19 December 2006

The NORAD Tracks Santa website is a must; on Christmas Eve, it will offer maps showing live locational data of Santa's whereabouts collected via radar, satellite, "Santa Cams" and jet fighter aircraft.

Google Open-Sources AJAX Toolkit The toolset features a debugging browser and a Java-to-JavaScript compiler.

A Visual Inquiry System for Space-Time and Multivariate Patterns ... (PDF) - View as HTML

Visualizing Topic Maps for e-Learning (PDF) ... intuitive GUI for learning content navigation.

The Map of an Informational Journey : http://ourfounder.typepad.com/leblog/2006/11/the_map_of_a_in.html

Stitch Maps 2.30 : Stitch maps together to build one big map; program moves each map of the first row to the adjacent map on the left, until the requirements for overlapping are met.

Vector Image Portal : http://www.webchantier.com/_index_en.html : Cartography , Symbols, Pictograms , Typography , Flags, Coats of Arms ...

visualizing poetics : http://dbqp.blogspot.com/

MappingEasterIsland : http://home.att.net/~karen.crisafulli/RapaNui.html . Click Explore Easter Island for QuickTime movies and panoramic photographs.

ANCIENT SECRET OF THE FLOWER OF LIFE : http://www.thothweb.com/documents/The_Flower_Of_Life.pdf

Arab-Israel Conflict in Maps : Jewish Agency for Israel Israel Wars & Maps United Jerusalem.com
Comparative perspectives on Repatriation and Resettlement of Palestinian Refugees (Rich Text Format) - HTML

Great Ideas Conference: http://www.greatideasconference.org/marcoisland/education_sessions.cfm

Mosaic Deluxe (v2.2 ) : http://www.imagetomosaic.com/ (An e-Mosaic can be created tile by tile, or from an existing image.) Via http://www.dnka.com/software/Mosaic-Deluxe/39818.html

Interesting search : related:greatmap.blogspot.com/2006_01_01_archive.html

"And now the end is near And so I face the final curtain,
My friends, I'll say it clear, I'll state my case of which I'm certain.
I've lived a life that's full, I've travelled each and evr'y highway
And more, much more than this, I did it my way." - Paul Anka

"The year's end is coming
I feel great contentment.
Completion means rest.
Rest means renewal.
Renewal means new beginnings." - Deng Ming-Dao, 365 Tao Daily Meditations

"Who I am really keeps surprising me." - Nikki Giovanni (1943-), American poet, essayist.
"You're going to miss the slow times and quiet days. Your anonymity, stealth, and small circle of friends. Plodding along at your own pace, working in spurts, and wondering where your next break will come from. Even your uncertainties, doubts, and fears will be missed.It just works like that once massive dreams start coming true. You'll manage just fine." - The Universe
"People generally quarrel because they cannot argue." - Gilbert K. Chesterton
"Religion is the opium of the masses." - Karl Marx
"The soul never thinks without a mental picture." - Aristotle (384-322 BCE), Greek philosopher.

18 December 2006

Using ImageLayer Technology (PDF) how to transform 2D product display images into ImageLayer content, including color swapping and pattern swapping - HTML-Version (only for Viewpoint ZoomView technology, a component of Viewpoint Media Player).

Visualising the past in 3D : http://news.wessexarch.co.uk/?p=128 (The River Arun). Tags : Via http://www.pastthinking.com/

Cartogram code is available from here. Windows executable file based on a previous version can be downloaded from this web site ; and a Java version which also runs under Windows is there. Via http://www.santafe.edu/~mgastner/

Full service litigation support firm specializing in transforming key case information into strategic visual presentations : http://www.visualexllc.com/ (first noted in june05).

MAPS AND METAPHORS : ... to distinguish between the map as metaphor and the map as analogy.

InfoViz slideshow : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l-5TBb235Fo%20 interesting globular representations.

Supporting Self-Regulated E-Learning with Visual Topic-Map-Navigation (PDF) - HTML

IDOLON is an image processing software tool for fractal analysis of digitized images. (It performs calculation of fractal dimensions with different algorithms both from the entire image and from selected regions.)

