10 November 2009

Make a Google Map from a GPS file

Wow, is this really what a knowledge map looks like?

Vedea: new language for creating interactive data-driven visualizations

Interactive map of Beijing : showing which sections of Beijing's old city have been demolished and which have been designated as historic conservation areas.

(Infographic Timeline) Movie Box Office Sales

(648 MegaPixel) Image of the Sky

You Can Get There From Here 'a good website enables learning through the thrill of discoverability' (via @KathySierra) If such visual, interactive maps could become part of a website’s wayfinding framework, they could dramatically change the way learners find information online.

Mind-blowing music video using autotuned clips from science videos (first video here).

http://democamp.com/about/: monthly gathering for designers, developers and entrepreneurs to get together and demonstrate the cool stuff they had been working on.

The National Post interviews Katharine Harmon (Author of The Map as Art: Contemporary Artists Explore Cartography )

"At bottom every man knows well enough that he is a unique being, only once on this earth; and by no extraordinary chance will such a marvelously picturesque piece of diversity in unity as he is, ever be put together a second time." - Friedrich Nietzsche
"If one thing matters, everything matters." - Wolfgang Tillmans
"The relentless focus on the known gave him the impression that almost everything had already been discovered." - Via
"He who carries a light burden can dance." - Ancient Sumerian Proverb
"The thing that's totally different between children and adults, is that children have the ability to spontaneously use their imagination to forget what's bothering them and be inspired by every pony, feather, or bug that crosses their path." - The Universe

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