What Are The Positives And Negatives Of Developing Digital Contacts?

Daja Wade "The Entire History of You" is another "Black Mirror" episode that introduces a form of technology that is already in the works of being perfected. Currently, we are able to read and research the progress of the development of contact lenses that would be able to store footage as memories and do many other …

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We Are Personally Becoming The Infrastructure For Mass Surveillance

Barney Thompson “The Entire History of You” focuses on Liam and his wife Ffion and the aftermath of his early arrival home from a business trip, but the true star of the episode is The Grain. The device, assuredly a world-changing invention, records everything its user sees and stores the memories for indefinite access. Right …

Humans Couldn’t Handle The Memory Technology In ‘The Entire History of You’

Christina Purvis Black Mirror’s “The Entire History of You” doesn’t reveal itself as a dystopian society in the beginning. As the show progresses, the world seems like it has the best technological advances, but it is actually dangerously invasive. When Liam begins to suspect that his wife his cheating on him, he forces himself into …

In ’15 Million Merits,’ Characters Crave Positive Feedback From Social Media

By Benton Dodd The episode "15 Million Merits” was released in December of 2011 as one of the first few episodes of the "Black Mirror" series, and what a start it was. Leads Daniel Kaluuya and Jessica Brown Findlay do a phenomenal job of setting the stage for the audience with their thoroughly convincing portrayals …

‘White Bear’ violates NPPA Code of Ethics

Most episodes of "Black Mirror" are a little disturbing, and “White Bear” is no exception. At first, it seems like a dystopia or post-apocalyptic world. After some reflection, I think what is often the most unsettling thing about the “White Bear” episode and so many other episodes of "Black Mirror" is you are kind of going through the experience with the character.

‘Nosedive’ depicts a culture controlled by social media

By Matthew Thompson The Netflix original series "Black Mirror" has become one of my all time favorite shows. The series recently released its third and latest season that begins with the episode Nosedive. "Black Mirror" can be described as a sci-fi, high-tech series that explores how some of humanity's greatest innovations may collide with human …

Social media is about manipulating others to think your life is flawless

By Madison Rettig Nosedive is eye-opening, and I truly can see something of that nature becoming real life because of where social media is already heading. Everyone already basis their whole lives off of social media, posting pictures to show that they have fun on the weekends or that they go on luxurious vacations. Relating …