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Black Mirror, S4 EP6 "Black Museum"
Black Mirror, S4 EP6 "Black Museum"
Dystopia
Invasive
Non-invasive
TV Series
BCI Name
Sympathetic Diagnoser
Black Mirror, S4 EP6 "Black Museum"
First Published
2017
Form Factor
helmet
implant
Black Mirror, S4 EP6 "Black Museum"
stimulation
emotions
communication
Black Mirror, S4 EP6 "Black Museum"
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A two-part system, the Sympathetic Diagnoser is mainly a brain implant that receives sensory information from a transmitter. The information is confined to sensations — pain, specifically, but also pleasure and fear. The transmitter is a brain scanner that another person wears on their head. When another person is wearing it, the Diagnoser allows the person fitted with the receiver implant to feel the pain (or pleasure) of the person wearing the transmitter. In “Black Museum,” the system was used to help a doctor identify the ailments of his patients by allowing him to feel them himself.

Black Mirror, S4 EP6 "Black Museum"
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33%
Reality Factor
15yrs
BCI Forecast
6%
Neuroptimism
3%
Neurafictionality