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1984 Apple's Macintosh Commercial (HD)

Video SparkNotes: Orwell's 1984 Summary

◦'1984' 60 Years Later : NPR

George Orwell's dystopian novel of the future, 1984, was published six decades ago. Many of the terms Orwell coined have passed into popular usage. Christopher Hitchens, author of Why Orwell Matters, explains the novel's continued significance.

1984 Infographic

Infographic: Orwell vs. Huxley

This infographic looks at the growing concern over keeping the Internet as a free and open platform by visualizing the concepts from George Orwell’s book 1984, and Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World; then comparing them to the current Internet censorship techniques of the Iranian government, and the flood of irrelevant and trivial information of the Western world.

 

Additional eResources

Big Brother is Watching You! | From the 1956 movie "1984"