Movies that were wrong about the future

These films inaccurately predicted the future

Strange Days (1995)

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Strange Days is one of the many ‘90s sci-fi movies that predicted the future, but proved to be more of a miss that a hit. Set in the year 1999, the Kathryn Bigelow-directed film envisioned a world where memories could be recorded directly from the cerebral cortex using devices known as SQUIDs. Those recordings could be downloaded and viewed like regular movies. And in addition to seeing and hearing the memories, users could also feel the actual physical sensations that the owner of the memories experienced.

While the real world doesn’t have any device similar to SQUIDs yet, we currently have 360-degree cameras that allow us to record videos from our own point of view, which, in turn, can be played back using VR technology.

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