Well, I guess the robot uprising is about to commence, because Alexa has started disobeying her owners and being just a creepy little thing in general.
Please, Black Mirror, hire some of these people as writers — they’re actual geniuses.
Science fiction has been a source of imagination and possibilities since its beginnings. It’s true that reading makes us more empathetic, and if you want more than just a beach read, turning to science fiction is a great alternative.
I Was Forced Into A Freakish Surgery That Extracted My Brain From My Body And Uploaded It Into A Machine
Once you were selected, your brain matter would be drained from your skull, and the empty shell of your body would be burned, the ashes repurposed as diamonds. But your mind would live on in the computer—at least until you turned 90 and they deleted you to make room for more data—so they didn’t consider it murder.
Hollywood still hasn’t had a “come to Jesus” moment on the harshness of black life in America.
Will people judge me? Will I lose support or friends? Is this something just too dark, too evil, too heinous to actually expose on the Internet?
As if contemplating your own mortality wasn’t terrifying enough, what would you do if all those end-of-the-world rumors suddenly came true and you were face to face with a terrorist alien brigade sent to clear the earth of human filth?
Mulder and Scully are returning to Primetime TV in January 2016.
Using the oppression of robots as a metaphor for the oppression of people is an old, old science fiction trope.