Black Mirror

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Our stories of the future went from flying cars to a darker version of now

Blade Runner's and Back To The Future's vision of the future didn't quite eventuate. Current TV shows such as Black Mirror explore more extreme versions of the present.

Black Mirror warns us about technology

If "Black Mirror" is one of the most fascinating and disturbing series of the last ten years, it is because of its main character: technology. It not only aims to entertain, but it also invites us to think about how technology can harm society and transform our behaviour.

Uber will ban riders with low rating

Uber will start banning riders with a below average rating score. Just like how the Black Mirror episode, Nosedive, kind of predicted.

This e-mail scam looks like it was scripted by Black Mirror's Charlie Brooker

Having received two enquiries so far from two different IAfrikan readers, we decided to look into the e-mails they forwarded to us and if indeed they were legitimate. The readers, whose identities we will withhold, were both initially worried that the e-mails they received were valid. The e-mails they received