31 August 2007

Visual Search : http://www.pigeon.psy.tufts.edu/avc/pblough/SEARCH.HTM#visual

(An Information Systems Analysis of) Mind, Knowledge,'the World' and Holistic Science

National Land and Water Information Service (NLWIS ) : Via

Boost Your Wi-Fi Signal : http://askbobrankin.com/boost_your_wifi_signal.html

Eyebeam's Winter 2008 Call for Residents

Simpsons' Zoom --------------->>>>>>>>>>>>

In the Matrix, which pill would you take, the red or the blue?

"Prejudice squints when it looks and lies when it talks." - Duchess Abrantes Via
"Be bold. If you're going to make an error, make a doozy, and don't be afraid to hit the ball." - Billie Jean King
"Only by unlearning comes Wisdom." - James Russell Lowell, The Parting of the Ways, 1849
"Plan the celebration now. Sweep the floor. Clean the slate. Pick a date. Window shop, buy a few things, go out on a limb. Rearrange the furniture, pick some flowers, take some time off. Not necessarily because the tipping point has been reached... but because this is how you reach it." - The Universe
"Quote me as saying I was mis-quoted." - Groucho Marx

30 August 2007

Create a Map Mashup with Oracle Spatial (with the Google Maps API)


(Parody) Maps - Miss West Carolina? speaks out

French Art Influences Map

HOW A LITTLE MAP MAKES THE DIFFERENCE : http://www.innovationsinnewspapers.com/index.php/2007/08/26/a-little-map-makes-a-great-difference/

The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci : http://interconnected.org/home/more/davinci/index.html Volume I table of contents Via

(Creative journal) Candy Issue 3 (pdf) "The TechnoLogic Issue" Via

(Definition) "VJing" ; the action of mixing visuals in a live/performance environment. Via : http://www.vjtheory.net/

Bookmark MindMap : http://www.kylemulka.com/freemind/?file=delicious.mm

Periodic weekend visitor from Who Owns to http://greatmap.blogspot.com/2006_05_01_archive.html

About a 100 views via http://www.stumbleupon.com/refer.php?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.1-900-870-6235.com%2F

"All colors will agree in the dark." - Francis Bacon
"If everything was either/or, there'd be little room for more, more, more." - The Universe
"I work very hard. But I love what I do. So I don't begrudge doing it. Ever." - Sting
"Supposing is good, but finding out is better." - Mark Twain
"The work of art for him who can see is a mirror which reflects the artist’s soul." - Paul Gauguin

29 August 2007

Evaluation of the Selectivity of Visual Variables ( PDF) cartographic researches focusing on the perceptual properties of visual variables.

Tessellation folded it into an Octahedron : http://www.tessellations.org/solidstuff1.htm (showing one facet on each side)

Raleigh Puts Crime Info on Maps; People Show Concern (addition of crime information prompted citizens to realize how much information about them is on the Web mapping site).

(Click on 'Related Video) Miss Teen's Geography 101 Farce Via

Wikipedia Scanner : http://wikiscanner.virgil.gr/ offers users a searchable database that ties millions of anonymous Wikipedia edits to the associated block of internet IP addresses. Via

Flickr screen saver : http://cellardoorsw.com/?page_id=4 (shows images by: User - Favorites, Set, Tags, Everyone - Tags, Recent, Interestingness ...) does OpenGL fading and zooming and is easy on the eyes. For tag ideas, see: http://flickr.com/photos/tags/To explore see: http://flickr.com/explore/ .

Fractal Dragons

Art kinda like my

Everyman (a short play of some 900 line) portrays a complacent Everyman who is informed by Death of his approaching end...The play makes its grim point that we can take with us from this world nothing that we have received, only what we have given.

"Strange as it seems, my life is based on a true story." - Ashleigh Brilliant
"Whether I was in a slump or feeling badly or having trouble off the field, the only thing to do was keep swinging." - Hank Aaron
"There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others." - Niccolo Machiavelli Via
"We don't receive wisdom; we must discover it for ourselves after a journey that no one can take for us or spare us." - Marcel Proust
"God bless us everyone!" said Tiny Tim, the last of all." - Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol

28 August 2007

Theory of Visual Gestalt Perception : Hierarchy and Interactions of Visual Functions

Detailed star sky map : http://sky-map.org/


WestBankSoilMap Via Economics of Biodiversity in Palestine

Tools for the Imagination Phase : http://www.directedcreativity.com/pages/ToolsImagine.html

Blogs and web sites of interest to independent game developers

Why Mahalo, TechMeme, and Facebook are going to kick Google's butt in four years, Scobleizer

In a new trademark dispute, Google Inc. finds the shoe is on the other foot.

