28 September 2007

CrimeReports.com Launches Crime Alerting and Mapping Service (with the San Jose Police Department)

The Mandelbrot Set Interactive Java viewer

The Map of Humanity (in which philosophy, cartography and the human condition meet) : http://www.joeydevilla.com/2007/09/14/the-map-of-humanity/ Via

(Example) Seeking works by artists that is inspired or influenced by science

MAPS @ Palestine Online Store

(Interactive visualizations) Macroeconomic Effects of Interest Rate Cuts Via

Nick Bantock : "Yes, I’m mapping my imagination." : http://www.columbia.edu/cu/museo/5/5/bantock/index.htm

(Interesting Search) "paintings after google map"

(Video) The Infamous Double Slit Experiment

96 reactions to greatmap.blogspot.com : http://s.technorati.com/greatmap.blogspot.com

"Meaningful learning involves the assimilation of new concepts and propositions into existing cognitive structures." - Prof. Joseph D. Novak (based on the theories of David Ausubel, who stressed the importance of prior knowledge in being able to learn about new concepts).
"You can't have a light without a dark to stick it in." - Arlo Guthrie
"You've never been lost until you've been lost at Mach 3." - Paul F Crickmore, test pilot
"The hexagon is greater than the square and the triangle, and will hold more honey for the same expenditure of material used in constructing the different figures." - Pappus (writing some sixteen hundred years ago)
"Life is something to do when you can't get to sleep." - Fran Lebowitz

27 September 2007

Cartography as an Art and a Science? : http://go.owu.edu/~jbkrygie/krygier_html/art_sci.html

(Research Proposal) Degenerating Geometry to Combinatorics: (PDF) - View as HTML

The Memorability map

Childhood seen by Google Maps (rollovers)

Hypercube images : http://archive.museophile.org/hypercubes/

Ring of Tetrahedrons (animation of Kaleido Cycle)

Blogger Play : http://play.blogger.com/ will show you a never-ending stream of images that were just uploaded to public Blogger blogs. (you can click the image to be taken directly to the blog post it was uploaded to, or click “show info”). FAQ

Office 2003 Service Pack 3 (SP3) Date last published: 9/18/2007 Download size: 119.9 MB contains significant security enhancements, in addition to stability improvements (combined into one update). Via

This page is kept just like Jan left it behind right before he passed away on March 3, 1997. (Many links have become obsolete since then.)

'The Promised? Land' Map -------------------------->>>>>>

"If you want to learn to love better, you should start with a friend who you hate." - Nikka - age 6
"The only time you have too much fuel is when you're on fire." - ?
"Midway along the journey of our life I woke to find myself in a dark wood, for I had wandered off from the straight path." - Dante Alighieri (1265-1321) from "Inferno," cto. 1, l. 1-3, The Divine Comedy
"I am about to take my last voyage, a great leap in the dark." - Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679) (Last words)
"Faced with a choice, do both." - Dieter Rot

26 September 2007

(Yahoo blog has announced) MapMixer : http://maps.yahoo.com/mapmixer a way to overlay your own maps on to Yahoo Maps, and give your overlays Yahoo-Map-Like functionality (you’ll need a Yahoo account to try it).

Typographica : http://typographica.org/is a journal on fonts and typographic design.

What frameworks do we use to contain our ideas? Place from Featured Slideshows

(Animated) IsoTemp Map

eLearningDomainMap -------->>>>

CartoTalk > General > Interesting Links

Visualization of "real 3D images" using laser plasma

Modern-day Kandinsky (?)

The 7 Planetary Chakras

(Definition) GEISTESBLITZ, (noun, m.) [’gæstes blîts] : literally translated as mind flash, is a sudden insight or idea, often brilliant and unexpected. Consisting of the German words Geist (as in Zeitgeist) and Blitz (as in Blitzen, that lightning-fast reindeer of Santa Claus), it is probably best translated into English as brain wave or flash of genius.

"The truth that makes men free is, for the most part, the truth which men prefer not to hear." - Herbert Agar
"If I have seen farther than others, it is because I have stood on the shoulders of giants." - Sir Isaac Newton
"Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than of death." - James F. Byrnes
"A pilot who doesn't have any fear probably isn't flying his plane to its maximum." - Jon McBride, astronaut
"Reality leaves a lot to the imagination." - John Lennon

25 September 2007

Visualizing patent inventor network (PDF) - View as HTML visualization to depict the connections between the inventors and patent classifications.

