فيلم Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World

Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World

Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World is a movie starring Elon Musk, Lawrence Krauss, and Lucianne Walkowicz. Werner Herzog's exploration of the Internet and the connected world.

Other Titles
Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World, Lo and behold, Wovon träumt das Internet?, He aquí las ensoñaciones del mundo conectado, Lo and Behold: el inicio de Internet, Eis o Admirável Mundo em Rede, Glej in se čudi: sanjarjenje o povezanem svetu, Lo i stało się. Zaduma nad światem w sieci, Lo and Behold - Internet: il futuro è oggi, Vernera Hercoga sapņi par savienoto pasauli, Eis os Delírios do Mundo Conectado
Running Time
1 hours 38 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Documentary
Director
Werner Herzog
Writer
Werner Herzog
Actors
Lucianne Walkowicz, Kevin Mitnick, Elon Musk, Lawrence Krauss
Country
USA
Year
2016
Audio Languages
اللغة_العربية, English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
اللغة_العربية, 日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

Werner Herzog's exploration of the Internet and the connected world.

Comments about documentary «Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World» (21)

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Harold P.

With the threat of global warming looming large, governments are struggling to devise a plan for how to cope with the unprecedented disruption. In particular, the fact that the air has never been so polluted in human history has led governments to adopt policies such as 're-fuelling' the world, to counteract the impact of carbon emissions. However, with new research from the University of California, Berkeley, proving that the growth of 'smart cities' could actually be a major contributor to global warming, it is now clear that the demand for energy is only just beginning to be met. It's a simple argument that has become increasingly popular as governments seek to cope with a rapidly changing world and the financial woes caused by economic sanctions. The main arguments for switching to more sustainable energy are based on the vast improvements in computer power and the ability to create 'smart' cities. However, more than just the economy is at stake, as the continued production of nuclear energy is also being threatened. Having spent the last 20 years working on nuclear energy issues, and having learned about the big questions raised by climate change, Professor David Keith, director of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in California, has said that a switch to more sustainable energy will have a massive impact on the global economy. The impact is huge, he says. 'The impact on global emissions will be enormous,' he says. 'The development of the advanced technologies necessary to replace coal with gas and oil will almost certainly result in an increase in global temperatures of about 4 degrees. The effects will be felt immediately. The changes will be felt at the local scale, affecting cities that rely on air pollution and changing rainfall patterns.' Keith's argument for moving to 'smart' cities is based on the fact that computer power has increased by 50 percent since the early 1980s, with more than 10 million computers already in use. Furthermore, the increase in the number of 'smart' cities, as many as 25,000 in the US alone, will result in dramatic reductions in CO2 emissions. In the first case, he says, the CO2 emissions that will be eliminated from coal-fired power stations will be offset by the power generated by the new smart cities. This, he claims, will have a dramatic impact on the world's greenhouse gas emissions. In the second case, he says, the switch from coal to gas and oil will be offset by an increase in the demand for oil and natural gas, reducing the CO2 emissions that will be eliminated from the power stations. In all cases, however, he says, it will have a negligible impact on global temperatures. He argues that the reduction in emissions will be achieved because the new smart cities will use less fuel and will therefore be able to provide power at a lower cost. These two scenarios are very different, he says, but they have the same outcome. Keith is not the only person in the field to make this argument. Others argue that there is a risk that by switching to 'smart' cities the human race may be forced to completely change its way of life. For example, some argue that the development of smart cities could lead to a complete collapse of the traditional culture in most of the world. As a result, the carbon dioxide emissions generated by the power stations will need to be reduced. Many countries are now looking at ways of increasing the emissions from coal-fired power stations, such as shifting to cleaner sources of electricity or using new 'smart' technologies such as solar or wind power. In China, the world's most populous country, officials have suggested that China could switch to 100 per cent renewable energy in the next decade, but if the transition is delayed because of a lack of investment, the resulting rise in CO2 emissions could mean that the entire world will be required to switch to renewable energy in the next 50 years. Keith is among those who say that the growing cost of carbon emissions is a major

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Austin Jimenez

I thought this documentary would be about an alternate reality that the average person could find themselves in. I was wrong. This documentary is really about what I would call the human predicament: when the human mind is separated from its outer environment. The movie is full of awesome visuals. It's like a beautiful song you'd hear in a really good concert. It's the soundtrack for your experience. It is definitely a good thing that people want to see what the human mind is really like. The subject is still controversial, but I really think that people will enjoy this film. I will definitely be in touch with this movie as I'm sure a lot of people are. It's a good movie and a good way to find out more about the internet.