Wassily Kandinsky : The path to abstraction

Great Pyramid has Golden Geometry of the Golden Mean. (What does it look like? What are its Purposes?)

Calculate your REAL age (as opposed your biological age) : http://www.wservernews.com/CHVDHS/070827-Age-Calculator

"Leave undone whatever you hesitate to do." - Yoshida Kenko
"Every day you miss playing or practicing is one day longer it takes to be good." - Ben Hogan
"Remain steadfast... and one day you will build something that endures; something worthy of your potential." - Epicurus Via
"In all cases we must invest our total identity into the activity if we are to find the magic it may hold for us." - Harry Bauer
"Miracles are not in contradiction TO nature. They are only in contradiction to what we know OF nature." - St. August

27 August 2007

Flickrvision : http://www.flickrvision.com/ shows the most recently uploaded photos from around the world in real-time on a map (combining Flickr’s API with Google Maps). Via

(Interactive) IntellectSpace Knowledge Map : http://fn.intellectspace.com/ispace/GuestMonitor.aspx?id=83d58f6b-2fe9-4e35-a28e-129f17543337 (Internet Explorer browsers only) Via

Mapping Ideas Via : Contexts for Exploring Visual and Verbal Texts

Mapping the beauty of cows

Information Science Domains

'Remix' Defined : http://remixtheory.net/?page_id=3

Searching for an under-appreciated artist (Jean Dubuffet)

McDonald’s chose to use nutrient visuals rather than words (because visuals can universally communicate concepts without language).

Now linked here : http://alsurdelbravo.blogspot.com/

(NET-72-14-224-0-1) : Google Corporate IT

"Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist but you have ceased to live." - Unknown "You are here for no other purpose than to realize your inner divinity and manifest your innate enlightenment. Foster peace in your own life and then apply the Art to all that you encounter." - Morihei Ueshiba
"I wondered why the basketball kept getting bigger, and then it hit me." - Yarns
"There are always islands of self-sufficient order where sensible people manage to live relatively lusty and decent lives: as moral as they must be, as free as they may be, and as masterly as they can be." - Erik Erickson
"Try not. Do or do not. There is no try." - Yoda (The Empire Strikes Back)

24 August 2007

Maps-of-War : http://www.mapsofwar.com/library.html presents a special list of the best multimedia war maps from across the world wide web.

The Concept of Higher Dimensional Space : http://www.jcrystal.com/steffenweber/qc.html

The Great Web Wall is a Web site where you can draw whatever you would like on a giant scrolling image /virtual wall that consists of 1,000,000,000 parts.

Map of Science : http://www.didi.com/brad/mapOfScience/ was constructed by sorting roughly 800,000 scientific papers into 776 different scientific paradigms, based on how often the papers were cited together by authors of other papers. Via

http://www.biblemap.org/ Blog

Stroller Day Trips : http://www.bugaboodaytrips.com/ Via

Multi-level hex mapping method : http://www.freepatentsonline.com/20050035964.html

An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Traditional Symbols tells us that the hexagram is affiliated with the "Chinese occult symbol of yin (sic) and yang.

Like Geographic Information Systems, Elizabeth Bishop's poem "The Map" attempts to give its audience a new way of understanding the people and places on the earth's surface—only Bishop uses the language of poetry to represent the earth.

"If you love life, life will love you back." - Artur Rubinstein
"The universe is not made of atoms, it is made of stories." - Muriel Ruykeser
"Sometimes holding on makes you stronger; sometimes its letting go." - Unknown
"G: "If we do happen to step on a mine, Sir, what do we do? " "EB: "Normal procedure, Lieutenant, is to jump 200 feet in the air and scatter oneself over a wide area." - Somewhere in No Land, BA4
"Learn to understand first, and to be understood second." - Beca Lewis Via

23 August 2007

YouTube-style Embeddable Maps : http://google-latlong.blogspot.com/2007/08/youtube-style-embeddable-maps_21.html Via

Charting New Territory (PDF) - View as HTML discuss the launch of online mapping tools provider Maphub .

