Does anybody know what the dang deal is with Mappa.Mundi Magazine? The latest issue seems to be April 2000. It has extremely high production values and has lots of cool stuff about Internet maps and the history of old maps. Learn about Abraham Ortelius, inspiration for our own author Ortelius. The whole thing made me think of John Quarterman’s MIDS organization, though it clearly has a different focus.
Picking up on the Scott McCloud theme from a few posts ago, here is another interview: FEED | RE: Scott McCloud.
This one is nice for geography geeks: USGS Mapping Information: GNIS United States and Territories Data Base Query Form. As an added bonus, many of the places link into Microsoft’s Terraserver image database. Speaking of geography geeks, I’m remembering a game I used to play with my housemate Stefan called Three Cities. Anybody can name ONE city in a given country, but can you name three? Quick: name three cities in Poland.
This is just too cool. From the privacy of my own computer, I can watch the news on French TV. If you’ve got a good connection to the net, this is one fast streaming link, extremely high quality. My French isn’t even very good, but I find myself spellbound watching the latest news from Paris. This is one of those “in the future, we’ll be able to…” moments.
More R.U. Sirius nostalgia for the Elder Days of the early 1990s. Whatever Happened to MONDO 2000’s Cyber Revolution.