13 January 2006

Maps for the Future: A Discussion : http://www.cfm.ohio-state.edu/~raul/Documents/Maps%20for%20the%20Future-A%20Discussion.pdf or View as HTML new visualization alternatives for geographic data such as incorporation of movement (dynamic objects) combined with still objects, incorporation of sound and other multimedia effects, and multi-dimensional representations (including volumetric and time representations).

GoogleMapsHacks : http://dunck.us/collab/GoogleMapsHacks for Google Maps Tiles; Grabbing and Stitching Tiles , Grabbing and Stitching Tiles with PHP ...+

Custom Map Tile Guide (http://open.atlas.free.fr/GMapsTransparenciesImgOver.php) for figuring out where to position your custom map art relative to Google's tile grid. You can load in your own image, scale it, and position it, and this tool will tell you how much to scale it by, how far to indent it from the first tile it is in, and give you the right x,y, and z values for your upper left tile. (It is perfect for use with Automatic Tile Cutter ; a Photoshop script is excellent when you want to Add Your Own Custom Map. It will slice large images at any zoom level you tell it to, making thousands of image tiles and naming them correctly. ) Via http://www.mapki.com/index.php?title=Knowledge_Base

Ambient Findability : http://books.slashdot.org/books/06/01/02/1748219.shtml?tid=192&tid=6 tracks the journey from simply defining what the author means by findability through a history of man's search for location awareness in both the physical environment and in the cyber world.

Building the Memex Sixty Years Later: http://www.cs.colorado.edu/department/publications/reports/docs/CU-CS-997-05.pdf Trends and Directions in Personal Knowledge Bases

(Conceptual Tempo or) Impulsivity/Reflectivity : http://faculty.mdc.edu/jmcnair/Joe13pages/conceptual_tempo_and_learning_di.htm

RunningRoomMap : http://www3.telus.net/public/dfolster/Route%20Maps/16%20KM%20Kinsmen%20Laurier%20RVR.pdf

ClustrMaps+ visualization of site visits : http://clustrmaps.com/counter/maps.php?url=http://clustrmaps.com

Information mapping : http://weblog.infoworld.com/udell/2003/01/15.html

The Way of Significant Innovation: When Gutenberg Became Nonlinear : http://naweb.unb.ca/proceedings/2001/P9Rueda.htm

Atlas of Nanotechnology: http://nanosense.org/documents/nanoed05/AtlasOfNanotechnology.pdf (is a compilation of six topic maps).

Great "GIS" Intro / Overview : http://erg.usgs.gov/isb/pubs/gis_poster/#what

Problems in Navigating Online Help: Clues from User Search Patterns : http://www.winwriters.com/articles/navigation/index.html

How To Become A Hacker : http://www.catb.org/~esr/faqs/hacker-howto.html

"Not to be used for navigation." Map on Napkin (Wins 3rd Place in Label Contest) : http://www.allpointsblog.com/archives/991-Map-on-Napkin-Wins-3rd-Place-in-Label-Contest.html attempts to show how fear of lawsuits is making for some "wacky" labels.

Large-Scale Historic Photo Murals Custom Project : http://www.tilecanvases.com/bway.htm using 'Tile Canvases' .

How-To: Make your own photo mosaics : http://www.spurl.net/saved/saved_4838_1103417107.htm

"...the principle of collage is the central principle of all art in the 20th century." - Donald Barthelme (1931-1989)
"A great teacher never strives to explain his vision. He simply invites you to stand beside him and see for yourself." - Raymond Inmon

"The books one reads in childhood, and perhaps most of all the bad and good bad books, create in one's mind a sort of false map of the world, a series of fabulous countries into which one can retreat at odd moments throughout the rest of life, and which in some cases can survive a visit to the real countries which they are supposed to represent." - George Orwell
"Form without content is not a hand, just an empty glove full of air." - W.Kandinsky (1866-1944)
"The big ideas almost never seem like big ideas, at first. So be on the lookout for little ideas, that seem kind of ho- hum; ain't no big 'thang', kind of ideas." - The Universe

"In theory, theory and practice are the same. In practice, they're not." - ?
"To see a world in a grain of sand And a heaven in a wild flower, Hold infinity in the palm of your hand And eternity in an hour." - William Blake, "Auguries of Innocence"
"There are very few humans who receive the truth, complete and staggering, by instant illumination. Most of them acquire it fragment by fragment. On a small scale, by successive developments cellularly, like a laborious mosiac." -Anais Nin
Images store knowledge. I see what I believe is there." - http://users.rcn.com/napier.interport/barbie/barbie.html

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