PBS Frontline: “In The Age of AI” Provides a Stark Look of How Tech Companies Have Misused Public Trust and Continue to Do So

You won’t see cell phones or personal computers much in movies or TV shows until the late 1990s because most people didn’t own them.  Of course, most people didn’t need them either.  If you couldn’t afford a “home phone” – payphones usually weren’t hard to find.  Anyone who needed to be “on-call” – like doctors – wore pagers.