29 November 2007

(Google Maps) User-Edited Locations Via

Interesting stats on the Human Brain Cloud

Tree SiteMap (main page index)

Tetrahedralize the surface

Spatial Cognition 2008 : http://conference.spatial-cognition.de/sc08/ continues a series of international and interdisciplinary conferences on spatial cognition (concerned with the acquisition, organization, utilization and revision of knowledge about spatial environments, be it real or abstract, human or machine).

Snowflake Effect : where mass personalization, mass customization, mass contribution are all available to try. Via

http://www.efiaf.org/cities/citiesofpeace.htm VIEW PAINTINGS Further Reading (PDF)

Blog's references to 'map'

(Map-related) Christmas gift ideas

Side-barred : http://pkab.wordpress.com/2007/11/07/mind-map-festival-singapore-13-30-nov-07/


"A person is led on the path that he truly wants to travel on." - The Talmud (Makkot 10b)
"Do not the most moving moments of our lives find us without words?" - Marcel Marceau
"I think a lot of the very abstract quality of my work—and the literal quality of it—is always dealing with a state or a place or an edge, a border, a threshold, a place that's in between." - Ann Hamilton
"The greatest wastes are unused talents and untried ideas." - Anonymous
"Always, the process of representation will filter it out so that the mental world is only maps of maps, ad infinitum." - Gregory Bateson (1904-1980), Anthropologist & Social Scientist Via

28 November 2007

Internet Country Codes (Map) : http://www.visibone.com/countries/countrychart_4080.jpg (listed in legend)

100th Meridian (West) Map : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Map_of_Great_Plains.svg

Cartographic Code of Ethics : http://www.tomake.com/future/Resources/OnRightMappingFiveWays.pdf

The Master of Science in Visual Studies : http://web.mit.edu/vap/about/grad_program.html
encourages a wealth of interdisciplinary exploration and research.

(Definition)“Psychogeography.” (coined by the French situationist Guy Debord) refers to the quasi-erotic act of sensuously apprehending the environment, preferably hidden byways and abandoned corners.

Interesting Search : 'fractals metaphors of knowledge'

Map Show by Scher

F for Fake (is the last major film completed by Orson Welles initially released in 1974), focuses on Elmyr de Hory's recounting of his career as a professional art forger. (fast-paced, meandering investigation of the natures of authorship and authenticity, as well as the basis of the value of art).

Peace Tiles Workshop

Top Forums

Side-barred : http://herdeirodocaos.wordpress.com/

"There are many ways of going forward, but there is only one way of standing still." - ?
"The worst of authors will say something which is to the point." - Socrates, Phaedrus
"If you say, 'Okay, this has to be completed after I’m dead,' then what do you need to do to make it work? It has to be self-sustaining. It has to prove itself to be self-sustaining." - Mel Chin
"Different, perhaps, from the 'quality art' that most of us strive for, it's the 'quality idea' that engages and bends the mind." - Robert Genn
"If you want to know your past - look into your present conditions. If you want to know your future - look into your present actions." - Buddhist Saying Via

27 November 2007

My Map | Christopher Baker : custom designed software capable of rendering the relationships between myself and individuals in my address book by examining the TO:, FROM:, and CC: fields of every email in my email archive.

Mapping Arts, Health and Higher Education Collaborative Projects in London : http://www.lcace.org.uk/docs/downloads/londonartshealthreport.pdf (the positive nature of collaborations between the artist, medical practitioner and academic where medical advances are made).

Historic Cities Maps+ : http://historic-cities.huji.ac.il/historic_cities.html

Temperance Map

Dungeon Map: http://almy.us/image/dungeon.jpg

(Animated) 4D cube : http://real4d.ytmnd.com/ Via

67 posts tagged with 'map' : http://www.metafilter.com/tags/map

Cubists Launch Unnavigable Web Site Via http://www.cubistro.com/links.html

The perspectives of Nietzsche : http://www.pitt.edu/~wbcurry/nietzsche.html

Side-barred : http://www.jobsessive.com/2007/11/12/inspiratie/ (Miscellaneous)

PageCreator still available

"It seems to me that we are now compelled to recognize that we have no place to go but where we’ve been." - Robert Adams Via
"The artist must create a spark before he can make a fire, and before art is born the artist must be ready to be consumed by the fire of his own creation." - Auguste Rodin
"We cannot become what we need to be by remaining what we are." - Max DePree
"The way to a man's stomach is through his esophagus." - Via
"Do not judge the journey by the path you're now on. ... Moreover, little, if any, of the scenery you travel through will remotely resemble the destination you have in mind." - TU

26 November 2007

Mapping New Testament Social Networks : http://www.esv.org/blog/2007/01/mapping.nt.social.networks using data visualization tool Many Eyes to map New Testament social networks.

Multi-Perspectve Images for Visualisation (PDF) - HTML-Version

Mappings in the Complex Plane : http://local.wasp.uwa.edu.au/~pbourke/geometry/complexmap/

The Long Tail of the Coastline

Types of Boundaries : http://ontology.buffalo.edu/smith/articles/tvf.html

The case against e-discovery

Geometric Artist : http://mayahayuk.com/everything.html

Dual LCD Monitor Horizontal Desk Stand

(Definition) 'Map' : http://www.artlex.com/ Also see analysis, cartography, cartographer, compass rose, diagram, didactic, ephemera, graph, plan, scale, science and art, and sphere

Important info about riptides

"A clenched fist cannot receive a gift." - John Roger, Author, Educator
"Don't be afraid of things because they're easy to do." - Via
"Pueblo Indian dances—they have clowns. And the clowns are making fun of the whole ritual, you know. But that's part of the ritual." - John Feodorov Via
"Ideas come by day, by night, by chance, by work and by play. They come in dreams, in hallucinations, in seminars and saloons." - William S. Beck
"Home is where the house is." - Via

21 November 2007

Virtual Reality for Data Visualization : http://visualization.tudelft.nl/~michal/vr_demos/

True Grid : http://ontology.buffalo.edu/smith/articles/truegrid.pdf

Playful Learning with Interfaces : http://www.experientia.com/playful/

Post Map : http://www.urbanarchives.org/wordpress/map/ (A Google Map of posts to a blog which have been geocoded).

(Cubist? Debord) FacetedMap : http://imaginarymuseum.org/LPG/Mapsitu1.htm (The mentally felt distance between these areas are visualized by spreading out the pieces of the cut up map).

CountyMap Art

(Video) Web 2.0 cloud of this wikipedia entry (designed by Markus Angermeier at Aperto).

Charles Hinton's contribution may be "...his popularization of higher-dimensional figures using three methods: by examining their shadows, their cross-sections, and their unravellings. Even today, these three methods are the chief ways in which professional mathematicians and physicists conceptualize higher-dimensional objects in their work." (Michio Kaku points out in Hyperspace). Via

To dual or to not dual monitor

"Fortune favors the lucky." - Via
"The experience of life in a finite, limited body is specifically for the purpose of discovering and manifesting supernatural existence within the finite." - Pythagoras
"The human brain is 90% dormant." - T.D.A. Lingo
"For every fork in the road there are often two paths to choose from... the one you 'should' take and the one you want to take. Always take the second." - The Universe
"Honor thy error as a hidden intention." - Via

20 November 2007

Diigo : http://www.diigo.com/ A True 3D Information App?

"Who is Listening to What Where" Map : http://www.gracenote.com/map/ Via

(Movie) Tourist Activity : http://www.girardin.org/fabien/tracing/media/barcelona2d2006.mov (Barcelona)

Innovation, Web 2.0, Virtual Worlds, Conversations (Self-starting, community-based, built on passion, focused on craft).Milestones in the history of thematic cartography, statistical graphics, and data visualization : http://www.math.yorku.ca/SCS/Gallery/milestone/milestone.pdf

Flock 1.0--available for download here- (instead of Firefox as primary gateway to the Web?) Via

del.icio.us / christianmarcschmidt / mapping links

Gleaming the Hypercube

Map/model Car

Subtle Technologies Festival : a multidisciplinary event where artists and scientists come together to discuss, demonstrate and exhibit their work.

Side-barred at http://cartografiaurbana.blogspot.com/

"One must always acknowledge that no word or map can do absolute justice in representing reality." - K.J. Rankin and R. Schofield
"A line has two sides." - Via
"Winners don't form alliances." - Daniel Lyons (aka Fake Steve Jobs)
"My favorite thing is to go where I've never been." - Diane Arbus
"Consecutive presentation is not a very adequate means of describing complicated mental processes going on in different layers of the mind." - Sigmund Freud (“The Psychogenesis of a Case of Homosexuality in a Woman,” 1920)

19 November 2007

Helping Knowledge Cross Boundaries: Using Knowledge Visualization ( PDF) - HTML-Version

(Summary) Mapping Services : Google Earth , Google Maps , Map Quest , Terra Server , Virtual Earth , Yahoo! Maps Via http://stategis.blogspot.com

(Post Hurricane Katrina) Diaspora Map : http://gridskipper.com/travel/new-orleans/epodunk-hurricane-katrina-diaspora-map-128219.php

Social network viSualization (PDF) - View as HTML

HexGlobe FoldUp Via PDF

the Old Maps group icon (Flickr Group) Old Maps :
http://www.flickr.com/groups/24677344@N00/ Discussion Pool Map ( 140 Members)

Map interview
Art & Science Symposium : http://www.edmontonculturalcapital.com/artsciencesymposium.asp

http://groups.google.com/group/yarns?lnk=gschg ended Saturday.

"Every creation springs from an abundance… an overflow of energy." - Mircea. Eliade (The Sacred and the Profane, 1957)
"A boundary, like the human skin, may have diseases of its own or may reflect the illnesses of the body." - Stephen B. Jones, 1945 Via
"Wear the old coat and buy the new book." - Austin Phelps
"One's destination is never a place, but rather a new way of looking at things." - Henry Miller
"Everything had broken down and new things had to be made out of the fragments. Collage was like an image of the revolution within me—not as it was, but as it might have been." - Kurt Schwitters

16 November 2007

3-D Map of Air Pollution (in London) : http://www.londonair.org.uk/london/asp/virtualmaps.asp?view=maps Via

The Center for Digital Storytelling : http://www.storycenter.org/ Via http://www.accuracyandaesthetics.com/tag/map

PacificMap Grid Via http://www.bibliotecapleyades.net/mapas_ocultotierra/esp_mapa_ocultotierra_12.htm

Drag a highlighted vertex to change the tile shape : http://mathforum.org/dynamic/one-corona/java/

Guide to Twitter as a Tool for Marketing and PR

Dedicated institutes for border studies:
The Centre for Cross Border Studies (Armagh, Northern Ireland);
The Center for Inter-American and Border Studies (University of Texas at El Paso, USA);
The Center for Latin American and Border Studies (New Mexico State University, USA);
The Centre for Border Studies (University of Glamorgan, Wales);
The Border Studies Research Circle (Wisconsin, USA);
The Nijmegen Centre of Border Research (Netherlands).

"The hexagon is greater than the square and the triangle and will hold more honey for the same expenditure of material used in constructing the different figures." - Pappus (writing some sixteen hundred years ago)
"Success is what sells art." - Andy Warhol
"Ideas are potent in every form, but perhaps most understandable when we can experience them through our senses- seeing, hearing and touching the creative thought." - Via
"Maps are interfaces between knowledge and experience. Always more than descriptions, they represent what we usually experience as a series of impressions in the form of an image seen from an extracorporeal viewpoint, that of shared knowledge." - Dirk Van Weelden, book Else/Where: New cartographies of networks and territories, p 26
"Get it down. Take chances. It may be bad, but it's the only way you can do anything really good." - William Faulkner

15 November 2007

(Catch/Release Map) bookcrossing : http://www.bookcrossing.com/ n. the practice of leaving a book in a public place to be picked up and read by others, who then do likewise. ("Information Way-finding"?)

The Most Dangerous Roads in the World

Whereabouts Clock : http://research.microsoft.com/sds/whereabouts_clock.aspx (When a cell phone is on, it automatically transmits SMS messages to the device when that person moves from one registered zone (such as "home") into another registered zone (such as "school")). Via

Knowing The Difference Between Pattern Extraction And Stereotyping

"Perception is limited by what can be described in one's own language." - The Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis (see Phillips, 1998).
"Follow the path of your aroused thought, and you will soon meet this infernal inscription: 'There is nothing so beautiful as that which does not exist.'" - Paul Valery Via
"As one dream comes true, another swiftly takes its place. Not having all you want is one of life's constants. And learning to be happy while not yet having all you want is the first "Criteria of Joy." - The Universe
"If I knew where I was going, I'd be lost." - Artist
"The art game includes connection, friendship, joy, love, sentiment, experience, taste, honour, acquisitiveness, the collecting instinct, social acceptability and investment." - Robert Genn

14 November 2007

Pittsburgh Bike Map : http://bike-pgh.org/wp-content/uploads/bikemap07.pdf Via Via

Personalization Map

Middle-Earth Map

Photo Periodic Table : http://theodoregray.com/PeriodicTable/Posters/Poster2.2000.low.JPG

Mirror, Mirror In The Brain Via http://evolvehappy.blogspot.com/

"IDEAS MISCELLANY" Side-barred: http://newsgrist.typepad.com/underbelly/

Who Is adobe.com direct access to blog (and spend over an hour?)

"A light heart lives long." - William Shakespeare
"Occasionally, there arises a writing situation where you see an alternative to what you are doing, a mad, wild gamble of a way for handling something, which may leave you looking stupid, ridiculous or brilliant - you just don't know which. You can play it safe there, too, and proceed along the route you'd mapped out for yourself. Or you can trust your personal demon who delivered that crazy idea in the first place. Trust your demon." - Roger Zelazny
"Old maps drive us into a state of great pain and frustration. " - Robert Quinn
"A map is primarily a question of content, not of form." - R.B. Wild (after Paul Rand)
"If I knew when I started a piece how it was going to turn out I wouldn't bother doing it." - Robert Rauschenberg

09 November 2007

The US radio frequency allocation chart : http://birdhouse.org/blog/archives/misc/page/2/

World's maps on polyhedra nets

Dash Zillow Mashup video on Gizmodo shows use of the open Dash API. This is apparently the first mashup of the Internet-enabled nav device. Via

Mapping Border Ireland : http://www.crossborder.ie/research/mapping.php

Map grids (in PDF form) and the Python script that created them.

Chaos, Creation & Collage : http://www.frankolsonproject.org/Collage/Chaos,%20Collage,%20&%20Creation.html

The House That Herman Built Via http://criticalspatialpractice.blogspot.com/

Google Image Labeler: http://images.google.com/imagelabeler/ a feature of Google Search that allows you to label images and help improve the quality of Google's image search results.

