08 September 2006

MAPA : http://www.kahnplus.com/download/pdf/mapaht98.pdf a system for inducing and visualizing hierarchy in websites.

World Conflict Map : http://www.goalsforamericans.org/publications/pioom/atf_world_conf_map.pdf

From 2D Images To 3D Exploratory Visualscapes : http://www.masternewmedia.org/news/2006/08/02/from_2d_images_to_3d.htm Also see the future of user interfaces (?) : http://ted.com/tedtalks/tedtalksplayer.cfm?key=j_han Via http://www.masternewmedia.org/news/2006/08/21/user_interface_a_look_at.htm

The strict faceted classification model : http://www.facetmap.com/pub/strict_faceted_classification.pdf
Faceted classification, at its core, implies that every facet axis exists at right angles to (i.e., independently of) every other facet axis. Via http://isthispython.blogspot.com/2006/08/delicious-taxonomy-auto-categorization.html

Hexagons as Building Blocks : http://www.puzzleworld.org/PuzzlingWorld/chap02g.htm
also http://www.puzzleworld.org/PuzzlingWorld/chap10a.htm#fig117 Via : http://www.puzzleworld.org/

Navigating Today’s Signs : http://voice.aiga.org/content.cfm?ContentAlias=_getfullarticle&aid=1376858 (right column Icons)

North American Cartographic Information Society : http://www.nacis.org/index.cfm?x=1 annual conference program is available online as a pdf ( includes presentations on cartographic design, use of type, building mashups, and symbology). This year’s keynote speaker will be Schuyler Erle, author of Mapping Hacks and Google Map Hacks and cofounder of the Open Source Geospatial Foundation. Via http://ccablog.blogspot.com/2006/08/nacis-2006.html

Bible Maps : http://www.bible-history.com/maps/ including Map of the Physical Features of Palestine , Map of Palestine Natural Divisions , Map of Palestine Bodies of Water , Map of the Ancient Territory of Palestine , Map of Jerusalem , Clickable Map of Ancient Israel ,

World Map Wall Mural : http://www.signals.com/cgi-bin/hazel.cgi?action=DETAIL&item=HA7502&howfound=celebros the eight panels go up as easily as wallpaper 13' wide, 8'8" high.

Canadian New Media Artist : http://www.katearmstrong.com/projects.html

Described as "Great Map, a chaotic but rewarding collection of links about mapping and information."
: http://www.thingsmagazine.net/ (Tuesday, September 05, 2006). things magazine was originally founded in 1994 by a group of writers and historians based at the Victoria & Albert Museum/Royal College of Art in the belief that objects can open up new ways of understanding the world. Now an independent magazine, things has built a reputation as a home for new writing – essays, reviews, short stories and poems – about objects and their meanings.

"You never reach the promised land. You can march towards it." - James Callaghan
"Our biggest challenge in this new century is to take an idea that seems abstract - __PM?____ - and turn it into a reality for all the world's people." - Kofi Annan, UN Secretary General
"Unless we change direction, we are likely to end up where we are going." - Chinese proverb
"He who knows that enough is enough will always have enough." - Lao Tzu

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