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An Atlas of Cyberspaces- Historical Maps

An Atlas of Cyberspaces- Historical Maps
USENET in 1981. The topology of the BITNET in 1981 (partial map) The NSFNET infrastructure and topology in 1991. (Source : NSFNET postscript maps from | Introduction | Whats New | Conceptual | Artistic | Geographic | Cables & Satellites | Traceroutes | | Census | Topology | Info Maps | Info Landscapes | Info Spaces | ISP Maps | Weather Maps | | Wireless | Web Site Maps | Surf Maps | MUDs & Virtual Worlds | Historical | (© Copyright - Martin Dodge, 2007) Related:  Writing Tools

Humanize Your Data Normally when we think of data a series of “0s” and “1s” come to mind, or perhaps the twelve digits of an IP address come to mind. Let’s face it, when we normally think of data it’s normally viewed as a series of cold, hard facts. Jer Thorp wants us to change that. Yesterday, data artist in residence at The New York Times, Jer Thorp, gave a speech for TedX, independently organized Ted events, urging us to try and humanize our view of data. Among the projects Jer displays are All The Names, and Project Cascade, a New York Times initiative to help visualize the social interactions that occur (particularly sharing) that occurs on the web. What does humanizing data really do? “Because these are our histories…but if we can do this with other data, we can put data into a human context, I think we can change a lot of things. This has the potential to totally shift the way we view data and issues around it and that is what I find particularly intriguing. Related

Home | AAG How I Mind Map I’ve been working on a mind mapping post for some time now. It started as a Macworld piece, but I took too long… ▼ Table of Contents Why mind map? When I need to get an idea out of my head, or I need to take that idea and flesh it out, I turn to mind maps. Outlining is rigid and always makes me feel like things need to be in order. I like mind maps because they let me think non-linearly and because they allow ideas to “grow” in an organic fashion (see Tony Buzan and his “radiant thinking” ideas). With a mind map, scattered thoughts begin to solidify before my eyes. Mind maps are also an excellent overview of my thought process. The terms These are the primary terms I’ll be using throughout this post. Map A single Main Topic and its children. Main Topic The central concept or subject of the map. Node/Topic Every item on the map that isn’t an attachment, note, callout, or relationship is a topic. Parent A parent is any topic that has subtopics branching off of it. Child Sibling Notes/Callouts Sort

Periodis Web - Maps to be Used for the History of Europe Euratlas Periodis Web shows the history of Europe through a sequence of 21 historical maps, every map depicting the political situation at the end of each century. Here, on the left, are 21 mini-maps giving access to 21 full maps and to 84 quarters of maps with more detailed views of the states, provinces and main cities.Moreover, each map offers a historical gazetteer. Thus you can highlight in red each sovereign state and in green each dependent entity. Navigation through the atlas is easy: on the left side of the pages, you simply need to choose a century for temporal navigation. Periodis is a historical atlas of a new kind. History by Periods History is a continuous string of events among which prominent facts sometimes emerge: wars, conquests, revolutions etc. Names Names of entities mentioned in the Periodis Historical Atlas are those officially used at the considered time.

Graphic Organizer Worksheets Advertisement. EnchantedLearning.com is a user-supported site. As a bonus, site members have access to a banner-ad-free version of the site, with print-friendly pages.Click here to learn more. (Already a member? Click here.) Graphic Organizers Graphic organizers (some of which are also called concept maps, entity relationship charts, and mind maps) are a pictorial way of constructing knowledge and organizing information. Increasing Understanding by Creating Graphic Organizers: The process of converting a mass of data/information/ideas into a graphic map gives the student an increased understanding and insight into the topic at hand. The creation of graphic organizers also helps the student generate ideas as they develop and note their thoughts visually. Uses of Graphic Organizers: Graphic organizers can be used to structure writing projects, to help in problem solving, decision making, studying, planning research and brainstorming.

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David Rumsey Historical Map Collection The 20 best tools for online collaboration | Design Individuals in design teams don't always work together in the same office. You may be positioned in distributed groups, or working from home, and clients can come from all over the world. This is where collaboration tools come in – they make it easier and faster for designers to get feedback and approve artwork in a professional manner, and they come in all sort of forms, from free Android apps to Chrome extensions. Here we gather together some of the best available online tools to allow designers to collaborate together in real time. 01. Want to improve communication with your team? Perfect for anyone managing a team of remote employees, Slack enables project development to move forward more smoothly. 02. A tool created specifically for designers, Invision is a web-based and mobile app that turns your designs into fully active prototypes with gestures, transitions and animations. 03. Google Keep is a fantastic way to share lists and ideas (or keep them to yourself). 04. 05. appear.in

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