May 2010

French existentialist a capella harmonists at your mouse-tips...

Try this out.  If you are an a vocal harmony fan, like myself, it pleases for a good while:

http://www.incredibox.fr/

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Virtual City Tours: Pixelcase

A very interesting company in Australia doing fantastic work: Pixelcase. They specialize in web video and photography, and have compiled a wonderful portfolio of virtual tours of different cities, including NYC, Melbourne, and Sydney.

While finding most cities is easy on their website, locating the NYC example is not. It can be found at:

The Einstein Archives Online

The Einstein Archives Online is sponsored by the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Princeton University Press and the California Institute of Technology. It brings together more than 40,000 documents in the collection of Albert Einstein, plus an additional 30,000 documents classified as Einstein-related.

The site is very simple, clean and dedicated to a single topic.

The David Rumsey Map Collection

The David Rumsey Map Collection is a production of Cartography Associates. The establishment was founded in 1996 by David Rumsey, who is also the director of Luna Imaging, a software enterprise system for managing online images. Rumsey's collection of maps stems from 1980 and is one of the largest private collections in the United States.