29 May 2006

Commission on Maps and the Internet : http://maps.unomaha.edu/ica/Default.html
First International Joint Workshop on Ubiquitous, Pervasive and Internet Mapping (UPIMap2004)

Hales’s Hexagonal Honeycomb Conjecture : http://www.ams.org/notices/200501/rev-morgan.pdf says that the most efficient (least-perimeter) partition of the plane into equal areas is the regular hexagonal tiling. http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0471086010/qid=1148416224/sr=1-4/ref=sr_1_4/002-5549621-4920045?s=books&v=glance&n=283155

Chicago Neighborhood Map : http://www.bigstickinc.com/chicago3_map_large.html following Chicago 1st Edition and Chicago 2nd Edition Via http://www.mcwetboy.net/maproom/2006/05/mapmaker_gets_cd_from_chicago_schools.phtml

Map publishers turn to history, news and trivia : http://www.asahi.com/english/Herald-asahi/TKY200605200101.html to stave off high-tech rivals.

Using the Moon as a Tool for Discovery Oriented Learning : http://jrscience.wcp.muohio.edu/lab/moonlab.html

Roll-over (Flash) opens relevant text in side-bar (frame?) : http://fusion.sims.berkeley.edu/MusicMaps/

The Big (32") Picture of Informal Learning : http://www.jaycross.com/informal_book/poster.htm Click the section you'd like to examine -- or check out the entire poster (pdf).

"In the eighteenth century, exploration entered a new phase; for the first time explorers were motivated by scientific inquiry rather than greed." : http://www.directionsmedia.net/store-books/?book_id=375

Mapa Grandes = mapa "de las grandes ideas" : http://babelfish.altavista.com/tr?tt=url&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.1-900-870-6235.com%2FeLearning%2FTheGreatIdeas.htm&lp=en_es&lang=&rt=http://www.altavista.com/web/results?itag=ody%3E%C2%A0%3C%2Ftd%3E%3Ctd%3E%0D%0A%20%20%3Cinput%20type%3D&kgs=0&q=ideas%20map

Urban Mapping : http://urbanmapping.com/about/careers.html is interested in hearing from passionate and talented professionals.

"... we need to broaden our definition of what cartography and cartographers actually are these days." : http://www.soc.org.uk/Newsletter/SOC_newsletter_March_2006.pdf

"Time and space - time to be alone, space to move about - these may well become the great scarcities of tomorrow." - Edwin Way Teale
"To seek self-knowledge is to embark on a journey which . . . will always be incomplete, cannot be charted on a map, will never halt, cannot be described." - Douglas R. Hofstadter (Via http://www.ashep.com/archive/loQtus/rand.html )

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