29 October 2008

Vector-based Web Cartography: Enabler SVG

On the Genesis of Hexagonal Shapes

The Map of Humanity [large .jpg] by illustrator James Turner is an effort to describe the human condition in an incredibly detailed map containing thousands of names from history and fiction.

(Recommendations discussed at) Great Science Books to Expand Your Mind (Via)

(3/5 of these "interactive site map" are mine

Toronto Google Maps Mashups Compendium

13 things that do not make sense

Add Google Talk chatting to your blog

Is there such a thing as an "Underrated" Artist (or “underexposed”?)

(Search?) http://boxford.corp.google.com:8883/url?sa=D&start=4&q=http://greatmap.blogspot.com/2006_01_01_archive.html&usg=AFQjCNH8DRl3W7vbMvgFMbYsxQixQfvYKA

"Every great advance in natural knowledge has involved the absolute rejection of authority." - Thomas Huxley
"Yes raster is faster, but raster is vaster, and vector just seems more correcter." - Tomlin, 1990
"Writing isn’t about making money, getting famous, getting dates, getting laid, or making friends. In the end it’s about enriching the lives of those who will read your work, and enriching your own life as well." - Stephen King (quote from the autobiography “On Writing“) "
"Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent." - Isaac Asimov
"Whenever the map is confused with the territory, a 'semantic disturbance' is set up in the organism. The disturbance continues until the limitation of the map is recognized." - Count General Alfred Habdank Korzybski

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