03 March 2006

Google Map Hack Tutorials; the first part shows you how to add another map to those you can choose from in your map javascript. The second part provides a Photoshop script that will help you cut up all the thousands of image tiles that will make up your custom map. Via http://www.onnyturf.com/blogs/view_post.php?post_id=22

On the cross-fertilization of geospatial and semantic web technology : http://www.geospatialsemanticweb.com/

Using Google Earth's KML with J2EE : http://cse-mjmcl.cse.bris.ac.uk/blog/2005/07/23/1122076164468.html Via http://cse-mjmcl.cse.bris.ac.uk/blog/

Relaying your favorite NPR headlines : http://www.reverbiage.com/ (using Flash mapping interface).

Tags : http://del.icio.us/TomC/information_visualisation by http://www.tom-carden.co.uk/ Sketchbook at http://www.tom-carden.co.uk/p5/ .

Placing Voices Map : http://brianhouse.net/placingvoices/ by Brian House, is a mobile-sound-blog software which uses the built-in sound recording feature of mobile phones (which is optimized for voice) and MMS messaging to place these (.wav) fragments on a web-accessible map of the city as they occur. Via http://www.turbulence.org/blog/archives/001570.html

GREscoresMap : http://www.flickr.com/photo_zoom.gne?id=99490649&size=o (Via my first Flickr contact rbecks01us http://www.flickr.com/people/13964815@N00/ who "is probably a fan of your photos or wants a bookmark so they can find you again."

Custom Image Makers & Sign Generators : http://www.customsigngenerator.com/ (allows you to change the captions)

"Painting Calligraphy" : http://www.stefanarteni.net/writings/Painting_Calligraphy/Painting_Calligraphy.html by Stefan Arteni.

Nonviolent Direct Action (NVDA) Resources: http://www.uproot.info/onlineresources.htm

"My son, the secret to a good life and happiness is simple. The secret is simply to agree with everyone, and with whatever they say to you." The city man's eyes widened in shock and he stood up, astonished. "THIS is what you tell me the secret of life is?!? I've spent my whole life trying to make everyone happy, I've always avoided argument and conflict, and it's brought me nothing but dissatisfaction, misery, and nobody ever has any respect for me! You're crazy! That's not the secret of happiness--- it doesn't work! You don't know what you're talking about!!" The old sage sheepishly nodded his head in agreement, "Okay, okay.You're right, "he said. "It's really not the secret."

"If we claim that the semiotic universe is structured by self-organized criticality, its geometries should be fractal." - Franco Orsucci
"The more zigzag the way, the deeper the scenery. The winding path approaches the secluded and peaceful place." - Huang Binhong
"Sometimes the road less traveled is less traveled for a reason" - Jerry Seinfeld (American television actor and comedian, b.1954)
"Iocari serio et studiosissime ludere (joking seriously and playing assiduously)." - Marsilio Ficino
"The artist tunes in. The hand thinks and follows the material’s thinking." - Albertina Lourenci
"An eye for an eye eventually leaves the whole world blind." - Mahatma Gandhi
"Few can foresee whither their road will lead them, till they come to its end." - J.R.R. Tolkien quotes (English writer and author of richly inventive epic fantasy The Lord of the Rings, 1892-1973)

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