Engaging photo montage The 2.5D technique is a montage edit of selected photo sequences used throughout the World World II documentary entitled “Last Best Hope.”

Art Is a Tool: Maps as Pictures : http://www.hedbergmaps.com/assets/documents/nat/AAG06.pdf (paper presented at AAG 2006)

(Critical Essay) La Carte de Tendre, or the map of the country of Tenderness

(Animation) How to fold Kaleidoscope from a strip into a hexagon : http://www.halfpast.demon.co.uk/html/kal_gal.html

What will you do with your Second Life ?

1203 Specialty Item Listings tagged with 'map'

FinalFantasy Map : http://www.ffshrine.org/ffx/ffxmap.jpg ------>>>>>>>

Juan Gris, the Third Musketeer of Cubism, pushed Cubism further to its logical conclusion (until his untimely death in 1927 at the age of 39).

Homeless Blog

(Search) ''peace art"

"It's choice, not chance, that determines your destiny." - Jean Nidetch
"Different drummer? I'm my own band! - Via
"Natural systems (and the tagging / technology landscape is a legitimate ecosystem) are noisy, cyclical, chaotic, complex, fuzzy, non-linear, and unpredictable. They only appear to follow smooth curves at a high level of abstraction, or a low level of resolution." - Joe Lamantia (tagsonomy)
"Every action of our lives touches on some chord that will vibrate in eternity." - Edwin Hubble Chapin
"Decide what you think is right, and stick to it." - George Eliot

24 September 2007

IsaViz : http://www.w3.org/2001/11/IsaViz/ is a visual environment for browsing and authoring RDF models represented as graphs.

Crusades Maps Via

SF Fault Map : http://quake.usgs.gov/recenteqs/FaultMaps/122-38.htm

How to Make a Complete Map of Every Thought you Think (PDF) Via

Vision & Perception : http://www.mikegreen.info/portfolio/websites/visCom/vis_percep.htm

The 144 Crystal Earthkeeper Grid

(On-line javascript-based) Oblique Strategies chooser.

HowJapanSeesAmerica Map ----------->>>>>>>>>>

Eno-fan web site where a button will reveal a random card on the screen. Via enoweb

What's New in Firefox

REFRAMING AND RESOLVING CONFLICT Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations (PDF) CONFLICT MANAGEMENT -> RESOLUTION -> TRANSFORMATION (originates in a positivist distinction and conception of science).

Album art (gets short shrift in digital marketplace).

"Tell me and I’ll forget. Show me and I’ll remember. Involve me and I’ll understand." - Confucius
"A free society is one where it is safe to be unpopular." - Adlai E. Stevenson
"Morality, like art, means drawing a line someplace.” - Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)
"Illiud Latine dici non potest." - Latin for, "You can't say that in latin."
"Only those who risk going too far find out how far one can go." - T.S. Eliot

21 September 2007

KnowledgeWorks - Map of Future Forces Affecting Education

Kinds of Concept Maps : http://classes.aces.uiuc.edu/ACES100/Mind/c-m2.html Via

Search the warehouse directly : http://sketchup.google.com/3dwarehouse

Experimental mosaic image using symmetric grids and tiles

Hexagonal Engineering's Links : http://hex.alife.co.uk/links/index.html

"MindMapGuidelines" Map ----------->>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

(Documentary) All The Knowledge of the World : about Paul Otlet, who in the late 1800s and early 1900s pioneered the field of what we today call information science, using terms like web of knowledge, link, and knowledge network to describe his vision for a central repository of all human knowledge. http://www.mementoproduction.be/Otletfr.htm

(Google Video) what we still don't know

Guy Debord or the Decline of the Day

Great Idea Timeline referenced : http://gjol.blogspot.com/2007/09/representao-visual-da-informao-e.html "Através de uma postagem no Carnet de Notes do André Lemos, descobri o Great Maps. Um site sobre mapas, obviamente... Mas mapas de tipo muito especiais. Esse aí acima é uma Cronologia (Timeline) de Grandes Idéias, em várias áreas de conhecimento: Filosofia e Religião, Matemáticas e Ciências Naturais, Política, Ética, Literatura, História. Criatividade é a palavra-chave do site. "

