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?
|The Tech Report System Guide: March 2017 edition||17|
|Puppy Day Shortbread||5|
|Brydge 12.3 makes the Surface Pro lap-worthy||15|
|Corsair One is an understated gaming monster||29|
|Futuremark adds Vulkan to its API Overhead test||2|
|Fallout 4 VR will draw in wastelanders at E3 2017||13|
|AMD publishes patches for Vega support on Linux||20|
|MSI brings custom GeForce GTX 1080 Ti cards by air and sea||12|
|Snapdragon 835 press event previews potent performance||52|
|I need this because of reasons.||+41|