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“Black Mirror” Reveals Our Fear of Robots and Algorithms We Can’t Control

By Murtaza Hussain

There’s no real plot in the “Metalhead” episode in the new season of “Black Mirror.” The star of the episode is a small, uncommunicative black robot that walks on all fours and is armed with a pistol stored in its front leg. Who controls the robot, if anyone, is never divulged. The four-legged mechanical creature…

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