Hextiles : http://www.flashperfection.com/tutorials/Hextiles-Tile-Based-Games-25--98082.html

Genesa Crystal : is a sacred geometric symbol: four woven circles forming a sphere composed of six squares and eight triangles. This is an elemental geometry reflecting the ancient wisdom of unity and the modern understanding of interconnectedness. (Dr. Derald Langham, a plant geneticist, discovered this structure in the 1940’s when working with and observing how cells divide and grow. He coined the phrase "Genesa®" to describe a family of shapes he found to symbolize growth patterns through which life energy flows.)

Masters Program in Geospatial Technologies : http://www.mastergeotech.info/

tribes » Places & Travel » Map Lovers » topics » Cartography: Art or Science? Discussion

Massive map link resource : http://publish.uwo.ca/~mcdaniel/weblinks/browse.html

MacOSaiX : http://homepage.mac.com/ericgjerde/MacOSaiX/mosaic.html used to create the mosaics in this project ; http://homepage.mac.com/knarf/MacOSaiX/

United States History I, Civil War Political Cartoons (PDF) - View as HTML

"What Scripture is to the educated, images are to the ignorant, who see through them what they must accept. They read in images what they cannot read in books." - Pope Gregory the Great, sixth century.
"Only he who can see the invisible can do the impossible." - Frank L Gaines Via
"I can't believe that we would lie in our graves, dreaming of things that we might have been." - Dave Matthews Band
"The need to produce a great work of art makes it hard to produce any art at all." - Julia Cameron (1815-1879), Indian-born English photographer.
"The only reason people get lost in thought is because it's unfamiliar territory." - ?

15 December 2006

A Review of Focus and Context Interfaces : http://www.spellboundblog.com/2006/11/21/amazing-visual-tools/

Deriving Knowledge for the Knowledge Plane (PDF) - View as HTML

Borderline Issues : http://www.sociallifeofinformation.com/Borderline_Issues.htm (It will require a fundamental redirection of the way many designers look at both artifacts and users. )

Deadly Maps : http://www.carnegieendowment.org/static/npp/deadlymaps.cfm maps from Carnegie's Deadly Arsenals: Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Threats Via

(new blog) MapUtopia : http://maputopia.blogspot.com/ dedicated to the heritage of cartography and maps especially from the view point of modern digital information and communication technologies (administrated by the Cartography Group, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece).

Creating Flat Maps of the Human Brain : http://www.math.fsu.edu/~mhurdal/research/flatmap.html Related Pages: Spherical Maps Visualizing Flat Maps Hyperbolic Earth Maps Old Cerebellar Maps

Tour Wizard : http://amberjack.org/ to create great looking and helpful tours for your site or intranet application.

MosASCII : http://www.ttuga.com/download/22/detail_5221.html is an application that converts an image into an HTML mosaic made out of ASCII characters.

Fractal Hex --------->>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
Via http://www.geocities.com/liviozuc/reproduction.html

The Map is Not the Territory! Or Is It? : http://www.timboucher.com/journal/2005/12/09/the-map-is-not-the-territory/ (Discussion)

Forum : (Game) Map Ideas : http://forums.beyondunreal.com/forumdisplay.php?f=170

Enviromental Artist : http://profiles.yahoo.com/leucadianman "using a Segway Xt as my earth art tool, I inscribe the wet sea shore sand with large circular patterns at lowest ebbing tide."

Jimmy Carter Accused of Map Plagiarism :
"notably, that two maps were unusually similar to maps published in Dennis Ross’s book, The Missing Peace. Right-wing bloggers are taking up the case: see here and here (includes scans of the maps in question)"...

Ralph Waldo Emerson : http://people.brandeis.edu/~teuber/emersonbio.html is not a positivist and could not rest with a flat distinction between words as signs or symbols of material objects, and material objects themselves, for this view leads inevitably to the view that the material or physical world is more "real" than words, which are only signs.

"To escape criticism - Do nothing, say nothing, be nothing." - Elbert Hubbard
"Retire? I'm going to stay in show business until I'm the only one left." - George Burns, at age 90
"Whenever you find that you are on the side of the majority, it is time to reform." - Mark Twain Via
"A palindrome: Retteb sif lahd, noces ehttub, but the second half is better. " - ?
"A road map tells you everything except how to refold it." ?

