03 November 2005

Build AJAX-Based Web Maps Using ka-Map : http://www.xml.com/pub/a/2005/08/10/ka-map.html

"What Is Ajax And What Is It Good For" : http://www.masternewmedia.org/interface_design_technologies/Ajax/what_is_Ajax_and_what_is_Ajax_good_for_20051101.htm Followed up a fully documented walkthrough Ajax coding tutorial.

KnowMap: The Knowledge Management, Auditing and Mapping Magazine : http://www.knowmap.com/open/index.html for Open Articles including ; Mapping the World and As We Map and Manage - by Xenia Stanford, The Editor-in-Chief.

Google Maps & Advanced User Interfaces : http://www.geog.umn.edu/courses/5574/AdvancedUI.pdf

A Python script to create an animated GIF from a still image (and a textual description of how a 'virtual camera' should pan and zoom around the image to create the desired animation) : http://web.mit.edu/pgbovine/www/software.htm

Maps, Space, and Other Metaphors for Metadata : http://mappa.mundi.net/features/metadata/blocks-metadesign.html#anchor1

Scale is intrinsic to the viewer's experience and is most often measured in relationship to the size of the body. In LIFE/size, the works allow us to consider the visual impact of variation in scale and the consequent effects on how we view, what we see and how we react to the unexpected. : http://www.absolutearts.com/artsnews/2002/03/22/29766.html

Wayside Map Planning: http://www.nps.gov/hfc/products/waysides/way-process-maps.htm Unlike published maps, wayside maps can only be used on-site and cannot be carried away with the visitor for further reference. ...They should provide only the necessary information to assist a visitor traveling from the sign location (point A) to point B. ... The “You Are Here” is almost always the most important feature on a wayside map.

Transparency and Mediation: Of Maps and Media in Scientific Discourse (see II.) : http://www.staff.hum.ku.dk/troelsd/transparency.htm ('99)

TACTILE MAPS AND GRAPHICS : http://blindreaders.info/mapgraph.html links page.

A Map of Chicago's gangland "from authentic sources: designed to inculcate the most important principles of piety and virtue in young persons, and graphically portray the evils and sin of large cities, 1931." : http://www.encyclopedia.chicagohistory.org/pages/11538.html (uses Flash zoom controls).

7th international Bakers Half Dozen North American Collage Exchange : http://collagemuseum.com/Bakers/Bakers7/default.html ( 175 artists from around the world) compared with 1st ; http://collagemuseum.com/Bakers/bakershalf0905/exhibit.html (17 artists from 4 countries).

TimeLine Map of the Great Ideas (tagged at http://del.icio.us/256greys?page=2 ) to history timeline ... and 1 other person ... on 2005-10-26 (20 days after http://del.icio.us/dagonet was the first to do so).

A sample "FINAL" BogSpot entry : http://dontheideaguy.blogspot.com/2005_04_01_dontheideaguy_archive.html 'update links to me'.

“When I have the Map, I will be free..." - The Devil in Time Bandits
"Things are going to turn out as you are, not as you want." - ?
"According to official records, ever since the very beginning of time, there hasn't yet been one single day that the impossible hasn't happened." - TU

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