The Machine That Made Us

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  • TV-G
  • 2008
  • 59 min
  • 7.5  (88)

In The Machine that Made Us Stephen Fry investigates the story of the most important machine ever invented. The printing press was the world's first piece of mass-production technology. Its invention changed the world as dramatically as splitting the atom or sending men into space. It ignited a cultural revolution which shaped the modern age. It changed the way our brains work, replacing a spoken culture with a written one.

The Machine That Made Us
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In The Machine that Made Us Stephen Fry investigates the story of the most important machine ever invented. The printing press was the world's first piece of mass-production technology. Its invention changed the world as dramatically as splitting the atom or sending men into space. It ignited a cultural revolution which shaped the modern age. It changed the way our brains work, replacing a spoken culture with a written one.

The Machine That Made Us is a 2008 documentary with a runtime of 59 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.5.

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  • Release Date
    2008
  • MPAA Rating
    TV-G
  • Runtime
    59 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.5  (88)