02 January 2006

Integrating AJAX Approach into GIS Visualization Web Services : http://grids.ucs.indiana.edu/ptliupages/publications/146-780320544.pdf

SphereXPlorer is a 3D web browser (new way of exploring the internet? provides easy manipulations and navigation? makes browsing easier?) that displays LIVE Explorer windows in a 3D environment : http://www.hamar.sk/sphere/screenshots.html

Top 10 "Mapping" advances of 2005 : http://www.directionsmag.com/editorials.php?article_id=2056

Mind Map on the Laws of Mind Mapping :
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Maps of English documents (Over million documents from over 80 Usenet newsgroups ) : http://websom.hut.fi/websom/milliondemo/html/root.html Click any area on the map to get a zoomed view! Color denotes the density or the clustering tendency of the documents. Light (yellow) areas are clusters and dark (red) areas empty space, "ravines", between the clusters. Via WEBSOM - Self-Organizing Maps for Internet Exploration http://websom.hut.fi/websom/

Collage / Zoom : http://www.cita.utoronto.ca/~dubinski/wacky/photomosaic/ajerx_collage_zoom.html can also be navigated by dragging the zoom indicator (in top left-hand corner). Provides an example of data points providing background colored areas as well.

"Small Multiples Within a User Interface" : http://www.uxmatters.com/MT/archives/000044.php (graphical depictions of variable information that share context, but not content). Not only do these small multiples provide quick access to important functions, they also help differentiate sets of information and options. These qualities become even more useful as the quantity of information increases.

"Urban Intervention and Information Correctional Machine" mimoSa maps different brazilian cities by urban interventions that aim to interfere at the current brazilian mediascape, reappropriating technology to reveal places, people and their tales. : http://turbulence.org/Works/mimoSa/(clicking at the peppers you can find texts, pictures, sounds and videos?) Technology used : http://turbulence.org/Works/mimoSa/mimosa_ing/technology.html

Shall we catalogue the map or classify its information? : http://liber-maps.kb.nl/articles/vries4.html

A Guide to Making Bird’s-eye Views : http://www.shadedrelief.com/birds_eye/ Via : http://www.shadedrelief.com/birds_eye/gallery.html

Pantone and hexidecimal colour conversion chart : http://www.unimelb.edu.au/webcentre/tools/developertools/pantone.html

(Saturday Night Live) Google Maps gets a shout-out as the best way to get a map of directions for New York City when stacked up against MapQuest and Yahoo! Maps! Watch the video here.. http://youtube.com/watch.php?v=IggTu7kV7No&search=lazy%20sunday%20snl [via]

Try 'MapStats' : http://mapstats.blogflux.com/ (provides an RSS feed of the latest 25 cities that your visitors have come from).

Got 'dug' (by 7 so far) : http://digg.com/technology/Ideas_of_how_to_integrate_data_to_maps as "A list of interesting ideas and applications about how to integrate data into graphical display of maps".

"Do not wait; the time will never be ‘just right’. Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along." - Napoleon Hill
"Maps only lead you to where others have been." - Sinister Bedfellows
"The best way to navigate through life is to give up all of our controls." - Gerald G. Jampolsky, American Psychiatrist, Lecturer, Author

1 comment:

GreatMap said...

Whoa... I got quoted in a map blog. I am such a geek.