Does technobabble give rise to pseudoscience?

Over at the Guardian, writer/comedian Simon Dunn raises a compelling question: when science fiction writers or creators insert junk science or "technobabble" into their stories, are they doing the same thing as the people who promote pseudoscience with a straight face? And isn't technobabble basically the same sort of… »12/18/12 7:16pm12/18/12 7:16pm