14 December 2006

Nonlinear Magnification InfoCenter : http://alan.keahey.org/research/nlm/nlm.html Via

“ I have been here before ” ... ( PDF) - View as HTML

MetaCarta : http://www.metacarta.com/ unique technology combines traditional text (keyword) search with powerful geographic search so you can find content about a place and view the results on a map.

INTERPRETING MAPS IN THE PRESS - THE FINNISH HISTORICAL EXPERIENCE (PDF) - View as HTML

World Centers Map ------------------------->>>>
Via http://pzwart.wdka.hro.nl/mdr/pubsfolder/bhflowmaps/

Maps of Security Fence / Barrier : According to IDF , According to Betselem , Northern Section , Qalqilia Section , Jerusalem Section . Southern Section Via http://www.zionism-israel.com/maps/Israel_Maps.htm

Visual Communication Lecture Notes (Microsoft Word) - View as HTML

Reader? http://swik.net/mapping

The Seven Forgotten Natural Wonders of the World :
Angel Falls , The Bay of Fundy , Iguaçú Falls , Krakatoa Island , Mount Fuji , Mount Kilimanjaro , Niagara Falls
The Seven Forgotten Modern Wonders of the World :
The Clock Tower (Big Ben) , Eiffel Tower , The Gateway Arch , The Aswan High Dam , Hoover Dam , Mount Rushmore National Memorial , The Petronas Towers ,
The Seven Forgotten Wonders of the Medieval Mind :
Abu Simbel Temple , Angkor Wat , Taj Mahal , Mont Saint-Michel , The Moai Statues , The Parthenon , The Shwedagon Pagoda
The Forgotten Wonders :
The Aztec Temple , The Banaue Rice Terraces , The Borobudur Temple , The Inca City , The Statue of Liberty, The Mayan Temples , The Temple of the Inscriptions , The Throne Hall of Persepolis , Petra , The Suez Canal , The Sydney Opera House , The Red Fort in India

Teaching the Visual Learner: The Use of Visual Summaries : (PDF) images are not limited by words or a sequential ordering ...

'map' : http://www.artlex.com/ArtLex/m/map.html

Someone else searching 'hex grid overlay google earth'

"I've seen the light around the bend; it only leads closer to the end." - Anton Toth
"Between the tides and double tides, she'd always stop to dream. For sometimes, it's the quiet ones who grow up to scream." - Beth Woodson
"Confidence comes not from always being right but from not fearing to be wrong." - Peter T. Mcintyre
"Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted." - John Lennon
"Taking a new step... is what people fear most." - Dostoyevski

13 December 2006

(V2.42) Dual Map Experiment : http://koti.mbnet.fi/ojalesa/exam/newdual.html Via

9 Awesome Community Mapping Websites (that gets its members to map and define places). summary article

Spatial Thinking : Literacy for the 21st Century

Beginning Google Maps Applications : http://googlemapsbook.com/ with PHP and AJAX: From Novice to Professional. Blog The Book

A Timeline of Timelines : http://www.cabinetmagazine.org/issues/13/timelines.php Via

Topic Maps Visualization (PDF) - View as HTML

DiabetesMap : world map [pdf 72kb] Via

Geographic Mapping of SARS (Microsoft Powerpoint) - View as HTML

Map of the Internet : http://xkcd.com/c195.html ----->

Maze Solving Algorithms : http://www.astrolog.org/labyrnth/algrithm.htm

Another game hex-map maker : http://www.cc.jyu.fi/~aleator/me/mapmakerEng.html Via

Adaptive and Holistic Knowledge Representations Using Self-Organizing Maps (PDF) Version HTML

'The Power of Maps' : http://go.owu.edu/~jbkrygie/krygier_html/geog_222/geog_222_lo/geog_222_lo16.html Via Principles of Cartography : http://mapmaker.rutgers.edu/355/links.html

Chexagon : http://vision.arc.nasa.gov/chexagon.html is the fanciful shorthand for "cortical hexagons," a conjectured structure for visual processing in the human brain.

Make-a-Flake! : http://snowflakes.lookandfeel.com/

Now up to 35 del.icio.us links including http://del.icio.us/Eyot/maps

Sidebarred on this Portugese site (This is a computer translation of the original webpage. It is provided for general information only and should not be regarded as complete nor accurate.)

"Analyze your life in terms of its environment. Are the things around you helping you toward success - or are they holding you back?" - W. Clement Stone (1902-2002)
"There is light in every darkness for those who open their eyes at night." - ?
"Often simply showing up is enough. ...Because the coincidences, surprises, and serendipities that will transform your life, already lie in wait for your passing." - TU
"It is better to win without fighting." - Sun Tzu
"We are as much as we see. Faith is sight and knowledge. The hands only serve the eyes." - Thoreau Quotes from Journals (1838-1859)

12 December 2006

Marketplace with Maps : http://blog.ning.com/2006/01/marketplace_with_maps.html one of the many cool apps on Ning built as a Craigslist-style marketplace that anyone can clone and customize for their own group or town.

arXiv:math.GT/0303247 v1 20 Mar 2003 (PDF) - HTML (deformed hexagonal packing)

A Summary of Literature Pertaining to the Use of Concept Mapping ... (PDF) - View as HTML

(Fannie Mae Foundation’s) DataPlace™ : http://www.dataplace.org/ helps policymakers, affordable housing practitioners and the general public to understand the dynamics of local neighborhoods.

China Map Links : http://www.hir-net.com/link/map/china-e.html

HarlemMap : http://homepage.mac.com/davidbellel/newestharlemmap.jpg and a slide show of maps from the Schomburg Collection . Via

BushWalking Navigation : http://www.bushwalking.org.au/FAQ/FAQ_Navigation.htm

Mathematics and Art : http://www.ams.org/featurecolumn/archive/art5.html (Polyhedra, tilings, and dissections).

TraceART : http://www.ttuga.com/download/68/detail_11977.html transform any raster images into a vector format.

Equilateral Hexagons : http://www.geocities.com/jorgeluismireles/lenses/ Via http://www.ics.uci.edu/~eppstein/junkyard/all.html

Empire GameMap article ... (PDF) - Version HTML

Mapmakers & Artists : http://historic-cities.huji.ac.il/mapmakers/search_mapmaker.html including Blaeu, Joan (c. 1599-1673) , Roux, Joseph (1725-1793) , Stockdale, John (1739 - 1814) ...

Alternative Cartographies of the British Women’s Movement ( PDF)

Reasons? for sacking anti-Zionist cartoonist & Sense, Nonsense and Hysteria about the Cartoons of Muhamed

Try Mapping Your Heart : http://www.outbackonline.net/Alluvial_Mining/Mine1_Map_of_Heart.htm

What would you do for 30 days? : http://30days.ning.com/

Got this plug: "I discovered the wonderful strange maps site last week via another site worthy of a plug, Great Map.posted by peacay at 1:00 AM PST on November 7" in this discussion.

"My house' is constructed according to the laws of a most severe architecture; and Euclid himself could learn from studying the geometry of my cells.'' - the bee in the Arabian Nights Via
"If a man doesn't discover something he is willing to die for, he isn't fit to live. " - Martin Luther King
"If it doesn't work, do more of it with greater vigour." - Via
"Only connect! . . . Only connect the prose and the passion, and both will be exalted." - E. M. Foster (1879-1970) English novelist
"If a gun is on the table in the first act, it will go off by the third act." - Anton Chekhov

11 December 2006

PageMapper : http://labs.metacarta.com/PageMapper/ is a bookmarklet that shows you a map of places mentioned in the HTML page you're currently viewing. (To take PageMapper with you, just drag this link to your browser toolbar: PageMapIt! )

Map-Based Navigation in a Graphical MOO ( PDF) - View as HTML

Polar expedition : http://www.ourhollowearth.com/VoyagetoHollowEarth.htm

Best topographical maps resources : http://znatopo3.blogspot.com/

Interactive Disneyland Map : http://www.mickeywiki.net/ is a new concept in wikis, a map based wiki where all of the articles are associated with a location on the map. Via http://myfavorites.earthlink.net/tags/map

SLMaps : http://www.slmaps.com/ (Maps of Second Life), and the coolest thing ever ; release of the API for tasty interactive map on the Second Life homepage. Via http://blog.secondlife.com/2005/12/14/map-api/

Visual Thinking : (Microsoft Powerpoint) - View as HTML

Islands in the Salish Sea A Community Atlas : http://www.heritagehouse.ca/press_releases/salishsea_press.htm A portrait of seventeen islands in the Salish Sea : http://www.landtrustalliance.bc.ca/salishsea.html in all their beauty, diversity and fragility. Via

GREAT BOOKS INDEX :
http://books.mirror.org/gb.titles.html LIST OF AUTHORS AND TITLES

COGNITIVE MAPS IN RATS AND MEN : http://psychclassics.yorku.ca/Tolman/Maps/maps.htm [1] Edward C. Tolman (1948) (Classics in the History of Psychology). Via

10 Reasons to Go Short on Second Life : http://www.thisisgoingtobebig.com/2006/11/10_reasons_to_g.html

Mindmaps Directory : http://www.topicscape.com/mindmaps/
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Easy Mosaic : http://www.ttuga.com/download/3/detail_3033.html S oftware for picture collection, photo mosaic, picture viewer...- DOWNLOAD LINK

Hexiamonds : http://members.aol.com/huttlin/hexiamonds.html are based on a pattern of equilateral triangles as seen in Chinese checkers. Via http://members.aol.com/huttlin/hexiamonds.html

The "hexagonalism" theory and show Via http://people.tribe.net/hexxylight/blog

"falling leaves; hide the path; so quietly" - John Bailey
"The world's history is constant, like the laws of nature, and simple, like the souls of men. The same conditions continually produce the same results." - Friedrich Von Schiller
"Angels can fly because they take themselves so lightly." - ?
"Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after." - ?
"Every day is a new beginning. Treat it that way. Stay away from what might have been, and look at what can be." - Marsha Petrie Sue

08 December 2006

Automatic Display of Complex Data in SL : This kind of visual display of information can be very important in making it easier to grasp and work with complex systems, and this is just the kind of thing that SecondLife does well. Via : http://www.3pointd.com/?s=map

Interesting Thumb-Grid-Menu : http://www.incident.net/users/gregory/

Knots in the Seven Color Map by Louis H. Kauffman Introduction (PDF) - HTML

The Architecture of Emergent Self-Organizing Maps (PDF) - View as HTML

3D Topicscape : http://www.topicscape.com%20/ is a memory aid, a thinking tool and a "let's get organized" assistant that helps with greatly expanding your mindmapping and concept mapping (in 3D on your computer).

LA Homeless Map : http://www.gridskipper.com/travel/los-angeles/la-homeless-map-knowledge-is-power-219740.php Via

Analogue Art Map Archive : http://analogueartmap.blogspot.com/ Also see the Mud Map Theology Via

Develop a "Rate My Anything" site : http://blog.ning.com/2005/10/rate_my_anything.html#more Also see http://tech.ning.com/

Charting the ‘‘Amnesiac Atlantic’’: Chiastic Cartography and ...
( PDF) alternative cartography of the Atlantic.

GeorgeWMap ------->>>>>

Image-Based Rendering with Occlusions via Cubist Images : http://www.cs.indiana.edu/~hanson/papers/vis98.ibr.pdf (PDF) - View as HTML

Map Ideas (Maps You Could Make with Photographs) : Photograph all of the trash you pick up as you walk. What does this tell you about the places where you walked? Via and originally inspired by HEADMAP.

Oriental translation of this blog

iconoplast - A person who makes images (or icons). Also see artist, iconogenitor, and iconographer.
iconoclast - Originally, one who destroys sacred religious images (or icons). One who breaks traditions, doctrines, convictions, practices, etc. (Dada artist Marcel Duchamp (French, 1887-1968) is the modern archetype of the iconoclast).

"I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious." - Albert Einstein
"You can do any damn thing you want, as long as you don't expect somebody else to pick up the pieces." - Via
"If you see a whole thing - it seems that it's always beautiful. Planets, lives.... But close up a world's all dirt and rocks. And day to day, life's a hard job, you get tired, you lose the pattern." - Ursula K. LeGuin
"If a thing is worth doing it is worth doing it badly." - G.K. Chesterton
"You gotta have a dream. If you don't have a dream, how you gonna make a dream come true?" - Oscar Hammerstein II

07 December 2006

Self-Organizing Maps (PDF) - View as HTML

Real-time visualization of geographical data Via Oslo Graphics Lab : http://vefur.simula.no/ogl/projects.shtml
JOHN SNOW'S MAP 2 (The Grand Experiment, 1854) Via http://www.ph.ucla.edu/epi/snow/1859map/great_exhibition_a11.html

The Vinland Map : http://www.econ.ohio-state.edu/jhm/arch/vinland/vinland.htm - Some "Finer Points" of the Debate. See contrast and saturation digitally enhanced 2.3MB enlargement

Restaurant Reviews With Yahoo! Maps : http://restaurantreviewswithyahoomaps.ning.com/ Via http://blog.ning.com/2005/11/yahoo_maps_on_ning.html

Mapping Corruption Around the World : http://www2.volstate.edu/kbell/mapping_corruption.htm (146 countries listed from best to worst in terms of perceived corruption of government officials); two hemisphere maps http://www.eduplace.com/ss/maps/pdf/americas.pdf & http://www.eduplace.com/ss/maps/pdf/e_hemis.pdf

Flexy Small Stellated Dodecahedron (00:29 video) "Using Second Life's new (1.10) Flexible Path function I've made a series of geometric shapes which appear to breathe. " Via

Experiment with this download : http://www.aduna-software.com/products/professional_search/autofocus/overview.view

The history of concept / knowledge mapping : http://knowledge-mapping.blogspot.com/2006/11/concept-mapping-today.html

Whence goeth KM? : http://www.cognitive-edge.com/2006/11/whence_goeth_km.php

The Territory Construed as the Map : http://www.laetusinpraesens.org/docs/terrmap.php In search of radical design innovations in the representation of human activities and their relationships.

Gates of Vienna : http://gatesofvienna.blogspot.com/2006/03/bloody-borders-project.html The Bloody Borders Project

A series of video tutorials on how to create a free videoblog using Blogger is at Freevlog.org.

Google ImageSearch for wild maps

Map Mash-up tool provider : http://www.mashupsoft.com/maps/downloads

GPS and Mapping Along The Trails : http://www.over-land.com/trmaps.html Map links

"The path up and down is one and the same." - Heraclitus
"I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination." - Albert Einstein
"Win small, win early, win often." - Gary Hamel
"Habit, laziness, and fear conspire to keep us comfortably within the familiar." - Jane Hirshfield
"... I'll be Bach." - Johann Sebastian Schwarzenegger
"We must cultivate our gardens." -Voltaire

06 December 2006

http://hcl.harvard.edu/mercatorglobes/about_the_navigator.html based on the solid geometry of regular polyhedra.

Zooming User Interfaces (ZUIs) where zooming is a fundamental part of the user's interaction with the computer (also known as multiscale interfaces). Click on squares on the right

3D Mind Mapping : http://www.petillant.com/IMG/pdf/3DMindMapping20051.pdf (PDF)

RecreationMaps : http://www.recreationmaps.gov/viewer/ Via http://ajaxredux.com/forum/stories.php?story=05/03/25/8364157

Human FootPrint Layer : http://labs.metacarta.com/wms-c/demo.html (also serves as a tile caching demo).

Hacking Knowledge : http://oedb.org/library/college-basics/hacking-knowledge(77 Ways to Learn Faster, Deeper, and Better).

Hexagonal style isometric environments are popular amongst RPG like games like Age of Wonders and Hexplore, but also used in other game genres like Civilization II. Via

Geomatics Innovation in the Marketplace : http://govm.geospatial-online.com/gssgovm/article/articleDetail.jsp?id=389107

The Internet Archive’s Collections Team started this blog : http://internetarchive.wordpress.com/ to highlight new collections and interesting items from the Movies, Audio, and Education collections. Via

Leading Open Source web mapping group : http://www.dmsolutions.ca/sitemap.html

Quality Satellite Image Prints : http://www.satprints.com/

An enlightened search

The 13 Most Embarrassing Web Moments

Somebody at Google really likes something I noted last September. Y'er welcome.

Diaspora : http://www.utpjournals.com/diaspora/diaspora.html is dedicated to the multidisciplinary study of the history, culture, social structure, politics and economics of both the traditional diasporas – Armenian, Greek, and Jewish – and those transnational dispersions which in the past three decades have chosen to identify themselves as ‘diasporas.’

"Sit down before fact as a little child, be prepared to give up every preconceived notion, follow humbly wherever and to whatever abyss nature leads, or you shall learn nothing." - Thomas A. Huxley
"We work to become, not to acquire." - Elbert Hubbard
"As one lamp serves to dispel a thousand years of darkness, so one flash of wisdom destroys ten thousand years of ignorance." - Hui-neng
"Success is 99 percent failure." - Soichiro Honda
"Some things have to be believed to be seen." - Ralph Hodgson

05 December 2006

Multi-dimensional information visualizations : http://www.otal.umd.edu/Olive/Multi-D.html

del.icio.us / clustrmaps / best.reviews : http://del.icio.us/clustrmaps/best.reviews

Overview and Preview Tools For Navigating the World-Wide Web ( PDF)- View as HTML Early review of site map styles.

How to Make a Buckyball : http://www.webdesign.org/web/3d-graphics/tutorials/how-to-make-a-buckyball.597.html (carbon-60 is the most symmetrical molecule possible).

City and Routing Maps : http://www.thelivingweb.net/maps.html Driving Directions.

Cartographic " PLAY OF INTELLECT" (1450-1570) : http://www.geocities.com/bblank11/geography/cartointellect.html

Honeycomb (geometry) : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Honeycomb_(geometry)

6 (six) ■■■■■■ Via
• Six is a natural number.
• 6 = 5 + 1.
• Six has 4 factors: 1, 2, 3, 6.
• Six is the smallest natural number that has exactly 4 distinct factors.
• Six has 3 proper factors: 1, 2, 3.
• Six is the smallest natural number that has exactly 3 distinct proper factors.
• Six is a composite number.
• Six is the smallest perfect number.
• Six is a factorial number.
• Six is a triangular number.
• Six is a hexagonal number.
• A hexagon has 6 sides.
• A hexahedron has 6 faces.
• A carbon (C) atom has 6 protons

Self-Organizing Maps : http://www.english.ucsb.edu/grad/student-pages/jdouglass/coursework/hyperliterature/soms/ A Tourist's Guide to Neural Network (re)Presentation(s)

Knowledge Discussion Forum : http://groups.google.com/group/gurteen

A podcast : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Podcasting is a multimedia file that is distributed by subscription (paid or unpaid) over the Internet using syndication feeds, for playback on mobile devices and personal computers.

The Lucid Dreamers Manual: From the Basics to Beyond (PDF) - View as HTML

Sometimes I lie awake at night, and I ask, "Where have I gone wrong?" Then a voice says to me, "This is going to take more than one night." - ?
"I don't know how I got over the hill without getting to the top." - ?
"Good men usually have around them somebody who expects them to be much better than they have any intention of being." - Unknown, Albert W. Daw Collection
"If you choose to be joyful enough, it's physically impossible to get angry, fret, stew, or worry. And if you choose it often enough, it's physically impossible to be broke, sick, lonely, or confused." - The Universe
"If you have accomplished all that you have planned for yourself, you have not planned enough." - Edward Everett Hale Via

04 December 2006

iMapping Wikis— Towards a Graphical Environment for Semantic ... (PDF) - View as HTML

Exploratory Search : is a strategy that allow us, with the help of visualisation, to refine our search and reach the goal of our exploration by means of successive iterations (when we don't know precisely what we are looking for, and even what its name is). Via http://www.infovis.net/printMag.php?num=185&lang=2

Tag and view bookmarks from del.icio.us (social bookmarking site); then view in Google Earth and do a virtual tour. Via http://myfavorites.earthlink.net/tags/maps

Second Life Webmap API : http://secondlife.com/developers/mapapi/api-ref.html : SLMap , Marker , MapWindow , Img , Icon , XYPoint , Bounds

Census / Google Maps Mashups : http://maps.webfoot.com/ Via Who are the maps for?

My next step with Google Map API (?)

