12 April 2006

Critical Cartography and Anarchist Geography : http://www.anarchist-studies.org/article/articleview/115/1/2

Literary Selections on Cartography : http://www.geography.wisc.edu/histcart/broadsht/ including The Map as a Metaphor for Access to Knowledge by Nicholas of Cusa, with Commentary (1998).

Digital Imaging Tutorial : http://www.library.cornell.edu/preservation/tutorial/toc.html

Defining Digital Space Through a Visual Language : http://destech.mit.edu/akilian/newscreens/thesis2000/pdfversion.PDF (interesting thesis).

"People used to think pigeons navigated by the sun, the moon and the stars" : http://news.bbc.co.uk/media/video/39824000/rm/_39824941_pigeon13_bocquet_vi.ram (video).

Popular Mash-Ups : http://www.deitel.com/mashups/MashUpsResourceCenter_PopularMashUps.html (including several based on Yahoo Maps) and music http://www.deitel.com/mashups/MashUpsResourceCenter_TutorialsandMusicMashUps.html

(Activist mapping) http://mondediplo.com/maps/ via 'Confessions of a map-maker' : http://mondediplo.com/2006/04/16mapmaker

Centered hexagonal number : http://united.states.football.league.en.ogarnij.info/en/centered+hexagonal+number 1,7,19,37,61,...

Gingerbreadman Map : http://mathworld.wolfram.com/GingerbreadmanMap.html

TileMap discussion : http://www.xtremevbtalk.com/showthread.php?t=200318 (VB programmers).

Excellent discoveries from this search : http://www.google.ca/search?num=30&hl=en&newwindow=1&safe=off&q=%22visual%20communication%22%20tufte%20canada%20atlas&btnG=Search&meta=

"When you boil it all down, what does a man really need but a good woman and a metaphysical wrangle?" - A&O Film Board
"This principle is so perfectly general that no particular application of it is possible." - G. Polya
"The first principle is that you must not fool yourself-- and you are the easiest person to fool." - Richard Feynman
"Oh come on, anyone can be a mapper!!! Even I can be one!! hang on, I am one..." - Fifth Freedom User
"A PICTURE IS WORTH A THOUSAND WORDS, but it uses up a thousand times the disk space." - ?
"You didn't exactly *miss*," said Pooh. "But you missed the*balloon*." - Pooh

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