Open Source web Operating System : http://www.eyeos.org/

(Map) Louisiana Purchase Via

An Atlas of Radical Cartography pairs artists, architects, designers, and collectives with writers to explore the map's role as political agent. These 10 mapping projects and critical essays take on social and political issues from globalization to garbage. Via

(In Geometry) A map associates to each element in one set a unique element in another set.

Peer-to-Patent : http://www.peertopatent.org/ opens the patent examination process to public participation for the first time. Blog

Banff New Media Institute (locative media) Residency

Right ways of working with the left brain : http://www.innovationtools.com/Articles/ArticleDetails.asp?a=273

(Wondering about your own attraction to data visualization) “is it the attention to superficial decoration, a creative design approach to visualization, the desire to merge beauty & functionality, or a general lack of effective information communication?” - infosthetics blog Via

"You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them." - Michael Jordan
"Sacred cows make the best hamburger." - Mark Twain
"Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer too much, because they live in the gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat." - Theodore Roosevelt
"The beginning is the most important part of the work." - Plato
"The best way out is through." - Robert Frost

22 August 2007

AtlasFLASH and AtlasSVG : http://www.abmaps.com/aboutus/technology.asp are the latest technologies that enables online interactive vector maps using Macromedia Flash® or SVG Player over the Internet/Intranet.

Google’s “My Maps” (Examples discussed)

'Flocking behaviours' (and the code or math behind it), watch the Quicktime for a different image here.

Second Life movie (if you do not have the time in your first life to sign up and explore this exciting virtual world). Via

Facebook example profile (of Chairperson, BCS Electronic Publishing Specialist Group)

Education Stakeholder Map (Others)

The Rise of the Individual (From the Renaissance to the Enlightenment)

War Without End : global war against terror from a British (aka American) perspective

(Creative genius) William A. Dreyer, Ph.D.,California Institute of Technology, inventor of the first automated protein sequencer (a highly innovative visual thinker).

World Puzzle Championship : http://wpc.puzzles.com/

Jumpcut : Start making movies right away by uploading your favorite video clips, photos and audio right from your computer or digital camera (or find shared stuff to use in your own movies). With Jumpcut you can also edit your clips together to tell a story.

An ancient bookmark that some people keep using

"The most important thing in the programming language is the name. A language will not succeed without a good name. I have recently invented a very good name and now I am looking for a suitable language." - D. E. Knuth, 1967
"If you aren't sure about something, that alone, has meaning. Honor uncertainty; it's the seed from which all-knowingness comes. Give it time." - The Universe
"Wisdom begins with wonder." - Socrates
"Do all the good you can, By all the means you can, In all the ways you can, In all the places you can, At all the times you can, To all the people you can, As long as ever you can." - John Wesley 1703-1791
"Remember that a kick in the ass is a step forward." - Unknown

21 August 2007

Clusterball : http://www.chrisharrison.net/projects/clusterball/index.html visualization of the three levels of of wikipedia. Examples; Medicine, Physics (see movie). Via http://bgnonline.blogspot.com/2007/08/new-visualizations.html

Open-Source Software Gains Foothold (Users can tailor applications to fit their needs).

Four Slide Sales Pitch: Final Entries "to see how well you can sell yourself in four (4) picture-only slides. No audio, no video, no hyperlinks, no multimedia miscellany. Just pictures and text."

Slideshow of different roadsign typefaces. Via

Watermark Descriptors

Book Maps : is a map of places found in Tolstoy’s War and Peace as visualized in Google Book Search.

