10 February 2006

'How far is it?' : http://www.indo.com/distance/index.html calculates the distance between locations (as the crow flies). It also provides a map showing the two places, using the Xerox PARC Map Server. Via http://www.milkandcookies.com/search.php

Stamps : http://craftsrv1.epfl.ch/research/stamps/ Another map annotation tool and research project.

History TimeLine : http://www.euboia.org/history/ (Gantt chart style).

"Dimensionality" links : http://www.psyche.com/psyche/links/psyches_links_1page.html#DIMENSIONALITY

Syntactic Theory of Visual Communication : http://commfaculty.fullerton.edu/lester/writings/viscomtheory.html

Hypermedia Berlin : http://www.vectorsjournal.org/index.php?page=7&projectId=60 a series of layered maps of Berlin that not only chronicle the evolution and dissolution of the city's districts, architectural landmarks and boundaries through multiple chronologies, but that also reflect the city through diverging ideological lenses.

Thinking With Hexagons : http://www.idonresources.com/manual.html Turn common square-grid algorithms into hex-grid algorithms : http://www-cs-students.stanford.edu/~amitp/gameprog.html#hex

Thoughts on Ajax/Atlas : http://blogs.imason.com/scott.howlett/archive/2006/02/01/2957.aspx

(Philosophical) 'drawing the line': http://www.ashladle.org/archives/000209.html topic: maps & place (http://www.magpienest.org/scgi-bin/wiki.pl?MapsAndPlace).

J B HARLEY RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS IN THE HISTORY OF CARTOGRAPHY : http://www.maphistory.info/harlflws.html

Spatial learning and memory are located in different parts of the brain. The parietal lobe is important in navigation. The hippocampus is critical for navigation, while the prefrontal cortex supports decision-making ability. : http://learn.sahs.uth.tmc.edu/prototype_2002/pdf/Of%20Mars%20Student.pdf.

Interesting mapping endeavour : ORVAÑANOS, Domingo. Ensayo de geografía médica y climatología de la República Mexicana. Atlas. Mexico: Oficina Tip. de la Secretaría de Fomento, 1889. 45 unattributed full-color lithograph maps relating to diet, water, fever, medical conditions (such as deafness). Folio. Palau 206300.

HIERARCHIES AND MORE HIERARCHIES : http://www.enotalone.com/article/4809.html The Foundations of Aristotle's Thought

"My own words are not the medicine, but a prescription; not the destination, but a map to help you reach it." - Lao Tzu (c.604-531 B.C.) Chinese philosopher & mystic, founder of Taoism from The Hua Hu Ching, (30)
"Standing on what too long we bore With shoulders bent and downcast eyes, We may discern — unseen before, A path to higher destinies." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882) American poet from The Ladder of Saint Augustine.
"I delight in photographs. I delight in words. I delight in mixing both to see what happens if they blend." - Minor White, photographer
"Be not simply good; be good for something." - Thoreau
"If error is corrected whenever it is recognized as such, the path of error is the path of truth. " - Hans Reichenbach
"The sweetest and most inoffensive path of life leads through the avenues of science and learning; and whoever can either remove any obstruction in this way, or open up any new prospect, ought, so far, to be esteemed a benefactor to mankind." - David Hume (1711-1776) Scottish philosopher & historian

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