Un-advanced Technology In Blade Runner

13 09 2013

My eldest son and I watched Blade Runner the other day (the 1982 International Theatrical release, which included the somewhat-controversial voiceover), and he commented about how unremarkable a lot of the technology in Blade Runner actually is. This got me thinking about the nature of the technology used in the fictional year 2019, and I tried to figure out, in my own mind, why it would be so ordinary.

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