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

Photo: Jonathan Prime / Netflix

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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