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?
|Microsoft Office welcomes Sway, a new authoring tool for web content||26|
|Semiconductor Wiki chronicles competing fab process densities from 130-10nm||27|
|This might be why Windows 10 isn't called Windows 9||85|
|Here's another reason the GeForce GTX 970 is slower than the GTX 980||19|
|The Windows 10 Technical Preview is available now||40|
|ARM announces OS, server tools for the Internet of things||10|
|Borderlands 2 comes to SteamOS, and The Pre-Sequel will follow||17|
|Haswell duallie infiltrates Zotac Nano XS mini PC||9|