Polish Mapping : http://www.igipz.pan.pl/ksig/

How To Build an Effective Knowledge Map : http://www.providersedge.com/docs/km_articles/How_To_Build_an_Effective_K_Map.pdf (PDF) - View as HTML

To the Best of Our Knowledge: http://www.wpr.org/book/061203b.html 'maps and the imagination'; hour 1 Listen!

The classical honeycomb conjecture : http://xxx.lanl.gov/abs/math.MG/9906042 asserts that any partition of the plane into regions of equal area has perimeter at least that of the regular hexagonal honeycomb tiling. PDF, or Other formats Does not the chamber in the comb have six angles, the same number as the bee has feet? The geometricians prove that this hexagon inscribed in a circular figure encloses the greatest amount of space.

The Thirteen Sacred Geometries : http://spiraloflight.com/proto/sacred_geometry.htm

Google’s Big Idea Challenge : http://blog.outer-court.com/archive/2006-11-29-n28.html

Indexed as "Great Map - Provides extensive mapping information, links, and the related resources. [ATOM] " here : http://blogs.botw.org/Reference/Maps/ under Blog Directory: Reference: Maps:

Peace without Borders (a borderless solution to an endless argument over borders) : http://www.iht.com/articles/2004/01/29/edanand_ed3_.php Hard-liners in each country claim Kashmir wholly for their side. A settlement based on borders will, therefore, redraw the maps without resolving the rage. But a borderless peace has the potential to halt the firing; and then to rally two vast peoples around the project of their own development.

"Who in the world am I? Ah, that's the great puzzle." - Lewis Carroll
"I do not know what weapons World War III will be fought with. World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones." - Albert Einstein
"How old would you be if you didn't know how old you are?" - ?
"Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves." - Henry David Thoreau Via
"Not knowing how near the truth is, we seek it far away." - Hakuin

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PageBull : http://www.pagebull.com/returns (relatively large) screenshots of the pages in question, ordered on a grid, even highlighting the search terms right in the screenshots. (Comments) Via

Mosaic Creator (PDF)

Anxiety Maps : http://emptystreets.net/blog/?page_id=110

Referred by someone in Ireland as "greatest thinkers map" ------------------>

My House Is Not a Point : http://www.directionsmag.com/article.php?article_id=2339&trv=1
why has the use of multipatch not taken off?

First There Was the Grid : http://secondlife.blogs.com/prompt/2006/06/first_there_was.html "...hex grids lost out to a Cartesian grid because we didn't have the resources to tackle problems that weren't absolutely necessary, and the benefits of a non-hyperlinked hex grid over a non-hyperlinked regular grid are marginal."

Research /Mapping listing at http://www.metaportaldermedienpolemik.net/wiki/Research/Mapping

Visual Literacy Resources : http://www.shambles.net/pages/learning/artdesign/visuallit/

The Great Ideas Program : http://www.thegreatideas.org/gipi.html ...insightful Introductions and Reading Guides to each of the works. Each volume also has an important Preface and Foreword, written by Adler and outstanding scholars in their respective fields. Each reading has its own self-testing questions with answers at the back of the book. Via

Belief Systems and Reality Maps : http://www.energygrid.com/mind/2004/11ap-realitymaps.html

MoboVivo : http://www.mobovivo.com/index.html Download TV shows and video to your
computer, laptop and iPod.

Carbonite : You can back up any or all of the files on your PC, and it’s still only $5 a month. Via

Don’t be a 'one-innovation wonder' : http://www.innovationtools.com/Articles/EnterpriseDetails.asp?a=247

Now side-barred at : http://gigaswarm.blogspot.com/

Global Artists for Peace : http://outofsight.co.nz/Dale/peace.htm

Remove your listing from the most popular online telephone directories

"It is impossible to enjoy idling thoroughly unless one has plenty of work to do." - Jerome K. Jerome
"Always remember that you're unique, just like everybody else." - Anonymous
"The greatest explorer on this earth never takes voyages as long as those of the man who descends to the depth of his heart." - Julien Green
"Places change us; in different locations we become other people." - J. Gerald Kennedy
"Perhaps the very best thing that happens to souls who are suddenly overwhelmed by torrents of financial abundance, is that they start working simply for the fun of it. Hey, you can already do that!, I got your back." - The Universe