When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro. - Hunter S. Thompson

21 October 2008


How do you run the A/C on a spy plane? Where's the Start button on a nuclear power plant? Don't try to wing it—read the directions! 
A photo essay of classic instruction manuals. (Wired, 20 October 2008)

Modern-day technical writing came out of the aerospace and defense industry.  Wired has a loving look back at some of the classics, starting with the Project Gemini Familiarization Manual. ;-)

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