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Back to the Future II: What did it get right and wrong?


Back to the Future II What did it get right and wrong BBC News

Back to the Future II What did it get right and wrong BBC News

Back to the Future II What did it get right and wrong BBC News

Source: http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-34569...

It's almost Back to the Future Day - the date Marty and Doc crashed the future in the second of the three time-hopping sci-fi adventure films.

The sequel was released in November 1989. And watching it back nearly 26 years later, it's impressive to note how many tech trends it predicted, even if it also contained its fair share of misfires.

And watching it back nearly 26 years later, it's impressive to note how many tech trends it predicted, even if it also contained its fair share of misfires.

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Dog walking drones!

Dog-walking drones are also a real thing - at least if you believe everything you see on Vimeo  and YouTube.

Some of my favorites:

back to the future fingerprint door lock

Universal PicturesBTTF does score a hit with computer-controlled door locks - Yale was the latest to release such a product earlier this month.

back to the future upside down boots

The idea of an Ortho-lev machine holding George McFly upside down seems like a rush of blood to the writers' heads - until you realise it was only included in the movie to disguise the fact that a different actor was portraying the character than in the first film.

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