14 December 2005

Single Image Google Maps Overlay : http://www.mapdex.org/blog/1/2005/10/Single-Image-Google-Maps-Overlay.cfm

Visual Search Tools : http://www.shambles.net/pages/learning/infolit/vissearch/

"zoomable data-driven map"; see FishEye Menu #2 : http://www.samuelwan.com/downloads/com.samuelwan.eidt/fisheyemenu/FisheyeMenuDemo.html used as (left side) menu here : http://www.dhteumeuleu.com/ DHTML Demos

Internet Mapping with SVG Technology : http://www.uismedia.de/mapview/eng/support/ available for ArcView GIS and ArcGIS.

Learn about the emerging programming technique known as Ajax (Asynchronous JavaScript and XML): http://www.doublecode.com/ajax-examples/

Panorama Creation and Stitching Tools : http://www.uni-wuerzburg.de/mineralogie/palbot/drawing/stitch.html

Dealing with Huge Amounts of Information “Limits of human attention; filtering; searching; broad-catch; information overload (does it exist?); information underload (’everything I know is wrong!’); http://cscs.umich.edu/~crshalizi/notebooks/too-much-information.html Via http://xplane.com/xblog/?cat=59

Refelections on the evolution of AJAX : http://www.adambosworth.net/archives/000044.html and the pitfalls of Ajax applications : http://sourcelabs.com/ajb/archives/2005/05/ajax_mistakes.html and http://swik.net/Ajax/Ajax+Mistakes

Promoting the Art and Science of Mapmaking : http://www.cartography.org.uk/Pages/Links.html

"Overview first, zoom and filter, then details-on-demand." - Ben Shneiderman (human beings extract the global aspects of a scene before perceiving the details of the same) ; http://www.infovis.net/printMag.php?num=176&lang=2

HappyValleyMap : http://www.rjsmith.com/happy_valley_nf.html

Fun, Distorted-Perspective Map Illustration : http://www.birkey.com/maps/funmaps.asp

Scott Paterson (PDpal) latest project: http://artport.whitney.org/commissions/followthrough/ With Follow Through, the artists are inviting visitors to complete the dynamics of the artworks in an experience that goes beyond the mental act of contemplating or interpreting them.

"Pizzazz"; an indefinable dynamic quality, the *je ne sais quoi* of function.

"Paula Scher: The Maps" : http://mayastendhalgallery.com/paulaScherPage.html http://mayastendhalgallery.com/paulaScherArt_00.html ------>
... giant map paintings, despite the fact that they are composed entirely of boundary lines, place names, and information relevant to the identity of their subjects, do not depict any place.

Inspirational map story : http://odt.org/Pictures/mapsmall.mov

The Pentagon's New Map : http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0399151753/qid=1122223093/sr=2-1/ref=pd_bbs_b_2_1/103-0453772-0110243?n=283155

A blog of Flickr image feeds (?) : http://www.squidoo.com/communicationnation/

"Become who you are." - Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900) http://www.tk421.net/quotes/
"Denial ain’t just a river in Egypt." - Mark Twain (1835-1910)
"Ideas are like stars; you will not succeed in touching them with your hands. But like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them you will reach your destiny." - Carl Schurz (1829-1906)
"Destiny is not a matter of change, it is a matter of choice; it is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved." - William Jennings Bryan (1860-1925)

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