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01 November 2006

Tiled Hexagon Tessellation : Get the Tiled Hexagon Tessellation PDF Document here or the original, slightly more confusing and crease-pattern-filled version, available here. Via http://www.origamitessellations.com/ Origami Tessellations. Also http://www.origamitessellations.com/diagrams/spread-hex-tessellation/ and Images

Developing a thin-client web application (strategy game) that needs a map of a very large geographical area divided into hexagons, called a 'hexmap' : http://www.velocityreviews.com/forums/t139195-interesting-thinclient-problem.html Discussion

Free online Concept Mapping : http://ctools.msu.edu/ctools/index.html (CTools at Michigan State) you can "preload" the map with the concepts you want and then have your students go to the map and make the map with the concepts you have provided. Via http://learningdigitally.blogspot.com/2005/06/ctools-at-michigan-state-free-online.html

Creating knowledge maps in Virtual Learning Environments (PDF) - View as HTML

Worst Places in the World : http://www.sprol.com/ shows the visual macroscopic effects of the decisions and behavior of our society.

Gallery of Data Visualization : http://www.math.yorku.ca/SCS/Gallery/bright-ideas.html - Bright Ideas

Mapping and Mysticism : http://www.reciprocality.org/Reciprocality/r0/Day7.html (half-way down) ... Mappers can respond flexibly and are the only people in a position to propose new approaches.

The game of Hex :http://www.drking.plus.com/hexagons/hex/index.html was invented in 1942 by Danish mathematician Piet Hein (try the game on this Java applet ), and John Nash(?); http://www.mazeworks.com/hex7/about/invent.htm

A circus of art : http://www.themat.org/html/outreach/jim/guffaw-study.html through the eyes of a clown !

The Story of Geographical Discovery by Joseph Jacobs : http://www.gutenberg.org/etext/14291 Download this ebook for fr.ee

Adam MindMap : http://www.understandquran.com/pdf/other/adam%20-%20pbuh.jpg to generate interest in the Qur'an. Via http://www.understandquran.com/genint.htm

In control (?) http://www.northcom.mil/ of the (Canadian?) northwest passage? Not.

Local VOIP alternative : http://www.shiftnetworks.com/products-services/index.aspx

خريطه كبيرة
大地图 = GreatMap translated (?)

"If you're still alive, there is always one more thing that you can do." - Laurence Gonzales, National Geographic Adventure'' magazine, Nov. 2003, pg. 92
"Work while you have the light. You are responsible for the talent that has been entrusted to you." - Henri-Frédéric Amiel
"The way to grow grand is not to demand. In life's every field you are what you yield." - Piet Hein
"Having a perilous adventure is always better than comatose safety. Always, always, always, always, always.'' - from "Ascending'' by James Alan Gardner, 2001 (paperback ed.)
"First we see the hills in the paintings, then we see the paintings in the hills." - Li Li-Weng (17th Century)

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