is now available on DVD!

The film is endlessly fascinating and engaging. It’s probably the best documentary you’ll see all year.

Lucas McNelly – Huffington Post 

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Google and the World Brain is now available to buy on DVD via the Polar Star Films Website.

Buy it here!

It will also soon be available on Amazon – keep an eye out for the announcement!