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Subject: How the future Internet looked from 1985

Written By: ChuckyG on 06/25/12 at 9:22 am

Did this 1985 film coin the phrase 'information superhighway' and predict Siri?


Subject: Re: How the future Internet looked from 1985

Written By: Doc Brown on 06/26/12 at 2:50 pm


Did this 1985 film coin the phrase 'information superhighway' and predict Siri?
A film title would help us answer this. In all truth, I think the first movie to really foreshadow the Internet would be WarGames, just like The Running Man foreshadowed RealityTV/Sensationalism. I mean really, take a good look back at the both of them.

Your Pal,
Doc

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Subject: Re: How the future Internet looked from 1985

Written By: Howard on 06/26/12 at 7:21 pm

Wow that's pretty cool.

Subject: Re: How the future Internet looked from 1985

Written By: MaxwellSmart on 06/27/12 at 12:18 am

I was thinking something more like this 1985 movie --

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5z3SGMbICsA

Subject: Re: How the future Internet looked from 1985

Written By: Howard on 06/27/12 at 5:52 am


I was thinking something more like this 1985 movie --

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5z3SGMbICsA


Was that from Weird Science? ???

Subject: Re: How the future Internet looked from 1985

Written By: belmont22 on 11/26/12 at 1:32 am

It's interesting how in the 80s, everyone thought Japan was going to be the next superpower, then they had their Lost Years. I wonder if the rise of China will also prove to be a mirage.

Subject: Re: How the future Internet looked from 1985

Written By: belmont22 on 11/26/12 at 1:33 am

Siri IMO, is not that impressive. She's better than the AI I programmed on my computer ('Fred') but not by too much. She definitely wouldn't pass the Turing test.

Subject: Re: How the future Internet looked from 1985

Written By: MaxwellSmart on 11/26/12 at 11:07 pm

Cy Curnin and a 1984 Smartphone:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mP8Pe8tp2TQ

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