Re: Tech docs in a recent movie

Subject: Re: Tech docs in a recent movie
From: Mark Giffin <mgiffin -at- earthlink -dot- net>
To: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>, "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 5 Jan 2017 15:26:04 -0800

I remember the character grabbing some things that looked like small ring binders. But then I think he set them up and they were kind of like an iPad on a stand. I got the idea that he was reading the instructions, but that may be my old school mental model, maybe they were videos. But I didn't see xeroxed pages in a ring binder. That would have been a hoot.


On 1/5/2017 3:05 PM, Robert Lauriston wrote:

"Many scenes involved someone grabbing the user manuals ..."

Printed? Bound? Like back in the 20th century?

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!). S ...


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