25 January 2006

FolkMind (Map) : http://folkmind.sourceforge.net/ If the Internet can be considered as the virtual brain that represents the collective intelligence of humanity, then FolkMind is the pictorial representation on the same expressed as a mind map – "Using Wikipedia and the Yahoo API to give structure to flat lists" : http://www.hackdiary.com/archives/000070.html Via : http://www.chiramattel.com/george/blog/2005/10/14/folkmind_a_killer_app_for_the_1.html The brain as a better model for describing the Internet...

Hexagonal Coordinate Systems : http://homepages.inf.ed.ac.uk/rbf/CVonline/LOCAL_COPIES/AV0405/MARTIN/Hex.pdf and http://www.gamedev.net/reference/articles/article1800.asp and http://www.tonypa.pri.ee/tbw/tut01a.html

Package Mapper ( http://packagemapper.com/) shows you a map of your FedEx, USPS, and DHL package routes. Enter a carrier and a tracking number to see your package's progress plotted on the map.

Frappr maps with the most members : http://www.frappr.com/?a=browse&type=member and Most Views , Most Views Today , Recently Changed , Most Shoutouts ...

Have added extensive 6-inch imagery for many parts of the the Google Local database to match the coverage we have in Google Earth, and added two more zoom levels in Google Local's Satellite mode (Now for many areas around the world you can see a lot more detail than you could before, example: see the Statue of Liberty http://local.google.com/local?q=statue+of+liberty&ll=40.689148,-74.044569&spn=0.001688,0.002916&t=k )

NASA Releases Aerial Photography of Area 51 : the Google Maps imagery (http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&q=las+vegas,+nv&btnG=Search&ll=37.249734,-115.824394&spn=0.122979,0.346069&t=h ) that corresponds with the photo shown in the article. Via http://appdomains.slashgeo.org/article.pl?sid=06/01/11/1340218&threshold=-1

A new and improved Toporama is moving to the Atlas of Canada in early 2006 : http://toporama.cits.rncan.gc.ca/toporama_en.html

AlternaTime : http://www2.canisius.edu/~emeryg/time.html (a collection of Timelines on the Web).

'Visual Learning Map' (example) : http://www.pindling.org/Math/College_Algebra/Resource/Reference/Visual_map/Vsual_Learning_Map.html
PULLOUT FROM THE GAZA STRIP (InfoGraphic by the New York Times) : http://www.nytimes.com/packages/html/international/2005_GAZAPULLOUT_GRAPHIC/index.html

Fibonacci Flim-Flam : http://www.lhup.edu/~dsimanek/pseudo/fibonacc.htm (a sceptic's perspective).

JULIE MEHRETU: DRAWING INTO PAINTING (http://www.walkerart.org/archive/2/AF7361E991C363206165.htm ) incorporates the dynamic visual vocabulary of maps, urban-planning grids, and architectural forms as it alternates between historical narratives and fictional landscapes "Along the Border Trail" : http://www.sfcg.org/programmes/macedonia/pdf/karavanbody.pdf

Off the Map; A look into backyard paradises created by visionary artists around the world : http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/offthemap/html/backyard_gallery.php 'Vision is the art of seeing things invisible'.

How to get the nickname "Maps" ; http://www.roadfan.com/maps.html

“Youth is a gift, but old age is a work of art.” - Garson Kanin http://www.avam.org/exhibitions/blessings.html "In no other arena is the good news of aging more gleefully pronounced than in the many global manifestations of late-onset creativity generated by visionary artists aged 60, 70, 80, and far beyond."
"I live in my own little world, but it's ok, they know me here." - ?
"In thy face I see the map of honor, truth, and loyalty." - William Shakespeare
“Often a cold shudder has run through me, and I have asked myself whether I may have not devoted myself to a fantasy." - C. Darwin, Life and Letters, 1887, (Vol. 2, p. 229)

(Check / forward) http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&sll=53.537247,-113.503532&sspn=0.105079,0.234146&hl=en&q=Royal+Glenora+Club,+11160+River+Valley+Rd,+Edmonton,+AB+T5J&btnG=Search&ll=53.534186,-113.527136&spn=0.026272,0.058537&t=h

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