29 July 2009

Navigating Maps

Neighbourhood Boundaries : uses the Flickr shapefiles to show you where the world thinks its neighbours are. More.

InfoGraphic / Timeline Resume

The Bacon Flowchart Via

http://www.mediacloud.org/ extracts the substantive text from the downloaded story content (minus the ads, navigation, comments, etc) and associates a set of tags with each story based on that extracted text. Via

Causes of Color


Paper Sculptures

How do you go from struggling, emerging or even semi-established artist to selling a complete show for $198 million?

(Definition) "Strong and Wrong" ; it's better to blow a strong note off key than to produce a wimpy one that doesn't get noticed (term currently used by some New York musicians). Via

"Every time I think I've painted something slightly original, I find out that Blek le Rat has done it as well. Only 20 years earlier." - Banksy
"Childhood is a branch of cartography," - Michael Chabon (in The New York Review of Books) Via
"In fact he spent a lifetime morphing himself to the point of denying he was ever called anything but Raw'n Wild." - Raw N. Wild
"Too late, I found you can't wait to become perfect, you got to go out and fall down with everbody else." - Charles Holloway, in 'Something Wicked This Way Comes'
"These maps are nothing but the territory." - Via

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