Chapter 07. Corkboard Sprawl Style

 

IN THAT EMPIRE, THE CRAFT OF CARTOGRAPHY ATTAINED SUCH PERFECTION THAT THE MAP OF A SINGLE PROVINCE COVERED THE SPACE OF AN ENTIRE CITY, AND THE MAP OF THE EMPIRE ITSELF AN ENTIRE PROVINCE. IN THE COURSE OF TIME, THESE EXTENSIVE MAPS WERE FOUND SOMEHOW WANTING, AND SO THE COLLEGE OF CARTOGRAPHERS EVOLVED A MAP OF THE EMPIRE THAT WAS OF THE SAME SCALE AS THE EMPIRE AND THAT COINCIDED WITH IT POINT FOR POINT.[1]

 
 --JORGE LUIS BORGES AND ADOLFO BIOY CASARES

Since the beginning of the web, web “pages” have been thought of as printed pages. They are not called web screens, web scrolls, web spaces, web maps, or any number of other things that they could just as easily be called. HTML was originally created to help ...

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