Impact of New Information:

Multimedia and Networks

IS 246, Winter 2001

Focus Group: Technology and Education

Science Fiction:


The War of the Worlds (1953)


Blade Runner (1982)

Themes and Observations:

Examining Ridley Scott's portrayal of the future in Blade Runner points to some interesting ideas about technology and society that we often accept without question. Some of our observations:

Future Technologies:

The Future of Society:

Aspects of the Future with Roots in the Past:

Overall Themes: