05 April 2010

(Google, Waze and OSMF have partnered on) a common initiative to explore crowd-sourced mapping solutions; http://www.closedstreetmap.org/

(Video) : discuss the challenges of collaborating in the public domain and how new ground rules for generating and sharing knowledge are aiding scientific innovation.

Sparkmaps? : http://www.cartogrammar.com/blog/sparkmaps/

An aperiodic hexagonal tile

Blogs about: 'Map' (http://en.wordpress.com/tag/map/ )

Alicia Boole Stott (1860-1940),an Irish woman who considerably contributed to four-dimensional geometry. Although she never studied mathematics, she learned herself to ‘see’ the fourth dimension.operation of adding and subtracting simple forms to generate more complex ones.

A Wall Drawing Retrospective : http://www.massmoca.org/lewitt/grid.php

Orion’s Dreamy Stars

Staying Critical in the Digital Age

Science writer Simon Singh wins libel appeal

"The greatest scientists are artists as well." - Albert Einstein
"Read me carefully, doubt me not, I am the earth in the palm of your hand, Without me you are alone and lost." - Beryl Markham, West of the Night (1942)
"A computer once beat me at chess, but it was no match for me at kick boxing." - Emo Philips
"I've been always more interested in experiment than in accomplishment." - Orson Welles
"Do you know what your thoughts did last week?! ... They became the things and events of this week. (The things you thought would be difficult became difficult; easy became easy; boring became boring; and fun became fun.)" - TU

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