Techno Babble

Techno babble comes from science fiction literature, cinema, and television shows. It's when a character's dialogue sounds scientifically light years beyond our own human understanding of nature, space, and the universe but really it is just a bunch of made up none-sense. Fiction authors use this technique to make their stories sound technologically advanced and futuristic. This often results in incomprehensible dialogue, not to mention a few laughs. This can be found in science fiction novels from Dune (which includes its own glossary of terms), to films like Back to the Future, to television shows such as Star Trek. Here are a few fun examples form Star Trek Voyager.

"I ran a multi spectral analysis on our sub-space turbulence."

"I'm downloading every iota of information form the bioprobe sensors into a physiometric program which is analyzing the data."

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