The "smart" contact lens is on the way. While Google's external "Glass" wearable hit a snag, the company isn't slowing down efforts to put a computer in your eye: in 2014, the company patented for smart contact lenses that contain a very wireless chip capable of monitoring a wearer's glucose levels, and this April, it patented an intra-ocular device that communicates with laptops and smartphones, powers itself using bodily energy, and is injected into the eye. Samsung is also researching and patenting ocular devices, in hopes of granting wearers the power to snap photos with the literal blink of an eye. Let's hope the first wave avoids the Samsung Note S7 kinks.
Through all the violence, the most shocking turn in "Men Against Fire" is Stripe's discovering how he wound up with MASS in his head. His nefarious "psychiatrist" (Michael Kelly of House of Cards) shows the soldier a video of the day he enlisted. He needed an out. "Part of what you're agreeing to is not realizing you've been put in this state," an off-screen voice tells the slouched, flippant kid. "That's kind of funny, man."