Thematic radial blips with well formatted info tips save mankind. A bank of wall-mounted monitors also does it’s part.
“Upload the new data! Run the model, RUN THE MODEL!!!”
No self respecting technology oriented action flick would be caught without its requisite interactive mapping tool –usually operated by some proxy stooge who translates the star’s impossibly specific shouts into rounds of furious keyboard clacking.
Hollywood knows the power of a rocking visualization tool. And aside from the illlegibly tiny streaming text and anything goes ad-hoc modeling, they aren’t always that far from reality.