"The dynamic principle of fantasy is play, which belongs also to the child, and ... appears to be inconsistent with the principle of serious work. But without this playing with fantasy, no creative work has ever yet come to birth." - Carl Jung
"The only reason some people get lost in thought is because it is unfamiliar Territory." - Paul Fix
"There is always some kid who may be seeing me for the first or last time, I owe him my best." - Joe DiMaggio
"In all battles of the heart over the mind, go with your heart." - The Universe
"To think is easy. To act is hard. But the hardest thing in the world is to act in accordance with your thinking." - Goethe

20 September 2007

Google SketchUp ; simply load in your images and trace over them to create photorealistic models (Free); gives you total flexibility messing with the FINAL look of something (opposite of CAD--- Computer Aided Design--- which is detail-driven) SketchUp Pro 5 ($500 for higher end import and export options). Via

Putting Maryland on the Map : http://teachersmd.net/10_369/intro.htm (There is too much information and not enough time or resources, to map out a course of action in sufficient detail to overcome all the obstacles that present themselves in today's world. )

Voyager Spacecraft's beautiful images of the cosmos


Penrose-type Islamic Interlacing Pattern

Search all of Don Quixote : http://www.online-literature.com/cervantes/don_quixote/ Advanced Search

Videos about cubism: http://www.technorati.com/videos/tag/cubism

Knowledge Maps (two-sided, 26 1/4" x 39") sold individually and as a 9-map boxed set by the Design Institute.

Spray-Paint Output Device : http://www.hektor.ch/ (Examples , Videos) software is based on Scriptographer, a scripting plugin that extends Illustrator’s functionality by the use of the JavaScript language.

What's New in Firefox : http://en-us.www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/

"The farther the experiment is from theory, the closer it is to the Nobel Prize." - Joliet-Curie
"It is very simple to be a genius. All you have to do is think for yourself. - Ramtha
"To light a candle is to cast a shadow." - Ursula K. Le Guin
"The secret of success is making your vocation your vacation." - Mark Twain
"It is not enough to have a good Mind. The main thing is to use it." - Rene Descartes

19 September 2007

Supporting Self-Regulated E-Learning with Visual Topic-Map-Navigation (PDF) - View as HTML

DATA BEAUTIFUL (An Adventure in Info-Aesthetics)

Solar Eclipse Map : http://sunearth.gsfc.nasa.gov/eclipse/SEatlas/SEatlas3/SEatlas2001.GIF

The Possible War Map : http://www.heartland.it/_lib/_ill/map_possible_war.jpg Via

(Java) Hex Simulations : http://hex.alife.co.uk/

Sneak Peak of New Pushpin ProView

Relationships between visual information and visual art

PUTTING GOD ON TRIAL: The Biblical Book of Job (A literary, legal and philosophical study) A quick summary

"When your work speaks for itself, don't interrupt." - Henry J. Kaiser, US Industrialist (1882 - 1967)
"Always being your best, shining your brightest, and standing as tall as you can, pays far more dividends than one might ever imagine." - The Universe
"Courage can't see around corners, but goes around them anyway." - Mignon McLaughlin
"Study the Art of Science and the Science of Art. Develop the Senses and realise that Everything Connects to Everything Else." - Leonardo da Vinci
"The reason most major goals are not achieved is that we spend our time doing second things first." - Robert J McKain

18 September 2007

Using the Internet to Revolutionize Search and Rescue Via

The Art of the Conceptual Prototype (To help flesh out a vision of the system, we often put the information we do have into a mind map.)

PatentLandscape Map : PDF (1460 kb) drawn using the Aureka ThemeScapeTM software (which uses statistical algorithms to analyse the usage of words and phrases, and discern themes and relationships among documents.)