Tesselation Fractal Method : http://www.tessellations.org/fractal-ex1-6.htm

The Personalized Google Experience > Web History

Korean Community Mural by the artist Attila Szanyi (www.myspace.com/attilavision) is set to begin this month. Via

Correspondent inference theory : says that people infer the motives of an actor based on the consequences of the action. Via

"There is a time in the life of every problem when it is big enough to see, yet small enough to solve." - Mike Leavitt
"Time's fun when you're having flies." - Kermit the Frog
"By following our passion, we will tap into the energy God gives us to serve our purpose." - Betty J. Eadi
"Always try to do things in chronological order; it's less confusing that way." - Unknown
"You come with nothing. You die with nothing. What have you lost? Nothing!" - Monty Python

20 August 2007

(Map of) What people around the world are buying online right now : http://www.thisnext.com/activity/map/ Via

Listen to an interview about the uses of Mind Mapping.

(Video) SketchMap demo (02:53 )

(Workshop) The calligrapher as cartographer : an introduction to the art of map making

Mashup Genres And Technologies

Bringing images together for montage : http://www.graphic-design.com/Photoshop/montage/index.html Via

Flexagon folding and more

Chinese Contemporary Art Map : http://chinesecontemporaryartmap.com/ has the aim to make an actual record of the prominent Contemporary art creation in China and outside the mainland during the last twenty years.

Satellite Map Mural

131 blog reactions to Great Map : http://www.technorati.com/blogs/greatmap.blogspot.com?reactions

"We are what we pretend to be." - Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
"Your work is to discover your work, and then with all your heart to give yourself to it." - Buddha
"I once had a dream that didn't come true; until I realized it wasn't too late to dream something better." - The Universe
"My opinions may have changed, but not the fact that I am right." - Ashleigh Brilliant Via
"Boldness has genius, power and magic. Engage, and the mind grows heated. Begin, and the work will be completed." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

17 August 2007

G.Projector : http://www.giss.nasa.gov/tools/gprojector/ is a Java application which allows you to explore a large collection of global map projections.

The Realistic View of Knowledge : http://metafysica.nl/knowledge.html

(Visualization) Co-Occurrences of Names in the New Testament

E-learning and the Power of Images

Easy way to get photos off your computer and share them on the web.

(Philosophy) The Path of No-path ('88)

A guided tour through HP's original garage

StumbleUpon to discover great websites, Get the Toolbar (works with both Internet Explorer and Firefox). Rate, review and share the great sites you find. Keep an online history of the things you've Stumbled.

Someone in Turkey(?) specifically looking for my project.

Example of web jetsam from forever ago.

Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Turn Into (and the first one I ever heard from them).

ArtWorks (Information, Visualization and Phenomena)

'Plan B' searchers regularly getting there via 'Flag on Moon'

"I think that all right-thinking people in this country are sick and tired of being told that ordinary, decent people are fed up in this country with being sick and tired. I'm certainly not! But I'm sick and tired of being told that I am!" - Monty Python
"What can go from there to here by disappearing, and from here to there by appearing?" - Yarns
"Most people don't start what they want to start because they think their simple, little efforts won't even dent the mountain they wish to move." - The Universe
"The future isn't what it used to be." - Variously ascribed
"Non Plus Ultra" — "Nothing more beyond" - Roman mythology (allegedly inscribed in the Pillars of Hercules near the Straits of Gibralter representing a boundary of the known world and served as a warning to sailors and travellers to venture no further).

16 August 2007

Zomit is a generic package for developing zooming user interfaces (ZUIs) that can aid in navigating large information spaces, using a focus+context method. Via

(Earn commission revenue as) Geohana : http://www.bigtribe.com./publisher_landing.jsp provides local search, maps, reservations and geo-targeted advertising (customized by you and synchronized with your content).

Patent Statistics Reports Available For Viewing

(Headshot video) "Internet Navigation... no map, no point" : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6TW1xFbDsqs rant by this guy http://www.inmendham.com/dng/

The social network grid : http://my.mashable.com/links/network

An era is coming to an end, with Adobe's recent announcement that they will no discontinue development on Authorware, one of the original e-Learning and CBT authoring systems.

http://www.galleryofmapprojections.com/ Map Projections (B/W PDF Graphics Optimized for 'PRINTING' from the Browser).

(Kicked) Out Of Google Search Results (?)

