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Humor I usually write about topics like operating systems and computer refurbishing. Today let's ditch that trivial stuff and tackle something really important like... How have computers and operating systems been portrayed on TV and in films? It's time we seek our inner geek. With this hearty sign of approval we're on our way...
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RE[2]: UNIX in Jurassic Park
by foregam on Wed 14th Sep 2011 19:51 UTC in reply to "RE: UNIX in Jurassic Park"
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2010-11-17

Looks like SGI still has fans in the industry. In a Korean series called "Iris" the bad guys use Irix and the good guys something OS/2-ey (or DOSey):
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Notice the vaguely Uplinky interface of the first computer and the "Comanche" directory on the second, full of appropriately named files like MISSION.DTA. My guess is someone was playing "Comanche: Over the Edge" in the coffee break ;)

Edited 2011-09-14 19:52 UTC

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