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* The spaceship appearing in the music video for [[Music/MichaelJackson Michael]] and [[Music/JanetJackson]]'s "Scream".

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* The spaceship appearing in the music video for [[Music/MichaelJackson Michael]] and [[Music/JanetJackson]]'s Music/JanetJackson's "Scream".


* The headquarters of ''Film/MenInBlack'' consists of featureless, rounded shapes, from the egg-shaped furniture (which Jay can't ''quite'' get the hang of) to the oval viewscreens.
** This is particularly amusing because the "Men In Black" organization is using technology built during the ''previous'' incarnation of this design style, the "space age" aesthetic of the early 1960s. It also shows up in ''Film/AClockworkOrange'' and the original ''Series/{{Star Trek|The Original Series}}''.

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* The headquarters of ''Film/MenInBlack'' consists of featureless, rounded shapes, from the egg-shaped furniture (which Jay can't ''quite'' get the hang of) to the oval viewscreens.
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viewscreens. This is particularly amusing because the "Men In Black" organization is using technology built during the ''previous'' incarnation of this design style, the "space age" aesthetic of the early 1960s. It also shows up in ''Film/AClockworkOrange'' and the original ''Series/{{Star Trek|The Original Series}}''.



* The Starship Heart of Gold and Marvin the Paranoid Android in the film adaptation of ''Film/TheHitchhikersGuideToTheGalaxy''.
** The film's artbook actually almost outlines this trope word for word. It also refers to how the designers wanted the titular guide to look like the ''previous'' generation's iPod to the Heart of Gold's current gen model.

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* The Starship Heart of Gold and Marvin the Paranoid Android in the film adaptation of ''Film/TheHitchhikersGuideToTheGalaxy''.
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''Film/TheHitchhikersGuideToTheGalaxy''. The film's artbook actually almost outlines this trope word for word. It also refers to how the designers wanted the titular guide to look like the ''previous'' generation's iPod to the Heart of Gold's current gen model.



* The Work Pods and the interior of the ''Discovery'' in ''Film/TwoThousandOneASpaceOdyssey'', made in 1968. This inspired the design of the [=iPod=], hence the name. ("I'm sorry Dave, I can't play that...")
** Samsung has cited 2001's tablet-like devices as Prior Art to Apple's [=iPad=] in a patent struggle.

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* The Work Pods and the interior of the ''Discovery'' in ''Film/TwoThousandOneASpaceOdyssey'', made in 1968. This inspired the design of the [=iPod=], hence the name. ("I'm sorry Dave, I can't play that...")
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") In fact, Samsung has cited 2001's tablet-like devices as Prior Art to Apple's [=iPad=] in a patent struggle.



* The Bubble Ship from ''Film/{{Oblivion 2013}}'' in particular is a prime example, all sleek curves and shiny white surfaces.
** The drones are really '''really''' pissed-off iPods.

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* The Bubble Ship from ''Film/{{Oblivion 2013}}'' in particular is a prime example, all sleek curves and shiny white surfaces.
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surfaces. The drones are really '''really''' pissed-off iPods.


* CAF-built trains: compare the new [[https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/9b/RN463003El.JPG Civia]] conmuter train with [[https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/9/9b/Hugh_llewelyn_180_%285553135644%29.jpg/1280px-Hugh_llewelyn_180_%285553135644%29.jpg its precursor]], and in the Madrid Metro the [[https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/b/bc/Madrid_Metro_Sol_Station_051.jpg/1280px-Madrid_Metro_Sol_Station_051.jpg Serie 2000A]] with the newer [[https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/5/5a/Madrid_-_Estación_Marqués_de_Vadillo_-_20060910.jpg/1280px-Madrid_-_Estación_Marqués_de_Vadillo_-_20060910.jpg]].

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* CAF-built trains: compare the new [[https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/9b/RN463003El.JPG Civia]] conmuter train with [[https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/9/9b/Hugh_llewelyn_180_%285553135644%29.jpg/1280px-Hugh_llewelyn_180_%285553135644%29.jpg its precursor]], and in the Madrid Metro the [[https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/b/bc/Madrid_Metro_Sol_Station_051.jpg/1280px-Madrid_Metro_Sol_Station_051.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/9/9e/Serie_5000_Metro_de_Madrid_%288871649558%29.jpg/1280px-Serie_5000_Metro_de_Madrid_%288871649558%29.jpg Serie 2000A]] Series 5000]] with the newer [[https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/5/5a/Madrid_-_Estación_Marqués_de_Vadillo_-_20060910.jpg/1280px-Madrid_-_Estación_Marqués_de_Vadillo_-_20060910.jpg]].org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/f/f2/Madrid_Metro_022.jpg/1280px-Madrid_Metro_022.jpg Series 8000]].


* CAF-built trains: compare the new [[https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/9b/RN463003El.JPG Civia]] conmuter train with [[https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/9/9b/Hugh_llewelyn_180_%285553135644%29.jpg/1280px-Hugh_llewelyn_180_%285553135644%29.jpg its precursor]], and in the Madrid Metro the [[https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/b/bc/Madrid_Metro_Sol_Station_051.jpg/1280px-Madrid_Metro_Sol_Station_051.jpg Serie 2000A]] with the newer [[kipedia/commons/thumb/5/5a/Madrid_-_Estación_Marqués_de_Vadillo_-_20060910.jpg/1280px-Madrid_-_Estación_Marqués_de_Vadillo_-_20060910.jpg Serie 2000B]].

