Invisible People

Five journeys into the control rooms at the heart of today's networked society to meet the invisible people co-ordinating our movement and the things we can't do without.

With urban historian Joe Kerr.

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20070710

Five journeys into the control rooms at the heart of today's networked society to meet the invisible people co-ordinating our movement and the things we can't do without. With urban historian Joe Kerr.

1/5. Joe joins the staff at Centrecomm, the emergency command and control centre managing London's 8,000 buses, and hears their stories from the frontline - from missing pensioners to 7/7.

20070717

Five journeys into the control rooms at the heart of today's networked society to meet the invisible people co-ordinating our movement and the things we can't do without. With urban historian Joe Kerr.

2/5. Joe joins the night shift in the control room of Group 4 Securicor's electronic tagging operation, and hears how this Manchester team feel about being Big Brother to more than 8,000 people.

20070724

Urban historian Joe Kerr presents a series about the unseen people in the control centres of our networked society.

3/5. Joe visits the Ordnance Survey's headquarters in Southampton, where he discovers that those in charge of the digital MasterMap know more about us than we think.

20070731

Urban historian Joe Kerr presents a series about the unseen people in the control centres of our networked society.

4/5. In a small office near Edinburgh, telephone operators keep a 24-hour watch on elderly and vulnerable people through state-of-the-art technology.

20070807

Urban historian Joe Kerr presents a series about the unseen people in the control centres of our networked society.

5/5. In the National Grid control room in Berkshire, staff tell Joe how many kettles will need filling after this week's EastEnders omnibus.

20080211

Urban historian Joe Kerr journeys into the control rooms at the heart of today's networked society to meet the invisible people co-ordinating our movement and the things we can't do without.

1/5. Joe joins the staff at Centrecomm, the emergency command and control centre managing London's 8,000 buses, and hears their stories from the frontline - from missing pensioners to 7/7.

20080212

Urban historian Joe Kerr journeys into the control rooms at the heart of today's networked society to meet the invisible people co-ordinating our movement and the things we can't do without.

2/5. Joe joins the night shift in the control room of Group 4 Securicor's electronic tagging operation, and hears how this Manchester team feel about being Big Brother to more than 8,000 people.

20080213

Urban historian Joe Kerr presents a series about the unseen people in the control centres of our networked society.

3/5. Joe visits the Ordnance Survey's headquarters in Southampton, where he discovers that those in charge of the digital MasterMap know more about us than we think.

20080214

Urban historian Joe Kerr presents a series about the unseen people in the control centres of our networked society.

4/5. In a small office near Edinburgh, telephone operators keep a 24-hour watch on elderly and vulnerable people through state-of-the-art technology.

20080215

Urban historian Joe Kerr presents a series about the unseen people in the control centres of our networked society.

5/5. In the National Grid control room in Berkshire, staff tell Joe how many kettles will need filling after this week's EastEnders omnibus.

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Five journeys into the control rooms at the heart of today's networked society to meet the invisible people co-ordinating our movement and the things we can't do without.

With urban historian Joe Kerr.Joe joins the staff at Centrecomm, the emergency command and control centre managing London's 8,000 buses, and hears their stories from the frontline - from missing pensioners to 7/7.

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Five journeys into the control rooms at the heart of today's networked society to meet the invisible people co-ordinating our movement and the things we can't do without.

With urban historian Joe Kerr.Joe joins the staff at Centrecomm, the emergency command and control centre managing London's 8,000 buses, and hears their stories from the frontline - from missing pensioners to 7/7.

01022007071720080212

Joe joins the night shift in the control room of Group 4 Securicor's electronic tagging operation, and hears how this Manchester team feel about being Big Brother to more than 8,000 people.

01022007071720080212

Joe joins the night shift in the control room of Group 4 Securicor's electronic tagging operation, and hears how this Manchester team feel about being Big Brother to more than 8,000 people.

01032007072420080213

Joe visits the Ordnance Survey's headquarters in Southampton, where he discovers that those in charge of the digital MasterMap know more about us than we think.

01032007072420080213

Joe visits the Ordnance Survey's headquarters in Southampton, where he discovers that those in charge of the digital MasterMap know more about us than we think.

01042007073120080214

In a small office near Edinburgh, telephone operators keep a 24-hour watch on elderly and vulnerable people through state-of-the-art technology.

01042007073120080214

In a small office near Edinburgh, telephone operators keep a 24-hour watch on elderly and vulnerable people through state-of-the-art technology.

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In the National Grid control room in Berkshire, staff tell Joe how many kettles will need filling after this week's EastEnders omnibus.

0105 LAST*2007080720080215

In the National Grid control room in Berkshire, staff tell Joe how many kettles will need filling after this week's EastEnders omnibus.