Famous science fiction quotes in graph form

Posted to Miscellaneous  |  Nathan Yau

I’m having more fun putting random stuff into graphs than I care to admit, but it’s my prerogative, and I can do what I want, so ha. In something of a Data Underload, special edition, I played with famous science fiction quotes for Sci Fi Wire. My favorite is obviously from Back to the Future, the greatest movie of all time. Check out the rest at Sci Fi.

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