.@Blackmirror has gone back to the 1980s with #bandersnatch. A thread of real fears about tech in the past that would make great episodes:
Blackmirror 1897: Bicycle riding turns women into violent, psychotic homicidal pet torturers. news.google.com/newspapers?nid…
BlackMirror, 1888: radio takes over teenagers brain and causes him to murder. news.google.com/newspapers?nid…
BlackMirror 1924: Radio, Rum and Phonographs lead to outbreak of mass insanity. timesmachine.nytimes.com/timesmachine/1…
#BlackMirror, 1935: Cameras steal the souls of tribesmen timesmachine.nytimes.com/timesmachine/1…
BlackMirror, 1924: Radio waves kill off all animals, causing collapse of food supply and ecosystem. timesmachine.nytimes.com/timesmachine/1…
Blackmirror 1931: recorded music makes everyone “degenerate into a race to automatons” (Source: Gloucester Citizen - Thurs 03 Sept 1931. Page 5.)
Blackmirror 1893: Bicycle riding leads humans to evolve into "round-shouldered, hunch-back race" (source: Yorkshire Evening Post, 16th August 1893. Page 1)
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