Category Archives: HISTORY

ORBIS: the Stanford Geospatial Network Model of the Roman World

The system calculates the distance from a city to another one, according to faster path, or lower cost. http://orbis.stanford.edu/ Go to “Mapping ORBIS”, It draws the path and create many different maps and graphs (in “Map gallery”). It’s a pity … Continue reading

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Virtual exhibition of typography

The French National Library organizes different virtual exhibitions which are very interested for who wants to learn more about history of books, print and typography. Recently, a new exhibition about the actual creation of new typographies. http://www.imprimerienationale.fr/expo/  

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New technologies are nicer in a wonderful world……..

See the parodies: Of the book: – Spanish: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q_uaI28LGJk – Norvegian: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xFAWR6hzZek Of the Iphone 6 by Anthony Kavanagh (in french canadian) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iJovnFcx4DY

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Africapolis

Atlas of African cities on Google Earth (of course you must have already downloaded Google Earth): Website Click on Display Africapolis data in Google Earth and then you access to many information from the “GEOPOLIS” database of François Moriconi

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The Digital Archaeological Atlas of the Holy Land

Spatial Search – Draw a Search Area on the Map to Retreive Site Points in Google Earth WEBSITE of DAAHL

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GAPMINDER

The Graphic Show of the World development evolution…… Gapminder Website

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