(French) search for Map of Ideas

"Two artist archetypes; monkish model; "reclusive alchemist struggling to purify the dross of everyday reality," and the second, an "entertainer representing a mass audience's everyday wishes." - Donald Kuspit, The End of Art, Cambridge University Press, 2004
"When you know the artist you think less of the art." - George Bernard Shaw
"It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data. Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts." - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
"If you want to achieve excellence, you can get there today... as of this second, quit doing less than excellent work." - Thomas Watson
"There are two kinds of map-makers; those that make you see, and those that make you wonder." - R.B. Wild (after Brian Aldiss)

08 November 2007

Idée Inc. : http://ideeinc.com/(Toronto-based provider of image recognition and visual search software). Via

Mapping the Road to Riches

Coke - Grand Theft Auto Mash Up Ad Via

Catalog of Tilings : http://mathforum.org/dynamic/one-corona/

Stupid Data Miner Tricks: Overfitting S&P 500 Via

Blow-by-blow of Scene7 (recently acquired by Adobe) demo

Collagist : Trenton Doyle Hancock Reviewed

Fans across America get a chance to meet Fake Steve Jobs in the flesh.

Political Correctness Watch

Side-barred: http://festivalofmaps.blogspot.com/ (Map-related Blogs)

(Definition) It certainly has more of a spatial element to it than boundary, but the word border can be widely applied as an adjective or word stem. There is border landscape, borderland, border area, border inhabitant, borderer, border war, and of course, ... borderline.

"Don't explain why it works; explain how you use it." - Steven Brust
"If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun." - Katherine Hepburn
"The artist outsider is well rewarded in our society - so long as he is an insider in art society." - Donald Kuspit
"On our journey, naked into the land of uncertainty... know how to get lost with confidence." - Robert Quinn Via
"To be young all your life, you need to say things to the world that are true." - Pablo Casals

07 November 2007

Glean The Planet a community space for sharing food resources that would otherwise go to waste.

Maps : http://designnotes.info/?cat=63

Icosohedron Fold-up - PDF file (containing a layout for a 20-sided icosohedron overlaid with a 5mm hex grid).

(Java) Slide from Square to Hex

(Interactive) 'Future of Conferences' Map : http://visualthinkingart.blogspot.com/ Via http://visualthinkingart.blogspot.com/

(Video) Google search engine "hidden" features

Geometric Shapes

Peace is a broad topic that includes9 social justice, war issues, personal growth, poverty, and human needs.

20x30 Collage Posters : http://www.shutterfly.com/shop/product_c10500/Collage_Posters

Staffing a new search start-up Via http://datamining.typepad.com/data_mining/2007/11/discovery-engin.html

"It is better to debate a question without settling it, than to settle a question without debating it." - Joseph Joubert (1754-1824) Essayist.
"When one discovers what is right and begins to pursue it, the necessary people and resources turn up." - Robert Quinn
"It is understandably human nature to see yourself as small. Until you stop seeing yourself as just human." - The Universe
"Courage can't see around corners, but goes around them anyway." - Mignon McLaughlin
"With age, art and life become one." - Georges Braque

06 November 2007

Virtual Information Technology (VIT) World Project : The history of the world's information is being mapped on a MindManager map in Second Life (printed out, it would measure 120 feet by 500 feet). VIT World Group headquarters (landmark is Quiricosta 231,33,45) and ask for Butch Dae. Via

HexPlanet demo of a technique to tile a spherical planet with hex tiles. Download hexplanet.zip (1.9MB), and Hex Planet White Paper.pdf

4D - Discovery : An Explanation of our Discovery Approach.

Plexagon - Pleated Hexagon (hexagonal dipyramidal scanelohedra) Animation illustrating plexagon formation ------>>>>>>>>>>>

Graphic MindMap Via

Visual Search 'signs'

Recent Trends in the History of Cartography : A Selective, Annotated Bibliography (PDF)

BNMI Co-production Lab: Self Directed Co-Productions

"Age breeds caution and a yearning for security. Youth invites risk and challenge. As we grow older it becomes important to be able to balance our sensibilities with our
curiosities." - Elizabeth Azzolina
"Helping our clients avoid solving the wrong problem really well." - Via
"Prince, you are you by accident of birth; what I am, I am of myself. There are and there will be thousands of princes. There is only one Beethoven." - Ludwig van Bethoven
"Damn--and just when I was starting to get the hang of it!" - Edgar Degas (on his deathbed)
"If we know what the future is, we aren't looking far enough ahead." - Arthur C. Clarke, science fiction author, July 1997.

