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The Resource Doc zone, Cell phones, the ring heard around the world, (videorecording)

Doc zone, Cell phones, the ring heard around the world, (videorecording)

Label
Doc zone, Cell phones, the ring heard around the world
Title
Doc zone
Title part
Cell phones, the ring heard around the world
Title variation
Cell phones, the ring heard around the world
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"One little gadget, 3.3 billion subscribers - half the population of the planet! It may fit in the palm of your hand, but the cell phone packs a powerful punch. By the year 2010, an estimated 90% of the world will have cell phone coverage ... [This program] takes viewers on a journey through cell phone culture and history, showcasing its pervasive use around the world from Japan to India, America to Africa. Watch the dramatic rescue of a Seattle woman whose cell phone saved her life. Shadow a Tokyo DJ as addicted to Japan's cell phone-based "thumb culture" as any of the country's 100 million mobile subscribers. Be inspired by a young boy in India who's getting access to a powerful economic tool - learning the English language - by cell phone"--container. Also follows Spice Girl Mel B as she attempts to set the ring tone world record, and speaks with billionaire Sir Richard Branson, who can't live without his cell phone. Travels to a remote corner of Rwanda, where the "village phone lady" is helping fellow villagers cross the digital divide and climb out of poverty. In San Francisco, speaks with the high tech maverick who invented the technology that created the camera phone, and examines the phenomenon of "citizen paparazzi."
Cataloging source
DCK
Characteristic
videorecording
Language note
Closed-captioned
LC call number
HE9713
LC item number
C457 2008
PerformerNote
No credits available
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Doc zone, Cell phones, the ring heard around the world, (videorecording)
Label
Doc zone, Cell phones, the ring heard around the world, (videorecording)
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Videorecording not viewed
  • Public performance rights included
  • Originally broadcast as an episode of the CBC television series Doc Zone
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Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn230968331
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Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
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{'EPLCSD': 'https://epl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/830242005'}
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 44 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
sound, color with black & white sequences
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a830242
  • (OCoLC)230968331
  • (CaAE) a830242

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