14 October 2005

What is Information Visualization? : "The use of computer-supported, interactive, visual representations of abstract data to amplify cognition." IV Links : http://www.brunel.ac.uk/~cssrtfc/iv_links.htm

Sophisticated mind maps using Mayomi’s (http://www.mayomi.com/) easy (online) Macromedia Flash interface facilitates Wiki-like collaboration (?) . Instructions at http://www.solutionwatch.com/245/mayomi-map-your-mind/

A presentation mindmap (on blogging) : http://www.blogdog.gr/tut_dem/Outline-Map.pdf used as speaking notes (much like I did with http://www.1-900-870-6235.com/eLearning/HandDrawnMap.htm a while ago).

Extensive map link listings : http://www.bodley.ox.ac.uk/guides/maps/linkfrme.htm (including http://www.mapforum.com/

Example of infinte zoom (Flash) : http://www.zoomquilt.org/ ( Via http://got5minutes.blogspot.com/ )

Six Contemporary Artists Who Use Maps in Their Work : http://www.artjunction.org/articles/mapartists.html (further to Subjective Mapping by Artists and Cartographers : http://www.saulgallery.com/chronicle/uncharted_territory.html ) "Maps are talismanic in that they give us our bearings in a physical world, align us with something beyond and greater than ourselves and, at the same time, flatter us by giving us a sense of control over the area mapped." - Kathy Prendergast

"Illustrated and cartoon maps are vector art, layered files, and completely editable" : http://www.danwild.com/cartoonmaps.htm

Assemblage artist : http://www.dallasartsrevue.com/artists-Subindex/InterViews/Kary/NormanKary.shtml

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"The map is not the territory." - Alfred Korzybski /Semanticist
"Life is the path you beat while you walk it. It's the walking that beats the path. It is not the path that makes the walk." - Antonio Machardo Poet
"What happens when one closes the eyes? One does not stop seeing. What one now sees is not related to the eyes." - Wittgenstein (Philos. Betr. 103)
"Sometimes when I consider what tremendous consequencescome from little things; ­ a chance word, a tap on theshoulder, or a penny dropped on a newsstand, I amtempted to think there are no little things." - Yarns
" So let us then try to climb the mountain, not by stepping on what is below us, but to pull us up at what is above us, for my part at the stars; amen." - M.C.Escher

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