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Roger Wood

At first I was skeptical about this documentary. I just wasn't looking forward to the ride that would be the making of a new look at the world of technology and how it might shape the future. But after watching the documentary, I changed my mind. The film was well-done, the interviewees very interesting, and the themes and ideas explored were fascinating. What I liked the most about the film was that it included so many different perspectives. The book Connected: How the Internet is Changing Us and How We Can Handle It was a good introduction to this topic. But this film is more focused on the technology and how it will affect our lives. The people interviewed were very well-spoken and articulate and I found that the film gave a more factual look at the technology, instead of just talking about how it might be changing our lives. If you're not interested in the technology but want to learn about it, I recommend this film.

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Julia

This movie covers the rise and fall of a company that was trying to find a way to connect people using the Internet. The director was responsible for the last 2 episodes of the TV show "Magic City" and "Gotham", so it was interesting to see his vision. He gives us a glimpse into how the Internet has become an important part of our lives and the businesses that thrive on it. The people who are making the Internet a success are the people who make money off it, and he also gives a look at the business cases and politics behind the success of the Internet. I found it interesting to see how the advertising companies like Google and Facebook are very willing to do whatever it takes to keep advertising on the Internet. Google was a little more vague in the questions he asked and he also said that it was too complicated to be understood in the context of the Internet. I don't know if this is true, but it would seem that they would rather go to war over how they do business and make a fortune than explain their business to the rest of us.

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Alan Reid

As you would expect from a movie that has an i.r.o. in it, it is not very pleasant. I would not go as far as to say it is a bad movie, but it certainly isn't for everyone. If you like being pulled in by slick graphics and happy endings, this is for you. If you like being reminded of your childhood (like I did), you will likely find this movie to be rather hard to take. Overall, a movie I will look back on as one of those "was I being entertained?" movies.

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George

The first hour of this documentary is full of interesting bits about the connected world. However, as the documentary enters the second hour, it is actually disappointing. Instead of keeping this first hour entertaining, the rest of the film is filled with talking heads and news coverage of major news events. These news stories are all highly informational and totally unrelated to what is being discussed in the documentary. The whole point of this documentary is to show how connected we are and the people who work on this and have made it possible. For example, one of the main subjects of the documentary is the "Internet of Things". The documentary shows a lot of incredible details on this topic. For example, you see many patents, patents being issued and patents being filed. But the documentary itself is so full of talking heads that you have to ask yourself "Why should I care about these patents?". Also, in the second hour of the documentary, the topics covered are just too boring. The topics are boring and it doesn't provide any interesting content to the viewers. One of the main topics discussed in the second hour of the documentary is a patent application that is currently being used in a commercial product that will be on the market in five years. The patent application also is pretty boring. The content of the documentary doesn't seem to focus on a good topic to begin with. It focuses more on "How does the connected world work?". While the documentary itself doesn't focus on a good topic, it tries to show how connected we are. Therefore, this documentary is definitely not for everybody. The creators of the documentary have done a good job but the content of the documentary itself is just too boring.

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Scott Reed

This is a fascinating look at the world of the internet. It does not give a full picture of what it is, and as a result the final conclusion of this film is much different from the reality that the viewers may have lived. You may not agree with the conclusions that are drawn, but you may also disagree with the general outline. It is an excellent look at a subject that is as close to us as we are. Much of the technology that exists today is essentially a result of this film, and the film has produced a lot of discussion and discussion of what the technology is and where it has gone. The documentary was filmed in 1998, but it was made as if it was a film from 2009. That may be a result of the medium, but it also reflects the time that the film was made. But it is certainly no substitute for seeing it in the right frame of mind. Overall, it is an interesting and thought-provoking documentary, but one that should not be taken too seriously.

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Hannah McDonald

How would we, as humans, interact with one another? A particularly good documentary that makes the case for the concept of virtual reality and the Internet. While you're in a virtual environment, you are not there. You are aware of a virtual reality. I am a big fan of VR, as a professional I spend hours a day looking at it, and as a child I experienced it at a doctor's office with my father. This is the first time I have ever seen it in a documentary. The last person to experience it was my sister, who was in my hospital room. I have to admit I was skeptical when I first saw the scene. I felt I was there with her. I was fascinated by the environment and the way that reality was simulated. As the movie progressed I became more and more impressed by the very real experience of living in a virtual world. I think this is a movie that anyone can watch, without it becoming confusing or boring. It is more about the connection than what you see. You must have a strong sense of empathy for the characters, and of the world around you. You must also have an appreciation for movies in general. I am not a movie critic, but I would recommend this movie to anyone who is interested in the subject. I have no idea why this movie is not in the Top 100, but it does have a good, but not great, rating.

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James James

This was an interesting and thorough documentary about the Internet. I was not really a big fan of the technology, but the documentary did a great job of showing the history and growing of the Internet. It was interesting to see what it was like when you were not connected and were being served ads by people on the Internet. I think that it was a good documentary, and I would recommend it.

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Crystal P.

