29 February 2008

David Rumsey Map Collection is setting up a Second Life presence (this long blog entry on Not Possible IRL has all the details). Via

(Online puzzle) buckymap-puzzle : a screen-based application of the Buckminster Fuller Projection "Our Spaceship Earth" satellite map.

Combinatorial Tiling Theory : http://epinet.anu.edu.au/mathematics/delaney_dress

Online crime maps directory : http://journalistopia.com/2007/09/06/journalistopias-online-crime-maps-directory/

Map Brightness Adjuster: http://hindsight.trulia.com/map/#lat=42.475&lon=-77.172&zoom=4&mix=0.565 (lower right corner).

Map Pixel/Bar Charts

InfoGraphic Map : Via

“Cartographers don’t lie, but they take a position” (The problems of cartography are the same that exist in diplomatic relations).

Digital sculpture given form : http://www.symmetrymagazine.org/cms/?pid=1000174

The formula with which to find an equilateral hexagon's area is 2.5981 times the length of one side squared.

"Labor, even the most humble and the most obscure, if it is well done, tends to beautify and embellish the world." - Gabriele D’Annunzio (1863-1938), poet, author, soldier, political activist, 1920, in Survey of Labor Relations, 1987
"What joy to discern the minute in infinity! The vast to perceive in the small, what Divinity! - Jakob Bernoulli
"It is not only what we do, but what we do not do, for which we are accountable." - Moliere Via
"I try in my prints to testify that we live in a beautiful and orderly world, not in a chaos without norms, even though that is how it sometimes appears." - Maurits Cornelious Escher (1898-1972)
"The future influences the present just as much as the past." - Friedrich Nietzsche

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