Future is transhumanism is dystopia – new web-series H+

The other week J and I started watching the first 16 episodes of an excellent new sifi web-series called H+.

Logo for new web-series H+

Transhumanism
An international movement that supports the transforming of the human body and thereby the human condition through advanced technologies. This movement is often abbreviated as H+.

Created by Brian Singer, the basic premises is that a new technology, an implant, has been developed that can connect the human nervous system to the Internet.  Of course, like all new technology in science fiction from Frankenstein to Terminator to Fringe something goes wrong.  Naturally, there is the predictable soulless corporate conspiracy, a rebel alliance of old-school hackers (I think?), medical experiments gone hideous and a surviving group of ordinary citizens who team up to fight the power and save humanity.  Yes, this little beauty has everything we love about dystopian technological science fiction thrillers, and 16 great little episodes in it is very, very well written! (The total number of episodes will be 48.)

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