Google and the World Brain (2013)
90 min | Documentary, Drama

The most ambitious project ever conceived on the Internet: Google's master plan to scan every book in the world and the people trying to stop them. Google say they are building a library for mankind, but they also have other intentions.
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Updated Jan 14, 2013

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Jan 18, 2013 (United States)

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39 cast members
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Brendan Price
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Nicolas Chapman
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Molly Malcolm
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Joshua Zamrycki
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Shojiro Akashi
Self - Author Self - Author   See fewer
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Sergey Brin
Self - Co-founder, Google Self - Co-founder, Google   See fewer
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Reginald Carr
Self - Former Director, Bodleian Library Self - Former Director, Bodleian Library   See fewer
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Dan Clancy
Self - Former Chief Engineer, Google Books (archive footage) Self - Former Chief Engineer, Google Books (archive footage)   See fewer
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Mary Sue Coleman
Self - President, Michigan University (archive footage) Self - President, Michigan University (archive footage)   See fewer
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Luis Collado
Self - Head of Google Books, Spain and Portugal Self - Head of Google Books, Spain and Portugal   See fewer
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Robert Darnton
Self - Director, Harvard University Library Self - Director, Harvard University Library   See fewer
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David C. Drummond
Self - Senior Vice President, Google (archive footage) Self - Senior Vice President, Google (archive footage)   See fewer
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James Gleick
Self - Authors Guild Self - Authors Guild   See fewer
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Charles A. Gonzales
Self - Congressman (archive footage) Self - Congressman (archive footage)   See fewer
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Lewis Hyde
Self - Writer Self - Writer   See fewer
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Jean-Noël Jeanneney
Self - Former Director, French National Library Self - Former Director, French National Library   See fewer
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Brewster Kahle
Self - Founder, Internet Archive Self - Founder, Internet Archive   See fewer
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Kevin Kelly
Self - Co-founder, Wired magazine Self - Co-founder, Wired magazine   See fewer
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Kaiser Kuo
Self - Communications Director, Baidu Self - Communications Director, Baidu   See fewer
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Raymond Kurzweil
Self - Inventor of the Scanner, Futurologist (as Ray Kurzweil) Self - Inventor of the Scanner, Futurologist (as Ray Kurzweil)   See fewer
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Jaron Lanier
Self - Virtual Reality Pioneer and Author Self - Virtual Reality Pioneer and Author   See fewer
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Yu Chun Lei
Self - Super Star Book Scanning Centre Self - Super Star Book Scanning Centre   See fewer
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Lawrence Lessig
Self - Founder, Creative Commons (as Laurence Lessig) Self - Founder, Creative Commons (as Laurence Lessig)   See fewer
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Angela Merkel
Self - German Chancellor Self - German Chancellor   See fewer
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Mian Mian
Self - Writer Self - Writer   See fewer
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Paul Misener
Self - Vice President, Amazon (archive footage) Self - Vice President, Amazon (archive footage)   See fewer
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Evgeny Morozov
Self - Internet Analyst Self - Internet Analyst   See fewer
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Richard Ovenden
Self - Director, Bodleian Library, Oxford Self - Director, Bodleian Library, Oxford   See fewer
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Warden Boyd Rayward
Self - Historian of Libraries Self - Historian of Libraries   See fewer
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Roland Reuss
Self - Professor of German Literature, Heidelberg Self - Professor of German Literature, Heidelberg   See fewer
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Damià Roure
Self - Library Director, Monastery of Montserrat (as Father Damià Roure) Self - Library Director, Monastery of Montserrat (as Father Damià Roure)   See fewer
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Nicolas Sarkozy
Self - Former French President Self - Former French President   See fewer
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Pamela Saumelson
Self - Professor of Law, Berkeley Self - Professor of Law, Berkeley   See fewer
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Charles Seife
Self - Author Self - Author   See fewer
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Clay Shirky
Self - Internet Consultant Self - Internet Consultant   See fewer
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Amit Singhal
Self - Senior Vice President, Google Self - Senior Vice President, Google   See fewer
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Jordi Torres
Self - Professor, UPC Barcelona Tech Self - Professor, UPC Barcelona Tech   See fewer
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Sidney Verba
Self - Former Director, Harvard Library Self - Former Director, Harvard Library   See fewer
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H.G. Wells
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
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6.7 / 10 | 911 votes