19 October 2005

Traditionally, a Web site is about flipping pages but we took a different approach with Maps which is one page of Javascript; "... allows rapid development, the end user doesn't need to install software, and it is cross platform. Maps has a richer interface, like a desktop application." : http://www.computerworld.com.au/index.php/id;1401986683;fp;16;fpid;0 Via: http://slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=05/10/16/1528242&from=rss

Early Google Map hacking attempts : http://stuff.rancidbacon.com/gmaps-standalone/ , http://mygmaps.com/mygmaps.cgi/ , http://www.engadget.com/entry/1234000917034960/ illustrate problems with developing around a changing API; " Of course, there’s no guarantee it’ll be there forever."

Visual Art and the Brain: At the Interface of Art and Science : http://www.nyas.org/events/eventDetail.asp?eventID=4709&date=11/5/2005%2010:00:00%20AM conference will explore the nature of the science–art interface, the inspiration this interface provides to scientists and artists alike, and the impact of such interactions in areas of research and other human endeavors.

A new mapping project attempts to overlay geography with human perception : http://www.commoncensus.org/

Map Symbols : http://www.symbols.net/map/ Directory to the World of Signs, Glyphs and Symbols (including Visual Languages Web Codes Words are Symbols ...)

MANDALAS : http://www.crystalinks.com/mandala.html examples at http://www.charlesgilchrist.com/SGEO/Gal601.html MetatronCube : http://www.charlesgilchrist.com/SGEO/Mandalas/CX4813.gif "Squared Concentric Circles"

" Dealing with a problem or a situation on the level of the problem or the situation involve much effort and work to keep things in balance..." - lotusaware@yahoo.com
"Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is the noble art of leaving things undone. The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of non-essentials." - - Lin Yutang

"I have something to say,
I'm drawing it,
and that is map-making." - R.B. Wild (after John Cage)

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