01 December 2005

"The Magic Lens Interface Project" : http://www2.parc.com/istl/projects/MagicLenses/ See example working at http://www.multimap.com/map/photo.cgi?client=public&X=529000&Y=179500&width=700&height=410&gride=529090&gridn=179645&srec=0&coordsys=gb&db=pc&pc=&zm=0&out.x=9&out.y=9&scale=10000 Much better than Google Hybrid view (?)
It uses something like this DynAPI : http://sourceforge.net/projects/dynapi/ described at http://dynapi.sourceforge.net/

"Information Cartography: Using GIS for Visualizing Non-Spatial Data" - L. John Old http://www.dcs.napier.ac.uk/~cs171/LJOld/papers/InformationCartographyESRI.pdf

GUI Layering (examples) in the 3 mapping systems: Google Maps, MSN Virtual Earth, and Yahoo Maps via http://www.stratav.com/HyperMapAtlas.html

Pre-cursor to GoogleMaps (?) : http://www.tydac.ch/download/MapServer_for_Dummies.pdf (rant-ish)

FUTURE INTERFACES : http://www.headmap.org/archives/cat_future_interfaces.html (might be timely now?)

The Fool's Cap World Map : http://academic.emporia.edu/aberjame/map/h_map/h_map13.jpg Via http://academic.emporia.edu/aberjame/map/h_map/h_map.htm Brief History of Mapsand Cartography

"Metaphor in Diagrams" (Alan Blackwell
Unpublished PhD Thesis, University of Cambridge) : http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/~afb21/publications/thesis/

Typical 'time line' presentations : http://www.ias.edu/SpFeatures/einstein/ae-p2.php , http://olc.spsd.sk.ca/DE/Saskatchewan100/1945.html

UniverseMap (/TimeLine) : http://imagine.gsfc.nasa.gov/Images/map/history.gif very 'brief'.

Never forget the location of that awesome place again. Bookmark it on : http://www.beenmapped.com/

Exploring Maps is an interdisciplinary set of materials on mapping : http://interactive2.usgs.gov/learningweb/teachers/exploremaps.htm

Owning ideas; The boom in the intellectual property market will not reap rewards for us all : http://www.guardian.co.uk/comment/story/0,3604,1646125,00.html Via http://www.masternewmedia.org/news/2005/11/21/intellectual_property_the_patenting_of.htm
"The miniscule opens up an entire world. Miniature is one of the refuges of greatness." - Gaston Bachelard
"Content is to be dissolved so completely into form that the work of art or literature cannot be reduced in whole or in part to anything not itself." : ("Avant-Garde and Kitsch", p. 6, in Greenberg, Art and Culture, Boston: Beacon Press, 1961).
"It is almost a miracle that modern teaching methods have not yet entirely strangled the holy curiosity of inquiry; for what this delicate little plant needs more than anything, besides stimulation, is freedom." - Einstein
"How we remember, what we remember, and why we remember form the most personal map of our individuality." - Christina Baldwin
"He who knows that enough is enough will always have enough." - Tao Te Ching 46
"I don't mind going anywhere as long as it's an interesting path." - ?
"They can't stop us: we're on a mission from God!" - "The Blues Brothers"
"The aspects of things that are most important for us are hidden because of their simplicity and familiarity." - Ludwig Wittgenstein.

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