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Yes, it is absoluely a real Unix system, it was a Silicon Graphics workstation (using IRIX, the SGI System V based Unix) running a three dimensional file system browser. Silicon Graphics were early developers of hardware acceleration for 3D graphics, so it makes complete sense that even in 1993 they had Unix workstations capable of a 3D file system viewer. ...
The application is fsn (pronounced Fusion). There's more information available on wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fsn and there's an open-source clone available called FSV: http://fsv.sourceforge.net/
Right after Hammond wonders why Nedry would turn off the fences it cuts to this scene: [Source] According to the script the latter sign says: DANGER! ELECTRIFIED FENCE! This Door Cannot Be Opened When Fence is Armed!
In the original novel, Alan Grant make a big issue about how insanely irresponsible and dangerous it was to introduce dinosaurs back into the world. John Hammond dismissed his concerns, saying the dinosaurs couldn't escape from the island, couldn't breed, and couldn't even survive without a special diet fortified with amino acids. So when it was revealed ...
It is one instance that explains everything that happens throughout the movie. From the dinosaurs escaping to the dinosaurs breeding, much of the events that happen throughout Jurassic Park are meant to prove Dr. Malcolm right when he said "life finds a way." In this specific example, the Jurassic Park scientists are "spared no expense" and years of ...
Still it wasn't his goal to avoid any disaster, rather on the contrary. In the end Dennis Nedry was hired by a competiting organization/company for industrial espionage, to steal the embryos. So producing some disaster by turning off the fences could on the one hand help him escape unnoticed or at least unbothered. And on the other hand sabotaging the park ...
Its achieved by Animatronic robot. Click here for full details with picture, to know how it is achieved. Few more picture of Dilophosaurus's making are present here.
Given Phil Tippett's background in animation, he appears to have been given a lead technical/animator role, supervising how the CGI dinosaurs looked/moved. Interestingly, the wikipedia makes mention of this very meme...
If I remember correctly from the novel the computer system managing the park were designed to count the number of animals of each type in the park, and to report if that number ever dropped unexpectedly (presumably denoting an escape). At one point in the novel I believe Dr. Malcolm asks them to run a scan for more animals than expected rather than less. ...
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