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A New ‘Hackers’ Is Being ‘Actively Considered’

It’s been 25 years since Hackers first hit the screen. Since then, computer technology has become almost unrecognizable from the prototypes seen in the 1995 sci-fi flick. But director Iain Softley believes a new Hackers movie would be more relevant than ever. In a recent interview with Collider, Softley revealed that a return to Hackers is being “actively considered.”

Softley acknowledged the ever-changing landscape of technology, and how it would affect a Hackers reboot:

It was a much more simple landscape at the time, in 1995. It’s much more complex [now]. It’s much more dangerous that it would become outdated almost as soon as the film’s released. But there are certain cast members, certainly the guys who work with Chris Nolan, DNEG, they’re approached all the time about, ‘Why isn’t there [more Hackers]?’ And on the internet, on Twitter and social media, people are asking about that possibility. So, it’s

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All Tech Considered : NPR

One Amish family in Lancaster County, Pa., has three horse-pulled buggies they store in a barn. They all have electric lights powered by rechargeable batteries. One of the buggies even has battery-powered windshield wipers.

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One Amish family in Lancaster County, Pa., has three horse-pulled buggies they store in a barn. They all have electric lights powered by rechargeable batteries. One of the buggies even has battery-powered windshield wipers.

Jeff Brady/NPR

Many outsiders assume the Amish reject all new technology. But that’s not true.

One Amish man in Lancaster County, Pa., checks his voicemail about four times a day. His shop is equipped with a propane-powered forklift, hydraulic-powered saws, cordless drills, and a refrigerated tank where milk from dairy cows is stored.

The difference between Amish people and most other Americans is the deliberation that takes place before deciding whether to embrace a

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