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Computers and Construction
Sponsored film that uses fictional set ups to demonstrate how advances in computing benefit the construction industry.
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Synergy is very much the theme of this film sponsored jointly by I.B.M. and Laing construction. The promotional piece shows how developments in computing methods were being used to speed large construction projects, specifically work alongside Blackfriars Bridge at Kings Reach, Southwark. The scenes alternate between operations on site and Laing's I.B.M. computer processing unit at Mill Hill, North London.