05 November 2007

100 Most Powerful Celebrities Map : http://www.mibazaar.com/top100celebrities/ Via

SketchUp 3D modeling skills development : video tutorials , books, blogs, video podcasts, help groups, wikis, and (of course) YouTube videos by the hundreds.

Polar Maps/graphics : http://polar.grida.no/mapsgraphics.cfm

Map of Central Theatres, Cinemas and Art Museums / Galleries in Valencia, Spain (Click on the icons to go to the listings pages).

Fundamental Cartographic Proposition : http://makingmaps.owu.edu/mm/nacis06_abstract.jpg

Mind Map Basics - Words and Images

Tilings can be divided into two types, periodic and aperiodic, depending on whether they have any translational symmetries.

Historic Snowflakes : Early observations and studies of snow crystals --->>>>>

Every Picture Tells A Story...

Society of layerists in multi-media

This RSS reader is fine without DIV tags

"Man who man would be, must rule the empire of himself." - Percy Bysshe Shelley
"Fear only hides the truth." - TU
"Everything That Rises Must Converge." - Fr. Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
"The components of a new idea are floating around out there somewhere, just waiting to be discovered. This is why the notion of building a “big picture” view is so important." - George Kurtz (gekurtz@comcast.net)
"The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery." - Francis Bacon

02 November 2007

Multiform Glyph Based Web Search Result Visualization (PDF/) - Version HTML (information is provided by either changing textures or disturbance patterns).

WoodstockSiteMap : http://www.well.com/woodstock/map.gif

Polar Ice Cap Collapse : http://www.xefer.com/2007/09/icecap

Teaching Geography in Second Life

StereoVision example online

Explaining 4D : How We Engage

Approval Matrix - New York MagazineVia

Get Vista if you're buying a new PC; XP users, though, have few urgent reasons to upgrade.

Lize Mogel is an artist working with geography and cartography. Her projects, often site-specific and distributed in public space, use the map as political agent.

Map Icon Grid : http://www.directlytothechapel.com/icons.jpg

Worst Maps Ever (Candidate?)

Who Owns directly accessed this blog

"You can have a dream and it can come true." - Tim Berners-Lee, Creator of the World Wide Web
"The veils begin to lift, once defenses begin to fall. Be vulnerable." - The Universe
"Memories Are Worth Part of Your Nest Egg. Good times spent with loved ones can be the best investment." - The Street
"We'd all like to standardize because it's efficient. But we don't want to be beholden to just one format and miss the next technology. That's a two-edged sword." - Jim Kwolek, NGA's office director
"If you stay where you are, you stay as you are." - toRONto

01 November 2007

Maps help us define our place in the universe

Information design applied on cartography

A Spiritual Treasure Map: : http://www.erenlai.com/index.php?aid=378 (Confucius Meets Euclid)

Map of the main rock art regions in the world Via

Award-winning Maps

Hand-drawn City Maps : http://parth.wordpress.com/category/situationist/

StoryCubes : http://proboscis.org.uk/storycubes/ are a tactile thinking and storytelling tool for exploring relationships and narratives; http://www.flickr.com/photos/tags/storycubes/

http://www.ajaxcompilation.com/ (routines)

Interesting 'map paintings' image search

Map/territory relation : 'an abstraction derived from something, or a reaction to it, is not the thing itself'

StumbledUpon 6 times now

"Regardless of desire life hands you who you are." - Haymes
"Overview, zoom & filter, details-on-demand." - Information Visualization Mantra Via
"Nihil est enim simul et inventum et perfectum." (Nothing is ever invented and perfected at the same time.) - Cicero
"Just when words fail, a map comes in to save the situation." - R.B.Wild (after Goethe)
"Exactly where you've been, has made possible exactly who you are." - The Universe