Generate a panorama Restriction of maximum width to 14400 Pixel (= horizontal extension 360° with zoom factor 2) 14.05.2011 - In recent days, the requests have increased massively to this application. As a consequence, sometimes there result long times of waiting for the panoramas to appear. Very broad panoramas bind disproportionate resources. TRI and Superfund Environmental Maps TOXMAP classic provides an Advanced Search as well as the ability to save search results and to build custom regions to focus your search. It does not require Flash and is accessible to users with disabilities. No new features are planned. The beta version of TOXMAP is in active development. It has an improved map appearance and interactive capabilities as well as improved U.S. Census layers, availability by Census tract, and additional and updated datasets.
Positronic brain A positronic brain is a fictional technological device, originally conceived by science fiction writer Isaac Asimov (1920–1992). Its role is to serve as a central computer for a robot, and, in some unspecified way, to provide it with a form of consciousness recognizable to humans. When Asimov wrote his first robot stories in 1939 and 1940, the positron was a newly discovered particle and so the buzz word positronic — coined by analogy with electronic — added a contemporary gloss of popular science to the concept. Conceptual overview
Apple TV Settings for the Classroom While Apple TV’s default screen saver photographs are beautiful, you can use your own images for the screen saver. It’s like using the display connected to your Apple TV as a digital bulletin board! I suggest adding an iCloud Photos album on your Mac, iPhone, or iPad titled Apple TV. After adding images to this album, go into Apple TV’s Settings app and choose Screen Saver. Maps Wikia Skip to ContentSkip to Wiki NavigationSkip to Site Navigation Maps A Cartography of the Anthropocene The Anthropocene: A primer. The Anthropocene. We’re already there. This is our time, our creation, our challenge. Officially, this epoch does not exist.
27 Ideas for Teaching with USGS Topographic Maps Powered by Translate The USGS publishes approximately 57,000 different topographic maps covering the United States. Erik Olin Wright Erik Olin Wright (born 1947, in Berkeley, California) is an American analytical Marxist sociologist, specializing in social stratification, and in egalitarian alternative futures to capitalism. He was the 2012 President of the American Sociological Association. Biography Erik Olin Wright, born on 9 February 1947 in Berkeley, California, received two BAs (from Harvard College in 1968, and from Balliol College in 1970), and the PhD from University of California, Berkeley, in 1976. Since that time, he has been a professor of sociology at University of Wisconsin - Madison. Thought
iPad Air Tips and Tricks You Shouldn’t Miss How much penny have you spent just to let the wind blow that pristine iPad Air into your hands? My point with asking that is this ingenious device is outright expensive to start with. And this almost paper thin gadget would definitely blow one’s mind not only with its lightness, but also with its features. So, to make sure that your money is well spent, either by means of buying an iPad Air or buying iPad Air accessories, try out these tips and tricks for your tablet to make the most out of it: Creating Interactive Maps with Google Forms Ever seen one of those maps with pins on them to represent places people have traveled to or come from? Well, now you can create an online version with Google’s MapsEngine. Using Google Maps as a base, you can add layers of information on top. The best part: you can easily import information from a Google Spreadsheet!
Open Access Maps at NYPL The Lionel Pincus & Princess Firyal Map Division is very proud to announce the release of more than 20,000 cartographic works as high resolution downloads. We believe these maps have no known US copyright restrictions.* To the extent that some jurisdictions grant NYPL an additional copyright in the digital reproductions of these maps, NYPL is distributing these images under a Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication. The maps can be viewed through the New York Public Library’s Digital Collections page, and downloaded (!), through the Map Warper. First, create an account, then click a map title and go. Here’s a primer and more extended blog post on the warper.