“Google it” must be one of the most frequently used terms since the start of the millenium, but how familiar are you with the history of the web when you have only your brain to search? Take our quiz to find out…
Thursday 15 November, 8pm, Dave (CH 127). Also available for 7 days in Catch Up > Channels > Dave
Despite the sobering lessons of The Terminator films, we humans still like to think we’re smarter than computers. The world has changed so much in just two decades that we’d be lost without technology – and, more specifically, the internet! But are we too reliant on it today? Could we even survive without social media, autocorrect and apps?
So what better idea for a new quiz than one that pits humans against modern technology once and for all? Beat The Internet With John Robins, new to Dave and developed by VICE Studios, provides the opportunity to show the tech who’s in charge, and guarantees more than a few laughs along the way.
Log in to see comedian John Robins, winner of the 2017 Edinburgh Comedy Award, ask members of the public to Beat The Internet by predicting search engine results. The answers to these questions, which include images and wordplay, will finally show us whether it’s the royal we or the technological they that really have all the answers. Fact-master Sunil Patel is also on hand as a human analyst to explain why we search for the things we do.
Before the show goes live, take our test to see how much you know about the history of the world wide web. Simply choose from the options below to fill in the blanks with the answers we’re all searching for.
Beat the internet…
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