Our dystopian future – Through the Looking Glass

em koletti

‘Through the Looking Glass’ is a three-part podcast that discusses the techno-paranoia observed in particular Black Mirror episodes. I address the future in all three episodes and explore some technologies that are being created today that have similarities to those in Black Mirror. The idea was to recognise how we as humans have become dependent on mass communication tools and question if this series has in fact, predicted the future; in particular the possible dystopia in a modern world. Almost every episode ends to prove the dark side of technology, Brooker warns us on the effects these technological developments could have on our society. To prove his views, I provide real life observations and equipment being created, that are similar to those in the show.

In order to produce the content for my podcasts, I used a ‘Rode’ microphone connected to my phone and edited the recordings using Adobe Premiere…

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