The portrayal of technology in TV shows and movies has long annoyed me, especially when a really good film does something daft that completely shatters my suspension of disbelief. Why can't they just show the actual, you know, interfaces people use to do things, instead of a bizarre mix of pretend-talk and wizardry? Ugh.
Anyhow, this article assembles some of the most egregious examples of awful Hollywood portrayals of technology that I've seen. Numbers eight and one are especially horrid, and the whole list is fascinating in its terribleness.
Have they missed any of your particular, uh, favorites?
|1. Hdfisise - $600||2. Ryszard - $503||3. Andrew Lauritzen - $502|
|4. the - $306||5. SomeOtherGeek - $300||6. Ryu Connor - $250|
|7. doubtful500 - $200||8. Anonymous Gerbil - $150||9. webkido13 - $135|
|10. cygnus1 - $126|
|Radeon R9 Fury X voltage scaling results are underwhelming||71|
|Google begins removing Google+ integration from its services||15|
|Razer purchases Ouya's software platform and technical team||5|
|95% of Android phones vulnerable to Stagefright MMS exploit||50|
|The TR Podcast 181: In which we avoid talking about Skylake||4|
|Asus' X99-M WS mobo makes for bite-size workstation builds||24|
|Samsung's SE370 FreeSync displays wirelessly charge your phone||19|
|Valve closes Steam password reset security hole||5|