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Dark Net Season 1 Episode 2 Review: “Upgrade”

Dark Net got off to a great start in its first episode, providing a non-judgmental look at how technology can be used for both good and bad (and places in-between) in today’s modern world. In the docuseries’ second episode, titled "Upgrade," we get to see another look at the dark side of technology while shifting gears to another large subject. In "Upgrade," we take a look at, essentially, hacking the body with technology (or "upgrading the code," as one of the episode’s subject states). Through the episode, we see "bio-hackers," or people that implant their bodies with technology, and the ways that technology can "improve" (depending on your point of view) the human body. It also explains how this type of implanting has become more and more accepted over time, moving away from unindexed websites and into the open. With the good, though, always comes some bad, and horror stories abound about implanting that goes wrong. READ MORE...

Dark Net Season 1 Episode 1 Review: “Crush”

I’ll admit, I’m a sucker for a well-made documentary series on television. The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst on HBO proved to be one of my favorite series of 2015, and Making a Murderer on Netflix captivated me completely as I binged it. When I heard that Showtime planned to release a new docuseries that would focus on the dark side of technology, I couldn’t contain my excitement. READ MORE...

Review: Dark Net Explores the Digital Ages Toll on Us

This eight-part series, which begins on Thursday on Showtime, digs into whether and how aspects of technology might be changing us as a species.    Read More... //

'Dark Net': TV Review

Showtime's troubling and compelling new docu-series treads into the deepest, darkest corners of the Internet.   Read More... //