18 October 2005

Benefits of Information Cartography;
+ Accelerated comprehension of extremely complex systems
+ Clear, concise communication and presentation of difficult issues
+ Holds multiple perspectives for exploration and comparison
+ Access to "just in time" information
+ Supports effective and efficient resolution of conflict
+ Enhanced collaboration and teamwork Via: http://www.viewcraft.com/infocartography.html

Wayfinding Behavior: Cognitive Mapping and Other Spatial Processes : http://psycprints.ecs.soton.ac.uk/archive/00000671/#html

"... an attempt of positioning the nodes in a helix, which according to the authors, makes a better use of screen real-estate"(?) : http://www.visualcomplexity.com/vc/project_details.cfm/?index_number=136&id=147&DomainName=

Knowledge Management Market Map : http://www.accsys-corp.com/Knowledge_Work_Resources/KM_Market_Map/km_market_map.html

"Social Life of Visualizations" by Martin Wattenberg (works like History Flow, Apartment, Name Voyager and more), "... the value of many visualizations derives instead from their position in social systems involving two or more people." (slightly edited and hyperlinked notes) : http://www.peterme.com/archives/000625.html

"... some of the best vintage road maps are the ones we've used ourselves on memorable excursions or well-spent vacations, replete with personal notations, fast-food stains and frazzled folds -- a great personal testament to setting forth, exploring bravely and returning home safely." : http://www.canada.com/vancouver/vancouversun/news/driving/story.html?id=bda1a5b5-0ad1-4f1e-a83e-a3221fa147be Via http://ccablog.blogspot.com/2005/10/demise-of-road-map.html

Mapping the Web Infome' is a net art endeavor developed in conjunction with the exhibition LifeLike at New Langton Arts gallery in San Francisco :

Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain "...Your right brain is your nonverbal and intuitive brain; it thinks in patterns, or pictures, composed of ‘whole things..." : http://www.drawright.com/theory.htm

Homepage of the Official M.C.Escher Website : http://www.mcescher.com/

" To have peace with this peculiar life; to accept what we do not understand; to wait calmly for what awaits us, you have to be wiser than I am." - M.C.Escher
"The traveler sees what he sees, the tourist sees what he has come to see." - Gilbert K. Chesterton
"All that is gold does not glitter; not all those who wander are lost."- John Ronald Reuel Tolkien
"If you put yourself in situations where you allow people to experience you, you will have your pick of clients. " - info@CoachingCompass.com

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