‘Minority Report’ 20 Years Later: Which Tech Predictions Were Accurate?

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‘Minority Report’ 20 Years Later: Which Tech Predictions Were Accurate?

Steven Spielberg’s 2002 sci-fi thriller “Minority Report,” in which Tom Cruise is the captain of a state-of-the-art “Precrime” law enforcement division, is still a touchstone for new tech: Self-driving cars are (kind of) here, but we’re still waiting on flying cars, jetpacks, and more innovations like the ones Spielberg’s futurist think tank dreamed up.

Here are some of the things the movie, which was based on the 1956 short story by legendary sci-fi writer Philip K. Dick, got right and some of the things it failed to foresee about the future.