07 February 2006

Mapnik : http://mapnik.org./ isa free Toolkit for developing mapping applications and making beautiful maps. It is easily extensible and suitable for both desktop and web development. More ... Get source! Installation Guide

MagicCube4D : http://www.superliminal.com/cube/cube.htm especially http://www.plunk.org/~hatch/MagicCube4dApplet/)

Cyber history collection and timeline : http://www.tranquileye.com/cyber/ texts and images that represent the history of the Internet, and in particular what used to be called "'Net culture" or "cyberculture."

The Literary Map of Manhattan : http://www.nytimes.com/packages/html/books/20050605_BOOKMAP_GRAPHIC/ Via http://www.nytimes.com/literarymap (for citations to authors, see the expanded listings), and http://www.nytimes.com/2005/06/05/books/review/05RAND01.html?ex=1139461200&en=75a7d8604fa4ec20&ei=5070

AKVIS Enhancer : http://akvis.com/en/enhancer-tutorial/index.php strengthens the difference between adjacent pixels having different color gradations and reveals details within shadowed, overexposed, or mid-tone areas.

Annual International Conference 2006 on 'Global social justice and environmental sustainability' http://www.rgs.org/category.php?Page=ac2006 (30 August - 1st September 2006 at the Royal Geographical Society with IBG, London ) : Includes http://www.unc.edu/~jpickles/ http://monarch.gsu.edu/jcrampton/
http://theirwork.org/wiki/index.php?TheirWork DominicaWilliamson and
EmmetConnolly http://www.research.deakin.edu.au/performance/pubs/reports/database/dynamic/output/person/person.php?person_code=turnbda

Imagining Other Dimensions : http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/elegant/dimensions.html (How about 10-D? )

WAYFINDING IN CYBERSPACE : http://www.interlab.jp/caadria/1998/pdf/83Cheng.pdf Negotiating connections between sites.

Self-Organizing Maps : http://www.english.ucsb.edu/grad/student-pages/jdouglass/coursework/hyperliterature/soms/ A Tourist's Guide to Neural Network (re)Presentation(s).

IEEE InfoViz'05 Interactive Posters : http://infovis.org/infovis/2005/posters.shtml

The Collective Subconscious : http://www.joshspear.com/axs/ax.pl?http://users.design.ucla.edu/%7Ezai/works/2004collectivesubconscious/ is a very interesting installation project at UCLA that "imprints a dynamic collage of reverberating thoughts on public space as people move through it".

AOL search leads to some interesting PeaceMap initiatives including http://www.1-900-870-6235.com/PeaceMap.htm

PeaceMAP - Peace through Music, Art and Poetry is being developed : http://www.uq.edu.au/acpacs/?page=38275&pid=38273 (to establish an identifiable concentration within the conflict resolution field on the central role of creativity and culture in conflict and peacebuilding).

Our cartographic motto: "a strong sense of specificity, even though everything is made up".

"Do not say, 'I follow the one true path of the Spirit,' but rather, 'I have found the Spirit walking on my path', for the Spirit walks on all paths." - Khalil Gibran
"When you focus upon anything at all, it's like a call goes out to every corner of the Universe, summoning ideas, strength, courage, insight, resources, and whatever else is needed to complete the laser beam of your concentration." - The Universe
"My life is my message." - Mahatma Gandhi
"To be is to do." -I. Kant & "To do is to be." -Sartre
"To use a map, you must know where you are." - http://www.lunamorena.net/allquotes.php
"Each entered the forest at a point he, himself, had chosen, where it was darkest and there was no path. If a man does not keep pace with his companions perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music he hears, however measured or far away." - Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) American philosopher & naturalist
"When one sees eternity in things that pass away, then one has pure knowledge." - BHAGAVAD GITA
"I must follow in the path he dictated and that was all there was to it." - Martha Cragun
"I have a map of the United States . . . actual size. It says, "Scale: 1 mile = 1 mile" I spent last summer folding it." - Steven Wright (1955-) Canadian comedian

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