Television

cord-cutting

Cable Industry Slowly Realizes More Ads and Higher Prices Aren’t the Solution to Cord Cutting

Competing with Netflix and YouTube is turning out to be harder than cable companies thought.
Karl Bode
3.8.18
black mirror

‘Black Mirror’ Made a Murder Thriller About Overbearing Licensing Agreements

"Crocodile" isn't about mind-reading technology, it's about the End User License Agreements that enable it.
Jason Koebler
1.2.18
Television

‘Wormwood’ Is an LSD-Soaked True Crime Masterpiece

Errol Morris dissects MKUltra, the CIA’s mind control experiments—and redefines the true crime genre in the process.
Matthew Gault
12.28.17
tv

A Roundtable of Hackers Dissects the Season 3 Finale of 'Mr. Robot'

Technologists, hackers, and journalists recap episode 10: 'Shutdown'
Yael Grauer
12.15.17
tv

A Roundtable of Hackers Dissects 'Mr. Robot' Season 3 Episode 9: 'Stage 3'

Technologists, hackers, and journalists recap the latest episode of the realistic hacking show.
Yael Grauer
12.8.17
tv

A Roundtable of Hackers Dissects 'Mr. Robot' Season 3 Episode 8: 'Don’t Delete Me'

Technologists, hackers, and journalists recap the latest episode of the realistic hacking show.
Yael Grauer
12.1.17
bazinga

Okay, Let’s Talk About That ‘The Big Bang Theory’ Bitcoin Episode

It has to be done.
Jordan Pearson
12.1.17
tv

A Roundtable of Hackers Dissects 'Mr. Robot' Season 3 Episode 7: 'Fredrick & Tanya'

Technologists, hackers, and journalists recap the latest episode of the realistic hacking show.
Yael Grauer
11.28.17
bazinga

A Bitcoin ‘Big Bang Theory’ Episode Is Coming, God Has Abandoned Us

Bazinga! Haha!
Jordan Pearson
11.24.17
Headroom Hacker

Television's Most Infamous Hack Is Still a Mystery 30 Years Later

On November 22, 1987, someone hacked two local news broadcasts in Chicago to show Max Headroom. The hacker's motive and identity has never been discovered.
Caroline Haskins
11.22.17
tv

A Roundtable of Hackers Dissects 'Mr. Robot' Season 3 Episode 6: 'Kill Process'

Technologists, hackers, and journalists recap the latest episode of the realistic hacking show.
Yael Grauer
11.17.17
tv

'Stranger Things' Never Adds Up to More Than the Sum of Its References

The allure of Netflix's show is that the main characters define themselves in terms of their pop culture consumption.
Brenden Gallagher
11.2.17