Month: February 2007

Interview with John Searle

Reading Time: < 1 minute Thanks to, I discovered that the Boston Globe recently interviewed John Searle, renowned philospher most famously known for his Chinese Room thought experiment. Link to the Q&A session is here.

Mind Map Search Engine

Reading Time: < 1 minute I was inspired today by two recent posts I read: 1) Getting Things Done: Search all GTD resources at once! 2) The Mind Mapping Software Weblog: Check out my mind mapping software “lens” I decided to test out Google Co-op and create my own custom search engine related to mind mapping. I created a list…
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Popular Posts

Reading Time: < 1 minute I’ve just added a Popular Posts section to the main index. These are the top requests posts, based on the most hits at the end of the month. Here is the current list so far: Digital Enlightenment: Using the Internet for Research, Learning, and Education Dataesthetics: The Power and Beauty of Data Visualization How To…
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Chomsky on Iran, Iraq, and the Rest of the World

Reading Time: < 1 minute From Foreign Policy in Focus: Noam Chomsky is a noted linguist, author, and foreign policy expert. On February 9, Michael Shank interviewed him on the latest developments in U.S. policy toward Iran, Iraq, North Korea, and Venezuela. Along the way, Chomsky also commented on climate change, the World Social Forum, and why international relations are…
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Transhumanist Dictionary: Must Know Terms For The 21st Century

Reading Time: < 1 minute George Dvorsky, a blogger who writes about Transhumanism, has published an updated list of must know terms for today’s intelligentsia. George describes the list as follows: First, I am trying to come up with a list of the most fundamental and crucial terms that are coming to define and will soon re-define the human condition,…
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A Brief History of Holons

Reading Time: < 1 minute I’ve spent the last few months digging deeper into the works of Ken Wilber. I really enjoyed Kosmic Consciousness, and figured the next logical progression in reading Ken’s work would be to read “A Brief History of Everything”. While going through the book, I’ve also been referencing and reading various articles from IntegralWorld. I just…
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Is God a Taoist?

Reading Time: < 1 minute Conversation with God on morality, sin, suffering, good and evil, and the scheme of things.

The Ultimate Getting Things Done Index

Reading Time: < 1 minute I just subscribed to a fairly new Getting Things Done blog at A recent post caught my eye: The Ultimate Getting Things Done Index Keep track of GTD blogs, software, news, etc. all on one page!

MindMeister – Web-based Mind Mapping

Reading Time: < 1 minute The other day Chuck Frey posted about a new web-based mindmapping service called MindMeister. MindMeister launched on February 7th and is currently in private beta. I requested an invite, so hopefully I can give it a test run. So far the service looks *very* promising. One of the more interesting features listed is the ability…
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Reading Time: < 1 minute I just caught an article on O’Reilly Rader titled “Pipes and Filters for the Internet“. Yahoo has announced a nifty new service called Pipes. According to their site: “Pipes is an interactive feed aggregator and manipulator. Using Pipes, you can create feeds that are more powerful, useful and relevant.” AND “Pipes is a hosted service…
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