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Computer Interaction in Science Fiction Movies

ivanjs "Spock" and Scotty??? (232 comments)

"5. Satiric movie scenes ...is taken from "Start Trek IV" when Spock and Scotty are on earth and supposed to use a 20th century personal computer. Scotty tried to talk to it as he is used to do on the Enterprise and of course failed. He was then advised to use the mouse, which he did - assuming that it is used as a microphone." He states that Spock and Scotty attempt to use a 20th century computer, when it was actually Scotty and McCoy (both shown in the accompanying picture). Just sayin...

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ivanjs ivanjs writes  |  more than 7 years ago

Photoshop Guy writes "Considering doing work for free to improve your design portfolio? Doing cheap or free work for a friend or relative? Trying to impress your boss as a team player by working extra non-paid hours each week as a salaried employee?

The "I'll do it free (or cheap)" mentality can, and often does, turn into a nightmare of seemingly infinite revisions. For freelancers, unless a contract was drawn up at the outset (a rarity if it's for a friend or relative), weeks can go by and you're still working on the project, not making money, regretting your decision to accept the project.

If it's long-term work at the workplace that was handed to you because "it's expected of you as a salaried employee", you can actually experience a reduction in your yearly salary.

MORE: http://www.lyzrdstomp.com/index.php?option=com_con tent&task=view&id=246"

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