WARREN ELLIS is a graphic novelist and author of the NYT best-selling novel GUN MACHINE. His graphic novel GLOBAL FREQUENCY is being developed for television by Jerry Bruckheimer and FOX. He is the writer of the graphic novel RED, adapted into the film starring Bruce Willis and Helen Mirren. His next book is NORMAL from FSG.
Links for 2010-05-17
Cassini Double Play: Enceladus and Titan "About a month and a half after its last double flyby, NASA's Cassini spacecraft will be turning another double play this week, visiting the geyser moon Enceladus and the hazy moon Titan. The alignment of the moons means that Cassini can catch glimpses of these two contrasting worlds within less than 48 hours, with no maneuver in between." (tags:space )
Ecologies of Excess Whereas traditional patterns of urbanity sought to settle away from trash, Polymergy Waterscapes creates a floating aquatic society that inverses this relationship, using garbage as a generative device for new urbanism. (tags:architecture )
200 Moments that Transformed Journalism, 2000-2009 "These moments chronicle change in four critical areas (mouse over the icons at the lower left to reveal business, technology, news and social media). Many are drawn from research compiled for Poynter's "New Media Timeline," a resource that tracks developments from 1969 to the present. To view each of the years included in "200 Moments," click the date at the top of each column." (tags:datavizjournalismhistory )