Re: Tech docs in a recent movie

Subject: Re: Tech docs in a recent movie
From: kafkascampi <kafkascampi -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Mark Giffin <mgiffin -at- earthlink -dot- net>
Date: Thu, 5 Jan 2017 14:57:21 -0800

You can read all the space manuals you want but, inevitably, someone
at The Company has reprogrammed your computer to capture the
xenomorph. CREW EXPENDABLE.

makes ya think.

On Thu, Jan 5, 2017 at 1:34 PM, Mark Giffin <mgiffin -at- earthlink -dot- net> wrote:
> I recently saw the movie Passengers, which is about space travel in the
> future. I enjoyed the movie but it was also remarkable because technical
> documentation figured heavily in the plot. Many scenes involved someone
> grabbing the user manuals for one piece of equipment or another, and then
> following the docs to accomplish something (or not!). Several other scenes
> involved machines talking to the person (with a talking 3D face sometimes),
> telling the person what was happening, how to use the space suit, or
> whatever it was.
>
> So hopefully we'll have work even far into the future! Unless it was all
> automated.
>
> Mark Giffin
> Mark Giffin Consulting, Inc.
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