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The MasterMind Matrix

Reading Time: 1 minute I’ve been meaning to blog about this for some time, and thought that now is a good time to share.  A few months ago I came across an amazing mindmap at the IQ Matrix called the MasterMind Matrix.  This has to be one of the largest / most intriguing / informative / unique mindmaps that…
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The Visual Wiki: A New Metaphor For Knowledge Access and Management

Reading Time: 1 minute Truly fascinating work! This is next on my list for my Personal Memex. And, the original paper on Scribd: The Visual Wiki: A New Metaphor for Knowledge Access and Management Publish at Scribd or explore others: School Work Essays & Theses Non-fiction web 2.0

15 Effective Tools for Visual Knowledge Management

Reading Time: 9 minutes I’ve discovered a number of interesting applications that help people efficiently organize information. There certainly is no shortage of solutions for this problem domain. Many tools exist that offer the ability to discover, save, organize, search, and retrieve information.

Mind Mapping on Alltop

Reading Time: 1 minute I was happy to discover that I’m now listed on Alltop’s site for Mind Mapping.  So, what is Alltop exactly?  According to their site: The purpose of Alltop is to help you answer the question, “What’s happening?” in “all the topics” that interest you. You may wonder how Alltop is different from a search engine.…
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Joseph Campbell on Creative Incubation

Reading Time: 1 minute From the Power of Myth with Joseph Campbell and Bill Moyers (p.115): MOYERS: You Write in The Mythic Image about the center of transformation, the idea of a sacred place where the temporal walls may dissolve to reveal a wonder.  What does it mean to have a sacred place? CAMPBELL: This is an absolute necessity…
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How to Create Stunning 3D Timelines

Reading Time: 1 minute I have to admit, when I first came across this software last week I was instantly impressed. I’ve had a fascination with software that allow you to visualize and comprehend information in different and exciting ways. Bee Docs Timeline, an application for Mac OS X (sorry Windows and Linux fans), is a great example of how to create and present smooth, professional looking timelines in a relatively easy fashion.

Interactive Map of the Linux Kernel

Reading Time: 1 minute Nothing like combining my love of linux geekery and information visualization: Click here to check out the interactive map.

Visual Mapping Body of Knowledge

Reading Time: 1 minute I recently caught an article that Chuck Frey posted earlier in the month on the Mind Mapping Software Blog.  In the article, The case for a Visual Mapping Body of Knowledge, Chuck interviews Wallace Tait. Wallace Tait is a professional visual mapping consultant based in the Canadian Province of Ontario. He is the co-author of…
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1.5 Million Books in Your Pocket

Reading Time: 1 minute Great news for mobile/cell owners and those who love learning: “One of the great things about an iPhone or Android phone is being able to play Pacman while stuck in line at the post office. Sometimes though, we yearn for something more than just playing games or watching videos. What if you could also access…
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Live Forever With 8 Simple Tips

Reading Time: 1 minute George Dvorsky at Sentient Developments has posted a great article: Eight tips to dramatically improve your chances of living forever 1. Eat the right foods 2. Avoid the wrong foods 3. Adopt a calorically restricted diet 4. Supplement your diet with vitamins and minerals 5. Exercise and be active 6. Avoid dangerous activities and unhealthy…
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