One of my favorite new shows is “Mr. Robot”, which I describe to people as “Fight Club but with hackers.”
The person behind the show is the writer and director Sam Esmail, who has brought a cinematic aesthetic to television that seems to violate a lot of rules of television.
One thing that he has done exceptionally well is to make hacking interesting, even though it’s often characterized as people just typing at keyboards. And I love this conversation about it in this podcast interview: