ALTERED CARBON.

Author:Mangu-Ward, Katherine
Position::TV - Television program review - Brief article
 
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Altered Carbon, a new Netflix original series, is technically a murder mystery. In a world where consciousness is stored in a "stack" tucked between your vertebrae and can be uploaded into other bodies, the only way to truly die is to have your stack destroyed.

Takeshi Kovacs has been dropped into a new body, or "resleeved," after 250 years in cold storage. His job is to find the killer of his benefactor, a long-lived megawealthy "meth" (short for Methuselah). The twist is that the meth's stack was destroyed--for anyone else, that would have been the end of him--but he is one of the few elites who have full satellite stack backups.

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