Mental Floss

A Visual History of Movie Computers

Colin Patrick
facebooktwitterreddit

If action movies are to be believed, computers have the ability to pull up pretty much every single piece of information in just a few seconds and even the most impenetrable of high-security networks can be compromised with just a few skillful key strokes.

Just think of the possibilities. You can take down a casino by intercepting phone calls:

You can pull up immigration records for anyone you want:

The possibilities are endless.

The pictures above are just a few examples of the dozens and dozens of various computer screen shots assembled on the blog Access Main Computer File. The site is self-described as “A visual study of computer GUI (Graphical User Interface) in cinema.” It provides a pretty entertaining look at how far computers have come – and where computers never really were.

(Via Super Punch)

twitterbanner.jpg
twitterbanner.jpg /
facebooktwitterreddit