Since the arrival of satellite television and the internet, Australia's media landscape has been radically transformed. Viewers can now tune into over 100 channels in any language they choose, while the rise of the internet and social media have also given access to an explosion of information sources. So what impact are these new technologies having on our ability to connect with each other? Are we becoming better informed global citizens or are we becoming increasingly detached from those around us?
The US Air Force has a new secret weapon - and he's only eight years old! A band of international crooks has hidden a military computer chip inside a toy car, but an airport mix up lands it in the hands of whiz-kid Alex Pruitt who's home alone with the chicken pox in a quiet Chicago suburb. When the criminals zero in on Alex's house with the high-tech gadgetry, madness and mayhem kick into high gear as the pint sized hero defends himself against the bumbling bay guys - armed with an outrageous array of ambushes and booby traps.