In “Black Museum,” Black Mirror finally finds a single person to blame for technology

The fourth season of Charlie Brooker’s Black Mirror, a Twilight Zone-esque anthology TV series about technological anxieties and possible futures, was released on Netflix on December 29th, 2017. In this series, six writers will look at each of the fourth season’s six episodes to see what they have to say about current culture and projected fears.

The essay series begins here with thoughts on “USS Callister.”

Spoiler warning: This essay is very light on spoilers for “Black Museum,” but it does offer a few plot details not seen in the episode trailer.

Many Black Mirror episodes clearly extend some present-day phenomenon. What if you could put content filters on children’s eyes? What if hashtags killed people? What if reality had a “block”…

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