28 May 2009

GPS Accuracy Could Start Dropping in 2010

The case for a Visual Mapping Body of Knowledge

Exploring Medical Librarianship (and Web Geekery )

Questioning the Frame : Thoughts about maps and spatial logic

Google Maps Pedometer

Visualization Blog : http://visualizeit.wordpress.com/

Singularity University is an interdisciplinary university whose mission is to assemble, educate and inspire a cadre of leaders who strive to understand and facilitate the development of exponentially advancing technologies (bio, nano, info, AI, etc.)...

(Definintion) 'cobbling' means working outside of what a product or system was originally designed to do... When cobbling happens, it looks like breaking out, and mashups & remixing;
Workarounds - people working outside the system
Adaptations - making a product custom fit to people’s lives
- pushing the boundaries to see what’s possible
... a sense of roughness and capability. It may not be pretty, but it works.

New community service approach ; http://www.timeraiser.ca./


"The man who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The man who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been." - Alan Ashley-Pitt
"Mindless productivity (and) infomania erode our capacity for significance." - Michael Heim, (Cyberspace: First Steps, 1993: 10) Via
"For the mind to flower it has to go beyond what it knows." - Mother Meera
"Some things should just be done for the fun of it." - TU
"Only that in you which is me can hear what I'm saying." - Baba Ram Dass

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