I've watched this several times and each time I found something new to learn. To be fair, it's a somewhat difficult documentary to watch, because the camera work is very dry. I can't help but feel that the filmmakers wanted to capture the post-surveillance world of the new-age/technological economy. So what they have to do is make you feel like you are in the same boat with them. You know they are watching you, so you know they are listening in on you. In this way the film goes to the heart of what is a few decades in the making. We have so many people that have grown up in the modern world, and how they feel, we all have. These men are the real pioneers, and this documentary does a great job of getting you in their shoes. Some of the comments here really go to the heart of what this film is trying to convey. That is what I feel is missing, that it is trying to convey something, that is really needed, and I think that is what is missing from the film. I'm sure the majority of the comments are from men who are completely alienated from their surroundings. They have lost touch with the way they used to live. I would say they would like to be normal. Some people feel they have the need to live like them, but they don't, and it shows in the way they live, the way they feel and the way they behave. They feel like the world has forgotten them, they feel like they have lost something, and it shows in their behavior. You are left with a feeling of anger, sadness and a feeling of helplessness, but the main thing you need to do is find out what it is you really want. When we have been alienated from our surroundings, we have to start re-learning what it is we really want. This is what this film is about. It shows you the highs and lows of modern life, and how it feels, and it shows you what you might have forgotten. It's a wonderful way to be introduced to the new world. I think it's a great film to show the changing world of today, and how you have to be ready to live it, to make it, to take risks, to change and to be a pioneer.

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Lisa

It's not all nice and happy here. The participants are just a bit too hasty to make the most of their opportunities. It's a little bit too safe to be completely honest. The documentary should be as upbeat as possible. And it is. In addition to the standard areas, we have that uncomfortable part: the vast and complex web of personal connections and interconnections. They are too numerous to be resolved in an hour and a half. And we have that familiar topic: privacy and security. It's not enough to explain the risks. The human condition requires a lot of personal freedom and security. It is a problem of global proportions. The discussion about it is not the most stimulating one. There is no quick fix. They are much more difficult to solve than the questions. But the first two hours are very satisfying. They are the basis of the film.

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Patrick

The first half of the movie is so interesting. I like the fact that some of the information presented was hard to believe, which makes the movie very entertaining. The second half of the movie was a bit disappointing. It was boring and the information was boring. For example, I am learning more about the relationship between JFK and RFK. The second half of the movie seems to be for the critics. The movie is really interesting. It is a documentary about technology. It is also an informative movie. I would recommend it for anyone interested in technology, and if you want to know more about technology, I recommend this movie.

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Larry

This is a two part docu-drama. The first part covers Steve Jobs biography, and how Steve's life is portrayed. The second part covers how the Apple business is made. This is a great idea for a docu-drama. It is a great subject to cover. I can't think of anything else I would recommend, but you can certainly watch it if you want. I would recommend watching it at night, with a light snack to help you get through it. It is quite long, but it is well worth it. If you enjoy Steve Jobs, and you are in the mood for a docu-drama, I would recommend it.

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Eugene Rios

Not to say that this documentary has a hidden agenda, but it also makes for a well-done documentary. I found it very interesting to see that the people interviewed in the film were not connected in any way to the Internet or technology. Even the people interviewed were not connected with the culture of the film. They were simply interviewed because they were the kind of person who could be interviewed, and for the right reasons. You could feel the difference in the way people were perceived and treated. They were just like anyone else. They were not the kind of people who would have the connections and connections that would allow them to know all about the latest technologies. This documentary definitely raises some interesting questions about the new era of the Internet. Are we more connected or more disconnected? Are we creating a more connected society or a more disconnected one? These are questions that this documentary raises. For the most part, I think the answers are still a bit fuzzy. However, the film did touch on some of the more exciting points of the Internet. In fact, I found that I was still not completely sure about what I was seeing. As I watched the film, I had a feeling that there was still a lot more that was being explored. I still have a few questions left unanswered, but I am very curious to see where this film takes me. I would recommend it to anyone who wants to know more about the Internet and the things that people do with it.

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Adam Phillips

We've all been there before, and in this documentary, filmmaker Janne, Michael and Justin talk about their work with a group of robots. They're working on a project that is supposed to help people in Africa with communication problems, but it has the potential to change the way we all communicate. They talk about the projects and how their personalities, backgrounds, skills, and training influence what they do. I liked this documentary because it is really interesting. It's a bit more in-depth than the typical presentation of the robots and how they're used, but it does have some very interesting and inspiring stuff. If you are into robotics and/or have kids, this is a really great documentary for you to watch.

