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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 screen1355.93
The stereotype of the developer (age, gender, hygeine and dress sense)24010.54
Code dumps are either FORTRAN or HTML.562.46
All input is done via a Terminal window. Except when they use a stand-up 80" touch-screen.1396.10
All security systems can be cracked in under a minute. Usually by guessing a password.74032.48
Viruses and Trojans show skull-and-crossbones popups.1064.65
Every computer can interface with every other computer seamlessly.29212.82
All data can be enhanced. eg disguised voices made clear, grainy pictures made sharp48021.07
Other (post your suggestion in the comments section)903.95



 
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DaveX8631-Mar-14 12:26
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GeneralPictures flash on-screen when searching for a person PinPopular
Jay Riggs31-Mar-14 10:00
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GeneralEvery computer can interface with every other computer seamlessly PinPopular
Vladimir Svyatski31-Mar-14 9:42
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GeneralRe: Every computer can interface with every other computer seamlessly Pin
DaveX8631-Mar-14 12:08
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AnswerRe: Every computer can interface with every other computer seamlessly Pin
Yvan Rodrigues2-Apr-14 4:13
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GeneralHow easy it is - 2 Pin
boomboomw31-Mar-14 8:25
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GeneralRe: How easy it is - 2 Pin
earl00731-Mar-14 8:33
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GeneralRe: How easy it is - 2 Pin
yacCarsten1-Apr-14 0:59
memberyacCarsten1-Apr-14 0:59 
Can't stand those shows either, its because every time I see a bit of the show, they are always enhancing some picture and getting the rego of a car from some reflected object.

But, it was totally cool when Harrison Ford did it in Blade Runner.
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Karen Mitchelle31-Mar-14 16:47
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GeneralRe: How easy it is - 2 Pin
solomn5171-Apr-14 0:52
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GeneralRe: How easy it is - 2 Pin
Karen Mitchelle1-Apr-14 14:55
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Generalanother... Pin
dmjm-h31-Mar-14 8:23
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Generalgrainy pictures made sharp Pin
PIEBALDconsult31-Mar-14 7:44
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GeneralRe: grainy pictures made sharp Pin
Ian Shlasko31-Mar-14 8:19
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GeneralRe: grainy pictures made sharp Pin
LloydA11131-Mar-14 15:13
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GeneralRe: grainy pictures made sharp Pin
Ian Shlasko31-Mar-14 15:45
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GeneralHow long will it take to break into the mainframe!? Pin
cswat31-Mar-14 7:02
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GeneralRe: How long will it take to break into the mainframe!? Pin
StatementTerminator1-Apr-14 3:55
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GeneralWhat bothers me most... Pin
djc toledo31-Mar-14 6:33
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Generaland on the subject of guessing passwords and progress bars PinPopular
Trajan McGill31-Mar-14 6:17
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GeneralRe: and on the subject of guessing passwords and progress bars Pin
BrainiacV1-Apr-14 8:23
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GeneralThis is best ever Survey... Pin
JayantaChatterjee31-Mar-14 5:47
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GeneralIt's Hollywood OS ... Pin
MacSpudster31-Mar-14 5:28
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GeneralThey all make it look so easy... Pin
Robert Beveridge31-Mar-14 5:10
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GeneralRe: They all make it look so easy... Pin
DaveX8631-Mar-14 12:12
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