General Services Administration linked directly to http://www.1-900-870-6235.com/eLearning/LibraryMap.htm
Interesting 'Non-Geographic Mapping' search

(Video) Speed painting : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OIJtKxdRQzY

From http://greatmap.blogspot.com/2006_07_01_archive.html Who Owns checked out (on 8/15/2007);
11:37:49 PM http://www.1-900-870-6235.com/
11:39:23 PM http://www.1-900-870-6235.com/SearchMap.htm
11:41:43 PM http://www.1-900-870-6235.com/HawkingMap.htm
11:42:58 PM http://www.1-900-870-6235.com/KnowledgeMap.htm

"Writing about maps is like dancing about architecture."- R.B. Wild
"Raise your sights and broaden your steps. Because doing one without the other is the same as doing neither." - The Universe
"Never complain, never explain." - Benjamin Disraeli
"I have lived on the lip of insanity, wanting to know reasons, knocking on a door. It opens. I've been knocking from the inside!" - Rumi Via
"Sorry, but my karma just ran over your dogma." - Unknown

15 August 2007

IBM’s Alphaworks : http://services.alphaworks.ibm.com/manyeyes/app is like Flickr for information visualizations. Examples Via

(Map) All About Mind Mapping : Via http://www.nova-mind.com/AboutMM/

Chaotic TubeMap

(When?) Has history (not?) been tampered with?

The Internal Structure of Crystals

Art & Science Collaborations : http://www.asci.org/index2.php?artikel=907

Great MapLiked it Stumbled upon again on Aug 8, 5:48pm 1 review blogs, maps, cartography http://www.stumbleupon.com/url/greatmap.blogspot.com/

American Geographical Society Library Digital Map Collection

The mind map keeps you from dwelling too much on any one thought.

Professor Thomas Homer-Dixon, Chair in Peace and Conflict Studies, U.of T., author of best-seller, The Ingenuity Gap : http://www.trudeaucentre.ca/faculty-profthomerdixon.html

Iconographic Moche imagery

Smile exercises

"I'm watching some men building a new house. And the guy hammering on the roof calls me a paranoid little weirdo. In Morse code." - Emo Philips
"A Fairy Tale; One day, long, long ago, there was this woman who unusually, did not whine, nag, and bitch... But this was a long time ago... and it was just ONE day. The End." - Basil Barnes
"Work is love made visible." - Kahlil Gibran
"Very often when tides start turning, great gears begin shifting, and gusting winds start blowing (at the onset of a really wonderful dream's alignment with your present life), there is commotion, unpredictability, even turmoil...the storm before the calm." - The Universe
"Believe me, you are closer to the truth now than you will ever be again. Do not let 'practical' men tell you that you should surrender your ideals because they are impractical." - Robert M. Hutchins’ Address to the Graduating Class, University of Chicago, 1935

14 August 2007

Exploring solutions to problems in the visual expression of concepts and data in science and engineering : http://www.imageandmeaning.org/

BRAND DIMENSION HIERARCHY (PDF) - View as HTML (Perceptual Mapping Arizona)

(Concept Map) Large Public Display : http://eipib.rockt-aachen.de/ Project

Timeline : http://simile.mit.edu/timeline/ is a DHTML-based AJAXy widget for visualizing time-based events. So is http://simile.mit.edu/timeplot/ Via

This Infographic similar to MapMeeting Via

Collection of Pixel Art Sites : http://www.squidoo.com/pixelart/

Palestine: a policy of deliberate blindness

Online MapArt sales

This cover tune is not as good as the original (YYY's)

TobiLytle rated (5 months ago) http://www.1-900-870-6235.com/ "interesting. intelligent. uncommonly helpful to learning minds". 1 review mind-maps, internet

"Sometimes I feel like I'm seeing it all at once, and it's too much, my heart fills up like a balloon that's about to burst... And then I remember to relax, and stop trying to hold on to it, and then it flows through me like rain and I can't feel anything but gratitude for every single moment of my stupid little life..." - Lester / American Beauty
"Keep me away from the wisdom which does not cry, the philosophy which does not laugh, and the greatness which does not bow before children." - Kahlil Gibran
"Never get into an argument with a schizophrenic person and say, 'Who do you think you are?'" - Ray Combs
"Some cause happiness wherever they go; others, whenever they go." - Oscar Wilde
"Too much enlightenment is like too much food… When you exceed the limit of assimilation, all is wasted." - Life in my Fathers House Via

13 August 2007

The Basketball Court As a Map (PDF) - View as HTML (Learning about geography).

