- "The Grand List Of Overused Science Fiction Cliches"
Television Tropes & idioms
Actually, there are four lists:
- Overused Sci Fi Storylines (Section I)
- Overused Sci Fi Settings (Section II)
- Overused Sci Fi Plot Devices (Section III)
- Overused Sci Fi Silly Science (Section IV)
By the way, although this one's a cliche, it may be a cliche for a reason:
"People connect their brains directly to computers and get dependent on them."
- "Next-Generation Prosthetic Hand - and Intel Says Direct Neural Interface Brain Chips by 2020"
Apathetic Lemming of the North (December 2, 2009)
- "Good News, Neural Devices Connect Brain, Computers: Bad News, Same Thing"
Apathetic Lemming of the North (July 11, 2009)
A tip of the hat to irish_brigid, for the heads-up on this part of 'TV Tropes.'