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Gary Scott

I have been following the growth of the Internet as a new frontier in the Internet age. This documentary discusses how technology and the Internet is influencing the way we think, interact, and relate to others. It also delves into the problems that have plagued the Internet since it's inception. The film gives us a feel for what it is like to be an Internet denizen. It highlights issues that have plagued the Internet since its birth, from illegal sites to excessive piracy, and it also discusses what has taken place since its inception. As the Internet has progressed, technology has improved. The new technologies allow for more freedom, such as the way we connect to the Internet and have more control over it. However, there is also a growing number of problems associated with the Internet. The technological advancements have made it easier to use the Internet, but it has also made it more of a place of abuse and problem-solving. The problems that have been faced by the Internet since its inception are shown in the documentary, including that of a government run website that was taken down after a video was leaked showing an underage girl being raped by a staff member. The videos have since been uploaded to other sites, with an even greater amount of abuse and potential of "clogging" the Internet. The problem of a complete shutdown of the Internet after a video is released is also discussed in this documentary. In the end, this documentary is extremely interesting because it is truly an eye opener for anyone who has used the Internet, or has been involved in the Internet, and how it has evolved over the years. It shows how technology has helped, and still does help the Internet, but also shows what has taken place over the years, and what the Internet has become. It's definitely not for everyone, but if you have the time, it is worth checking out.

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Melissa

The movie is a good documentary on what is going on around us and what we can do to make a difference. It shows what is going on with our social networks and what our lives have become. It is not a Hollywood movie, it is all based on facts. Some things that are hidden from our eyes. One thing that made me a little bit angry is that Facebook is the only social network on the planet that allows you to show your real name in the profile and do whatever you want. All others, except Facebook, require you to use your full name, which in turn is a great way to be traced. It is amazing that we still have to use this password, it is one of the most important and powerful thing on the planet. But people, they forget that they are not just social networks, they are at the top of the pyramid. If you think about it, a lot of people are using this password just to be connected. If you want to be connected, use a password like everybody else. Facebook is great because it has a lot of connections and gives you more power to use that power to change the world. If you are wondering what you can do to make a difference in the world, just use the power you have, use your Facebook account and do what you want. There are thousands of people who are using it every day. And most of them are really connecting and making a difference.

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Christine

A must watch for anyone interested in internet culture or tech. Without seeing or even knowing about internet culture, you can understand how its effects and influence can shape us and our world. Great, general overview of internet culture and its effects. My understanding of internet culture is greatly influenced by this documentary. The best parts of the documentary were the interviews, which led me to become more familiar with internet culture. I felt the introduction was a bit awkward, but then again, I have watched the whole documentary without really knowing about internet culture. Also, I thought the first few minutes of the documentary were the best, but the latter half was very cliche, which I personally felt was somewhat of a letdown. I do not agree with that part of the movie though, it was definitely more of a cliche part, with more to the internet culture's impact on society. Overall, I really enjoyed the documentary, but I thought the content was a little cliche. So overall, it is definitely a must watch for anyone who is interested in internet culture.

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Tyler

This is a great documentary, with an amazing soundtrack, made for TV. The film shows how information is created, re-created, and re-sold, in an endless and ever-growing web of connectivity. Most people don't know about the "Connected World" or the connection of life and work to a single network, they know only the core value of being connected and connected, and they only learn about it from the media. The movie shows the connections between companies, businesses, countries, populations, individuals, and ecosystems. It does a great job of explaining the limits of human connections, and how we're all connected in a global ecosystem of resources and human relationships. I think this documentary is very important and important to learn. It's educational, it's fun, it's inspiring, and it's a fun and entertaining way to learn. I highly recommend it.

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Benjamin

This was one of the best documentaries I have ever seen, and as it was so compelling and refreshing to see a documentary that focused on the nature of humans over the internet and how technology can be an instrument in controlling and manipulating us, it really stood out. The director was excellent and very clear with his commentary, and his words are always followed by a great quote. There were many subjects covered, and I will not spoil it for you, but I will say that it was a great educational film. It was a very emotional one, with some really great quotes from the documentary. I really liked how the director kept it entertaining throughout the entire film, with some really interesting sound bites and random shots of people talking or reading. It really made you feel like you were there with these people. I would definitely recommend this film to people who like to learn about technology and how it can be used in a negative way. I definitely would recommend it.

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Louis Tucker

So let's start off with this: this is not a movie. It is a collection of short, visually striking scenes that all together form a single, fully integrated narrative, all to do with one central theme: technology. Technological advancement, however, is not the whole story of the film. In fact, the film is a very light, silly, ironic (and often ironic) commentary on the "connected world". I will make it short: it is basically a movie about technology, and how we are all connected, no matter where we live or what kind of device we use. We all have all of the same kind of technology, and it's all the same for everybody. It is only our "genius" that makes us so different. However, it's not the story of the film, it's the story of technology, and the way it's used to dominate our lives, to control us. It is a cautionary tale about the future, about how we are all "connected", and how easily we are being manipulated by our technology. It is a brilliant allegory for the future, and how we will control our lives and the technology that we use. I highly recommend this movie, it's a must see for all people that can relate to it.