Thursday, December 3, 2020

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  1. LOL I watched Blade Runner again recently and noticed that it took place in 2019. The James Cameron TV series Dark Angel also took place in 2020. I was in Junior High school in 1982 when films like Blade Runner and Mad Max came out. It seems that Ridley Scott and crew expected flying police cars only thirty-something years in their future. Short of cell phone and computer technology, not that much has changed from the 1980's IMHO.

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    1. And the Terminator movies predicted that "Judgment Day" when a fully self-aware A.I. computer would take control of our nuclear defenses would occur on or about August 29, 1997. No way we were going to have an A.I. by 1997. 2001: A Space Odyssey was way off on our space program and artificial intelligence, but didn't do too bad with the flat-screen displays used by the crew: the first iPads were released in 2010.

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