How It’s Gonna Happen

By Zack Kushner on Dec 15, 2009 in Tips and Tricks

Why yes, I do think Jeff Goldblum would be excellent in the role of the plucky flowchart blogger who looks super awesome working in his PJs. This map to daughter-support brought to you by lunchbreath. His photostream on Flick’r has other flowcharts in this vein plus lots of other good design work if you want…

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From Whither, iPhone?

By Zack Kushner on Dec 14, 2009 in Tips and Tricks

Did you think that there was some magical elf that wandered through the woods, harvesting iPhones? That’s not 100% correct. The magical elf floats mysteriously through the woods, harvesting iPhones. Or maybe that’s not quite it either? There may be something I’m missing about engineers, decades of development, and, according to Fast Company, innovation. Staff…

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Ignition: Check

By Zack Kushner on Dec 08, 2009 in Tips and Tricks

As you regular readers will know, putting song lyrics in flowchart form is a bit of a meme. John Cabrera — writer, director, Gilmore Girls superstar, and now flowchart impresario — created this beauty that propels us through David Bowie’s Space Oddity. While this obviously isn’t the first song lyric flowchart, I have no problem…

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The Way to Your Heart

By Zack Kushner on Nov 30, 2009 in Tips and Tricks

Did you get enough to eat this Thanksgiving? I sure did. I was stuffed before the main course hit the table and that’s not even mentioning the two desserts my wife made. But, I suppose you might still be hungry. And if you’re still hungry and you like flowcharts, then of course you’ll want to…

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Make Mine a Double


Oooh look! It’s the elusive flowchart seen in its natural habitat! It isn’t often we get to see a flowchart out of it’s internet-burrow (they’re nocturnal), so let’s see what we can learn from this brave little fella. This picture of a sign at Market Lane Coffee in Melbourne Australia is from Flick’r user MuteMonkey….

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Your Big Mouth


Hello flowchart aficionado! Is this your first time on the Gliffy blog? I ask only because yesterday Gizmodo covered one of our original flowcharts and now, well, there are a lot of new faces around. Welcome. What we’re trying to do here is collect the best flowcharts and diagrams that we can find — the…

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My wife has forbidden me from growing a mustache — regardless of the fact that my growing a mustache could actually save lives! Yes, it’s true. My (or your) lip-cozy could be at this very minute raising funds and awareness for men’s health as part of Movember. So, assuming you are not forbidden from growing…

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They’re Isnt a Chance Id Get it Wrong

By Zack Kushner on Nov 16, 2009 in Tips and Tricks

I am a professional writer. Occasionally, I click send on an email only to glance at it again and release a long, horrible, Skywalker-esque “noooooooooooooooo!’ I’ve missed an apostrophe. Luckily, thanks to the flowchart created over at the Oatmeal, this ghastly happenstance need never occur again. click image to see full flowchart This is just…

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