02 December 2005

A great Google Map API hack project : http://richard.jones.name/google-hacks/google-cartography/google-cartography.html

(Tube) Time Map : http://www.oskarlin.com/2005/11/29/time-travel/ ('geo' map, not based on distance). Via : http://www.mcwetboy.net/maproom/

Hexagonal coordinates explained via http://www-cs-students.stanford.edu/~amitp/gameprog.html#hex

Sources of Map Symbols : http://users.erols.com/mwhite28/hiero/maps.htm Many more sources at http://users.erols.com/mwhite28/hiero/index.htm

"Knowledge Visualization" : http://www.pa-linz.ac.at/international/Alert/TNTEE/TNTEE_publication/learn/online/Rugelj.pdf

Nov 28, 2005 will be remembered as a remarkable day of achievement in the open source web mapping community : http://www.dmsolutions.ca/news/letter-11-28-2005.html regarding http://mapserver.gis.umn.edu/gallery.html

http://www.purveslab.net/seeforyourself/ Visual illustions illustrated.

CaveMaps : http://www.utexas.edu/tmm/sponsored_sites/tss/CaveMaps/index.html

A few other people interested in "map-making" : http://canada.tribe.net/template/PeopleSearchResults.vm?action=PeopleSearch&search_type=simple&interest=map%2Bmaking

MoonGoogleMap : http://moon.google.com/ Via http://wiki.litux.org/GoogleMaps

Space Image of the Day Archive : http://www.space.com/imageoftheday/

Sightseeing with Google Satellite Maps :
http://perljam.net/google-satellite-maps/id/1982/Egypt//Cairo/Giza_Pyramids Think of it as armchair sightseeing, now with 5598 destinations.

Jell-O Map of San Francisco : http://www.lizhickok.com/assets/portfolio/pages/01city.html Via http://placemap.mit.edu/press/index.php/taxonomy/maps/

(Unlikey?) start to a multi-billion dollar company : http://www-db.stanford.edu/~sergey/ who woulda thunk it?

Examples of Dada Art : http://www.peak.org/~dadaist/Art/index-artist.html and artists http://www.peak.org/~dadaist/English/Graphics/artists.html Via http://www.peak.org/~dadaist/English/Graphics/index.html

“Of all the senses, trust only the sense of sight”.- Aristotle (ranked sight over hearing)
"Do not mistake activity for achievement." ?
"All that it takes is to stop sucking the finger and go where it POINTS!" - The Book of the SubGenius: The Sacred Teachings of J.R. "Bob" Dobbs, The SubGenius Foundation
"Without the randomness of culture, science becomes dry and predictable, imprisoned in a strict square grid. Without the rational thinking of science, culture quickly teeters towards chaos. Only when science and culture act as peers can harmony be achieved..." - http://www.phylotaxis.com/about.html
"But the only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible." - Clarke's Second Law

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