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A human uses computer logic to outwit a machine

by Critical Commons Manager

In Monkee vs. Machine, even a human simpleton manages to outwit a computer interviewer, resulting in smoke, sparks and destruction and, yes, punch cards spewing from the machine. This scene from The Monkees is typical of televisual portrayals of computers during the 1960s, when machines were routinely compared unfavorably to the virtues of humanity.

Humans ultimately triumph over computers in The Monkees

Computer logic is used to destroy a condescending human resources computer

from The Monkees S1E3 "Monkee vs. Machine" (1966)
Creator: Bob Rafelson
Distributor: NBC
Posted by Critical Commons Manager
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