The best tech series you can see

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It is very likely that, if you have come this far, you consider technology as something more than a simple tool that helps you in everyday life. »Geek«, »techie«, «tech lover», «gadget-lover» ... No matter what you call it, you are not alone. In fact, much of the entertainment industry has focused its efforts on creating more and more content for an audience that, like you, has made technology the center of their lives.

In recent years, more and more have emerged TV shows which put technology as the main protagonist, and which today are available on platforms such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Video or HBO. In this article, we select some of the best you can see.



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On Netflix you can find some of the best series on technology

Mr. Robot

A classic of the su series IT and IT security. This "techno-thriller" tells the story of Elliot Alderson –Rami Malek–, a security engineer for the Allsafe company, who ends up being recruited by a fsociety, a group of hacktivists with a mission to destroy the same company in order to what Elliot works for.

  • Platform: Amazon Prime Video
  • Year: 2015
  • Seasons: 4
  • Episodes: 53
  • Duration approx: 30-45 minutes.

Silicon Valley

Probably the best technological comedy never created. With an 8,5-star rating on IMDb, Silicon Valley is considered to be one of the best series in its class. It tells the story of Richard Hendricks, a Silicon Valley engineer looking to build his own company called Pied Piper with a group of friends and colleagues.



  • Platform: HBO
  • Year: 2014
  • Seasons: 6
  • Episodes: 46
  • Duration approx: 30-40 minutes.

IT fucks her

Another hugely popular tech comedy is The IT Crowd, released in 2006 and with “only” 25 episodes of 25 minutes in length - except for a special one-hour chapter. It tells the daily life of a group of Reynholm Industries IT workers who, like good nerds, despise the rest of the company, just as other workers seem to despise their jobs. This is an entertainment classic, worth a try.

  • Platform: Netflix
  • Year: 2006
  • Seasons: 5
  • Episodes: 25
  • Duration approx: 25 minutes.

developers

The director of Ex Machina introduces us one of the best science fiction series of the last year. In devs we accompany Lily, one young computer engineer tasked with investigating a secret development division of the company she works for that she believes is involved in her boyfriend's disappearance.

The series has a single season of eight episodes, with a duration between 43 and 57 minutes.

  • Platform: HBO
  • Year: 2020
  • Seasons: 1
  • Episodes: 8
  • Duration approx: 43–57 minutes.

altered carbon

"In the future, human minds have been digitized and can be downloaded from one body to another." This is the premise on which it is based Altered Carbon, one of the best science fiction series created by Netflix, based on the 2002 novel of the same name written by Richard K. Morgan. Its protagonist, Takeshi Kovacs, is a former member of the special military units, who 250 years later, is reintegrated into the police force Elias Ryker by order of the billionaire Laurens Bancroft, whose intention is to discover the origin of his - alleged. - homocide.



The series also has one second season released in early 2020, with eight episodes in length.


  • Platform: Netflix
  • Year: 2018
  • Seasons: 2
  • Episodes: 18
  • Duration approx: 45–66 minutes.

Love, death and robots

Created by Tim Miller, this animated series is consisting of 18 chapters of science fiction, horror or comedy / stories about love, death and robots, all told in an adult format. Each of its 18 episodes is animated by a totally different team, so that each of them has a totally unique style. Its second season will be released in 2020.

  • Platform: Netflix
  • Year: 2019-present
  • Seasons: 1
  • Episodes: 18
  • Duration: Approx. 15 minutes

Black mirror

Could not miss one of the series of science fiction and technology most popular in history. It has five seasons and twenty-two episodes, each played by a totally different cast, in which they are told different stories that revolve around technology in all its forms and how it can affect our lives, for better and for less ..


Since the series is not linear, it is possible watch skipped episodes without fear of losing the thread - indeed, for many it is the most recommended given the great differences in quality between the different episodes.

  • Platform: Netflix
  • Year: 2011
  • Seasons: 5
  • Episodes: 22
  • Duration approx: 41–89 minutes.

Inside Bill's brain

Despite being a three-episode documentary, Inside Bill's Brain is an essential show for any tech and computer enthusiast. In each of the three episodes the story of Bill Gates, from his work creating Microsoft with Paul Allen, to his missions to combat climate change and help developing countries.

  • Platform: Netflix
  • Year: 2019
  • Seasons: 1
  • Episodes 3
  • Duration approx: 50 55-minute
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