Tag Archives: infographics

Job Hunting

As you may know, I was recently laid off from my job of 19 years in the aviation industry. I’ve quickly made the jump into entrepreneurship, but I’m still tuned-in to anything oriented toward job-seekers and they finding the work … Continue reading

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The Colors of Comics

Recently Colour Lovers released this great infographic on the color schemes used in comics. Having written some comics, I know an unbelievable amount of time goes into color selection (among many other factors) to set mood and tone, plus to … Continue reading

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Star Trek Facts

Well, how about this… right after seeing a fact sheet on Firefly, I came across this one for Star Trek over at Graph Jam…  The line about the glue is hilarious! What’s your favorite fact?  EDC

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FireFly Facts

Saw this recently on Cool Infographics… a trivia page on one of my all time favorite TV shows, Firefly.  If you’ve never seen this masterpiece, you owe it to yourself to queue up or pick up this sci-fi western and then … Continue reading

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The Future According to Sci-Fi

I came across another speculative fiction themed infographic the other day; this one charting out the future as told by popular sci-fi movies.       To see this timeline running from the present all the way to 3001988, the … Continue reading

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Futurism Infographic

I came across a great infographic recently by Michell Zappa that combines two of my passions in a way that really helps my writing as a speculative fiction author: infographics and futurism.  The elegance of it is amazing.  Just click … Continue reading

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Fossil Fuels in the Future

As a speculative fiction writer, I’m always on the look out for news stories that illuminate trends impacting the future. I’m not just talking about advances in technology, but also political and social choices with far-reaching ramifications. The reason? Often, … Continue reading

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What Traffic Signs Really Mean

GraphJam has a pretty humorous infographic on what traffic signs really mean.  …And it has a serious speculative fiction theme to it.  I don’t think I’ll look at traffic signs the same way again. What additions would you make to … Continue reading

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Awards vs. Popularity

Flowing Data recently highlighted an interesting infographic which contrasted the yearly difference between the top ten grossing movies and Academy Award nominations over the past century… What I love about infographics is how easily they can sum up a lot of data … Continue reading

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How to Build a Lightsaber

This is an oldie, but a goodie – something I recently rediscovered.  Last year TechNewsDaily put together a pretty good infographic on lightsabers, including some of the parts used to construct the props used in filming the Star Wars movies … Continue reading

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