9 Top Tech Shows You Should Watch

top tech shows
Top tech shows

We have made a list of amazing daily tech show list for all those geeks out there. Also know why they are the best tech shows.

The one thing that remains constant and similar in all our lives is technology. I say that very confidently because we all are using the technology at this very moment, whether it’s the computer I’m using to type this article or the gadget you are using to read it.

Just like the movies, television is also full of shows that showcase technology at its best. Whether it’s a show about a bunch of tech geeks contemplating the future or it’s a show based on an underground hacker challenging the economic system of the world, tech has played an essential role in most of the popular television shows of today.

We have compiled a list of daily tech shows that IT professionals and tech geeks will fancy. Don’t get me wrong; these shows are not just for the tech geeks; these shows have all the capacity to entertain and delight every single one of you out there. So, let’s break down these TV shows one by one.

Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley is a popular American comedy television series that premiered on HBO in 2014. It is created by Dave Krinsky, Mike Judge, and John Altschuler. The series is loosely based on the co-creator Mike Judge’s experience as an engineer in Silicon Valley.

The show focuses on the life of Richard, who is a computer programmer. Richard, along with his housemates, is working on a program that can revolutionize the whole world. The show gives a realistic and funny outlook into the lives of people working in the tech world.

You will see how the lead characters in the show struggle to found their startup company in the high-tech gold rush of Silicon Valley. The show depicts the modern Silicon Valley and how the most qualified people to succeed are the ones who are least capable of handling success.

Follows the struggle of Richard Hendricks, a Silicon Valley engineer trying to build his own company called Pied Piper.

Mr. Robot

If you’re disappointed with the current economic, social, and political systems and wish to bring on a revolution, then Mr. Robot is the right show for you. The show follows the life of a vigilante hacker named Elliot Alderson, who works as a cybersecurity engineer in the day.

Elliot joins a group of underground hackers that goes by the name of “fsociety”, the “fsociety” wishes to bring down corporate America, and they want to do this by destroying all the financial records so that there is no debt remaining.

In this show, you can expect to see a lot of exciting applications of technology. You can not only understand the ethics and details of hacking, but you can also follow the potential effects of cryptocurrencies on world economies.

Since Elliot is a drug addict and is suffering from extreme mental illness, you can expect a lot of drama, mystery, and thriller as the reality is not all as it seems for our main character.

Despite the diminishing of critical adoration that this show received, Mr. Robot was able to provide a captivating show about how one guy can change the world from his keyboard.

The creator of the show Sam Esmail hired real-life hackers to help him with the writing process so that the show looks as authentic as possible. Even the coding that you see Elliot performing that appears on screen for a split second is real codes. This show is a must-watch if you are into all of this.

Black Mirror

If you are one of those who get nervous about how the new innovations happening around the world right now could potentially destroy our lives in the future, then this dark series is just perfect for you.

Black Mirror is one of the most renowned works of Charlie Brooker. This British anthology science fiction series showcases a high-tech society from the future and talks about the unexpected consequences of the greatest innovations of humanity when they strike with their darkest instincts. In other words, this show is basically about how technology can backfire its maker.

Each episode has its exclusive theme and sets in a different reality that is either an alternative present or a near future. Each episode stars different characters coping with different sets of innovations and technologies.

The episodes have a dark and ironic tone, which fits perfectly with the genre of the show. However, the content can be a little disturbing for some viewers, so beware.

Black Mirror is a re-working of “The Twilight Zone,” and its episodes are collectively describing the humans’ relationship with the technology that they’ve built.

The starting seasons of the show were showcased on Channel 4 in 2011 and 2013. However, Netflix saw some potential in the show and purchased it in 2015. The series became a huge success and has earned positive reviews from the critics.

Halt and Catch Fire

The best TV show that talks about technology is also one of the least-watched shows. Halt and Catch Fire is an American drama TV series created by Christopher C. Rogers and Christopher Cantwell. The show premiered on AMC from 2014 to 2017.

Set in the 1980s, where the personal computing gig is about to get revolutionized, a former executive of IBM finds a fault in the company’s PC’s operation.

