The Verge said it perfectly: “If Black Mirror could be summed up in one sentence, it’d probably be ‘Technology is exciting, but people are awful, and they keep finding the worst ways to apply it.’” If you’re a fan of the show, you might think it’s an interesting glimpse into the future. But, some of the technology you see throughout the series already exists in nascent stages. The six products mentioned will give you a taste of a future that’s already here.
Black Mirror Tech That’s Already Here!
- Human or bot? Google Duplex scares — Human or bot? Google Duplex scares me – CNEThttps://www.cnet.com/news/google-duplex-assistant-bot-deception-scary-ethics-question/?ftag=CAD1acfa04&bhid=27170905380744054130315685538756In this age of disinformation, where fake news thrives and the public has trust issues with technology, Google designed a machine that can deceive humans. Gosh, what could go wrong? [...]
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- UPS has new electric trucks that look... — UPS has new electric trucks that look straight out of a Pixar moviehttps://www.engadget.com/2018/05/09/ups-electric-trucks-arrival/UPS has revealed sleek new electric trucks that look like they’ve rolled straight out of Pixar’s Cars series. The company revealed it’s working with vehicle manufacturer Arrival on a pilot fleet of 35 lightweight electric trucks that look far more futuristic than the [...]
- Sweetbitter – TV Series (2018– ) — “Sweetbitter,” Reviewed: A Restaurant Story Where the Drama Is in the Dining Room | The New Yorkerhttps://www.newyorker.com/culture/on-television/sweetbitter-reviewed-a-restaurant-story-where-the-drama-is-in-the-dining-room?mbid=nl_Daily%20050818&CNDID=50268964&spMailingID=13466841&spUserID=MjA0NTE2Mjc4MjE5S0&spJobID=1400714066&spReportId=MTQwMDcxNDA2NgS2In the Starz adaptation of Stephanie Danler’s dishy waitressing novel, the focus is on the sex, drugs, and service at the “front of the house.” Sweetbitter (TV Series 2018– ) – IMDbhttps://www.imdb.com/title/tt7563270/Created by Stephanie Danler. With Ella Purnell, Evan [...]
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