80’s Icon Max Headroom

Max Headroom, the glitchy cyberpunk AI, was everywhere in the 80s, on both sides of the Atlantic. He “worked” at an MTV-like TV station, interviewed celebrities, and, of course, he was in commercials. The Verge covers the conception of the unique project, his blazing success, and his lasting social impact.

Live and direct: The definitive oral history of 1980s digital icon Max Headroom

TheVerge.com, 4.2.15