Why is Nostromo's technology so... 1980s?


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"Prometheus" is meant to be a prequel to "Alien", happening 30 years before (src).If that's the case, how come one of the very earliest spaceships, Prometheus from 2089, has a spiffy new technology, while Nostromo has antique text based CRTs, mechanical IBM style keyboards, and all the associated technologies screaming "1980s called, and they want their IBM PC back!" ?The great visuals of this can be seen in this Youtube Video here (ignore the russian voice-over - the guy is a movie critic w

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