04 March 2009

Visual Thinking: Inform, Influence, inspire thinking picture ...

Seminal papers in information mapping

Mapping metaphors:
  • "land": rational, intellectual, conscious, order, recognized "left brain", yang, practical, expressed, etc
  • "water": irrational, emotional, unconsciuous, disorder, unrecognized, "right brain", yin, "impractical", repressed, etc.

  • Gerrymander Mapping Via

    (Live?) Spider on Map (change viewing angle)

    Intellectual Property Digital Library

    The Infoscape Research Lab hosts research projects that focus on the cultural impact of digital code. The lab engages in software and other new media tool development, code mapping, interface design, and new media content analysis.

    MOCCA (Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art)

    (60 Minutes' report): Is Peace Out of Reach

    Talking Heads - Once in a Lifetime-live!

    "How we remember, what we remember, and why we remember form the most personal map of our individuality." - Christina Baldwin (0 - ____) US writer 'One to One', 1977
    "What you want has no bearing on whether or not you'll get it. None. It's only ever a question of whether or not you can behave as if you already have it." - The Universe
    "The picture-examining eye is the best finder we have of the wholly unanticipated." - John Tukey, Statistician (quoted by Seth Roberts, University of California at Berkeley in 'ThreeThings Statistics Textbooks Don’t Tell You', 2005)
    "...some works become impossible projects and must finally be abandoned. Others can be set aside to live another day. Like cheeses in a cellar, they cure and ripen. With time, new techniques or solutions bubble to the surface. " - Robert Genn
    "A place is yours when you know where all the roads go." - Stephen King

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