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8 Shows and Movies That Make the Tech-Savvy Of Us Cringe

Jeff Mills | 15 Mar 2017 20:00
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Hollywood has some of the best tech around when it comes to making magic appear on our televisions and in the movie theater. So why do they fail horribly at the basics?

Here's 8 examples of what they do wrong for the sake of making a dramatic scene and make the tech-savvy of us just cringe

Jurassic Park

"It's a UNIX system, I know this!" Maybe she knew how to use UNIX, but what she was wasn't UNIX. It was IRIX running a UI called "nfs" that's exclusive to SGI equipment. "nfs" was never really popular as it was slower to navigate a system than using the command prompt that was still very much used to run anything back then.

In any event, when you have a bunch of Velociraptors beating down the door to come and eat you, you're not going to waste time in a GUI when the command prompt is so much faster.

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