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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20070710Five 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.

"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."

20070717Five 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.

"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."

20070724Urban 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.

"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."

20070731Urban 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.

"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."

20070807Urban 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.

"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."

20080211Urban 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.

Followed by News.

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.

"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."

20080212Urban 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.

Followed by News.

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.

"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."

20080213Urban 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.

Followed by News.

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.

"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."

20080214Urban 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.

Followed by News.

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.

"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."

20080215Urban 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.

Followed by News.

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.

"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."

012007071020080211 (R4)Joe joins the staff at Centrecomm, the control centre managing London's 8,000 buses.

Urban historian Joe Kerr meets the people who work in the control rooms regulating society

022007071720080212 (R4)Joe Kerr joins the control room of Group 4 Securicor's electronic tagging operation.

Urban historian Joe Kerr meets the people who work in the control rooms regulating society

032007072420080213 (R4)Joe visits the Ordnance Survey's headquarters in Southampton.

Urban historian Joe Kerr meets the people who work in the control rooms regulating society

042007073120080214 (R4)Telephone operators keep a 24-hour watch on elderly and vulnerable people.

Urban historian Joe Kerr meets the people who work in the control rooms regulating society

052007080720080215 (R4)In the National Grid control room in Berkshire, staff predict surges in demand.

Urban historian Joe Kerr meets the people who work in the control rooms regulating society

01012007071020080211Joe 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.

"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.

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."

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."

01022007071720080212Joe 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.

"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.

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."

"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."

01032007072420080213Joe 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.

"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.

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."

"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."

01042007073120080214In a small office near Edinburgh, telephone operators keep a 24-hour watch on elderly and vulnerable people through state-of-the-art technology.

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

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."

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

0105 LAST2007080720080215In the National Grid control room in Berkshire, staff tell Joe how many kettles will need filling after this week's EastEnders omnibus.

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

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."

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