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* CAF-built trains: compare the new [[https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/9b/RN463003El.JPG Civia]] conmuter train with [[https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/9/9b/Hugh_llewelyn_180_%285553135644%29.jpg/1280px-Hugh_llewelyn_180_%285553135644%29.jpg its precursor]], and in the Madrid Metro the [[https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/b/bc/Madrid_Metro_Sol_Station_051.jpg/1280px-Madrid_Metro_Sol_Station_051.jpg Serie 2000A]] with the newer [[kipedia/commons/thumb/5/5a/Madrid_-_Estación_Marqués_de_Vadillo_-_20060910.[[https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/5/5a/Madrid_-_Estación_Marqués_de_Vadillo_-_20060910.jpg/1280px-Madrid_-_Estación_Marqués_de_Vadillo_-_20060910.jpg Serie 2000B]].jpg]].


* CAF-built trains: compare the new [[https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/9b/RN463003El.JPG Civia]] conmuter train with [[https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/9/9b/Hugh_llewelyn_180_%285553135644%29.jpg/1280px-Hugh_llewelyn_180_%285553135644%29.jpg its precursor]], and in the Madrid Metro the [[https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/b/bc/Madrid_Metro_Sol_Station_051.jpg/1280px-Madrid_Metro_Sol_Station_051.jpg Serie 2000A]] with the newer [[https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/5/5a/Madrid_-_Estacion_Marques_de_Vadillo_-_20060910.jpg/1280px-Madrid_-_Estacion_Marques_de_Vadillo_-_20060910.jpg Serie 2000B]].

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* CAF-built trains: compare the new [[https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/9b/RN463003El.JPG Civia]] conmuter train with [[https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/9/9b/Hugh_llewelyn_180_%285553135644%29.jpg/1280px-Hugh_llewelyn_180_%285553135644%29.jpg its precursor]], and in the Madrid Metro the [[https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/b/bc/Madrid_Metro_Sol_Station_051.jpg/1280px-Madrid_Metro_Sol_Station_051.jpg Serie 2000A]] with the newer [[https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/5/5a/Madrid_-_Estacion_Marques_de_Vadillo_-_20060910.jpg/1280px-Madrid_-_Estacion_Marques_de_Vadillo_-_20060910.[[kipedia/commons/thumb/5/5a/Madrid_-_Estación_Marqués_de_Vadillo_-_20060910.jpg/1280px-Madrid_-_Estación_Marqués_de_Vadillo_-_20060910.jpg Serie 2000B]].


* Irizar coach buses too. Here's the [[http://www.elportaldelautobus.es/fotos/data/media/73/PICT0841.jpg Irizar i6]]

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* Irizar coach buses too. Here's the an [[http://www.elportaldelautobus.es/fotos/data/media/73/PICT0841.jpg Irizar i6]]


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* CAF-built trains: compare the new [[https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/9b/RN463003El.JPG Civia]] conmuter train with [[https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/9/9b/Hugh_llewelyn_180_%285553135644%29.jpg/1280px-Hugh_llewelyn_180_%285553135644%29.jpg its precursor]], and in the Madrid Metro the [[https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/b/bc/Madrid_Metro_Sol_Station_051.jpg/1280px-Madrid_Metro_Sol_Station_051.jpg Serie 2000A]] with the newer [[https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/5/5a/Madrid_-_Estacion_Marques_de_Vadillo_-_20060910.jpg/1280px-Madrid_-_Estacion_Marques_de_Vadillo_-_20060910.jpg Serie 2000B]].

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* Irizar coach buses too. Here's the [[http://www.elportaldelautobus.es/fotos/data/media/73/PICT0841.jpg Irizar i6]]


** This is particularly amusing because the "Men In Black" organization is using technology built during the ''previous'' incarnation of this design style, the "space age" aesthetic of the early 1960s. It also shows up in ''Film/AClockworkOrange'' and the original ''Series/StarTrek''.

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** This is particularly amusing because the "Men In Black" organization is using technology built during the ''previous'' incarnation of this design style, the "space age" aesthetic of the early 1960s. It also shows up in ''Film/AClockworkOrange'' and the original ''Series/StarTrek''.''Series/{{Star Trek|The Original Series}}''.



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* Present in ''Series/BlackMirror''. The future technology seen is generally sleek, white/gray, and lacks features like visible buttons.


** That original circular design on the walls is a hugely-enlarged photo of a pill packet!


* In ''Podcast/ShuffleQuest'', when the heroes visit the high-tech world of ''Men in Black'', Terok Nor's spellbook transforms into a literal iPad - which Terok uses to consume the wildest conspiracy nonsense the Internet has to offer.



* Parodied in a TimeTravel episode of ''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants'' where everything in the future is chrome. They even have guys who drive around in vans spraypainting everything that's not already chrome.

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* Parodied in a TimeTravel episode of ''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants'' where everything in the future is chrome. They even have guys who drive around in vans spraypainting spray-painting everything that's not already chrome.


* [[CaptainObvious And, of course, the iPod.]] And almost everything else by Apple.

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* [[CaptainObvious And, of course, the iPod.]] iPod. And almost everything else by Apple.

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* The Sphere from ''Film/IndependenceDayResurgence'' is a floating, white robotic orb.

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* The [[MegaCorp Alterra Corporation]] in Videogame/{{Subnautica}} uses this trope as their primary design motif, with extensive use of curved, shiny surfaces on all of their products, from tools to submersibles.


*** The original series of ''Star Trek'' had so-called "data tapes" that looked and were used like the 3.5in floppy disks of the 80s and 90s...

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*** The original series of ''Star Trek'' had so-called "data tapes" that looked and were used like the 3.5in floppy disks of the 80s and 90s... Then again, they could also be seen as a sci-fi answer to the Punched Card, a data storage and entry format that long predated ''Star Trek''.

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