(Summary) History of Cartography : http://www.answers.com/topic/history-of-cartography

MediaRelations 101

MapPage : http://www.uberry.com/pijkl/PL.jpg

(Year 1000) History Map of Europe : http://www.euratlas.com/history_europe/europe_map_1000.html

Cabre's Visualise, Organise & Publish with Mindjet MindManager club at Ecademy.

Zoomquilt II : the never-ending Flash loop (follow up). Via

Floating 3D Cube Optical Illusion Video.

Canada Takes on Russia in Race for North Pole

The world’s leading resource for Adobe® Photoshop® education, training, and news : http://www.photoshopuser.com/

Digital Artist (ImageKind fan)

"There is a time for departure even when there's no certain place to go." - Tennessee Williams
"Feet, what do I need you for when I have wings to fly?" - Frida Kahlo
"It is only when we realize that life is taking us nowhere that it begins to have meaning." - P.D. Ouspensky
"With an eye made quiet by the power of harmony, and the deep power of joy, we see into the life of things." - William Wordsworth
"The sage does not attempt anything very big, and thus achieves greatness." - Lao Tsu (Tao Te Ching 63)

10 August 2007

The Strangest Sights in Google Earth : Badlands Guardian, Giant Bunny, Crop Circles Oprah maze, Military Secrets, Hi-res Beach African Water Break, Impossible Auto, Elephants on the move Virtual Sight-seeing, Big Advertising, Airplanes in Flight Shipwreck, Caught as it happens, Map Mysteries Via

Collection of handdrawn maps

(Maps) The Ancient World index of places

"...war teaches us much about geography..."

Photovido (Shareware) - produces AVI/WMV/MPG files from a sequence of images and audio files (multiple files at different resolutions from the same project). Automatically adjust frame durations to suit accompanying soundtrack.

(Video) Escher Stairs

Kandinsky drawing illustrative of 'Data on the Web' (From relations to semi-structured data and XML)?

Toronto Public Labyrinth Via http://www.labyrinthnetwork.ca/

Canada Takes on Russia in Race for North Pole

Blog still being mirrored using pkblogs free Blog Gateway (providing unblocked access in India, Pakistan, Iran, and China?).

Repeat visitor Who Owns

http://www.mindjet.com/us/sitemap/index.php ------->>>>

"How do I work? I grope." - Albert Einstein
"Limitations and even constrictions may be vital to creativity." - David Masello, Writer on architecture and urban design
"Great talents ripen late; the highest notes are hard to hear." - Lao Tsu (Tao Te Ching 41) Via
"Why do you sit there looking like an envelope without any address on it?" - Mark Twain
"Without error, there is no brilliancy." - Emanuel Lasker

09 August 2007

RGS-IBG Annual Conference 2007 - Update August

Geometry of Partial Cubes (PDF) - HTML (isometric hypercube .... projects onto hex lattice).

Brain Maps : http://bibliodyssey.blogspot.com/2006/11/brain-maps.html

Manipulation and Exploration of Semantic Web Knowledge (PDF) - Version HTML

Document Visualization : http://www.itl.nist.gov/iaui/vvrg/emorse/papers/soa/DocumentVisualization.htm ('98)

comapping.com online mind-mapping tool

The Theory of Relativity mind mapped Via

Flags by Colours : http://shaheeilyas.com/flags/ (Each sector of these piecharts is proportional to the area of the colour on the respective flag).

BusinessSummaries.com releases Mind Maps of Books

ArtFlock.com : http://www.artflock.com/freefolio/ is a dedicated website for promoting and selling your originals (not prints of) artwork. Via

Added to; http://del.icio.us/w.renden/dailynews?page=2 (most popular tags: 29maps , 19visualization , 16blog , 15design , 15map , 10mapping )

(Definition) ' DILLAGE' = digital collage

"Follow that will and that way which experience confirms to be your own." - Carl Jung
"Being in the right place at the right time, isn't something you can force. It just happens when you keep busy. Effortlessly." - The Universe
"Do not exhaust all combinations on one canvas." - John F. Carlson
"There exist certain individuals who are, by nature, given purely to contemplation and are utterly unsuited to action, and who, nevertheless, under a mysterious and unknown impulse, sometimes act with a speed which they themselves would have thought beyond them." - Charles Baudelaire
"A man without a home can't be lost." - Kurt Vonnegut

