Category: Learning

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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PhilosophersNotes: Get Your Wisdom On!

Reading Time: < 1 minute Brian Johnson, entrepeneur and philosopher at heart, has created a new site/service called PhilosopherNotes. What is PhilosophersNotes?
Think: Mini-CliffsNotes for Self-Development Books!

Instruction Manual for Life

Reading Time: < 1 minute Just found this great video on YouTube (via

Personal Learning Plans

Reading Time: 2 minutes If you consider yourself an autodidact, or are an aspiring polymath, then this post may be of interest.

Time and Time Again

Reading Time: < 1 minute Over the last couple years, I’ve collected links to a number of sites that offer timeline-based browsing and thought I would share. Many of these sites are quite helpful for a number of areas of research, and help put many events into context and historical perspective: From Cave Paintings to the Internet (Formerly From…
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The Man Who Remembers Forever

Reading Time: 2 minutes Last April I blogged about Piotr Wozniak, a Polish Renaissance Man of sorts, who developed an algorithm and software product to help people learn and retain knowledge at amazing levels. His software SuperMemo can help turn people into geniuses. Well, it turns out that there are some people out there with *amazing* memories who can…
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120 Ways to Boost Your Brain Power

Reading Time: < 1 minute Luciano over at Litemind has posted a great article that shows 120 Ways to Boost Your Brain Power. These are things you can do starting today to help you think faster …

Visual Understanding Environment (VUE)

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Visual Understanding Environment (VUE) project at Tufts is focused on creating flexible tools for managing and integrating digital resources in support of teaching, learning and research. VUE provides a flexible visual environment for structuring, presenting, and sharing digital information. At its core, the Visual Understanding Environment (VUE) is a concept and content mapping application,…
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Building the Memex Sixty Years Later: Trends and Directions in Personal Knowledge Bases

Reading Time: 2 minutes By shear serendipity (ala Google), I stumbled across a truly great paper on Personal Knowledge Management. The paper, titled Building the Memex Sixty Years Later: Trends and Directions in Personal Knowledge Bases, is undoubtedly one of the most comprehensive pieces of literature that I’ve read on PKM (Personal Knowledge Management). This paper was written by…
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The Value of an Integral Perspective

Reading Time: < 1 minute Whether it be Integral or some other comprehensive philosophical framework or mental model, there is something to be said for the theories that help us to grasp with better understanding the world around us.  I recently wrote an article on my main blog (Want to Remember Everything You’ll Ever Learn?) about Piotr Wozniak, a Polish…
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