When it comes to tech-inspired entertainment that isn’t contained within an app, pickings are surprisingly slim. The same themes — Silicon Valley culture, Steve Jobs — are recycled again and again, usually not to amazing effect.
That’s why everyone’s so thoroughly freaking out about HBO’s forthcoming Silicon Valley. Mike Judge, of Beavis and Butthead, Office Space and Idiocracy infamy, is at the helm. The guy has never made a misstep and he’s a nerd favorite, so you can’t blame the tech community for being way excited about this one.
Already being heralded as one of the best new series of the year, it premieres on April 6. Rather than speculate on how freaking awesome it’s going to be, Betabeat has opted to create this handy slideshow enumerating the very few movies and TV shows that have been made about the tech industry so far.