07 June 2004

Making the Ultimate Map http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/5092840/site/newsweek/

A 27-by-38-inch map commemorating the city's 150th birthday; http://www.ljworld.com/section/citynews/storypr/159598 Streets are color-coded according to five historical periods, and draped over a realistic rendering of the prairie landscape that greeted the first arrivals from Boston in 1854. A chronology of photographs runs along both sides of the map, illustrating some of the key events and personalities from Lawrence's first 150 years. The map also identifies 242 historical locations... http://www.lawrence150.org/map.htm

The April 6, 2004, issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) features nearly 20 articles by some of tomorrow's mapmakers. Sackler publication http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2004-04/nsf-htb040604.php

Visual User Interfaces Challenges and Opportunities : http://www.ieee-tcdl.org/Bulletin/current/borner/borner.html

Manifold System 6.0; A quick tour of what’s new and different http://www.georeference.org/Forums/boxx/items.asp?iid=23

Ars Magna Sciendi (The Great Art of Knowledge). The Greek inscription, at the foot of the throne on which the Divine Sophia sits, translates as “Nothing is more beautiful than to know the all.”

Globe yo-yo http://www1.bombaycompany.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ProductDisplay?catalogId=10051&storeId=10051&langId=-1&topCategoryId=10107&productId=30267&siteId=core

Buy maps at http://www.philaprintshop.com/gallery.html

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