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An electronic brain saves the earth

by Critical Commons Manager

Although its computational abilities are not necessarily infallible, DATATRON, the electronic brain in The Night the World Exploded predicts the days, hours and minutes left before planetary destruction, prompting a worldwide effort to unite humanity to prevent the extinction of man. Made in 1957, these scenes eerily prefigure today's global crisis due to climate change, as well as the (somehow) persistent belief that high technology may save us before it's too late.

A supercomputer calculates the time left before the end of the world in The Night the World Exploded

With global destruction imminent, humanity turns to technology to devise a strategy for survival

from The Night the World Exploded (1957)
Creator: Fred F. Sears
Distributor: Clover Productions
Posted by Critical Commons Manager