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Personal Memex

The Vision Over the last few years, I’ve been interested in the fields of Personal Knowledge Management (or PKM) and Personal Learning Environments (or PLE).  I’ve been a knowledge worker as long as I can remember, and have subsequently searched long and hard for numerous software applications and systems to help me better process, organize, and retrieve information.  I’ve tried many…
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MyLifeBits and the Memex Vision

Reading Time: 1 minute Found an intriguing post and powerpoint presentation on MyLifeBits, a Microsoft Research project led by Gordon Bell.   MyLifeBits was inspired by Vannevar Bush‘s hypothetical Memex computer system. The project includes full-text search, text and audio annotations, and hyperlinks. The “experimental subject” of the project is computer scientist Gordon Bell, and the project will try…
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Project: Personal Memex

Reading Time: 1 minute I’ve had some down time the last couple days, and figure it was time to cleanup my public project list.  Most of my work this last year has been solely focusing on building my own Personal Knowledge Management system – my Personal Memex.  I’ve written a number of articles in recent months focusing on open…
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As We May Think: Creating Your Own Personal Memex

Reading Time: 3 minutes The memex ( “memory extender”) is the name given by Vannevar Bush to the theoretical proto-hypertext computer system he proposed in his 1945 The Atlantic Monthly article As We May Think. The memex has influenced the development of subsequential hypertext and intellect augmenting computer systems. Bush’s vision for the memex extended far beyond a mechanism…
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My Projects (2004-2010)

♦ Mindstream Description: Mindstream is a Java-based system tray app to stream and record EEG data from devices that support the ThinkGear (Neurosky) protocol. Github page at: https://github.com/ericblue/MindStream/ ♦ Personal Memex Description: Comprehensive Personal Knowledge Management (PKM) system built using a collection of open source projects and custom modules. Hosted at: http://eric-blue.com/my-projects/personal-memex/ ♦ Fitbit Hacks Description: I put this site…
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Homepage

About Me Hi, I’m Eric, an LA-based technologist and entrepreneur.  I’m passionate about technology, health and fitness, love animals, enjoy traveling and good food, and embrace life-long learning!  I originally created this personal website and blog back in 2004 to start sharing some of my musings and writings on technology, philosophy and personal development.   Over…
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Weekly Lifestream for November 13th

Reading Time: 2 minutes Shared Weekly Lifestream for November 6th. Weekly Lifestream for November 6th Whoever handles social media at @Gizmodo needs fired. Shame on them for posting snuff videos. Forget off topic.. beyond disrespectful. Shared 5 Big Happiness Myths Debunked–And The Power Of Negative Thinking | Fast Company | Business Innovation. Building a ’45s era memex makes me…
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Weekly Lifestream for June 5th

Reading Time: 3 minutes Happy to see reference to Bush & the Memex at #QS2011 – inspired my own system http://j.mp/l1v9Py [ericblue] Very cool & extreme quantifying… Ranking it up there with Gordon Bell #QS2011 [ericblue] Shared arduino.js: JavaScript-to-Arduino I/O control interface. Shared MyMedLab.com – Online Lab Tests Made Simple! – Lab Tests Online. Shared SpectraCell Laboratories. RT @EthanZ:…
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GeoLocation (GPS) and Self-Tracking

Reading Time: 5 minutes You know what they say: Location Location Location.  I posted a reply to yesterday’s Quantified Self article answering what degree of self-tracking I’m already doing.  Here’s the rundown: Mint for financial tracking and monitoring of budget and spending habits Fitbit for tracking activity level, calories burned, distance walked and sleep quality (New) MyZeo for detailed…
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