Rooting for Mr. Robot!

I really hope Rami Malek, who plays Elliot Alderson on Mr. Robot wins the Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series on Sunday night. He’s been amazing to watch and to identify with his unique hacker mind.

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USA Network

The show is a fascinating tour de force for us. We have worked hard to catch up with the Wednesday night airings thanks to Amazon and USA Network providing the video libraries for Season 1 and Season 2 respectfully.

I was happy to see that Mr. Robot composer Mac Quayle won the Emmy for Outstanding Music Composition For A Series (Original Dramatic Score) on 9/10. The music is riveting and compelling.

Hard to believe there is just one more show left this season…

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Mr. Robot

I took a new assignment to develop a training curriculum for cybersecurity professionals. I need to understand the psyche of successful threat hunters.  As luck would have it, I have a found a television show well suited to that task.

The show is called Mr. Robot. The series is in its second season on USA Network. The lead character ElliotAlderson, played by Rami Malek has become my study.

I am leveraging the extensive knowledge presented by Mr. Robot’s research team. Granted it’s a television show but I’ve been given a good look inside a security operations center along with the the tools of the trade on Elliot’s workstation.

The edgy music that underscores the production adds a powerful dimension to the experience. The Mac Quayle penetrating score is played entirely on electronic instruments. There is a strong allegiance to pioneering German groups like Can, Cluster and Tangerine Dream.