05 September 2006

Yellow Arrow : http://yellowarrow.net/update.php (requires Flash8) allows you to tag realworld places with a yellow sticker indicating more info is availabe through PDAs.

World of Warcraft Map: http://mapwow.com/ plots 15,00 datapoints on a fantasy map (using the Google Map API). An oblique map example : http://www.perplexcitymap.com/ Via http://googlemapsmania.blogspot.com/2006/08/burning-man-google-maps-mashups.html

How to insert a map in your blog : http://koti.mbnet.fi/ojalesa/tutor/maphowtoblogger.html

Crazy Egg : http://www.crazyegg.com/ Visual click tracking service using Heatmaps (commonly seen in usability tests and eye tracking tests where the site is overlayed with a grey layer showing high concentrated areas in bright colors ranging from blue to red). Via http://www.solutionwatch.com/493/crazy-egg-launched-visualize-visitor-clicks/

Paradoxical Coastlines : http://www.calresco.org/fractal.htm Via http://www.calresco.org/themes.htm Take Tour

Link to your hometown in 'Goggles : Via http://www.isoma.net/games/Link-to-location-in-goggles.html Discussed at http://www.cartotalk.com/index.php?showtopic=1205

Sample Google search 'capture' : http://noedupatents.org/index.php?page=blogs

Innovative Web 2.0 development approach : http://www.cambrianhouse.com/submit-code/

How Digg : http://www.valleywag.com/tech/digg/cheatsheet-what-is-digg-197781.php fits the buzzwords.

Another del.icio.us Add : http://del.icio.us/tomhogers/MindMap

(Google Earth) Documentary on Sir Ernest Shackleton : http://www.gearthblog.com/blog/archives/2005/11/fantastic_googl.html (collection of facts, placemarks, pictures, panorama shots, tracks, and other historical information). Download Shackleton "documentary" here Via http://industry.slashgeo.org/article.pl?sid=05/11/14/1928225

Top 100 blogs ordered by valuation : http://blogshares.com/top100.php Iraqi blogger : http://fayrouz.blogspot.com/

"It is far better not to be a prophet, and to eschew the responsibilities, limitations, and temptations. It is far better to be obscure and to be thought stupid. Having someone call you by a title is an interference that you don't need. When you are seeing the greatest wonder of your life, the last thing you want is to have someone blocking the light." - Prophet by Deng Ming-Dao (from the book /365 Tao//Daily Meditations/ISBN 0-06--250223-9)

"Perfect freedom is reserved for the man who lives by his own work, and in that work does what he wants to do." - Robin George Collingwood (1889-1943), Speculum Mentis
"If you understand what you're doing, you're not learning anything." - Anonymous
"...we prefer seeing (one might say) to everything else. The reason is that this, most of all the senses, makes us know and brings to light many differences between things." - Aristotle, Metaphysics 980a (ca. 330 B.C.)
"... borders being just lines." - T. H. White, in THE ONCE AND FUTURE KING had an interesting comment
"Start by doing what's necessary, then do what's possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible." - St. Francis of Assisi
"More is different. " - P. Anderson

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