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Star Wars influence chart

posted by Jason Kottke   Sep 04, 2008

A chart from Wired in 2005 shows how Star Wars influenced the later development of movies, games, TV programs, and the like.

The Star Wars empire has grown into one of the most fertile incubators of talent in the worlds of movies (Lucasfilm), visual effects (Industrial Light & Magic), sound (Skywalker Sound), and video games (LucasArts). Along the way, some of the original Lucas crew has gone on to become his biggest competitors.

The Flash interface is really annoying and not useful…the whole image is a better way to look at it. Very Mark Lombardi. (via vc)

A “story map” distributed to guests of

posted by Jason Kottke   May 29, 2007

A “story map” distributed to guests of a wedding that shows the possible occupational, relational, and recreational relationships between guests to be used as a conversational cheat-sheet. Reminiscent of Mark Lombardi’s network maps. Better larger. (via gulfstream)