22 February 2007

Video: Building a House from Blueprints in SL illustrates the collaborative nature of building in SecondLife. Via

A Survey of Digital Mosaic Techniques (PDF) - View as HTML example of image synthesis techniques based on discrete primitives.

Discrete Global Grid Systems (PDF/Adobe) - View as HTML Unlike square and triangle grids, hexagon grids do have uni-. form adjacency; each hexagon cell ...

Get an overview of JavaScript Learn some JavaScript definitions Here's what you'll need to run JavaScript ode Learn some hands-on JavaScript Via http://builder.com.com/5100-31-5076660.html

...knocked together a little hexagonal mindmapper in Python : http://www.socialfiction.org/?tag=map

Locale : http://www.randomdayout.co.uk/(the random day out generator) Can't decide what to do today? Just moved to a new area? Bored? Via

Mathematical Mappings : http://www.pims.math.ca/education/2000/bus00/puppet/index.html all these mappings are governed by matrices, which may be thought of as higher dimensional multipliers.

Camp David Maps : http://www.mideastweb.org/lastmaps.htm Via

Mental maps with five elements : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kevin_A._Lynch
+ paths, the streets, sidewalks, trails, and other channels in which people travel;
+ edges, perceived boundaries such as walls, buildings, and shorelines;
+ districts, relatively large sections of the city distinguished by some identity or character;
+ nodes, focal points, intersections or loci; and
+ landmarks, readily identifiable objects which serve as reference points

New Scientist reports that a computer can learn mapmaking : Via http://zoomclouds.egrupos.net/tag/ubicloud/maps

Map This! : http://deniska.dcemu.co.uk/map-this-got-1st-place-34523.html (got 1st place in PSP APP division at NeoFlash Summer Coding Contest).

Inner Sphere Cartography Society (Gamd) Archive : http://iscs.teamspam.net/ (detailed network maps)

The Rose and the Nautilus : http://www.math.ubc.ca/~hoek/Teaching/Golden/Divina.html

The making of "think different" : Apple Computer (3 min 49 sec)

The three top online threats and how to counter them.

Via Google Inc. (wireless) still interest in http://greatmap.blogspot.com/2006_09_01_archive.html

"Woman to bookstore clerk; Can you take me to the self-help section?" - http://www.overheardinminneapolis.com/
"The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches, but reveal to them their own." - Benjamin Disraeli
"Life is painting a picture, not doing a sum." - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. (1841-1935), American Supreme Court Justice from 1902-1932
"Nature’s way is simple and easy, but men prefer what is intricate and artificial." - Lau Tzu Via
"I delight in photographs. I delight in words. I delight in mixing both To see what happens if they blend." - Minor White, photographer (wrote a little poem about the two forms of communication)

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