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Inuit Cartography
In Kalaallit Nunaat (Greenland), the Inuit people are known for carving portable maps out of driftwood to be used while navigating coastal waters. These pieces, which are small enough to be carried in a mitten, represent coastlines in a continuous line, up one side of the wood and down the other. The maps are compact, buoyant, and can be read in the dark.
maps  inuit  history  sailing  navigation  coastlines  greenland 
6 weeks ago by jm
Keyboard shortcuts for positioning windows in Mac OS X
from Tony Finch. great stuff, I used to use shortcuts like this all the time on my Linux desktops to avoid rodentage
mouse  keyboard  navigation  windows  shortcuts  scripting  ui  automate4r  automator  from delicious
july 2010 by jm
autojump
interesting idea; extend "cd" to track which directories you cd to most frequently, then add a command to "jump" to the most-frequently used one which matches a substring you specify
autojump  cli  bash  command-line  navigation  terminal  shell  directory  cd  from delicious
july 2010 by jm

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