08 August 2007

GoogleMaps: "Geopedia"; ESRI: Keep GIS for professionals; Discussion

Mindmaps directory : http://www.topicscape.com/mindmaps/ - all mindmaps (page 1 of 40)

More about how Seed Wiki works : http://The_Seed_Wiki_Book.seedwiki.com

Democracy’s invisible line : http://mondediplo.com/2007/08/02democracy (Forms of oppression and injustice that were once barely recognised, less still disputed, are no longer allowed).

UP sketches available for purchase at : http://www.imagekind.com/member/Default.aspx

(Sculpture) 'Ceci n'est pas un cube'

People have me on their Flickr contact list

Mini calling-cards : http://www.moo.com/products/minicards.php (with your own photographs or designs) Via

"A man thinking or working is always alone, let him be where he will." - Thoreau
"Forty layers are not enough." - Rubens
"Process is more important than outcome. When the outcome drives the process we will only ever go to where we've already been. If process drives outcome we may not know where we’re going, but we will know we want to be there." - Bruce Mau, Canadian Designer, Author of 'An Incomplete Manifesto for Growth'
"Absolutely nothing is important, yet everything matters." - The Universe
"Even though you have to prepare carefully, you want something fun and interesting to do as you play and manipulate the final work. Keep it alive while you're actually doing it." - Alan Wylie

07 August 2007

Knowledge Discovery : http://www.knowledgediscovery.info/ (Resources and Sites)

URL Shortening Services : A Mini-Guide

Nature of Science Concept Map : http://www.geocities.com/jjmohn/sciencemap.htm

(Freeware) Beneton Movie GIF 1.1.1 Generator

The Secret - a Mind Map (to clarify your goals and achieve them - abandoned?)

'Fat Friends Network' (View Animation) (7.5 MB) Via

An Introduction to the fascinating patterns of Visual Math

Isometric Pixel Art : http://shonegold.deviantart.com/journal/12884820/

YouTube - James Burke - Balanced Anarchy Watch video - (4 min. 50 sec . )

Animator vs. Animation : http://www.deviantart.com/deviation/34244097/ (Flash)

Best URL ever (?) Via

Top 30 reasons why readers unsubscribe from your blog feeds

LibraryMap sale

"Die to yesterday's illusions and be reborn to the truth of your vision." - The Universe
"The sole meaning of life is to serve humanity." - Leo Tolstoy
"When I am working on a problem I never think about beauty. I only think about how to solve the problem. But when I have finished, if the solution is not beautiful, I know it is wrong." - R. Buckminster Fuller, Philosopher, Architect and American Inventor.
"So it goes." - Kurt Vonnegut Via
"The limits of the possible can only be defined by going beyond them into the impossible." - Arthur C. Clarke (1917- ), English author of science fiction

03 August 2007

MindMeister : http://www.mindmeister.com/ (supports all the standard features of a classic mind mapping tool - only online, with many simultaneous users) Via

How to Correct and Validate Your HTML Via

The editorial cartoons and related lesson plans : http://www.congresslink.org/cartoons/index.htm will teach students to identify issues, analyze symbols, acknowledge the need for background knowledge, recognize stereotypes and caricatures, think critically, and appreciate the role of irony and humor.

'NeuroZappingFolks' consists of a non-linear zapping through del.icio.us accounts (...) simulating a frantic navigation through the web.' : http://moebio.com/santiago/english.html

('06) MindManager Contest : http://www.notetalkers.com/2006/06/19/note-talkers-mindmanger-contest-winners/

(Video) Mandelbrot Zoom

Brian Harley has been dead for fifteen years, yet the impact of his writings continues to reverberate not only through cartography and the history of cartography, but much more widely across the humanities and social sciences.

