30 November 2005

"A PATH OR A MAP?" - Steven D. Tripp http://www.ascilite.org.au/conferences/auckland02/proceedings/papers/045.pdf

CommonCensus Map http://www.commoncensus.org/maps.php Project is redrawing the map of the United States (based on voting), to reveal the boundaries people themselves feel, as opposed to the state and county boundaries : http://www.commoncensus.org/

Pedometer Mashup : http://www.gmap-pedometer.com/

(Another) Google Map tutorial : http://www.mapmap.org/googlemaps/examples.html

"Map", current Wikipedia definition : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Map

JavaScript Archive Listing : http://ajaxian.com/archives/javascript/index.html

CWC2 JavaScript API : http://geoservices.cgdi.ca/cwc2/docs/CWC2JavaScriptAPI.html

LibraryMap (Dewey Decimal System) : http://www.1-900-870-6235.com/eLearning/LibraryMap.htm now linked here http://didactiekinf.uhasselt.be/iv/links.php

User-friendly Desktop Internet GIS (uDig) is both a GeoSpatial application and a platform through which developers can create new, derived applications : http://udig.refractions.net/confluence/display/UDIG/Home (not Microsoft-centric like Manifold?)

An interesting icon-based news 'map' : http://www.phylotaxis.com/phylotaxis.html (Flash) derived from the Fibonacci Sequence (and closely related to the Golden Ratio) .

Brewster Kahle hopes to realize his 25-year dream of an international book archive : http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/c/a/2005/11/22/MNGQ0FSCCT1.DTL

"Computed Collage" (grid) : http://birthday.yahoo.com/netrospective/

The Seven Wonders of the...
+ Ancient World: Colossus of Rhodes Hanging Gardens of Babylon Mausoleum of Halicarnassus Pharos of Alexandria Pyramids of Giza Statue of Zeus Temple of Artemis
+ Medieval World: Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa Colosseum Great Wall of China Hagia Sophia Leaning Tower of Pisa Porcelain Tower of Nanjing Stonehenge
+ Natural World: Grand Canyon Great Barrier Reef Harbor of Rio de Janeiro Mount Everest Northern Lights Paricutín Volcano Victoria Falls
+ Undersea World: Belize Barrier Reef Deep-Sea Vents Galapagos Islands Great Barrier Reef Lake Baikal Northern Red Sea Palau
+ Modern World: Channel Tunnel CN Tower Empire State Building Golden Gate Bridge Itaipu Dam Delta Works Panama Canal
+ And the New Seven Wonders: Great Wall of China Potala Palace Taj Mahal Roman Colosseum El Castillo Moai Leaning Tower of Pisa Via : http://bbs.keyhole.com/ubb/showthreaded.php/Cat/0/Number/23241/an/0/page/0#23241

17 blogs about "map" : http://www.technorati.com/blogs/map

Pay-per-Call to Enhance Local Search : http://www.searchengineguide.com/bruemmer/006217.html Search Use Still Soaring, Researchers Find... http://nl.internet.com/c.html?rtr=on&s=1,21sg,1,ehwa,hvzv,li07,h2fv

Why a Contest? Contests have been at the core of scientific tradition since the beginning ... http://illusioncontest.neuralcorrelate.com/index.php?module=pagemaster&PAGE_user_op=view_page&PAGE_id=52&MMN_position=25:25

"... I want to realise impossible transplantations in a different way than the cubists, dadaists and surrealists." : http://www.stephanus.com/on_collage.php

"In my writing I am acting as a map maker, an explorer of psychic areas . . . a cosmonaut of inner space, and I see no point in exploring areas that have already been thoroughly surveyed." - William S. Burroughs

"Two important characteristics of maps should be noticed. A map is not the territory it represents, but, if correct, it has a similar structure to the territory, which accounts for its usefulness." - Alfred Korzybski (1879 - 1950) Polish-US scientist (Science and Sanity, p. 58).

"Of great theoretical and practical importance." = Interesting to me. From 'What Scientists really mean when they say things.' : http://people.cs.uchicago.edu/~dinoj/scilies.html

"Seven, come eleven! Jesus needs new shoes!" - God, playing dice with the universe

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