MediaEducation Map : http://www.mediaeducation.tv/freemindbrowser.html

(Example Map) Argument Mapping : http://www.austhink.org/pdf/Torture_guide_map.pdfResources

Art & Mapping : http://criticalspatialpractice.blogspot.com/2006/06/art-mapping.html

(Referenced at http://www.facom.ufba.br/ciberpesquisa/andrelemos/2007/09/great-map.html) : "O blog Great Map publica, a cada post, links e referências interessantes sobre mapas, localização, tags. Outros blogs interessantes sobre os temas da mobilidade, locative media, cybercity são o varnelis.net de Kazys Varnelis, diretor do Network Architecture Lab da Columbia University, o New Mobilities de Kingsley Dennis, pesquisador de Lancaster, GB, o Neo-Nomad da francesa Yasmine Abbas, atualmente consultora da ReD, e o Rodcorp, todos com links, informações e artigos interessantes. " (Marcadores: )

John HEARTFIELD (co-invented photomontage in a South End studio at five o'clock on a May morning in 1916) : DADA-BERLIN

"You aren't what you were." - R.B. Wild
"There are two ways of spreading light - to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it." - Edith Wharton
"We should work like the rain. The rain just falls one rain drop after another. It doesn’t ask: Am I making a nice sound down below? Will the plants be glad to see me? Millions and billions of raindrops, only falling." - Jakusho Kwong (1935 - ), American Zen Buddhist Monk
"The reluctance to put away childish things may be a requirement of genius." - Rebecca P. Sinkler
"Why not go out on a limb? Isn't that where the fruit is?" - Frank Scully

17 September 2007


Fair Use Economy Represents One-Sixth of U.S. GDP (fair use exceptions are worth trillions of dollars to the U.S. economy, many times more than copyright content). Coverage from InformationWeek

A Fast Visual Search Algorithm

Expanding Interactive Digital Photomontage (PDF) - View as HTML

(Guided Demo) MindMap Active Desktop

Picnik : http://www.picnik.com/ on the Web to fix underexposed photos, remove red-eye, or apply effects to your photos. Via

The Odyssey Map : http://gutenkarte.org/map/1728

Mind Maps as Personal Dashboards

A set of impossible tiles : http://im-possible.info/english/articles/tiles/tiles.html (Two simultaneous points of view?)

"In a comprehensive view of nature, the physical world is seen as a patterning of patternings." - Amy Edmondson
"If you absolutely have to appropriate someone else's work, do us a favour and make it say something new." - Lori Lukasewich
"Be neither a conformist or a rebel, for they are really the same thing. Find your own path, and stay on it." - Paul Vixie Via
"Often, if you are truly an original, people may not understand what you are doing, and in fact may not even like it!" - Neil Slade
"Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself." - George Bernard Shaw

14 September 2007

Listen to this story...Web Users Join Hunt for Steve Fossett (sifting through thousands of satellite images that may contain clues).

A Map-Based Approach to a Content Inventory : http://www.boxesandarrows.com/view/a-map-based-approach

LITHOGRAPHS BASED ON GEOLOGIC MAPS : http://www.solwaygallery.com/Pages/graves.html

(More Walled Gardens to Tear Down) Technical Libraries

(Embedded? video) Scanning a 13G image :

Hosted on Flurl Video Search


Highly-textured (map) paintings

HBO Buys Film Made In 'Second Life'

Upper Canada Map Society meeting will be on Wednesday September 19th at 6.00 p.m. at the University of Toronto Robarts Library,Room 4049, 130 St. George Street, Toronto.

Cybercartography is a new theoretical approach that is part of the innovative evolution of cartography.

Site-specific search : http://www.google.com/search?q=hex&btnG=Google+Search&domains=mathpuzzle.com&sitesearch=mathpuzzle.com

"If you make people think they're thinking, they'll love you; but if you make them think they'll hate you." - Don Marquis Via
"What one man is capable of imagining, other men will prove themselves capable of realizing." - Jules Vern
"The human mind has first to construct forms, independently, before we can find them in things." - Albert Einstein (1879-1955)
"The journey of a thousand pounds begins with a single burger." - Chris O'Brien
"The surprising thing about this map is that a man who could draw it would." - R.B.Wild (after J. E. Littlewood, 1885 -1977)

13 September 2007

Gutenkarte : http://gutenkarte.org/ is a geographic text browser, intended to help readers explore the spatial component of classic works of literature (such as War and Peace Map Leo Nikoleyevich Tolstoy,1828-1910). Gutenkarte downloads public domain texts from Project Gutenberg, and then feeds them to MetaCarta's GeoParser API, which extracts and returns all the geographic locations it can find. (Gutenkarte stores these locations in a database, along with citations into the text itself, and offers an interface where the book can be browsed by chapter, by place, or all at once on an interactive map.)?

