I love Black Mirror. It’s not always perfect, but uses great story telling to get us to think about the consequences of technology in our lives. It’s a provocateur that invokes the spirit of anthology series like The Twilight Zone, and rarely shies away from following the tech into the darkest places. It’s what thinking about technology in sci-fi formats looks like.
But, as usual, this site is not about the show but the interfaces, and for that we turn to the three criteria for evaluation here on scifiinterfaces.com.
- How believable are the interfaces? Can it work this way? (To keep you immersed.)
- How well do the interfaces inform the narrative of the story? (To tell a good story.)
- How well do the interfaces equip the characters to achieve their goals? (To be a good model for real-world design?)