American Movie vs Tech Industry

Hollywood and Silicon Valley (spiritual home of the US film and tech industries, respectively) have long been an influence on one another. Sci-fi films like Star Wars and Back to the Future have provided the inspiration for scientists who are now developing warp drives and self-tying shoelaces. And the tech industries has made many 'unfilmable' concepts - like Avatar, which James Cameron first dreamed up in 1994 - not only possible, but hugely popular

These two industries clearly make good bedfellows, but are they truly equals? Well, let's start by looking at some numbers...


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