Minority Report really did predict the future

When you ask people to name their favorite science fiction films, you'll often hear them mention Blade Runner as the gold standard. My vote however, goes to a different Philip K. Dick adaptation: Steven Spielberg's Minority Report. Released ten years ago today, the movie is as important today as it was back then, when… » 6/21/12 1:44pm 6/21/12 1:44pm

Minority Traffic Report Detects Accidents Before They Happen

Two miles ahead, a construction crew is closing down the right lane on a busy stretch of road. A truck stalled on the left shoulder is slowing down drivers who stop to look. In the minivan to your right, a distracted dad is paying more attention to his kids than to the road. Unfortunately, you are aware of none of… » 11/10/08 4:57pm 11/10/08 4:57pm