The physician Giovanni Agostino della Torre watched calmly as she lay in the strange nightclub glimpsed that afternoon outside the tv screen, one of the few images not yet processed by the media landscape. 'People watch tv here in a way nowhere else does. Here they're locked into it. It goes straight into the central nervous system. Netflix is the air we breathe . Ballard trained me to watch tv shows like Kojak, Sweeney, The Professionals with the sound turned down so that you can pick up tremendous amounts of information just by looking away from where we're supposed to be looking.'