18 January 2006

Geoserver-based ka-map demo (discussion) : http://www.nabble.com/geoserver-based-ka-map-demo-t828171.html#a2177994

The history of Antarctica’s product, Visual Net, attempts to close that gap by providing a browser-based graphical user interface for shared data : http://www.apple.com/science/profiles/bray/index2.html

Best mapping market development strategy : http://newsletter.directionsmag.com/users/link.php?LinkID=27216&UserID=2661&Newsletter=428&List=1&LinkType=Send Although The Map Network (TMN) developed online maps for the prior two Super Bowl events, this year marks the first time the National Football League (NFL) has collaborated with them.

Google Local for Mobile (http://www.google.com/glm/) : Blackberry users around the world can point their device to a URL to perform an over-the-air installation of the free application and start using Google Maps. Via : http://googlemapsmania.blogspot.com/2006/01/google-maps-blog-buzz-blackberry.htmlia

Maps of Abstractions : http://courses.washington.edu/hypertxt/cgi-bin/ Via : The Semiotic Art of Web Sitemaps : http://courses.washington.edu/hypertxt/cgi-bin/portpan/

PAULA SCHER http://mayastendhalgallery.com/paulaScherPage.html : 'THE MAPS' Big paintings in the form of maps of Europe, North America, Los Angeles and Long Island combine abstraction and eccentric cartography with invigorating, subtly comical verve. Maya Stendhal, http://mayastendhalgallery.com/index.html 545 West 20th Street, (212) 366-1549, through Jan 21. (Johnson) : http://www.nytimes.com/2006/01/12/garden/12paula.html?adxnnl=1&adxnnlx=1137443054-Guf5C/e8FGa3t133yFGVxw "They are not meant to be reliable as maps, but to convey a sense of place that is mediated, and mangled, by Ms. Scher's imagination and by the overload of media-generated information that feeds it." http://www.apple.com/pro/design/scher/index2.html Giant Atlas : http://www.metropolismag.com/cda/story.php?artid=1632 Via http://graphicfacilitation.blogs.com/pages/2005/12/paula_schers_gi.html and http://www.alphachimp.com/clients/2005/12/scher-mapping-new-shores_21.html

Yahoo! Maps Web Services - AJAX API Getting Started Guide : http://developer.yahoo.net/maps/ajax/

SSHRC funds "adventure for the mind" map project : http://www.carleton.ca/duc/newsreleases/2002/cybercart.html $2.6 million in funding to help Canada develop maps that interact with users ... "Just as the paper map was the key to navigation in the age of exploration, the cybermap will be the key to navigation in the information age" - Professor Fraser Taylor at Carleton University http://www.carleton.ca/geography/geography/bios/taylor.html

Icosahedral Pseudoglobes : http://www.progonos.com/furuti/MapProj/Normal/ProjPoly/Foldout/Icosahedron/icosahedron.html Polyhedral Maps : http://www.progonos.com/furuti/MapProj/Normal/ProjPoly/projPoly.html (
Cuboctahedron = 6 squares, 8 triangles in hexagonal 2 dimensional form). Hands-on model building projects : http://britton.disted.camosun.bc.ca/jbpolyhedra.htm

Cross-Domain Proxy : http://ajaxpatterns.org/Cross-Domain_Proxy How can you augment your application with services available elsewhere on the web?

The four colour theorem : http://www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/~history/HistTopics/The_four_colour_theorem.html

Custom Maze maker : http://www.mazes.com/asp-maze/Scouts/

"A Whole New Mind" (book) ; The era of "left brain" dominance, and the Information Age that it engendered, are giving way to a new world in which "right brain" qualities-inventiveness, empathy, meaning-predominate. by http://www.danpink.com/

"Did the Socratic method of philosophical inquiry consist of questioning people on the positions they asserted?" - RW
"For seduction to occur an illusion must intervene and mix up the images; a stroke has to bring disconnected things together, as if in a dream, or suddenly disconnect undivided things" - Baudrillard, Seduction 103
"Go some distance away because the work appears smaller and more of it can be taken in at a glance, and a lack of harmony of proportion is rapidly seen." - Leonardo da Vinci

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