07 December 2005

"Killer Maps : Google, Microsoft, and Yahoo are racing to transform online maps into full-blown browsers", organizing information : http://www.technologyreview.com/articles/05/10/issue/feature_maps.asp

"Maps as Metaphor" : (http://mappa.mundi.net/cartography/Maps/) from Mappa Mundi
General Information about Metaphors : http://umbc7.umbc.edu/~lharris/metalist.htm

AmazonRainforestMaps : http://www.amazonteam.org/surinamemap.html

Christmas Island Map : http://maps.google.com/maps?q=Christmas+Island&ll=-5.965754,113.027344&spn=18.922089,41.748047&t=h&hl=en

Map of Life : http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/3223318.stm "When I look at the new map I can see how complicated it is. But as well as that there is a beauty to it." - Dr John Chant, CuraGen

CubeGlobe : http://www.progonos.com/furuti/MapProj/Normal/ProjPoly/Foldout/Cube/Files/cbGn_pof-bm.pdf

Hailed by The Washington Post as "one of the most intriguing minds in the Western world," James Burke (http://www.1-900-870-6235.com/BurkeMap.htm ) is also a best-selling author and magazine columnist, and he is in wide demand as a speaker on innovation, technology and their social consequences : http://www.gartner.com/research/fellows/asset_60126_1176.jsp (Interview)

Illustion reverses at greater distance (?) : http://www.ianrowland.com/MiscPages/Mrangryandmrscalm.html has something to do with 'low pass' and 'high pass' filters'?

"How to get people to work for free" (Attracting volunteers to your free software project) : http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com/free_issues/issue_09/recruting_people/

"Wildness is not a quality to add to one's nature, but rather that which is left when some unhealthy parts are removed: the drive to drop resistance and join deeply with the universe." - ?
"There's such a fine line between clever and stupid." - This Is Spinal Tap
"There's a fine line between genius and insanity. Cross it!" - Gavriel State
"The Old Fox can learn more from the Young Fool than the Young Fool can ever hope to learn from the Old Fox." - Ho Chi Zen (quoted in Zen Without Zen Masters, Camden Benares)
"Understanding that you're already fabulously wealthy can only make you more so. " -The Universe
"If you're already walking on thin ice, why not dance?" - Gil Atkinson
"Why don’t you write books people can read?" - Nora Joyce, to her husband James (1882-1941)

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