The Knowledge Mediator Framework and the Design of Hypermedia ... (MS Word) - View as HTML

Site map based on the Boston subway : http://elsa.photo.net/ (conventional site map here)

Freevolution : http://www.garwood-voigt.com/catalogues/world.htm ( full fledged DHTML isometric tile engine) Via

vectorportraits.com : will teach you how to make your own vector portrait (ranging from ultra-realistic to very cartoony).

(In Pictures) : Worst Windows Features

Attaining the ultimate abstract forms of expression : http://www.best-of-fuller-potter-paintings.com

Creativity and brain damage : Stroke of a Genius Via http://www.youramazingbrain.org/brainchanges/braindamage.htm

"A new idea is delicate. It can be killed by a sneer or a yawn; it can be stabbed to death by a joke, or worried to death by a frown on the right person's brow." - Charles Brower
"There are certain images which suddenly take hold and you need to do them. The excitement and possibilities are in the working and can only come in the working." - Francis Bacon, British painter
"To understand is to perceive patterns." - Plato (c.427-347 BC) Greek philosopher, studied Socrates, taught Aristotle
"Sorry about that chief!" - Maxwell Smart
"The greatest reward lies in making the discovery; recognition can add little or nothing to that." - Franz Ernst Neumann (1798 - 1895)

12 September 2007

Avatars & Bots In Google Earth : http://mathieson.typepad.com/genwow/2007/09/avatars-bots-in.html (A Whole New Social Networking And Advertising Medium?)

War in the Pacific Map : http://www.bur.st/~akbrown/witp/map_mod.html

London Tube Map with Walklines (sometimes it's quicker to walk) Via

Scanned old maps : http://www.hipkiss.org/data/themaps.html Via

(Infographic) Thanksgiving Dinner Marathon

3D Simulation of a hexahexaflexagon

Paint.NET is free image and photo editing software for computers that run Windows. ("It's like a free Photoshop." - Netphoria Forum Post )

Guy Debord (1931 - 1994) spokesperson for the Situationists International, social critics who, in the 1960s, were the first to suggest that image was the real commodity in our society and that image would replace more traditional goods in the economy of the future.

School of Thangka Painting - Buddhist iconographic paintings used as visual support for meditation practice (and extremely beautiful works of art).

http://spamusement.com/ : Poorly-drawn cartoons inspired by actual spam subject lines!

"Human beings are of two classes: those whose work is work and whose pleasure is pleasure; and those whose work and pleasure are one." - Sir Winston Churchill
"If you believe in an unseen Christ, you will believe in the unseen Christ-like potential of others." - Anthony Burgess
"Advances are made by answering questions. Discoveries are made by questioning answers." - Bernhard Haisch, astrophysicist
"The last thing is simplicity. After having gone through all the difficulties, having played an endless number of notes, it is simplicity that matters, with all its charm. It is the final seal on Art. Anyone who strives for this to begin with will be disappointed. You cannot begin at the end." - F. Chopin.
"Perfect clarity would profit the intellect but damage the will." - Blaise Pascal (1623-1662)

11 September 2007

Photosynth demo (referenced here 16 Nov'06) creates breathtaking multidimensional spaces with zoom and navigation features. (TED2007 presentation)

Leading Developer of Photoshop Plug-ins & Filters : http://www.twistingpixels.com/

Top Ten Things They Never Taught Me in Design School : http://www.designobserver.com/archives/000121.html

Chinese Contemporary Art's Map

MAP PAINTINGS : http://www.janinemiedzik.com/Compendium/maps.html

Geographer maps terrain of the soul (The humanist geographer is interested in our cultural, social, psychological and moral behavior.)

