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UNIX in Jurassic Park
by RavinRay on Tue 13th Sep 2011 02:33 UTC
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In that dino-movie, when John Hammond's grandkids were trying to the park's system online, the girl was at a console and she said "It's a UNIX workstation. I know this", then the point-of-view shifted the monitor with a 3D virtualization of the park buildings as she navigated her way to activate the security. I don't think it helped push familiarity with UNIX to the audience in general though.

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