It’s no secret that I’m a big fan of Star Trek. As someone who was largely a social outcast growing up, it was in some ways a default — Gene Roddenberry’s vision represents a future that is largely hopeful and where differences are accepted and encouraged within Federation’s society rather than intentionally muted, and that was a source of comfort. Continue reading “What Lt. Cmdr. Data Tells us About Star Trek’s Interpretation of Moore’s Law”
That’s all I can say about the feedback from last week’s blog post, 50 States, 50 Television Series. It went viral, getting spread all over the internet quicker than I knew was possible. Thanks to everyone who posted it, everyone who commented on it… hell, everyone who looked at it, all 18,000 views. I certainly never intended for it to be so widely read. Honestly, I never thought anyone would give two craps about it. I just thought it was something to have a little fun with. Continue reading “The Popular Feedback Remix: 50 States, 50 TV Series”
(UPDATE: A ‘Remixed’ version of this map, which accounts for popular feedback, is now available. Check it out!)
As you may remember a couple days ago, there was a piece was published on the Huffington Post identifying every state of the U.S. by one movie, which of course I answered with a map of my own. The original map from the HuffPo was featured on the fantastically entertaining Strange Maps blog, in which the author Frank Jacobs made a request for a similar map of TV shows. Well, I couldn’t pass a challenge like that. You can click on the map below for a larger version.