Israel’s Anarchists Against the Wall and the (mis-named) Dialogue on the Wall Via

How to neutralize today's worst Web attacks

"To oppose something is to maintain it." - Ursula K. Le Guin
"When I examined myself and my methods of thought, I came to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge." - A. Einstein
"Time is one thing you have plenty of. Trust me." - The Universe
"If you stay as you are, you stay where you are." - Unknown
"Do not look at stars as bright spots only - try to take in the vastness of the universe." - Maria Mitchell

10 September 2007

Second Life Webmap API: http://secondlife.com/developers/mapapi/ allows the ability to embed Second Life Maps onto your web pages. Via: http://www.shambles.net/pages/learning/ict/sltools/

Faceted Navigation (PDF) - View as HTML (Resources and Example Implementations)

(Video) Sunset Strip, Google Maps version : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=su5qIboX090

The New Media Encyclopedia : http://www.newmedia-art.org/sommaire/english/plan/index.htm

Graphics for Instruction (Microsoft Powerpoint) - View as HTML

(British) Antique Map Dealer : http://www.garwood-voigt.com/catalogues/world.htm

Folding the Circle as Both Whole and Part : http://www.mi.sanu.ac.yu/vismath/hansen/index.html

Pete Baldes slices video into thin horizontal strips of animated GIFS that are stacked back into the original video's frame (but the GIFs are out of synch, coalescing into a image and then falling apart again).

Austro-Hungarian Empire (also known as Austria-Hungary, Dual Monarchy or Dual State) was a dual-monarchic union state : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Austria-Hungary

Mapish Paintings : http://www.reeseinman.com/work/2006.html Via

"The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it." - Henry Thoreau
"I didn't think; I experimented." - Anthony Burgess
"It's as important to review as to learn something new." - Linda Leckie
"You can recognize a pioneer by the arrows in his back." - Beverly Rubik
"Laughter is the most civilized music in the World." - Sir Peter Ustinov Via

07 September 2007

Maps for Scientists : http://www.numberpix.com/2007/08/maps_for_scientists_choosing_1.html

(Video) Increasing Pixelization

LifeMap (227 lifebits and 140 photos) Via

(Driving Directions) Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance Via

(Call for Papers) "Subversive Cartographies for Social Change"; Maps are no longer cast as mirrors of reality, instead they are increasingly conceived as diverse ways of thinking, perceiving and representing space and place which express values, worldviews and emotions. (AAG Meeting Boston April 15-19, 2008) Facilitated by Chris Perkins, University of Manchester.

Global Artists for Peace (44 artists from around the world)

The art of Miksang (begun as a meditational tool by Shambhala Buddhists) idea is to find joy and awareness by attending to the minor and seemingly insignificant--the colours, patterns and textures that exist in the close-up world. Via http://clicks.robertgenn.com/miksang.php

Group links : http://del.icio.us/subscriptions/starhill_blend

(Wednesday, August 15, 2007) rwild seems very excited about mindmaps http://www.1-900-870-6235.com/ Posted by Liz (Associate Professor, Graphic Design in Atlanta) : http://fromtheminds-eye.blogspot.com/2007/08/crazy-with-mindmaps.html

(Definition) prax·is (prăk'sĭs) pronunciation n., pl. prax·es (prăk'sēz'). Practical application or exercise of a branch of learning.

"What's the good of being grown-up if you can't be child-like? " - ?
"Pay no attention to what anybody thinks. Set your own standards. Paddle your own canoe." - Robert Genn
"I speak my mind in as straightforward a manner as possible. Why mess with diplomacy if it means obscuring what I really think?" - Vasiliev, 2004
"Things only appear to get lost--they're waiting for you in next week. " - Bumper Sticker
"It’s been aired in several high profile places, considered by many people in the field, and then left aside. Those are the characteristics of an argument that people don’t find interesting." - Noah Wardrip-Fruin

06 September 2007

New Google Earth has a Flight Simulator : http://earth.google.com/intl/en/userguide/v4/flightsim/index.html

The Visual Mapping of Poetry : http://eagereyes.org/blog/visual-mapping-of-poetry.html

'Tessellate to learn' freeware program for developing learning activities (developed by the Hermitech Laboratory of Mathematical and Modeling (sic) Software.) Download link .