Al-Rowwad Center: http://www.alrowwad.virtualactivism.net/ is an Independent Center for artistic, cultural, and theatre training for children. Via

(Webinar) Rules for Renegades: Breakthrough Innovation from Basements to Boardrooms

"Atta Boy" (20th Anniversary) Pat on the Back ---->>>>>>

"What you see with your eyes is never as important as what exists out of view." - The Universe
"Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around." - Leo Buscaglia
"Thanks to art, instead of seeing a single world, our own, we see it multiply until we have before us as many worlds as there are original artists." - Marcel Proust
"We drive into the future using only our rear-view mirror." - Marshall McLuhan, Canadian Philosopher, Futurist and Founder of Media Studies
"Thinkers perish, thoughts don't." - Malcolm Forbes

02 August 2007

Digital Concept Maps for Managing Knowledge and Information (PDF) - View as HTML (Model of concept map-based representation and access of domain knowledge and related information).

FlickrBrowse : http://labs.metacarta.com/flickrbrowse/ Browsing the World’s Interesting Flickr Images via OpenLayers.

POLYFOAM! : http://comp.uark.edu/~strauss/foama/ (The first class, while producing periodic structures in the limit, is often quite interesting before the limit is reached).

Pixelated Mosaic Edges : http://www.photoshoplab.com/pixelated-mosaic-edges.html

Gateway to the Great Books : http://www.thegreatideas.org/gbgateway.html#volume1

(Video) Large Scale (8' x 256') Mural production techniques

The Anatomy of a Large-Scale Hypertextual Web Search Engine (probably the paper to read about how Google works, written by Sergey Brin and Lawrance Page). Via

Any ideas what NET-198-81-128-0-1 could find so interesting about http://greatmap.blogspot.com/2006_09_01_archive.html (?)

"Even though you have to prepare carefully, you want something fun and interesting to do as you play and manipulate the final work. Keep it alive while you're actually doing it." - Alan Wylie
"Didn’t know how lost I was until I found you." - Madonna, Like A Virgin
"A black swan is an outlier, an event that lies beyond the realm of normal expectations. Most people expect all swans to be white because that's what their experience tells them; a black swan is by definition a surprise." - Nassim Nicholas Taleb (LEARNING TO EXPECT THE UNEXPECTED)
"Nonsense and beauty have close connections." - E. M. Forster
"... even as you would ideally imagine every conceivable detail of your heart's desire, don't attach yourself to those details, only to the bigger pictures of wealth and abundance, friends and laughter, health and harmony..." - The Universe

01 August 2007

Image Cutter software for Google Maps (Download version 1.0 )

Variable resolution on quasi-uniform grids : (There is more than one way to formulate the map space on the octagonal grid).

(Installation project) A Dot and A Line Via http://mooonriver.blogspot.com/2007/07/dot-and-line.html

Isometric Game - Part 1 : http://www.lingoworkshop.com/Articles/Isometric_Game_1.php and Part2. Which tiles and perspective to use? : http://www.allegro.cc/forums/print-thread/592079

The basis of visualization : http://www.munterbund.de/visualisierung_textaehnlichkeiten/essay.html#CSamplesketches

'Make your e-mail a picture!' service : http://www.mailonpix.com/

(Free utility) JPEG Lossless Rotator : http://pcwin.com/Multimedia___Design/JPEG_Lossless_Rotator/index.htm (When you rotate a JPEG photo, most image editors decode the photo, rotate the bitmap and then re-encode it back to JPEG, slightly decreasing the final image quality.)

Software for mindmapping : http://www.mind-mapping.org/ and information organization

(Built a Dragon Illusion Watch the video Via

US House panel backs patent overhaul bill

Prospective dealer : http://www.maryryangallery.com/ for my MapArt (?)

"Why shouldn't truth be stranger than Fiction? Fiction, after all, has to make sense." - Mark Twain Via
"Always remember that it is impossible to speak in such a way that you cannot be misunderstood: there will always be some who misunderstand you." - Karl Raimund Popper (28 July 190217 September 1994) Austrian-born British philosopher of science.
"Death is not extinguishing the light; it is putting out the lamp because dawn has come." - Rabindrananth Tagore, poet
"Art is made to disturb, science reassures." - Georges Braque, French painter and sculptor (one of the founders of Cubism)
"We want to live in the present, and the only history that is worth a tinker's damn is the history we make today." - Henry Ford, 1916