09 January 2006

SuperBowlMap : http://map.mapnetwork.com/superbowl/

Visualizing Time-Series on Spirals : http://www.dgm.informatik.tu-darmstadt.de/pub/spiral.pdf View as HTML

"I think, therefore I can be mapped " : http://analyticjournalism.blogharbor.com/blog/_archives/2005/12/27/1523872.html One of the interesting and most challenging aspects of cartography is that of mapping ideas and their ebb and flow in populations.

The Challenge of Preserving Digital Maps : http://liber-maps.kb.nl/articles/13stenvall.html Via http://liber-maps.kb.nl/intro.htm

FrontPageMap : http://www.newseum.org/todaysfrontpages/flash/ (newspapers nation-wide)

Visual Thinking: Symbolic Ways Of Representing Ideas : http://www.newhorizons.org/strategies/graphic_tools/margulies_3.htm

"Dataland is not a map of the data. It is the data. The nature of the display is "out there," visually self-evident." - Bolt : http://www.w3.org/People/howcome/TEB/www/hwl_th_6.html
Simple steps to designing grid systems : http://www.markboulton.co.uk/journal/comments/five_simple_steps_to_designing_grid_systems_part_5/
Desktop mapping product AditMap ( http://www.adit.co.uk/html/addingmapstoapps.html ) is not just an interactive program for creating maps from a wide variety of sources but it has a callable interface capable of plotting locations, captions, symbols and data values under the control of external programs.

The Meetup (an informal gathering of geeks, investors, entrepreneurs, hackers or anyone who wants to see or show something interesting, is free and open to anyone) : http://www.democracyinaction.org/dia/track.jsp?key=68412273&url_num=1&url=http://newtech.meetup.com/1/

"a new kind of mosaic, called Jigsaw Image Mosaic (JIM), where image tiles of arbitrary shape are used to compose the final picture" : http://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?doid=566654.566633

Latest honour : "Some sites are quietly enthusiastic, some positive in their dedication to their purpose, some quintessentially quirky, and each in its own way exhibits something of that elusive spirit that Bikwil salutes." Via http://www.bikwil.com/LinksScience.html " Stephen Hawking's Interactive Site Map This site will help visitors get an overview of the man and his work. Through its many links it will facilitate further exploration and research. There are lists of published books by and about Stephen Hawking, academic links, physics colloquiums, lectures, a glossary and detailed references to Hawking's own site."

"This is the blog and discussion group for those people passionate about visual thinking" : http://visualthinkingart.blogspot.com/2005/12/join-collective.html

"Men like the internet for the experiences it offers, while women like it for the human connections it promotes." : http://www.pewinternet.org/PPF/r/171/report_display.asp

For http://www.smartgraphics.org/sg04/ I drew this map of the conference -->
Register at http://www.smartgraphics.org/sg06 for the July event. Keywords: augmented reality, animation, artificial intelligence, cognitive science, collaborative environments, computer graphics, fine arts, graphical representation, intelligent virtual environments, smart graphics, vector graphics, virtual reality art.

Creating A Treasure Map : http://innerself.com/Meditation/treasure_11142.htm

Mindmapping software company advertises on blogs : http://www.dmnews.com/cgi-bin/artprevbot.cgi?article_id=35217

Movies http://www.gregglevoy.com/movies.html for every artist / inventor / entrepreneur.

An iconoplast is a person who fashions images,
as opposed to an iconoclast, who destroys them.

"Towering genius disdains a beaten path." - Abraham Lincoln, 1809-1865, Sixteenth President of the USA
"I have not failed, I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work. " - Thomas Edison
"The road leading to a goal does not separate you from the destination; it is essentially a part of it." - Charles DeLint
"The word is not the thing. The map is not the territory. The symbol is nott he thing symbolized." - S.I. Hayakawa
"If they give you ruled paper, write the other way." - ?
"Somewhere there is a map of how it can be done." - Ben Stein
"If you can dream it, you can do it." - Walt Disney (Don't just think about what is possible, think about what might seem nearly impossible, that would require you to grow and move beyond who you currently know yourself to be. Think about what you have always wanted to do or have in your life ... those things that your heart speaks of.)
"Angels whisper to a man when he goes for a walk." - Raymond Inmon
"The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes." - Benjamin Disraeli

"Borders are scratched across the hearts of men
By strangers with a calm, judicial pen,
And when the borders bleed we watch with dread
The lines of ink across the map turn red." - Marya Mannes, Subverse: Rhymes for Our Times, 1959

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