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His [Kor Adana, writer and technology producer for the show] team is composed of professional consultants, and chief among them is Marc Rogers, an old-school hacker who heads information security at Cloudflare.
All that gets translated into a script and sent to an animator, “who has no idea what any of this stuff looks like or what it’s supposed to do” but has to make it look perfect. The animator builds interactive Flash animations for the actors, which accept any input from the keyboard so that no matter what the characters type everything looks right.
Flash animations... the irony :-)True but the alternative would be to send all those actors to the Recurse Center and teach them to actually write code & hack. Somehow I can't envision Christian Slater doing that.
And by the way, Esmail told us that the “E” in Evil Corp is “totally the Enron logo.” Then he laughed. “It’s not like they’re going to sue us for it.”