He seeks assistance from an engineer and an unpredictable prodigy to form a team of three to make a computer that will not only compete with his company’s computers but will also change the future.

This fiction show depicts an insider’s view about the personal computer revolution of 1980, and you will also get to see the growth of the World Wide Web (www) in the 1990s.

The title of the show seems quite confusing, but it makes a lot more sense if you know the computer code because the code HCF, once executed, will cause the central processing unit of the computer to collapse and stop working.

This television show may be all about technology, but it appeals to all kinds of the audience because of the beautifully written screenplay and incredible acting but the cast.

There are moments in this show that will surely take your breath away. This show gained a significant following after its successful third season, and the ending was too very satisfying for most of the viewers.

Westworld

This sci-fi TV show is a high budget HBO remake of a 1970’s cult movie Westworld. The show is set in the future world where the role of technology, especially Artificial Intelligence, is quite evident. Westworld is an exclusive amusement park with a western theme.

The park is looked after by the robots, and it is a popular place for the wealthiest people to live out their darkest and wildest fantasies that are mainly killing people.

However, when the robots became self-aware, things started to turn upside down, and the amusement park does not remain amusing at all.

Though this show sets in a world where robots and artificial intelligence are highly advanced, Westworld is not all about it; the show also talks about how these androids are made and how the modern world got to this point where the technology has grown so advanced.

The show is co-created by Jonathan Nolan (brother of the famous Chris Nolan) and his wife Lisa Joy, so you can expect a great piece of work from this family. The show features the kind of cast and visual effects that the HBO series are popular for.

Big Bang Theory

The Big Bang Theory is an American sitcom created by Bill Prady and Chuck Lorre. The show premiered in 2007 on CBS and concluded in 2019. The show has 12 seasons and is considered to be one of the most popular comedy shows of all time.

It would be an unfair and incomplete list of tech shows if The Big Bang Theory was not included. The show follows the lives of two physicists Dr. Sheldon Cooper and Dr. Leonard Hofstader, who are also roommates.

These geniuses, along with their geek scientist friends Rajesh and Howard, have all the ideas in their minds to change the world, but nothing helps them in interacting with other people, especially women. However, this starts to change when they meet their new neighbor Penny, who is a failed actress and a free-spirited beautiful lady who is now working as a waitress at a local café. Penny will help them to socialize and discover the world that they believe they know everything about but have no clue about how to live in it.

The script of this show is full of constant scientific theories and tech banters. Apart from this, you will also get to see some of the great cameos from prominent scientists like Stephen Hawking, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Elon Musk, and Bill Nye.

This show received some mixed reviews throughout its first season. However, the reviews became more favorable from the second season. The show got Emmy nominations for Outstanding Comedy Series from 2011 to 2014. The lead actor Jim Parsons who plays Sheldon Cooper, has won four Emmys for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series. There’s a reason why The Big Bang Theory was one of the longest-running comedy show on cable.

Altered Carbon

Altered Carbon is a sci-fi television series that sets in around 350 years from now in the future. It is the world where humans have the ability to replicate, upload, and download their digital versions onto ‘stacks,’ which is a piece of hardware attached at the base of the neck. This means that humans can now switch and upgrade their bodies, and they are kind of immortals.

Apart from the idea of ‘stacks,’ the show also features other exciting concepts of the futuristic tech, such as Artificial Intelligence, solely running a hotel. The series is loosely based on a 2002 cyberpunk novel by Richard Morgan and was released in 2018 on Netflix.

Chuck

Last but not least, Chuck is a show about an average computer geek who is highly unmotivated, but one day he opens an email that was subliminally encoded with the sole copies of US spy secrets. All that sensitive information gets downloaded in his brain, and now the CIA and NSA use him for their top-secret missions because he receives flashes of information that gets triggered by objects, keywords, faces, and voices. The show became increasingly popular, and It came to its conclusion in 2012. However, there are rumors that a movie revival is on its way.

Conclusion

So, these were our top picks of the top daily tech shows people can watch. If you are a tech geek yourself, then this list will be a heavenly treasure for you. What are you waiting for? Pick a number and start streaming your new tv show.

We hope that you liked our list, feel free to share your thoughts.

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