Web Exploration & Cartography
Cartography & Exploration
Introduction to the concepts. Wandering v.s. exploring and cartography. how to communicate and define one's discoveries?
Collecting and categorizing: conveying findings
Collecting in multiple manners:
- Sketching and depicting
- Recordings of sound/video
- Retrieving physical samples whether dead or alive
- Personal experiences expressed in written language
- Data collected in written language: weather, seasons, ethnographic observations, etc
A history of predecessors
A few nice examples of exploration and cartography in the past
About setting the destination, the things to look for and thinking about the tools
Here various tools are described. Tools for exploring but also for communicating and translating the discoveries.
Possible databases to explore?
Writers of the article go hands-on.
Works by others to explore and document the web.
layer four traceroute http://internetcensus2012.bitbucket.org/paper.html