09 August 2004

Non-sequential Panning : "Overview-detail interfaces present multiple views of a map where the detail window shows a detailed map view, while the overview window shows an overview map. These interfaces have a number of benefits. (Example at http://www.amsterdamhotspots.nl/mapc3.html ) First, navigation is more efficient because users may navigate using the overview window rather than using the detail window. Clicking on any of the grid cells in the overview window, the map page refreshes and the map view in the detail window shifts to the area the user has clicked on." http://www.webmapper.net/maps/navigation/panning/grid_map/

(Im)possible Map http://www.zen-style.com/#updates Global participatory "Fool's World Map" project

"Given a two-dimensional surface, transparency and contrast are the means to place identities/forms through spatial depth. Transparency will place the forms in depth away from us and contrast will raise them towards us." - Newberry http://www.anartistsvoice.org/

"The individual, the great artist when he comes, uses everything that has been discovered or known about his art up to that point, being able to accept or reject in a time so short it seems that the knowledge was born with him, rather than that he takes instantly what it takes the ordinary man a lifetime to know, and then the great artist goes beyond what has been done or known and makes something of his own." - Hemingway

"I have the strong impression that the way to achieve status in business and government as a consultant-guru is to boil your message down into such a simplistic remedy that people can be induced to *believe* it, rather than *think about* it. There is a bigger market for evangelists than for philosophers. " - Conrad Taylor conrad@ideograf.demon.co.uk

"Art is anything you can get away with." - Marshall McLuhan

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