Searching for her boyfriend, Lily Chan, a young smart engineer, whose boyfriend disappeared in a mysterious way, works at a well known company and thinks that the development of computers in the company is responsible for the disappearance of him, the thing that challenges her.
Garland uses his time wisely, and his beautiful vision of a ghastly future is undeniably insightful. Some of its ideas may not be welcome - they sure as shit aren't comforting - but "Devs" sticks with you, whether you want it to or not.
The deliberately unbalanced feel of it might be off-putting... But I assure you, don't back off or you'll miss what is, for all of its aesthetically mesmerizing chill, a pretty damn engrossing modern horror story.
The show is what it wants to be, but what it wants to be put me in mind of the big whiffs of the immediate post-Sopranos era, a hefty, pretentious, high-profile exercise in trying to make you Google de Broglie-Bohm theory.