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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



 
GeneralThanks to NCIS, CSI Notlob, et al Pin
OriginalGriff31-Mar-14 0:33
protectorOriginalGriff31-Mar-14 0:33 
GeneralRe: Thanks to NCIS, CSI Notlob, et al Pin
Eddy Vluggen31-Mar-14 8:09
mveEddy Vluggen31-Mar-14 8:09 
GeneralAll of the above Pin
jim lahey31-Mar-14 0:20
memberjim lahey31-Mar-14 0:20 
GeneralSooooo Easy...... Pin
Leo5631-Mar-14 0:11
memberLeo5631-Mar-14 0:11 
General... and some Titles.. Pin
Wamuti30-Mar-14 23:12
memberWamuti30-Mar-14 23:12 
GeneralOther - Typing rate that would shame Mavis Beacon Pin
Keith Barrow30-Mar-14 22:53
mentorKeith Barrow30-Mar-14 22:53 
GeneralOther - Obvious errors Pin
Jarek Kruza30-Mar-14 22:02
memberJarek Kruza30-Mar-14 22:02 
GeneralRe: Other - Obvious errors Pin
yacCarsten1-Apr-14 1:03
memberyacCarsten1-Apr-14 1:03 
I wonder if this is deliberate, like every phone number in movies is 555 . . .
GeneralRe: Other - Obvious errors Pin
mikepwilson1-Apr-14 4:06
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GeneralRe: Other - Obvious errors Pin
Jarek Kruza1-Apr-14 23:33
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GeneralRe: Other - Obvious errors Pin
mikepwilson2-Apr-14 3:40
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AnswerRe: Other - Obvious errors Pin
Vivic3-Apr-14 22:48
professionalVivic3-Apr-14 22:48 
GeneralThis should be multi-select poll Pin
Oshtri Deka30-Mar-14 21:49
professionalOshtri Deka30-Mar-14 21:49 
GeneralRe: This should be multi-select poll Pin
Aamer Alduais30-Mar-14 22:35
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GeneralRe: This should be multi-select poll Pin
PIEBALDconsult31-Mar-14 8:09
protectorPIEBALDconsult31-Mar-14 8:09 
GeneralAll security systems can be cracked in under a minute. Usually by guessing a password. Pin
Aarti Meswania30-Mar-14 21:34
memberAarti Meswania30-Mar-14 21:34 
GeneralRe: All security systems can be cracked in under a minute. Usually by guessing a password. Pin
BrainiacV1-Apr-14 8:29
memberBrainiacV1-Apr-14 8:29 
GeneralFavorite movie on this topic Pin
thatraja30-Mar-14 21:11
protectorthatraja30-Mar-14 21:11 
GeneralOther(s) Pin
thatraja30-Mar-14 21:10
protectorthatraja30-Mar-14 21:10 
GeneralAll of above PinPopular
Rutvik Dave30-Mar-14 21:09
professionalRutvik Dave30-Mar-14 21:09 
GeneralRe: All of above Pin
Dennis E White31-Mar-14 6:05
professionalDennis E White31-Mar-14 6:05 
GeneralThe scene that sends computer virus to alien spaceship.... Pin
AndersonChau30-Mar-14 20:53
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GeneralRe: The scene that sends computer virus to alien spaceship.... Pin
PedroMC31-Mar-14 0:14
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GeneralRe: The scene that sends computer virus to alien spaceship.... Pin
BrainiacV1-Apr-14 8:30
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GeneralRe: The scene that sends computer virus to alien spaceship.... Pin
ricmil422-Apr-14 3:46
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