Archive for July, 2005

Dump quotes for Designers

Wednesday, July 27th, 2005

Die US-Designerin- und Hochschullehrerin Ellen Lupton hat zu ihrem Buch “Thinking With Type” eine lehrreiche Webseite eingerichtet. Lesenwert sind die 10 Dump Quotes.

Digitize your library

Wednesday, July 27th, 2005

Nice little program for the Mac. Just use your webcam as a supermarket scanner to scan the bar codes of books, DVDs and CDs. Build up a digital library and get additional information about your stuff from the web.

Visual Thesaurus

Wednesday, July 27th, 2005
Actually an idea I had in mind since I began using TheBrain.
Interesting implementation with both a thesaurus and a dictionary, its
interactive lets you explore and understand language in a new


Wednesday, July 27th, 2005
Geolocation of the IP adresses. Interesting feature to come for log file
analyzer? As usual, this is an easy way to display geographic related features.
Instead of having a long list of countries for your latest users, you’ll get a
nice map which makes you quickly understandable where your users are coming

Reminder to myself: Standard search capabilities

Wednesday, July 27th, 2005

What are “standard search capabilities”? Some way to incorporate this
into the GEO Data Portal? Mentioned in this article. Or this pdf.The Geospatial Web- A Call to Action.pdf

Global Change Master Directory

Wednesday, July 27th, 2005
The source for data and services circling around the subject of global
change and the environment. This database holds more than 15.000 descriptions of
data sets and services covering all aspects of earth and environmental

The Geospatial Web

Wednesday, July 27th, 2005
Interesting article about the geospatial
web.A Design Approach for the Geospatial Web.pdf


Wednesday, July 27th, 2005
Voila ein nettes Teesieb, das mal wirklich anders aussieht.
Schlank, cool, ja, auch etwas kuehl vielleicht. Aber wirklich “slicky”. Schoenes