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What is the worst thing about the portrayal of software development in movies?

Survey period: 31 Mar 2014 to 7 Apr 2014

I know you want to pick them all. Pick the *worst*.

OptionVotes% 
The little beeping noises that all apps emit when data is rendered on the screen1355.93135 votes, 5.93%
The stereotype of the developer (age, gender, hygeine and dress sense)24010.54240 votes, 10.54%
Code dumps are either FORTRAN or HTML.562.4656 votes, 2.46%
All input is done via a Terminal window. Except when they use a stand-up 80" touch-screen.1396.10139 votes, 6.10%
All security systems can be cracked in under a minute. Usually by guessing a password.74032.48740 votes, 32.48%
Viruses and Trojans show skull-and-crossbones popups.1064.65106 votes, 4.65%
Every computer can interface with every other computer seamlessly.29212.82292 votes, 12.82%
All data can be enhanced. eg disguised voices made clear, grainy pictures made sharp48021.07480 votes, 21.07%
Other (post your suggestion in the comments section)903.9590 votes, 3.95%



 
GeneralComputer screens Pinmemberdeskcheck17-Apr-14 6:47 
GeneralThe 3D programming interface PinprofessionalNicolas Dorier6-Apr-14 1:30 
GeneralCSI Pinmembered welch4-Apr-14 7:57 
GeneralUhm... forgot one PinmemberGreatOak4-Apr-14 6:11 
GeneralIncomplete PinmvpDave Kreskowiak4-Apr-14 4:24 
GeneralTheir Code Always Runs On Very First Attempt (without Compilation warning or error).... PinprofessionalPratik Bhuva3-Apr-14 21:06 
GeneralRe: Their Code Always Runs On Very First Attempt (without Compilation warning or error).... PinprotectorOriginalGriff4-Apr-14 5:00 
GeneralTalking Computers Pinmembervirang_213-Apr-14 18:38 
GeneralBad command or filename PinprotectorCHill603-Apr-14 7:15 
GeneralAll of the above... PinprofessionalBrisingr Aerowing3-Apr-14 6:12 
General“I know this, it’s Unix” Pinmember_awatts3-Apr-14 0:51 
GeneralRe: “I know this, it’s Unix” Pinmemberchippingtonderrick7-Apr-14 1:09 
GeneralSuper Uber - Hackers are hot chicks Pinmembern.podbielski3-Apr-14 0:11 
GeneralRe: Super Uber - Hackers are hot chicks Pinmembergil653-Apr-14 5:17 
GeneralRe: Super Uber - Hackers are hot chicks PinmemberChris Losinger4-Apr-14 2:43 
GeneralRe: Super Uber - Hackers are hot chicks Pinmembern.podbielski6-Apr-14 9:28 
GeneralWhen each character of each word takes half a second to show up on screen like mainframes 40 yrs ago. PinmemberRene Pilon2-Apr-14 16:24 
GeneralWhat about Swordfish? Those wireframe cubes when hacking... PinmemberSwab.Jat2-Apr-14 6:48 
GeneralRe: What about Swordfish? Those wireframe cubes when hacking... Pinmemberjkirkerx2-Apr-14 11:45 
GeneralRe: What about Swordfish? Those wireframe cubes when hacking... PinmemberSwab.Jat2-Apr-14 17:24 
GeneralShowing a Powerpoint preso with large fonts to show progress of an important task PinmemberShameel2-Apr-14 6:37 
AnswerThe truth and myth about passwords PinprofessionalYvan Rodrigues2-Apr-14 5:29 
AnswerAll devices and systems are connected PinprofessionalYvan Rodrigues2-Apr-14 5:22 
AnswerPoll: Do you say aloud every line of code you write? PinprofessionalYvan Rodrigues2-Apr-14 5:05 
GeneralRe: Poll: Do you say aloud every line of code you write? PinprofessionalkArViD0tnEt2-Apr-14 17:45 
AnswerI would love to see them type something to see if viewers try to copycat. PinprofessionalYvan Rodrigues2-Apr-14 5:03 
GeneralThe ladies` breasts and the salaries PinmemberHerbisaurus2-Apr-14 4:13 
GeneralRe: The ladies` breasts and the salaries PinprofessionalkArViD0tnEt2-Apr-14 17:28 
General[OPTION] They never have any bugs PinprofessionalCanny Brisk2-Apr-14 4:10 
GeneralOther answer Pinmember2 Rocks2-Apr-14 1:00 
GeneralFive Seconds of Finger Rattling Pinmembernocturns21-Apr-14 13:06 
GeneralRe: Five Seconds of Finger Rattling PinmemberDaveX862-Apr-14 8:29 
General1200 baud modems go to infinite baud PinmemberBrainiacV1-Apr-14 9:20 
GeneralInfinite resolution of security cameras PinmemberClifford Nelson1-Apr-14 9:10 
GeneralJust happens to be what it needs to be PinmemberPNutHed1-Apr-14 8:44 
GeneralBeeping TI 99/4 PinmemberBrainiacV1-Apr-14 8:17 
GeneralI also love how... Pinmembertwohowlingdogs1-Apr-14 8:06 
GeneralOther - text characters appearing one by one on the screen.. PinmemberBrent Jenkins1-Apr-14 6:35 
GeneralOther - 200wpm typing across 4 keyboards and 10 monitors Pinmemberkmoorevs1-Apr-14 6:23 
GeneralRealism would make for some pretty bad TV PinmemberStatementTerminator1-Apr-14 4:50 
GeneralRe: Realism would make for some pretty bad TV PinmemberChris Richner1-Apr-14 4:56 
GeneralRe: Realism would make for some pretty bad TV PinprofessionalkArViD0tnEt1-Apr-14 16:30 
AnswerRe: Realism would make for some pretty bad TV PinprofessionalYvan Rodrigues2-Apr-14 5:07 
GeneralEnhance, Enhance Again! PinprofessionalJason Hutchinson1-Apr-14 3:51 
GeneralRe: Enhance, Enhance Again! PinmemberStatementTerminator1-Apr-14 5:41 
GeneralImpossible IP addresses PinmemberLePoete1-Apr-14 3:08 
Generalkeyboard maniacs Pinmemberxinodz1-Apr-14 2:43 
GeneralRe: keyboard maniacs PinprofessionalkArViD0tnEt1-Apr-14 16:32 
GeneralOther - Write bug free code, first time PinmemberRi_1-Apr-14 0:31 
GeneralThe Amount of Time to Develop Something PinmemberAndrewJacksonZA1-Apr-14 0:24 

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