Small Design Decision – Low Jia Yi

Movie: Ready Player One (2018)

One small design decision made in the movie that I noticed was the collapsible iPad-like device that a student was using to view James Halliday’s pre-recorded message announcing a game that grants the winner full ownership of the OASIS.

Instead of a regular tablet that looks like a block of metal, the one is the movie looks like it consists of two longitudinal objects that when pulled apart, reveals the screen. Its space-saving sleekness really points towards a time in the possible future where technology has progressed even further to provide even more portable table computer devices.

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