12 February 2007

Swivel: http://www.swivel.com/tour/intro is a place where curious people explore all kinds of data (politics, economics, weather, sports, business and more), and share insights with others. Also http://www.gapminder.org/

Exploring the Concept of Metalearning (PDF) - View as HTML Much discussion around metalearning is founded on a Cartesian dualism, whereas it ... in the concept map.

Mind mapping offers a brainstorming tool to chart the creative process : http://mediationblog.blogspot.com/2006/06/mind-mapping-offers-brainstorming-tool.html

Visualisation - Tree of life : http://www.ii.uib.no/~tim/frontPages/treeOfLifeImagePage.shtml Via

Art of Innovation Map : 1024 x 558 (348K) or 4075 x 2217 (7.4M by Martha McGinnis (you can watch the speech online here). Via http://blog.guykawasaki.com/2007/01/the_art_of_visu.html

Life Map : on Flickr with roll-0vers.

'Don't let your blog come back to haunt you' Via

PhotoQuilts : are pictures glued together to make a large composite poster Example (with availability of large number of digital pictures and sophisticated computer software, today it is possible to make photo-quilts inexpensively).

First There Was the Grid : http://secondlife.blogs.com/prompt/2006/06/first_there_was.html "Metaverse 2.0" argues that SL in particular suffers from a failure of imagination in mapping its world onto a boring, 2D grid, and offers both hexagonal, hyperlinked topology and a hyperbolic space as solutions.

Point Taken : http://www.runran.net/remix_runran/?p=71 (Flash)

The Second Ring of Power (full text)

'...to maximize our client's social impact and strategically position organizations to attain their goals.' people at williamsworks like the idea of 'Maps without Borders' developed here.

Interesting search by Who Owns

"Fail quickly to iterate a lot." - Irene Au (Google's Director of User Experience)
"My work is a game, a very serious game." - M. C. Escher, Dutch artist (1898 - 1972)
"Photography is the only 'language' understood in all parts of the world, and bridging all nations and cultures." - Helmut Gernsheim, photographic historian
"Map talks without sound." - Liu Gang Via
"... chance and grand design are inseperable, a place where the improbable becomes likely and surprise is the rule." - R.J. Waller, A Thousand Country Roads

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