Code Rush

PBS, March 30, 10 p.m. E.T.

Shocking as it sounds, there are Internet professionals actually concerned with creating something besides catchy names and 300% annual stock returns. These are the "coders," or programmers, working 24/7 in Silicon Valley's fluorescent-lighted anthills. Code Rush follows doughnut-gobbling Netscape coders as they scramble to produce a new version of their Web browser and keep their company from being trampled by Microsoft. This no-frills hour is a valuable look at the hamster wheel of exhilarating and life-sucking work that powers the dot-com wealth generator.



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