5 Must-Watch TV Series About Programming and the Internet

If you’re like me and deeply invested in the web industry, you’ll love these five television series on the world of technology. From comedy to drama, these shows explore the tech industry’s challenges, opportunities, and dark side.

Here are my picks for the five must-watch TV shows about programming, security, start ups and the internet in general:

1. Halt and Catch Fire

My personal favorite. Set in the 1980s and 90s, Halt and Catch Fire explores the early days of the personal computer revolution. The series follows a group of engineers and entrepreneurs as they try to develop and market their new computer technology. With its compelling characters and gripping storyline, Halt and Catch Fire is a great show for anyone interested in the history of the personal computer.

2. Mr. Robot

Mr. Robot is a thrilling and thought-provoking drama that explores the world of hacking and cybersecurity. The show follows a hacker named Elliot Alderson, who is recruited by a group of anarchist hackers. Mr. Robot explores themes of privacy, power, and the implications of technology in society. Mr. Robot is a must-watch for anyone interested in cybersecurity and the impact of technology on our lives.

3. Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley is a hilarious and satirical take on the tech industry. The show pokes fun at the culture of tech and explores the challenges of entrepreneurship. With its witty writing and hilarious characters, Silicon Valley is a must-watch for anyone interested in the tech industry.

4. Dark Net

Dark Net takes viewers on a journey to explore the limits of technology and human behavior. It reveals the hidden side of the internet and offers a glimpse into the motivations and aspirations of the people who use it. Dark Net is a show that will captivate and challenge you.

5. The IT Crowd

This British sitcom, The IT Crowd is a hilarious take on the often-frustrating experience of working in IT. The show follows the staff of the fictional Reynholm Industries IT department. With its witty humor and hilarious characters, The IT Crowd is a must-watch for anyone who has ever worked in IT.

Bonus: BBS The Documentary – This YouTube series explores the early days of Bulletin Board System (BBS) culture of the 1980s and 90s. The series offers a fascinating look at the history of computer networking and the early pioneers who paved the way for today’s internet.

Whether you’re interested in the history of technology, the challenges of entrepreneurship, or the darker side of technology, these shows are sure to entertain and educate.

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