Flexagon Fever : http://www.eighthsquare.com/flexagon.html Via Index

(Find out more about...) Mapping the Necklace...roam...meet.. share...map... blog, how to Map the Necklace , tools for mapping... , The Mapping Teams

(Idea) Inverting the Seam - Inverting the Seam [Cat’s Cradle Methodology]

Romp through the kaleidoscopic sonic playground of John Cage : http://www.wnyc.org/music/johncage.html

"The border between the Real and the Unreal is not fixed, but just marks the last place where rival gangs of shamans fought each other to a standstill." - ?
"The little note that others dropt, I fitted into place." - Emily Dickson
"It's better to be lucky than smart, but it's easier to be smart twice than lucky twice." - Via
"The eternal silence of these infinite spaces fills me with dread." - Pascal
"I know that what I am about to say makes no sense. I have no reason for saying it other than the possibility that it might stimulate a creative thought. I do not know where it might lead, it might lead nowhere, but we will never know until after I say it and we think about it. While it will sound silly, I want us to take it seriously; as if it was very wise of me to say it. So here goes..." - Edward de Bono (1972)

05 September 2007

The Mindjet Blog : http://blog.mindjet.com/

Interactive version of Hex Turn Puzzle (wayfinding?)

Tracking Scholars' Foraging Behavior in the Wild

Idea Mapping : http://www.ideamapping.blogspot.com/ Via

Software War Map : http://mshiltonj.com/software_wars/current/ Via (Via)

Maps of LA

Network Maps

Purloined but not found, in maps

Complete Guide to Isometric Pixel Art: Index

Artists who use maps in their art: Mathew Cusick makes collages of old maps, Layla Curtis makes collages of current maps (flash; click on works, collages) and Susan Stockwell makes maps out of, well, just about anything. Via

(Videos) Crop Circle Connections (extraterrestrial life is creating crop circles to contact humanity and to help anchor higher vibration energy on the Earth)?

"When you don't know where you're going, any gust of wind will take you there." - George Will Via
"It is very easy to play completely progressive, be forward thinking and go right over everybody’s heads but they won’t understand the language you are playing..." - Richie Hawtin (http://www.richiehawtin.com/) Via
"Aim at Heaven and you will get Earth thrown in. Aim at Earth and you get neither." - C.S. Lewis
"Symmetry as wide or as narrow as you may define it, is one idea by which man through the ages has tried to comprehend, and create order, beauty and perfection." - Hermann Weyl
"One little known secret to making precisely the right move, at precisely the right time in your life, is knowing that in all cases, there is more than one right move and more than one right time. Lots and lots more." - The Universe

04 September 2007

http://www.wikirage.com/ : lists the pages in Wikipedia which are receiving the most edits per unique editor over various periods of time. (Popular people in the news, the latest fads, and the hottest video games can be quickly identified and monitored.)

Conference on the Theory and Application of Diagrams : http://www.cmis.brighton.ac.uk/diagrams2008/ (co-located, running in conjunction with the IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing and the ACM Symposium on Software Visualization as part of Visual Week).

Global Expansion of U.S. Military Involvement Map

Natives in the United States Wall Map : Full-size GIF(for viewing) and Full-size PDF(for download) Via

Swedish Mafia Map

OpenSim - open source multi user desktop. Via


(Photography Competition) Seeing Science : http://www.knaw.nl/photo/ (rules and technical details click here).

Watch the Dragon Illusion video Via

LostLandMap (Via) ------------>>>>>>>>>>>

"The path to oblivion often goes through a triumphal arch." - Don-Aminado
"...who really are artists, that is, who consciously or unconsciously, in an entirely original form, embody the expression of their inner life; who work only for this end and cannot work otherwise." - Kandinsky Via
"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit." - Aristotle
"But it was easy to draw lines on a map. No one could have charted mountains 10,000 feet high, bridgeless rivers, miles of mud tall enough to reach a horse’s belly, seasickness, deserts, mutiny, bandits, wolves, and average citizens who would go to great lengths to help their favorite team – or hinder the ones they weren’t cheering for." - Via
"But sir, what hypothesis does your experiment disprove?" - John R. Platt Via