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Re: The best computer themed movie is:

by LanX (Cardinal)
on Aug 16, 2014 at 11:36 UTC ( #1097670=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to The best computer themed movie is:

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Cheers Rolf

(addicted to the Perl Programming Language and ☆☆☆☆ :)

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Re^2: The best computer themed movie is:
by GotToBTru (Prior) on Aug 18, 2014 at 14:46 UTC

    Yes! But also "Fail Safe".

    1 Peter 4:10
      > But also "Fail Safe".

      I didn't mention Fail Safe cause the "computer theme" didn't seem strong enough.

      But if you think technological dangers in all generality are not too off topic here, I'll counter with Metropolis, the mother of all dystopian SciFi movies ...

      Cheers Rolf

      (addicted to the Perl Programming Language and ☆☆☆☆ :)

        The thing I appreciate about "Fail Safe" was that the computer fault was a realistic one - a blown component - instead of the "computer unexpectedly becomes sentient" silliness that is so prevalent. Now, a truly fail-safe system would have redundancies or fault detection and no single component failure could have had the effect it did...oh right, it's just a movie. :)

        1 Peter 4:10

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