The Scoring Society

From Dave Eggers’ The Circle to Charlie Brooker’s Black Mirror, fiction writers are beginning to paint a nightmarish scenario for us of the ‘scoring society’ – a neurotic world in which we are constantly rated through endless feedback loops and random point systems. This animation looks at how scoring is being applied to us based on our online activity – assessing our ‘risk factors’ for receiving a loan, insurance, a credit score, or even being a criminal or terrorist.