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Amazon Prime has introduced a new show: Upload. This looks at a near-future world grappling with the impact of the upload of dead people to virtual "heavens." 

Quotation marks used because the show is a comedy and the problems of the "heavens" are the basis for much of the humor. It's reminding me of "The Good Place" in that regard.

There's a bigger plot, something about the protagonist possibly being murdered for attempting to democratize virtual heavens, but so far it's focusing on the comedy and technology.

After reading about uploading in OA for years, it's interesting to see if on the little screen.
Mike Miller, Materials Engineer

"Everbody's always in favor of saving Hitler's brain, but when you put it in the body of a great white shark, oh, suddenly you've gone too far." -- Professor Farnsworth, Futurama
I binged the entire first season in one sitting and while it was reasonably entertaining and had some good humor I was ultimately left feeling disappointed. It just felt too limited, I know this was made to appeal to a mass audience and all but they could have at least done a bit more with the creativity regarding the virches. I mean, the lodge the protagonist spent most of his time in is nice and all but spending eternity inside a single great American resort, a rather poorly programed one with micro-transactions at that sounds closer to hell if you ask me. It's a virtual world, you could quite literally have any environment imaginable and instead all we see are standard real world vacation spots.

Maybe I'm reading too much into what is admittedly a rather low-brow comedy with a dash of high concept sci-fi and political commentary thrown in for good measure. I just think they could have done a bit more with the setting and the whole VR aspect. Ready Player One as bad as that movie was I think did a much better job at showing the capabilities at what mature VR could be able to achieve.

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