It’s November 2019 and Los Angeles is in a state of urban decay. The population has dwindled, and humans face a new threat from manufactured biological robots gone rogue…
Back in 1982, this is how Blade Runner director Ridley Scott imagined the world would be.
Thirty-seven years after the film was released, how accurate were its predictions about how technology would play a bigger role in our lives?
Here are some of the things the film got right, and others where it was way off the mark.
1. Robots are much smarter
2. Video calling is mainstream
3. Homes are also getting smarter
4. Lie detectors are still used
5. The planet is changing
6. Blade Runner ignores the Instagram generation
7. Flying cars aren’t mainstream… yet
8. Most hairdryers still look like hairdryers
MacDailyNews Take: No iPhones!